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  • BOOK REVIEW: 'The Baby Boom'

    P.J. O'Rourke is a reformed baby boomer. In his latest offering, he turns his satirical wit on his own generation. His observations and analysis are, by turns, insightful and hilarious.


  • FILE- In this  Sept. 5, 1975 file photo, U.S. Secret Service agents put handcuffs on Lynette "Squeaky" Fromme after she pointed at President Gerald Ford, in Sacramento, Calif. Nearly 40 years after the former Manson family member pointed a gun at President Gerald Ford, the audiotape from her pretrial psychiatric examination has been made public. (AP Photo/File)

    Tape released of woman who pointed gun at Ford

    Nearly 40 years after a former Manson family member pointed a gun at President Gerald Ford, the audiotape from her pretrial psychiatric examination has been made public.


  • NY con man gets life for failed decapitation plot

    A con man already imprisoned in a collectible coin scam was sentenced to a life term on Monday for a bizarre, behind-bars plot to decapitate a judge and a prosecutor.


  • ** FILE ** This file photo provided Jan. 29, 2013, by the California Department of Corrections shows Bruce Davis. A California parole board has recommended parole for Davis, a convicted killer and former Charles Manson follower. The recommendation is subject to a 120-day review period, and a review by the governor. (AP Photo/California Department Of Corrections, File)

    Charles Manson associate Bruce Davis granted parole

    Bruce Davis, a convicted murderer who once served as an associate of Charles Manson, was granted parole from his California prison cell — though whether he will actually go free is still a matter to be decided.


  • FILE - This file photo provided Jan. 29, 2013, by the California Department of Corrections shows Bruce Davis. A California parole board has recommended parole for Davis, a convicted killer and former Charles Manson follower. The recommendation is subject to a 120-day review period, and a review by the governor. (AP Photo/California Department Of Corrections, File)

    Ex-Manson follower gets parole, but hurdles loom

    A California board once again approved parole Wednesday for former Charles Manson follower Bruce Davis, but before he's released he'll have to get past Gov. Jerry Brown - who chose to keep him in prison under the same circumstances just last year.


  • BOOK REVIEW: '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.


  • Judge stops LAPD warrant for Manson follower tapes

    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.


  • LAPD: Manson tapes needed for unsolved cases

    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.


  • Teen charged in school shooting mentioned suicide

    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.


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