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Crime (genre)

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  • Book review: 'Dreams & Schemes: My Decade of Fun in the Sun' by Steve Lopez

    Book review: 'Dreams & Schemes: My Decade of Fun in the Sun' by Steve Lopez
    Dreams & Schemes: My Decade of Fun in the Sun Steve Lopez Camino Books: 309 pp., $17.95 paper At most newspapers the first-person singular pronoun, like the nuclear football, is entrusted to one person at a time. Usually cityside columns go to native...
  • Review: "The Troubled Man: A Kurt Wallander Novel" by Henning Mankell

    Review: "The Troubled Man: A Kurt Wallander Novel" by Henning Mankell
    Mother of Mercy, is this the end of Kurt Wallander? Don't worry, the peerless Swedish police detective, the pride of the force in rural Ystad, doesn't get ruthlessly gunned down like Edward G. Robinson's Rico Bandello in "Little Caesar." It's that author...
  • Jesse Metcalfe seeks a buyer for his Beverly Hills Post Office-area home

    Jesse Metcalfe seeks a buyer for his Beverly Hills Post Office-area home
    "Desperate Housewives" star Jesse Metcalfe has listed his Beverly Hills Post Office-area home at $2.2 million. The Mediterranean main house and guesthouse have 2,000 square feet of living space, including three bedrooms and three bathrooms. A stone hot...
  • Dark passages: Hungry for justice

    Dark passages: Hungry for justice
    Today's news stories abound with accounts of men who do unspeakable things to women. Sadly, this is not a new phenomenon, nor will such events go away. But whether it's the sex charges leveled against Wikileaks front man Julian Assange, ABC News' Lara...
  • Talk-show host fought weight problem

    Talk-show host fought weight problem
    "My butt was so big, I could serve dinner for eight on it." Rim shot. One hundred pounds lighter and with a considerably smaller derriere, keynote speaker author and radio talk show host Mother Love regaled her audience of more than 1,000 women at the...
  • 'Law & Order' Actress Testifies In Stalker Case

    'Law & Order' Actress Testifies In Stalker Case
    Television actress Kathryn Erbe says she got a "very bad feeling" from an accused stalker when he approached her on location. The star of "Law & Order: Criminal Intent" testified Wednesday in Brooklyn at the federal trial of Charles Nagel. The...
  • Crimes grow in rich Appalachian soil

    Crimes grow in rich Appalachian soil
    Say the word "Appalachia" in some variant or another and the probability is pretty high that someone will come back with a humorous remark — or one he or she thinks is funny, but isn't. It's a region that stretches as far north as the state of New...
  • British TV cops are a tormented lot

    British TV cops are a tormented lot
    Channel-surf almost any night of the week in Britain and chances are you'll come across a gruesome crime drama featuring a dark and tortured soul whose brutal, morally repellent deeds make you recoil in horror. And that's just the detective. The...
  • Conn. Home Invasion Killer's Elaborate Oyster Suicide Plan

    Conn. Home Invasion Killer's Elaborate Oyster Suicide Plan
    HARTFORD, CT -- While Steven Hayes sat on Connecticut's death row late in 2011, the trial of his accomplice in the Cheshire home invasion killings was underway in a New Haven courtroom. Joshua Komisarjevsky's lawyers were rolling out a no-holds-barred,...
  • The plain truths of Oscar winners

    The plain truths of Oscar winners
    Ozark waitresses turned boxers. Los Angelenos battling over racial and social inequality. Boston's criminal element and a do-gooder detective. A West Texas cowboy and a satchel of money. A slum kid from India and a game show. Bomb specialists in Iraq...
  • Dark Passages: A butcher's boy returns

    Dark Passages: A butcher's boy returns
    When thrillers work best they not only generate tremendous momentum and create indelible characters worthy of emotional attachment, they also assume the reader is smart. Smart enough to deduce conclusions a little earlier than the characters, to learn...