To the editor: It is beyond my comprehension that Leslie Van Houten, a former follower of Charles Manson, has been considered at all for parole. (“Gov. Jerry Brown denies parole for former Manson family member,” July 22) In 1971, Manson and some of his “family” members were given the death penalty...
Charles Manson, one of the most notorious serial killers of all time is still at the forefront of pop culture nearly 50 years after the Tate-Labianca murders. Books have been published, and movies made even this year, chronicling this bizarre and somehow nostalgic case. Show More Summary
July 22 (Reuters) - California Governor Jerry Brown on Friday overturned the parole recommendation of Leslie Van Houten, who as a follower of cult leader Charles Manson, took part in one of the most notorious mass murders of the 20th...Show More Summary
"She remains an unacceptable risk to society if released," Jerry Brown said of Leslie Van Houten, former follower of Charles Manson. She's serving a life sentence for her part in a 1969 killing spree.
Gov. Jerry Brown denied parole Friday to Leslie Van Houten, who was convicted along with other members of Charles Manson's cult in the 1969 killings of Leno and Rosemary LaBianca. Brown said Van Houten, the youngest member of Manson's "family," posed "an unreasonable danger to society if released...
California Gov. Jerry Brown is denying parole for Leslie Van Houten, the youngest follower of murderous cult leader Charles Manson.
There are more of us who want peace than those who practice hate. http://i.huffpost.com/gen/3712904/images/s-REVOLUTION-POLITICS-small.jpg The vile Charles Manson stated after his 1969 murders that part of his goal through killing was to start a race war among Caucasians and African Americans. Show More Summary
The Breaking Bad star opens up about his new film The Infiltrator, shedding Walter White, his strange run-in with Charles Manson, and the time he was almost driven to murder.
Charles Manson’s followers evoked a certain conventional, and bigoted version of alrightness: white and largely middle-class; wounded by divorce or parental neglect or parental restrictions, chasing an escape fantasy as much for kicks as in desperation. As Ed Sanders wrote in The Family, “from the standpoint of vulnerability, the flower ... More »
Charles Manson family killer Leslie Van Houten has been recommended for parole by the California Board, but the Los Angele District Attorney is arguing that she poses an “unreasonable risk… READ ON
The Los Angeles district attorney is urging Gov. Jerry Brown to reject parole for a follower of mass murderer Charles Manson, the AP reports. District Attorney Jackie Lacey released a letter Tuesday she sent to Brown saying that Leslie Van Houten should stay in prison for her role in the...
Leslie Van Houten, who killed Leno and Rosemary LaBianca, should stay behind bars, despite an April parole recommendation.
Los Angeles’ top prosecutor on Tuesday asked California Governor Jerry Brown to keep former Charles Manson follower Leslie Van Houten behind bars, despite the recommendation of a parole board that she be released. “I strongly oppose the release of inmate Van Houten. She poses an...
Charles Manson follower Leslie Van Houten has been recommended for parole by the state of California. But there is still another hurdle that she must overcome, which is for Governor Jerry Brown to approve the release. That is something of a hot button topic, especially for the sister of Sharon Tate. Show More Summary
The sister of Sharon Tate, the actress murdered by followers of Charles Manson during a brutal two-day rampage across Los Angeles in 1969, had hoped to see California Gov. Jerry Brown in person on Monday. “Let him look into our eyes, feel our pain,” Debra Tate said as she stood in the hallway outside...
On August 8, 1969, actor Sharon Tate—then eight months pregnant with filmmaker Roman Polanski’s child—was brutally murdered by members of Charles Manson’s cult “family” in Los Angeles. Last week, I called for a boycott of NBC’s television...Show More Summary
Rusty the Bailiff wasn't just for show: He once guarded Charles Manson.
Charles Manson, aka Charlie Manson, will be the topic of Dateline NBC’s next episode this week. Usually shown on Friday, Dateline airs tonight at 8/7 p.m. Central. For decades, Charles Manson has intrigued and evoked interest in the general public since his grisly crimes in California in 1969 when pregnant Hollywood actress Sharon Tate and... Show More Summary
Can a twenty-something write realistically about events that happened more than two decades before she was even born? As Emma Cline's gripping novel, The Girls, shows, yes she can.
It's been quite a while since we received an update on the status of HOUSE OF MANSON, a Charles Manson biopic that we shared a trailer for back in April of 2014. The film has been busy making the festival rounds since then, but the...Show More Summary