Latest detective Stories

2007-07-08 09:16:28

By Elise Ackerman, San Jose Mercury News, Calif. Jul. 8--Veteran San Jose detective Mike Niehoff's dogged persistence has been the undoing of criminal street gangs and Internet frauds.

2006-06-28 14:45:47

PROVIDENCE, Rhode Island (Reuters) - A Rhode Island man who killed a detective in a police station and tried to escape by jumping out a window and hailing a taxi could face life in prison with no parole after a jury rejected his insanity plea.

2006-04-04 23:49:20

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The deputy press secretary for the U.S. Department of Homeland Security has been arrested in a sex sting operation on charges of trying to seduce someone he believed to be a 14-year-old girl, Polk County Sheriff Grady Judd said on Tuesday.

2006-04-04 04:50:17

By Ed Stoddard KAGISO, South Africa (Reuters) - A South African detective shot dead eight people including four fellow officers and a one-year-old baby before police killed him, a spokeswoman for the force said on Tuesday.

2006-03-07 05:14:25

By Nellie Andreeva LOS ANGELES (Hollywood Reporter) - Conan O'Brien and his former sidekick on NBC's "Late Night," Andy Richter, are reuniting for NBC primetime, and this time Richter is the leading man.

2006-02-26 05:28:55

LONDON (Reuters) - Police hunting the gang who stole up to 50 million pounds from a security depot in Kent last week said on Sunday the net was closing as they found arms, clothing and transport equipment they believe was used in the heist.

2005-09-13 04:16:48

By Borys Kit LOS ANGELES (Hollywood Reporter) - The mystery of who will play teenage detective Nancy Drew has been solved: Emma Roberts has signed on to play the sleuth in a big-screen version of the long-running book series.

2005-08-17 07:27:09

By Ian MacKenzie EDINBURGH (Reuters) - Best-selling Russian novelist Boris Akunin says the problems his country faces today remind him of the upheavals afflicting Russia over a century ago.

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