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Manson Follower Recalls His Life of Crime at Sanity Hearing

LOS ANGELES, Feb. 28 – Kenneth Como, one of four Charles Manson followers convicted of committing two robberies as part of a plan to free the cult leader from prison, told jurors Tuesday that “all I wanted to do was

Message In A Shampoo Bottle

A cut above: Jay Sebring, who invented a new way of styling men’s hair, with Paul Newman on the “Harper” set in 1965. Fall 2002 – I have interviewed many celebrity hairstylists in my day, but this would be my

Inmate Sets Fire to Charles Manson

SACRAMENTO, Sept. 26 — Multiple killer Charles Manson is expected to live after being severely burned Tuesday when a fellow inmate set him on fire at the California Medical Facility in Vacaville. Manson, convicted in the killings of actress Sharon

Suit Filed by Manson Girl Against Lawyer Dismissed

May 3 – A $2,000,000 malpractice and fraud suit brought by convicted murderess Susan Atkins against two attorneys who once represented her and against former Dep. Dist. Atty Vincent T. Bugliosi has been dismissed. Superior Court Judge Rodney Potter granted

Fourth Of Manson Clan Convicted

LOS ANGELES, Mar. 24 – The fourth member of Charles Manson’s notorious family, convicted in a plot to get money and guns to free their cult leader from jail, was sentenced Friday to a prison term of 20 years to

Another Manson Family Member Gets Life Term

LOS ANGELES, Mar. 23 – A Manson family woman was sentenced to 10 years to life in prison Thursday for raiding a surplus store to get guns to free Charles Manson. The judge who imposed sentence called Catherine “Gypsy” Share,

Manson ‘Kin’ Sentenced In 2 Robberies

LOS ANGELES, Mar. 22 – Manson family member Kenneth Como yesterday was sentenced to 15 years to life in state prison for the armed robberies of a Covina beer distributing firm and a Hawthorne surplus store. Como was the second

Mary Brunner, Manson Follower, Gets Life Term

LOS ANGELES, Mar. 21 – Mary Brunner, one of four Charles Manson followers convicted of committing two August, 1971, armed robberies as part of a plan to free the cult leader from prison, Tuesday received a 20-year to life sentence.

Manson Life-Style Changes After Move From Death Row

FOLSOM, Mar. 5 — The lifestyle of convicted killer Charles Manson has been sharply altered since he was moved off San Quentin’s Death Row and out of the shadow of the state’s gas chamber. For one thing, he has dropped

Ex-Manson Aides Held Sane; Face Sentencing

LOS ANGELES, Mar. 2 – Four members of the clan that once followed Charles Manson have been ruled sane and will be subject to prison sentences. A jury made the decision in the sanity phase of a trial for Kenneth

Chained, Barefoot Manson In L.A. Court

LOS ANGELES, Feb. 27 – Chains clanking on the floor behind him, mass murderer Charles Manson shuffled barefoot into Los Angeles Superior Court Monday in an attempt to save four members of his family from prison. But what the prison-pale

No ‘Family’ Exists, Media Created It Manson Testifies

AFTER TESTIMONY – Charles Manson leaving courtroom where he appeared as a witness in behalf of Catherine (Gypsy) Share. Manson, wearing his hair cut short, is manacled hand and foot. LOS ANGELES, Feb. 27 – Charles Manson testified Monday that

‘You Better Pray I Never Get Out,’ Manson Friend Tells Sanity Trial

LOS ANGELES, Feb. 24 – “You had better pray I never get out,” convicted murderer Bobby (Cupid) Beausoleil told a jammed courtroom Friday at a sanity hearing for four other members of the Charles Manson “family.” The 25-year-old Beausoleil was

4 Manson Followers Convicted in Hawthorne Robbery-Shootout

LOS ANGELES, Feb. 22 – Four followers of hippie cult leader Charles Manson were found guilty Wednesday of committing a Hawthorne surplus store robbery which led to a shootout with police. The seven-women, five-man jury deliberated four days before returning

Jurors Deliberating Fate of Four Manson Cultists

LOS ANGELES, Feb. 18 – The jury in the trial of four Manson cultists charged with armed robbery did not reach a verdict during its first day of deliberations yesterday. The panel of seven women and five men will resume

Manson, 10 Followers Won’t Testify at Trial

LOS ANGELES, Feb. 17 – Charles Manson and 10 other convicted murderers will not testify in the robbery trial of four of his followers as had been expected. The defense rested Friday without the appearance of Manson and the others

Two Jurors in Manson Family Trial Excused

LOS ANGELES, Feb. 16 – Two jurors in the robbery trial of four Charles Manson followers have been excused after receiving telephoned death threats, it was learned Thursday. In excusing juror Michael Fiores, Superior Judge Arthur Alarcon described those who

Judge Sequesters Jurors in Trial of Manson Followers

LOS ANGELES, Feb. 14 – The jury in the trial of four Charles Manson followers charged with robbery was sequestered Tuesday after one of the jurors reportedly received a phone call. In addition to sequestering the eight women and four

Manson, 3 Cohorts Will Appear at Trial

LOS ANGELES, Feb. 11 – Charles Manson and the three female “family” members convicted with him for the Sharon Tate-Leno LaBianca murders are due back in Los Angeles Superior Court this week for the trial of four other followers. Manson

Manson Girl Freed in Murder

VAN NUYS, Feb. 1 – A former Manson family member, jailed since November in connection with a Stockton, Calif., murder and a Granada Hills armed robbery, has been freed and Dep. Dist. Atty. William C. Melcher said that clearing her