A Michigan militia leader and his son pleaded guilty Thursday to federal gun charges two days after a federal judge in Detroit dropped the more serious charges of sedition and conspiracy to use weapons of mass destruction against the government.
Nine people who federal prosecutors say belong to a "Christian warrior" militia can be released on bail until the criminal charges against them are resolved, a judge has ruled.
A federal judge says she will decide soon whether nine alleged members of a Michigan-based anti-government militia should be released from jail on bond.
CNN obtains exclusively an audio tape played during a bond hearing for alleged members of the Hutaree militia.
In a secretly recorded audiotape, the alleged ringleader of an anti-government Michigan militia expresses anger over the "new world order" and the "brotherhood," of law enforcement officers.
A federal magistrate ordered Friday that eight people accused of plotting to kill police officers as part of a revolt against the U.S. government be held in jail pending their trial.
Eight people accused of plotting to kill police as part of a revolt against the U.S. government will remain in custody.
Federal prosecutors are fighting to keep behind bars eight Michigan militia members accused of plotting to kill police officers as part of a revolt against the U.S. government.