Charles Manson follower, murderer, torturer recommended for parole

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — A California parole panel on Thursday recommended for the first time that Charles Manson follower Robert Beausoleil be freed after serving nearly a half-century in prison for murder. Beausoleil, 71, was not involved in the most notorious killings of actress Sharon Tate and six others by the Manson “family” in 1969. He […]

Charles Manson, whose cult slayings horrified world, dies

AP-US-Obit-Charles-Manson-A-Life Nov 20, 2017 7:15AM (GMT 13:15) – 1042 words By JOHN ROGERS ,  Associated Press Eds: Links video. With: US–OBIT-CHARLES MANSON. With AP Photos. Rewrites summary. AP Video. LOS ANGELES (AP) — In the summer of 1969, a scruffy ex-convict with a magnetic hold on young women sent some of his disciples into the […]