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True Crime and Nonfiction

Proving that life can be stranger than fiction. Real people, real motives, real crimes.

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April 24 2014
In writing my historical novels, which are set in seventeenth-century England, I have had to...
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April 24 2014
We can understand why someone might want a tattoo erased. Perhaps a presumed-permanent lover is no...
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April 23 2014
Game of Pawns: No, it's not the cutthroat tale of four families desperately trying to take...
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April 21 2014
Prisoners at The Northeast Ohio Correctional Center (NEOCC) might be in the big house for the...
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April 17 2014
A couple of clumsy burglars were arrested after one of them accidentally dialed 911 and didn’t...
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April 15 2014
Walter White has been many things. Teacher, husband, father, murderer, and meth cooker. While he won't...
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April 11 2014
Everyone has seen a movie where a stunt actor on screen is suddenly engulfed in flames and runs...
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April 10 2014
The People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) wants to turn Jeffrey Dahmer's Ohio home...
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April 9 2014
Pop artist as crime poet? Well, Claes Oldenburg's work repeatedly makes monuments out...
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April 8 2014
You may think you're brave, but no one will be as brave as the man who tested out a new bulletproof...
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April 4 2014
In 1888, Henry Marsh, the oldest son of a large English family, immigrated to New Zealand, where he...
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April 4 2014
Carved by hand and painted into fantastic shapes like leopards, jet planes, cell phones, chickens,...
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April 3 2014
One highly flirtatious burglar landed himself in the slammer after the police used a pretty girl to...
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March 27 2014
Ad campaigns and stricter laws on texting while driving apparently weren't good enough for one...
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March 26 2014
Two men have been arrested after a photo from a College at Brockport off-campus party went viral. The...
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March 20 2014
The lack of a delicous ice cream treat made a Florida woman really hot-headed. According to the witnesses...
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March 19 2014
From The Times of India: Neelam, wife of Vijay Sharma, the editor of a Hindi daily, was found...
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March 18 2014
Roosevelt's Beast by Louis Bayard is a historical reimagining of a torturous 1914 scientific expedition...
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March 14 2014
If you're keeping track, it was just two days ago that Jennifer Proffitt told us all about...
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March 13 2014
An extremely distressed cat is behind bars after it attacked a baby and held his family hostage in...
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March 11 2014
We've already learned earlier this week what happens when you mix beer and the Australian...
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March 6 2014
Here’s how it commenced: One night when I was twelve, maybe thirteen, I caught the film Ten...
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March 6 2014
...baby name expert [Laura Wattenberg] took stock of the increase in gun and hunting-themed...
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March 3 2014
Thank goodness she has a tote bag! This bounty of Good and Evil from our sweepstakes found its...
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February 27 2014
Here at CrimeHQ, the more murder, mystery, and mayhem you can fit into your movie, the more we’ll...
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February 25 2014
The 2014 World Cup is set to kick off on Thursday, June 12th in Brazil, and fans who are journeying...
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February 20 2014
Prior to the start of the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics, the news was rife with concern about security,...
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February 19 2014
A would-be burglar in Minnesota fled after initially breaking into Hooked on Fishing, a bait...
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February 17 2014
He doesn’t look much like Paul Newman, but he is Butch Cassidy—the real Butch Cassidy—and...
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February 14 2014
Could you be in a country that has banned, outlawed, or strongly urged against the celebration of...