The Texas ranch where followers of imprisoned polygamist Warren Jeffs lived in near isolation was seized by state agents, nearly six years after FBI agents raided the property and removed hundreds of children amid child sex abuse allegations.
When word spread eight years ago that a polygamist sect had settled in a remote corner of Texas, many in the town of Eldorado were nervous.
Since authorities swarmed the polygamist ranch of sect leader Warren Jeffs, state prosecutors have spent more than $4.5 million racking up convictions.
Imprisoned polygamous sect leader Warren Jeffs has filed a handwritten motion seeking a new Texas trial after being convicted and sentenced to life in prison on child sex assault charges.
Polygamist leader Warren Jeffs has been sentenced to life in prison for sexually assaulting two underage followers that he took as brides.
A Texas jury has heard an audiotape of convicted polygamist leader Warren Jeffs preparing at least four underage girls to have sex with him.
Warren Jeffs documented everything he did — every marriage he performed, ever young woman he wed and even his intimate moments.
The child sexual assault case against polygamist leader Warren Jeffs has gone to the jury. He faces up to life in prison.
Prosecutors in Texas have rested their child sexual assault case against polygamist religious leader Warren Jeffs.
Prosecutors played an audio recording of polygamist leader Warren Jeffs instructing his 14-year-old “spiritual wife” on how to please him sexually.
Polygamist leader Warren Jeffs says God demands the removal of the Texas judge overseeing his child sex assault case.
Polygamist religious leader Warren Jeffs has broken hours of silence in a West Texas courtroom with a lengthy sermon defending plural marriage.