Crime Library: Criminal Minds and Methods

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.

Woman arrested for performing fatal C-section on dog without anesthesia

In a strange and disturbing case out of Florida, a woman has been charged with felony animal cruelty for allegedly performing surgery on a dog and killing it. Disturbing because the animal suffered terribly, and strange because the suspect is now saying that the dog is hers, and it’s fine, while the dog’s owner isn’t saying anything.

Photo of dog keg stand gets man arrested

The Twitter account @SunyPartyStory has a lot of photos that might be disturbing to anyone with eyes and a brain, but a photo of a dog doing a keg stand got a man arrested. The tweet shows a dog doing a keg stand, assisted by a guy with a SUNY Brockport sweatshirt on. It was [...]

Florida man kills his dog with pick axe for showing ‘bad energy’

Galen Aune adopted a one-year-old pit bull named Nelly. It didn’t end well. Neighbors reported him abusing the dog two months ago, and again this month. This time when cops showed he reportedly said, “Oh, not a problem anymore the dog is dead. I killed it.” Nelly was a year and nine months old.

Couple’s dog blew up the house

English couple Kerry Leech and Mathew Heckler were out enjoying the day when they started getting texts that their house had exploded. According the firefighters, the couple’s youngest pet, Zeus, a six-month-old whippet cross, caused the explosion. Since they didn’t catch him in the act, it’s fair to say they will have to keep an eye on him.

Pit bull attacks owner, rips her arms off

A Connecticut woman is recovering from a brutal attack by her son’s pit bull Tuxedo, that occurred outside the family’s rural home Monday. No one knows what provoked the attack, but the the victim was reportedly bitten from head to toe. In the end, she lost all of her left arm and part of her right in the attack.

Update: More body parts found along Nisqually River

The search for more human remains continues on the Nisqually Reservation in Washington State after a dog brought a severed human leg back home to his 93-year-old master on November 5, 2013.

Alaskan Mayor, a Cat Named ‘Stubbs,’ Seriously Injured in Dog Mauling

The 16-year mayor of Talkeetna, Alaska, a cat named Stubbs, has been seriously injured in an attack by a local dog. It is not known what provoked the attack, but Stubb’s owner says that the mayor is in a lot of pain. It is not known if he was planning a bid for the White House in 2016.

Man Accused of Blowing Up Family Dog Won’t Face Cruelty Charges

It turns out that in Washington State strapping explosives to your dog and detonating them does not constitute animal cruelty, that is if you manage to blow the poor creature to smithereens instantly, like Christopher W. Dillingham, 45, of Stevenson reportedly did.

Cute, Small, Fluffy White Dog Eats Owner’s Testicle

Some people find little dogs, especially the fluffy ones, to be irresistibly cute, while others find their behavior covertly aggressive. One Arkansas man took a “small, white, fluffy dog” off the streets and into his home to find that it had made a snack out of one of his body parts during the night.