Patricia Cornwell

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  • Crime writer wins lawsuit against money advisers

    A federal jury awarded crime writer Patricia Cornwell nearly $51 million Tuesday in her lawsuit against her former financial management company and a former principal in the firm.


  • ** FILE ** Patricia Cornwell (Associated Press)

    Patricia Cornwell: Crime writer takes stand at negligence trial

    Crime writer Patricia Cornwell has taken the witness stand to testify in her lawsuit against her former financial management company.


  • Author Cornwell takes stand at negligence trial

    Crime writer Patricia Cornwell is the first to admit she is easily distracted by noise and finds it nearly impossible to write when she is interrupted.


  • Crime writer Cornwell has personal courtroom drama

    For more than two decades, crime writer Patricia Cornwell has famously dramatized the life of a fictional medical examiner in her best-selling books. Now, she has her own personal drama unfolding in federal court.


  • ** FILE ** Patricia Cornwell (Associated Press)

    Clinton fundraiser gets probation in coverup

    A former wealth manager for crime writer Patricia Cornwell has managed to avoid prison for his role in covering up tens of thousands of dollars in illegal campaign contributions from the novelist to Hillary Rodham Clinton's 2008 presidential campaign.


  • City State: Morning Roundup

    Va. lawmakers consider redistricting, novelist accused of campaign finance violations, D.C. breathalyzer concerns, D.C. special election, Md. Gen. Ass. winners and losers, rash of homicides in D.C., Construction on Constitution Ave.


  • WHODUNIT?: Crime writer Patricia Cornwell is embroiled in a federal probe of illegal campaign contributions. (Associated Press)

    Famous crime writer tied to Clinton campaign probe

    Novelist Patricia Cornwell, billed as America's No. 1 crime writer, is entangled in a real-life federal investigation into the expenditure of tens of thousands of dollars in illegal campaign contributions to Hillary Rodham Clinton's 2008 presidential campaign, court records show.


  • **FILE** Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton (Associated Press)

    Novelist Cornwell tied to Clinton presidential campaign probe

    Novelist Patricia Cornwell, billed as America's No. 1 crime writer, is entangled in a real-life federal investigation into the expenditure of tens of thousand of dollars in illegal campaign contributions to then-Sen. Hillary Rodham Clinton's 2008 presidential campaign, court records show.


  • Crime author's ex-business manager pleads guilty

    The former business manager for best-selling crime novelist Patricia Cornwell pleaded guilty Monday to lying about the source of 21 contributions of $2,300 apiece to Hillary Clinton's presidential campaign.


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