Stories tagged: serial killer
Mon., May 22, 2017, 7:50 a.m.
Convicted killer of 11 women appeals to US Supreme Court
A Cleveland man sentenced to die for killing 11 women and hiding the remains in and around his home has appealed his case to the U.S. Supreme Court.
UPDATED: Wed., May 10, 2017, 5:12 p.m.
Families ask why arrest in Phoenix serial shooter case took so long
Graciela Beltran broke down in tears in her west Phoenix living room as she recounted the life and death of her son, one of the victims in a serial shooting …
UPDATED: Tue., May 9, 2017, 12:59 p.m.
Phoenix serial killings suspect: ‘I’m innocent’
For more than a year, Phoenix police were stumped by a string of killings in which a shooter stalked victims after dark and gunned them down as they stood outside …
UPDATED: Wed., April 12, 2017, 4:47 p.m.
Photos of serial killer Ted Bundy found in old Colorado safe
A Colorado newspaper has discovered 40-year-old photos of serial killer Ted Bundy that had been locked in an antique safe.
Thu., March 30, 2017, 1:40 p.m.
‘Angel of Death’ serial killer dies after attack in prison
A former nurse’s aide dubbed the “Angel of Death” after he admitted killing three dozen hospital patients in Ohio and Kentucky died Thursday, two days after he was attacked and …
UPDATED: Wed., March 29, 2017, 4:44 p.m.
‘Angel of Death’ serial killer badly beaten in Ohio prison
Authorities say a serial killer who admitted killing three dozen hospital patients in Ohio and Kentucky during the 1970s and `80s has been badly beaten inside in prison cell.
Tue., Dec. 6, 2016, midnight
Authorities hope new clue will identify serial killer victim
Authorities hope a facial reconstruction of a girl who was slain by a Seattle-area serial killer will help identify the victim.
Fri., Nov. 25, 2016, 8:14 a.m.
British serial killer gets life sentence for murdering 4 men
British serial killer Stephen Port was sentenced to life in prison without parole on Friday for the murders of four young gay men whom he met online.
Wed., Nov. 23, 2016, 8:49 a.m.
U.K. serial killer convicted of murdering 4 men he met online
A British chef was convicted Wednesday of murdering four young men whom he met online, plied with lethal drug-spiked drinks and raped, before leaving their bodies in and around a …
Thu., Nov. 3, 2016, 5:54 p.m.
Detectives search near Duvall for Green River victim remains
Detectives have searched a wooded area northeast of Seattle looking for the remains of a victim of one of the nation’s most prolific murderers.
Mon., June 6, 2016, 2:54 p.m.
‘Grim Sleeper’ serial killer should get death sentence, jury says
A serial killer known as the “Grim Sleeper” should be sentenced to death for murdering nine women and a teenage girl over more than two decades in South Los Angeles, …
Fri., May 20, 2016, 8:24 a.m.
Osama bin Laden, Ted Bundy among 10 Most Wanted in past
The FBI had hunted dangerous fugitives for years when a United Press International reporter asked in 1949 for the names of the “toughest guys” to catch. The subsequent story about …
Thu., May 5, 2016, 2:03 p.m.
Los Angeles man guilty in 10 ‘Grim Sleeper’ serial killings
A jury has convicted a former Los Angeles trash collector in the “Grim Sleeper” serial killings that spanned more than two decades and targeted vulnerable young black women in the …
Fri., July 10, 2015, midnight
Washington Supreme Court rejects Robert Yates’ petition to overturn sentence
The Washington Supreme Court on Thursday again rejected an effort by serial killer Robert Yates to overturn his convictions and death sentence. Yates contended he received ineffective counsel during his …
Fri., March 21, 2014, midnight
Serial killer Yates firmly on death row despite sentencing error
OLYMPIA – Serial killer Robert Yates is technically correct that the sentences he received for two murders were calculated improperly, the state Supreme Court ruled Thursday. But that doesn’t mean …
Thu., March 20, 2014, 11:52 a.m.
Robert Yates could face the death penalty in Spokane after challenging his sentence
OLYMPIA — Spokane serial killer Robert Yates is technically correct that the sentences he received for two murders was wrong, but he can’t withdraw his guilty pleas on those two …
Sat., Feb. 15, 2014, midnight
Shawn Vestal: Killers’ fates shows injustice of death penalty
It is not hard to understand why someone might want Robert Lee Yates Jr. to die. I want him to live, miserably, as long as possible. I want him to …
Fri., May 17, 2013, 7:04 a.m.
Serial killer Yates appealing death sentence
SEATTLE — Serial killer Robert Yates, whose death sentence has been upheld by the state Supreme Court, is seeking an appeal through the federal court system.
Fri., March 15, 2013, midnight
High court says Yates case won’t get review
OLYMPIA – Serial killer Robert Yates, of Spokane, is not entitled to a new hearing or a review of his case that could overturn his execution, the state Supreme Court …
Thu., March 14, 2013, 9:07 a.m.
Washington Supreme Court rejects Yates petition
SPOKANE — Spokane serial killer Robert Yates is not entitled to a new hearing or a review of his case, the state Supreme Court said today.
Sat., Dec. 8, 2012, midnight
Other Keyes victims sought throughout U.S.
ANCHORAGE, Alaska — Authorities are seeking the public’s help finding other potential victims of an Alaska man who they say may have killed close to a dozen people across the …
Mon., Dec. 3, 2012, 1:31 p.m.
Former Stevens County resident linked to Vermont killing, 5 others
ANCHORAGE, Alaska — A man who apparently committed suicide in an Alaska jail while awaiting trial in the death of an Anchorage barista also killed a Vermont couple last year …
Fri., Jan. 23, 2009, 9:06 a.m.
Duncan extradited to California
Joseph Duncan, the notorious serial killer and child molester whose attack on a Coeur d’Alene family shocked the state, has been extradited to California, where he faces another possible death …
Sat., Sept. 6, 2008, midnight
Another Yates appeal likely
Spokane serial killer Robert Yates’ execution date was set for Sept. 19, but that date is not expected to stand. Judge John McCarthy signed Yates’ death warrant Friday in Pierce …