Crime Library: Criminal Minds and Methods

The assassination of Robert F. Kennedy

Shortly after midnight on June 5, 1968, U.S. presidential candidate Robert F. Kennedy was shot and killed by Sirhan Sirhan — a nobody. Was someone pulling the strings? Still one of the most controversial murders of our time.

Assassination: The CIA’s greatest hits (and misses)

A look at some of the CIA’s most infamous assassinations, and some of their more spectacular failed attempts.

Today in Crime History: Robbers kill entire night shift of Georgetown Starbucks

On July 7, 1997, the day manager of a Georgetown Starbucks coffee shop arrived to find the entire overnight shift murdered in the back of the store. One of the victims had been an intern at the Clinton White House, and in light of the scandal involving President Bill Clinton and Monica Lewinsky, conspiracy theorists continue to debate a White House connection to the deaths.

26 places Google doesn’t want you to see

These strange sites are blocked on Google Maps and Earth. Why? Your guess is as good as ours.

Unsolved murder spotlight: Earl Cossey, the man who packed D.B. Cooper’s chute

Earl Cossey, the sky diving instructor who packed the chutes for hijacker D.B. Cooper just before he jumped off a plane and into mystery, was found murdered in his Washington State home last April. Over a year later, there is still no movement on the case. A look back at Cossey’s murder and his connection to the infamous Cooper.

JFK had to die: 14 possible motives for the assassination

A run down of the various conspiracy theories surrounding the infamous assassination of President John F. Kennedy.

13 suspicious porn star deaths

For most people, the world of sex takes place behind closed doors. The adult entertainment industry acts as a peephole where one can get a tantalizing glimpse of that secretive space. But the production of pornography, part of the underbelly of society, remains in the shadows — the perfect place for conspiracies to grow. Are the many untimely and suspicious deaths of porn stars simply an occupational hazard or is something more sinister at work?

Biggest blond bombshell conspiracies

Were the famous deaths of these American blond bombshells really all accidental?

Emerging trend: police surveillance tampering

Many who are concerned with the possibility of police abuse of power, are comforted by the continuous presence of surveillance camera footage, capturing everything. Recent evidence of LAPD officers and others tampering with video and surveillance equipment, however, would seem to indicate that for some, the omnipresence of the camera is a problem.

15 mysterious and strange political deaths

15 of the most mysterious deaths of American politicians or associates of politicians

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