An unoccupied pickup truck on a farm near polygamist enclave Colorado City was blown to bits Sunday evening in an explosion being investigated by federal agents. A commercial explosive like dynamite is believed to have been used in the blast, says Tom Mangan, spokesman for the U.S. Bureau of Alcoho ... More >>
If more than two-thirds of the state House votes in favor of a bill that would rein in corruption in local police forces, you would anticipate that the proposed legislation at least would receive a hearing in the state Senate, wouldn't you? See also: -Eddie Farnsworth Blocked Hearing for Anti-Child ... More >>
Believe it or not, an elected official in Arizona is pleased with something the federal government did.Attorney General Tom Horne handed out his thoughts on the Justice Department's Civil Rights Division suing Colorado City -- the town on the Utah/Arizona border that child rapist Warren Jeffs used t ... More >>
Attorney General Tom Horne's efforts to replace the police force in Colorado City with deputies from the Mohave County Sheriff's Office was killed in the state House yesterday, which turned out to be the last day of the legislative session.Colorado City, for those joining late, is the city on the Ut ... More >>
A bill that would replace local police in Colorado City with deputies from the Mohave County Sheriff's Office was unanimously approved by a state Senate committee this morning.Colorado City, for anyone who doesn't know, is a haven for members of the Fundamentalist Church of Jesus Christ of Latter ... More >>
Janet Heimlich, author of the book Breaking Their Will, will lead a discussion on clergy child-abuse this afternoon.Clergy child-abuse expert Janet Heimlich will be in Scottsdale this afternoon to give a talk about abuse within the Fundamental Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, a fundam ... More >>
Warren Jeffs nephew tells tales on the FLDS church
Phoenix author excoriates polygamy, Fundamentalist Mormonism
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 >>
More than 400 young girls have been freed from the bonds of "spiritual marriage" to older men as the result of a police raid of a polygamist compound operated by the Fundamentalist Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints in San Angelo, Texas.
Polyg Pope Warren Jeffs, Prez of the FLDS Jane Doe is big news today. She's the gal, now 20, who's pointing the finger in what's sure to be the most significant polygamist prosecution case in a generation. Prosecutors in Washington County, Utah allege that polyg pope Warren Jeffs, head of the ... More >>
Inbreeding among polygamists along the Arizona-Utah border is producing a caste of severely retarded and deformed children
Letters from the week of July 17, 2003
Arizona polygamist leaders are using public funds to support religious schools and line their own pockets. The state's done nothing to stop them.