U.S. judge in Nevada dismisses charges against rancher Cliven Bundy and his 2 sons. Chief U.S. District Judge Gloria Navarro's ruling on Monday comes after she declared a mistrial last month in proceedings against 71-year-old Cliven Bundy, sons Ryan and Ammon Bundy, and Montana militia leader Ryan Payne.
Judge declares mistrial in Nevada case against rancher accused of leading 2014 armed standoff with US agents. Proceedings were scheduled to resume today in federal court in Las Vegas for Cliven Bundy, Ryan and Ammon Bundy and Ryan Payne.
A federal judge on Wednesday offered to release a rancher and states' rights figure from custody during his trial on charges involving an armed standoff that stopped a government cattle roundup three years ago in Nevada.
Cattleman and states' rights figure Cliven Bundy's eldest son plans to go before a jury to provide firsthand allegations of government misconduct ahead of an armed standoff that ended a federal roundup of family cattle in 2014.