Crime Library: Criminal Minds and Methods

Slideshow: I am a vampire

Humans have always been fascinated with vampires, but some take their fascination to the forbidden level. Crime Library catalogs 13 vampiric assaults and murders from the past decade.

Mugshots from rock bottom: Women

Ever feel like you’re letting yourself go? Browse through these photos and you’ll feel better, guaranteed.

Slideshow: Dr. Kermit Gosnell and the Philadelphia abortion mill

Dr. Kermit Gosnell was sentenced to three life terms in prison after being found guilty of murdering three of four newborns he was charged with killing. He was also found guilty of involuntary manslaughter in the death of an adult patient. A look in photos at what inspectors found when they entered his Philadelphia abortion mill for the first time in 17 years.

Slideshow: Pretty but deadly

Pretty girls in ugly situations.

Slideshow: Home invasion

Often brutal and needlessly violent, a look at some high-profile home invasions that shocked the public and the communities in which they occurred.

These Houses Have Gruesome Stories

A tour of 35 houses that stood in mute witness to some of the most horrific murders of the time. If these walls could talk, they would scream.

Slideshow: Bad Parenting

Newly updated: More mothers who aren’t dear and fathers who really don’t know best.

Slideshow: The Hiccup Girl Murder Case

At 15, Jennifer Mee enjoyed a moment of celebrity when she appeared on a talk show with a curious condition — hiccups that wouldn’t wuit. In 2010, the young Florida woman, by then 19, again made headlines, this time facing murder charges. Mee was sentenced to life on September 21, 2013.

Slideshow: Lori Hacking, Missing in Utah

Lori Hacking was reported missing on July 19, 2004. According to her husband, Mark, she woke up early to go jogging. Mark said he was expecting Lori, who was five weeks pregnant, to wake him upon her return. But Lori never came back and never showed up for work.

Slideshow: Girls Interrupted

After being subjected to gang rape and other brutalities, Sarah Kruzan killed the pimp who’d controlled her since she was eleven years old. Sixteen at the time of the murder, Kruzan was sentenced to life without parole. Read about her and other teenage girls serving lenthy prison sentences.