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Jury Selection Gets Underway In 'Grim Sleeper' Killings

LOS ANGELES (CBSLA.com) — A judge questioned nearly six dozen prospective jurors Monday in the trial of a man charged in the “Grim Sleeper” killings of nine women and a teenage girl between 1985 and 2007. 280 more words


Judge Postpones Trial Date In Grim Sleeper Killings

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A Los Angeles judge has postponed the trial in the “Grim Sleeper” serial killings after prosecutors complained they weren’t prepared to present evidence next month. 120 more words


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