July 23, 2008 A grand jury in El Dorado, Texas, has indicted polygamist leader Warren Jeffs and a group of his followers on charges related to sexual assault of a child. They're members of the Fundamentalist Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints. The group's ranch was raided earlier this year.
July 10, 2008 FLDS leader Warren Jeffs was transferred from prison to a medical facility on Tuesday after appearing "lethargic." On Wednesday, Jeffs was escorted from the hospital and taken to an airport.
July 9, 2008 Officials are providing scant information about why FLDS leader Warren Jeffs was transferred Tuesday from jail in Mohave County, Ariz., to a Las Vegas hospital.
November 21, 2006 Polygamist prophet Warren Jeffs appears at a preliminary hearing in Utah today. Jeffs is the biggest target yet in a two-state crackdown on the persistent practice of polygamy. The leader of the nation's largest polygamous group faces two counts of being an accomplice to rape.
September 1, 2006 Polygamy prophet Warren Jeffs will be housed in a correctional facility named Purgatory. It turns out that, but for a quirk of history, it could have easily been named Hell.
May 4, 2005 A polygamist sect known as the FLDS is building a new settlement in the rural Texas town of Eldorado. Locals are weighing their distrust of plural marriage and other sect practices with the powerful belief that people who move to West Texas should be free to live as they please.
May 3, 2005 For years, isolation kept the law away from the polygamous towns of Colorado City, Ariz., and Hildale, Utah. But now, Arizona and Utah officials are investigation allegations of young girls being forced to marry old men, sexual crimes against minors, domestic violence, welfare fraud and tax evasion.
May 3, 2005 In 2002, Warren Jeffs succeeded his father Rulon as prophet of the FLDS. Jeffs is said to keep a tight grip on the polygamous community, using wives as rewards for loyalty among followers.