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July Is Crime Month: The Crime Blotter, Week 1
A curated guide to unlawful activities around town July 4-8
DAILY Arts  July 4, 2018, by Robert Faires
"...Since July Is Crime Month at the Chronicle, the ruffians and reprobates at this rag want to be sure you find as much trouble as possible before August shows up like a nosy cop asking all the wrong questions. So each week we'll fill you in on films, readings, book clubs, and more where crime does pay – for a while, anyway...."

July Is Crime Month: Fade to Black
Screen noir this week at AFS, the Paramount, and BookPeople
DAILY Screens  July 21, 2014, by Robert Faires


July Is Crime Month: The Crime Blotter, Week 2
A curated guide to unlawful activities around town July 9-15
DAILY Arts  July 9, 2018, by Robert Faires
"...Since July is Crime Month at the Chronicle, the ruffians and reprobates at this rag want to be sure you find as much trouble as possible before August shows up like some hired muscle with your name on his set of brass knuckles. So each week we'll fill you in on films, readings, book clubs, and more where crime does pay – for a while, anyway...."

July Is Crime Month: The Crime Blotter, Week 3
A curated guide to unlawful activities around town July 16-22
DAILY Arts  July 16, 2018, by Robert Faires
"...Since July is Crime Month at the Chronicle, the ruffians and reprobates at this rag want to be sure you find as much trouble as possible before August shows up like your partner's body leaking blood like a bad oil pan on the floor of your office. So each week we'll fill you in on films, readings, book clubs, and more where crime does pay – for a while, anyway...."

July Is Crime Month
As summer heats up, the 'Chronicle' runs afoul of the law, in fiction and nonfiction
Arts Story  July 3, 2014, by Robert Faires
"...Misdeeds know no season, but when a curiously large number of new mystery and true crime books slated for summer release was dumped off at the Chronicle offices like so many dead bodies, it seemed an optimum time to indulge our love for the unlawful. Thus, we give you July Is Crime Month, four weeks' worth of Chronicle writers and editors going down those "mean streets" and sharing what they've found there: reviews of recent crime fiction and nonfiction, interviews with authors and publishers in the field, plugs for upcoming crime-related readings and screenings, and appreciations of classic crime sagas – and their creators – in print and onscreen..."

July Is Crime Month: Noir at the Bar
Hard liquor and hardboiled writers mix it up at Opal's South
DAILY Books  July 7, 2014, by Robert Faires


July Is Crime Month: Q&A with Meg Gardiner
Local writer on her new thriller and her secret to success
DAILY Books  July 9, 2014, by Jessi Cape


July Is Crime Month: Batman Day
Holy Diamond Anniversary, Caped Crusader! Let's party!
DAILY Books  July 23, 2014, by Robert Faires


July Is Crime Month: 'Texas Servant Girl Murders'
PBS's 'History Detectives' tackle Austin's biggest mystery: the unsolved string of killings in 1885
Arts Story  July 10, 2014, by Robert Faires


July Is Crime Month
All month, we're exploring the wrong side of the law in books, TV, podcasts, and more
Arts Story  July 12, 2018


July Is Crime Month
All month, we're exploring the wrong side of the law in books, TV, podcasts, and more
Arts Story  July 5, 2018


July Is Crime Month: Raymond Chandler’s 'The Long Goodbye'
Sleuthing for a childhood relic
DAILY Books  July 11, 2014, by Raoul Hernandez


Chronicle Recommends: Crime and No Punishment
For Crime Month, our favorite films about getting away with it
DAILY Screens  July 9, 2018, by Chronicle Film Staff
"...[image-1-right]July is Crime Month around here, so as part of our celebration of all things nefarious, dastardly, and devious, the Chronicle screens crew has pocketed their favorite films where the criminals get away with it...."

Austin’s Sisters in Crime Prefer Their Ink Mixed With a Little Blood
Murders, they write
Arts Story  July 5, 2018, by Wayne Alan Brenner
"...And that sort of taste, and the speakers that enhance it, are what's provided by the Heart of Texas chapter's monthly meetings – which take place at Cafe Express on the second Sunday of each month and are attended by 20 or so of the chapter's current members. And, nota bene, those meetings are open to the public...."

Progress Being Made at APD Crime Lab
Number of untested rape kits continues to fall
DAILY News  August 7, 2017, by Sarah Marloff
"...According to Forensic Unit Commander Mike Eveleth, there was an overall reduction of 95 kits in the month of July, despite the 26 new rape kits submitted to the department for testing. On July 17, the Chronicle reported that 1,912 untested kits were waiting to be shipped out to a partnering forensic lab for testing..."

Audits Ahead for APD Crime Labs
Forensics lab to onboard new director, plus SARRT letter
DAILY News  July 17, 2017, by Sarah Marloff
"...The National Forensic Science and Technology Center will manage each audit for the blood alcohol toxicology, controlled substances, crime scene, latent prints, and firearms and toolmark labs. APD Commander Mike Eveleth, who’s overseen the forensics unit since December, told the Chronicle that reviews should last a month or two, and are expected to begin before the end of July...."

Progress Being Made at APD Crime Lab
Number of untested rape kits continues to fall
News Story  August 10, 2017, by Sarah Marloff
"...Finally, real progress is being made toward clearing the Austin Police Department's extensive backlog of untested rape kits. Forensic Unit Commander Mike Eveleth says there was an overall reduction of 95 kits in the month of July, despite the 26 new rape kits submitted to the department for testing..."

Public Notice: Fun Is Where You Find It
Some things to look forward to(?) this summer
News Column  May 18, 2017, by Nick Barbaro
"...City Council may be going on hiatus for the month of July, but City work continues through the summer – most visibly on the CodeNEXT land development code rewrite, which has been getting mixed to extremely negative reviews for its first draft. There are several more public meetings coming up, but the real action will be at the Zoning and Platting and Planning commissions, which have both started to dig into various aspects of the code, and the mapping – and what they've dug up has made for some frank and lively discussions..."

Crime Lab: Evidence of Improvement?
Audits on active forensic labs expected to begin before July's end
News Story  July 20, 2017, by Sarah Marloff
"...The National Forensic Science Technology Center will manage each audit. APD Commander Mike Eveleth, who's overseen the forensics unit since December, told the Chronicle that reviews should last a month or two, and are expected to begin before the end of July...."

True Crime and Punishment
True crime writer Suzy Spencer interviews fellow true crime writer Vanessa Leggett about how she snatched the record for the longest contempt of court imprisonment of a journalist in United States history.
Books Story  February 22, 2002, by Suzy Spencer
"...Vanessa Leggett and I were supposed to talk at seven on a recent Sunday night about her five and a half months in federal jail. She had refused to reveal her confidential sources in a federal murder investigation against former River Oaks bookie Robert Angleton, accused of ordering the death of his socialite wife..."

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