Crime Library: Criminal Minds and Methods

Slideshow: Celebrities’ kids arrested

On July 13, 2014, Kevin McEnroe, 27, son of tennis-pro John McEnroe and actress Tatum O’Neal, joined his mother on the list of celeb kids who’ve had trouble with the law. McEnroe was arrested for allegedly buying cocaine in Manhattan and illegal drug possession. A look in photos at other celebrity kids who got themselves arrested.

Kyron Horman, the missing boy

Eight-year-old Kyron Horman has been missing since June 4, 2010. Initially, investigators focused on his stepmother, Terri Moulton Horman, but no suspects were ever named. Though Kyron’s parents have not given up hope, and even plan a private search later this month, the case remains open and unsolved.

Washington couple sentenced for torturing teenage charge

Jordan Gunn’s mother thought that his brother would be a good influence on the young man. In 2012 she sent Jordan, now 13, to live with Navy man Brandon Gunn, 27, and his wife, Viviana Gunn, 34. That meant moving Jordan away from the rest of the family in Atlanta, to Silverdale, Washington. Brandon and [...]

Fathers who kill

What makes a father turn against his own offspring? Forensic psychologist Katherine Ramsland examines cases of fathers that murdered their children.

Today in Crime History: Mary Bell’s Three-Year-Old Cousin Found Bleeding

On May 11, 1968, the three-year-old cousin of Britain’s notorious child murderer Mary Bell was found bleeding from his head behind empty sheds near a pub. Mary would later admit to having pushed him off a ledge.

Women Tackle Man Who Tried to Throw Boys in Front of Train

Two women who chose to remain anonymous are being hailed as heroes after stopping a man from throwing two boys in front of an oncoming train.

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