A parole panel refused an emotional bid by former Charles Manson follower Leslie Van Houten to release her from prison 44 years after she participated in a notorious set of murders.
California Gov. Jerry Brown has denied parole for a former Charles Manson follower who has served more than 40 years in prison.
The 77-year-old had said he did not plan to attend the hearing Wednesday, even though it could be his last opportunity to ask for freedom.
The man sentenced to life in prison for kidnapping, raping and holding Jaycee Dugard captive for 18 years arrived at a state prison Thursday, where he will have some notorious neighbors.
Cult killer Charles Manson has been caught with a smuggled prison cell phone for the second time.
A Southern California lawmaker plans to re-introduce legislation next week that would make it a felony for anyone caught delivering a cell phone to a state prisoner.
One of California’s most infamous prisoners has been communicating from behind prison walls making calls and sending texts with a cell phone smuggled into his cell.