Fiction Pick of the Week: "North Country, Early Morning"
Lost love and a robbery.
Lost love and a robbery.
The life story of Rick Rescorla: immigrant, war hero, husband, and head of security at Morgan Stanley/Dean Witter, occupant of 22 floors in the South Tower on September 11, 2001.
Matthew Weigman was blind, overweight, 14, and alone. He could also do anything he wanted with a phone. Sometimes that meant calling Lindsay Lohan. Other times it meant sending a SWAT team to an enemy’s door.
Jerome Jacobson and his network of mobsters, psychics, strip club owners, and drug traffickers won almost every prize for 12 years, until the FBI launched Operation ‘Final Answer.’
The most prolific bank robber in Texas history.
Working with nothing but an Internet connection, a couple of cellphones and a steady supply of weed, the two friends — one with a few college credits, the other a high school dropout — had beaten out Fortune 500 giants like General Dynamics to score the huge arms contract.
A comprehensive history of the case against the Menendez brothers, built primarily on secret audio recording made by their self-promoting therapist.
Thirty-four years after the Bhopal gas leak, the abandoned waste pits are spreading poison and still destroying lives.
Catching “the world’s most prolific criminal fixer of soccer matches.”
The life of one of America’s bloodiest hitmen.
A law-enforcement official released the documents after finding that additional suspicious transactions did not appear in a government database.
Having fallen on hard times, a former football star and the pride of his small town decides to rob the local bank. His weapons of choice: Craigslist, bear mace, and an inner tube.
Eric Schneiderman faces a #MeToo reckoning of his own.
Frédéric Bourdin was an imposter. His "trail of cons," for which he used five languages and dozens of identities, extended for years across Europe and America.
A profile of Edna Buchanan, a Pulitzer Prize-winning crime reporter for the Miami Herald during its heyday.
The decades-long saga of Michael Morton, who was wrongfully convicted of killing his wife.
Chaos and heroism during a Kentucky school shooting.
A team of researchers at Columbia believe that small changes to college life could make campuses safer.
The many identities of Andrew Cunanan, Gianni Versace’s murderer.
Sitting with a group of mothers who lost a child.
An indecent proposal, a crime of passion, and legends of murder in an enclave of bohemian retirees.
When Clark Rockefeller snatched his daughter during a custody dispute, what the D.A. called “the longest con I’ve seen in my professional career” came unraveled, and the trail led to bones buried in a California backyard.
Deep Throat, unmasked.
Ray Bowman and Billy Kirkpatrick, who began boosting together as teenagers, were arrested only twice during their prolific partnership. The first time was for stealing 38 records from a K-Mart in 1974. The second arrest came in 1997. In between, Bowman and Kirkpatrick robbed 27 banks, including the single biggest haul in United States history: $4,461,681 from the Seafirst Bank in suburban Tacoma.
Forgetting a child in the backseat of a car is a horrifying mistake. But is it a crime?