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Texas DPS Seizes Polygamist Group’s Secluded Ranch

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.

04/17/2014

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)

Polygamist Leader Jeffs Hospitalized

The Texas Department of Criminal Justice said that polygamist sect leader Warren Jeffs was hospitalized for a condition that is not life threatening. He is in stable condition.

03/17/2014

Warren Jeffs (center) is held by two Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department SWAT officers during his extradition hearing in Las Vegas Justice Court. (credit: Getty Images/Ethan Miller)

Polygamist Sect Fears Dwindle In Texas Town

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.

12/03/2012

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

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)

Polygamist Leader Seeks Texas Prison Release

A convicted polygamist leader serving life in prison for sexual assault of two girls has told another Texas court to release him.

04/27/2012

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

West Texas Jury Ready To Sentence Polygamist Leader

A Texas jury that found a former polygamist leader guilty of bigamy is expected to begin deciding his punishment.

03/30/2012

Warren Jeffs (center) is held by two Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department SWAT officers during his extradition hearing in Las Vegas Justice Court. (credit: Getty Images/Ethan Miller)

Texas Court Dismisses Appeal Of FLDS Leader Jeffs

A Texas court has dismissed the appeal of Warren Jeffs after the convicted polygamist sect leader made almost no progress on his case.

03/29/2012

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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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