Infamous 'Dating Game Killer' Rodney Alcala Dies Of Natural CausesCondemned inmate Rodney James Alcala, an infamous serial slayer known as the 'Dating Game Killer,' has died of natural causes. He was 77 years old.
Inmate Accused Of Prison Cell Slaying Of Infamous 'I-5 Strangler' Won’t Face Death SentenceThe man accused of strangling the California serial killer known as the “I-5 Strangler” won’t face the death penalty, a prosecutor said Wednesday.
Early 70s Serial Killer Herbert Mullin Denied Parole In Santa Cruz CountySanta Cruz County's district attorney said a serial killer who was denied parole Thursday still "poses as high of a risk to the community" as he did when he murdered 13 people in the early 1970s.
Autopsy: Infamous ‘I-5 Strangler’ Roger Reece Kibbe Was Strangled HimselfInfamous serial killer Roger Reece Kibbe, who raped and strangled at least seven women including two victims in the East Bay, was fatally choked himself in a state prison, officials said.
'I-5 Strangler' Roger Reece Kibbe Killed In State Prison AttackNotorious serial killer Roger Reece Kibbe, known as the infamous "I-5 Strangler" who pleaded guilty to raping and murdering six victims including two East Bay women, has died in an attack at Mule Creek State Prison, authorities announced Monday.
Convicted Serial Killer Samuel Little Dies During Treatment At SoCal Hospital Serial killer Samuel Little, who confessed to over 93 murders across the country including at least three women in California, has died while being treated at a Southern California hospital.
Zodiac Killer's Cipher Solved By Amateur CodebreakersA team of amateur codebreakers has deciphered a coded letter from the infamous Zodiac serial killer who terrorized Bay Area communities in the late 60s and early 70s, the FBI confirmed Friday.
Golden State Killer: Emotions Soar As Joseph DeAngelo's Victims Confront Him In CourtroomConvicted Golden State Killer Joseph James DeAngelo, a former police officer who eluded capture for four decades, faced his victims in court Tuesday on the first of four days of hearings before he is sentenced to jail for the rest of his life. Four of the cases he has pleaded guilty to occurred in Contra Costa County.
Report: Golden State Killer To Plead Guilty To Avoid Death PenaltyLawyers involved in the Golden State Killer trail may have reached a deal that will find suspect Joseph James DeAngelo pleading guilty to 88 charges of murder, rape and other crimes in order to avoid the death penalty, according to published reports.
'Grim Sleeper' Serial Killer Lonnie Franklin Found Dead In San Quentin Death Row CellLonnie D. Franklin Jr., the infamous 'Grim Sleeper' killer who was on San Quentin's death row for the murders of nine women and one teenage girl, has been found dead in his cell.
'Toolbox Killer' Lawrence Bittaker Dies On San Quentin Death RowLawrence Sigmund Bittaker, a serial killer and rapist known as one of the infamous "Toolbox Killers" who kidnapped, raped, tortured and murdered five teenage girls in Southern California in 1979, has died at San Quentin State Prison at the age of 79.
Prosecutors: Man Accused In Cold Case Murder Of Marin County Woman A Suspected Serial KillerProsecutors are branding a 73-year-old Arizona man a serial killer in a bid to convince a Nevada judge to deny bail pending trial in the killing of a Marin County woman more than 40 years ago.
Alameda County Serial Killer Dies On San Quentin's Death RowA condemned serial killer who murdered five Alameda County women after brutally beating and raping four of them has been found dead in his cell on San Quentin's Death Row, prison officials announced Friday.
Alleged Golden State Killer Will Face Death SentenceThe alleged Golden State Killer, charged with a terrifying crime spree in the 1970s and 80s spanning six California counties, will face the death penalty when he tried for the crimes, prosecutors announced Wednesday.
Notorious California Serial Killer Juan Corona Dies Juan Corona, one of the nation's most notorious serial killers who was convicted of slaying 25 farm laborers, has died in prison at age 85.