Willie Jessop

South Dakotans believe FLDS group wants to expand

An FLDS leader wants to double the amount of water available to the group's compound in South Dakota, prompting concern by neighbors and law enforcement about a... Read more »

March 19, 2015


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


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


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


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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