Category Archives: Archived News

Fromme Vilified Ford, Friends Say

SACRAMENTO, Sept. 6 — Lynette Fromme watched President Ford on television the night before her assassination attempt and talked with two friends about Mr. Ford being a “dummy, an empty head,” her roommates said Friday. Sandra Good, 31, a member […]

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 Blames His, World Fate on Nixon Policies

LOS ANGELES, Jul. 8 – Convicted murderer Charles Manson has been writing letters to followers blaming his fate, and the world’s, on former President Richard M. Nixon. “He wrote to us and said he was mad at Nixon and we […]

Manson Family Mad at Nixon

SAN FRANCISCO, Jul. 3 – A caller who said she was Sandra Good of the notorious Charles Manson family told UPI Wednesday night, Charles Manson had sent a message from San Quentin Prison to his family for communication to the […]

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 […]

Jury Transcript Shows Basis for Indictments in Farr Case

LOS ANGELES, Jul. 12 – The 1973-74 Los Angeles County Grand Jury chose one version of Vincent Bugliosi’s involvement in handing information to reporter William Farr despite a court gag order over the lawyer’s own sharply different account, and pieced […]

Shinn Arraigned, Denies Perjuring Self in Farr Case

LOS ANGELES, Jul. 9 – Daye Shinn, a defense attorney In the 1970 Charles Manson murder trial, Monday pleaded innocent to charges he committed perjury three times in denying he gave newsman William Farr information despite a court gag order. […]

Judges Defend Jury Probe of Two Lawyers in Manson Case

LOS ANGELES, Jul. 4 – The defunct 1973-74 Los Angeles County Grand Jury spent its final eight days in a controversial investigation, questioned by some as redundant, which resulted in the indictment of two lawyers on perjury charges. The indictments […]

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 […]

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 […]