Texas attorney general seeks to seize polygamist ranch

By the CNN Wire Staff
updated 10:09 AM EST, Thu November 29, 2012

(CNN) -- The Texas Attorney General's Office said Wednesday that it has started legal proceedings to seize the 1,600-acre ranch where prosecutors say polygamist sect leader Warren Jeffs and others sexually abused children.

Greg Abbott's office said the move marks the final chapter of a nearly five-year effort to pursue widespread criminal misconduct charges at the Yearning for Zion ranch near Eldorado, Texas....