Adam Fox and Barry Croft "wanted to set off a second American civil war," prosecutors said in their closing arguments.
Michigan Medical Students Walked Out Of Their White Coat Ceremony In Protest Of An Anti-Abortion Speaker
“This is not simply a disagreement on personal opinion; through our demand we are standing up in solidarity against groups who are trying to take away human rights and restrict medical care."
Kristina Karamo, who has falsely said that Donald Trump won the 2020 election, is now the Republican nominee for Michigan secretary of state.
A Stunning Surprise In The Michigan Kidnapping Case Calls The Government’s Domestic Terror Strategy Into Question
In one of the nation’s most important domestic terrorism trials, the government’s single-minded pursuit of a conviction speaks volumes — about way more than just this one case.
Prosecutors accused Stephen Robeson of being a “double agent.” Now he’s threatening to plead the Fifth.
Prosecutors called a critical witness, a confidential informant who infiltrated the militant groups the defendants belonged to.
The Stakes Are High As The Michigan Kidnapping Trial Begins And The Government Is Leaving Nothing To Chance
The four defendants in the case claim entrapment and potentially face life in prison if convicted.
Three Michigan Kidnapping Suspects Said They Were Entrapped. A Judge Said They Have To Stand Trial Anyway.
The three defendants, members of the Wolverine Watchmen, are charged with providing material support to terrorism. Their trial is now set for September.
Kaleb Franks has agreed to plead guilty to kidnapping conspiracy and to testify that there was no FBI entrapment in the case.
Defense attorneys had worried that a gun possession charge might cause Stephen Robeson to plead the Fifth in the trial of the men accused of plotting to kidnap Michigan’s governor.
Defendants won’t be able to ask Jayson Chambers about his security firm, Exeintel, and they can’t ask his partner, Henrik Impola, about perjury allegations.
The accused say they were entrapped, but a judge warned them that will be a high legal bar to clear.
The FBI Knew Exactly What Its “Double Agent” Was Doing, Says A Defendant In The Michigan Kidnapping Case
Prosecutors say the informant’s statements should be barred from court, but defense attorneys have other ideas.
The claim is the latest complication in a high-profile case that once seemed like a slam dunk.
They say agent Jayson Chambers' business, Exeintel, created a potential “conflict of interest” in the investigation of their clients, who are accused of plotting to kidnap the state’s governor.
Even while he was assisting the FBI, Stephen Robeson allegedly used a fake charity to defraud a Wisconsin couple out of an SUV.
Richard Trask, who had been the public face of the high-profile investigation, was fired by the FBI following his July arrest. He is one of three agents in the Whitmer kidnapping case whom the government will no longer call as witnesses.
Henrik Impola had been accused of perjury in a different case. Prosecutors called the allegation “unfounded” but said he wouldn’t be a witness when the trial begins in March.
The FBI Investigation Into The Alleged Plot To Kidnap Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer Has Gotten Very Complicated
The case seemed like a lock — until an informant and one FBI agent were charged with crimes, another was accused of perjury, and a third was found promoting a private security firm. And that wasn’t all.
Guidance Counselors Sent The Alleged Michigan School Shooter Back To Class Before The Attack. The Superintendent Says They Didn’t Have All The Facts.
The counselors “did not have all the facts we now know,” Superintendent Tim Throne wrote in a letter to the Oxford community.
"These charges are intended to hold the individuals who contributed to this tragedy accountable, and also send the message that gun owners have a responsibility," the county prosecutor said.
Law enforcement officials said evidence recovered from the suspected shooter's cellphone includes a video the teen made of himself where "he talked about shooting and killing students the next day."
Students Tate Myre, Hana St. Juliana, Madisyn Baldwin, and Justin Shilling were killed Tuesday. Seven others were injured, some of them critically.
“They unhesitatingly committed the charged crimes with no prodding or encouragement from [the informant] or the FBI agents assigned to this case. Any argument to the contrary is ridiculous.”
Stephen Robeson of Wisconsin, who helped infiltrate the alleged conspiracy, will serve two years of probation for a separate gun possession charge.
Citing a BuzzFeed News article, they claim data could help determine whether an FBI agent controlled the @ravagiing account, which appeared to tweet about the case while it was still secret.
Lawyers In Michigan Kidnapping Case Are Seeking Information About An FBI Agent’s Internet Intelligence Company
To pursue their entrapment defense, the defendants seek information about an agent whose business ties emerged in a recent BuzzFeed News article.
A Right-Wing Troll Appears To Have Tweeted About An FBI Investigation Into The Michigan Kidnapping Plot Before It Went Public
Adding to the confusion, one of the lead FBI agents in the case is listed as the owner of an “internet intelligence company” for which the troll claims to be CEO. No one is talking.
Prosecutors say Ty Garbin, the only defendant in the alleged scheme to kidnap Gov. Gretchen Whitmer to have pleaded guilty and agreed to cooperate with the investigation, will be a “star witness” in the upcoming trial.
The alleged assault happened after the couple had an argument about a swingers event they had attended earlier that night.