Jeffs, a bishop in the Fundamentalist Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, had escaped after being arrested for alleged food-stamp fraud last year.
For the first time, members of the country's most notorious polygamist colony were found guilty of taking their 13-year-old daughter to the US for sexual purposes.
With British Columbia polygamists on trial, we spoke to a woman who left the church but fought to keep her family together.
Bountiful, British Columbia, has been in the news for an ongoing child trafficking trial, but the fundamentalist Mormon settlement is also home to a small group of women leaders who defy stereotypes.
In Utah, members of the Kingston Clan blend into contemporary society—but the Mormon group openly practices polygamy and incest and exploits its members financially. We spoke to former members to uncover what it's like to grow up in the religious sect...
VICE meets three young women who explain why they left Warren Jeffs's Fundamentalist Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints and talk about the struggle to build a new life.
Inside the investigation into the cross-border pipeline used to transport the underage wives of FLDS leader Warren Jeffs.
FLDS cult leader Lyle Jeffs escaped from house arrest last month; according to police, he may have gotten away with the help of a popular cooking agent.
Even though prosecutors argued that the cult elder, Lyle Jeffs, was a flight risk, a Salt Lake City judge allowed him to be confined under house arrest.
Members of the Fundamentalist Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints have been accused of a host of offenses over the years—including sexual assault, religious discrimination, and fraud. Two lawsuits brought to court this year could finally...
In the polygamist cult of the Fundamentalist Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, cousins were encouraged to marry in order to preserve certain bloodlines. Years of inbreeding have resulted in children born with serious birth defects.
We spoke to a woman who escaped the polygamist Mormon cult about the church's alleged welfare fraud currently under investigation by the FBI.