With the flair of an Andalusia bullfighter, Reggie Hawkins covered the only clock in the room with a dish towel and a single flick of her wrists. The last few seconds just before midnight had become the scariest part of a birthday for her. Continue reading »
CASTLE POINT, N. J.
Although he was starving, Richie Cavelli pulled his hand back from the bowl of peanuts on the bar, hearing his mother’s voice in his head say, “Don’t touch that; there are other people’s germs all over that bowl.” Chemicals, germs and exterminating sprays were … Continue reading »
JUST ANOTHER STORY
The Carousel ride was coming to an end…. Continue reading »
ACE OF DIAMONDS
Even as he neared the courthouse, twenty-five-year-old Jack Ragu could not believe that he had been indicted for any crime, let alone aggravated sexual assault and battery and stalking. Standing across the street from the Southern District’s mammoth courthouse, Jack wondered how the criminal charges against him had gotten this far. Continue reading »