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Ann Rule

Queen of True Crime

Stan Brooks | Posted 07.29.2015 | Entertainment
Stan Brooks

Ann Rule left us yesterday.The legendary chronicler of American crime passed away at 84 and we lost the very best. For those of us that make movies-for-television and mini-series, Ann was the True Crime Gold Standard. Everything else; everyone else would always be compared to her.

On Ann Rule: A Personal Tribute to a True Crime Trailblazer

Christina Larmer | Posted 07.28.2015 | Crime
Christina Larmer

With the news that true crime writer Ann Rule has just passed away, I couldn't help reflecting on my own late conversion to the author and wishing that I had somehow discovered her earlier.

True Crime Author Ann Rule Dies

AP | Jade Walker | Posted 07.28.2015 | Arts

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A Criminal Mastermind Might Be Closer Than You Think

Linda Kenney Baden | Posted 11.23.2014 | Crime
Linda Kenney Baden

Those most deadly to us are those we cannot easily identity as masterminds. Normal people can become evil, and evil people can look normal.

Explosive Newspaper Lawsuit Thrown Out

AP | By GENE JOHNSON | Posted 04.28.2014 | Media

SEATTLE (AP) — A judge has thrown out true-crime author Ann Rule's defamation lawsuit against a weekly Seattle newspaper, finding that an article ac...

The Most Insane Conflict Of Interest Story Ever?

The Huffington Post | Jack Mirkinson | Posted 09.24.2011 | Media

The Regret the Error blog flagged a disclosure on Monday that surely must put the author of a Seattle newspaper piece into the Conflict Of Interest Ha...

Connecticut Prison Inmates Reading True Crime And Other Violent Books

AP | PAT EATON-ROBB | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

HARTFORD, Conn. — Inmates in Connecticut prisons have access to true crime books and works of fiction that depict murder and graphic violence, w...