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Prophet in Need of Attorney
Jeffs can't delay trial until he finds counsel
"...Will Warren Jeffs, the imprisoned polygamist prophet of the Mormon breakaway sect the Fundamentalist Church of Jesus..."

Jan. 5, 2011 News Post by Jordan Smith

Hundreds of Children Removed From FLDS Compound
State officials descend on West Texas polygamist sect after allegations of abuse
"...State officials have removed 416 children from the gated Yearning for..."

April 11, 2008 News Feature by Jordan Smith

Polygamous Prophet Update: Jeffs Found Guilty of Being Rape Accomplice
Warren Jeffs nailed for role in arranging and carrying out marriage of 14-year-old to her cousin
"...favorite polygamist prophet, Warren Jeffs, 51, the imprisoned leader of the Mormon breakaway sect the Fundamentalist Church of Jesus..."

Oct. 5, 2007 News Feature by Jordan Smith

'Modern-Day Lynching' of a Prophet
Jury selection begins in Texas case for Warren Jeffs
"...Jury selection in the trial of Warren Jeffs, the polygamist prophet of the Mormon breakaway..."

July 29, 2011 News Feature by Jordan Smith

FLDS Hearings Turn on Ages of Mothers
Fallout from West Texas raid continues
"...week will preside over so-called "60-day hearings" for each of the 463 children seized from the West Texas compound..."

May 23, 2008 News Feature by Jordan Smith

The Children Are Suffering for the Misdeeds of Men
"...Ms. Payne [“Postmarks,” April 18] that the state's handling of the situation in Eldorado, Texas, has been disastrous for..."

April 17, 2008 Postmarks

Meet the New Neighbors
A fugitive sect of Mormon polygamists is building a home – and an end-time temple – in the West Texas town of Eldorado
"...The town of Eldorado, Texas, seat of Schleicher County, flanks State Highway..."

July 29, 2005 News Feature by Jordan Smith

That Fighting Spirit
Sons of Perdition
"...Leaving the nest is a rite of passage for most young adults, but what happens when..."

Oct. 22, 2010 Screens Feature by Kimberley Jones

Jane Doe No. 4 Testifies Against Polygamist Prophet Warren Jeffs
"...records as Jane Doe No. 4, the alleged victim of a "spiritual marriage" arranged and presided over by polygamist..."

Nov. 22, 2006 News Post by Jordan Smith

Southwest Theatre Productions' Exit 27
At its heart, Aleks Merilo's play about boys exiled from their cultlike church is about mind control
"...vast, lonely place. Big enough to capture any number of secrets and hide them well. Some secrets, however, fight..."

Jan. 29, 2016 Arts Review by Shanon Weaver

Prophet Jeffs Will Stand Trial
"...4, “expressed her disdain, reluctance, opposition and total dislike of sexual relations,” Utah District Judge James Shumate ruled Dec...."

Dec. 19, 2006 News Post by Jordan Smith

God's Work
Legal Problems of the FLDS
"...In the last few years, the Fundamentalist Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and its..."

July 29, 2005 News Feature by Jordan Smith

FLDS Bride Says Attorney Should Shut Up
Daughter of polygamist prophet Warren Jeffs tells her attorney to "shut your mouth" and stop talking crap about her "spiritual" marriage
"...A report filed in the San Angelo court of District Judge Barbara Walther says that evidence collected by..."

July 21, 2008 News Post by Jordan Smith

State Seeks to Seize FLDS Compound
Abbott going after Jeffs' West Texas land
"...Attorney General Greg Abbott this morning announced that his office has initiated proceedings to seize West Texas land owned..."

Nov. 28, 2012 News Post by Jordan Smith

Prophet Fires Attorney...Again
A strategy to avoid July trial?
"...little more than two weeks until the expected start of his trial on sexual assault charges, Warren Jeffs, the..."

July 8, 2011 News Post by Jordan Smith

Jeffs Trial: Keepin' It Weird
Prophet says only he can provide a "pure" defense
"...Believe it or not, the trial of Warren Jeffs, the prophet of the polygamist Mormon breakaway..."

July 29, 2011 News Post by Jordan Smith

Polygamist Prophet Update
Jeffs back in court this week
"...Warren Jeffs, the imprisoned prophet of the polygamist Mormon breakaway sect the Fundamentalist Church of..."

Feb. 3, 2011 News Post by Jordan Smith

Jeffs Headed Back to Texas?
Utah judge signs polygamist prophet's extradition papers
"...two convictions for rape-as-accomplice, a Utah judge has signed off on Texas' bid to get Jeffs back to the..."

Aug. 11, 2010 News Post by Jordan Smith

Committee Considers FLDS Raid
Invited testimony today related to last year's raid in Eldorado
"...related to the state's response last spring to allegations of abuse inside the West Texas compound of the Mormon..."

April 14, 2009 News Post by Jordan Smith

Sex Abuse Investigation Inside FLDS' Texas Compound
"...State and local officers have set up a series of roadblocks around the..."

April 4, 2008 News Post by Jordan Smith

Guilty
Prosecutors will seek max punishment for prophet
"...Polygamist prophet Warren Jeffs, head of the Mormon breakaway sect the Fundamentalist Church of Jesus..."

Aug. 5, 2011 News Post by Jordan Smith

Last FLDS Custody Case Closed
Polygamist prophet's child bride is moving in with her aunt
"...After more than a year of legal wrangling, the massive child protection action taken against..."

July 30, 2009 News Post by Jordan Smith

More Trouble for Polygamist Prophet Jeffs
Warren just can't catch a break, can he? First its a conviction for rape-as-accomplice, then charges of incest, and now bigamy? Sheesh, being a prophet ain't what it used to be.
"...Imprisoned polygamist prophet Warren Jeffs, leader of the Mormon breakaway sect the Fundamentalist Church of Jesus..."

Aug. 25, 2008 News Post by Jordan Smith

Polygamous Prophet Update
Court hears testimony of alleged victim of "spiritual marriage" arranged and presided over by Warren Jeffs
"...records as Jane Doe No. 4, the alleged victim of a "spiritual marriage" arranged and presided over by polygamist..."

Dec. 1, 2006 News Feature by Jordan Smith

Polygamist Prophet Sighting
Warren Jeffs spotted in FLDS stronghold Colorado City, Ariz.
"...Wanted man Warren Jeffs, fugitive leader of the polygamist Fundamentalist Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day..."

June 23, 2006 News Feature by Jordan Smith

Polygamous 'Prophet' Update
Jeffs still at large, but apparently communicating with his flock
"...Fugitive, fundamentalist-Mormon, polygamous "prophet" Warren Jeffs is still on the loose..."

Sept. 30, 2005 News Feature by Jordan Smith

Naked City
Fugitive fundamentalist Mormon leader possibly spotted in Florida
"...to the FBI, polygamist "prophet" Warren Jeffs – head of the Fundamentalist Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints,..."

Sept. 2, 2005 News Feature by Jordan Smith

More-Bizarre-Than-Usual FLDS Update
"Prophet" sued again; and West Texas crematorium rumors
"..."M.J." is suing fugitive "prophet" Warren Jeffs, the leader of the breakaway sect of polygamist Mormons known as the..."

Dec. 23, 2005 News Feature by Jordan Smith

FLDS First Family Update
Warren Jeffs' nephew caught en route to Texas; possibly "The Prophet" is here?
"...The strange saga of self-proclaimed "prophet" Warren Jeffs, fugitive leader of the Fundamentalist..."

Nov. 11, 2005 News Feature by Jordan Smith

But Texas Wants You Anyway
Warren Jeffs resists extradition
"...that would bring him here for trial. Jeffs, leader of the breakaway Mormon sect the Fundamentalist Church of Jesus..."

Sept. 10, 2010 News Feature by Jordan Smith

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