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  • Clark Rockefeller Conman Tale Taking Twisty Path to Bigscreen

    Walter Kirn's novels "Thumbsucker" and "Up in the Air" were adapted for the screen, but his latest work, "Blood Will Out," faces a few Hollywood hurdles, even though the nonfiction piece tells a stranger-than-truth story that seems meant for the movies....
  • Review: 'Blood Will Out' by Walter Kirn

    In 1998, the writer Walter Kirn agreed to drive a crippled dog from Montana to New York as a favor to a man he had never met. That seems like a strangely extravagant gesture of kindness until you learn the man's name, which vibrates now, as it must have...
  • Walter Kirn befriends a con man in 'Blood Will Out'

    Walter Kirn befriends a con man in 'Blood Will Out'
    Walter Kirn's new profile of the serial liar and convicted murderer known as "Clark Rockefeller" is no ordinary work of true crime and literary journalism. "Blood Will Out: The True Story of a Murder, a Mystery, and a Masquerade" is the chronicle of...
  • Rockefeller impostor expected to be sentenced for murder Thursday

    Rockefeller impostor expected to be sentenced for murder Thursday
    A convicted killer who once masqueraded as a member of the Rockefeller family is expected to be sentenced Thursday in Los Angeles Superior Court. Christian Karl Gerhartsreiter was found guilty in April of murdering his landlady’s adult son, John...
  • Rockefeller impostor convicted of murder

    Rockefeller impostor convicted of murder
    The mystery behind the body buried in a San Marino backyard, defense attorneys argued, came down to this: The victim's wife did it. Linda Sohus had vanished in February 1985 around the same time as her husband, John. She was frustrated living with a...
  • Man crushed by BART elevator in San Francisco

     
    Authorities continued Monday to investigate the death of a man who appeared to have been crushed by an elevator at a BART station in San Francisco. The victim, described as an adult male, was found Sunday at the Montgomery Street......
  • Southern California earthquake: More than 100 aftershocks

     
    Monday morning's magnitude 4.7 earthquake in Riverside County was followed by more than 100 small aftershocks that radiated northeast, indicating that the quake occurred on a secondary fault of the San Jacinto fault, according to the USGS....
  • Southern California earthquake brings jolt but little damage

     
    A magnitude 4.7 earthquake centered in Riverside County startled people across the Southland on Monday, with residents from downtown Los Angeles to Mexico reportedly feeling the temblor. The quake, initially listed as a 5.2 before being downgraded, was...
  • California earthquake packed unusually wide punch, experts say

     
    Monday morning's magnitude 4.7 earthquake in Riverside County was the largest temblor to hit the Los Angeles region in three years and has produced more than 100 aftershocks. It caused no major damage, but it was felt over what seismologists......
  • Family to Rockefeller impostor: 'Why did you kill my brother?'

    Family to Rockefeller impostor: 'Why did you kill my brother?'
    The family of a man whose body was found years ago buried in his San Marino backyard had plenty of questions Thursday after his convicted murderer was sentenced, but it all came down to this: Why? Christian Karl Gerhartsreiter, who once masqueraded as a...
  • Rockefeller impostor gets 27 years in prison; maintains innocence

    Rockefeller impostor gets 27 years in prison; maintains innocence
    The man convicted of murder who masqueraded as a member of the Rockefeller family proclaimed his innocence Thursday as he was sentenced to 27 years to life in prison. Christian Karl Gerhartsreiter was found guilty in April of murdering his landlady&...