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Austin Police make arrest in rock throwing case

The Austin Police Department arrested a man they believe responsible for the “lion’s share” of Austin rock throwing attacks in the past few years.

The man charged is Patrick Eugene Johnson, a 59-year-old self-identified “Texas Towing Guru.” Police arrested him in a still-ongoing child sexual abuse case last August. 461 more words


Lagos Lawyer & Celebrity Blogger In Court Over Alleged Offensive Picture

A Lagos-based lawyer, Olumide Babalola has dragged the popular Nigerian celebrity blogger, Linda Ikeji, before the Lagos High Court for unauthorized and offensive use of picture. 185 more words


The Lady in Black


The scorching sun kept dwelling on the open backyard with traces of it being felt on her face as she tried to turn the other way to get her perfect sleep. 819 more words



Jackson suddenly hated his job. Serving this town as long as he had been, nothing could’ve prepared him for the sight in front of him. 921 more words


Crime Story 2016

New Writing North have partnered up with Northumbria University to create Crime Story, a festival that was launched in 2014.

Crime Story will take place on Saturday, June 11. 184 more words

Crime Fiction

Get Outta Town

Get Outta Town
a Haibun

Lola knew she had to get out, and get out fast. The plaintive sound of the train not that far from home (if she could call it that) flamed her sense of urgency. 178 more words



“You should tell us, Lenny.”

“Tell us now: what’s the secret ingredient?”

“You trying to break a record in asking the same question?”

“Tell us-” 707 more words