Eldorado (Texas)

  • Blogs

    August 4, 2009

    Polygamist Leader Warren Jeffs Force-Fed in Northern Arizona Jail

    ​We almost forgot about Warren Jeffs when he was thrown in prison to serve two consecutive five-to-life sentences. But his name's bubbled up again. And, this time, it's not connected to the rape or forced marriage of underage girls: Warren Jeffs has decided not to eat. Authorities say Jeff ... More >>

  • 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

    January 26, 2006

    FBI Raids Polygs

    Federal agents descend on fugitive polygamist Prophet Warren Jeffs' followers with 66 subpoenas. Five were served

  • News

    December 29, 2005

    Forbidden Fruit

    Inbreeding among polygamists along the Arizona-Utah border is producing a caste of severely retarded and deformed children

  • News

    April 15, 2004

    Too Little, Too Late

    The governor needs to help abused women and children in Colorado City. Now.