Warren Jeffs http://www.deseretnews.com/home/ Warren Jeffs en-us Copyright 2014, Deseret News Publishing Company Sat, 26 Jul 2014 00:00:01 MDT Sat, 26 Jul 2014 00:04:13 MDT Newspapers http://blogs.law.harvard.edu/tech/rss FLDS leader Warren Jeffs hospitalized in Texas http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865598855/FLDS-leader-Warren-Jeffs-hospitalized-in-Texas.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865598855/FLDS-leader-Warren-Jeffs-hospitalized-in-Texas.html Warren Jeffs, the leader of a Utah-based polygamist sect who's serving a life sentence in prison, was hospitalized for a... Mon, 17 Mar 2014 15:37:41 MDT Former Jeffs bodyguard offer winning bid at FLDS auction http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865578988/Former-Jeffs-bodyguard-offer-winning-bid-at-FLDS-auction.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865578988/Former-Jeffs-bodyguard-offer-winning-bid-at-FLDS-auction.html Property once belonging to FLDS church leader Warren Jeffs now belongs to his former bodyguard. Willie Jessop won the... Thu, 25 Apr 2013 19:23:30 MDT Lesson from Waco: Religion matters when dealing with the nonconventional http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865578565/Lesson-from-Waco-Religion-matters-when-dealing-with-the-nonconventional.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865578565/Lesson-from-Waco-Religion-matters-when-dealing-with-the-nonconventional.html Mention Waco, Texas, to almost anyone, and one of three story lines emerges from the standoff between a religious sect and... Thu, 18 Apr 2013 22:05:00 MDT Judge OKs board to oversee FLDS property redistribution http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865574911/Judge-OKs-board-to-oversee-FLDS-property-redistribution.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865574911/Judge-OKs-board-to-oversee-FLDS-property-redistribution.html The resolution of a lengthy legal battle over homes and land owned by a Utah-based polygamous sect crept forward Tuesday,... Tue, 05 Mar 2013 15:30:00 MST State planning to bow out of complex FLDS trust fund http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865573304/State-planning-to-bow-out-of-complex-FLDS-trust-fund.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865573304/State-planning-to-bow-out-of-complex-FLDS-trust-fund.html Eight years after Utah took control of assets belonging to a Utah-based polygamous sect, it is now trying to figure out how... Fri, 15 Feb 2013 16:25:00 MST Texas out to seize Warren Jeffs' polygamist Yearning for Zion Ranch http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765616586/Texas-out-to-seize-Warren-Jeffs-polygamist-Yearning-for-Zion-Ranch.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765616586/Texas-out-to-seize-Warren-Jeffs-polygamist-Yearning-for-Zion-Ranch.html Texas wants ownership of Warren Jeffs' massive polygamist ranch where prosecutors say the convicted sect leader and his... Wed, 28 Nov 2012 00:00:00 MST Jeffs FLDS doomsday prophecy and business closures cause concern http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865567009/Jeffs-FLDS-doomsday-prophecy-and-business-closures-cause-concern.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865567009/Jeffs-FLDS-doomsday-prophecy-and-business-closures-cause-concern.html There's mystery, worry, and new indications of turmoil among followers of imprisoned polygamist leader Warren Jeffs. At least... Fri, 16 Nov 2012 19:30:32 MST FLDS members build giant tower, only to tear it down http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865559317/FLDS-members-build-giant-tower-only-to-tear-it-down.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865559317/FLDS-members-build-giant-tower-only-to-tear-it-down.html Thu, 19 Jul 2012 19:20:35 MDT Warren Jeffs chooses 15 to father future FLDS children, sources say http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865557719/Warren-Jeffs-chooses-15-to-father-future-FLDS-children-sources-say.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865557719/Warren-Jeffs-chooses-15-to-father-future-FLDS-children-sources-say.html From his Texas prison, polygamous sect leader Warrent Jeffs has issued an edict, 15 chosen men will father all future... Tue, 19 Jun 2012 10:23:19 MDT Ex-FLDS bodyguard Willie Jessop wins case by default http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765582025/Ex-FLDS-bodyguard-Willie-Jessop-wins-case-by-default.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765582025/Ex-FLDS-bodyguard-Willie-Jessop-wins-case-by-default.html A former bodyguard and spokesman for imprisoned polygamist sect leader Warren Jeffs has won a multimillion-dollar judgment... Sat, 09 Jun 2012 15:58:05 MDT Colorado City police bill fails in Arizona House http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765574004/Colorado-City-police-bill-fails-in-Arizona-House.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765574004/Colorado-City-police-bill-fails-in-Arizona-House.html Arizona lawmakers have rejected a revived proposal to allow Mohave County officials to abolish the police department in a... Sat, 05 May 2012 23:05:37 MDT Key witness in FLDS trials spoke out 'for those who have no voice' http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865553901/Key-witness-in-FLDS-trials-spoke-out-for-those-who-have-no-voice.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865553901/Key-witness-in-FLDS-trials-spoke-out-for-those-who-have-no-voice.html Wed, 11 Apr 2012 22:46:26 MDT Ex-polygamist leader guilty of bigamy http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765564034/Ex-polygamist-leader-guilty-of-bigamy.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765564034/Ex-polygamist-leader-guilty-of-bigamy.html Wed, 28 Mar 2012 23:34:47 MDT Utah appeals order to pay debts to FLDS trust http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765558795/Utah-appeals-order-to-pay-debts-to-FLDS-trust.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765558795/Utah-appeals-order-to-pay-debts-to-FLDS-trust.html Sun, 11 Mar 2012 22:46:22 MDT Utah appeals order to pay debts to FLDS trust http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865551659/Utah-appeals-order-to-pay-debts-to-FLDS-trust.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865551659/Utah-appeals-order-to-pay-debts-to-FLDS-trust.html Tue, 06 Mar 2012 17:21:41 MST Utah appeals order to pay debts to FLDS trust http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865551658/Utah-appeals-order-to-pay-debts-to-FLDS-trust.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865551658/Utah-appeals-order-to-pay-debts-to-FLDS-trust.html Tue, 06 Mar 2012 17:21:16 MST Judge gives Utah 90 days to pay bill to managers of sect's land trust http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765551754/Judge-gives-Utah-90-days-to-pay-bill-to-managers-of-sects-land-trust.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765551754/Judge-gives-Utah-90-days-to-pay-bill-to-managers-of-sects-land-trust.html A judge has given Utah's attorney general 90 days to pay off more than $5.5 million in debts incurred by managers of a... Sat, 18 Feb 2012 16:00:00 MST Jeffs ex-bodyguard claims FLDS leader retaliation http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700223955/Jeffs-ex-bodyguard-claims-FLDS-leader-retaliation.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700223955/Jeffs-ex-bodyguard-claims-FLDS-leader-retaliation.html Fri, 10 Feb 2012 12:50:09 MST Arizona bill targets police in FLDS border town http://www.deseretnews.com/article/705399005/Arizona-bill-targets-police-in-FLDS-border-town.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/705399005/Arizona-bill-targets-police-in-FLDS-border-town.html Wed, 08 Feb 2012 16:41:56 MST Arizona bill targets police in polygamist enclave http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700223363/Arizona-bill-targets-police-in-polygamist-enclave.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700223363/Arizona-bill-targets-police-in-polygamist-enclave.html A bill advancing in the Arizona Legislature would abolish the police department in Colorado City, a northern Arizona... Wed, 08 Feb 2012 15:53:19 MST Unusual building under construction at FLDS Texas ranch http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700221790/Unusual-building-under-construction-at-FLDS-Texas-ranch.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700221790/Unusual-building-under-construction-at-FLDS-Texas-ranch.html Fri, 03 Feb 2012 14:43:20 MST Imprisoned Warren Jeffs imposes change on polygamous sect http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700215685/Imprisoned-Warren-Jeffs-imposes-change-on-polygamous-sect.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700215685/Imprisoned-Warren-Jeffs-imposes-change-on-polygamous-sect.html Polygamist sect leader Warren Jeffs may be serving a life-plus-20-year sentence in a Texas prison, but his grip on most of... Sun, 15 Jan 2012 10:58:02 MST Imprisoned polygamist leader Warren Jeffs calls himself LDS Church president http://www.deseretnews.com/article/705397161/Imprisoned-polygamist-leader-Warren-Jeffs-calls-himself-LDS-Church-president.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/705397161/Imprisoned-polygamist-leader-Warren-Jeffs-calls-himself-LDS-Church-president.html Imprisoned polygamist leader Warren Jeffs gave himself a new title on one of his latest pronouncements. Tue, 10 Jan 2012 18:52:24 MST Warren Jeffs' phone privileges suspended http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700213718/Warren-Jeffs-phone-privileges-suspended.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700213718/Warren-Jeffs-phone-privileges-suspended.html Texas corrections officials said Monday that imprisoned polygamist sect leader Warren Jeffs will be without phone privileges... Mon, 09 Jan 2012 22:33:20 MST Warren Jeffs issues revelations amid new allegations of girls being 'held' by FLDS http://www.deseretnews.com/article/705396823/Warren-Jeffs-issues-revelations-amid-new-allegations-of-girls-being-held-by-FLDS.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/705396823/Warren-Jeffs-issues-revelations-amid-new-allegations-of-girls-being-held-by-FLDS.html As Warren Jeffs issues a stream of 'revelations,' tensions rise and new allegations emerge Wed, 04 Jan 2012 19:53:02 MST Sex banned until Warren Jeffs' prison walls crumble, FLDS relatives say http://www.deseretnews.com/article/705396590/Sex-banned-until-Warren-Jeffs-prison-walls-crumble-FLDS-relatives-say.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/705396590/Sex-banned-until-Warren-Jeffs-prison-walls-crumble-FLDS-relatives-say.html Polygamist leader Warren Jeffs has banned followers from having sex until his apocalyptic release from prison Fri, 30 Dec 2011 17:43:41 MST Convicted polygamist may have broken phone rules http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700211008/Convicted-polygamist-may-have-broken-phone-rules.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700211008/Convicted-polygamist-may-have-broken-phone-rules.html Texas prison officials are investigating whether convicted polygamist sect leader Warren Jeffs violated his inmate telephone... Thu, 29 Dec 2011 16:37:25 MST Judge holds firm on $5.5M FLDS debt settlement http://www.deseretnews.com/article/705395462/Judge-holds-firm-on-55M-FLDS-debt-settlement.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/705395462/Judge-holds-firm-on-55M-FLDS-debt-settlement.html A judge won't reconsider an order directing the state of Utah to pay more than $5.5 million in debts owed by a communal trust... Wed, 07 Dec 2011 12:12:11 MST Purge of nonbelievers under way in FLDS towns http://www.deseretnews.com/article/705395371/Purge-of-nonbelievers-under-way-in-FLDS-towns.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/705395371/Purge-of-nonbelievers-under-way-in-FLDS-towns.html A new crackdown on followers of Warren Jeffs by his own lieutenants and a ban on everyday items such as children's toys have... Mon, 05 Dec 2011 21:07:06 MST Ex-polygamous sect spokesman Willie Jessop convicted of contempt http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700201073/Ex-polygamous-sect-spokesman-Willie-Jessop-convicted-of-contempt.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700201073/Ex-polygamous-sect-spokesman-Willie-Jessop-convicted-of-contempt.html A southern Utah judge has found the former spokesman for the polygamous sect led by Warren Jeffs guilty of a contempt of... Thu, 24 Nov 2011 13:21:34 MST Warren Jeffs predicts death and destruction to the U.S. from prison http://www.deseretnews.com/article/705394308/Warren-Jeffs-predicts-death-and-destruction-to-the-US-from-prison.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/705394308/Warren-Jeffs-predicts-death-and-destruction-to-the-US-from-prison.html Apparent prophecies from imprisoned FLDS Church leader Warren Jeffs warning of the destruction of America were delivered to... Mon, 14 Nov 2011 17:29:22 MST Utah charges dismissed against Warren Jeffs http://www.deseretnews.com/article/705394003/Utah-charges-dismissed-against-Warren-Jeffs.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/705394003/Utah-charges-dismissed-against-Warren-Jeffs.html A judge dismissed rape charges against Fundamentalist LDS Church leader Warren Jeffs Wednesday, following a motion filed by... Wed, 09 Nov 2011 11:43:07 MST Former polygamist bishop convicted of performing illegal wedding ceremony http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700195680/Former-polygamist-bishop-convicted-of-performing-illegal-wedding-ceremony.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700195680/Former-polygamist-bishop-convicted-of-performing-illegal-wedding-ceremony.html Mon, 07 Nov 2011 22:34:56 MST FLDS man sent to prison for bigamy, child sex assault http://www.deseretnews.com/article/705393555/FLDS-man-sent-to-prison-for-bigamy-child-sex-assault.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/705393555/FLDS-man-sent-to-prison-for-bigamy-child-sex-assault.html A judge has sentenced a follower of polygamist leader Warren Jeffs to seven years in prison for bigamy and child sex assault. Tue, 01 Nov 2011 16:11:55 MDT Former FLDS bishop goes on trial in Texas http://www.deseretnews.com/article/705393446/Former-FLDS-bishop-goes-on-trial-in-Texas.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/705393446/Former-FLDS-bishop-goes-on-trial-in-Texas.html A former bishop accused of marrying an underage girl to polygamous group leader Warren Jeffs goes on trial this week in Texas. Mon, 31 Oct 2011 11:33:00 MDT Woman who fled polygamist sect safe with family http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700191565/Woman-who-fled-polygamist-sect-safe-with-family.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700191565/Woman-who-fled-polygamist-sect-safe-with-family.html SALT LAKE CITY — Authorities say a woman who fled a polygamous community run by jailed sect leader Warren Jeffs is now... Tue, 25 Oct 2011 22:15:03 MDT Polygamist appealing sex conviction seeks hearing http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700188107/Polygamist-appealing-sex-conviction-seeks-hearing.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700188107/Polygamist-appealing-sex-conviction-seeks-hearing.html A follower of jailed polygamous sect leader Warren Jeffs is asking a Texas court to rehear an appeal of his conviction on... Fri, 14 Oct 2011 16:23:54 MDT Authorities help woman leave Utah polygamous sect http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700187380/Authorities-help-woman-leave-Utah-polygamous-sect.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700187380/Authorities-help-woman-leave-Utah-polygamous-sect.html Utah authorities have helped a woman leave a polygamous community run by jailed sect leader Warren Jeffs along the... Wed, 12 Oct 2011 13:26:22 MDT Authorities help woman leave Utah polygamous sect http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700187352/Authorities-help-woman-leave-Utah-polygamous-sect.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700187352/Authorities-help-woman-leave-Utah-polygamous-sect.html Utah authorities have helped a woman leave a polygamous community run by jailed sect leader Warren Jeffs along the... Wed, 12 Oct 2011 11:45:20 MDT Warrant issued for former bodyguard of Warren Jeffs http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700184026/Warrant-issued-for-former-bodyguard-of-Warren-Jeffs.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700184026/Warrant-issued-for-former-bodyguard-of-Warren-Jeffs.html A judge issued an arrest warrant Wednesday for a man who once worked as a bodyguard for polygamous sect leader Warren Jeffs. Fri, 30 Sep 2011 22:53:57 MDT Warren Jeffs out of hospital, heads to another prison http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700181602/Warren-Jeffs-out-of-hospital-heads-to-another-prison.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700181602/Warren-Jeffs-out-of-hospital-heads-to-another-prison.html HUNTSVILLE, Texas — Polygamist sect leader Warren Jeffs was en route to a Texas state prison Tuesday night following... Thu, 22 Sep 2011 22:18:07 MDT Warren Jeffs seeks new Texas trial with handwritten motion http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700177013/Warren-Jeffs-seeks-new-Texas-trial-with-handwritten-motion.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700177013/Warren-Jeffs-seeks-new-Texas-trial-with-handwritten-motion.html Imprisoned polygamous sect leader Warren Jeffs has filed a handwritten motion seeking a new trial in Texas after he was... Wed, 07 Sep 2011 16:03:34 MDT "Awake and alert' Warren Jeffs moved to prison hospital http://www.deseretnews.com/article/705389994/Awake-and-alert-Warren-Jeffs-moved-to-prison-hospital.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/705389994/Awake-and-alert-Warren-Jeffs-moved-to-prison-hospital.html Tue, 30 Aug 2011 16:27:21 MDT Warren Jeffs sedated, responsive, should recover http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700174919/Warren-Jeffs-sedated-responsive-should-recover.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700174919/Warren-Jeffs-sedated-responsive-should-recover.html Tue, 30 Aug 2011 09:25:35 MDT FLDS leader Warren Jeffs hospitalized in medically induced coma http://www.deseretnews.com/article/705389913/FLDS-leader-Warren-Jeffs-hospitalized-in-medically-induced-coma.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/705389913/FLDS-leader-Warren-Jeffs-hospitalized-in-medically-induced-coma.html Tue, 30 Aug 2011 01:19:31 MDT Polygamist leader Jeffs hospitalized after fasting http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700174689/Polygamist-leader-Jeffs-hospitalized-after-fasting.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700174689/Polygamist-leader-Jeffs-hospitalized-after-fasting.html Imprisoned polygamist sect leader Warren Jeffs is hospitalized in critical condition after telling corrections officers he's... Mon, 29 Aug 2011 13:11:22 MDT Convicted polygamist leader hospitalized in Texas http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700174661/Convicted-polygamist-leader-hospitalized-in-Texas.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700174661/Convicted-polygamist-leader-hospitalized-in-Texas.html Polygamist leader Warren Jeffs has been hospitalized after not eating or drinking enough since his recent conviction on child... Mon, 29 Aug 2011 10:36:24 MDT FLDS appeal based on '08 raid denied http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700174293/FLDS-appeal-based-on-08-raid-denied.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700174293/FLDS-appeal-based-on-08-raid-denied.html AUSTIN, Texas — A state appeals court has upheld the conviction of a polygamous sect member who argued that the massive... Sat, 27 Aug 2011 22:19:56 MDT