Serial killings

FILE - In this Sept. 18, 2018, file photo, dozens of family members and friends of four women who authorities say were killed by a U.S. Border Patrol agent Juan David Ortiz, gather for a candlelight vigil at a park in downtown Laredo, Texas. The Border Patrol sector in Laredo, Texas, where two agents were accused this year of multiple murders in separate cases, disciplined employees more over two years than any other major sector, according to data released by U.S. Customs and Border Protection Friday. (AP Photo/Susan Montoya Bryan, File)
October 12, 2018 - 1:27 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Border Patrol sector in Laredo, Texas — where two agents were accused this year of multiple murders in separate cases — disciplined employees more on average over two years than any other major sector, according to data released by U.S. Customs and Border Protection on Friday...
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September 15, 2018 - 8:06 pm
LAREDO, Texas (AP) — The Latest on the arrest of a U.S. Customs and Border Protection agent suspected of killing several women (all times local): 10 p.m. A Texas prosecutor says a U.S. Border Patrol supervisor has been charged with four counts of murder following a two-week killing spree of female...
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Law enforcement officers gather near the scene where the body of a woman was found near Interstate 35 north of Laredo, Texas on Saturday, Sept. 15, 2018. A U.S. Border Patrol agent suspected of killing four women was arrested early Saturday after a fifth woman who had been abducted managed to escape from him and notify authorities, law enforcement officials said, describing the agent as a "serial killer." (Danny Zaragoza/The Laredo Morning Times via AP)
September 15, 2018 - 7:14 pm
HOUSTON (AP) — Texas state troopers arrested a U.S. Border Patrol supervisor Saturday who they say went on a two-week serial killing spree that left four female sex workers dead and ended only when a fifth woman escaped from him at a gas station and found help. Juan David Ortiz, 35, an intel...
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FILE - This undated file photo provided by the San Mateo County Sheriff's Office shows Rodney Halbower. Halbower, a career criminal who authorities believe is a serial killer dubbed the Gypsy Hill Killer, faces trial Friday, Sept. 7, 2018, in Northern California for the murders of two young women four decades ago. Law enforcement officials believe Halbower raped and killed six young women during a five-month period in 1976. Opening statements start Friday in Redwood City, California about 30 miles (50 kilometers) south of San Francisco. (AP Photo/San Mateo County Sheriff's Office, File)
September 06, 2018 - 11:14 pm
REDWOOD CITY, Calif. (AP) — A career criminal who authorities believe is the Gypsy Hill Killer faces trial Friday in Northern California for the murders of two young women four decades ago. Law enforcement officials believe Rodney Halbower, 69, is the man who raped and killed six young women during...
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FILE - In this June 1, 2018, file pool photo, Joseph James DeAngelo appears in Sacramento Superior Court, in Sacramento, Calif. DeAngelo, accused of being Golden State Killer will be tried in Sacramento County on more than a dozen murders committed up and down the state that terrorized residents during the 1970s and '80s. Orange County District Attorney Tony Rackauckas says Sacramento County was chosen due to the complexity of the case, consideration of the suspect's rights, the locations of the crimes and the hardship of victims and witnesses. He said at a press conference Tuesday, Aug. 21, 2018, that six jurisdictions had been considered.(Jose Luis Villegas/The Sacramento Bee via AP, Pool, File)
August 21, 2018 - 1:44 pm
SANTA ANA, Calif. (AP) — A former police officer suspected of being one of California's most elusive serial killers will face a trial in Sacramento County on more than two dozen charges, including 13 murder counts, prosecutors said Tuesday. Joseph James DeAngelo, 72, is suspected of being the so-...
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 Joseph DeAngelo
(Paul Kitagaki Jr./The Sacramento Bee via AP, Pool, File)
August 13, 2018 - 12:14 pm
VISALIA, Calif. (AP) — Prosecutors added another murder charge Monday against a California serial killing suspect, boosting the number of victims to 13 in the Golden State Killer case. Former police officer Joseph DeAngelo, 72, was charged with first-degree murder in the killing of Claude Snelling...
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Residents attend a candlelight vigil at St. John the Evangelist Anglican Church, in Fredericton, New Brunswick, Canada, on Friday, Aug. 10, 2018. Two city police officers were among four people who died in a shooting in a residential area on the city's north side. (Andrew Vaughan/The Canadian Press via AP)
August 11, 2018 - 9:49 am
TORONTO (AP) — Canadian police charged a man Saturday for the deaths of two police officers and two civilians in a shooting that struck a nerve in a country that has been roiled in recent months by several instances of mass violence. Police in the eastern city of Fredericton, New Brunswick said...
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Police and RCMP officers survey the area of a shooting in Fredericton, New Brunswick, Canada on Friday, Aug. 10, 2018. Fredericton police say two officers were among four people who died in a shooting Friday in a residential area on the city's north side. One person was in custody, they said, and there was no further threat to the public. (Keith Minchin/The Canadian Press via AP)
August 10, 2018 - 9:22 am
TORONTO (AP) — A shooting in a small Canadian city early Friday left four people dead, including two police officers, under circumstances that were not yet explained but struck a nerve in a country that has been roiled in recent months by several instances of mass violence. People in Fredericton,...
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