New investigations into FLDS Church members, prosecutor says

Warren Jeffs A Utah Attorney has a series of criminal investigations under way into members of the Fundamentalist Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, the polygamous sect led by jailed cult leader Warren Jeffs.

Authorities in Texas have begun sharing some of the billions of pages of evidence seized in an April, 2008 raid on the sect’s ranch. [Read more...]

Arizona House rejects bill to disband Colorado City police

Colorado City State Attorney General Tom Horne had championed the bill, saying Colorado City officers who are members of the Fundamentalist Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints flout the law and are simply replaced by other followers of imprisoned FLDS leader Warren Jeffs if removed individually. [Read more...]

Warren Jeffs appeals conviction, threatens God’s wrath if he’s not freed

Warren Jeffs Cult leader Warren Jeffs has filed an appeal for his release. The appeal is in the form of three ‘revelations from Jesus Christ.’

The revelations threatens God’s “full whirlwind judgements” if he and other imprisoned leaders of the polygamous FLDS sect are not released. [Read more...]

Aerial photographs reveal additional buildings at FLDS Amphitheater

FLDS amphitheater A new set of aerial photos shows a couple of new buildings at the amphitheater under construction at the FLDS’ Yearning for Zion Ranch in Texas.

There is speculation that the amphitheater will serve as a baptismal site. [Read more...]

Exiled FLDS father granted more time with estranged children

Lorin Holm An exiled former member of the polygamous Fundamentalist Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints was granted increased visitation rights with his estranged children, including overnight custody, Friday during a 5th District Court hearing.

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FLDS sect member’s conviction upheld

Raymond Merrill Jessop A Texas appeals court has upheld the conviction of a member of the polygamous Fundamentalist Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints who entered into a spiritual marriage with a 15-year-old girl in 2004 at the sect’s Yearning For Zion Ranch.

Raymond Merrill Jessop was sentenced to 10 years in prison and an $8,000 fine. [Read more...]

Jailed cult leader Warren Jeffs issues new ‘revelation’; gets phone privileges restored

Warren Jeffs Trying to keep up the appearance that he is a ‘prophet from God,’ Warren Jeffs has issued another ‘revelation’ regarding impending dissasters.

The cult leader also has had his prison phone privileges restored. [Read more...]