A third defendant charged in both the Oregon and Nevada standoffs involving the Bundy family has agreed to plead guilty in the Oregon case.
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PORTLAND, Ore. — A military veteran accused of taking leadership roles in two armed standoffs involving federal authorities pleaded guilty Tuesday in Oregon to a conspiracy charge and is expected to do the same involving charges in Nevada, prosecutors said.
The upcoming trial for Ammon Bundy and others charged in the occupation of an Oregon bird sanctuary will remain in Portland.
Choosing secrecy over transparency, a federal judge has issued a protective order withholding the bulk of the government’s evidence from the public in the Bunkerville standoff case.
Ryan Payne, a key defendant in the Nevada and Oregon armed takeovers involving the Bundy family, is pleading guilty in the Oregon case, according to court documents.
A federal judge indicated Tuesday she is close to deciding whether to withhold government evidence from the public in the criminal case stemming from the 2014 Bunkerville standoff.
Nationally known lawyer Larry Klayman has asked a federal appeals court to overrule a Nevada judge who refused to allow him to defend rancher Cliven Bundy in the Bunkerville standoff case.
Blaine Cooper, a Bundy family bodyguard, pleaded guilty Thursday in Oregon in connection with his role in the armed takeover of a government wildlife refuge there.
The Bundys and more than a dozen other defendants are scheduled for trial in September on charges stemming from the January takeover of the Malheur National Wildlife Refuge.
A federal judge Friday allowed the Las Vegas Review-Journal and other media to formally oppose a government push to withhold evidence from the public in the criminal case stemming from the Bunkerville standoff.
An Arizona tattoo artist pleaded guilty Wednesday to federal charges in the Oregon’s ranching standoff case. Brian Cavalier, a bodyguard for standoff leader Ammon Bundy and his father Cliven Bundy, pleaded guilty to conspiracy and possessing a gun in a federal facility. Cavalier admitted in federal court in Portland that he conspired with others to impede Interior Department employees from doing their jobs at the refuge near Burns.
Last votes were coming in Tuesday in a recall election for a judge in the sparsely populated Oregon countywhere armed militants took over a federal wildlife refuge earlier this year.
An inactive explosive was placed against the door and William Keebler was handed a remote detonation device and pushed it several times, according to the FBI.
Two years after withdrawing from the Gold Butte area amid a 2014 standoff with the Bundy family, the federal government is moving back into the expansive stretch of desert 110 miles east of Las Vegas.
Federal prosecutors oppose separate trials for Nevada rancher Cliven Bundy, his four sons and 10 other defendants charged in the 2014 armed Bunkerville standoff.
Nevadans love their open space and public lands, favor renewable energy and are less likely to vote for a candidate who supported Bunkerville rancher Cliven Bundy in his 2014 standoff with federal authorities.
The former director of the U.S. Bureau of Land Management “stood to benefit personally” in 2012 when he tried to fast-track the sale of federal land in Henderson to a stadium developer, according to a government investigation report released Tuesday.
A dozen of the 19 defendants charged in the 2014 armed Bunkerville standoff, including Nevada rancher Cliven Bundy and four of his sons, say they don’t want to be tried as a group.
The Las Vegas Review-Journal’s lawyer chided federal prosecutors in court documents late Thursday for trying to block its bid to oppose government secrecy in the Bunkerville standoff case.
The Bureau of Land Management’s top lawman during the 2014 standoff with rogue rancher Cliven Bundy has been tapped to oversee security for agency’s facilities nationwide.
Chief U.S. District Judge Gloria Navarro said Wednesday she will not remove herself from the criminal case stemming from the 2014 armed standoff with law enforcement near Bunkerville.
Federal prosecutors filed court papers Tuesday ripping into the efforts of Cliven Bundy and his lawyers to disqualify Chief U.S. District Judge Gloria Navarro from his criminal case.
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