Sarah Childress

Series Senior Editor

In Surprise Ruling, Ammon Bundy Released on House Arrest
Ammon Bundy has been released from prison pending trial for his role in an armed uprising against federal agents in Bunkerville, Nevada in 2014.
November 30, 2017
Bundys’ Trial for Conspiracy in Nevada Standoff Begins
It's the latest chapter in a sprawling case tracing back to the 2014 standoff in Bunkerville, Nevada that has rallied anti-government militias and members of the so-called "Patriot" movement.
October 30, 2017
Jury Returns No Convictions for Four Men in Bunkerville Standoff Case
A jury has dealt another blow to the case against participants in a 2014 armed uprising against federal agents in Bunkerville, Nevada.
August 24, 2017
Stephen Bannon’s Legacy at the Trump White House
From a "war room" in the White House, Bannon worked to promote his worldview of "populist nationalism."
August 18, 2017
Bundy Supporter Sentenced to 68 Years in Bunkerville Case
Burleson is the first of 17 defendants to be convicted and sentenced for his role in the 2014 standoff.
July 27, 2017
Charges for FBI Agent Renew Scrutiny of Elite Team
An FBI agent has been indicted for lying about firing his weapon during the fatal shooting of Robert "LaVoy" Finicum.
June 29, 2017
In Testimony Over Russian Probe, Comey Accuses Trump of Lying
Fired FBI Director James Comey once again commanded the national spotlight Thursday, bluntly accusing President Trump of lying, and trying to interfere with the ongoing probes that have dogged his presidency.
June 8, 2017
A Guide to the New Militia Movement
Across the country, militias have filled their ranks by drawing on populist anger toward the government. They’ve grown savvier, better organized -- and they’ve stepped into the mainstream, with websites, Facebook pages and public events.
May 17, 2017
The Battle Over Bunkerville: The Bundys, the Federal Government and the New Militia Movement
It was the largest armed uprising against the federal government in a generation. Armed militiamen from across the country rallied to the aid of a Nevada ranching family and forced federal agents to back down. But that was only the beginning.
May 16, 2017
New Video Shows Undercover FBI Operation Against Bundy Family
In a never-before-released video, FBI agents posing as documentary filmmakers can be seen running an undercover operation to investigate Ammon Bundy and his family for their role in the 2014 armed standoff with the government in Bunkerville, Nevada.
May 15, 2017
What Jeff Sessions' Police Review Means for Federal Reform
The attorney general's review takes a step toward abandoning the only tool that exists to compel troubled departments to reform.
April 4, 2017