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.
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.
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.
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.
The Texas attorney general’s office has dropped bigamy charges against imprisoned polygamist leader Warren Jeffs.
A convicted polygamist leader serving life in prison for sexual assault of two girls has told another Texas court to release him.
Since authorities swarmed the polygamist ranch of sect leader Warren Jeffs, state prosecutors have spent more than $4.5 million racking up convictions.
A jury sentenced Wendell Loy Nielsen to 10 years in prison on Friday, two days after he was convicted on three counts of bigamy.
A Texas jury that found a former polygamist leader guilty of bigamy is expected to begin deciding his punishment.
A Texas court has dismissed the appeal of Warren Jeffs after the convicted polygamist sect leader made almost no progress on his case.
A former counselor to polygamist sect leader Warren Jeffs faces up to 10 years in prison after his conviction for bigamy.
A West Texas jury has found Wendell Loy Nielsen, a former lieutenant to polygamist sect leader Warren Jeffs, guilty of bigamy.