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Detectives

Silent City Tells All

Savas Abadsidis | Posted 05.05.2014 | Books
Savas Abadsidis

"I wasn't interested in writing about a fedora-wearing, whiskey-drinking, smooth operator who has to find a femme fatale's missing sister. I think that's been done to death and much better than I could ever do."

The 15 Greatest Kid Detectives

Jordan B. Nielsen | Posted 11.04.2013 | Books
Jordan B. Nielsen

Are you raising an aspiring super-sleuth? Is the young reader in your life a code-cracking, baddy-busting, fiend-foiling, eagle-eyed P.I.? Then look no further because this round up includes some of the most quick-witted kid detectives of children's literature.

Lost in Front of Our Eyes

Nina Sankovitch | Posted 08.04.2013 | Books
Nina Sankovitch

I've called S.J. Bolton the Queen before and I proclaim it again: Bolton rules the world of psychological thrillers. She presents the evidence, year a...

Curious Quotes: Match The TV Detective With Their Sleuth-Speak (QUIZ)

Posted 06.08.2012 | Crime

Detectives are known as an eccentric lot. Neurotic and paranoid, hard-nosed and hard-boiled—their line of work often results in memorable lines as t...

The Evolution Of Detectives In Fiction

Max Allan Collins | Posted 07.08.2012 | Books
Max Allan Collins

Here are the authors and their creations who, in my view, changed the detective game.

Television’s Most Memorable Male Detectives of All Time (PHOTOS)

Posted 03.29.2012 | Entertainment

Some are obsessive-compulsive neat-freaks. Some aren't afraid to get their hands (or reputations) dirty. Some enjoy a damn fine cup of coffee, while o...

Literary Detectives Deathmatch: Who Will Win?

Andrew Losowsky | Posted 01.29.2012 | Books
Andrew Losowsky

What would happen if the world's greatest detectives were in a fight to the death?

Advocacy Center Certifies Four New Therapy Dogs

John Harden | Posted 01.28.2012 | Impact
John Harden

A new group of dogs has been certified to join the Therapy Dog Team at Children's Advocacy Center in Cleburne, Texas. The four new certified dogs are...

Statistics Show Missing Mo. Baby Unlikely Taken By Stranger

Posted 12.09.2011 | Crime

By BILL DRAPER, Associated Press KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Decades of statistics on infant abductions in the U.S. suggest one of the least likely scenar...

Mom Of Missing Baby Says Police Accused Her

Posted 12.07.2011 | Crime

By MARIA SUDEKUM FISHER, Associated Press KANSAS CITY, Mo. — The mother of a 10-month-old girl who went missing from their Kansas City home said ...

Parents Of Missing 10-Month-Old Stop Cooperating

AP | MARIA SUDEKUM FISHER and BILL DRAPER | Posted 12.06.2011 | Crime

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — The parents of a missing 10-month-old Missouri girl are no longer cooperating with investigators, police said late Thursday &...

CPD Faces Layoffs, Reassignments And Restructuring

Posted 10.08.2011 | Chicago

A combination of reassignments and the elimination of several command positions will “trim the fat on executive staff” at the Chicago Police Depar...

DVDs: TV's Top 10 Crime Solvers

Michael Giltz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Michael Giltz

Monk: The Complete Series ($249.98; Universal) is out on DVD and it's a compulsively thorough job that's worthy of the OCD man himself. I've been ...

Can't Afford College? Ten High-Paying Jobs That Don't Require A Degree

walletpop.com | Jennifer B. Larson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Payscale.com has a list of well-paying jobs you can skip college for, based on statistics based on compiled by and the Bureau of Labor Statistics, but...

P.D. James On The Enduring Appeal Of Detective Fiction

Telegraph | Sarah Crompton | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

The greatest mystery of detective fiction is why generations of readers have continued to read it in such huge numbers. Obviously, it is partly to do ...

Why Sherlock Holmes Beats CSI Any Day

S.J. Parris | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
S.J. Parris

It's forensics and DNA that have caused all the trouble. Time was, anyone could solve a murder in a detective novel, which meant just about anybody could have a go at writing one.

10 Best Victorian Detective Stories

The Guardian | James McCreet | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Sherlock Holmes and his predecessor, Edgar Allan Poe's Auguste Dupin, were always fantasy detectives. Their powers of deduction often bordered on the ...