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Bugliosi Surrenders on Indictment, Enters ‘Not Guilty’ Plea

LOS ANGELES, Jul. 2 – Times reporter William Farr was cleared today of contempt of the grand jury and of court for refusing to answer six questions put to him last week during investigation of perjury charges against two attorneys. […]

Bugliosi and Shinn Indicted on Perjury Charges in Farr Case

LOS ANGELES, Jun. 29 – Vincent T. Bugliosi, unsuccessful candidate for district attorney and for state attorney general, and Daye Shinn were indicted for perjury Friday by the Los Angeles County Grand Jury in the last official act of its […]

Theft Suspects Kill Golfer

LOS ANGELES, May 26 – A dentist was shot to death on the eighth hole of the Western Ave. Golf Course in Lennox Saturday during a robbery attempt by two young men with a rifle, police said. The dentist, Gilbert […]

Younger Dropped From Suit Filed in Farr Case

LOS ANGELES, May 23 – State Atty. Gen. Evelle J. Younger was dismissed Wednesday as a defendant in the $24 million libel suit filed by Irving Kanarek and Paul Fitzgerald, two attorneys in the 1970 Charles Manson murder trial. The […]

Attorney Says Bugliosi Is Liar, Unfit for Office

LOS ANGELES, May 8 – In a scathing personal attack, attorney George V. Denny III Tuesday accused Vincent T. Bugliosi, candidate for attorney general, of lying to the public, press and police and conspiring to fabricate false evidence. Denny told […]

Transcript Indicates Bugliosi Lied in Manson Case, Foe Says

LOS ANGELES, Apr. 24 – William Norris, a Democratic candidate for attorney general, Tuesday released a transcript of sworn testimony which he said “casts the gravest suspicions” that his primary opponent, Vincent Bugliosi, lied to the Manson trial judge when […]

Notorious Ranch to Get New Life

LOS ANGELES, Jul. 15 – Just four years ago, Charles Manson and members of his “family” were sitting at the Spahn Movie Ranch, planning the Tate-LaBianca murders. For decades before August, 1969 the ranch existed in peaceful anonymity. In the […]

Sells Salon of Hair Stylist Slain By Manson Gang

LOS ANGELES, Jun. 3 – The late Jay Sebring’s hair-styling salon, once a hub of the Los Angeles jet-set, has been sold and will be converted to sales offices. The salon, at 723-729 N. Fairfax Blvd., was sold Friday for […]

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 […]

Six Hurt in Brawl At San Quentin

SAN QUENTIN, Apr. 25 – A free-swinging brawl involving six convicts with two prison-made knives and two baseball bats broke out shortly after lunch yesterday in San Quentin’s lower yard but was broken up after a guard fired a warning […]

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 […]

Manson ‘Girl’ Sentenced for 2 Robberies

LOS ANGELES, Mar. 21 – Mary Brunner, a Charles Manson follower convicted of committing two armed robberies as part of a plan to free the murder cult leader, was sentenced Tuesday to two consecutive 10-year-to-life prison terms. And in another […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]