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Between July and October of 2011, I crashed more weddings in Los Angeles than I've probably been invited to ... More >>
Ever wanted to buy a half-eaten bag of Reese's Pieces, owned by Charles Manson?
Well, for $425 they're yours, from a black market in serial killer memorabilia that has sprung up online. Now you can log on and buy charming watercolor paintings by child killers and hand-written letters from cannibals ... More >>
The Hollywood ReporterChasen with Morgan Freeman.Updates throughout with comments from Beverly Hills police. First posted at 1:32 p.m.
A gun used by a Hollywood man to kill himself as police approached him last week matches the weapon used to kill Hollywood publicist Ronni Chasen last month, ... More >>
LincolnThis car practically comes with the 'Sopranos' theme song standard.After a man killed himself in front of police investigating the sensational murder of Hollywood publicist Ronni Chasen turned out to be a possible mental case, it looked like the investigation into her shooting last mon ... More >>
KTLAChasen was gunned down in her car.Updated after the jump with more background about how police contacted the man. First posted at 9:05 p.m. Wednesday
A man a neighbor said had bragged about killing Hollywood publicist Ronni Chasen fatally shot himself as authorities descended on his resi ... More >>
Raymond Lemone Easter.It was a day that will live in infamy in L.A.'s medical marijuana world: Two people were killed in separate pot-shop robberies on Thursday, June 24. If that wasn't enough, it turned out one of the victims, Matthew Butcher, was the 27-year-old son of Julie Butcher, a city ... More >>
FoxPaulina Ibarra.Los Angeles police were saving the announcement for a Friday afternoon press conference, but it looks like Fox's America's Most Wanted got the scoop: A fugitive featured on the show, Jesus Catalan, was nabbed at the border in connection with the Hollywood homicide of transge ... More >>
EXCLUSIVE UPDATE: â€‹"How they caught Grim Sleeper suspect Lonnie David Franklin Jr: His own son's DNA trail led them straight to him."
By Dennis Romero, J. Patrick Coolican and Gene Maddaus
[Updated at 6:18 p.m. with District Attorney Steve Cooley helping to explain, after the jump, how ... More >>
Officer Daniel Pratt.The union representing Los Angeles Police Department officers this week urged a state parole board to deny freedom for a woman convicted in the 1988 murder of a Los Angeles police officer in South L.A.
Raylene Brooks was the 17-year-old driver of a vehicle that made a u- ... More >>
U.S. Marshals ServiceFrederick McLean.(Speaking in the voice of America's Most Wanted's John Walsh): We've seen a lot of scumbags in our day, but this guy takes the cake. Frederick McLean is an alleged sexual predator of the lowest kind.
Authorities allege McLean met many of the child vict ... More >>
Around 50 church leaders, community activists, family members, and friends along with a handful of Los Angeles Police Department Robbery/Homicide detectives gathered Wednesday evening to remember the 11 victims of the Grim Sleeper, a serial killer who has beenmurdering mostly African American women ... More >>
The Los Angeles Times reported about how a Denver district attorney pushed California Attorney General Jerry Brown into using "familial DNA" searching to try and catch three Denver rapists whose DNA profiles belonged to felons in Oregon, Arizona and California. According to the Times, Brown initiall ... More >>