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Man Once Accused Of Slaying Family Wants Belongings That Police Seized

AP | AMY TAXIN | Posted 05.21.2014 | Crime

SANTA ANA, Calif. (AP) — Eder Herrera lost his mother and brother to a gruesome stabbing and spent three months in jail as the prime suspect. Even ...

Lawyer Says Cleaning Product Killed Alleged Serial Killer

AP | GILLIAN FLACCUS | Posted 01.29.2014 | Crime

SANTA ANA, Calif. (AP) — A former Marine who was awaiting trial in the deaths of six people, including four homeless men, died after ingesting Ajax ...

PHOTOS: Former Marine Faces Death Penalty

AP | Posted 07.21.2012 | Los Angeles

SANTA ANA, Calif. — Prosecutors will seek the death penalty against a former Marine accused of murdering four homeless men and a woman and her s...

I Needed To Kill To Become A 'Real Marine'

AP | AMY TAXIN | Posted 05.16.2012 | Los Angeles

SANTA ANA, Calif. — When his desire to kill at war was dashed by a tour of duty as a truck driver in Iraq, the young Marine returned home to wag...

Accused Killer Of California Homeless Pleads Not Guilty

Reuters | Posted 04.22.2012 | Politics

LOS ANGELES, Feb 21 (Reuters) - An Iraq war veteran accused in the "thrill" killings of four Orange County homeless men and the stabbing murders of ...

Suspected Homeless Serial Killer To Be Arraigned

AP | Posted 04.22.2012 | Los Angeles

SANTA ANA, Calif. — A former Marine pleaded not guilty Tuesday to charges that he murdered six people in Southern California, including four hom...

The Dignity of Corpses

Robert Koehler | Posted 03.20.2012 | Politics
Robert Koehler

In the game of war, where nothing is sacred except the supremacy of power -- winning -- this is where power stops and humanity begins: You must respect your enemy's dead body.

WATCH: The Hero Who Ended Homeless Slayings

Posted 01.18.2012 | Los Angeles

After four Orange County homeless men were murdered in three weeks, the terror has finally been put to an end. And, as CBS Los Angeles reports, it's a...

DA: Suspect In Calif. Homeless Killings Stalked Victims

AP | AMY TAXIN | Posted 01.17.2012 | Crime

SANTA ANA, Calif. (AP) — A 23-year-old Iraq War veteran charged with the stabbing deaths of four homeless men in a rampage that terrorized Southern ...

Marine Veteran Expected To Face Charges For California Killing Spree

AP | AMY TAXIN | Posted 03.18.2012 | Crime

SANTA ANA, Calif. — The Iraq War veteran would carefully stalk each of his victims from among the thousands of homeless living in Southern Calif...

Father Of Suspected Killer Tells Chilling Tale About His Son

AP | CHRISTOPHER WEBER | Posted 03.16.2012 | Los Angeles

YORBA LINDA, Calif. — The father of the man suspected of killing homeless men in Southern California is himself homeless and says his son last w...