‘Tower Rapist’ to Stay in Prison at Least 3 More Years

Facing broad opposition to his release from prison, the man known as the "Tower rapist" was a no-show at his parole board hearing this week. As a result, he will remain behind bars for at least three more years. Rudolph M. Acosta, 53, waived his right to a ...
Photo of Leslie Van Houten in 1971

Parole Recommended for Manson Follower Leslie Van Houten

LOS ANGELES — A California panel on Wednesday recommended that Charles Manson follower Leslie Van Houten be paroled after serving more than four decades in prison. After a hearing at the women's prison in Corona, California, commissioners of the Board of Pa...