Crime Library: Criminal Minds and Methods

Slideshow: The good wives

Political wives who chose to stand by their men amidst publicized indiscretions and scandal.

Slideshow: K-9 cops, man’s best friend

They’re dedicated and committed, sometimes to a fault. Ten tales of crime fighting and the K-9 officer.

The new technology police could use to spy on … everyone

It’s called Stingray, and though not all police forces have copped to using it, those that have, insist that it helps their investigations. The ACLU say the device raises serious privacy concerns. A look at Stingray, how it works and who uses it, and who denies using it.

Bar owner catching flack for obnoxious sign

The owner of the Backstreets Pub and Deli in Clemson, South Carolina, whose clientele is consists mainly of students from the university, ordered signs prohibiting those entering from carrying concealed weapons into his bar. No one questions his right to do so, but many question the choice of words used in the temporary, homemade sign he put on the door.

The life and mysterious death of Karen Silkwood — more than a small town girl

Controversial nuclear safety whistleblower Silkwood died before she had her day in court. An examination of her life, the case and her suspicious death.

Today in Crime History: Anna Nicole Smith is found dead

On Feb. 8, 2007, Anna Nicole Smith died in a Florida hospital after collapsing at a hotel. As the personal and professional evolution of Anna Nicole Smith played out in the spotlight, so would the investigation into her death, leaving many questions still unanswered. A look at her life in photos.

Firefighter cuffed, held while helping accident victims

A California firefighter has made headlines by responding to a serious accident on February 4, 2014, following protocol, attempting to help victims, and getting himself cuffed and held by CHPs officers for his trouble.

Slideshow: Acquitted?!

A look at some shocking acquittals that took everyone, except maybe the jury, by complete surprise.

Mary Kay Letourneau arrested in Seattle

Branded a child-rapist in 1998 for sex with her student, former teacher Mary Kay Letourneau made headlines again in 2005 by marrying him. Since then they have lived in relative anonymity. Sunday Letourneau was arrested in Seattle for failure to appear and for driving with a suspended license. A look back now at the romance that was a crime.

Slideshow: A Controversial Christmas

‘Tis the season of celebration, gift giving — and public relations mayhem.

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