Bruce Wisan

  • Blogs

    April 21, 2008

    Short Creek redux? Colorado City historian Ben Bistline on the FLDS, Warren Jeffs, and Yearning for Zion.

    Yearning for Zion? Yearning for the light of day is more like it... With shades of Roman Grant's nefarious Juniper Creek Compound on HBO's Big Love and echoes of Arizona Governor Howard Pyle's disastrous 1953 raid on Short Creek, Arizona -- the community that became polygamist haven Colorado City ... More >>

  • News

    April 13, 2006

    Authorities Swarm Polygamists

    State and federal law enforcement launches a multifaceted campaign against fugitive fundamentalist Mormon Prophet Warren Jeffs and his followers

  • News

    February 23, 2006

    Rogue Cops

    The police force in Polygamyland helps fugitive Prophet Warren Jeffs and his cult break the law

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    December 29, 2005

    Plundering the Faithful

    Polygamists continue to pipe big money to their fugitive prophet as their towns face financial ruin

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    November 10, 2005

    Wanted: Armed and Dangerous

    As the FBI chases polygamist Prophet Warren Jeffs, work continues 24/7 on his religion's foreboding new Texas capital

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    September 22, 2005

    Under Siege

    Polygamists are barricading their homes in the midst of mounting legal assaults by authorities