| Feb 2, 2011
| 4:40 PM
LOS ANGELES (KTLA) -- He's done it again. Notorious cult leader Charles Manson has gotten his hands on another cell phone.
In December, Manson was caught with an LG flip phone under his mattress and had used it several times before officers discovered...
| May 1, 2012
| 1:41 PM
LOS ANGELES — It was a dank, rain-sodden Raymond Chandler kind of morning, as if some omnipotent auteur had rung up the studio and ordered a classic film noir sky. Cumulonimbus clouds the color of a snub-nosed revolver hovered with ominous intent,...
| Apr 5, 2012
| 4:09 PM
This post has been corrected. See the note below.
After 11 failed bids for freedom, notorious killer Charles Manson, now 77, is up for parole later this month.
The parole board rejected his bid in 2007, saying Manson [For the record, 9:42 a.m. April 5: ...
| Nov 16, 2011
| 4:25 PM
Charles "Tex" Watson, a member of the infamous Manson Family, was denied parole Wednesday.
Watson is currently serving a life sentence at Mule Creek State Prison for his part in the Manson Family murders.
Watson, along with fellow Manson Family...
| Oct 5, 2009
The director's movies, such as his Oscar-winning 2002 film 'The Piano,' may reflect his world view on morality and the role of the artist in society. |Reed Johnson
Should great artists be treated differently from ordinary mortals? Does a musician,...
| Nov 2, 2006
HIS schedule may be packed with design commissions, photography projects and TV tapings, but Todd Oldham still finds time for one of his personal passions: the flea market. For Oldham, author of "Hand Made Modern," the reward isn't what you buy but rather...
| Sep 26, 2009
Susan Atkins, who committed one of modern history's most notorious crimes when she joined Charles Manson and his gang for a string of killings in 1969 that terrorized Los Angeles and put her in prison for the rest of her life, has died. She was 61....
| Jan 25, 2010
| 10:53 PM
Aaron Stovitz, the original prosecutor of mass murderer Charles Manson and three female followers who was removed from the trial for comments he made about the case, has died. He was 85.
Stovitz died Monday at a Tarzana hospital after a long battle...
| Oct 25, 2009
In the flat light of the grand jury room, a nervous, deeply embarrassed 13-year-old girl sat alone -- no attorney, no mother, no friend -- facing three tiers of middle-aged strangers silently studying her from their leather armchairs.
| Aug 15, 2009
| 8:44 AM
FORT WORTH, Texas -- Former Manson family member Lynette "Squeaky" Fromme has been released from prison 30 years after a failed assassination attempt on then President Gerald Ford.
Fromme, now 60, left the Federal Medical Center Carswell in Fort Worth at...
| Aug 9, 2009
| 9:29 AM
LOS ANGELES -- Forty years ago, they were kids. Vulnerable, alienated, running away from a world wracked by war and rebellion. They turned to a cult leader for love and wound up tied to a web of unimaginable evil.
They were part of Charles Manson's...