LOS ANGELES Convicted mass murderer Charles Manson was taken from a California prison to a hospital for an undisclosed medical issue on Tuesday, media reported.Manson was seriously ill, a source told the Los Angeles Times, but could not provide further information. TMZ reported that Manson was transported to a hospital in Bakersfield, Calif., about an hour from California State Prison in Corcoran, where he was being held.A spokesman for California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation had no comment, citing inmate privacy issues.Manson, who was sentenced to life in prison, directed his mostly young, female followers known as the Manson Family to murder seven people in August 1969 in what prosecutors said was part of a plan to incite a race war between whites and blacks.
DURHAM The N.C. State Board of Elections issued a press release regarding the Bethesda Ruritan Club precinct in Durham County which ran out of authorization to vote forms Tuesday morning. The five-member State Board […]
RALEIGH The North Carolina Senate took steps on Tuesday to further prevent judges convicted of a felony from collecting taxpayer-funded pensions.Senate Bill 117 would forfeit retirement benefits, except for a return of individual contributions […]
RALEIGH In 2005, House Bill 392 was signed into law by then-Gov. Mike Easley, ending the 6 percent alcohol by volume restriction on beer made or sold in North Carolina. In the 11-and-a-half years […]