Crime Library: Criminal Minds and Methods

Teen Faces Felony Charges for Hacking his High School

From our friends at the Daily Dot: Earlier this year, Marshall Williams did something that some high school kid has done in one form or another in every generation: He broke into the school’s private records — except he did it with a computer.

Lawsuit: Nurse Ripped Out Catheter, Spilt Open Man’s Penis

An Hidalgo County Texas man is suing his home medical care company for damages alleging that a nurse removed his urinary catheter without first deflating it, thereby ripping open his penis.

Police: Girl, 14, Practicing Driving Killed her Whole Family

A family in Texas is being mourned after their oldest daughter, 14, drove the family SUV on July 11, 2013, and plunged the family vehicle into the ocean, killing 5. Monday police announced that she was made to drive the vehicle to overcome her fear of driving. It didn’t work.

Trey Sesler: Mr. Anime, Mass Murderer

Trey Sesler was a big fan of Japanese animated films. Still living with his parents his life seemed to have stalled, but the young man won a modest amount of Internet fame for some reviews he posted on YouTube as “Mr. Anime.” Anime was not his only interest however; he had other things on his mind, namely murder.

Angel Maturino Resendiz, the Railroad Killer

His story is unique in that every time he committed a crime in the U.S., he would be deported to Mexico, and released to reenter the U.S., and kill again. He is suspected in as many as 30 murders, all committed near railroad tracks. The total number of his victims may never be known.

SPOTLIGHT: The Infamous Candyman of Texas

Halloween can be a great time for families to dress up in costumes, enjoy each other’s company and eat some sweets. For Houston-area man Ronald Clark O’Bryan, it was the perfect opportunity to kill his son for insurance money.

Who Ya Gonna Call? 911 Operators Drop the Ball

911 operators have one of the most important jobs in law enforcement: Sorting through the many frivolous calls they receive, calmly talking people through real-life emergencies and getting them help. This year will see Halle Berry play a heroic 911 operator in “The Call.” As heroic as 911 operators may seem at times, they are after all just people. People who can make mistakes — mistakes that can kill.

Mom Accused of Sexual Contact With Daughter’s Teenage Ex

Things have turned sour in Sugar Land. A 33-year-old woman in the sweetly named Houston suburb has been arrested following allegations that she sexually assaulted her teenage daughter’s 14-year-old ex-boyfriend.

Man Accused of Cracking Skull of Baby That ‘Wouldn’t Let him Sleep’

San Antonio man Julian Garza, 19, is being charged with injury to a child after allegedly breaking the skull of an 8-month-old baby left in his care.

A Year Later, Shooting of Texas Teen Couple Remains Unsolved

This Sunday marked one year since Portland, Texas, couple Mollie Olgin, 19, and Mary Kristene Chapa, 18, were shot by an unidentified gunman in Violet Andrews Park. Despite an influx of leads, no suspect has been apprehended in the shooting.