Crime Library: Criminal Minds and Methods

Housekeeper / drag queen named “Ms. Puppy” is sentenced for 2 Denver murders

A man fled to California after murdering two friends. He changed his story to cover up his past except for one thing: He kept the same drag queen name, “Ms. Puppy.” Well, that was enough for one witness to identify the killer and call the cops.

Slideshow: Remembering the Aurora shooting victims

A look at the lives and personalities of the 12 victims who were killed during the July 20, 2012, massacre at an Aurora, Colorado, movie theater.

Today in Crime History: Kobe Bryant sexual assault case

On July 1, 2003, a 19-year-old hotel employee reported to police that Bryant had sexually assaulted her in his room. A look back at the case in photos.

EPA asks employees to stop pooping in hallway

In an email sent out earlier this year to the employees of Denver’s Region 8 of the EPA, management reportedly acknowledged “several instances” in which employees exhibited bad potty behavior including, but not limited to, pooping in the hallway outside the bathroom.

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.

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