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Yearning for Zion Ranch

Warren Jeffs' Former Security Head Reveals How He Learned The 'Horrific' Truth About His Leader

OWN | Posted 03.23.2015 | OWN

In 2009, Oprah visited one of the most secretive communities in the country. The Yearning for Zion (YFZ) polygamist ranch compound, part of a breakawa...

Polygamist Leader Sentenced To Life In Prison

AP | PAUL J. WEBER | Posted 10.09.2011 | Crime

SAN ANGELO, Texas (AP) -- Polygamist leader Warren Jeffs has been sentenced to life in prison for sexually assaulting two underage followers he took a...

Polygamist Leader Could Face Life In Prison

AP | PAUL J. WEBER | Posted 10.09.2011 | Crime

SAN ANGELO, Texas — Polygamist leader Warren Jeffs recorded everything he said. Thousands of pages, written with Biblical flourish, about God wa...

Polygamist Leader Faces Sentencing This Week

AP | PAUL J. WEBER | Posted 10.08.2011 | Crime

SAN ANGELO, Texas — Prosecutors seeking life in prison for convicted polygamist leader Warren Jeffs closed their case with a final barrage of gr...

Polygamist Leader Gives Opening Statement In Child Sex Assault Case

AP | WILL WEISSERT | Posted 10.04.2011 | Crime

SAN ANGELO, Texas — Warren Jeffs was convicted Thursday of sexually assaulting two child brides after a whirlwind trial in which the polygamist ...

Prosecution Tapes: Warren Jeffs Instructs 14-Year-Old 'Spiritual Wife' On Sex

AP | WILL WEISSERT | Posted 10.03.2011 | Crime

SAN ANGELO, Texas -- Prosecutors played two audio recordings Tuesday of a polygamist sect leader instructing his 14-year-old "spiritual wife" and seve...

Prosecution Set To Rest Case Against Polygamist Leader

AP | WILL WEISSERT | Posted 10.03.2011 | Crime

SAN ANGELO, Texas — Polygamist sect leader Warren Jeffs gave a delayed opening statement about religious persecution Wednesday and dramatically ...

'Life After The Cult': Texas Polygamist Cult Survivor Carolyn Jessop On Her New Book 'Triumph' (VIDEO)

Posted 01.24.2015 | Books

Carolyn Jessop, a woman who in 2003 escaped from the Fundamentalist Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints in Texas, along with her eight childre...

Yearning for Truth: Oprah's Visit to the FLDS Compound

Deborah King | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Deborah King

No matter how nice and friendly Oprah's visit to the Yearning for Zion Ranch seemed, it's distinctly possible that there's more to this story than was shown.

Oprah Asks Polygamist Women To Explain Their Hair: "It's The Style"

Huffington Post | Katherine Thomson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style

Oprah Winfrey spent Monday's show with exclusive access to the FLDS Yearning for Zion ranch in Texas, including interviews with many residents, polyga...

Prairie Dress Fashion: Oprah Asks FLDS Teens About Their Clothes (VIDEO)

Huffington Post | Katherine Thomson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style

As part of her hour-long special from the FLDS Yearning for Zion ranch, Oprah talked to a group of teenage girls about their lives and asked them abou...

Rubbernecking: Ten Reality TV Shows I'd Like To See

Holly Cara Price | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Holly Cara Price

Real Housewives of El Dorado, Texas in which five sister-wives bring up a bunch of teenage kids at Yearning for Zion Ranch.

Polygamist Sect's Children Ordered Released By Judge

New York Times | John Holusha, Kirk Johnson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

A judge in Texas ordered more than 460 children seized in April from a polygamist sect to be released from state custody on Monday, while imposing con...