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Why we won’t let Charles Manson die

<b>Charles Manson (AP)</b><p>The Family has been central to the construction of American identity from the last days of the ’60s through now<p>Jeffrey Melnick<p>July 4, 2018 7:00pm (UTC)<p>Excerpted with permission from Creepy Crawling: Charles Manson and the Many Lives of America’s Most Infamous Family by Jeffrey …

Los Angeles

For families of Manson victims, 'We went from "Happy Days" to hell in one weekend'

When he was a kid, Lou Smaldino loved spending time at his grandmother's home, rolling down the hill in the front yard with the other grandkids at her Los Feliz home.<p>When he and his first wife got married, they lived in a small house behind his grandmother's garage. His grandmother would bring over …

Remembering Charles Manson's victims: Rich, famous, fringe and random

In the dearly five decades since the notorious murders stunned Los Angeles, there has been endless fascination and revulsion surrounding Charles Manson and his cult “family.”<p>And Manson did not fade quietly during his decades behind bars, but continued to make headlines with interviews, bad conduct …

Crime

Charles Manson, one of nation's most infamous mass killers, dead at 83

<i>Corrections & Clarifications: A previous version of this story incorrectly identified Charles Manson's grandson. Jason Freeman is the son of Charles Milles Manson Jr.</i><p>Charles Manson, wild-eyed leader of a cult "family" who killed seven people in a bloody rampage in Los Angeles that shocked the …

Abounding Love Ministries

About Charles<br>How I Met Manson<br>Helter Skelter<br>Why the Crimes?<br>FAQs<br>What People Say<br>How To Be Involved<br>Contact Charles<p>Will You Die For Me?<p>"A riveting story …

Charles Manson, leader of murderous '60s cult, dead at 83

<b>(CNN) —</b> Charles Manson, the wild-eyed 1960s cult leader whose followers committed heinous murders that terrorized Los Angeles and shocked the nation, died Sunday of natural causes, according to the California Department of Corrections. He was 83.<p>The diminutive and charismatic Manson orchestrated a …

Crime

Charles Manson, Mass Murderer Who Twisted Beatles Lyrics, Is Dead

Charles Manson, a failed musician who nevertheless made several notable connections in classic rock before orchestrating one of the nation's most …

Crime

California board grants parole to Manson disciple Leslie Van Houten

A California board granted parole Wednesday to Charles Manson disciple Leslie Van Houten in the 1969 cult killings of grocer Leno LaBianca and his wife, Rosemary LaBianca.<p>Van Houten, 68, was the youngest of Manson's followers. The session with the parole board took place at the California …

Charles Manson: How Cult Leader’s Twisted Beatles Obsession Inspired Family Murders

Charles Manson had an easy explanation for why he ordered the deaths of the family of Leno LaBianca and residents at Sharon Tate’s house at the hands …

helter

The Practical Case for Parole for Violent Offenders

The American criminal justice system is exceptional, in the worst way possible: It combines exceptionally coercive plea bargaining, exceptionally long sentences, exceptionally brutal prison conditions and exceptionally difficult obstacles to societal re-entry.<p>This punitiveness makes us stand out as …

California Governor Denies Parole for Manson Family Member Bruce Davis

California governor Jerry Brown denied parole for Manson Family member Bruce Davis, despite a parole board recommending the 74-year-old man’s release …

Crime

Serial Killer Cinema: 13 Films Based On Charles Manson And The Manson Family Murders

While so much of the 1960s counterculture preached peace and love — particularly in California — lifelong criminal turned hippie cult leader Charles …

Horror

Why members of the Manson family still don't deserve parole after murdering my sister

My sister, actress Sharon Tate, was murdered on Aug. 9, 1969. Sharon was eight months pregnant. Patricia Krenwinkel and other followers of Charles Manson broke into her home and killed everyone there in a horribly brutal manner. The next night, the Manson "family" again chose another home at random …

Charles Manson, seriously ill, taken from prison to California hospital

Infamous cult leader Charles Manson, whose followers carried out a series of grisly murders in 1969, is being treated at a California hospital after …

Crime

This Manson family member is the longest-serving woman in California prisons. Will she get parole?

Confined to a California prison since 1971, former Manson family member and convicted murderer Patricia Krenwinkel is now the longest-serving female inmate in the state's correctional system.<p>On Thursday, the 69-year-old will have a chance at freedom when a review board considers whether to …

Crime

Where are they now? Charles Manson's 'family,' decades after horrific murders

In the summer of 1969, Charles Manson and his murderous “family” went on a rampage in Los Angeles that left nine people dead. Victims of the so-called Tate-LaBianca murders included actress Sharon Tate (wife of director Roman Polanski) and Los Feliz residents Leno and Rosemary LaBianca.<p>Here’s where …

Facebook launches Marketplace, a friendlier Craigslist

450 million people already visit “buy and sell” Groups on Facebook each month, and now the company is launching a whole tab in its app dedicated to peer-to-peer shopping.<p>Facebook Marketplace lets you browse a relevancy-sorted feed of things to buy from people who live nearby, and quickly list your …

Social Media

Viewability has much more gray area than you realize [Study]

<b>Perfect viewability should be your goal, right? Not necessarily, according to new research that highlights the fact that viewability isn’t quite that</b> …

IAB

The Brain of a Serial Killer

Share this infographic on your site!<p>Embed this infographic on your site!<p>The editors at Best Counseling Degrees decided to research the topic of:<p>A …

NBC Will Replace Ads With Content Paid for by American Express

NBC Universal will replace advertising on some shows next week with content paid for by American Express Co., another sign of how programmers are …

Advertising

Google Removes Right Hand Sidebar Ads by @DustyVegas

Starting today, Google will begin phasing out the right hand gutter ads.The post Google Removes Right Hand Sidebar Ads by @DustyVegas appeared first …

The 2016 Social Media Image Sizes Cheat Sheet [INFOGRAPHIC] by @AkiLiboon

Here's a handy cheat sheet that shows all the social media image sizes in one infographic-- keep it handy!The post The 2016 Social Media Image Sizes …

Google to match Facebook by giving advertisers better data targeting

Google is about to give brands a new way to target their own customers with ads across its platform, opening a marketing opportunity already offered …

AdTech

Little-known facts about the Manson murders

<b>Los Angeles (CNN) —</b> The case stunned the nation. The chilling details and callousness of the crime still shock and fascinate people more than four decades later.<p>On June 16, 1970, Charles Manson and three of his followers -- Susan Atkins, Patricia Krenwinkel and Leslie Van Houten -- went on trial in …

Crime

The Unfortunate Consequences Of Ignoring Links

Think it's enough to have great content and great PR? Think again. Columnist Andrew Dennis explores some high-profile examples of missed …

What Google’s New Cross-Device Benchmarks Actually Mean For Advertisers

In late 2013, Google introduced cross-device conversions as part of the launch of Estimated Total Conversions. I’ve always thought it was a huge leap …

Charles Manson wedding off after it emerges that fiancee Afton Elaine Burton 'just wanted his corpse for display'

Serial killer Charles Manson's supposed budding romance with a woman 53 years his junior has been allegedly exposed as a money-making …