Crime Library: Criminal Minds and Methods

A look at school killers

In the late 1990s, it seemed like an epidemic had hit American schools: Children were acquiring weapons, and then going to school to kill teachers and classmates. Various cultural influences were targeted for blame, but this type of violence continues today. A look at some of the more infamous school killers in America and what motivates them,

Murder, They Blogged

On April 17, 2006, FBI agents found the body of Jamie Rose Bolin, 10, in a plastic tub in the bedroom of Kevin Ray Underwood — along with skewers and meat tenderizer. Underwood it seemed had made the move to bridge the gap between blogging about acts of cannibalism and performing them.

Today in Crime History: Barry Loukaitis Goes on a Killing Spree

On February 2, 1996, Barry Loukaitis decided that it would be "fun" to enter his algebra class with a high-powered rifle, two pistols, seventy-eight rounds of ammunition and go on a killing spree. What turns kids into killers?

Police: Texas Teen Confessed to Killing Mom, Sister

It was 12:34 a.m. Thursday when Texas teen Jake Evans, 17, picked up the phone and made the call saying, “Uh, I just killed my mom and my sister.”