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Aug 22, 2012 at 12:11 PM
The final gunman convicted in the infamous "Onion Field" murder died in California prison last week, closing the books on a case that changed police protocol forever. Thanks to former Springfield Police Chief Pierce Brooks, the case files live on in Oregon.
Aug 13, 2012 at 10:14 AM
Gregory Powell, who was convicted of killing a Los Angeles police officer during an infamous kidnapping that inspired Joseph Wambaugh's true-life crime book "The Onion Field," has died in prison at age 79, the California Department of Corrections...
Aug 11, 2012 at 1:41 PM
Officer Ian Campbell, who was killed in a Bakersfield onion patch, had a street dedicated to him at the corner where he and partner Karl Hettinger were kidnapped in 1963 by two small-time criminals during a routine traffic stop.
Oct 18, 2011 at 5:03 PM
A man convicted of a murder that was chronicled in the novel and movie "The Onion Field" is now near the end of his life.  But, Tuesday a state prison parole board refused to give their stamp of approval to a "compassionate release" from prison.
Jan 28, 2010 at 10:33 AM
A convicted killer was denied parole Wednesday 47 years after he and a partner kidnapped two Los Angeles police officers and shot one to death in an onion field near Bakersfield.