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Willie Jessop

Town once run by polygamist leader Warren Jeffs is sharply divided

The sister towns of Hildale, Utah, and Colorado City, Arizona, are split between loyalists who still believe Warren Jeffs is a victim of religious persecution and... Read more »

Jan. 23, 2015

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Update expected on polygamous board

A Utah judge is set to discuss the progress of forming a board that would oversee the redistribution of about 750 homes and parcels of property in Warren Jeffs'... Read more »

June 13, 2014

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Former Jeffs bodyguard offer winning bid at FLDS auction

Property once belonging to FLDS church leader Warren Jeffs now belongs to his former bodyguard. Willie Jessop won the property for $3.6 million during an auction in... Read more »

April 25, 2013

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Takeover of polygamous community beset by conflict

Utah filed a plan Friday for appointing a board of trustees that will turn homes, land and farms owned by a polygamous sect into private ownership. Read more »

April 13, 2013

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Judge OKs board to oversee FLDS property redistribution

The resolution of a lengthy legal battle over homes and land owned by a Utah-based polygamous sect crept forward Tuesday, when a Utah judge gave initial approval for... Read more »

March 5, 2013

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State planning to bow out of complex FLDS trust fund

Eight years after Utah took control of assets belonging to a Utah-based polygamous sect, it is now trying to figure out how to return them. Read more »

Feb. 15, 2013

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