Crime Library: Criminal Minds and Methods

Slideshow: Great escapes and manhunts

From the "Great Escape" to the not-so-great "Toilet Escape", these are the most amazing jailbreaks both recent and historic, as well as massive police searches and manhunts.

Manhunt for Ryan Kelly Chamberlain after explosives found in SF apartment

A San Francisco man named Ryan Kelly Chamberlain is being considered armed and dangerous after authorities found explosives in his Russian Hill, San Francisco apartment. Chamberlain, 42, is believed to be driving a late model white Nissan Altima with either Texas plates 7FQY085 or California plates BX9M04. He is 6’3″ tall, weighs 225 lbs and has [...]

The Dougherty Gang: How a stripper and her two brothers captivated the nation

The whole story of the outlaw siblings who led police on a nationwide manhunt that included a brazen highway shootout.

The True Story of John Raymond ‘Woody’ Woodring

During the early fall of 2006, a 35-year-old polygamist, con man and published crime writer forced his way into a domestic violence shelter and murdered his estranged wife in cold blood.

As in Boston Bombing, NOPD Ask Public’s Help Finding Suspect in Mother’s Day Parade Shooting

As police did in the aftermath of the Boston Marathon bombing, police in New Orleans are reaching out to the public in hopes of receiving tips and information a day after one or more shooters opened fire at a local Mother’s Day Parade, wounding 19 people including two children, 10.

This is What the Watertown Shootout Looked Like

From our friends at the Daily Dot: What happened during the Thursday night Watertown, Mass., firefight between the Tsarnaev brothers and local authorities? A new blog post by local resident Andrew Kitzenberg sheds light on the events that transpired.

Florida Fugitive Inmate Shot Dead in Texas, Questions Remain

Though the manhunt is over, authorities are investigating how a dangerous convict could have successfully executed a premeditated attack with a shiv and escape from police custody.

Twitter Defies Sheriff’s Plea for Silence During Dorner Manhunt

From our friends at the Daily Dot: The hunt for suspected cop killer Christopher Dorner appears to have come to a brutal end, but if law officials had their way, we wouldn’t have known about Tuesday’s saga.

WATCH LIVE: Police Exchange Gunfire With Chris Dorner

The manhunt for ex-LAPD officer Chris Dorner may be coming to an end. Dorner is suspected of killing at least three people, including a police officer. Dorner, who was fired from the police force, posted a manifesto on Facebook vowing to kill those who have wronged him. Today, officers caught up with Dorner in Big Bear mountain, where two officers were reportedly injured in the gunfight that ensued.

Body Parts Mailed to Schools Belonged to Magnotta Victim, Authorities Confirm

Authorities always suspected that the severed foot and hand sent to two Vancouver schools belonged to Jun Lin, the Chinese student brutally murdered by “Canadian Psycho” Luka Magnotta. DNA test results released on Wednesday confirmed it.

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