Serial Killer

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Sex Offenders Plead Not Guilty To Serial Killings

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.

10/29/2014

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Serial Killer, 74, Sentenced To 3 Life Terms Without Possibility Of Parole

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.

09/25/2014

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Local Woman Speaks Out After Losing Sister To Serial Killer

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.

09/17/2014

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South LA Serial Killer Given Additional Death Sentences

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.

08/01/2014

Chester Turner Convicted Of Killing 4 More Women

A man who’s on death row for killing 10 women in the Los Angeles area has been convicted of four more murders.

06/19/2014

Itzacoatl Ocampo's booking photo. (credit: Anaheim Police Department)

Anaheim Police Release Chilling Interrogation Tapes, Confession Of Serial Killer

He admits knowing that murdering people was wrong. But Ocampo adds, “It had to be done.”

04/30/2014

"Grim Sleeper" suspect Lonnie David Franklin, Jr. (credit: Al Seib-Pool/Getty Images)

Grim Sleeper’s Defense Attorney Asks To Photograph Nearly 900 Pieces Of Evidence

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.

12/02/2013

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Public’s Help Sought In Original Night Stalker Case After New Evidence Is Uncovered In Irvine

The serial killer, known as the Original Night Stalker or Golden State Killer, terrorized communities from Orange to Sacramento counties.

CBS2 / KCAL9–09/09/2013

"Grim Sleeper" suspect Lonnie David Franklin, Jr. (credit: Al Seib-Pool/Getty Images)

Victims’ Relatives Tired Of Waiting For Trial To Start Against Suspected ‘Grim Sleeper’

More than three years after police arrested a suspect in the so-called “Grim Sleeper” serial killings, no trial date is in sight.

KNX 1070 NEWSRADIO–08/01/2013

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Investigators Combing Through Dead Killers’ DNA In Effort To Solve Cold Cases

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.

03/23/2013

Hundreds of photos of women were found in the home of the suspected Grim Sleeper. (credit: CBS)

Alleged ‘Grim Sleeper’ Appears In Court For Pretrial Hearing

The alleged serial killer known as the “Grim Sleeper” was in court for a pretrial hearing this week.

CBS2 / KCAL9–03/12/2013

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Convicted Serial Killer Rodney Alcala Admits To 2 NYC Killings

A serial killer already sentenced to death in California admitted Friday to murdering two other young women in New York City in the 1970s.

12/15/2012

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Convicted Calif. Serial Killer Accused In 2 NYC Deaths

A man already convicted and on California’s death row for the decades-old murders of four women and a 12-year-old girl now faces charges in the slayings of two Manhattan women in the 1970s.

CBS2 / KCAL9–06/21/2012

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2 UCLA Professors Believe ‘The Devil’s Staircase’ Could Explain Serial Killers’ Behavior

UCLA professor Vwami Roychowdhury and researcher Michal Simkin suggest that serial killers follow a strict and predictable pattern of attacks.

CBS2 / KCAL9–02/27/2012

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Iraq War Veteran, 23, Pleads Not Guilty In 6 Murders

Iraq war veteran Itzcotal “Izzy” Ocampo, 23, is expected to be arraigned on six murder charges Tuesday. Authorities say Ocampo killed four homeless men in Orange County between December and January.

CBS2 / KCAL9–02/21/2012

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