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John Lennon's Murderer: 'I Found My Peace In Jesus'

Religion News Service | Cathy Lynn Grossman | Posted 08.31.2014 | Religion

(RNS) The man who murdered John Lennon wants only one thing now — to tell others about Jesus. Mark David Chapman, 59, told parole examiners he wa...

John Lennon's Killer Says He's Sorry

AP | Posted 08.28.2014 | Crime

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — John Lennon's imprisoned killer says he still gets letters about the pain he caused in his pursuit of notoriety nearly 34 years...

John Lennon's Killer Denied Parole For Eighth Time

The Huffington Post | Erin Whitney | Posted 08.23.2014 | Entertainment

John Lennon's killer has been denied bail yet again. Mark David Chapman, the man who gunned down the former Beatle in December 1980 outside the mus...

Unlikely Pen Pals: Cop Sells Letters He Got From John Lennon's Killer

AP | COLLEEN LONG | Posted 04.21.2013 | Crime

NEW YORK — Letters from John Lennon's killer detailing his obsession with the novel "The Catcher in the Rye" to the police officer who arrested ...

Lennon's Killer Would 'Probably Stay' In Prison Even If Granted Parole

The Huffington Post | Michael McLaughlin | Posted 08.30.2012 | Crime

Mark David Chapman, the man locked up for shooting John Lennon, would "probably stay right where I'm at" even if he were released on parole, ABC News ...

Nowhere Man Going Nowhere

AP | MICHAEL VIRTANEN | Posted 10.23.2012 | Crime

ALBANY, N.Y. — John Lennon's killer was denied release from prison in his seventh appearance before a parole board, New York corrections officia...

John Lennon's Killer Up For Parole For Seventh Time

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 10.18.2012 | Celebrity

ALDEN, N.Y. -- Officials say John Lennon's killer, who is up for parole for the seventh time, could have a parole hearing as early as Tuesday. New ...

John Lennon's Killer Moved From Attica After Over 30 Years

AP | Posted 05.16.2012 | Celebrity

BUFFALO, N.Y. -- John Lennon's killer has been transferred to another maximum-security state prison in western New York after spending more than 30 ye...

John Lennon's Death: HuffPost Bloggers on the 30th Anniversary

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Huffington Post

Thirty years after John Lennon's death, HuffPost bloggers remember the man, the music, and the legacy.

I Got a Check From John Lennon

Rob Patterson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Rob Patterson

In the fall of 1974, I got a check for $15 written on the account of John Lennon. Almost all of my friends insisted that I couldn't cash it. I did. But I cherish the memory of opening that envelope.

PHOTOS: Ultimate John Lennon Tour

Posted 05.25.2011 | Travel

Wednesday marks the 30th anniversary of John Lennon's assassination outside his apartment in New York by Mark David Chapman. There have already been s...

Who Was the Real John Lennon?

Danny Groner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Danny Groner

This week marks the 30th anniversary of John Lennon's assassination. Discussion has predictably turned to the legacy that the musician left behind, and how we remember him today. Here's a sampling of different takes on Lennon.

Mark David Chapman, John Lennon's Killer, Parole Hearing Postponed

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

BUFFALO, N.Y. — The parole hearing for John Lennon's killer has been postponed for a month. Mark David Chapman was scheduled to be interviewed ...

Mark David Chapman, John Lennon's Killer, Up For Parole Again

AP | CAROLYN THOMPSON | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

BUFFALO, N.Y. — John Lennon's killer will seek his freedom this week for a sixth time. A parole hearing for Mark David Chapman, 55, is schedule...

An Interview with Author David Comfort on The Rock & Roll Book of the Dead

Mike Ragogna | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

"There's no simple answer to who John Lennon was. Sure, he was a great leader and a peacenik; on the other hand, he was an incredibly violent, narcissistic guy. That was the other side of him, and people just don't want to hear that."

Who Killed John Lennon?

John W. Whitehead | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
John W. Whitehead

John Lennon had learned early on that rock music could serve a political end by proclaiming a radical message. More importantly, he saw that his music could mobilize the public.

Jared Leto And Lindsay Lohan's Film On Lennon's Assassin Gets One Star

AP | CHRISTY LEMIRE | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

Jared Leto put on some 60 pounds to play John Lennon assassin Mark David Chapman, a feat that some have likened to Robert De Niro's transformative wei...