Stories tagged: cult
Wed., Feb. 1, 2017, 4:18 p.m.
Parole recommended for follower of Charles Manson
A parole panel on Wednesday recommended the release of a former follower of cult leader Charles Manson after California governors blocked four previous parole recommendations.
UPDATED: Wed., Jan. 25, 2017, 10:47 p.m.
Sex crime victim from ‘maidens’ cult files lawsuit targeting River Road Fellowship elders who relocated to Spokane
After a decade of sexual abuse at the hands a religious cult leader, Lindsay Tornambe hopped an eastbound train out of Spokane in 2010 and fled her life as a …
Sat., Jan. 7, 2017, 5:40 p.m.
Charles Manson back at Central California prison after hospital stay
Cult leader Charles Manson is back in a Central California prison after a reported hospital stay for an unspecified medical problem.
Wed., Oct. 14, 2015, 4:48 p.m.
Police: Brothers were beaten in church to make them confess
NEW HARTFORD, N.Y. – Two teenage brothers were brutally beaten in church – one fatally – in an effort by their parents, sister and other members to get them to …
Wed., April 16, 2014, 9:15 a.m.
WSP asking for tips to capture accused cultist, sex offender
A minister accused of sexual misconduct with young women is thought to have settled near Spokane. The Washington State Patrol is asking anyone with information about Victor Barnard’s whereabouts to …
UPDATED: Tue., April 15, 2014, 11:16 p.m.
Minnesota cult leader may be in Spokane
Minnesota cult leader may be hiding out in Spokane
Sun., March 30, 1997, midnight
Mass Suicide ‘A Good Way To Get Rid Of A Few Nuts,’ Turner Says
Fri., Dec. 22, 1995, midnight
Swiss Police Say Sect Members Missing
At least 18 people linked to a doomsday sect at the center of a mysterious mass murder-suicide in Switzerland and Canada last year are missing, police said Thursday. Police in …
Tue., Oct. 31, 1995, midnight
Japanese Sect Faces Disbanding
A court on Monday ordered the disbandment of the religious sect suspected of organizing the nerve gas attack on the Tokyo subway system. The ruling sets the stage for the …
Fri., April 14, 1995, midnight
Police Conduct Massive Manhunt For Japanese Sect Leaders, Arrest 2 Group Suspected In Gas Attack; Strict Security Ordered In Tokyo
Sect official Kiyohide Nakada, left, in police car after his arrest Thursday. Photo by Associated Press
Fri., March 17, 1995, midnight
Murder Charges Filed In Sect Exorcism Rite
Five members of a religious sect have been charged with murder in the death of a woman who police said was beaten in an attempt to drive demons from her …