Crime Library: Criminal Minds and Methods

Celebrity siblings in trouble

Turns out not even celebs get to choose their families. A look in photos at the legal problems of celebrities’ lesser-known brothers and sisters.

Slideshow: The metamorphosis of Michael Jackson

A look back in photos at Michael Jackson, four years after his death.

Most insanely complex celebrity divorces

The course of celebrity love never did run smooth — so just imagine how bad divorce can get.

Slideshow: Problem parents

The legal troubles of celebrities’ parents.

Today in Crime History: Federal Agents Raid Anthony Pellicano’s ‘War Room’

On January 14, 2003, agents seized equipment containing 3.868 terabytes of data from Anthony Pellicano, the “wiretapper to the stars.” The high-profile LA private investigator was convicted of illegally wiretapping conversations with celebrities. He used these recordings for unfair advantage in legal disputes.

Arrest-aurant! Chefs Face Heat Outside the Kitchen

A look at the real-life legal problems of TV’s celebrity chefs.

The kidnapping of Frank Sinatra Jr.

The kidnappers struck on December 8, 1963, just five days after the Kennedy assassination. Though the plot was a half-baked and masterminded by an amateur, Barry Keenan, it nevertheless succeeded. Bragging finally got Keenan and his two accomplices, Joe Amsler and John Irwin, caught.

Slideshow: Lamest celebrity excuses

Celebs say the darndest things!

Slideshow: Most famous Hollywood murders

Unearth the deadly secrets hiding beneath the glitz and glam of Tinsel Town.

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.