Crime Library: Criminal Minds and Methods

Today in Crime History: Highway Killer Larry Eyler Sentenced to Prison

On December 28, 1990, serial killer Larry Eyler was sentenced to 60 years in prison for murder. He’d later be sentenced to death, but the state would never get to carry out their grim task; Larry died in prison of AIDS.

Andras Pandy, ‘Devil’s Pastor’ of Belgium dies at 86

Andras Pandy, aka the Devil’s Pastor, died in prison on December 23, 2013. A Hungarian-born former preacher, Pandy was serving a life sentence in Bruges, Belgium for rape, incest and multiple murders.

Today in crime history: John Wayne Gacy confesses

On December 22 in 1978, Gacy finally confessed to police that he killed at least 30 people and buried most of the remains of the victims beneath the crawl space of his home.

Slideshow: Hate By State

A geographic breakdown of crimes fueled by one of man’s most basic emotions: Hatred.

Today in Crime History: Bobbi Jo Stinnett is killed for her unborn child

On December 16, 2004, Bobbi Jo Stinnett, 23 and pregnant, was murdered in a bloody effort to steal her unborn child. Not as uncommon as one would hope, prenatal predators, aka, womb raiders, are women so obsessed with motherhood, that they are willing to do the unthinkable to obtain it.

Today in Crime History: Steven Avery’s false conviction

On December 14, 1985, Steven Avery was convicted of raping and beating a woman out for a morning jog. He was sentenced to 32 years and served 18 before he was exonerated using DNA evidence. In 2005, while Avery was in the midst of suing the county, Sheriff and DA that put him away, he was charged with the murder of Theresa Halbach. Avery argued that he was being framed but was found guilty and sentenced to life.

Cody Legebokoff, Canada’s accused ‘Country Boy Killer’

A 21-year-old man who used the moniker 1CountryBoy online is accused of murdering four women in Canada.

Slideshow: Criminal diaries, caught on paper

Criminals trapped by their own hand!

Slideshow: Demotivators

They may claim to help you face your fear, find yourself and achieve inner peace, but they have problems of their own. A look in photos at some motivational speakers’ legal troubles.

Seven tips to surviving a night of karaoke

Karaoke fans are so serious about their craft that karaoke-inspired murders and assaults are more common than one might think. In fact, in some joints singing a Sinatra-inspired version of the classic My Way is likely to get you killed. This review of some of the most well-known cases of karaoke violence, however, provides some karaoke survival tips that we can all live with.