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N.Y. Cops: 3 Killers Dumped Bodies on Long Island Beach

May 10, 2011
The Long Island murder mystery took a macabre turn Monday with the revelation there are three killers on the loose - and one of them is a butcher.

Long Island Serial Killer May Be An Officer

April 11, 2011
Investigators are now considering the possibility that the serial killer who has dumped at least eight bodies of prostitutes at a Long Island beach could be a law enforcement officer. The killer may have a detailed knowledge of police techniques.

Three More Bodies Found at Long Island Beach

April 5, 2011
So far, eight women have been found in Suffolk County between Gilgo Beach and Oak Beach since last summer. At least four were Craigslist hookers. Police are still searching for escort Shannan Gilbert, who has been missing since December.

LAPD Inundated With Grim Sleeper Leads

December 20, 2010
The Los Angeles Police Department has been inundated with e-mails and phone calls from the public providing leads, after the agency release some 160 photos of women connected to suspected serial killer Lonnie Franklin Jr.

Long Island Murders May be Work of Serial Killer

December 14, 2010
Suffolk County's top cop said Tuesday that a serial murderer could be on the loose, as authorities searched a pristine coastal island where four corpses have been found.

Murder Charge Dropped Against Illinois Cop

October 13, 2010
Dorian, 37, was charged in a pair of rural shootings along the Indiana-Illinois border. In a detailed computer forensics analysis, investigators determined Dorian was at home on his computer on the Internet when the shootings occurred.

Serial Killer Suspect Taken Into Custody After Airport Page

August 12, 2010
Elias Abu Elazam answered a page at the Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport, where Atlanta officers took him into custody without incident. The Michigan State Police had tipped off the department that he would be at the airport.

DNA Match Ensnares 'Grim Sleeper' Serial Killer In Los Angeles

July 8, 2010
Franklin is thought to be the "Grim Sleeper" killer who began killing women in 1985. The deaths have been linked via DNA collected from the bodies of the women, who were sexually assaulted and often left for dead in alleys and covered in debris with gunshot wounds to the chest from a small-caliber gun.

N.M. Police ID 11 of 12 Bodies Found In Mass Grave

November 19, 2009
Albuquerque police have identified the 11th of 12 victims found in a makeshift grave in February, a 15-year-old runaway last seen in the Denver area in 2004, 9news.com reports.

Cleveland Serial Killer May Be Connected To Cases In Other States

November 10, 2009
The FBI and two Southern California departments are investigating whether accused Cleveland serial killer Anthony Sowell may be connected with several cases, when he was stationed at Camp Pendleton in the mid-1980s, the North County Times reports.

Police Arrest Rapist, Find Six Decomposed Bodies In Cleveland Home

November 2, 2009
A neighbor of Anthony Sowell, 50, also has told the New York Times that police knew about Sowell's violent tendencies and didn't do enough to stop his violent crimes.

Milwaukee Police Say Arrest Closes 21-Year Serial Killer Case

September 7, 2009
Police arrested Walter Ellis on Saturday at a motel, one day after authorities linked DNA from his toothbrush with samples found on the bodies of two victims.

S.C. Serial Killer Spent His Last Days Partying

July 9, 2009
Patrick Tracy Burris spent his last days taking drugs in a partying binge. When police found him early Monday in an abandoned house near Dallas, N.C., he was so impaired he could barely walk.

Forensic Lab IDs 7th Victim of Milwaukee Serial Killer

May 20, 2009

A seventh victim has been linked to the case of Milwaukee's 23-year-old unsolved serial killer who is known as the North Side Strangler.

Woman Disputes Sister's Claim Their Father Was the Zodiac Killer

May 1, 2009
A Southern California woman's accusation this week that her long-dead stepfather was the Zodiac killer just took on a new, strange twist: Another daughter of the man is coming forward to angrily denounce the charge.

LAPD Ties 72-year-old Man to Two Waves of Serial Killings

May 1, 2009
DNA leads detectives to John Thomas Jr., 72. He is held in two slayings, but police suspect he may have killed up to 30 elderly Westside and Claremont women a decade apart.

1987 Tape May Help LAPD Catch Serial Killer

February 27, 2009
In the more than two decades since Los Angeles police detectives began the search for a serial killer stalking young prostitutes in South L.A., they have had few breaks. One night in 1987, however, offered a tantalizing, agonizing clue.

Alabama Murder Suspect Who Escaped at Courthouse Captured After Manhunt

September 18, 2008
Birmingham police captured suspected killer and courthouse escapee Lakendall Sims about 6:30 p.m. Wednesday near Lipscomb, just inside the Birmingham city limits after more than a day on the run.

Los Angeles Offers $500K Reward to Help Catch Serial Killer

September 4, 2008
The Los Angeles City Council on Wednesday approved a $500,000 reward to help catch a serial killer believed responsible for 11 slayings in South Los Angeles and Inglewood over the last two decades.

Killer Stops

June 1, 2006

There is probably no more misunderstood law enforcement duty than traffic enforcement. Cops who perform this duty often think of it as tedious and futile. And the motorists who are pulled over for traffic violations feel like they are being picked on and tapped for fines that fill local government coffers.

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