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Warren Jeffs arrives to hear the verdict against him September 25, 2007 in St. George, Utah. (credit: Jud Burkett-Pool/Getty Images)

Texas Out To Seize Warren Jeffs’ Polygamist Ranch

The state of Texas is trying to seize ownership of Warren Jeffs’ polygamist ranch where prosecutors say the convicted sect leader and a dozen followers sexually assaulted children.

11/28/2012

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North Texas Pilot Allegedly Had 2 Wives

Police say a North Texas pilot has been charged with bigamy after remarrying on the same day he filed for divorce from his first wife.

10/18/2012

Warren Jeffs looks over at the jury during his trial on September 25, 2007 in St. George, Utah. (credit: Douglas C. Pizac-Pool/Getty Images)

State Drops Bigamy Charges Against Jeffs

The Texas attorney general’s office has dropped bigamy charges against imprisoned polygamist leader Warren Jeffs.

10/18/2012

Warren Jeffs looks over at the jury during his trial on September 25, 2007 in St. George, Utah. (credit: Douglas C. Pizac-Pool/Getty Images)

$4.5 Million Spent On Texas FLDS Prosecution

Since authorities swarmed the polygamist ranch of sect leader Warren Jeffs, state prosecutors have spent more than $4.5 million racking up convictions.

04/04/2012

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Former FLDS Leader Sentenced To 10 Years Jail

A jury sentenced Wendell Loy Nielsen to 10 years in prison on Friday, two days after he was convicted on three counts of bigamy.

03/30/2012

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Former Polygamist Leader To Be Sentenced For Bigamy

A former counselor to polygamist sect leader Warren Jeffs faces up to 10 years in prison after his conviction for bigamy.

03/29/2012

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Jury Finds Former Polygamist Leader Guilty Of Bigamy

A West Texas jury has found Wendell Loy Nielsen, a former lieutenant to polygamist sect leader Warren Jeffs, guilty of bigamy.

03/28/2012

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Texas Jury Deliberates In Polygamist Leader’s Trial

Jurors resume deliberations in the trial of a former lieutenant to polygamist sect prophet Warren Jeffs accused of illegally taking multiple wives.

03/28/2012

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Former FLDS Leader’s Trial Starts In West Texas

The bigamy trial of Wendell Loy Nielsen, a former lieutenant to polygamist sect leader Warren Jeffs, is set to begin in West Texas.

03/22/2012

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Former FLDS Leader To Go On Trial For Bigamy

A former lieutenant to polygamist sect leader Warren Jeffs will go on trial in West Texas for bigamy charges.

03/21/2012