Crime Library: Criminal Minds and Methods

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.

John Eric Armstrong: The model sailor

Serial killer John Eric Armstrong was caught by Detroit police when on April 12, 1989, he returned to the dumping ground they had staked out. Armstrong broke down quickly during questioning and began a confession that lasted for days. By the 14th of April he had confessed to over 30 murders around the world.

Police: Serial killers wore GPS trackers during murders

In a case disturbing for those who hope that tracking sex offenders will stop sex-offender recidivism, two registered California sex offenders, who each attended regular visits with police, and wore GPS ankle trackers, are suspects in at least 5 murders, and police believe there are more victims.

Pro athletes, from victors to victims

Fame, fortune and world-class fitness prove no defense against legal troubles and crime for athletes off the field.

Watch: Woman mugged during TV interview on rising crime rate

A woman being interviewed by a TV crew about how police weren’t taking care of crime on the streets of Rio De Janeiro, Brazil was actually mugged in mid interview, on camera and in broad daylight on the streets, essentially proving her right.

The Chicago Rippers

The Ripper Crew was a gang of four Satan-worshiping team killers led by Robin Gecht, who attacked women, mutilated and cannibalized the body parts they severed, even going so far as to perform sex acts on them in their repeated attempts to contact the Dark One.

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