Crime Library: Criminal Minds and Methods

Sex Offender Charged With Killing Elderly Couple, Raping Young Girl

A 2-year-old girl was spending Saturday night with her great-grandparents while her parents and older brother went to the movies. When her father came back, he found his grandparents dead and their alleged killer still in the house.

Ohio Executes Man Who Killed Infant During Rape

The state of Ohio bid good riddance yesterday to Steven Smith, who was executed by lethal injection at the state prison in Lucasville. Smith was convicted of killing his live-in girlfriend’s daughter, 6-month-old Autumn Carter, while he was raping her.

Young Teacher Charged With Raping Female Student

A Utah math teacher and basketball coach is charged with raping a female student. The story of a high school teacher busted for sex acts with students is a one that comes up time and again, but in this case, the details are far different from the usual.

Man Convicted of Rape After Impregnating Teenager

A 38-year-old Ohio man had a hard time concealing his misdeeds, when, say authorities, his 13-year-old victim became pregnant with his child.

The Steubenville Rape Scandal: An Overview

The rape case that unfolded in the football-obsessed town of Steubenville, Ohio, raised several hotly contested issues, including the definition of rape, teen alcohol abuse, sentencing practices and victim blaming. A look at the case, from start to finish.

Police Searching for Four Plump ‘Cougars’ in Rape of Man, 19

Police in Toronto are searching for four zaftig feamles in connection with the sexual assault of a man, 19. The victim met the suspects on March 31, 2013, at a nightclub, and accepted a ride home from the group — big mistake.

Cosmetics Heir Andrew Luster Gets Reduced Sentence in Rape Case

Previously sentenced to 124 years in prison, Max Factor heir Andrew Luster, 49, has been resentenced to 50 years with a possibility of parole after 15. He has already been in prison for 10 years.

The Rapist You Know

According to the National Crime Victimization Survey, stranger rape accounts for only one third of all rapes committed. Approximately 65% of all sexual assaults are committed by acquaintances, and are only reported about one third of the time. The sad truth is, a man you know is the most likely man to rape you.

Shocking New Invention: Electric Underwear to Prevent Rape

In light of the infamous December 2012 bus gang rape and murder of student Jyoti Singh, 23, a group of enterprising engineering students in India was inspired to create what they hope will be a decisive deterrent to rape in their country for the future: Electrified lingerie.

Man Convicted of Killing Baby Offers Unsettling Defense

The Ohio parole board is faced with a gruesome case: a man who sexually assaulted his girlfriend’s 6-month-old daughter so brutally that she died claims he didn’t intend to kill her but was too drunk to realize she was dying.

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