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Trial Date Set For 'Grim Sleeper' Suspect

LOS ANGELES (CBSLA.com) — A trial date was set Friday in the case of the “Grim Sleeper” suspect.

Victims’ families went before a judge to request a speedy trial for… 334 more words

News

Judge sets trial date in 'Grim Sleeper' serial killings

NGELES (AP) — A judge has set a trial date for a man charged with 10 counts of murder in what have been dubbed the “Grim Sleeper” serial killings that spanned two decades in Los Angeles. 861 more words

National / World

Grim Sleeper Serial Killings: Families Push for Trial to Begin

Relatives of women slain by the alleged Grim Sleeper serial killer want the case to go to trial — soon. They are expected to urge a Los Angeles County judge Friday to get the trial underway. 141 more words

Local News

Review: Tales of a Grim Sleeper

The film, Tales of a Grim Sleeper, by Nick Broomfield, Barney Broomfield & Marc Hoeferlin for HBO Documentary Films, is about Lonnie Franklin Jr, who was arrested in July 2010 after a 25 year killing spree in which it is thought he could have killed over a 100 victims.I love a good documentary, and I’m an avid news reader, so I was surprised to hear about this alleged serial killer who seems to have escaped the media limelight. 793 more words

Film & TV

Sonali Kolhatkar: Black Women’s Lives Matter: Film Reveals Little-Known Story of the Grim Sleeper

 Margaret Prescod, founder of the Black Coalition Fighting Back Serial Murders, and host of “Sojourner Truth” on KPFK, Pacifica Radio, told me in an…

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Media Criticism