Crime Library: Criminal Minds and Methods

Ted Bundy

Between March 1 and March 3, 1975, the skulls and jawbones of Lynda Healy, Susan Rancourt, Roberta Parks and Brenda Ball were found on Taylor Mountain just east of Issaquah. Years later, Bundy claimed that he had also dumped Donna Manson’s body there, but no trace of her has ever been found.

Watch: Hostage taker shot down by cops

Dramatic video of a man, who took several people hostage at a Denver 7 Eleven convenience store Monday morning, and held off police for an hour. The video shows him emerge from the store using a woman as a shield. When police saw him begin to drag her back into the store, one of them shot him down.

Video: How not to drive during polar vortex

When driving in a snow storm do not to drive as though it was sunny and 72° F. This advice may seem ludicrous, but it only takes one driver to cause a spectacular multi-car accident. Here’s what happens when you drive at 55 mph and slam on your brakes in snowy arctic conditions.

Alfred Packer, the Maneater of Colorado

Alfred ‘Alferd’ Packer guided a party of five ill-fated prospectors in Colorado in the 1800s. All but Packer died before reaching their destination. Arrested for their murders, he told many versions of what happened, including having had to cannibalize their corpses to survive.

Topless barber arrested in Colorado

A woman in Colorado who calls herself the “Rebel Barber” was arrested for giving topless haircuts.

Family dog nearly dies from eating girl’s homework

An Englewood, Colorado, family hopes that their dog Reggie learned a lesson after eating the daughter’s homework. This homework was no term paper or take home quiz, as is usually associated with the classic “My dog ate my homework!” excuse; it was a scale model replica of Mt. Haleakala in Maui made of foam and candy.

Accused man blames DNA evidence on his twin

An army officer accused of sexually assaulting several young girls in Colorado is planning to use the prosecution’s DNA evidence to point to another suspect — his identical twin brother.

Colorado man shoots self and buddy showing off new gun

Police in Colorado Springs were called to an apartment one evening in early October. No reason is stated for the call, though we are guessing that a shot was heard as well as a lot of screaming. There officers found two men suffering from gunshot wounds, Joseph Gunderson, 24, and an unidentified friend, who had both been admiring a new handgun when it accidentally went off

Scott Lee Kimball

Convicted small-time criminal Kimball convinced the FBI to release him and use him as a snitch. Little did agents realize, Kimball was a serial killer using them to go on a multi-state spree.

Jon Benet Ramsey grand jury indictment released

Fourteen years after a Boulder grand jury voted to indict John and Patsy Ramsey in the death of the daughter Jon Benet, the indictment was released to the public. Friday, Judge Robert Lowenbach turned over to reporters the four pages of charges signed by the grand jury foreperson (whose name was redacted). Although Lowenbach had [...]

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