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CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
December 6, 2000
Joyce "Rocky" Flint, 64, the mother of serial killer Jeffrey Dahmer who worked in the field of HIV and AIDS treatment in the Fresno area. A Wisconsin native with a master's degree in counseling, Flint moved to Fresno in the late 1980s, managing a retirement residence before becoming a case manager for the Central Valley AIDS Team in 1991. The same year, her son Jeffrey was arrested and admitted killing 17 young men and boys in Milwaukee, mutilating the victims and cannibalizing some of them.
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ENTERTAINMENT
February 21, 2013 | By Mark Olsen
Mesmerizing and haunting, "The Jeffrey Dahmer Files" is an inside-out serial killer movie, lacking in gore or cheap psychology and made in part for those who think they never want to see another serial killer movie. A hybrid of documentary and fiction, the film is directed by Milwaukee-based Chris James Thompson in his feature debut. Rather than indulging in exploitation kicks, the film engages more with Dahmer's impact on the community. The fictional footage features Andrew Swant as the notorious Dahmer, who murdered and dismembered 17 people; he seems to be a bland, weird-but-harmless blank slate.
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ENTERTAINMENT
April 19, 1992 | Andy Marx
The case of killer Jeffrey Dahmer was almost made for the movies, but one project currently being pitched to Hollywood has a surprising perspective: It's the story as seen by the judge who presided at Dahmer's trial. The movie rights to "The Jeffrey Dahmer Case," a book now being written by Judge Laurence C. Gram Jr.
SPORTS
October 22, 2009 | T.J. SIMERS
City officials spent the day greasing the light poles, street lights and nearby trees knowing Vicente Padilla was pitching for the Dodgers and the drunken uglies here would go stupid once the Phillies clinched the pennant. The whole Dodgers season on the line, the team almost investing $100,000 in Padilla and it's all riding on his arm -- a shocker now they won't be in the World Series. A year ago the Phillies won the National League Championship Series in Los Angeles, somehow beating starter Chad Billingsley in Game 5 along with relievers Chan Ho Park , Greg Maddux , James McDonald , Joe Beimel and Hong-Chih Kuo . As you can see, the Dodgers are always loaded with pitching, or cheap bargains who claim they can throw.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
April 4, 1994 | TELLER, Teller is the smaller, quieter half of the noir magic and comedy team Penn and Teller. and
I'm a sucker for serial killers. So when I learned a few weeks ago that Jeffrey Dahmer was going to be interviewed on "Dateline NBC" I couldn't resist tuning in. I expected to be titillated by gory madness. I didn't expect to understand. "Dateline" is a '90's news-melodrama with movie music and a cleft-chinned baritone host, Stone Phillips, to make us feel comfortable.
ENTERTAINMENT
February 18, 1992 | RICHARD STAYTON, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
Southern Californians have witnessed Reza Abdoh's in-your-face assaultive style at the defunct Los Angeles Theatre Center. Now in "The Law of Remains," New Yorkers are confronting a similar experience. Saturday night, Abdoh mooned Manhattan.
ENTERTAINMENT
April 1, 1992 | TERRY PRISTIN, TIMES STAFF WRITER
A well-timed promotional campaign--including elegantly boxed copies of the videotape mailed out in November--helped keep "The Silence of the Lambs" alive in the minds of members of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, enabling the film to defy the Hollywood truism that an early release is the kiss of death for Oscar consideration, industry observers said Tuesday.
NEWS
April 3, 1994 | JAMES A. CARLSON, ASSOCIATED PRESS
Patrick LeSage brought his guided tour to a halt outside a three-story brick apartment building only blocks from the campus of Marquette University. "It was called Drug Plaza. It was like a supermarket for drugs," LeSage said. "We finally had to call the sheriff and evict everyone in the place."
NEWS
April 6, 1994 | JONATHAN KIRSCH, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
The story of Jeffrey Dahmer is strange enough: a tale of stalking, torture, mutilation, murder and cannibalism. But there's something truly startling and deeply unsettling about "A Father's Story" by Lionel Dahmer--it's a post-mortem of Jeffrey Dahmer's life and crimes as told by his father.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
February 18, 1992 | ERIC LICHTBLAU, TIMES STAFF WRITER
As a frequent expert witness, Dr. Park Dietz has delved into the psyches of John Hinckley, Betty Broderick, Robert Bardo, William Bonin and a host of other notorious criminal figures. But none strikes a scarier chord than his latest interviewee--Jeffrey Dahmer--if only because the Milwaukee serial killer assumed such a calm and "normal" facade, the Newport Beach psychiatrist said Monday at a news conference.
SCIENCE
May 17, 2008 | From Times Staff and Wire Reports
Researchers at Marquette University say they have developed a first-of-its kind computer program that can measure bite characteristics. They say their work could lead to a database of bite characteristics that could narrow down suspects and lend more scientific weight to bite-mark testimony. "The naysayers are saying, 'You can throw all this out. It's junk science. It's voodoo. This is a bunch of boobs that are causing a lot of problems and heartaches for people,' " said team leader Dr. L. Thomas Johnson, a forensic dentist who helped identify victims of the cannibalistic Milwaukee serial killer Jeffrey Dahmer.
ENTERTAINMENT
June 21, 2002 | KEVIN THOMAS, TIMES STAFF WRITER
David Jacobson's "Dahmer" is an admirably serious attempt to explore the twisted psyche of notorious Milwaukee serial killer Jeffrey Dahmer. Ironically, for all its painstaking qualities, it is not as successful in illuminating that troubled individual as the low-low-budget, direct-to-video "The Secret Life: Jeffrey Dahmer" (1993), directed by David R. Bowen and starring Carl Crew, who also wrote the script.
NEWS
March 30, 2002 | From Times Wire Reports
A Colorado company's line of dolls depicting serial killer Jeffrey Dahmer and other murderers is in poor taste, a Milwaukee attorney for victims' families said. Spectre Studios offers hand-painted figurines of Dahmer, Ted Bundy, John Wayne Gacy and Wisconsin killer Ed Gein. Creator David Johnson declined to be interviewed by Associated Press, but said in an e-mail that he "was making money doing my artwork." In 1991, Dahmer admitted killing 17 young men and boys in Milwaukee.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
December 6, 2000
Joyce "Rocky" Flint, 64, the mother of serial killer Jeffrey Dahmer who worked in the field of HIV and AIDS treatment in the Fresno area. A Wisconsin native with a master's degree in counseling, Flint moved to Fresno in the late 1980s, managing a retirement residence before becoming a case manager for the Central Valley AIDS Team in 1991. The same year, her son Jeffrey was arrested and admitted killing 17 young men and boys in Milwaukee, mutilating the victims and cannibalizing some of them.
NEWS
December 13, 1995 | From Associated Press
A judge on Tuesday ordered the cremation of serial killer Jeffrey Dahmer's brain, which had been preserved at the request of Dahmer's mother in hopes of having it studied. Columbia County Circuit Judge Daniel George made his ruling during an hourlong hearing to decide what to do with the brain. The killer's mother, Joyce Flint of Fresno, hoped to determine whether biological factors were behind her son's behavior.
MAGAZINE
May 14, 1995
Had Mark Miller turned in his sleazy attempt at humor as an assignment in my free-lance writing class, I would have advised him to edit it heavily ("He Can Laugh Now. . ." Palm Latitudes, April 9). Laughing at mass murder ("I've started work on a musical tribute to Jeffrey Dahmer. . . . It's called 'An Appetite for Life' ") is sick. Had Miller refused to alter his text, I would have suggested that he attempt to sell his degenerate essay to the Star or the National Enquirer, but even their editorial policies have limits.
SPORTS
February 22, 1992
Donald Trump proposes to free Mike Tyson after his rape conviction on the condition that he donate his earnings to rape victims. That is as ludicrous as freeing Jeffrey Dahmer on the condition that he become a vegetarian. MICHAEL A. KRAMER Los Angeles
NEWS
February 17, 1992 | From Associated Press
In the end, the jurors who decided Jeffrey Dahmer was sane when he killed and dismembered 15 young men and boys cast aside the opinions of medical experts and heeded the words of the serial killer himself. Dahmer told police he killed "for my own warped, selfish desires for self-gratification," and the jury concurred.
NEWS
December 1, 1994
In the news: Comedy writer Michael Connor, on Judge Lance Ito visiting O.J. Simpson in jail: "They needed him to make a ruling. O.J. was playing Monopoly with another inmate and he won a Get Out of Jail Free card." Jay Leno, on a call girl's testimony at the Heidi Fleiss trial: "She said Fleiss received 40% of everything she made. Prosecutors say that makes her a madam. I don't know, in Hollywood that makes her an agent."
NEWS
November 30, 1994 | From Reuters
The inmate suspected in the slaying of serial killer Jeffrey L. Dahmer has a long history of mental problems, including a belief that he is the son of God, news reports said Tuesday. Dahmer had believed himself to be the devil, his lawyer has said. Christopher Scarver, 25, is the chief suspect in Dahmer's beating death in a prison toilet. The Milwaukee Sentinel reported his mental background.
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