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California governor denies parole for Manson Family member

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - California Governor Jerry Brown denied parole on Friday for a member of the Manson Family cult who was sentenced to life in prison for two murders in the 1970s, saying that he remained a danger to the public. Full story

Parole recommended for ex-Manson follower

  The California Parole Board recommended the release of convicted murderer and Charles Manson disciple Bruce Davis. KNBC’s Robert Kovacik reports.

Green Beret guilty of killing family in 1970 looks to DNA

Jeffrey MacDonald, a clean-cut Green Beret and doctor convicted of killing of his pregnant wife and their two daughters 40 years ago, is getting another chance at trying to prove his innocence. Full story

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Charles Manson being escorted to his arraignment on conspiracy-murder charges in 1969.
Charles Manson being escorted to his arraignment on conspiracy-murder charges in 1969.

A 1969 file photo shows Charles Manson being escorted to his arraignment on conspiracy-murder charges in connection with the Sharon Tate murder case. Forty years ago, Manson "family" members were kids. Vulnerable, alienated, running away from a world wracked by war and rebellion. They turned to a cu

Bruce Davis
Bruce Davis

** FOR RELEASE WEEKEND EDITIONS, AUG. 8-9, AND THEREAFTER **FILE - This undated file photo shows Charles Manson follower Bruce Davis provided by the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation. The Board of Prison Terms unanimously decided Monday, Nov. 20, 2006, that Davis is not suitab