Crime Library: Criminal Minds and Methods

Slideshow: The mugs of summer

Twelve tips for a great summer look (provided you don’t get arrested).

Today in Crime History: ‘Baretta’ Actor Robert Blake Arrested in Wife’s Murder

On April 18, 2002, police arrested actor Robert Blake for the murder of his wife Bonnie Lee Bakley. After a long, sensational trial, Blake was acquitted.

Murder, they blogged

On April 17, 2006, FBI agents found the body of Jamie Rose Bolin, 10, in a plastic tub in the bedroom of Kevin Ray Underwood — along with skewers and meat tenderizer. Underwood it seemed had made the move to bridge the gap between blogging about acts of cannibalism and performing them. A look at this case and others involving killers who blogged.

VIDEO: What to do in case of animal attack

An informative video posted in time for the warm weather, known to draw many humans to the great outdoors and many animals to human habitations, as in the recent case of a Florida woman, who was attacked by hungry bears in her own garage. When dealing with angry or possibly rabid animals, rest assured: None of this advice may actually work.

School district apologizes for anti-bullying flyer

The public school system in Lincoln, Nebraska, has publicly apologized for the content of the following anti-bullying flyer that was sent home with fifth graders from the Zeman Elementary School in time for Easter. The nine item flyer on “turning bullies into buddies” contains breathtakingly bad advice like “Do not tell on bullies” — because bullies hate that, don’t ya know.

13 suspicious porn star deaths

For most people, the world of sex takes place behind closed doors. The adult entertainment industry acts as a peephole where one can get a tantalizing glimpse of that secretive space. But the production of pornography, part of the underbelly of society, remains in the shadows — the perfect place for conspiracies to grow. Are the many untimely and suspicious deaths of porn stars simply an occupational hazard or is something more sinister at work?

Today in Crime History: The Virginia Tech Massacre

On April 16, 2007, between 9:30 and 10 a.m., Cho Seung-Hui opened fire in a dorm and then a classroom at the Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University in Blacksburg, killing at least 30 people in the deadliest shooting rampage by a single gunman in U.S. history.

Interview with Anji Marth, painter of serial killers and crime scenes

Artist Anji Marth, who has painted a series of striking serial killer portraits, spoke to Crime Library about her work, her favorite true crime stories and why she’s fascinated by the dangerous and depraved.

Biggest blond bombshell conspiracies

Were the famous deaths of these American blond bombshells really all accidental?

Buddhist monk caught shoplifting beef jerky

It was April 10, 2014, and a Buddhist monk was apparently experiencing a serious jones for jerked meat. Many Taiwanese were shocked when the sworn vegetarian was caught on camera not only stealing, but stealing beef jerky from a store near the Zen Buddhist temple in Nantou.

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