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FRIDAY, MAY 11, 2012

Supremacist in terror plot sentenced

A man with ties to white supremacists who bragged about wanting to kill President Barack Obama received a 13-year sentence Thursday for a weapons charge, the latest conviction in what his lawyer called “a running battle with the government.” Wayde L. Kurt, 54, also told...

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WEDNESDAY, AUG. 31, 2011

Aryan in hate crime faces 5 years to life 

A Coeur d'Alene man and reputed racist faces five years to life in prison if convicted of a hate crime under Idaho's repeat offender law. Joel Townsend Diekhoff, 29, an associate of local Aryan Nations member Jerald O'Brien, remains in the Kootenai County Jail on...

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TUESDAY, AUG. 30, 2011

Aryan in hate crime jailed on $50k bond 

A Coeur d'Alene man and reputed racist remains in jail on $50,000 after appearing in court on a hate-crime charge Monday. Joel Townsend Diekhoff, 29, an associate of local Aryan Nations member Jerald O'Brien, was arrested Saturday after Demetrius K. Lee, 39, said a white...

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FRIDAY, JULY 8, 2011

Racist knocked out by hate-crime target 

A self-proclaimed skinhead was knocked unconscious by a black man after threatening to stab him last weekend in Bayview, Idaho, officials said Friday. Daren Christopher Abbey, 28, was booked into jail on malicious harassment charge after being treated at a hospital for facial fractures, according...

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TUESDAY, MAY 31, 2011

Skinhead's lawyer: Jail only worsens him

A self-described skinhead will spend nearly 10 years in prison for a federal gun charge. James Daniel Bacon, who deputies say damaged a jail house door during a recent tantrum, has spent more than a third of his life in jail. The 23-year-old's lawyer cited...

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MONDAY, MAY 9, 2011

MONDAY, APRIL 25, 2011

Skinhead promises speech at bench trial 

A self-described skinhead says he has prepared a speech to read at his federal bench trial this afternoon for allegedly assaulting an accused child molester. James D. Bacon, 23, is charged with misdemeanor assault for punching Darrell W. Monzingo, 44, as the men shared a...

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THURSDAY, JAN. 20, 2011

Racist leader resentenced in Spokane 

A white supremacist imprisoned for violating his federal probation was resentenced in Spokane recently after prosecutors acknowledged a language glitch in the original judgment. Keegan C. Van Tuyl, 28, (left) is in the Spokane County Jail awaiting transport to federal prison after he was sentenced...

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