"My books are occasionally called mysteries, but there's not a whole lot of mystery to them. They're police procedurals."
Shelley Connolly's killer or killers have never been caught. And the last real chance for her case to be solved is about to expire. The Alaska Bureau of Investigation's cold-case unit, which investigates unsolved murders like Shelley's, will be eliminated on June 30, due to budget cuts at the Department of Public Safety.
An Alaska State Troopers unit that has helped solve several high-profile cold case murders could be cut under the version of the state budget currently being considered by the Legislature.
From Shirley Temple to Drew Barrymore, young girls have loved to dress up and entertain. I'm going out on a limb here when I say stage moms are like cosmetic surgery, you only really notice the bad ones...
Last month, new discoveries about the identity of Jack the Ripper hit the news and, as expected, debate took over about the validity of the claim, specifically the items and processes involved.
If we view our time on earth from the perspective of soul learning, we can come to realize that we are all in service to each other. So it is possible that even the person or person with the characteristics we perceive to be the most distasteful, can yield rich lessons for our souls.
The reader finds herself plunged first into the dim recesses of a disturbed mind, itself imprisoned in the dark belly of London's underground.
Not only are the one hundred letters he chose to reproduce in the book great to look at, they are great to read, allowing experiences that are in turn transformative, moving, and inspirational (or chilling, in a few cases).
Part memoir, part conservation guide, and part political analysis of modern day Rwanda, Bernard De Wetter's Back in Rwanda does a good job with memoir and conservation, but falls short in other areas. De Wetter is a good writer, but he did not understand Dian Fossey.
JonBenet Ramsey's death was tragic and the circumstances around it remain ominous, but it is a cold case from 17 years ago. Murdered and missing children are, unfortunately, not a novelty in this county.
November 15, 1982: It was more than just another fall day in Vacaville, Calif. It was the day Mary Borcher's best friend was murdered. It was the da...
Women have been working to stop these crimes against girls for years. But until men stop providing the client base for child porn and child sex tourism and child brides, nothing will change. And millions more girls will be lost forever.
If someone grabbed you on the street and yelled in your face for the next two and a half hours, what would you do? Well, the cast of the Jekyll & Hyde revival at the Marquis scream until your eardrums are ready to burst.
I met Edward Jay Epstein in 1965, a lifetime ago. He was researching a book about the Kennedy assassination. I wondered why. Wasn't JFK killed by Lee ...
Only SVU could celebrate its 300th episode with a gut-wrenching story about child abduction and pedophilia. "Manhattan Vigil" showcased the dramatic chops that have made Law and Order: Special Victims Unit a television staple for the last 14 years.
My life has never been the same since March 6, 1993. The day I lost the best thing that ever happened to me... 51-year-old, Gail Parker. My mother, my best friend, my heart and my soul.