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  • Canal Murders: Suspect arrested more than 20 years later

    01/18/2015 5:13:46 PM PST · by Beowulf9 · 9 replies ^ | January 15, 2015 | unknown
    For the third day in a row, detectives combed through mounds of trash and other items at the Phoenix home of the canal murders suspect Bryan Patrick Miller. Because of the hoarding like conditions, that process will take several more days. And as all this police work continues we're learning more about Miller's violent past and several run-in's with the police. Miller was arrested last week in connection with the brutal murder of two women in Phoenix in the early 90's. Court documents reveal details about two other stabbing incidents involving weapon taking place before and after those canal murders....
  • Money and Power Attract Abortionists to the Field

    12/05/2014 8:03:18 PM PST · by Morgana · 6 replies
    Clinic Quotes ^ | September 18, 2012 | Sarah Terzo
    Dr. Philip Ney, who works with abortion providers who have left the business has this to say: “Some make it, some don’t. The ones who don’t sort of implode. They may revert to drinking, trying to struggle with their anger and guilt, hiding out in a series of rationalizations. They have to deal with all sorts of problems: guilt, shame, anger. They feel they’ve been badly used by their colleagues, doing the dirty work for other doctors. These people also feel they are doing a job for society — that other people are making them do it. They feel used....
  • Italian 'serial killer' nurse Daniela Poggiali: 96 patients' deaths investigated by police

    12/04/2014 9:38:02 AM PST · by Morgana · 9 replies
    International Business Times ^ | December 1, 2014 | Umberto Bacchi
    Almost 100 deaths occurred under the watch of an Italian nurse accused of murdering dozens of patients, health officials said. The figure is several times higher than that of other nurses at the same hospital. Police were initially investigating 38 suspect deaths at a hospital in Lugo di Romagna, near Ravenna, after an autopsy found poison in the system of an elderly woman in the care of Daniela Poggiali, a 42-year-old nurse from the nearby town of Faenza. Detectives have now extended their probe to as many as 96 deaths that occurred during Poggiali's shifts in a 12 months period....
  • The War at Home-A Muslim serial killer in America

    09/15/2014 7:29:28 AM PDT · by SJackson · 16 replies
    FrontPage Magazine ^ | September 15, 2014 | Robert Spencer
    The War at HomePosted By Robert Spencer On September 15, 2014 @ 12:24 am In Daily Mailer,FrontPage | 14 Comments As the Islamic State beheads a third hostage and the world recoils in horror and reassures itself that all this has nothing to do with Islam, it is useful to remember that jihad activity continues in the United States – although hardly anyone notices amid the rush to dissociate Islam from the mounting violence committed in its name and in accord with its literal teachings.Take, for example, a Muslim from Seattle, Ali Muhammad Brown. KING 5 News reported that Brown is “currently...
  • Was Student's Brutal Murder An Act of Domestic Terrorism? Muslim Suspect

    09/13/2014 10:13:35 AM PDT · by Steelfish · 16 replies
    Daily Mail (UK) ^ | September 13, 2014
    Was Student's Brutal Murder An Act of Domestic Terrorism? Muslim Suspect Admitted He Shot Dead Straight-A Prep School Graduate As 'Vengeance' For US Military Action In Middle East • Ali Muhammad Brown, 29, allegedly told investigators that Brendan Tevlin's June killing was retribution for Muslim lives lost in Middle East • Brown, a devout Muslim, descried US military action in Afghanistan, Iraq, Iran and Syria as 'evil' • Tevlin, 19, was found dead June 25 in his parents' jeep in West Orange, New Jersey • Brown is also accused of killing two gay men and another person in Seattle in...
  • Brendan Tevlin, American martyr, murdered on U.S. soil by jihadist killer(OH)

    09/09/2014 1:59:37 PM PDT · by TangoLimaSierra · 41 replies
    Rightly Wired ^ | September 9, 2014 | Katie Coyne
    Brendan Tevlin, 19, was murdered by Ali Muhammad Brown, a Muslim terrorist. Brown told authorities that murdering Brendan was a “just kill.” He was seeking vengeance for Muslim deaths in “Iraq, Syria, (and) Afghanistan”. On June 25, at a red light in West Orange, NJ, Brown selected Brendan at random and shot him eight times in his Jeep.
  • Man, 74, is found guilty of murdering 3 women in S. L.A. in 1980s (serial Killer?)

    09/03/2014 1:41:44 PM PDT · by Larry381 · 23 replies
    LA Slimes ^ | Sept 2nd, 2014 | KATE MATHER
    Alleged serial killer, now 74, is convicted of murdering 3 women in South L.A. in late 1980s A 74-year-old man described by prosecutors as a serial killer who preyed on victims down on their luck was convicted Tuesday of murdering three women in South Los Angeles in the late 1980s. The defendant, Samuel Little, leaned back in his wheelchair and smiled as the verdicts were read in a downtown Los Angeles courtroom. The case went to trial after cold-case homicide detectives made a breakthrough in 2012 to match Little to the 1987 and 1989 deaths through DNA evidence left at...
  • California Killer Given Additional Death Sentences

    08/01/2014 11:12:45 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 23 replies
    CBS8 ^ | Aug 01, 2014 | BRIAN MELLEY
    Chester D. Turner is no stranger to murder or the punishment that comes with it. He squeezed the life out of more than a dozen women during a decade of terror, and two juries decided he should die for his crimes. So it was merely a formality Friday that Turner, already on death row for 10 murders, was given four more death sentences for what a prosecutor called the city's most prolific serial killing. Turner, 47, looked straight at Judge Robert Perry as he handed down the penalty for the string of inner-city killings during the crack cocaine epidemic. As...
  • Serial killings suspects were friends for years

    04/24/2014 3:34:26 PM PDT · by EveningStar · 4 replies
    Orange County Register ^ | April 24, 2014 | Tony Saavedra, Vik Jolly and Salvador Hernandez
    They were best friends, police say, with the worst intentions. Steven Gordon and Franc Cano did nearly everything together... Cano and Gordon are charged in the death of [Jarrae] Estepp as well as three women who vanished from the streets of Santa Ana: Kianna Rae Jackson, a baby-faced 20-year-old from Las Vegas; Martha Anaya, 28, who was raising a young daughter; and Josephine Monique Vargas, 34, known to her friends as “Giggles.” ...
  • 2 Suspects Arrested In OC Serial Murder Case

    04/13/2014 8:03:33 AM PDT · by BenLurkin · 8 replies ^ | April 12, 2014 10:58 PM
    ORANGE COUNTY ( — Two suspects have been arrested in connection to the deaths of four women in Orange County. Frank Cano, 27, and Steven Dean Gordon, 45, both of Anaheim, are being held for the suspected murders of all four women, according to Anaheim and Santa Ana police departments. Anaheim police Lt. Bob Dunn said Cano was arrested shortly after 6 p.m. Friday in the 5100 block of E. La Palma Avenue. Gordon was arrested shortly after 7 p.m. in the 3100 block of E. La Palma Avenue. Dunn said the investigation began on March 14 after Anaheim police...
  • PETA wants to turn Jeffrey Dahmer’s Childhood Home into a Vegan Restaurant

    04/07/2014 7:42:01 PM PDT · by DogByte6RER · 28 replies
    Yahoo! News ^ | April 7, 2014 | Charlene Sakoda
    PETA wants to turn Jeffrey Dahmer’s childhood home into a vegan restaurant People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) does not shy away from attention grabbing news stories when it comes to furthering their cause of animal rights. As reported by the Akron Beacon Journal, the organization’s president, Ingrid E. Newkirk, recently wrote a letter to the real estate agent who listed infamous serial killer Jeffrey Dahmer’s childhood home for sale. In the correspondence to agent Richard Lubinski, Newkirk said that PETA would like to turn the Ohio house into a vegan restaurant and “respond to the past with...
  • Is Louis Myers the Zodiac Killer? Man Says Now-Dead Buddy Confessed to Being Bay Area Murderer

    03/01/2014 10:23:22 AM PST · by nickcarraway · 18 replies
    New York Daily News ^ | WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 26, 2014 | Sasha Goldstein
    Randy Kenney says Myers started the spree in 1968, at age 17, after he broke up with a girlfriend. Kenney says other evidence shows his friend, who died in 2002, committed at least the five murders. An upstate New Yorker claims his best buddy was the notorious Zodiac Killer, who paralyzed California’s Bay Area with fear during the late 1960s. The reason the man, then a teen, went on his bloody spree of at least five murders? Over a girl, Randy Kenney says. “That's what the deal was with the couples," Kenney told KGO-TV. The still-unsolved killings terrorized the region....
  • Juarez's "Dr. Frankenstein" Is Breathing New Life Into Unsolved Murders

    02/26/2014 7:15:10 PM PST · by DogByte6RER · 9 replies
    KFOX 14 ^ | Tuesday, February 25 2014 | Stephanie Guadian
    Juarez's 'Dr. Frankenstein' is breathing new life into unsolved murders Just outside of Juarez a group of mothers frustrated by local law enforcement and desperate to find their missing loved ones --- decides to search the outskirts of their neighborhood themselves. They are looking for unmarked graves. And it doesn't take long before fears are realized. The wave of violence that at one time made Juarez the most dangerous city in the world is washing away. But, there are painful reminders: unidentified bodies, unsolved murders and reports of people who have simply disappeared. Marta Rincon’s daughter disappeared five years ago....
  • Serial Killer Joanna Dennehy Takes Selfie Before Knifing Fourth and Fifth Victims

    01/22/2014 1:52:13 PM PST · by nickcarraway · 21 replies
    New York Daily News ^ | TUESDAY, JANUARY 21, 2014 | Nina Golgowski
    Joanna Dennehy, 31, who has pleaded guilty to murdering three men and the attempted murder of two others in England, is seen stretching out her pierced tongue in a wild smile in what authorities say are photos taken only minutes before she selected her next two victims.Photos capturing the smiling face of a deranged serial killer just before she knifed her fourth and fifth victims in a bloodlust frenzy in England last spring were shown before a court this week. Joanna Dennehy, 31, is seen stretching out her pierced tongue in a wild smile in what authorities say are self-taken...
  • Why Isn't Randy Kraft Dead?

    11/01/2013 9:23:00 PM PDT · by BlackVeil · 14 replies
    Orange Coast ^ | April 22, 2013 | Patrick J. Kiger
    Thirty years after his arrest in Orange County, one of California’s deadliest and most depraved serial killers still lives and breathes on San Quentin’s death row. What’s wrong with this picture? ...
  • eattle's Green River killer confesses to slaying nearly DOUBLE the 49 women......

    09/18/2013 5:07:52 AM PDT · by Morgana · 17 replies
    FULL TITLE: Seattle's Green River killer confesses to slaying nearly DOUBLE the 49 women he's convicted of killing in first ever interview A Seattle-area truck painter who was unmasked as the Green River serial killer has claimed he murdered up to 80 women over two decades - nearly double the number he was convicted of killing. Gary Ridgway is currently serving 49 consecutive life sentences in a Washington state prison. But in a series of interviews conducted over the past five months, he is now claiming there are significantly more victims and he says he is coming clean to help...
  • Child killer Derek Percy dies in hospital, aged 64

    07/23/2013 3:52:32 PM PDT · by naturalman1975 · 26 replies
    The Australian ^ | 24th July 2013
    VICTORIAN child killer Derek Percy has died in a Melbourne hospital. Percy was Victoria's longest serving prisoner and had been dying of cancer in a secure ward in St Vincent's Hospital in Melbourne. ..... Percy was the prime suspect in Linda Stilwell's 1968 disappearance and suspected death in Melbourne and was a suspect in a number of other child disappearances in other states. ..... Coroner Iain West made an interim finding in 2009 that Percy, who is linked to some of Australia's most notorious child killings, was in the area on the day Linda disappeared. But the inquest into her...
  • Boston Strangler Case Solved 50 Years Later

    07/11/2013 7:49:25 PM PDT · by South40 · 18 replies
    Yahoo News ^ | 7/11/2013 | MICHELE MCPHEE
    A water bottle recovered from a construction site where Tim DeSalvo – whose uncle Albert DeSalvo had confessed to being the internationally notorious Boston Strangler – gave police the DNA evidence they needed to bring closure to a case that has been a mystery for nearly 50 years, murders for which no one has ever been charged. "This is really a story of relentlessness,'' Boston Police Commissioner Ed Davis explained today as Massachusetts top law enforcement officials revealed that DNA preserved from the body of the Boston Strangler's last victim--raped and murdered in 1964--can now be linked with "99.9 percent...
  • Trail of fugitive ex-cop turns very cold in Big Bear

    02/09/2013 7:23:51 AM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 34 replies
    The Los Angeles Times ^ | February 8, 2013 | Phil Willon, Joseph Serna and Kenneth R. Weiss
    The massive dragnet for a fugitive ex-cop continued Friday, with more than 100 officers conducting a fruitless search in the snowy, forested mountains around Big Bear Lake for an armed gunman who police say is on a vengeful rampage. As the falling snow piled up, authorities pledged to continue the manhunt until they find Christopher Jordan Dorner, the 33-year-old former Los Angeles police officer suspected of killing three people, or stumble on definitive evidence that he is no longer in the area. The trail has gone cold since Dorner's Nissan Titan pickup was found Thursday morning engulfed in flames on...
  • California governor weighs parole for Charles Manson follower

    02/03/2013 5:15:15 PM PST · by george76 · 25 replies
    CNN ^ | February 2, 2013 | Michael Martinez and Kyung Lah
    California Gov. Jerry Brown is considering whether to grant parole to a convicted murderer who followed notorious killer Charles Manson, a spokeswoman for the governor said. Brown's office received a formal recommendation from the state board parole Friday to release Bruce Davis, 70, who would be the first Manson "family" member to secure freedom solely for good behavior. Brown has 30 days -- or until March 3 -- to either modify, affirm or reverse the parole board's recommendation, a corrections spokeswoman said. In 2010, Davis secured his first formal recommendation for parole by the state board, but then-Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger...
  • ‘Dating Game killer’ Alcala pleads guilty to two murders

    12/15/2012 6:11:22 AM PST · by lowbridge · 1 replies
    NY Post ^ | December 15, 2012 | LAURA ITALIANO
    Cornered by high-tech forensics and low-tech sleuthing, serial sex killer Rodney Alcala took a surprise guilty plea in Manhattan yesterday, admitting he took the lives of two young woman in the 1970s. So-called “Dating Game killer” Alcala, 67, admitted he committed the 1971 murder of TWA flight attendant Cornelia Crilley and the 1977 murder of Ellen Hover. Both women were 23.
  • Night Stalker: The attack that never happened

    08/25/2012 3:43:56 PM PDT · by South40 · 40 replies
    Orange County Register ^ | 8/24/2012 | KEITH SHARON
    The killer crept into the backyard. The single-story house was on Via Zaragosa in Mission Viejo. It was about 1:30 a.m. on Sunday, Aug. 25, 1985 – 27 years ago.Inside the house, a 13-year-old boy couldn't sleep. His family had come home from Rosarito Beach several hours earlier, and James Romero III wanted to retrieve a pillow he had left in his family's camper. His parents and sister were asleep. The boy left his house through a side door. Romero had no idea, in that dark moment, how close he was to Richard Ramirez, who was about to become...
  • Highway to hell: Serial killer being hunted after FORTY young women vanish on same remote...

    06/15/2012 8:30:01 AM PDT · by LibWhacker · 24 replies
    Mirror ^ | 6/15/12
    This 837-mile route, known simply as The Highway of Tears, strikes terror into the hearts of millionsWITH its breathtaking lake views and snowy mountain backdrop, Canada’s Highway 16 is one of the world’s most picturesque roads. But this 837-mile route through British Columbia strikes terror into the hearts of millions after a spate of unsolved murders. To them it is known simply as The Highway of Tears – the hunting ground of a prolific serial killer. The only hint that it is any different from any other stretch of road in Canada are the Missing Person posters stapled to lampposts....
  • Charles Manson, Now 77, Gets New Chance at Parole

    04/05/2012 12:24:20 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 71 replies
    Los Angeles Times ^ | April 5, 2012
    After 11 failed bids for freedom, notorious killer Charles Manson, now 77, is up for parole later this month. The parole board rejected his bid in 2007, saying Manson [For the record, 9:42 a.m. April 5: An earlier version of this post incorrectly gave the killer's last name as Mason.] "continues to pose an unreasonable danger to others and may still bring harm to anyone he would come in contact with." Manson refused to participate in that hearing, describing himself as a "prisoner of the political system." He also declined to participate in any psychological evaluations in 2007. "He refused...
  • Fatal Addiction: Ted Bundy's Final Interview

    03/21/2012 8:05:22 PM PDT · by Linda Frances · 139 replies · 3+ views
    Pure Intimacy ^ | 1/24/89 | Dr James Dobson
    Ted: I’m no social scientist, and I don’t pretend to believe what John Q. Citizen thinks about this, but I’ve lived in prison for a long time now, and I’ve met a lot of men who were motivated to commit violence. Without exception, every one of them was deeply involved in pornography - deeply consumed by the addiction. The F.B.I.’s own study on serial homicide shows that the most common interest among serial killers is pornographers. It’s true.
  • William Heirens, known as the 'Lipstick Killer,' dead

    03/06/2012 6:36:50 AM PST · by Borges · 17 replies
    Chicago Tribune ^ | 3/6/12 | William Lee
    William Heirens, the notorious "Lipstick Killer" who confessed to three murders on the North Side in the 1940s, has died. Heirens, 83, was pronounced dead at 8:45 p.m. Monday at the University of Illinois at Chicago Medical Center, according to the Cook County medical examiner's office. He was the longest-serving inmate in Illinois history. Officials at Dixon Correctional Center in Dixon found Heirens unresponsive in his cell and he was brought to the UIC Medical Center, a medical examiner’s spokeswoman said. An autopsy is scheduled for today. Heirens was a 17-year-old college student when he confessed to killing two women...
  • Mass grave found

    02/13/2012 8:56:54 PM PST · by smokingfrog · 11 replies ^ | 13 Feb 2012 | Scott Smith
    LINDEN - Skull fragments, 300 bones of all sizes and personal items - an engraved woman's ring, a purse, a sandal - were pulled this weekend from the depths of an old well east of Linden. By Sunday afternoon, a mass grave in eastern San Joaquin County was taking shape. The grisly discoveries began to surface just as convicted serial killer Wesley Shermantine promised. The death row inmate - in letters to The Record - had called the site "Loren's boneyard" long before county Sheriff's deputies started digging a massive pit next to Flood Road. Shermantine, 45, wrote that Loren...
  • Police Warn Southern California Homeless About Serial Killer

    01/06/2012 9:58:56 AM PST · by Sopater · 11 replies
    Fox News ^ | January 06, 2012
    SANTA ANA, Calif. – Homeless people in southern California were put on alert by police and advocates concerned that they're the target of a serial killer who has already slain three men. The Orange County Rescue Mission handed out flashlights and whistles in an effort to help homeless people protect themselves after three men were stabbed to death in north Orange County.
  • John Wayne Gacy Victim Finally Identified

    11/29/2011 9:38:50 AM PST · by KeyLargo · 20 replies · 1+ views
    John Wayne Gacy Victim Finally Identified November 29, 2011 10:56 AM William George Bundy has been identified as one of John Wayne Gacy's victims. (CBS) CHICAGO (CBS) — One of the unknown victims of John Wayne Gacy has been identified, more than 30 years after his death at the hands of one of the nation’s most notorious serial killers. Using DNA technology, investigators were able to determine that William George Bundy, who was last seen on October of 1976, was killed by Gacy. The news comes after Cook County Sheriff Thomas Dart launched a new effort to determine the eight...
  • Police: Trucker Killed 3 Prostitutes Across South

    09/18/2011 2:49:28 PM PDT · by Steelfish · 44 replies
    MSNBC ^ | September 17, 2011 | EMERY P. DALESIO, JEFFREY COLLINS
    Police: Trucker Killed 3 Prostitutes Across South. John Boyer [Pic in URL] has pleaded guilty to killing a woman in North Carolina and faces murder charges in slayings in Tennessee and South Carolina. By EMERY P. DALESIO, JEFFREY COLLINS COLUMBIA, S.C. — Long-haul trucker John Boyer's gray beard and round face give him a grandfatherly appearance, but when he opens his mouth, he seethes with anger toward women. This hatred had murderous results, authorities said, as he picked up prostitutes around the Southeast, killed them and dumped their bodies near interstate highways. He's accused of at least three slayings and...
  • Dahmer's survivor charged in man's death

    07/29/2011 8:06:21 PM PDT · by Free ThinkerNY · 32 replies · 1+ views
    Associated Press ^ | July 29, 2011 | CARRIE ANTLFINGER
    MILWAUKEE (AP) -- The man who led Milwaukee police to serial killer Jeffrey Dahmer 20 years ago was charged Friday in the death of a homeless man who drowned after he was thrown off a bridge. Tracy Edwards - who escaped Dahmer's Milwaukee apartment in July 1991, leading police and the world to Dahmer's crimes - was charged along with Timothy Carr with first-degree recklessly endangering safety in the death of Johnny Jordan, 43.
  • Sowell guilty on 11 aggravated murder counts (Cleveland, Ohio)

    07/23/2011 7:16:11 AM PDT · by Las Vegas Dave · 21 replies ^ | July 23, 2011 | unknown
    A man who lived among the rotting remains of 11 women was convicted Friday of killing all of them, bringing closure to a case that has haunted the city of Cleveland ever since the bodies were unearthed from a house that smelled like death. Anthony Sowell, 51, was convicted of aggravated murder, kidnapping, tampering with evidence and abuse of a human corpse in the 11 deaths. He now faces a possible death sentence. “We do deserve this justice,” said Denise Hunter, whose sister, Amelda, was found buried in Sowell’s back yard in plastic garbage bags. “I’m so glad that finally,...
  • The wrong John Wayne (Rollins appears to be Bachman's Idiot)

    06/27/2011 11:54:18 AM PDT · by RummyChick · 357 replies
    washington times ^ | 6/27 | Dinan
    Rep. Michele Bachmann kicked off her presidential campaign on Monday in Waterloo, Iowa, and in one interview surrounding the official event she promised to mimic the spirit of Waterloo's own John Wayne. The only problem, as one eagle-eyed reader notes: Waterloo's John Wayne was not the beloved movie star, but rather John Wayne Gacy, the serial killer. Mrs. Bachmann grew up in Waterloo, and used the town as the backdrop for her campaign announcement, where she told Fox News: "Well what I want them to know is just like, John Wayne was from Waterloo, Iowa. That's the kind of spirit...
  • Assisted Suicide Advocate Jack Kevorkian Dies at 83

    06/03/2011 8:42:20 PM PDT · by Morpheus2009 · 22 replies · 1+ views
    Fox News ^ | 3 June 2011 | Fox News
    Dr. Jack Kevorkian, the Michigan pathologist who championed physician-assisted suicides, died early Friday after being hospitalized with kidney problems and pneumonia. The 83-year-old Kevorkian, who said he helped some 130 people end their lives from 1990 to 1999, died about 2:30 a.m. at William Beaumont Hospital in Royal Oak, Mich., close friend and attorney Mayer Morganroth said. An official cause of death had not been determined, but Nurses at the hospital played recordings of classical music by composer Johann Sebastian Bach for Kevorkian before he died, Morganroth said. Kevorkian was freed in June 2007 after serving eight years of a...
  • U.S. assisted suicide advocate Jack Kevorkian dies

    06/03/2011 6:26:03 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 49 replies
    Reuters ^ | 06/03/2011
    Assisted suicide advocate Jack Kevorkian, known as "Dr. Death" for helping more than 100 people end their lives, died early on Friday at age 83, his lawyer said. Kevorkian died at Beaumont Hospital in Royal Oak, Michigan, where he had been hospitalized for about two weeks with kidney and heart problems, said Mayer Morganroth, Kevorkian's attorney and friend. Kevorkian, a pathologist, was imprisoned for eight years for second-degree murder and was paroled in 2007. As a condition of his parole, he vowed not to assist in any suicides. He was convicted after a CBS News program aired showing a video...
  • Two NYPD Cops With History of Hooker Trouble Being Eyed in Long Island Killings

    05/15/2011 8:32:13 AM PDT · by nuconvert · 25 replies
    Fox/NY Post ^ | May 15, 2011
    Two NYPD cops are being eyed in the Long Island serial slayings after investigators learned they got into trouble for hiring prostitutes while working for the department, according to sources familiar with the probe. One cop was forced out of the job in the 1990s when his supervisors learned he spent time pursuing hookers and paying street walkers and down-and-out women for sex while he was supposed to be on patrol. An internal investigation led to his resigning under pressure, one source said. The other officer still works for the NYPD but was stripped of his gun and badge years...
  • Police Confirm New Remains Human; Human Skull Also Found Along Ocean Parkway

    NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — Police have confirmed that the latest set of bones found Monday morning at Jones Beach State Park are human remains. Those remains, potentially those of a 9th victim, were discovered near Zach’s Bay at the park, which is about a mile and a half east of the Jones Beach water tower. Later Monday afternoon, authorities also said that a 10th set of human remains and a human skull may have been discovered at a bird sanctuary off of Ocean Parkway, CBS 2′s Jennifer McLogan reported. Investigators expanded their search for a serial killer into Nassau County...
  • One of four bodies found by Craigslist Ripper police is a CHILD

    04/11/2011 10:57:30 AM PDT · by Niuhuru · 24 replies
    DailyMail ^ | 5:58 PM on 11th April 2011 | By Daily Mail Reporter
    One of the latest four sets of remains found on a Long Island beach linked to the Craigslist Ripper belongs to a baby or child - and not a grown woman, it was revealed today. The remains were found last week among four sets of bodies several miles away from where the bodies of four prostitutes were located in December. But the victim may not be related to the other New York murders as a young person’s body ‘would not fit a serial killer’s pattern’, according to law enforcement sources.
  • The Lost Boys

    03/30/2011 10:01:33 AM PDT · by ventanax5 · 29 replies · 1+ views
    Texas Monthly ^ | Skip Hollandsworth
    In December 1970 two teenagers disappeared from the Heights neighborhood, in Houston. Then another and another and another. As the number of missing kids grew, no one realized that the most prolific serial killer the country had ever seen—along with his teenage accomplices—was living comfortably among them. Or that the mystery of what happened to so many of his victims would haunt the city to this day.
  • Dorothea Puente's cookbook is still selling {Sacramento Serial Killer}

    03/28/2011 11:35:42 AM PDT · by SmithL · 5 replies
    Sacramento Bee ^ | 3/28/11 | Sam Stanton
    Dorothea Puente may finally be gone, but she is hardly forgotten. The Sacramento serial killer, who died Sunday at 82 in the skilled nursing facility at the Central California Woemn's Facility in Chowchilla, is mentioned in at least 10 books still available on, including this gem from author Shane Bugbee: "Cooking with a Serial Killer, Recipes From Dorothea Puente."
  • Green River Killer is charged with 49th murder after missing woman's skull is found in ravine

    02/08/2011 4:47:57 PM PST · by Niuhuru · 12 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | 11:24 PM on 8th February 2011 | Daily Mail Reporter
    Green River Killer Gary Ridgway is facing his 49th murder charge for the death of a woman whose skull was found by teenagers in a ravine, 28 years after she went missing. Ridgway, 61, is already serving 48 consecutive life sentences after being jailed in 2003 for a strangling spree which terrorised Seattle and its northern suburbs in the early 1980s. He once said he killed so many women he could not keep track of them all. He had previously confessed to killing Rebecca 'Becky' Marrero, a 20-year-old mother and prostitute last seen when she left a motel in 1982.
  • Charles Manson family member who admitted stabbing heiress on his orders is denied parole

    01/26/2011 1:05:53 PM PST · by Niuhuru · 73 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | 4:49 PM on 21st January 2011 | By Daily Mail Reporter
    A Charles Manson follower has been ordered to remain in prison after parole board officials rejected her claim she was a changed woman. The two-member panel said the viciousness and notoriety of Patricia Krenwinkel's crimes outweighed her efforts at rehabilitation behind bars. Krenwinkel, now 63, wept and apologised during the hearing, but officials said the deaths of seven people in the 1969 Tate-LaBianca murders 'remained relevant'.
  • The Philadelphia Horror: How Mass Murder Gets a Pass

    01/21/2011 5:03:23 AM PST · by Kaslin · 42 replies ^ | January 21, 2011 | Michelle Malkin
    Let's give the "climate of hate" rhetoric a rest for a moment. It's time to talk about the climate of death, in which the abortion industry thrives unchecked. Dehumanizing rhetoric, rationalizing language and a callous disregard for life have numbed America to its monstrous consequences. Consider the Philadelphia Horror. In the City of Brotherly Love, hundreds of babies were murdered by a scissors-wielding monster over four decades. Whistleblowers informed public officials at all levels of the wanton killings of innocent life. But a parade of government health bureaucrats and advocates protecting the abortion racket looked the other way -- until,...
  • DNA links killer to 1974 slaying of Pomona (CA) woman

    12/31/2010 3:45:53 PM PST · by Wolfstar · 19 replies
    Los Angeles Times ^ | December 31, 2010 | Robert Faturechi
    Cold case detectives say a man who died seven years ago while awaiting execution at San Quentin for murdering a 10-year-old girl is tied to the strangulation of a 29-year-old developmentally disabled woman. FOLLOWING IS MY QUICK SUMMARY OF THE ARTICLE: Robert Edward Stansbury was an ice cream truck driver whose route took him through most of the San Gabriel Valley and unincorporated East L.A. He was convicted of abductions and sexual assaults dating as far back as 1959, but was always let out of prison for one stupid reason or another. He was on parole when he killed Barbara...
  • Bringing L.A.’s Latest Serial Killer to Justice

    12/29/2010 10:15:34 AM PST · by Kaslin · 33 replies · 6+ views
    Pajamas Media ^ | December 29, 2010 | Elise Cooper
    The "Grim Sleeper" cold case heats up. The Los Angeles Police Department’s phones are ringing off the hook. Its website has received approximately eleven million hits. People are fascinated with serial killers, and the Grim Sleeper is no exception. The LAPD has released approximately 180 photos to solicit the public’s help in identifying more of this serial killer’s possible victims.The photos were discovered in the house of Lonnie David Franklin Jr. — the Grim Sleeper himself. Franklin was arrested in July and arraigned on ten counts of murder plus one count of attempted murder. Among those he photographed, twenty-nine have...
  • New York Police Eye Possible Serial Killer After 4 Bodies Found at Beach

    12/14/2010 5:24:31 PM PST · by Neil E. Wright · 19 replies
    FOX News ^ | December 14, 2010 | Cristina Corbin
    Suffolk County police search a deserted beach on New York's Long Island after finding finding the remains of four people ( Authorities are considering the possibility a serial killer may have dumped four bodies alongside a deserted parkway at a beach on New York's Long Island. "We're looking at that -- that we could have a serial killer," Suffolk County Police Commissioner Richard Dormer told reporters Monday. Investigators are currently working on identifying the bodies and authorities returned to the site for more evidence on Tuesday.  The case bares striking similarities to the 2006 unsolved murders of four prostitutes...
  • Arab Israeli Arrested for US Serial Killings

    08/12/2010 4:50:45 PM PDT · by Brilliant · 20 replies ^ | 8/13/10 | Elad Benari
    An Arab Israeli has been arrested in the US on suspicion of killing five people and wounding 13 in a stabbing spree that spanned across three US. 33 year-old Elias Abuelazam was detained late Wednesday in Atlanta while he was trying to board a flight to Tel Aviv. He was arrested at the departure gate, after being paged by a Delta Airlines representative and getting up to identify himself. Police suspect Abuelazam is behind the attacks that have taken place over the last two-and-a-half months in Michigan, Ohio and Virginia. It is suspected that the method of operation was to...
  • Serial Stabber Suspect Named, Nabbed in Airport Trying to Flee to Israel

    08/12/2010 11:19:25 AM PDT · by OldDeckHand · 33 replies ^ | 08/12/2010 | LEE FERRAN, COURTNEY CHAPMAN and JOHN WETENHALL
    Feds: Elias Abuelazam Arrested in Connection to 20 Vicious Stabbing Attacks. Michigan resident Elias Abuelazam was identified today as the suspect in a series 20 vicious stabbings that included five deaths in three states, federal officials told ABC News. Abuelazam, 33, was apprehended Wednesday night at Atlanta Hartsfield International Airport as he was about to board a plane for Israel, officials said. He was tracked to the airport after investigators dashed to track down a new lead that originated in Michigan. Abuelazam has not been charged in the attacks and was taken into custody on unrelated charges, investigators said.
  • Michigan Arrest in Serial Stabbings Case

    08/12/2010 4:32:12 AM PDT · by Doogle · 26 replies
    CBS/AP ^ | 08/12/10 | CBS/AP
    (CBS/AP) Police and FBI agents have arrested a suspect in the serial murder investigation which spanned three states and has left five people dead, police confirmed Thursday morning. A statement from police in Leesburg, Virginia released a statement saying a tip had turned into a "strong investigative lead" on Wednesday and that an "individual who has ties to both the Flint, Michigan and Leesburg, Virginia areas" was taken into custody on unrelated charges. Investigators from the Michigan Task Force, Leesburg and the FBI worked this lead through the night. A person of interest was taken into custody. He is currently...
  • NBC Nightly News describes serial stabber as "Palestinian Christian"

    08/12/2010 3:46:23 PM PDT · by Feline_AIDS · 21 replies
    NBC Nightly News
    Wonder if they would have mentioned his religion if he were a Muslim? I'll give you three guesses and the first two don't count.