Ex Runs Over New Girlfriend

Plenty of women have thought about committing a crime like this, but few lack impulse control to actually follow through. An Illinois woman ran over her ex-boyfriend’s new girlfriend with her car. Intentionally. Read more from the Chicago Tribune.

Ex Runs Over New Girlfriend

Plenty of women have thought about committing a crime like this, but few lack impulse control to actually follow through. An Illinois woman ran over her ex-boyfriend’s new girlfriend with her car. Intentionally. Read more from the Chicago Tribune.

mystery novel

How to Craft a Compelling Mystery

Last weekend at the LA Times Festival of Books, four mystery writers unveiled their techniques for crafting compelling crime fiction. This is a fantastic event, a huge book fair that takes over UCLA for a weekend filled with informative panels.

mystery novel

How to Craft a Compelling Mystery

Last weekend at the LA Times Festival of Books, four mystery writers unveiled their techniques for crafting compelling crime fiction. This is a fantastic event, a huge book fair that takes over UCLA for a weekend filled with informative panels.

pickup on south street

Friday Noir: Pickup on South Street

Directed by the incomparable Sam Fuller, Pickup on South Street is a visually-compelling noir film starring Richard Windmark and Jean Peters.  

pickup on south street

Friday Noir: Pickup on South Street

Directed by the incomparable Sam Fuller, Pickup on South Street is a visually-compelling noir film starring Richard Windmark and Jean Peters.  

cancun spring break

Mexican Gang Violence Mars Spring Break

Two men with a machine gun and a handgun opened fire in a bar near a Cancun resort, killing six people. Read more from the Chicago Tribune.

cancun spring break

Mexican Gang Violence Mars Spring Break

Two men with a machine gun and a handgun opened fire in a bar near a Cancun resort, killing six people. Read more from the Chicago Tribune.

An Evening with Dashiell Hammett

Oh, how I miss Los Angeles. This April, the Los Angeles Visionaries Association (LAVA) is hosting a literary salon that sounds simply fantastic: a literary salon dedicated to one of the greatest crime writers of the 20th century, Dashiell Hammett,

An Evening with Dashiell Hammett

Oh, how I miss Los Angeles. This April, the Los Angeles Visionaries Association (LAVA) is hosting a literary salon that sounds simply fantastic: a literary salon dedicated to one of the greatest crime writers of the 20th century, Dashiell Hammett,

rocky king detective

Gumshoe Tuesday: Rocky King, Detective

If you’re looking for an old-timey tough guy detective show, look no further than Rocky King, Detective. A 1950s noir detective show, made back when smoking was glamorous and people wore evening gowns to nightclubs. Now that’s class.

rocky king detective

Gumshoe Tuesday: Rocky King, Detective

If you’re looking for an old-timey tough guy detective show, look no further than Rocky King, Detective. A 1950s noir detective show, made back when smoking was glamorous and people wore evening gowns to nightclubs. Now that’s class.

9 year old armed robbery

9-Year-Old Charged with Armed Robbery

A 9-year-old boy was charged with armed robbery at a Chicago area McDonald’s, and has also been charged with a recent carjacking. So much for the age of innocence. Here in Chicago, you don’t even need to hit puberty to

9 year old armed robbery

9-Year-Old Charged with Armed Robbery

A 9-year-old boy was charged with armed robbery at a Chicago area McDonald’s, and has also been charged with a recent carjacking. So much for the age of innocence. Here in Chicago, you don’t even need to hit puberty to