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“Burger King” Arrested for Drunk Driving
Blogs
December 15 2017

“Burger King” Arrested for Drunk Driving

Adam Wagner
Sometimes royalty just wants a chance to mingle with the common folk. Princess Jasmine...
Now Win <i>This</i>!: True Crime Thursday Bundle Sweepstakes
Blogs
December 14 2017

Now Win This!: True Crime Thursday Bundle Sweepstakes

Crime HQ
It's True Crime Thursday! Every Thursday, we've been bringing you the best in true crime...
Two Lovers Against the Law
Blogs
December 8 2017

Two Lovers Against the Law

Adam Wagner
True love is hard to quantify. What would you do if the girl you loved was locked up each night,...
Watch the Official Trailer for Netflix’s Upcoming True Crime Docuseries <i>Wormwood</i>
Blogs
December 7 2017

Watch the Official Trailer for Netflix’s Upcoming True Crime Docuseries Wormwood

Crime HQ
Biological warfare. LSD. CIA conspiracies. Netflix’s upcoming true crime documentary...
Burglars Attempt to Break into Home Being Investigated for a Break-In
Blogs
December 1 2017

Burglars Attempt to Break into Home Being Investigated for a Break-In

Adam Wagner
Looks like someone forgot to check the burglar master schedule. In Charlotte, North Carolina,...
In the Shadow of a Killer: Forever Affected by Ted Bundy’s Reign of Evil
Blogs
November 30 2017

In the Shadow of a Killer: Forever Affected by Ted Bundy’s Reign of Evil

Joanna Schaffhausen
Ted Bundy murdered more than 30 women before authorities locked him up for good, and his grisly...
5 New Books to Read this Week: November 28, 2017
Blogs
November 29 2017

5 New Books to Read this Week: November 28, 2017

Crime HQ
Every Wednesday, we here at Criminal Element will put together a list of Staff Picks of the books...
Crime/Mystery/Thrillers Coming to (and Leaving) Netflix in December 2017
Blogs
November 27 2017

Crime/Mystery/Thrillers Coming to (and Leaving) Netflix in December 2017

Crime HQ
Highlighted by the highly anticipated fourth season of Peaky Blinders and the Disney exclusive...
Jake Bernstein Excerpt: <i>Secrecy World</i>
Excerpts
November 23 2017

Jake Bernstein Excerpt: Secrecy World

Jake Bernstein
Secrecy World by Jake Bernstein, a two-time Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist, takes us inside the...
Watch the Official Trailer for <i>American Crime Story: The Assassination of Gianni Versace</i>
Blogs
November 20 2017

Watch the Official Trailer for American Crime Story: The Assassination of Gianni Versace

Crime HQ
Giovanni Maria “Gianni” Versace was a famous Italian fashion designer who was shot...
Man Flees Police, Hides Under the Covers, Claims He’s “Just Sleeping”
Blogs
November 17 2017

Man Flees Police, Hides Under the Covers, Claims He’s “Just Sleeping”

Adam Wagner
When you're a kid, what's the safest place of which you can think? In bed, under the...
Don Fulsom Excerpt: <i>The Mafia’s President</i>
Excerpts
November 16 2017

Don Fulsom Excerpt: The Mafia’s President

Don Fulsom
The Mafia’s President by Don Fulsom draws on newly released government tapes, documents,...
Watch the First Official Trailer for <i>The Post</i>
Blogs
November 13 2017

Watch the First Official Trailer for The Post

Crime HQ
Meryl Streep and Tom Hanks join forces to take down government corruption and massive coverups...
Armed Robber Hands Out Stolen Pastries During Heist
Blogs
November 10 2017

Armed Robber Hands Out Stolen Pastries During Heist

Adam Wagner
You can be a bad guy without being a bad guy.  Armed robbers in Houston, Texas, walked...
The Prequel to <i>Mindhunter</i>: How Dr. James Brussell Created the World of Criminal Profiling
Blogs
November 9 2017

The Prequel to Mindhunter: How Dr. James Brussell Created the World of Criminal Profiling

Michael Cannell
Read Michael Cannell's exclusive guest post about Dr. James Brussell, the psychiatrist who...
Watch the Red Band Trailer for <i>I, Tonya</i> (NSFW)
Blogs
November 6 2017

Watch the Red Band Trailer for I, Tonya (NSFW)

Crime HQ
This week, Neon released the red band trailer for the upcoming I, Tonya—the darkly comedic...
Video Game Shooting, Tap Dancing DUI, Trapped with Beer, and more: The Bullet List
All Fiction
November 4 2017

Video Game Shooting, Tap Dancing DUI, Trapped with Beer, and more: The Bullet List

Crime HQ
These are some of the more interesting, weird, and crazy true crime related stories from the...
Car Thief Leaves Behind His Wallet
Blogs
November 3 2017

Car Thief Leaves Behind His Wallet

Teddy Pierson
A car thief left behind the one thing he should not have. According to KY3 News, a hospital...
The Case Made Famous by Truman Capote’s <i>In Cold Blood</i> to Be Adapted as True Crime Documentary
Blogs
November 2 2017

The Case Made Famous by Truman Capote’s In Cold Blood to Be Adapted as True Crime Documentary

Crime HQ
Truman Capote’s seminal In Cold Blood is the one of the bestselling true crime novels in...
Brett Archibald Excerpt: <i>Alone: Lost Overboard in the Indian Ocean</i>
Excerpts
November 1 2017

Brett Archibald Excerpt: Alone: Lost Overboard in the Indian Ocean

Brett Archibald
Alone: Lost Overboard in the Indian Ocean by Brett Archibald is an autobiographical narrative...
Scuba Mask Wearing Robber, Pot Delivered via Amazon, Maternity Ward Heroin, and more: The Bullet List
Blogs
October 28 2017

Scuba Mask Wearing Robber, Pot Delivered via Amazon, Maternity Ward Heroin, and more: The Bullet List

Crime HQ
These are some of the more interesting, weird, and crazy true crime related stories from the...
Naked Burglar Eats Pineapples
Blogs
October 27 2017

Naked Burglar Eats Pineapples

Teddy Pierson
When you think of home burglary, you might picture someone dressed in all black stealing your...
Interview with a Serial Killer: How Netflix’s <i>Mindhunter</i> Gets it Totally Right
Blogs
October 26 2017

Interview with a Serial Killer: How Netflix’s Mindhunter Gets it Totally Right

Crime HQ
One of the most chilling and captivating aspects of David Fincher's Netflix series Mindhunter...
5 Reasons I Love <i>Mindhunter</i>
Blogs
October 23 2017

5 Reasons I Love Mindhunter

Ellison Cooper
When I saw the teaser for the new Netflix show Mindhunter, I was skeptical of yet another televised...
Evil Clowns, Pants Full of Meat, Airlines Passenger Pees on Seatmate, and more: The Bullet List
Blogs
October 21 2017

Evil Clowns, Pants Full of Meat, Airlines Passenger Pees on Seatmate, and more: The Bullet List

Crime HQ
These are some of the more interesting, weird, and crazy true crime related stories from the...
The Deep and Twisted Roots of <i>Lore</i>
Blogs
October 20 2017

The Deep and Twisted Roots of Lore

Angie Barry
Werewolves. Witches. Vampires. Ghosts. Monsters. They’ve rampaged, romanced, and revenged...
Florida Man Googled “How to Rob a Bank” Before Robbing a Bank
Blogs
October 20 2017

Florida Man Googled “How to Rob a Bank” Before Robbing a Bank

Adam Wagner
These days, you can Google just about anything, but there are some things you probably shouldn’t....
Watch the First Official Trailer for <i>Unsolved: The Murders of Tupac and The Notorious B.I.G.</i>
Blogs
October 19 2017

Watch the First Official Trailer for Unsolved: The Murders of Tupac and The Notorious B.I.G.

Crime HQ
Two artists that changed hip-hop forever—both in life and in death. Tupac Shakur and The...
Executed 100 Years Ago: Who Was Mata Hari?
Blogs
October 15 2017

Executed 100 Years Ago: Who Was Mata Hari?

David Cranmer
Exotic dancing and espionage are the twin peaks that come to mind when the name Mata Hari is...
Angry Man, Googling Bank Robbing, Hungry Thief, and more: The Bullet List
Blogs
October 14 2017

Angry Man, Googling Bank Robbing, Hungry Thief, and more: The Bullet List

Crime HQ
These are some of the more interesting, weird, and crazy true crime related stories from the...