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Lonnie David Franklin, Jr.

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  • Toronto: Docs Soar Into Spotlight As Fest Hits Working Week

    While red-carpet preems and celeb parades aren't stopping anytime soon, the close of Toronto's opening weekend brings a mood shift that widens the spotlight for festival docs and related biz. "Sunshine Superman," Marah Strauch's portrait of BASE-...
  • TIFF 2014: 12 movies making noise, and when you can see them

    A pair of brilliant British scientists, a troubled woman searching for answers along the Pacific Crest Trail and a drunken curmudgeon turned unlikely father figure are among the diverse characters populating the buzzed-about movies at this year's...
  • 'Tales of the Grim Sleeper' documentary looks at L.A. slaying suspect

     'Tales of the Grim Sleeper' documentary looks at L.A. slaying suspect
    For nearly a quarter-century, police said, Lonnie Franklin Jr. terrified people in South Los Angeles, luring women to his backyard camper with money and drugs and then brutally murdering them. Franklin was arrested in 2010, and accusations about his...
  • Telluride Film Review: 'Tales of the Grim Sleeper'

    The Los Angeles Police Department's famed motto, "to protect and to serve," has rarely sounded as hollow as it does during Nick Broomfield's "Tales of the Grim Sleeper," an eye-opening account of alleged serial killer Lonnie Franklin Jr., accused of...
  • Grim Sleeper: Judge allows DNA evidence gathered at restaurant

    Grim Sleeper: Judge allows DNA evidence gathered at restaurant
    A judge on Tuesday ruled that DNA evidence that led to alleged Grim Sleeper serial killer Lonnie Franklin Jr. was lawfully obtained via plates and utensils seized by a police officer who posed as a restaurant busboy. Appearing on the stand for the first...
  • DNA evidence in Grim Sleeper case was taken legally, judge rules

    DNA evidence in Grim Sleeper case was taken legally, judge rules
    A judge ruled Tuesday that DNA evidence that led to accused Grim Sleeper serial killer Lonnie Franklin Jr. was lawfully obtained from a pizza slice, cups and napkins seized by a police officer who posed as a restaurant busboy in 2010. Appearing on the...
  • TV This Week, March 9 - 15: 'Cosmos: A Spacetime Odyssey' on Fox

    TV This Week, March 9 - 15: 'Cosmos: A Spacetime Odyssey' on Fox
    Customized TV Listings are available here: www.latimes.com/tvtimes Click here to download TV listings for the week of March 9-15, 2014 in PDF format This week's TV Movies   -------------------- SUNDAY Need a good cry? Turner Classic Movies'...
  • Saturday's TV Highlights: 'The Grim Sleeper' on Lifetime

    Saturday's TV Highlights: 'The Grim Sleeper' on Lifetime
    Customized TV Listings are available here: www.latimes.com/tvtimes Click here to download TV listings for the week of March 16-22, 2014 in PDF format This week's TV Movies -------------------- SERIES Nightline Prime The late night newsmagazine...
  • Authorities hope one murder holds key to another

     Authorities hope one murder holds key to another
    A DNA match has given new life to the troubled investigation into Holly Staker's 1992 rape and murder, and Lake County authorities are trying to solve her killing by reinvestigating a crime committed nearly a decade later. Attorneys revealed in court...
  • March 2014 TV premieres, finales, movies, specials

    March 2014 TV premieres, finales, movies, specials
    Norma Bates brings her special brand of mothering back to TV in March with the second season premiere of "Bates Motel." Viewers also can look forward to new seasons of "Da Vinci's Demons," "Star Wars: The Clone Wars," "Call the Midwife," "Suits" and "Mr....
  • Victims' families hope for answers in LAPD's homicide library

    Adrian McFarland awoke in a panic. His brother had come to him again in a dream. In this one, McFarland walked into a bar and there his brother stood, flashing a toothy smile. But Charles had been gone for nearly two decades, shot to death in Los...