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Topic - Charles Manson
Vincent Bugliosi and Curt Gentry's "Helter Skelter" is a great true-crime book and up until now I would have said that it was the definitive book on murderer and cult leader Charles Manson.
A Los Angeles Police Department spokesman says investigators believe that decades-old taped conversations between a Manson family disciple and his attorney could help clear up more than a dozen unsolved homicides.
A federal judge in Texas has blocked an attempt by the Los Angeles Police Department to use a search warrant to obtain decades-old tapes of conversations between a Manson family disciple and his attorney that police believe could help clear up more than a dozen unsolved murders.
U.S. health officials ramped up warnings Thursday about a Massachusetts specialty pharmacy linked to a widening outbreak of a rare kind of meningitis, urging doctors and hospitals not to use any products from the company.
A 15-year-old sophomore at a suburban Baltimore high school who made references to murder-suicide on Facebook has been charged as an adult in the shooting of a classmate on the first day of school, authorities said Tuesday.
At 6:27 a.m. on his first day as a sophomore at Perry Hall High School in the Baltimore suburbs, Robert Wayne Gladden Jr. updated his Facebook status.
Los Angeles police are entitled to audio recordings of conversations between a Manson family member and his attorney, a Texas judge ruled Tuesday.
"The Solitary House" (Delacorte Press), by Lynn Shepherd: The star of Lynn Shepherd's intriguing mystery novel is mid-century Victorian London, depicted in all its filthy glory and without a hint of the jolly charm that found its way into the tales of Charles Dickens.
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 "Catcher in the Rye."
Life imitates art _ no matter how ugly.
A California prison panel has denied parole to mass murderer Charles Manson parole in his 12th bid for freedom.
A prison panel denied parole Wednesday to mass murderer Charles Manson in his 12th and probably final bid for freedom.
What would Al Gore do? Could that really be New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie's thought process? The GOP's darling and "please-run-for-president-now" governor earned national attention last week for pulling New Jersey out of the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative (RGGI), the cap-and-trade program set up by Northeast states.
It's no secret how the KGB was actively involved in bankrolling and furthering the radical student and hippie movements of the 1960s in hopes that stinky, stoned hippies and violent America-hating radicals like Bill Ayers, Bernadine Dohrn and dupes in the Weathermen, Students for a Democratic Society and others would topple America or cause it great harm. Why do you think they call it dope?
"The question is, Are they being treated as murderers would be treated? And the answer to that is yes. They have the same rights as Charles Manson would have," he said.
He warns his band of followers, mostly young women, that based on the Book of Revelation and Beatles' albums, there is a coming apocalyptic race war that he called "Helter Skelter," after the Beatles' song.