News > Latest Headlines

Serial killer dubbed Grim Sleeper dies in jail

1 month ago   |   By Boston Herald

SAN QUENTIN, Calif. - Lonnie Franklin, the convicted serial killer known as the “Grim Sleeper” who preyed on the women of South Los Angeles for more than two decades, has died in prison. He was 67.
California corrections officials said Franklin was found unresponsive in his cell at San Quentin State Prison on Saturday evening. An autopsy will determine the cause of death; however, there were no signs of trauma, corrections spokeswoman Terry Thornton said.
The stepmother of a victim named Barbara Ware told People magazine she was shocked by the news.
“I won't say I'm pleased he died but at...
Read more ...

 

‘Grim Sleeper' serial killer dies on death row

1 month ago   |   By NY Daily News

The Los Angeles serial killer known as the “Grim Sleeper,” who was convicted of killing 10 women and girls in 2016 after more than two decades at large, was found dead in his cell on death row Saturday night, according to San Quentin prison officials. “His cause of death is pending the results...
Read more ...

 

Serial killer dubbed Grim Sleeper dies in California prison

Serial killer dubbed Grim Sleeper dies in California prison

1 month ago   |   By KCRA

Lonnie Franklin, the convicted serial killer known as the "Grim Sleeper" who preyed on the women of South Los Angeles for more than two decades, has died in a California prison. He was 67.
Read more ...

 

Convicted serial killer Lonnie Franklin Jr., known as 'Grim Sleeper,' dies on death row at 67

1 month ago   |   By ABC

Convicted serial killer Lonnie Franklin Jr., known as the "Grim Sleeper," has died on death row at the age of 67, according to authorities.
Read more ...

 


Search by Tags

   Latest Headlines      Nation      News      San Quentin      Northern California      Trial      Murder      Court      Serial killer  


CNN crew arrested while on-air covering Minneapolis protests

CNN crew arrested while on-air covering Minneapolis protests

MINNEAPOLIS - A CNN crew was arrested while on the air covering the Minneapolis protests Friday morning. Correspondent Omar Jimenez was reporting live on CNN shortly after 5... Read more ...

7 shot at Louisville protest over fatal police shooting

7 shot at Louisville protest over fatal police shooting

At least seven people were shot in Louisville as protesters turned out to demand justice for Breonna Taylor, a black woman fatally shot by police in her home in March. Read more ...

Ohio protests over George Floyd's death turn destructive

Ohio protests over George Floyd's death turn destructive

Protesters angry over the death of George Floyd in Minneapolis police custody turned out for a demonstration in Columbus that began peacefully but turned violent, with windows... Read more ...

RNC sends North Carolina governor a letter outlining groundwork for a safe...

RNC sends North Carolina governor a letter outlining groundwork for a safe convention

The Republican National Committee and the organizers of its national convention sent North Carolina Gov. Roy Cooper a letter on Thursday that outlined its proposals to safely... Read more ...

CNN crew arrested on live TV amid George Floyd protests in Minneapolis

CNN crew arrested on live TV amid George Floyd protests in Minneapolis

Correspondent Omar Jimenez, and the crew with him, were handcuffed and detained by Minnesota State Police just after 5 a.m. local time. Read more ...

Officer who knelt on George Floyd's neck had 18 previous complaints against...

Officer who knelt on George Floyd's neck had 18 previous complaints against him, police dept. says

The former Minneapolis police officer involved in George Floyd's death had 18 prior complaints filed against him with the Minneapolis Police Department's Internal Affairs... Read more ...

Man dies after being pushed in front of CTA Red Line train: police

Man dies after being pushed in front of CTA Red Line train: police

CHICAGO - A man was killed when someone pushed him in front of a CTA Red Line train, according to Chicago police. Police said the man was standing on the platform at the 87th... Read more ...

George Floyd protesters breach Minneapolis police precinct, set it on fire

George Floyd protesters breach Minneapolis police precinct, set it on fire

Minneapolis protests over the death of George Floyd took another violent turn Thursday night as a group of demonstrators broke into a police precinct and set it on fire. Photos... Read more ...

Minneapolis Mayor Jacob Frey hits back at Trump over leadership jab

Minneapolis Mayor Jacob Frey hits back at Trump over leadership jab

Minneapolis Mayor Jacob Frey lashed back early Friday at President Trump, who accused him of being a “very weak” leader amid the protests roiling the city over George Floyd's... Read more ...

Illinois moves into Phase 3 of reopening plan: Here's what's changing

Illinois moves into Phase 3 of reopening plan: Here's what's changing

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. - Every region of Illinois met the criteria to move into Phase 3 of reopening Friday. Most of the state will do so, but Chicago will have to wait until June 3... Read more ...