US jury in Vegas begins mulling Bundy ranch standoff case
April 14, 2017
LAS VEGAS (AP) — A federal jury in Nevada began deliberating Thursday in the first of three trials stemming from an armed standoff that stopped federal agents from rounding up cattle near state's rights advocate Cliven Bundy's ranch three years ago.
After two months of testimony and a day and a half of closing arguments, jurors were expected to spend several days weighing evidence before delivering verdicts. Six defendants face 10 counts each, including threatening and assault on a federal officer, obstruction, extortion, weapon violations and conspiracy.
The tense April 12, 2014, standof...