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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


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

Grim Sleeper's Defense Attorney Asks To Photograph Nearly 900 Pieces Of Evidence

LOS ANGELES (CBSLA.com) — Court delays for the accused serial killer known as the Grim Sleeper could drag on even longer after a defense attorney asked a judge Monday for permission to photograph nearly 900 pieces of evidence, some of which date back more than 28 years. 486 more words


Alleged 'Grim Sleeper' Appears In Court For Pretrial Hearing

LOS ANGELES (CBSLA.com) — The alleged serial killer known as the “Grim Sleeper” was in court for a pretrial hearing Monday.

Lonnie Franklin, Jr., now 60 years old, faces 10 counts of murder and one count of attempted murder for the deaths of women who were shot, strangled or both over several decades in Los Angeles. 304 more words