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Wanted for kidnapping and murder, a valley boy gangster lives up to his name
By Jesse Katz
How an ex-underworld king-pin shot, slugged, gouged, and swindled his way from rags to riches
By Ben Hecht
Fifty rapes. Ten murders. Two identities. One man. One of the most violent serial criminals in American history was little known, never caught, and might still be out there
By Michelle McNamara
In 1969 a psychopath passing himself off as a hippie guru sent members of his "Family" on one of the bloodiest killing sprees in L.A. history
By Steve Oney
Out of prison and on the move, the legendary crack dealer is seeking his fortune yet again
Stephanie Lazarus was an exemplary cop. She is also a murderer. How did she evade suspicion for 23 years when she should have been the prime suspect?
By Steve Mikulan
Randy Kling found his old flame in a sputtering marriage. He was her out. What she didn’t know was that Kling, a lifelong criminal who’d amassed hundreds of aliases, was also a deadly psychopath
By Louise Farr
His double-dealing made him Hollywood's top investigator. Then it all fell apart
By Joe Domanick
After she confessed to a young reporter about the murder of her ex-husband and his new wife, Betty Broderick became an icon for women scorned
By Amy Wallace
The interior designer’s clients included an A-list producer and the reigning realtor to the stars. There was only one problem—he ripped off almost everyone with whom he did business
The route from hit-making pop producer to suspect was a long one. The night actress Lana Clarkson died, perhaps, was even longer
The Los Angeles Police Department has been working with the data crunch company the Omega Group to produce neighborhood crime maps for more than two decades. Omega sales support specialist Gabriela Coverdale tells us why
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