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OC Shelter Offers Prayers, Safety Packs To Help Homeless Ward Off Serial Killer

A local shelter is offering food, prayer and safety advice to street people who could be potential targets for a serial killer.

KNX 1070 NEWSRADIO–01/06/2012

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Calif. Supreme Court Tosses Gang Leader’s Death Sentence

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.


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Police Say ‘Grim Sleeper’ Is Now Linked To 18 Murders

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.

CBS2 / KCAL9–11/03/2011

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Ex-LAPD Detective Says He Knows Who Killed Tupac, Biggie Smalls

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.


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LAPD Credits Community For Plunge In LA Neighborhood Homicides

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.

KNX 1070 NEWSRADIO–09/01/2011

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2 Wanted In Separate SoCal Murders Nabbed In Mexico

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.



Canoga Park Man, 64, Ordered To Stand Trial For Murdering Mother And Uncle

A Canoga Park man was ordered Wednesday to stand trial for the murder of his 87-year-old mother and 85-year-old uncle.


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Ex-LA Gang Boss Convicted Of 8 Murders

The former boss of a Los Angeles street gang has been convicted of eight murders and 10 attempted murders.


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3 Members Of Family Dead In Double Murder-Suicide In Whittier

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.

CBS2 / KCAL9–02/11/2011

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Convicted Killer Rodney Alcala Indicted In 2 NY Murders

A law enforcement official says a convicted California serial killer is being charged with the 1970s murders of two women in New York.


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2 More Slayings May Be Connected To Suspected ‘Grim Sleeper’

Detectives are investigating two more murders that may have been carried out by suspected “Grim Sleeper” serial killer Lonnie Franklin Jr.


Man Gets 198 Years To Life In Murders Of 2 Boys

A 22-year-old Bellflower man has been sentenced to 198 years to life in prison in the murders of two teen boys.


Sheriff: Number Of LA County Homicides Hits 35-Year Low

According to the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department, the number of annual homicides in 2010 is the lowest since 1975.


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Stolen Loot Reportedly Links Man To 4 Murders

Sheriff’s detectives said John Wesley Ewell, 53, pawned objects that he stole from people, four of whom he allegedly murdered.

CBS2 / KCAL9–11/05/2010

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Man Gets 202 Years For Killing 2 Teens At Birthday Party

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.