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Former Manson Follower Wants Out Of Prison

AP | LINDA DEUTSCH | Posted 12.04.2012 | Crime

LOS ANGELES — A former Charles Manson follower imprisoned for 40 years in a double murder engineered by Manson won a recommendation of parole Th...

Dead Folks, 2009: The Missed and the Not Missed

Tallulah Morehead | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Tallulah Morehead

Here's my own brief look at some of the more notable celebrity deaths of 2009. As always, they fall into two categories: "The Good Riddance List" and "The Folks We'll Miss List."

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? -- Keeping Me Honest

Jim Lichtman | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Jim Lichtman

I do not want to create the false impression that compassion was the sole criteria parole commissioners faced during former Manson Family member Susan Atkins' 2009 hearing.

Susan Atkins Dies: Manson Follower

AP | LINDA DEUTSCH | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

LOS ANGELES — Susan Atkins, a member of the Charles Manson "family" who admitted ruthlessly stabbing pregnant actress Sharon Tate to death in th...

Sept. 7, 2009, News Update

Richard Valeriani | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Richard Valeriani

Israeli government approves construction of hundreds of new homes in occupied West Bank. How do you say, "Up yours, Obama " in Hebrew?

How Would You Decide? -- Part II

Jim Lichtman | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Jim Lichtman

I asked readers to imagine sitting on the California parole board to decide whether to grant convicted murderer Susan Atkins "compassionate release" based on her terminally ill condition.

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?