Crime Library: Criminal Minds and Methods

Update: Video confession guy sentenced

Matthew Cordle the guy who confessed on Youtube in early September 2013 to having committing a fatal DUI hit and run was sentenced this week. In the video Cordle promised to confess and plead guilty to the crime. Despite some Internet drama when he initially pleaded not guilty, Cordle did ultimately keep his word.

Video Confession Guy Pleads Guilty

Matthew Cordle, the man who promised on Youtube to take responsibility for killing a man while driving drunk, entered a guilty plea in an Ohio court today.

Video Confession Guy Goes Against his Word, Pleads NOT GUILTY

Matthew Cordle, the man who promised on Youtube to take responsibility for his drunk driving crash that killed a man, surprised a court today when he plead not guilty. He says he’ll make good and enter a guilty at his next appearance on Sept 18th.

Man Confesses to Drunk Driving Death on Youtube to Promote Startup

A 22-year-old confesses to killing a man in a video posted on a web startup site called

VIDEO: The Best Car Chase Video You’ll See Today

A 46-second clip that just might be a contender for car-chase video of the year. Police in Los Angeles spent nearly an hour in pursuit of a teenage driver in a Camry believed to have been stolen. Many across LA were following the chase on TV, and one Youtuber decided to make a video.

VIDEO: What it’s Like to Have Schizophrenia

The videos seen here are designed to give viewers a glimpse at what it’s like to have schizophrenia, a disorder that affects an estimated 1% of the U.S. population. The first video gives a peek into a day in the life of a schizophrenic, while the second clip attempts to convey what it’s like to suffer from auditory hallucinations.

Hatchet-Wielding Viral Video Hero Kai is Wanted for Murder

From our friends at the Daily Dot: Authorities in Union County, N.J., have issued an arrest warrant for Caleb Lawrence McGillvary. You probably know him better as Kai the homeless hitchhiker, the colorful interview subject who saved two people’s lives from a racist in West Fresno, Calif., with a “SMASH” from his handy hatchet in February.

Hero or Dangerous Vigilante? The Rise and Fall of ‘Kick Ass Mall Cop’

Is Darien Long, who rose to fame as the “Kick Ass Mall Cop” who Tased a mom in front of her kids, a trigger happy lunatic or the hero that Atlanta’s violent downtown needs?

‘Gallon Smash’ Creators Charged With Disorderly Conduct

From our friends at the Daily Dot: Just as all good things must eventually come to an end, all pain-in-the-ass kids who cruise into grocery stores with the sole intention of filming themselves smashing gallon-sized jugs of milk onto aisle floors must eventually be charged with seven counts each of misdemeanor destruction of property and disorderly conduct.

VIDEO: How to Be a Good Witness

Ever wonder if you would make a good witness? A short informational video, about being the best witness you can be, so cops can catch the bad guy.

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