Crime Library: Criminal Minds and Methods

Slideshow: Schoolteachers in the slammer

Teachers’ entanglements with the law.

Teacher threatens kids with Game of Thrones spoilers if they won’t shut up

In Belgium, a math teacher threatens to reveal who dies in Game of Thrones if the classroom doesn’t quiet down. How does he know who dies? He read the books.

Watch: Woman confronts her rapist 16 years later

Jamie Carillo, now 28, has been working up the strength to confront the teacher she claims sexually abused for years, starting at age 12. When she found her courage, however, the statute of limitations for the crime had run out. Undaunted, she called the woman, confronted her, recorded the interaction and posted it online.

Slideshow: Teachers pets

On May 20, 2005, female pedophile Mary Kay Letourneau made headlines by marrying her victim, the now-adult Vili Fualaau. A look in photos at some other cases of educators that got too involved with their students, and wound up on the wrong side of the law.

Tonya Flink, HS Computer Teacher, Had Sex With Students

A Texas teacher is in trouble after having sex with four of her students — and marrying one of them.

Ex-Teacher Released After 30 Day Sentence for Raping Girl

A former high school teacher in Montana has been released after serving just 30 days in prison for raping a 14-year-old student who has since committed suicide.

30-Day Rape Sentence Judge Apologizes for “Fumbling Around”

The judge who sentenced a Montana teacher to 30 days in jail for the rape of his 14-year-old student has apologized for his comments on the case.

Missing Teacher Terrilyn Monette’s Car Found, Body Inside

On Saturday, authorities recovered the Black Honda Accord belonging to missing New Orleans teacher Terrilyn Monette. The vehicle had a badly decomposed body inside. It was not immediately apparent whether the remains were male or female. An autopsy is scheduled for Monday.

Panel Concludes: Teacher Caught with Child Porn Can Work with Kids

A ruling by a government panel in the UK allowing a known pedophile to return to work as a teacher has both stunned and outraged the public. Government officials promise a review of the panel’s findings.

Too Hot for Teacher

When we send our children off to school, we expect they’ll be taken care of by responsible, respectable teachers and administrators. But those school employees often prove just as human as the rest of us. These teachers’ exploits would be more at home in the fraternity from Animal House than in the teachers’ lounge.

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