Category Archives: Archived News

Susan to Testify of Being Tricked Into Confession

LOS ANGELES, Jan. 27 – Convicted murderess Susan Atkins, whose initial “confession” to the brutal Tate-LaBianca murders led to the arrest and eventual conviction of sex guru Charles Manson and three of his “family,” will take the witness stand during

Manson, 3 Girls Found Guilty on Mass Murder Charges

LOS ANGELES, Jan. 26 – Charles Manson and three female followers were convicted of first-degree murder yesterday in the killings of actress Sharon Tate and six others in August 1969. The defendants also were convicted of conspiracy to commit murder.

The ‘Family’ Knew No Wrong

LOS ANGELES, Jan. 26 – “Sadie Glutz is a snitch” Small, white stickers with those words appeared in public places after slender, dark-haired, dark-eyed Susan Denise Atkins, 22, broke Charles Manson’s rule for survival in the nation’s reform schools and

Mother Tells Life of Manson as Boy

LOS ANGELES, Jan. 26 – She looks older than her 53 years and feels 90, she says. Thin and slightly hunched from emphysema that keeps her from working, she still smokes heavily. Sometimes, when the fear keeps her sitting up all

The Manson Story: Love and Murder

FROM LEFT TO RIGHT: Patricia Krenwinkel, Susan Atkins, and Leslie Van Houten walking to court yesterday, where a Los Angeles jury found them, along with Charles Manson, guilty of first-degree murder and conspiracy for the Tate-LaBianca killings LOS ANGELES, Jan.

Manson, 3 Girls Found Guilty

LOS ANGELES, Jan. 25 – Charles Manson and three young women he lured into his wild nomadic cult were convicted of first degree murder today in the savage and senseless slaughter of actress Sharon Tate and six other helpless victims.

Manson and Three Girls Guilty

Sheriff’s deputies escort Charles Manson to court today, where he along with Susan Atkins, Leslie Van Houten and Patricia Krenwinkel were found guilty of first-degree murder and conspiracy in the Tate-LaBianca killings LOS ANGELES, Jan. 25 – Hippie cultist Charles

Manson Jury Recesses in ‘Circus Mood’

LOS ANGELES, Jan. 24 – Obviously in a “circus” mood, jurors deliberating the fate of Charles Manson and three of his girlfriends quit their job early Saturday so they could return to their hotel to rest. The five-woman, seven-man panel,

Musician Is Tate Penalty Witness

LOS ANGELES, Jan. 22 – A Negro trumpeter still carrying a bullet in his back allegedly put there by hippie cultist Charles Manson, appeared in Los Angeles Superior Court briefly today as the prosecution in the Tate-LaBianca murder trial began

Manson Waits Fate, in Blast at Lawyers

LOS ANGELES, Jan. 21 – As the jury in the Tate-LaBianca murders trial began its sixth day of deliberating the fate of Charles Manson and his three girl followers, the cult leader today issued a press release from his jail

Tension Mounts as Tate Jurors Ponder Verdict

LOS ANGELES, Jan. 20 – Tension mounted in the Los Angeles Hall of Justice today as the Tate-LaBianca jury began its fifth day of deliberations. Newsmen from throughout the world crowded around the eighth floor courtroom where the marathon trial

Manson, Girl in Court on 2 Other Murders

LOS ANGELES, Jan. 19 – As the jury began its fourth day of deliberating the fate of Charles Manson and three of his girl followers for the Tate-LaBianca massacre murders, the hippie leader and one of the girls appeared in

Tate Jury in Deliberation Sifts Mass of Evidence

LOS ANGELES, Jan. 18 – The Tate-LaBianca jury, in its second full day of deliberations, today asked for a record player to hear the Beatles album on which the prosecution claims the Manson “family” based its “helter-skelter” motive for murder.

Manson Friends Fail to Show for Loitering Trial

LOS ANGELES, Jan. 17 – A Municipal Court judge today had issued warrants for the arrest of eight members of Charles Manson’s ‘family’ after they failed to appear for trial setting on loitering charges. Two of the group Lynette Fromme

Manson Jurors Finish Day of Deliberation

LOS ANGELES, Jan. 17 – The Tate-LaBianca murder trial jury deliberated for its first full day yesterday without reaching a decision on the fate of Charles Manson and three female followers. The seven man, five woman jury ended its consideration

Manson Fate In Hands Of Jury

Accused killer Charles Manson walks silently to the courtroom in Los Angeles yesterday. LOS ANGELES, Jan. 16 – After seven months of trial, a seven-man five woman jury Friday began deliberating the fate of hippie leader Charles Manson and his

Prosecutor Final Summation Calls Manson a ‘Warped Megalomaniac’

LOS ANGELES, Jan. 15 – Labeling hippie leader Charles Manson a “megalomaniac…with a warped and frenzied mind,” the prosecutor in the Tate-LaBianca murder trial ended his final summation today. The Los Angeles Superior Court jury was expected to begin deliberations

Closing Arguments at Tate Murder Trial Interrupted by Charles Manson’s Growls

LOS ANGELES, Jan. 14 – Charles Manson voiced his own form of protest yesterday when he heard the prosecutor at the Tate-LaBianca murder trial describe him as a “vicious, diabolical murderer who gave the order that caused seven human beings

Keith Pleads For Innocence Of Manson’s Three Girls

LOS ANGELES, Jan. 12 – Defense attorney Maxwell Keith told the jury today at the Tate murder trial that if they believed the theory that the killers were simply robots and zombies directed by Charles Manson they must find all

Tate Murder Trial Goes To Jury Next Week

LOS ANGELES, Jan. 9 – Charles Manson’s attorney has finally finished his final arguments in the Tate-LaBianca murder case and the seven-month-old trial may reach the jury by the middle of next week. Irving Kanarek concluded his summation Friday with