Crime Library: Criminal Minds and Methods

Probation for manslaughter, a year for a beer, and other outrageous sentences

At its best, the justice system metes out a punishment that fits the crime. But lawmakers, judges, and parole boards are human. And sometimes human beings make mistakes. What follows are 10 such cases: 5 times the system may have gone overboard — and 5 where the sentence might not have been harsh enough…

Weirdest Bestiality Cases of 2012: The Casual Observer’s Guide

From making a baby with a horse, to Germany’s erotic zoos, to things you never say in a job interview with law enforcement, these are the top seven bestiality arrests of 2012.

Crime Library’s Top Five Blog Entries of 2012

A review of our most read, most shared, and most popular blog entries of 2012, which also happen to be a few of the year’s most heinous crimes.

Most Wanted Fugitive Arrested in Mexico

One of the FBI’s top ten most wanted fugitives has been apprehended in Mexico, authorities say. Joe Saenz has been on the run since 1998 when he allegedly shot and killed two rival gang members in Los Angeles. Ten days later, police say Saenz kidnapped, raped and murdered Sigreta Hernandez, his girlfriend and the mother of his then two-year-old daughter.

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