Bomb Plot

Oklahoma Department of Corrections via AP
February 25, 2019 - 9:16 pm
A man is guilty of trying to detonate what he believed was an explosives-laden van outside an Oklahoma City bank, a federal jury ruled Monday. Jurors convicted Jerry Drake Varnell, 24, of Sayre, of attempting to use an explosive device to damage a building and attempting to use a weapon of mass...
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February 11, 2019 - 7:13 pm
The alleged ringleader of a foiled plot to massacre Somali Muslims in southwest Kansas is appealing his conviction and prison sentence. The attorney representing Patrick Stein on Monday filed a notice of appeal to the 10th Circuit Court of Appeals. Stein was among three militia members convicted of...
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Dreamstime
January 25, 2019 - 3:02 am
Three militia members face the possibility of life in prison for a foiled plot to massacre Muslims in southwest Kansas by blowing up a mosque and apartments housing Somali immigrants. At separate sentencing hearings for the men on Friday, the government plans to play video clips of the intended...
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December 03, 2018 - 7:54 pm
A new sentencing date has been set for next month in the case of the three Kansas militia members convicted of plotting to bomb a mosque and an apartment complex housing Somali immigrants. A court filing Monday shows the hearing for Patrick Stein, Gavin Wright and Curtis Allen will be Jan. 25...
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November 15, 2018 - 9:10 pm
Attorneys for three Kansas militia members convicted of plotting to bomb a mosque and apartment complex housing Somali immigrants in a western Kansas meatpacking town have asked the court to bar at sentencing any victim impact statements because no one was hurt. Prosecutors say the men are trying...
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Peter Carr/The Journal News-Westchester
October 12, 2018 - 5:23 am
Feds say man built 200-pound functional bomb for Election Day plot; Bryan Llenas reports. Watch the latest video at video.foxnews.com
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April 16, 2018 - 4:54 am
The trial of three men accused of plotting to bomb an apartment complex housing Somali refugees in western Kansas is drawing to a close after weeks of testimony. All sides have rested in the federal case against Patrick Stein, Gavin Wright and Curtis Allen on charges of conspiracy to use a weapon...
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March 30, 2018 - 4:31 am
An FBI informant has testified that a Kansas militia member started trying to recruit other members to attack Muslim immigrants after the 2016 attack on the Pulse nightclub in Orlando, Florida. Dan Day told jurors Thursday that Patrick Stein called him after the Orlando attack by a man who had...
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Dreamstime
March 25, 2018 - 8:31 pm
Testimony begins Monday in the trial of three militia members accused of targeting Somali immigrants in western Kansas. Gavin Wright, Patrick Stein and Curtis Allen are charged with conspiracy to use a weapon of mass destruction to detonate bombs at a mosque and apartment complex housing Somalis in...
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March 22, 2018 - 6:39 pm
Three militia members plotted for months to blow up an apartment complex housing Somali immigrants in western Kansas, saying that they wanted to "exterminate cockroaches," a federal prosecutor said Thursday at the start of their trial. Gavin Wright, Patrick Stein and Curtis Allen are charged with...
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