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Vlado Taneski: A true crime writer who became a serial murderer

In a twist that’s stranger than fiction, respected Macedonian crime reporter Vlado Taneski was writing widely-read articles about a series of rapes and murders that he was committing himself.

Today in Crime History: Dominick Dunne is Born

Dominick Dunne, born October 29, 1925, was a society and crime writer and investigative journalist. When his daughter Dominique was killed by a jealous boyfriend, Dunne became deeply involved in reporting on topics of crime and justice. A photographic overview of Dunne’s life and the notorious crimes he’s covered.

Today in Crime History: Journalist and True Crime Writer Dominick Dunne Dies

Dominick Dunne, born October 29, 1925, was a society columnist and a crime and investigative journalist. When his daughter Dominique was murdered, Dunne focused his attentions on crime and justice until his death on August 26, 2009. A photographic overview of Dunne’s life and the notorious crimes he covered.

Read Every Single Elmore Leonard Opening Line

Crime writer Elmore Leonard died Tuesday at the age of 87 at his suburban Detroit home. The Detroit News reported Leonard’s death after seeing messages from his longtime researcher Gregg Sutter on Twitter. Leonard’s best-sellers included Get Shorty, Freaky Deaky and Bandits. Deadspin.com has put together a collection of the first line of every one of Leonard’s novels here.  

Who is Chelsea Hoffman and Why is Everyone Mad at Her?

If you read crime, you’ve probably read Chelsea Hoffman’s work. She’s a crime writer who’s incredibly prolific on Gather, Examiner, HuffPo Blog and her own website. She also has an impressive hate brigade–a blog called Down With Chelsea Hoffman follows her every move–and is no stranger to heated online drama. Crime Library spoke with Chelsea about crime, her anti-fan club and the cases she’s covered.

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