The city of Brea will pay $700,000 to a man who was arrested in the 2011 killings of his mother and brother but was freed when his high school friend confessed to the crimes, lawyers said Tuesday.
Serial killer Brett Thomas was denied parole on Friday, forcing him to remain behind bars for at least another seven years.
Victims’ families went before a judge to request a speedy trial for Lonnie Franklin Jr., who is charged with 10 counts of murder and one count of attempted murder for serial killings that spanned two decades.
Two convicted sex offenders have pleaded not guilty to the rape and murder of four California women while the men were wearing GPS tracking monitors.
A 74-year-old man was sentenced Thursday to three consecutive life terms without the possibility of parole for strangling three women in the 1980s.
A woman whose sister and parents became victims of a serial killer is speaking out about a tragic event no 18-year-old ever expects to face.
One of the most prolific killers in Los Angeles history was given additional death sentences Friday for four killings linked to him through DNA testing while he was on death row.
A man who’s on death row for killing 10 women in the Los Angeles area has been convicted of four more murders.
He admits knowing that murdering people was wrong. But Ocampo adds, “It had to be done.”
Court delays for the accused serial killer known as the Grim Sleeper could drag on even longer after a defense attorney asked a judge Monday for permission to photograph nearly 900 pieces of evidence, some of which date back more than 28 years.
The serial killer, known as the Original Night Stalker or Golden State Killer, terrorized communities from Orange to Sacramento counties.
More than three years after police arrested a suspect in the so-called “Grim Sleeper” serial killings, no trial date is in sight.
California authorities are combing through DNA left behind by dead killers, rapists and other criminals in an effort to solve cases that went cold years ago.
The alleged serial killer known as the “Grim Sleeper” was in court for a pretrial hearing this week.
A serial killer already sentenced to death in California admitted Friday to murdering two other young women in New York City in the 1970s.