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TeddyP
August 27 2014

Darth Vader’s Lightsaber Causes Bomb Scare

An old plastic lightsaber toy left on the side of the road in Alaska caused a bit of a bomb scare, prompting local police to call in their bomb expert. Last week, an unidentified resident became...
Crime HQ
August 22 2014

Kids Say the Darndest Things: Kids Reenact Emmy-Nominated TV Shows

Do you love Mad Men, True Detective, Breaking Bad, and Game of Thrones? Well, you might just love them even more when you see Kids Reenact Emmy-Nominated TV Shows. The Emmys air this Monday, do...
TeddyP
August 20 2014

Trespassing Woman Kicked in Face by Zoo’s Giraffe

One zoo visitor made it a mission to see her favorite animal up close, however, the giraffe did not share her excitement at all. The woman, Amanda Hall of San Luis Obispo, California climbed...
Crime HQ
August 1 2014

Nature’s Trimmest Figures Depend On Raw Food Juicing

Pouncing and ambushing only use so many calories when you're devouring food up to 3 times your size. And yet, we've never seen a spider with a Homer-Simpson belly like a python's. How do...
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....
Crime HQ
June 30 2014

30 Nefarious Ways to Celebrate the 4th of July

Among other invaluable services, the inimitable Janet Rudolph curates mysteries themed by holiday, and during vacation is when many of us have more time for crime! Here are a few Independence Day treats:   The...
Crime HQ
June 17 2014

Scooby Doo Onesie Saved Me from a Beating

Why can't we all just have snacks and get along? A man in a Scooby Doo onesie for a fancy dress (read: costume) party was attacked at a pub by a woman (probably Old Man Quigley in disguise). According...
Crime HQ
March 14 2014

Weren’t We Just Talking About Florida?

If you're keeping track, it was just two days ago that Jennifer Proffitt told us all about the Hampton, the Florida town that might be shut down due to corruption in the police department after...
dvaleris
March 8 2014

Fresh Meat: Bad Machinery Vol II: The Case Of The Good Boy by John Allison

Bad Machinery: The Case Of The Good Boy by John Allison is the second volume in the web comic series about the middle grade sleuths of Griswald's Grammar School in Tackleford, England (available...
Crime HQ
March 6 2014

Babies Gunning For Trouble? Young Howitzer Seems Fine to Us

...baby name expert [Laura Wattenberg] took stock of the increase in gun and hunting-themed baby names. Her statistics [from 2002-2012] show a steady rise in firearm nomenclature.... “Colt,...
JoeBro33
February 19 2014

A Big Mouth Billy Bass-Kicking

A would-be burglar in Minnesota fled after initially breaking into Hooked on Fishing, a bait and tackle shop, after unknowingly setting off the wall-mounted, motion-activated Big Mouth Billy Bass...
BrianBandell
January 16 2014

Brad Meltzer’s Newest Heroes are Children

Brad Meltzer is best known for his thrillers that incorporate historical facts and politics but now he’s taking a swerve in his career path, branching out into children’s books with the...
CToohey
December 18 2013

Low-Rent Robot Police On the Sniff in Silicon Valley

Via the International Business Times: Silicon Valley startup Knightscope has created robots that can replace policemen - and cost just $6.25 (£3.80) an hour to rent. The robots,...
DaveRichards
December 17 2013

Holiday Havoc: 5 Warped, Weird, & Wonderful Christmas Graphic Novels

Christmas is a time where an overweight immortal man pilots a sleigh of flying reindeer across the globe, an angel shows a suicidal man the impact he’s had on the world, and spectral entities...
Crime HQ
November 22 2013

Kermit the Frog, International Criminal?: Muppets Most Wanted Trailer

What happens when Kermit the Frog is mistaken for an international criminal? Muppets Most Wanted, of course! Ricky Gervais, Tina Fey, and Ty Burrell star in the sequel to 2011's Oscar-award-winning...
Terrie
October 30 2013

The Master of the Who-Dunnit: Dr. Seuss

Theodor Seuss Geisel was born in Massachusetts in 1904. He attended Dartmouth College in New Hampshire, where he spent much of his time working on the school humor magazine the Jack-O-Lantern. After...
jenny_maloney
October 15 2013

Fresh Meat: Double Vision: Code Name 711 by F.T. Bradley

Double Vision: Code Name 711 by F.T. Bradley is the second book in the Double Vision kid espionage mystery series (available October 15, 2013). Lincoln Baker is just trying to live life. He’s...
Crime HQ
October 7 2013

Now Win This!: Kids’ Top Secret Spy Kit

F.T. Bradley's latest book in her Double Vision middle grade series is coming out on October 15. In honor of that release, Ms. Bradley has put together a special prize pack with signed copies of...
KateVossBlogger
October 2 2013

The Young Crime-Solving Protégés: Top 5 Kid Detectives

Kid Detectives: The Young Crime-Solving Protégés Encyclopedia Brown possess a skill many of us wish we had or wish we were better at — knowing just about everything. If I had...
AmyLewis
September 25 2013

The Digital Detective: Nancy Drew Video Games

She is the undisputed Queen of Girl Sleuths, the Uber-Goddess with a roadster, so it should be no surprise that the Nancy Drew Mystery Games by Her Interactive, truly truly have no peer in the realm. And...
dvaleris
August 22 2013

Fresh Meat: Delilah Dirk and the Turkish Lieutenant by Tony Cliff

Delilah Dirk and the Turkish Lieutenant by Tony Cliff is a graphic novel about an alternate 19th century, where an adventuress takes a new friend and a flying boat to rob a Sultan (available August...
cmorgan
August 16 2013

And the Lion Says…Bark?!

The zoo located in the People's Park of Luohe, in the province of Henan China had attempted something that was so cartoon, it could very well have been an episode of Scooby Doo. Almost. The...
BrianGreene
August 15 2013

A Kid’s Review: Revenge of the Lizard Club by Thea Stilton

The best way to review a children’s book is to take it to the kids themselves! Blogger Brian Greene asked his daughter Violet to review the graphic novel Revenge of the Lizard Club by Thea Stilton...
AmyLewis
August 7 2013

Video Games and The Digital Detective

Now let’s be clear what I mean by “Video Games” here. I’m not talking about MMORPGs (Massively Multiplayer Online Roleplaying Games) like World of Warcraft. For me, its the MM...
cmorgan
August 2 2013

Lois Lane and Batman Sitting In a Tree...

We love a good investigation. Whether it is by some brilliant consulting detective like Sherlock Holmes or a plucky, slightly unfortunate reporter like Kolchak. As long as there is a mystery to...
Crime HQ
July 4 2013

Earworm: Ooh, There’s Gonna Be Fireworks!

And if there's one thing that makes us happy it's you know that—ooh!—there's gonna be fi-iiiire-works! Enjoy the holiday!
dvaleris
June 26 2013

Fresh Meat: Bad Machinery: The Case Of The Team Spirit by John Allison

Bad Machinery: The Case of  the Team Spirit by John Allison is the first volume in the web comic about the middle grade sleuths of Griswald's Grammar School in Tackleford, England (available...
Crime HQ
June 19 2013

Zinng: Winners in Kid-Friendly Crime

  Recently, from the list of nominees for the Carnegie Award for children's fiction and the Kate Greenaway Award for children's illustrated books, we narrowed down our shortlist...
Crime HQ
June 12 2013

Parenting, Justified-Style

Justified's Raylan Givens is about to be a parent. Every person takes on parenting in different ways and we're sure that'll be no different once there's a giggling baby Givens out there....
CToohey
May 30 2013

The BeSSSt Python Cake From An Ophidiophobic Baker

Francesca Pitcher of the UK’s North Star Cakes is a very talented sculptor and baker, but more than that, a very generous mom. We know this, because she faced her own deep fear of snakes, using...