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Man allegedly tried to smuggle phone to Manson

Tue, 26 Mar 2013 19:21:49 +0000

A follower of Charles Manson has been arrested for allegedly trying to smuggle a cell phone inside a California prison where the mass murderer is housed, authorities said Tuesday.



Governor denies parole to ex-Manson follower

Fri, 1 Mar 2013 09:12:34 +0000

The enduring mystery of why young people joined Charles Manson's murderous family appeared to be at the heart of Gov. Jerry Brown's decision Friday to reverse a parole board's recommendation and keep Bruce Davis in prison.

ADDITION ADDS-Gov. Jerry Brown has reversed a state parole board panel's decision to recommend parole for Davis-File-This file photo provided Jan. 29, 2013, by the California Department of Corrections shows Bruce Davis. California's governor is scheduled to approve or reject a recommendation of parole for former Charles Manson follower Davis. He has served over 40 years for two murders unrelated to the notorious Sharon Tate-LaBianca killings. (AP Photo/California Department Of Corrections,File)

FILE - This file photo provided Jan. 29, 2013, by the California Department of Corrections shows former Charles Manson follower Bruce Davis, who has served over 40 years for two murders unrelated to the notorious Sharon Tate-LaBianca killings. Gov. Jerry Brown reversed a parole board's recommendation on Friday, March 1, 2013, and denied the 70-year-old's release from prison. (AP Photo/California Department of Corrections, File)

FILE - This file photo provided Jan. 29, 2013, by the California Department of Corrections shows former Charles Manson follower Bruce Davis, who has served over 40 years for two murders unrelated to the notorious Sharon Tate-LaBianca killings. Gov. Jerry Brown reversed a parole board's recommendation on Friday, March 1, 2013, and denied the 70-year-old's release from prison. (AP Photo/California Department of Corrections, File)


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Calif. governor to set fate of ex-Manson follower

Wed, 30 Jan 2013 01:25:48 +0000

California's governor has been asked to make the final decision on whether a former Charles Manson follower will be released on parole after serving more than 40 years in prison.



Calif. parole board OKs Manson follower's release

Thu, 4 Oct 2012 07:45:53 +0000

A parole board panel has recommended the release of a former Charles Manson follower imprisoned for 40 years for a double murder Manson engineered, but it's not the last hurdle Bruce Davis will face as he seeks his freedom.

FILE - In this undated file photo provided by the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation shows Bruce Davis. Davis, convicted with Charles Manson and another man in two murders unrelated to the infamous Sharon Tate murders, is set for an appearance before a parole board panel on Thursday, Oct. 4, 2012, the eve of his 70th birthday. (AP Photo/California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation)


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Judge blocks release of Manson follower's tapes

Fri, 29 Jun 2012 16:53:30 +0000

A Texas judge has blocked the Los Angeles Police Department from obtaining decades-old tapes of conversations between a Charles Manson follower and his trial attorney while the matter is under appeal.



Parole hearing delayed for Manson family member

Wed, 13 Jun 2012 09:38:49 +0000

A parole hearing for former Charles Manson follower Bruce Davis was postponed at the last minute Wednesday after the inmate reported he was feeling ill.

FILE - This undated file photo provided by the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation, shows Bruce Davis. Davis, a follower of Charles Manson who has twice had his parole date set and rescinded tries again on Wednesday June 13,2012 to convince a parole board he is ready to be released. (AP Photo/California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation, File)

FILE - This undated file photo provided by the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation, shows Bruce Davis. Davis, a follower of Charles Manson who has twice had his parole date set and rescinded tries again on Wednesday June 13,2012 to convince a parole board he is ready to be released. (AP Photo/California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation, File)


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'Call of Duty' latest fiction to inspire nightmare

Fri, 20 Apr 2012 00:34:21 +0000

History is littered with murderers inspired by art: Charles Manson believed the lyrics to the Beatles' "Helter Skelter" were a prophecy that ignited a killing spree. John Lennon assassin Mark David Chapman was obsessed with the book "Catch

FILE - In this file video game image released by Activision, special forces try to repel a Russian invasion of Paris in "Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3." The world was reminded of this Thursday, April 19, 2012 when Anders Behring Breivik revealed to an Oslo court that the popular military game and the online role-playing game "World of Warcraft" helped condition him for his bombing and shooting rampage that left 77 people dead last summer in Oslo and at a Labor Party youth camp on Utoya island. (AP Photo/Activision, File)


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Calif. prison panel denies Manson's bid for parole

Wed, 11 Apr 2012 07:08:59 +0000

A prison panel denied parole Wednesday to mass murderer Charles Manson in his 12th and probably final bid for freedom.

FILE - This April 4, 2012 file photo provided by the California Department of Corrections shows 77-year-old serial killer Charles Manson Wednesday, April 4, 2012. Manson will have an April 11, 2012 parole hearing in California. (AP Photos/California Department of Corrections, File)

FILE - This file combo of photographs shows how Charles Manson has looked over the years from 1969 up to the most recently released photo in 2011. Manson is scheduled to have a parole hearing at Corcoran State Prison in Central Calif., on Weds., April 11, 2012. (AP Photo, File)

FILE -- In a Sept. 2, 2009 file photo Debra Tate, sister of slain Sharon Tate, speaks during a parole hearing for Manson follower Susan Atkins at the Central California Women's Facility in Chowchilla, Calif. Tate hopes that Wednesday, April 11, 2012, is the last time she has to walk into a prison holding Charles Manson and testify in front of a parole board panel that he should not be freed. (AP Photo/Ben Margot/FILE)

This photo provided by the California Department of Corrections shows 77-year-old serial killer Charles Manson Wednesday, April 4, 2012. Manson will have an April 11, 2012 parole hearing in California. (AP Photos/California Department of Corrections)

Debra Tate, sister of murdered actress Sharon Tate, speaks at a news conference after she testified at a parole hearing for Charles Manson at Corcoran State Prison in Corcoran, Calif., Wednesday, April 11, 2012. The panel denied parole for mass murderer Manson, 77, in his 12th and possibly final bid for freedom. Tate testified that Mason has shown no remorse for his crimes and should not be granted parole. (AP Photo/Tracie Cone)

Debra Tate, right, sister of murdered actress Sharon Tate, testifies at a parole hearing for Charles Manson in front of parole board members John Peck, center, and Gilbert Robles, left, at Corcoran State Prison in Corcoran, Calif., Wednesday, April 11, 2012. The panel denied parole for mass murderer Manson, 77, in his 12th and possibly final bid for freedom. Tate testified that Mason has shown no remorse for his crimes and should not be granted parole. (AP Photo/Tracie Cone, Pool)

The thick prison file of Charles Manson is shown at a parole hearing at Corcoran State Prison in Corcoran, Calif., Wednesday, April 11, 2012. Mass murderer Charles Manson was denied parole again Wednesday in his 12th and probably final bid for freedom. (AP Photo/Tracie Cone, Pool)

Debra Tate, sister of murdered actress Sharon Tate, cries at a news conference as she recalls her feelings of relief upon learning that Manson would be denied parole, after she testified at a parole hearing for Charles Manson at Corcoran State Prison in Corcoran, Calif., Wednesday, April 11, 2012. The panel denied parole for mass murderer Manson, 77, in his 12th and possibly final bid for freedom. Tate testified that Mason has shown no remorse for his crimes and should not be granted parole. (AP Photo/Tracie Cone)


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New photo shows old man Manson at 77

Thu, 5 Apr 2012 16:48:43 +0000

It is a mug shot for the ages.

A photo provided by the California Department of Corrections shows 77-year-old serial killer Charles Manson Wed., April 4, 2012. Manson will have an April 11, 2011 parole hearing in California. (AP Photos/California Department of Corrections)

This combo of photographs shows how Charles Manson has looked over the years from 1969 up to the most recently released photo in 2011. Manson is scheduled to have a parole hearing at Corcoran State Prison on Weds., April 11, 2012. (AP Photo)

In this photo taken June 16, 2011 and provided by the California Department of Corrections, Charles Manson is seen in Corcoran, Calif. Manson is scheduled to have a parole hearing at Corcoran State Prison on Wednesday, April 11, 2012. (AP Photo/California Department of Corrections)


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Manson follower 'Tex' Watson denied parole

Wed, 16 Nov 2011 07:16:39 +0000

The self-described right-hand man of cult leader Charles Manson, who was convicted of orchestrating the Tate-LaBianca slayings 42 years ago, was denied parole from a California prison Wednesday for the 16th time.

In this undated photo provided by the California Department Of Corrections, Charles "Tex" Watson, 65, is shown. Watson, the man who orchestrated the Tate-LaBianca slayings 42 years ago, is seeking parole from a California state prison on Wednesday, Nov. 16, 2011. Watson has been denied parole 13 times, but is trying again during a hearing at Mule Creek State Prison, which holds nearly 3,600 inmates in the Sierra foothills 50 miles southeast of the state capital. (AP photo/California Department Of Corrections)


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Calif wants to stop phones used by likes of Manson

Mon, 14 Feb 2011 10:23:02 +0000

California prison officials seized nearly 11,000 cell phones last year, some used to arrange extortions and assaults, others used by the likes of cult killer Charles Manson to connect with the outside world after more than four decades behind bars.

In March 18, 2009 handout photo is cult killer Charles Manson who has been one of the thousands of prison inmates who have used unauthorized cell phones to make calls around the nation. California prison officials are preparing to test a system that would capture every cell phone signal from a prison and block unauthorized calls.(AP Photo/Hand Out photo by California Department of Corrections.)

In this April 10, 2009, file photo Correctional Officer Jose Sandoval inspects one of the more than 2,000 cell phones confiscated from inmates at California State Prison, Solano in Vacaville, Calif. California prison officials are preparing to test a system that would capture every cell phone signal from a prison and block unauthorized calls.(AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli, file)


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Cult killer Manson found with 2nd phone in prison

Thu, 3 Feb 2011 01:08:48 +0000

Cult killer Charles Manson has been caught with a smuggled cell phone for the second time.



`Manson Girls' film announced at Sundance

Wed, 26 Jan 2011 16:55:54 +0000

A new movie directed by Susanna Lo will focus on the female followers of cult leader Charles Manson.

Actress Taryn Manning of the film "Manson Girls" poses for a portrait in the Fender Music Lodge during the 2011 Sundance Film Festival on Monday, Jan. 24, 2011 in Park City, Utah. (AP Photo/Victoria Will)


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Corrective: Manson Follower

Sat, 22 Jan 2011 01:40:24 +0000

In a Jan. 20 story about the parole hearing of Charles Manson follower Patricia Krenwinkel, The Associated Press erroneously reported that she was one of Manson's two surviving female followers. Krenwinkel is one of two women alive today who were invo



No parole for Manson follower Krenwinkel

Thu, 20 Jan 2011 09:43:41 +0000

Parole board officials turned aside Patricia Krenwinkel's claims of being a changed woman and ordered the Charles Manson follower to remain in prison, saying the deaths of seven people in the 1969 Tate-LaBianca murders still "remain relevant."FILE - In this file photo taken Aug. 20, 1970, Charles Manson follower Patricia Krenwinkel, center, is seen walking to court to appear for her role in the 1969 cult killings of seven people in Los Angeles, Calif. Krenwinkel , one of two surviving women followers of Charles Manson convicted in the notorious Sharon Tate killings, is facing a parole hearing Thursday, Jan. 20, 2011, after four decades behind bars. (AP Photo/George Brich, File)FILE - In this file photo taken March 3, 1970, Charles Manson follower Patricia Krenwinkel is seen heading to court in Los Angeles. Krenwinkel, one of two surviving women followers of Charles Manson convicted in the notorious Sharon Tate killings, is facing a parole hearing Thursday, Jan. 20, 2011, after four decades behind bars. (AP Photo/ File)FILE - In this file photo taken Aug. 20, 1970, Charles Manson follower Patricia Krenwinkel, center, is seen walking to court with Susan Atkins, left, and Leslie Van Houten, to appear for her role in the 1969 cult killings of seven people in Los Angeles, Calif. Krenwinkel , one of two surviving women followers of Charles Manson convicted in the notorious Sharon Tate killings, is facing a parole hearing Thursday, Jan. 20, 2011, after four decades behind bars. (AP Photo/George Brich, File)Debra Tate, sister of murder victim Sharon Tate, talks to reporters after former Manson family member and convicted murderer Patricia Krenwinkel was denied parole, at a hearing at the California Institution for Women in Corona, Calif., Thursday, Jan. 20, 2011. (AP Photo/Reed Saxon)Former Manson family member and convicted murderer Patricia Krenwinkel leaves after being denied parole at a hearing at the California Institution for Women in Corona, Calif., Thursday, Jan. 20, 2011. (AP Photo/Reed Saxon)Former Manson family member and convicted murderer Patricia Krenwinkel leaves after being denied parole at a hearing at the California Institution for Women in Corona, Calif., Thursday, Jan. 20, 2011. (AP Photo/Reed Saxon)Commissioner Susan Melanson reads the ruling, denying parole to former Manson family member and convicted murderer Patricia Krenwinkel, at a hearing at the California Institution for Women in Corona, Calif., Thursday, Jan. 20, 2011. (AP Photo/Reed Saxon)Former Manson family member and convicted murderer Patricia Krenwinkel listens to the ruling denying her parole, at a hearing at the California Institution for Women in Corona, Calif., Thursday, Jan. 20, 2011. (AP Photo/Reed Saxon)Former Manson family member and convicted murderer Patricia Krenwinkel listens to the ruling denying her parole, at a hearing at the California Institution for Women in Corona, Calif., Thursday, Jan. 20, 2011. (AP Photo/Reed Saxon)Former Manson family member and convicted murderer Patricia Krenwinkel, seated at left center, appears at a parole hearing with her attorney Kevin Wattley, left, and parole commissioners Susan Melanson, left rear, and Steven Hernandez at the California Institution for Women in Corona, Calif., Thursday, Jan. 20, 2011. (AP Photo/Reed Saxon)Debra Tate, sister of murder victim Sharon Tate, speaks against parole for former Manson family member and convicted murderer Patricia Krenwinkel, at a parole hearing at the California Institution for Women in Corona, Calif., Thursday, Jan. 20, 2011. (AP Photo/Reed Saxon)Former Manson family member and convicted murderer Patricia Krenwinkel appears at a parole hearing at the California Ins[...]


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Behind Loughner's million-mile stare

Thu, 13 Jan 2011 00:28:11 +0000

Jared Loughner’s former friend, Zane Gutierrez, says he has U.S. Marshal for Arizona David Gonzales told the Daily Beast that Loughner has as . But is there a medical or psychiatric term for that disturbing million-mile stare we’ve seen in th

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CA lawmaker aims to outlaw cell phones for inmates

Sat, 4 Dec 2010 01:55:42 +0000

A California lawmaker said Friday he will renew an attempt to make it illegal for prison inmates to have cell phones after a newspaper reported cult killer Charles Manson was once caught with one in prison.



Manson follower denied parole for 19th time

Tue, 6 Jul 2010 08:48:29 +0000

The aging inmate, her face wrinkled with time and her gray hair drawn in a bun, listened as her lawyer argued that the Leslie Van Houten seated before the parole board is a changed woman from the young Charles Manson follower who participated in two savagFILE - This file photo taken June 28, 2002, shows former Charles Manson follower Leslie Van Houten during a parole hearing at the California Institution for Women in Corona, Calif. Van Houten faces her 19th parole hearing Tuesday, July 6, 2010, with no clear indication of whether this is the time.Van Houten has served over 30 years in prison for her involvement in the 1969 Tate-LaBianca killings. (AP Photo/Damian Dovarganes, File)Leslie Van Houten, former Charles Manson follower convicted in the 1969 murders of Rosemary and Leno LaBianca, is sworn in at her parole hearing at the California Institution for Women at Frontera, in Corona, Calif., Tuesday, July 6, 2010. Van Houten did not wish her face to be shown during the hearing. (AP Photo/Reed Saxon)Leslie Van Houten, left, and her attorney Brandie Devall confer at an parole hearing for the former Charles Manson follower convicted in the 1969 murders of Rpsemary and Leno LaBianca, in a hearing room at the California Institution for Women at Frontera, in Corona, Calif., Tuesday, July 6, 2010. Van Houten did not wish her face to be shown during the hearing. (AP Photo/Reed Saxon)Former Charles Manson follower Leslie Van Houten, right, convicted in the 1969 murders of Rosemary and Leno LaBianca, reads a letter of apology to the LaBianca family during her parole hearing at the California Institution for Women at Frontera, in Corona, Calif., Tuesday, July 6, 2010. Deputy Parole Commissioner Carol Beltley is at left. Van Houten did not wish her face to be shown during the hearing. (AP Photo/Reed Saxon)Former Charles Manson follower Leslie Van Houten, convicted in the 1969 murders of Rosemary and Leno LaBianca, closes a folder after reading a letter of apology to the LaBianca family, during her parole hearing at the California Institution for Women at Frontera, in Corona, Calif., Tuesday, July 6, 2010. Van Houten did not wish her face to be shown during the hearing. (AP Photo/Reed Saxon)Louis Smalvino, nephew of Leno LaBianca, opposes release at a parole hearing for former Charles Manson follower Leslie Van Houten, convicted in the 1969 murders of Rosemary and Leno LaBianca, in a hearing room at the California Institution for Women at Frontera, in Corona, Calif., Tuesday, July 6, 2010. (AP Photo/Reed Saxon)Debra Tate, sister of Sharon Tate, and Louis Smalvino, nephew of Leno LaBianca, both speak in opposition to release at a parole hearing for former Charles Manson follower Leslie Van Houten, convicted in the 1969 murders of Rosemary and Leno LaBianca, in a hearing room at the California Institution for Women at Frontera, in Corona, Calif., Tuesday, July 6, 2010. (AP Photo/Reed Saxon)Deputy Commissioner Carol Bentley reviews a correspondence file at an parole hearing for former Charles Manson follower Leslie Van Houten, foreground, convicted in the 1969 murders of Rosemary and Leno LaBianca, in a hearing room at the California Institution for Women at Frontera, in Corona, Calif., Tuesday, July 6, 2010. Van Houten did not wish her face to be shown during the hearing. (AP Photo/Reed Saxon)Commissioner Robert Doyle reads the decision denying parole for former Charles Manson follower Leslie Van Houten, convicted in the 1969 murders of Rosemary and Leno LaBianca, in a hearing room at the California Institution for Women at Frontera, in Corona, Calif., Tuesday, July 6[...]


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Manson follower faces parole board for 19th time

Mon, 5 Jul 2010 21:11:28 +0000

Leslie Van Houten, the one-time Charles Manson follower long seen as the most likely of his ex-acolytes to win freedom someday, faces her 19th parole hearing with a new lawyer and new case law which may give her the best chance yet for release.

FILE - This file photo taken June 28, 2002, shows former Charles Manson follower Leslie Van Houten during a parole hearing at the California Institution for Women in Corona, Calif. Van Houten faces her 19th parole hearing Tuesday, July 6, 2010, with no clear indication of whether this is the time.Van Houten has served over 30 years in prison for her involvement in the 1969 Tate-LaBianca killings. (AP Photo/Damian Dovarganes, File)


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Schwarzenegger rejects parole for Manson follower

Mon, 28 Jun 2010 19:51:30 +0000

Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger has rejected a recommendation to parole a member of Charles Manson's cult who was convicted of taking part in killings more than four decades ago.



Calif. teen killer shares prison unit with Manson

Fri, 11 Jun 2010 16:12:05 +0000

A man serving life in prison for the murders of two California teenagers is sharing a prison unit with cult leader Charles Manson.



DA says Manson follower Davis not fit for parole

Sat, 1 May 2010 00:13:40 +0000

The LA County district attorney asked the California governor Friday to reverse a parole board decision recommending the release from prison of Bruce Davis, a former Charles Manson follower who participated in two killings.



Parole recommended for Manson family member Davis

Thu, 28 Jan 2010 23:18:13 +0000

Bruce Davis, a member of Charles Manson's murderous cult who participated in two killings, was recommended for parole Thursday after nearly four decades in prison.

FILE - This undated file photo provided by the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation, shows Charles Manson follower Bruce Davis. Davis, a member of Charles Manson's murderous cult who participated in two killings, has been recommended for parole. The decision came Thursday Jan. 28, 2010, at his 26th hearing before a California Board of Prison Terms panel. But it's just the first step in a process that requires approval by the governor and other parole board members. No release date was set. (AP Photo/California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation, File)


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Aaron Stovitz, original Manson prosecutor, dies

Tue, 26 Jan 2010 01:17:29 +0000

Aaron Stovitz, the original prosecutor of Charles Manson and three followers who was removed from the case after a dispute with his boss over out-of-court comments, died Monday of leukemia at the age of 86.



Charles Manson follower Susan Atkins dies

Fri, 25 Sep 2009 07:38:39 +0000

Susan Atkins, a member of the Charles Manson "family" who admitted ruthlessly stabbing pregnant actress Sharon Tate to death in the cult's 1969 murder spree, has died in prison less than a month after a parole board turned down a bid for compa

File - Convicted murderer and former Charles Manson family member, Susan Atkins, is seen in a bed during her parole hearing in this Sept. 2, 2009, file photo taken at the Central California Women's Facility in Chowchilla, Calif. Atkins, who admitted killing actress Sharon Tate 40 years ago, has died. She was 61. Atkins died late Thursday night at a prison hospital in Chowchilla where she had been moved when she became ill. (AP Photo/Ben Margot)

File - Convicted murderer and former Charles Manson family member, Susan Atkins, is seen in a bed during her parole hearing in this Sept. 2, 2009, file photo taken at the Central California Women's Facility in Chowchilla, Calif. Atkins, who admitted killing actress Sharon Tate 40 years ago, has died. She was 61. Atkins died late Thursday night Sept. 24, 2009 at a prison hospital in Chowchilla where she had been moved when she became ill. (AP Photo/Ben Margot)

File - Convicted murderer and former Charles Manson family member, Susan Atkins, is seen in a bed during her parole hearing in this Sept. 2, 2009, file photo taken at the Central California Women's Facility in Chowchilla, Calif. Atkins, who admitted killing actress Sharon Tate 40 years ago, has died. She was 61. Atkins died late Thursday night Sept. 24, 2009 at a prison hospital in Chowchilla where she had been moved when she became ill. (AP Photo/Ben Margot)


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