The California Supreme Court on Monday tossed out the murder convictions and death sentences of a Los Angeles gang leader who authorities believe was the “shot caller” responsible for as many as 60 killings.
Police say they have linked six more murders and one attempted murder to Lonnie Franklin Jr. Franklin, who has been dubbed the Grim Sleeper, is now accused in 18 different killings.
An ex-LAPD detective says he knows who was behind the deaths of Tupac Skakur and Christopher Wallace, a.k.a. Notorious B.I.G. and claims to have the evidence to prove it.
While homicides have dropped significantly in the 12-square-mile area south of the 10 Freeway and west of the 110 Freeway, they may be heading to a new low in 2011.
The FBI says two fugitives wanted in separate murder cases in Southern California were arrested in Mexico this week and returned to the United States.
A Canoga Park man was ordered Wednesday to stand trial for the murder of his 87-year-old mother and 85-year-old uncle.
The former boss of a Los Angeles street gang has been convicted of eight murders and 10 attempted murders.
Police say three people have been found dead inside a home in Whittier. Officer Mike Dekowski says the bodies were found shortly before 7:30 p.m. Friday.
A law enforcement official says a convicted California serial killer is being charged with the 1970s murders of two women in New York.
Detectives are investigating two more murders that may have been carried out by suspected “Grim Sleeper” serial killer Lonnie Franklin Jr.
A 22-year-old Bellflower man has been sentenced to 198 years to life in prison in the murders of two teen boys.
According to the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department, the number of annual homicides in 2010 is the lowest since 1975.
Sheriff’s detectives said John Wesley Ewell, 53, pawned objects that he stole from people, four of whom he allegedly murdered.
A 19-year-old Long Beach man has been sentenced to 202 years in state prison for gunning down two teenagers at a birthday party in 2008.
A homicide detective says the FBI and Los Angeles police have teamed up to solve 27 killings in the past three months.