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Former Manson Family Member Patricia Krenwinkel Seeks Parole For 1969 Killings

The Huffington Post | Mary S Papenfuss | Posted 12.29.2016 | Crime

Former Charles Manson cult member Patricia Krenwinkel appeared before a parole board Thursday for the 14th time — 47 years after she helped stab to ...

California Governor Denies Parole For Former Manson Family Member

Reuters | Andrew Hart | Posted 07.23.2016 | Crime

July 22 (Reuters) - California Governor Jerry Brown on Friday overturned the parole recommendation of Leslie Van Houten, who as a follower of cult lea...

Possible Charles Manson Victim Identified After 50 Years

Reuters | Andrew Hart | Posted 04.27.2016 | Crime


Manson 'Family' Member Seeks Parole for 1969 Murders

Reuters | Steven Hoffer | Posted 04.14.2016 | Crime

Leslie Van Houten, a follower of murderous cult leader Charles Manson, planned to seek parole for the 21st time on Thursday for her role in the group'...

Scary Stuff

Pam Ferderbar | Posted 11.02.2016 | Comedy
Pam Ferderbar

Just before I moved from Los Angeles back to Wisconsin, and all my belongings had been packed into boxes and stacked in the living room, I was awakened at 3AM by the sound of something heavy being dragged across the floor.

Bruce Davis Eligible For Parole For Charles Manson Family Murders

The Huffington Post | Michael McLaughlin | Posted 12.19.2016 | Crime

A California parole board on Thursday recommended parole for Bruce Davis, a Charles Manson disciple convicted of two murders in 1969. The decision by...

David Lohr

The 10 Most Notorious Criminals In American History | David Lohr | Posted 08.26.2015 | Crime

Violence and crime stain the pages of U.S. history, and sadly, they're all but certain to be part of our future. Still, the criminal mind fascinate...

Charles Manson Allegedly Murdered 'A Bunch Of Other People': Lawyer

Posted 02.06.2013 | Crime

The death toll from the notorious killing spree unleashed by Charles Manson across Southern California is higher than previously thought, according to...

David Lohr

Charles Manson Disciple Charles 'Tex' Watson Denied Parole | David Lohr | Posted 11.17.2011 | Crime

Charles "Tex" Watson, the former disciple of Charles Manson who once referred to himself as the cult leader's "lieutenant for killing," has been denie...

American Terror

Madison Smartt Bell | Posted 05.29.2011 | Home
Madison Smartt Bell

How many of us are old enough to remember just how scary Charles Manson was, back in the day? Of course he and his minions only did away with half a dozen victims--not 10 percent of the people that die in car wrecks every day.

DJ Finds Out Charles Manson Is His Dad

LA Daily | Dennis Romero | Posted 05.26.2011 | Los Angeles

A Los Angeles man who works as a DJ and grew up as an adopted child in the Midwest recently revealed that his father is convicted killer Charles Manso...

The Deaths of "Lucy in the Sky" and "Sexy Sadie": A Tale of Two Women

Darin Murphy | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Darin Murphy

One would remain an enigma whose legend mystified millions, while the other became a high profile murderer who horrified millions more.

How Would You Decide?

Jim Lichtman | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Jim Lichtman

Isn't it up to God to forgive the truly horrible, like members of the Manson Family? Should we forgive all mass-murderers? Must we go that far?

Leslie Van Houten: A Friendship, Part 5 of 5

John Waters | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
John Waters

"I ask that I be shown the mercy I didn't give... and that is not easy in this parole board room but I am going to ask for it. I am who I say I am."

Leslie Van Houten: A Friendship, Part 1 of 5

John Waters | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
John Waters

I have a really good friend who was convicted of killing two innocent people when she was nineteen years old on a horrible night of 1969 cult madness.