Seven men purportedly linked to a paramilitary group called the Wolverine Watchmen were charged in state court last week with providing material support for terrorist acts.
By Associated Press
An FBI agent testified during a court hearing in Michigan that members of anti-government paramilitary groups discussed kidnapping Virginia's governor during a June meeting in Ohio.
By David Eggert, Kathleen Foody, Associated Press
Among the armed protesters who rallied at the Michigan Capitol against Gov. Gretchen Whitmer’s coronavirus lockdown this past spring were some of the men now accused in stunning plots to kidnap her, storm the Capitol and start a “civil war.”…
By David Eggert, Associated Press
The alleged plot to kidnap Michigan's governor has put a focus on the security of top state officials, who have been the subject of threats and protests across the country this year.
By Geoff Mulvihill, Associated Press
By David Eggert, Ed White, Associated Press
Authorities said the plots were stopped with the work of undercover agents and informants. The men were arrested Wednesday night.
The FBI says it has broken up an alleged plot by violent extremists in Michigan to kidnap Gov. Gretchen Whitmer and overthrow the state government. The shocking revelation included details of a plan to storm the state capitol that started…
By Grant Schulte, Associated Press
State and federal authorities said earlier in the day that agents have foiled a stunning plot to kidnap Whitmer. They have announced charges in an alleged scheme that involved months of planning and even rehearsals to snatch Whitmer at her…
By Ed White, Associated Press
Six people plotted to try to kidnap Michigan Democratic Gov. Gretchen Whitmer at her vacation home, according to a criminal complaint unsealed Thursday.
Whitmer reminded viewers of the country's last economic crisis — the Great Recession — and credited Biden, then the vice president, for joining with President Barack Obama to save the auto sector with a federal bailout.
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