Crime Library: Criminal Minds and Methods

Dr. Michael Swango: Serial Killer, MD.

On July 11, 2000, Dr. Swango pleaded guilty to killing three of his patients, and to fraud charges, but is suspected in as many as 60 murders of patients and co-workers. Nick named “Double-0 Swango” by his colleagues for the fact that so many patients that he came into contact with died soon after. Swango was sentenced to life in prison without the possibility of parole.

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.

The Missing, Now Found: JoAnn Nichols and Dylan Redwine

The remains of two missing persons were found this week. JoAnn Nichols has been missing since 1985 and Dylan Redwine since November 2012. Both cases are being investigated as homicides.

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.

Still Missing: Kara Nichols

The search for Kara Nichols, the missing aspiring model from Colorado continues as her 20th birthday comes and goes.

Death for Service Dog ‘Dutch’ Despite Media Campaign

Colorado Army veteran Jeremiah Aguilar took to the Internet when his dog Dutch was scheduled to be euthanized for biting a woman. Aguilar started a Facebook Page for Dutch and a petition. Public opinion is now strongly on Aguilar’s side, but a judge says he used social media to mislead the public about the facts of the case.

Woman Assaults Boyfriend for Singing Catchy Tune

Samantha Malson had reportedly been drinking all night and arguing with her boyfriend in celebration of his 26th birthday. Around midnight she put on the popular song Thrift Shop, which he started singing, badly, it would seem because Malson then did what many have only dreamt of doing under similar circumstances: she throttled him.

Woman Gets 20 Years in Severe Child Abuse Case

A Colorado woman has pleaded guilty in what a Mesa County Sheriff’s Office investigator said is the most severe case of child abuse he’d seen in his 24 years in law enforcement.

Missing Aurora Teen Raven Furlong Found Safe?

Missing teen seen at a shooting of American Ninja Warrior, and taken in for questioning. Despite assurances from police that Raven is fine, her family is skeptical, choosing to believe that she was coerced into a life of prostitution. Raven asks to be left alone.

Prosecutors to Seek Death Penalty for James Holmes in 2014 Trial

James Holmes killed 12 people and injured another 58 during his shooting rampage at a screening of “The Dark Knight.” Now Holmes faces death himself at the hands of the state.

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