Leslie Van Houten's 20th bid for parole was denied Wednesay, but not before the youngest member of Charles Manson's "family" was able to address the board.
Charles Manson murder family killer Leslie Van Houten was denied parole for the 20th time in a hearing late Wednesday. Board of Parole Hearings Commissioner Jeffrey Ferguson said that she didn’t fully explain why she participated in the notorious 1969 crime spree that left actress Sharon Tate, as well as Leno and Rosemary LaBianca, dead [...]Show More Summary
The 20th time was not the charm for Charles Manson follower Leslie Van Houten, who was again denied parole yesterday. The 63-year-old's next chance to seek parole won't come for five years. KABC-TV reports that Van Houten went into "unprecedented detail" during the 8-hour hearing. From it and the AP...
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Former Manson "family" member Leslie Van Houten has gone into detail about her involvement in the 1969 murders she participated in at the order of cult leader Charles Manson.Speaking during her 20th parole board hearing, Van Houten said...Show More Summary
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Manson Family killer Leslie Van Houten on Wednesday was denied parole for the 20th time since she was sentenced to life in prison for her role in sensational cult murders nearly 44 years ago.
Leslie Van Houten, 63, says she was committed to the murders Charles Manson ordered in 1969, but that she has changed
It was the 20th time Leslie Van Houten was denied parole.
Pussy Riot’s Maria Alyokhina has been denied parole by a Russian court, after they stated that she had disobeyed prison officials and failed to repent for her misdemeanours. Alyokhina has been on hunger strike in jail for several weeks, and this decision comes a month after her fellow band member Nadezhda Tolokonnikova was also denied parole. [...]Show More Summary
Remember Pussy Riot? Two out of three of Russia's America-beloved feminist punks are still imprisoned, separated from their young children and each other, the Independent reports, despite Sir Paul McCartney’s stabs at diplomacy. (One member, Yekaterina Samutsevich, was released on appeal in October.) Today, Maria Alyokhina, 24, was denied parole ... More »
Alekhina's hunger strike continues.
MOSCOW — A Russian court has denied parole to a member of the Pussy Riot punk group. In its ruling Thursday, the court accepted a...
MOSCOW (AP) — A Russian court has denied parole to a member of the Pussy Riot punk group.
Jailed Pussy Riot member Maria Alyokhina was denied parole on Thursday in a hearing that took place without her presence.
One of the still-jailed members of Pussy Riot has declared a hunger strike, RIA Novosti reports, after a Russian court denied Maria Alyokhina access to her own parole appeal. She had been participating via video, but when denied transportation to the courthouse, she refused to keep participating and prohibited her...
Pussy Riot member Maria Alyokhina has declared a hunger strike after a regional court denied her access to her parole appeal hearing.
No surprise here. Full story at the BBC: A court in north-eastern Russia has denied parole to one of the jailed members of the punk band, Pussy Riot. Nadezhda Tolokonnikova, who is serving a two-year sentence, had been eligible for early release from a penal colony. Show More Summary
Madonna is NOT going to be happy about this! Russia's republic of Mordovia has REJECTED a parole application by imprisoned Pussy Riot member Nadezhda Tolokonnikova. The 23-year-old peaceful protestor— who is only one of two still jailed of the 11 woman punk-rock collective— has been ordered to complete her two year sentence for charges of "hooliganism [...]