Crime Library: Criminal Minds and Methods

How not to spend your Black Friday

Happy Black Friday! If you’re not being stampeded to death, wrestled to the ground by a cop, or leaving your kid in a freezing car, we’d say you’re doing pretty darn good. Better than these folks at least.

Slideshow: Lamest celebrity excuses

Celebs say the darndest things!

Slideshow: Robbers in disguise

Because stockings and ski caps are so 90s.

Slideshow: Jail house rock

Before it became hip for rock musicians to get arrested, these first bad boys — and girl — set the tone for a generation.

Today in Crime History: The world ends, according to radio evangelist Harold Camping

In 1994, Christian Radio host and president of the Family Radio Christian Network Harold Camping told his listeners that the world would end on May 21, 2011. When it didn’t, he adjusted his calculations, and announced that the world would end on October 21, 2011; it didn’t. A look in photos at dubious shepherds who led their flocks astray.

Slideshow: Child Stars Behind Bars

Growing up on screen may seem like the good life, but fame and money are no guarantee child stars won’t become troubled adults.

Mayhem, Murder, Destitution: The Road of Meth Leads Nowhere Good

Many of the most shocking arrest reports tend to have a common thread: meth. The drug has been a factor in a bloody naked rampage, as well as a tragic murder-suicide that claimed two small children. Most addicts, however, never make the headlines, instead quietly wasting away, surviving from one hit to the next.

VIDEO: Top Ten Things Not to Do if You’re Arrested

A list of things you should avoid doing if you are facing an arrest, ranging from the more obvious like Do Not Run, to less obvious advice on how not to handle police at your door.

Cop Arrested for Standing Outside Naked

Newport News, Virginia, cop Christopher Roush, 41, was arrested by his own department for allegedly standing naked on a porch.

Husband of Missing Woman Arrested on Suspicion of Murder

St. Paul woman Kira Trevino, 30, was reported missing after she failed to show up for work at the Mall of America Friday. The last person to see her, police say, was her husband, Jeff Trevino, who has now been arrested on suspicion of murder in connection with her disappearance.

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