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Scene of the Crime
Revisiting the yogurt shop murders: A cold case reconsideration of the 1991 crime points away from the prosecution's assumptions and conclusions
"...against the only two men ever tried for the crime, Robert Springsteen and Michael Scott. "Make no mistake, this..."

Dec. 16, 2011 News Feature by Jordan Smith

Crime After Crime
Emotionally powerful doc about the fight to free a domestic abuse survivor from jail
"...Directed by: Yoav Potash. On technical merits, Crime After Crime isn't a great film. But the story..."

Sept. 16, 2011 Movie Review by Kimberley Jones

True Crime
"...the flawed gems in the Clint Eastwood oeuvre, True Crime manages to underscore both the virtues that have earned..."

March 19, 1999 Movie Review by Russell Smith

The Element of Crime
"...Preben Lerdorff Rye and Ghota Andersen. The Element of Crime, von Trier's first feature-length film (originally released in 1984),..."

March 29, 1996 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

July Is Crime Month: The Crime Blotter, Week 4
A curated guide to unlawful activities around town July 23-31
"...Since July is Crime Month at the Chronicle, the ruffians and reprobates at..."

July 23, 2018 Arts Post by Robert Faires

Crime on the Decline
Austin saw significant drop in crime in 2011
"...While crime in the U.S. decreased only slightly overall in 2011,..."

June 12, 2012 News Post by Jordan Smith

Crime – and Punishments – Decline
Crime down in early 2010; prison population drops in 2009
"...The FBI has released its preliminary snapshot of crime during the first part of 2010, showing that, again,..."

Dec. 21, 2010 News Post by Jordan Smith

Crime Declines
FBI reports a decrease in both violent and property crime in 2009
"...preliminary numbers released this week by the FBI, violent crime in the U.S. dropped more than 4% during the..."

Dec. 22, 2009 News Post by Jordan Smith

Crime Month: Investigating True Crime on Netflix
Which shows deliver the criminal goods and are worth the watch
"...True crime is big business these days (even the Duplass brothers..."

July 25, 2018 Arts Post by Danielle White

July Is Crime Month: Noir at the Bar
Hard liquor and hardboiled writers mix it up at Opal's South
"...For my money, a crime novel just isn't complete without a few slugs: from..."

July 7, 2014 Books Post by Robert Faires

sxswf: Reel Crime, Real Victims
Phil Anselmo, Hart Fisher talk pain and punishment
"...SXSW panels that stick with you. Reel Murder: From Crime Scene to Big Screen wasn't memorable just because of..."

March 26, 2011 Screens Post by Richard Whittaker

July Is Crime Month: The Crime Blotter, Week 1
A curated guide to unlawful activities around town July 4-8
"...Since July Is Crime Month at the Chronicle, the ruffians and reprobates at..."

July 4, 2018 Arts Post by Robert Faires

American Crime Going Back to Cali
TV show departs Austin over incentives
"...for Texas television production: Variety reports that ABC's American Crime, which shot its first two seasons in Austin, will..."

June 22, 2016 Screens Post by Richard Whittaker

July Is Crime Month: Fade to Black
Screen noir this week at AFS, the Paramount, and BookPeople
"...So far, the Chronicle's July crime spree has focused largely on the written word, but..."

July 21, 2014 Screens Post by Robert Faires

Medi-Pot Not Cause of Crime
UT Dallas researchers find certain crime dropped in medi-pot states
"...correlation between legalization of medical marijuana and increases in crime. That's the conclusion reached by researchers at the University..."

April 18, 2014 News Post by Jordan Smith

July Is Crime Month: The Crime Blotter, Week 3
A curated guide to unlawful activities around town July 16-22
"...Since July is Crime Month at the Chronicle, the ruffians and reprobates at..."

July 16, 2018 Arts Post by Robert Faires

July Is Crime Month: The Crime Blotter, Week 2
A curated guide to unlawful activities around town July 9-15
"...Since July is Crime Month at the Chronicle, the ruffians and reprobates at..."

July 9, 2018 Arts Post by Robert Faires

Audits Ahead for APD Crime Labs
Forensics lab to onboard new director, plus SARRT letter
"...party to run an audit on the five remaining crime labs currently in operation...."

July 17, 2017 News Post by Sarah Marloff

Crime and Consequences
American Crime creator John Ridley talks about shooting in Austin, faith, race, and Felicity Huffman
"...to Austin to finish prep for shooting the American Crime pilot for ABC. The series remained to shoot in..."

Feb. 27, 2015 Screens Feature by Joe O'Connell

The Hightower Report: Why Are Taxpayers Subsidizing Corporate Crime?
Tough on crime, unless it's corporate
"..."Do the crime, do the time," goes the old saying. Unless, of..."

Feb. 20, 2015 News Column by Jim Hightower

Crime Story
"...get a bang (no pun intended, honest) out of Crime Story's extremely satisfying climax. Rarely do we get to..."

Oct. 29, 1993 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Crime Month: Down Those Mean Streams
Nordic noir and other criminal pleasures worth streaming
"...field day, and streaming services are providing so much crime fiction, viewers have trouble keeping track of it all...."

July 20, 2018 Arts Post by Jesse Sublett

Chronicle Recommends: Crime and No Punishment
For Crime Month, our favorite films about getting away with it
"...July is Crime Month around here, so as part of our celebration..."

July 9, 2018 Screens Post by Chronicle Film Staff

Progress Being Made at APD Crime Lab
Number of untested rape kits continues to fall
"...Finally, real progress is being made toward clearing the..."

Aug. 7, 2017 News Post by Sarah Marloff

The Hightower Report: Who Says Crime Doesn't Pay?
For big banks, maybe crime does pay
"...to the settlement, so the bottom line is that crime can actually pay – if it's big enough...."

May 13, 2016 News Column by Jim Hightower

Cali Anti-Crime Initative Backer Popped on Drug Charges
Oh, the sweet irony of the drug war. This time we go to California where Broadcom founder is in trouble for spiking drinks with E.
"...out, the biggest financial backer of state lawmakers' biggest "anti-crime" initiative is now facing a possibility of 340 years..."

Sept. 30, 2008 News Post by Jordan Smith

Crime and the City Solution
How safe do you feel exiting the Sixth Street/Red River Austin music crucible at 2am?
"...treading some unsafe ground." – "Six Bells Chime," by Crime & the City Solution, from the soundtrack to Wim..."

June 26, 2009 Music Feature by Marc Savlov

The Never-Ending (Crime) Story
Although their case has hit a dead end, prosecutors of the yogurt shop murders say they're determined to find the 'unknown suspect' – and then to retry Michael Scott and Robert Springsteen
"...girls at a North Austin yogurt shop – a crime both insist they took no part in...."

July 17, 2009 News Feature by Jordan Smith

The Future of Austin’s Crime Lab
The backlog of DNA evidence is moving, but is it shrinking?
"...criminal defense attorneys, survivors of sexual assault and other crimes, and their alleged attackers...."

Dec. 2, 2016 News Feature by Sarah Marloff

Not a Hate Crime, Definitely Not a Hate Crime
Things aren't getting better for queers in Texas
"...Trevino that the attack was absolutely not a hate crime. This is purportedly because no one heard derogatory slurs..."

Sept. 6, 2009 Qmmunity Post by Andy Campbell

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