Mike Peters was riding along with Greeley police on a major drug bust the night a convenience store clerk went missing in 1977. Three beeps announcing the missing clerk set him down the path to his first true crime novel, “The Cornfield.”
A former Greeley Tribune reporter, Peters will host a book signing 3 p.m. today at The Tribune, 501 8th Ave. He also will sign copies 5 p.m. Thursday at the Greeley Chamber of Commerce’s Business After Hours event at The Tribune. The signings will include copies of his book “Greeley 1917,” which compiles his popular 100 Years Ago columns published in The Tribune this year.
The clerk, Mary Pierce, was found dead two days later in a cornfield west of what is now 83rd Avenue and 10th Street in Greeley. Peters covered Pierce’s disappearance for The Tribune from beginning to end,
Welcome to Megyn Kelly Today, Today, a new daily column in which we will share the most memorable things that happened on Megyn Kelly Today every morning until we are no longer able to watch Megyn Kelly Today without feeling like there will be no tomorrow.
Megyn Kelly walked onstage wearing a white t-shirt tucked into a striped skirt.
Megyn Kelly asked the audience if they remember the Menendez murders.
Megyn Kelly followed the clip of her interview with Lyle Menendez by saying, “On a lighter note: wedding invitations.”
Megyn Kelly described Fixer Upper as a show that is “en fuego.”
Megyn Kelly asked her audience to raise their hand if they support political demonstrations at sporting events. Less than half of the audience raised their hands.
Lisa from New York City asked Megyn Kelly, “Were we better off before cell phones
Oxygen Media, the new home for high quality true-crime programming, dives head first into the unnerving SUSPICION and conspiracies surrounding one of the most prominent cold cases of the social media age in a six-part event series, THE DISAPPEARANCE OF MAURA MURRAY beginning Saturday, September 30 at 9pm ET/PT. When bright, young nursing student Maura Murray vanished on February 9, 2004, witnesses heard what they thought was a car crash and then saw Maura outside her vehicle on the side of the road but, moments later, when police arrived on scene, she was gone. Her disappearance has fueled a legion of online armchair detectives, causing an endless procession of blogs, books, websites and podcasts. “The Disappearance of Maura Murray” follows investigative journalist Maggie Freleng as she attempts to unravel a rabbit hole of unexplored leads,
The nine-time Emmy® award-winning, THE DR. OZ SHOW is launching its ninth season which will include Explosive Celebrity Interviews, True Crime Tuesdays AND Thursdays, Your Food Deconstructed, Dr. Oz Investigates, the brand new Free Class Day, and Something to Feel Good About.
Week one kicks off with an Oz Exclusive, “What O.J. Simpson Wants to Say To Dr. Oz,” Simpson speaks out with a message to Dr. Oz from behind bars. Dr. Oz also sits down with O.J.’s lawyer, Malcolm Laverne, and Fred Goldman, father of late Ron Goldman. Also in week one exclusive interviews, Dr. Oz interviews Ivanka Trump as she sounds off on paid family leave, affordable childcare and her reaction to her father’s first nine months in office. Dr. Oz also sits down with Maria Menounos
In light of the tragic events in Charlottesville, Va., true-crime network Investigation Discovery (ID) will encore an episode of its series HATE IN AMERICA about white supremacy. The episode “The Klan on Trial” will air this Thursday, August 17 at 8/7c. Hosted by Emmy Award-winning journalist Tony Harris, HATE IN AMERICA showcases the heroic work of premier civil rights advocacy organization, the Southern Poverty Law Center (SPLC) and its legendary founder, Morris Dees. The SPLC is currently tracking more than 900 active hate groups across the country, including the KKK and neo-Nazis, that target entire classes of people for their race, religion, sexual orientation, or other immutable characteristics. In addition, ID and the SPLC are partnering to develop an all-new special examining the recent surge in white supremacist activity.
SNOWFALL, the new FX drama series about the start of the crack epidemic in Los Angeles, will premiere on Wednesday, July 5 at 10 PM ET/PT on FX. Created by John Singleton Eric Amadio and Dave Andron, Snowfall is executive produced by Singleton, Amadio, Andron, Thomas Schlamme, Michael London and Trevor Engelson. Andron serves as showrunner.
Los Angeles 1983. A storm is coming and its name is crack. Snowfall is a one-hour drama set against the infancy of the crack cocaine epidemic and its ultimate radical impact on the culture as we know it. THE STORY follows numerous characters on a violent collision course, including: Franklin Saint (Damson Idris), young street entrepreneur on a quest for power; Gustavo “El Oso” Zapata (Sergio Peris-Mencheta), a Mexican wrestler caught up in a power struggle within a crime
Fictional crime? BORING! True crime? The hot hot stuff!
Television is all over the true-crime phenomenon that captured audiences with documentary shows like HBO’s The Jinx: The Life and Deaths of Robert Durst and Netflix’s Making a Murderer before pivoting to dramatized true crime like FX’s The People v. O.J. Simpson: American Crime Story and NBC’s upcoming Law Order True Crime: The Menendez Brothers. Turns out Hollywood A-listers are, too.
Johnny Depp will produce a new TV series in development that’s based on the James Renner book True Crime Addict: How I Lost Myself in the Mysterious Disappearance of Maura Murray. That adaptation is being handled by Richard Price, who knows a thing or two about crime as the co-creator of HBO’s The Night Of.
Law Order True Crime: The Menendez Murders Adds Josh Charles
The book follows Renner’s obsession with the disappearance of a popular UMass student named Maura Murray,
You already saw the trailer for Law Order True Crime: The Menendez Murders when NBC released it during 2017-2018 schedule announcement, with Edie Falco facing throngs of press as the defense attorney in the high-profile murder case. But one thing you didn’t see? Either of the Menendez Brothers, the subject of the new series.
Following the late April casting of Gus Halper as Erik Menendez, NBC has found the man who will play the elder Menendez brother. Former Young and the Restless actor Miles Gaston Villanueva will play Lyle Menendez, The Hollywood Reporter says. Villanueva’s other credits include Days of Our Lives, Jane the Virgin and The Fosters.
Law Order True Crime: The Menendez Murders was ordered to series last summer during a spate of greenlights for true-crime related content following the success of HBO’s The Jinx: The Life and Deaths of Robert Durst and Netflix’s Making
It’s a celebration of words and the people who put a lot of them together into book form as the Pulaski County Public Library hosts its annual Local Authors Day.
The event takes place today from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. Kelley Tackett, materials acquisition specialist for the library, said that they had 25 confirmed authors attending this year — some of them big names.
Tackett pointed to Lexington authors Andrew Shaffer and Tiffany Reisz, a husband and wife duo who both have best-selling titles to their names.
Shaffer’s credits include the political thriller/comedy novel The Day of the Donald: Trump Trumps America, a fictional look at how a reporter must investigate a series of murders surrounding The Donald.
His newest work, Ain’t Got Time to Bleed: Realistic Medical Reports on Hollywood’s Greatest Action Heroes, is an exploration on how movie medical injuries don’t match up to what a normal person would experience in