The news that Charles Manson had a cell phone under the mattress of his Corcoran State prison cell probably doesn't surprise the mother of a young Anaheim woman who, as a teen, donned a "Free Manson" T-shirt, shaved her head, carved an "X" into the flesh between her eyebrows, and told friends ... More >>
Parole was denied for Charles Manson follower Leslie Van Houten for the 19th time.Van Houten, who is behind bars at the California Institution for Women at Frontera, was convicted of murder and
conspiracy in the August 1969 slayings of wealthy grocers Leno and
Rosemary La Bianca.A model prisone ... More >>
Just as it had on 11 prior occasions during the last 37 years, a California prison board rejected Susan Atkins' request for parole today. There probably won't be a 13th rejection. The 60-year-old ex-Manson family member has a brain tumor and just months to live, according to doctors who had launched ... More >>
The Los Angeles Times reported today that Susan Atkins, the former follower of Charles Manson and the convicted killer of actress Sharon Tate in 1969, could be released from a California prison after 37 years.
I profiled Atkins in 2002 after a prison interview because she stated then her hopes to l ... More >>