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'Onion Field' killer dies in California prison

(AP) – Gregory Powell, who was convicted of killing a Los Angeles police officer during an infamous kidnapping that inspired the true crime book “The Onion Field,” has died in prison at age 79, authorities […]

08/13/2012

City honors slain 'Onion Field' officer

(AP) – Two dozen police officers stood at attention as bagpipers played “Amazing Grace” on a Hollywood street Friday in memory of a slain colleague they never knew. Ian Campbell, whose brutal killing was recounted […]

08/10/2012