Interviews with Teens from Alamo Ministries

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Court upholds suit’s dismissal in Alamo case

8th Circuit finds for state agency

A federal appeals court Wednesday upheld the dismissal of the Tony Alamo Christian Ministries’ lawsuit against the state Department of Human Services — but for…

January 12, 2012

Alamo lawyer says sex claim wasn’t proved

He tells appeals panel girls traveled for many reasons

Echoing arguments made during evangelist Tony Alamo’s criminal trial last year, an attorney told a panel of appeals court judges Tuesday that prosecutors faile…

September 22, 2010

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Alamo mattresses in limbo

Donated Tempur-Pedics were bought, sold for profit

Not long after members of the Tony Alamo Christian Ministries bought a sprawling, weathered building in Booneville that once housed a comb and bowling ball fac…

September 13, 2010

Demand that parents quit Alamo jobs upheld

3 judges back terms set to get kids back

Upholding a judge’s orders concerning children removed from the Tony Alamo Christian Ministries, the Arkansas Court of Appeals ruled Wednesday that requiring t…

April 15, 2010

Alamo parents plan to appeal

Severed rights affect 13 youths

An advocate for members of the Tony Alamo Christian Ministries called a judge’s decision to sever the parental rights of several of those members a “tragedy” a…

January 31, 2010

Court hears calls by Alamo from jail

At issue:Are parents fit to get kids back, or do they obey leader still?

During a hearing Wednesday on the custody status of children removed from the Tony Alamo Christian Ministries, child welfare officials played recordings of eva…

January 28, 2010

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Alamo, 75, gets 175 years

Evangelist ‘wed’ girls young as 8

A judge Friday sentenced evangelist Tony Alamo to 175 years in prison, saying it was “hard to imagine” the damage inflicted on the young girls the preacher too…

November 14, 2009

Judge awards custody in Alamo case

Over the objections of the children's father, a judge on Tuesday awarded custody of three children who were removed from the Tony Alamo Christian Ministries to…

September 2, 2009

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Guilty Alamo hears 'bye, bye' outside court

He says he's another prophet going 'to jail for the Gospel'

A jury Friday found evangelist Tony Alamo guilty on 10 counts of taking underage girls across state lines for sex, a verdict that prosecutors said will mean he…

July 25, 2009

In Alamo case, plan on video approved

Mom to ask that Web site pull it

TEXARKANA - A judge Thursday approved an agreement requiring the mother of a 16-year-old member of the Tony Alamo Christian Ministries to take steps to have a …

January 9, 2009