Category Archives: Archived News

Manson Girl Tries to Shoot President

SACRAMENTO, Sept. 5 — President Ford narrowly escaped an assassination attempt today by a woman follower of convicted murderer Charles Manson. The woman, identified as Lynette Alice (Squeaky) Fromme, 26, stepped from a crowd of onlookers and pointed a loaded […]

Manson Transferred to San Quentin

SAN QUENTIN, Ca., Jun. 12 – Convicted killer Charles Manson has been quietly transferred from Folsom Prison to San Quentin for his own protection, officials said. The transfer took place Friday but was not disclosed until this week. Manson, who […]

Inmate Stunned While Attacking Manson in Prison

FOLSOM, May 14 — One-time cult leader Charles Manson was attacked in an exercise yard of Folsom Prison Tuesday by two fellow inmates, one of them a former follower, a prison spokesman said. A guard broke up the fight by […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

‘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 […]

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 […]