Crime Library: Criminal Minds and Methods

Slideshow: Rich, Famous and Robbed!

Actors, musicians and celebrities deprived of their personal property.

Slideshow: The Famous, Foreclosed

No one is immune from financial hardship in this tough economy.

Slideshow: Celebrity Blackmail

When not-so-adoring fans try to shake down popular celebrities.

Actor Steven Seagal and the Mob

At one time actor Steven Seagal had some difficulties with the Gambino family. Here’s the whole story.

Slideshow: Stalkers of the Stars

When fame makes beloved celebrities vulnerable to dangerous stalkers…

Today in Crime History: Barry George Convicted in Murder of Jill Dando

On July 2, 2001, the jury returned after five days of deliberation, and convicted Barry Michael George for the murder of the BBC’s Sunshine Girl, Jill Dando. He was sentenced to life in prison.

Today in Crime History: Fugitive Andrew Luster Captured by Dog the Bounty Hunter

Max Factor heir Luster fled to Mexico when conviction for drugging, raping and videotaping young women seemed imminent. He was tried and convicted in absentia. Ultimately he was tracked down and collared on June 18, 2003, by famous bounty hunter Duane ‘Dog’ Chapman.

Website Catalogs Celebrity Death Locations on Google Street View

For those who like maps and morbid stuff (and who doesn’t?) a website titled simply Famous Death Locations is the place to be. It offers visitors a Google Street View trip to the addresses where 34 famous people took their last breaths.

Phil Spector: The Mad Genius of Rock’n'Roll

May 29, 2009, Phil Spector was sentenced for the murder of fading starlet Lana Clarkson, who had been found In the home of the famous record producer in 2003 slumped over a chair with a single gunshot wound to her mouth.

LAPD to Stop Publicizing Celebrity SWAT Team Pranks

Last month, a 12-year-old boy admitted to “swatting” the Los Angeles homes of Justin Bieber and Ashton Kutcher – his prank calls sent heavily-armed swat teams to the stars’ homes on false alarm. To combat copycats, the LAPD will no longer publicize these pranks.