Crime Library: Criminal Minds and Methods

Half-naked woman falls into well during outdoor sex-capade

A couple in Spain, who decided to make sweet love in a park known for its teen drinking parties and covert liaisons, was rudely interrupted when the cover of the well shaft on which they were consummating their mutual admiration failed, causing the woman to plunge into the icy water below.

Teacher threatens kids with Game of Thrones spoilers if they won’t shut up

In Belgium, a math teacher threatens to reveal who dies in Game of Thrones if the classroom doesn’t quiet down. How does he know who dies? He read the books.

Alleged drunk driver was passed out at wheel wearing pants as shirt

There are many excellent reasons not to drive while under the influence, but being the half naked, passed-out-drunk guy wearing his pants as a straightjacket has got to be among the top 10.

15 ridiculous lawsuits

And when we say ridiculous, we mean mind numbingly so.

Shamrock shame

Sobering images of St. Patrick’s Day revelers arrested.

Slideshow: Legendary frauds & fakes

It seems that for every sucker born, there’s a grifter and a scam born too; from con artists like Elmyr de Hory and Frank Abagnale, Jr. to ingenious and not-so-ingenious hoaxes like the Lochness Monster and the Man in the Moon.

Terrified girl reports possible alligator attack, police find chameleon

Police in in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, got a call from a terrified girl, who reported a crocodile in her family’s backyard, saying that it was about to attack her, and that it was flapping its tongue. That should have been a clue.

Florida DUI suspect was ‘trying to drive it off’

Turns out, when you go on a bender, it’s preferable to sleep it off, not “drive it off.” Driving it off is frowned on by law enforcement — even in Florida.

Slideshow: Non-emergency 911

A look at some outrageous use, misuse and outright abuse of the 911 emergency response system.

So a guy and a tiger walk into a bar … really, in Illinois

A guy took a leashed tiger into a busy bar on a Sunday evening and ordered a beer. When the bartender asked what the tiger would be drinking, the man replied, Anything he wants. At least that’s how the old joke goes. Police aren’t laughing either.

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