Stories tagged: cult
Wed., July 25, 2018
The last six members of a Japanese doomsday cult who remained on death row were executed Thursday for a series of crimes in the 1990s including a sarin gas attack …
Wed., Dec. 6, 2017
The body of murder mastermind Charles Manson was barely cold when competing bids began for his remains and belongings among relatives and longtime associates.
UPDATED: Sun., Nov. 19, 2017
Cult leader Charles Manson, whose followers killed actress Sharon Tate and six others in 1969, has died. He was 83.
Wed., Feb. 1, 2017
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
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
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
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
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
Minnesota cult leader may be hiding out in Spokane
Sun., March 30, 1997
Fri., Dec. 22, 1995
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
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
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
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 …