Category Archives: Archived News

Ask Switch in Slaying Trial Site

LOS ANGELES, Jan. 22 – Robert K. Beausoleil, charged with murder in the death of Malibu musician Gary Hinman, asked Los Angeles Superior Court Judge William B. Keene Wednesday to switch his retrial to San Francisco or Sacramento counties. Keene […]

Linda Tells Her Fear of Manson

LOS ANGELES, Jan. 21 – Linda Kasabian, seven months pregnant, appeared in Los Angeles Superior Court Tuesday in an unsuccessful bid for release on bail and claimed through her lawyers she accompanied the Charles Manson clan in the Sharon Tate […]

Victim’s Parents Sue Manson

LOS ANGELES, Jan. 21 – A $5 million wrongful death suit has been filed against Charles Manson and four other members of his hippie cult indicted for the Sharon Tate murders by the parents of one of the victims. Mr. […]

Defendant Kasabian Faces Trial – No Bail

LOS ANGELES, Jan. 21 – A judge denied Tuesday motions for dismissal of murder and conspiracy charges against Linda Kasabian, one of six persons accused in the killings of actress Sharon Tate and others. He also declined to set bail […]

Manson Now A Cleancut Hippie

LOS ANGELES, Jan. 19 – Bearded hippie cult leader Charles Manson, charged with instigating the murders of actress Sharon Tate and six others, is now clean-shaven hippie cult leader Charles Manson. Manson shaved his beard after asking for a safety […]

Manson Told To Hire Own Private Eye

LOS ANGELES, Jan. 17 – If Charles Manson wants to use a private investigator, he is going to have to pay for one himself, it was ordered Friday. Manson is charged with conspiracy and murder in the Tate and La […]

Refuses To Drop Murder Charge Linked to ‘Family’

LOS ANGELES, Jan. 16 – A Superior Court judge yesterday refused to dismiss a murder charge against Robert Kenneth Beausoleil, who has been linked with the “family” of accused Tate-LaBianca slayer Charles Manson. Judge William B. Keene continued until today […]

Manson Wins Several Motions

LOS ANGELES, Jan. 16 – Cult leader, Charles M. Manson, accused in the Sharon Tate multiple killings, came to court for the first time as his own attorney wearing a red velveteen shirt and an embroidered vest. He carried a […]

Hinman Stabbing: Murder Trial Challenge Loses

LOS ANGELES, Jan. 16 – A motion to dismiss a murder charge against Robert K. Beausoleil, a former member of the hippie cult implicated in the Tate-LaBianca slayings, was denied Thursday in Superior Court. Beausoleil, 21, is accused of the […]

Manson Chats With Judge On Defense

LOS ANGELES, Jan. 15 – “You know, judge, like sometimes I wonder if you know what is going on,” said Charles Manson. “Sometimes I wonder, too.” said Superior Court Judge George M. Dell. It was a storybook setting in the […]

Manson Gets Delay in Tate Killing Plea

LOS ANGELES, Jan. 14 – Persuasive, bearded Charles Manson, accused killer of actress Sharon Tate and six others, today won a two-week continuance before entering his plea, but was denied the use of a battery of “jailhouse attorneys” to help […]

A Lesson From Charles Manson

LOS ANGELES, Jan. 13 – Charles Milles Manson is accused of leading the pack that committed a vicious, nearly unimaginable crime — the bizarre murder of five persons. Aside from the brutality of the crime, there are two aspects about […]

Manson Ends Hunger Strike at County Jail

LOS ANGELES, Jan. 12 – Charles Manson, accused mastermind of the seven Tate-LaBianca slayings, skipped breakfast and lunch in a “hunger strike” Sunday but abruptly ended it when dinner was served. Manson, 35, the bearded leader of a hippie cult […]

The ‘Manson Family’ Murders

LOS ANGELES, Jan. 11 – Last month when the grand jury here indicted a motley group of hippies — most of them girls — for the senseless slaughter of film actress Sharon Tate and six others, the public became progressively […]

‘Guilty’ Verdict Before Trial

LOS ANGELES, Jan. 10 – “The news media have already executed and buried me,” says Charles Manson, head of the hippie clan charged with responsibility for the gruesome murders of actress Sharon Tate and four of her friends. Quite a […]

Hippie Leader Was Vague Says Atkins

LOS ANGELES, Jan. 10 – Hippie leader Charles Manson never directly ordered his “family” to murder actress Sharon Tate and her house guests or a supermarket owner and his wife, reliable sources said Friday night. The sources, who have had […]

Tate Massacre By The Book?

LOS ANGELES, Jan. 9 – There is compelling evidence that the murder of actress Sharon Tate and at least six others were part of a grotesque, psychotic drama improvised by Charles Manson from a novel he read over and over. […]

Girl With Accent Answers — After Hinman Killed

LOS ANGELES, Jan. 8 – The parade swung down Santa Monica’s palm-lined Ocean Avenue that Sunday, July 27. I watched eagerly for my boys — the Bag Pipers of the Nicherin Shoshu, the American Buddhist movement in which I am […]

Tate Suspect Will Be Given Sanity Test

LOS ANGELES, Jan. 7 – A court-appointed psychiatrist will examine the youngest defendant in the Sharon Tate-LaBianca slayings to determine if she was sane at the time of the crimes and sane now. The psychiatrist was appointed Tuesday by Superior […]

Hunt Fails for Cult ‘Victim’

CHATSWORTH, Jan. 7 – A three-day search for the remains of missing cowboy-stuntman Donald O’Shea at a movie ranch northwest of the San Fernando Valley ended fruitlessly Tuesday. O’Shea, feared slain at the hands of the Charles Manson hippie cult […]