Crime Library: Criminal Minds and Methods

Video: Woman confesses on TV to killing ‘Antichrist’ mother

While a WLVT Channel 8 news team with reporter Hilary Magacs was at the scene covering the murder of a 61-year-old Knoxville, Tennessee woman Tuesday, the victim’s daughter, Katie Nichols, waved and approached. With cameras still rolling, she confessed to stabbing her mother to death, and revealed her disturbing motive: Satanic spells, a satanic cult, and her mother was the Antichrist.

“We called for help and they killed my son”–Police shoot schizophrenic boy in front of parents

An impatient cop shot a 18-year-old boy suffering from schizophrenia after his parents called for assistance

REPORT: Newport Police Incident Report Shows Mental State of Navy Yard Shooter

A Newport, Rhode Island, police incident report surfaced regarding Navy Yard shooter Aaron Alexis and sheds some light on his mental condition during the days leading up to the massacre. Information such as this probably led investigators to characterize his mental state as “unstable.”

VIDEO: What it’s Like to Have Schizophrenia

The videos seen here are designed to give viewers a glimpse at what it’s like to have schizophrenia, a disorder that affects an estimated 1% of the U.S. population. The first video gives a peek into a day in the life of a schizophrenic, while the second clip attempts to convey what it’s like to suffer from auditory hallucinations.

Woman Accused of Gouging Out Mother’s Eyes ‘Was Trying to Kill the Cat’

Typical Fourth of July crimes usually involve booze, fireworks and fighting—the aftermath of too much fun in the sun, but the horrific events that allegedly unfolded at the Lake Worth, Fla., home of Ferna Quesner on the night of July Fourth had nothing to do with festivities or celebration.

Man Accused of Killing Grandmother-in-law With Golf Club

We’ve all heard horror stories of mothers-in-law and the men who hate them. But grandmothers-in-law?

Today in Crime History: Mark Becker Guns Down His Former Football Coach

On June 24, 2009, football coach and town hero Ed Thomas was brutally killed by former player Mark Becker in front of 20 witnesses. The murder sent the people of Parkersburg, Iowa, reeling, but the motive would prove to be the most baffling aspect of the case.

Jonathan Green Execution Tenth in Texas This Year

“I’m an innocent man. I never killed anyone. Y’all are killing an innocent man.” Those were the last words uttered by 44-year-old Jonathan Green before he was injected with the lethal cocktail of drugs that would end his life. Green was pronounced dead at 10:45 pm last night in a Huntsville, Texas prison. The execution came after a flurry of wrangling this past week.

Woman Allegedly Shoots Herself in Police Cruiser

According to her family, Stephanie Hicks was walking across the Alton Bridge on July 4, to seek help for her problems at the BJC Christian Hospital when she got a courtesy ride from police.

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