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James Merrill

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  • Missing woman's body found in suitcase; boyfriend sought

     
    Authorities issued an arrest warrant Friday for a man believed by the Riverside County Sheriff’s Department to have killed his girlfriend and stuffed her body into a suitcase that was then abandoned in a Poway motel room. Joseph Dorsey, 27,......
  • Lake Elsinore man sought after girlfriend's body found in motel

     
    The Riverside County Sheriff's Department is searching for Joseph Dorsey, a Lake Elsinore man considered a "person of interest" in the slaying of a 47-year-old Christine Stewart, whose body was found in Poway....
  • Suitcase Murder Suspect Due in Court

    Suitcase Murder Suspect Due in Court
    RIVERSIDE, Calif. (KTLA) -- A man charged in the brutal slaying of a social worker whose body was found stuffed inside a suitcase is expected to face a judge Friday. Joseph David Dorsey, 28, of Lake Elsinore, was found by Mexican authorities in the...
  • Book review: 'The FSG Book of Twentieth-Century Latin American Poetry'

    Book review: 'The FSG Book of Twentieth-Century Latin American Poetry'
    The FSG Book of Twentieth-Century Latin American Poetry An Anthology Edited by Ilan Stavans Farrar, Straus & Giroux: 729 pp., $50 Here's the answer to a hypothetical "Jeopardy" query: "Who are Pablo Neruda and, um…?" And now, the question:...
  • Poetry magazine well-versed in criticism

    Poetry magazine well-versed in criticism
    Poetry makes nothing happen. So saidW.H. Auden. Who never lived in Chicago. Or knew Don Share. Share is the senior editor of Poetry magazine, the venerable Chicago-based literary institution. It turns 100 next year and has seen far more than nothing...
  • Man Dies After Found Shot Along Road in Perris

    Man Dies After Found Shot Along Road in Perris
    PERRIS, Calif. (KTLA) -- Homicide detectives are investigating the death of a Mead Valley man who was shot on the side of a road in a Perris neighborhood. Riverside County sheriff's deputies responded just after 6:35 a.m. to a report of a man lying in...
  • Poetry's Rock Stars Light Up Sunken Garden

    Poetry's Rock Stars Light Up Sunken Garden
    When hundreds of people showed up for a outdoor poetry reading in Farmington in 1992, causing a traffic jam, "it dawned on us," said an organizer, "this was going to be a yearly thing." That was an understatement. That first blockbuster evening has...
  • Jacket Copy

    Shiver me timbers R.L. Stine, author of the beloved "Goosebumps" series of creepy, crawly stories, is heading to "HorrorLand." The ghoulish theme park will be the springboard for 12 new tales, with Scholastic Books planning to release the first two...
  • Alfred A. Knopf Jr. dies at 90; influential publisher

    Alfred A. Knopf Jr., son of publishing legends and an influential publisher in his own right, died Saturday in New York of medical complications from a fall in mid-January, according to his wife, Alice. He was 90. Knopf, known as Pat, was the only...
  • Dark end to a hunt for love

    It was a dream of love, and a dread of loneliness, that drew Raymond James Merrill from his comfortable home in suburban San Francisco to this industrial city in southern Brazil. Dumped by his girlfriend and approaching his 56th birthday, Merrill was...
  • Riverside County teen booked in connection with child's death

     
    A 16-year-old Riverside County boy was booked on suspicion of homicide in connection with the death of a 20-month-old girl who was physically abused, authorities said today. Deputies from the Riverside County Sheriff's Department responded to a medical...