Law enforcement officials were preparing on Friday to sweep a wildlife refuge in Oregon for explosives and evidence a day after the last holdouts in a protest over federal control of Western land surrendered, ending a six-week armed standoff.
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The revolution ended not in a hail of bullets but with a cookie and a smoke. The FBI agents who had surrounded an Oregon wildlife refuge responded with "Hallelujah."
A Nevada lawmaker known more for her controversial comments than political prowess has again thrust herself into the national spotlight.
A six-count criminal complaint was filed Thursday in Las Vegas against Bunkerville rancher Cliven Bundy stemming from the April 2014 armed standoff with federal law enforcement officers.
Cliven Bundy, the father of the man who helped start the protest at a federal wildlife refuge in Oregon, was arrested by the FBI late Wednesday night in Portland.
The jailed leader of the occupation of a wildlife refuge in Oregon has called on elected officials from mostly Western states to voice support for free speech and civil disobedience and to visit their constituents in federal custody.
Just before Nevada rancher Cliven Bundy led a horseback procession to escort Robert LaVoy Finicum's casket from his Mormon church memorial service Friday, two of Finicum's daughters made an emotional plea for a "private, independent investigation" into his shooting death by Oregon state police.
Nevada brothers Ammon and Ryan Bundy and 14 others have been indicted by a federal grand jury in the armed takeover of a federal wildlife refuge in eastern Oregon.
At a court hearing on Wednesday for Ammon Bundy and other defendants, prosecutors revealed they had obtained a grand jury indictment against 16 people, including the defendants, said Bundy's attorney Mike Arnold.
Ammon Bundy, the rancher who led an armed occupation of a federal wildlife refuge in Oregon, abruptly reversed course Tuesday and withdrew a request to be released from custody as he awaits trial on a felony conspiracy charge, court papers showed.
The halls of the Lloyd D. George U.S. Courthouse were quiet Saturday, but the two dozen protesters who lined the sidewalk outside 333 Las Vegas Boulevard South felt no need to deliberate.
Hundreds of angry protesters shouted at each other Monday on the steps of the local courthouse in a town deeply divided by the monthlong armed occupation of a nearby wildlife refuge by anti-government extremists.
Armed with American and Gadsden flags, various signs and the horns of their pickups, dozens of demonstrators took to the streets Saturday night in protest of the FBI presence in Burns, Ore.
As four armed anti-government protesters held their ground at a U.S. wildlife refuge in Oregon on Friday, the family of a protester killed by police said he seemed to have been shot in the back with his hands up, although authorities said he was reaching for a gun.
One of the four militia members still holed up at a federal wildlife refuge in Oregon said through a YouTube video Friday that every occupier must receive a pardon before they'll leave.
Nearly all the armed protesters who had overtaken a U.S. wildlife refuge in southeast Oregon have cleared out following the shooting death of an outspoken member and repeated calls from their jailed leader to stand down.
An attorney for Ammon Bundy said the protest leader wants the remaining occupiers of an Oregon wildlife refuge to stand down and go home.
A timeline of the feud between the Bundy family and the Bureau of Land Management.
A government official representing northwest Arizona said cattle rancher Robert "LaVoy" Finicum wanted to go out in a blaze of glory, given his contempt for grazing fees collected by the Bureau of Land Management.
The government waited patiently for an opportunity to end the situation peacefully. A break came Tuesday night when Ammon Bundy, the group's leader, was arrested along with six others
Hours after a man was shot dead and his sons were arrested in Oregon, defiant rancher Cliven Bundy discussed the incident in an exclusive video interview with the Las Vegas Review-Journal.
A person was killed as authorities moved in to arrest Ammon Bundy and Ryan Bundy, the leaders of the armed occupation of a federal wildlife refuge in Oregon, the FBI and Oregon State Police said Tuesday.
A community meeting slated Monday night in Burns, Oregon to discuss the ongoing standoff with an armed militia group occupying a federal wildlife refuge has been canceled over concerns for public safety.
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