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Weaver surrenders at Ruby Ridge

A federal fugitive whom more than 400 law enforcement officers held at bay for 11 days walked down from his mountaintop refuge Monday, ending a bloody siege that killed his …


UPDATED: Wed., Aug. 30, 2017

Harris gives up, but Weavers remain at cabin

Kevin Harris surrendered at Randy Weaver’s mountaintop cabin Sunday, as former Green Beret Bo Gritz continued coaxing Weaver and his daughters to give up and bring an end to a …


Weaver discusses surrender at Ruby Ridge

Randy Weaver prayed to his god, Yahweh, Saturday and decided with his daughters’ support to delay any surrender at least one more day.


Negotiator Bo Gritz reports Vicki Weaver’s death

Randy Weaver’s wife Vicki died in a gunbattle last Saturday, said former Green Beret Bo Gritz, who marched up Ruby Ridge on Friday night and may have talked Weaver into …


Officers’ nerves on edge as tense Ruby Ridge standoff drags on

Randy Weaver yelled down to his sister from his ridge-top cabin Thursday, as the fugitive’s tense seven-day standoff with federal agents continued to fray nerves.


Feds get first, brief response from Randy Weaver

As a tense standoff on Ruby Ridge passed its 100th hour, fugitive Randy Weaver made his first contact with federal agents Wednesday after a robot dropped a telephone beneath his …


Agents not sure who killed Samuel Weaver

The son of fugitive Randy Weaver was killed instantly by a bullet during a gunfight Friday with deputy U.S. marshals, but authorities Tuesday night would not say who fired the …


UPDATED: Thu., Aug. 24, 2017

Agents find body of fugitive’s son; death of 13-year-old incites rage of crowd

Federal agents surrounding the cabin of mountaintop fugitive Randy Weaver found his 13-year-old son shot to death and lying next to the boy’s rifle in a shed.


UPDATED: Wed., Aug. 23, 2017

Charges filed in marshal’s killing; separatist’s protege now fugitive too

Federal murder charges were filed Sunday against a Spokane man who has taken refuge in a mountaintop cabin with a fugitive who is far more notorious.


Authorities brace for long wait at Ruby Ridge as arms buildup continuing outside cabin

An army of police equipped with helicopters and armored personnel carriers poured into the woods Saturday where a U.S. marshal was killed, but they failed to dislodge a fugitive from …


U.S. marshal fatally shot at Ruby Ridge; fugitive’s cabin surrounded

A Federal marshal was shot and killed Friday while keeping an eye on the North Idaho mountaintop fortress of a fugitive who has vowed he and his family will not …