Lead Detective In San Francisco Zodiac Killer Case DiesDave Toschi, the San Francisco police detective who led the unsuccessful investigation into the Zodiac serial killing a half-century ago, has died. He was 86.
Bay Area Killer Linked To New Hampshire Cold Case MurdersThe convicted killer of a Richmond woman who later died in a California prison has been connected to five cold case slayings in New Hampshire and may have been a serial killer, authorities said.
Report: Charlie Manson Seriously Ill In Bakersfield HospitalInfamous serial killer Charles Manson has been taken from Corcoran State Prison to a local hospital in Bakersfield, TMZ reported on Tuesday afternoon.
NorCal Serial Killer Juan Corona Denied Parole AgainCalifornia officials say the man once known as the nation's worst serial killer has been denied parole again for more than two dozen murders 45 years ago.
FBI Renews Search For California Serial Killer; $50K Reward In Cold CaseAuthorities announced a $50,000 reward Wednesday as they renewed their search for an elusive serial killer they say committed at least 12 homicides, 45 rapes and dozens of burglaries across California in the 1970s and 1980s.
Chicago Serial Killer Exhumations Help Identify Unrelated Murder Victim In San FranciscoAn effort to identify the remains of young men murdered by serial killer John Wayne Gacy in the 1970s has led to a break in an unrelated case of a previously unidentified teenager found shot to death in San Francisco 36 years ago.
Budding Serial Killer? Decapitated Animals Found By Railroad Tracks In SacramentoOfficials in Sacramento have found more decapitated animals, bringing the total number to more than a dozen since January.
Author Of Secretive New Book Claims His Father Was The Zodiac KillerThe co-author of a new book to be published on Tuesday after months of being kept secret claims his father is the notorious Zodiac killer who terrorized the San Francisco Bay Area decades ago.
Satanic 'Craigslist' Murderer Claims She Killed 22 In California, Alaska, Other StatesThe 19 year old woman charged with killing a man she and her husband met on Craigslist claims they murdered more than 20 other people, including one or more in California, as part of her involvement in a satanic cult.
Joseph Naso Sentenced To Death For 'Double Initial' KillingsAfter denying serial killer Joseph Naso’s motions for a new trial and listening to Naso’s continuing insistence he is innocent, Marin County Superior Court Judge Andrew Sweet wasted no time Friday sentencing Naso to death for the murders of three Northern California women and to a life prison sentence for the murder of a fourth.
Sacramento Serial Killer's Home Becomes Tourist DestinationThe former home of Sacramento serial killer Dorothea Puente has become a tourist destination, with visitors touring the dining room where she drugged her victims and the yard where she buried them.
Serial Killer Joseph Naso Calls Prosecutors 'Whores' At Start Of Penalty PhaseA former photographer facing a possible death sentence for the murders of four Northern California women kicked off the penalty phase of his trial by calling attorneys whores.