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Crime HQ
November 24 2014

Headlining This Year’s Frozen Turkey Drop

It's widely known that newsmen love loathe holidays, and this year, vehicular mayhem set up a Thanksgiving report most foul for one reporter at the L.A. Times: A big rig packed with...
TeddyP
November 5 2014

Jumping Beans Cause Bomb Scare

A report of a “ticking” package phoned in Saturday by a postal worker in Carlsbad, California turned out to be something no one would have expected. When the package was opened, the...
Crime HQ
October 31 2014

Pumpkin Facts: Cinderella, Beer, and Ostriches

Be illuminated (and possibly de-wormed and de-freckled) with these odd pumpkin facts! Previously, we've shared incredibly carved squash, discussed the truth and myths behind Halloween candy poisoning...
Crime HQ
October 22 2014

In the Kitchen with Walter W.

Miss Breaking Bad so much you can taste it? So does Walter Wheat, the pseudonymous author of Baking Bad, a parody/tribute cookbook due out on October 28. True, Ricin Krispie Squares might not sound...
TeddyP
October 8 2014

Man Steals $1,200 Worth of Meat By Stuffing it Down His Pants

Oh hi, is that $1,200 worth of meat in your pocket, or are you just really happy to see me? An A&P supermarket employee, Gregory Rodriguez, has been accused of fourth degree grand larceny after...
TeddyP
October 2 2014

Human Flesh Hamburger Coming Soon?

Is there a human flesh hamburger coming to a restaurant near you? A burger that only the likes of Hannibal Lecter would appreciate is actually in the works. London based Chef Jim Thomlinson has done...
Crime HQ
September 30 2014

Now Win This!: The Second Paper Capers Sweepstakes

These five suspenseful paperbacks might bend, but you're more likely to break! Register to enter for a chance to win! This Sweepstakes has ended. Thanks for entering! This is NOT a...
Terrie
August 31 2014

Fresh Meat: Death Is Like a Box of Chocolates by Kathy Aarons

Death Is Like A Box of Chocolates is the first cozy in the new Chocolate Covered Mystery series written by Kathy Aarons. When Fulbright Scholar Erica Russell comes home to West Riverdale, Maryland,...
TeddyP
July 30 2014

Man Robs Restaurant and Returns for Lunch the Same Day

Here at Criminal Element we are not normally in the business of giving advice to the bad guys, but a man in Costa Mesa, California might want to rethink his love for the popular El Pollo Loco chain....
TeddyP
July 16 2014

Man Faces Charges for Carving Watermelon

A man from Connecticut faces criminal charges after a woman told authorities he 'stabbed' a watermelon sitting on the counter in a “passive-aggressive” manner. The woman...
ScottAdlerberg
June 27 2014

Gangster Cinema, British Style: The Cook, the Thief, His Wife and Her Lover (1989)

The Cook, the Thief, His Wife, and Her Lover is not the first film you're likely to come up with when thinking about British gangster movies. Filmmaker Peter Greenaway, who began his artistic endeavors...
TeddyP
May 14 2014

Woman Calls Cops on Subway Over Flatizza Sauce

We all love our favorite pizza sause and some of us love it more than others. A North Carolina woman was placed under arrest and charged with misuse of the 911 system after allegedly calling the...
girlygirl415
May 3 2014

Fresh Meat: Boiled Over by Barbara Ross

Boiled Over by Barbara Ross is the second cozy installment in the Maine Clambake mystery series featuring Julia Snowden, former New York City girl who has returned to Busman’s Harbor, Maine, to...
TeddyP
March 20 2014

Woman Torches Car Over a McFlurry

The lack of a delicous ice cream treat made a Florida woman really hot-headed. According to the witnesses at the scene, the woman set a man's car on fire in the parking lot of a Jacksonville McDonald's...
Crime HQ
March 18 2014

Chocolate Pill? Thousands Involved in 4-Year Test

It's no secret that in controlled doses, certain types of dark chocolate can have a positive effect on the human body. Previous studies have shown that cocoa flavanols improve blood pressure,...
Crime HQ
December 6 2013

Resolving Conflict One Cake at a Time

We just delivered this to @amazon HQ in honor of a 3 year overdue invoice. Can we please get this mess fixed? —ruaok http://t.co/K6OJWis3NK — MusicBrainz (@MusicBrainz) December...
Crime HQ
November 28 2013

Deadly Nightshade in the Cranberry Sauce?

Chewing like this guy, you'll always notice the difference, not to mention avoiding a holiday Heimlich marathon. Knitting artist and rescue enthusiast Katie Bradley of Vancouver, Washington...
jenny_maloney
November 26 2013

Fresh Meat: The Missing Dough by Chris Cavender

The Missing Dough by Chris Cavender is the sixth installment of the Pizza Lovers Mystery series featuring Eleanor Swift, who faces the skewering of a former brother-in-law during the Founders Day Festival...
Crime HQ
October 29 2013

Now Win This!: Trick-or-Treat Food Mystery Sweepstakes

Halloween is almost here and instead of a trick, we thought we'd give you a treat of food mysteries! While cannolis and clam chowder aren't the typical treats for Halloween, we imagine these...
Crime HQ
October 29 2013

Rest in Piece of Cake

Like many people over the weekend, you may have gone to a Halloween party or are planning to have some sort of shindig on October 31. If you're still scrambling for any food ideas, we have one that...
Master_Blaster
October 22 2013

Pass the F**king Potatoes, or Foul Things Soldiers Say

There’s a scene in the movie Hamburger Hill that rings so true, I can’t help but remember it every time I hear someone say pass the potatoes. Usually at Thanksgiving or Christmas, someone...
LondonMcGuire
October 22 2013

Fashion and Food According to Dr. Hannibal Lecter

Don Draper may have his own Banana Republic line, but he's not the only well-dressed antihero on TV today.  Hannibal Lecter has made the transition to the small scene on NBC's Hannibal,...
JenniferProffitt
October 15 2013

Eye-Popping Cake Pops

And the eyes have it! At least for this fun Halloween treat. Make your guests' stomachs squirm with this finger food! Hat tip to Party City for creating these lovely favors and giving us many...
Crime HQ
October 14 2013

Extortion At the Office: Cheetos Edition

When you really, really like Cheetos, sometimes extreme measures will become necessary. Deep inside, we all probably suspected that, but here's more evidence. The delectably crunchy, cheesy...
Crime HQ
October 3 2013

Trick or Toast!: Occult Jam Made from Princess Diana’s Hair

This is not a joke, but an actual, edible product created as surreal art by Bompas & Parr. The ingredients of their Occult Milk Jam are “milk, cream, caster sugar, Hendrick's Gin infused...
Crime HQ
September 24 2013

Now Win This!: Bouchercon 2013 Bundle Sweepstakes

If you missed this year's Bouchercon, the international crime convention, we've brought back two fistfuls of titles with something for everyone—and even enough to share! This Sweepstakes...
Crime HQ
September 11 2013

Witch Fingers: The Knuckles are Deliciously Crispy

There are lots of versions of these out there—even necrotized zombie ones—but here are the instructions from Karen Pack's Pinterest board (thanks!) with this great picture. Simply...
Crime HQ
September 4 2013

Crimes Against Cake and possibly EMTs

Ignoring the fact that chocolate strawberries and fire trucks don't go together, and ignoring the fact that the aforementioned fire truck image has been ripped off from clipart.com, don't you...
TyTreadwell
August 30 2013

Last Supper of a Black Widow and More Women of Death Row

Recent surveys show that men and women have different mindsets when it comes to dieting, and apparently, not even death row can erase that disparity between the sexes. Counting calories when you’re...
niidasholm
August 30 2013

Fresh Meat: Clammed Up by Barbara Ross

Clammed Up by Barbara Ross is the debut of a new cozy mystery series set in coastal Maine, featuring struggling family-businessowner Julie Snowden, a killer at a wedding party, and traditional seafood...