Crime Library: Criminal Minds and Methods

Selfie-obsessed soldier betrays Russia by posting locations on Instagram

One Russian soldier’s Instagrammed selfies may be all the evidence the world needs to see to know that Russia is supporting rebels in Ukraine

Mother beat baby nearly to death, then took selfie with him

The mother who beat her baby to within an inch of his life and took a selfie with him, has been found guilty of murder.

Incriminating ‘selfies’ help collar not-so-smart catburglar

Florida man Depree Johnson, convicted felon and alleged jewel thief, got himself collared when he posted a bunch of photos of himself on Instagram posing with cash, guns, and stolen jewelry. Though he may not have the best temperament for a thief, Johnson may have a future in photography.

Turns out there are legal consequences for riding an emu to work

From our friends at The Daily Dot: An Australian man who filmed himself riding an emu in hopes of landing a viral video may face animal cruelty charges. “What most overseas people get confused about Australia is they think we ride kangaroos to work but in actual fact we ride emus,” McMillan said in the video.

Check out this bandito’s selfies

Mexican drugs cartels are brazenly posting images of members, their friends, their guns, money and cars on Facebook.

Why do people tweet from mass shootings?’s Jeffrey Hartinger ponders why the urge to tweet from the scene of a tragedy overwhelms some people.

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