Whitmer Kidnapping Plot Trial Symbol Of Discord In West MichiganFour men described by prosecutors as radicals who schemed to kidnap Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer are on trial in a federal courthouse named for Gerald R. Ford, a political Mr. Nice Guy revered for moderation and bridge-building after the Watergate scandal.
Lawyer: FBI Lured Men Into Gov. Whitmer Kidnap PlotOpening statements started Wednesday in the trial of four men who prosecutors say plotted to kidnap Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer in 2020 because they were angry about pandemic restrictions she imposed.
Jury Picked For Alleged Plot To Kidnap Michigan Gov. WhitmerProsecutors have said the men were angry over the Democratic governor's pandemic restrictions and that they will present secret recordings and other evidence, including of a trip to check Whitmer’s vacation home and training with weapons and explosives.
Jury Selection Starts In Whitmer Kidnapping Plot TrialJury selection began Tuesday in a trial that could last more than a month in federal court in western Michigan.
A Look Into Charges At Whitmer Kidnapping Plot TrialFour members of anti-government groups are facing trial this week on federal charges accusing them in a chilling plot to abduct Michigan's Democratic governor, Gretchen Whitmer, in 2020.
Trial Next For 4 Men Accused In Whitmer Kidnapping PlotJury selection begins Tuesday in the trial of four men who are accused of conspiring to snatch Gov. Gretchen Whitmer in a stunning scheme to retaliate against her stay-home policies and other COVID-19 restrictions during the early months of the pandemic.
Alleged Whitmer Kidnap Plot Signals Violent Shift, Experts SayIn contrast to militants from before, who mostly avoided bloodshed with the horrific exception of the Oklahoma City bombing, some modern successors have taken a more radical and potentially violent turn.
Spring Break Could Affect Jury Pool In Whitmer Kidnap TrialSpring break could affect the makeup of the jury in the upcoming trial of four men accused of conspiring to kidnap Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer, a judge said Friday.
Judge Won't Dismiss Charges Ahead Of Whitmer Kidnap Plot TrialA judge rejected claims of entrapment Tuesday and declined to dismiss charges ahead of a March trial against five men accused of trying to kidnap Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer.