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Prosecutors: Men in gun conspiracy had white supremacy ties

Nov. 20, 2020 7:13 PM EST

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. (AP) — Two men previously charged with conspiring to make and sell illegal firearms also discussed shooting protesters after scouting a Black Lives Matter rally and had participated in live-fire weapons training where participants displayed Nazi symbols, prosecutors said in court...

FILE - This Sept. 22, 2016, file photo taken from video from KTNV 13 Action News shows Conor Climo during an interview while walking a Las Vegas neighborhood, heavily armed.  Climo, a white supremacist who told an undercover FBI agent about his plans to firebomb a synagogue or attack a Las Vegas bar catering to LGBTQ customers has been sentenced to two years in prison.   Climo apologized before U.S. District Judge James Mahan sentenced him Friday, Nov. 13, 2020,  to prison followed by six months of home confinement with electronic monitoring.    (KTNV 13 Action News via AP, File)

White supremacist sentenced to 2 years in bomb plot case

Nov. 13, 2020 3:19 PM EST

LAS VEGAS (AP) — A white supremacist who told an undercover FBI agent about his plans to firebomb a synagogue or attack a Las Vegas bar catering to LGBTQ customers was sentenced Friday to two years in prison. Conor Climo, 24, apologized before U.S. District Judge James Mahan sentenced him to prison...

Man charged with supplying gun in deadly Wisconsin protest

Nov. 9, 2020 5:49 PM EST

KENOSHA, Wis. (AP) — Prosecutors have charged a Wisconsin man with supplying the gun that police say an Illinois teen used to kill two people during a protest over police brutality in August. Online court records show prosecutors in Kenosha charged 19-year-old Dominick Black on Nov. 3 with two felony...

Detained left-wing activist Reina Mae Nasino in handcuffs and wearing a protective suit to prevent the spread of the coronavirus looks at the coffin of her three-month-old firstborn named River during funeral rites at Manila's North Cemetery, Philippines on Friday Oct. 16, 2020. Left-wing groups on Friday decried the treatment as brutal of a detained activist, who was allowed by a Manila court to attend her baby's burial but was restrained with handcuffs, a sweltering protective suit and swarms of armed escorts as she quietly wept. (AP Photo/Aaron Favila)

Philippine activists say detainee's treatment was cruel

Oct. 16, 2020 11:33 AM EDT

MANILA, Philippines (AP) — Philippine left-wing groups on Friday criticized the treatment of a detained activist who was allowed by a Manila court to attend her baby’s burial but was forced to wear handcuffs and a sweltering protective suit and was heavily guarded by armed escorts as she quietly...

FILE - In this July 31, 2019, file photo, vehicles are parked outside the home of Paige A. Thompson, who uses the online handle

Former roommate of accused Capital One hacker sentenced

Oct. 15, 2020 12:50 PM EDT

SEATTLE (AP) — The former roommate of a woman accused of hacking Capital One banking company and at least 30 other organizations has been sentenced to four years in prison for illegally possessing firearms, according to federal prosecutors. Park Quan, 67, was sentenced Wednesday in U.S. District Court in...

FBI: 'Boogaloo' movement member arrested on gun charge

Oct. 9, 2020 5:09 PM EDT

COLLEGE PARK, Md. (AP) — A Maryland man described by the FBI as a member of the anti-government “boogaloo” movement has been arrested on a gun charge, court records show. Frank William Robertson Perry, 39, remained jailed after his initial appearance in federal court on Friday by video...

New York Jets player reaches deal on airport gun charge

Oct. 5, 2020 4:17 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — A New York Jets player has reached a deal with prosecutors downgrading criminal charges he tried to bring a gun on a commercial flight to LaGuardia Airport. Quinnen Williams admitted to a violation of disorderly conduct on Monday to settle criminal gun charges accusing him of carrying a...