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Donations To Top $100,000 After Oklahoma City Blast

Cash donations in Spokane County after last week’s Oklahoma City federal building explosion will exceed $100,000, American Red Cross officials said Wednesday. Money raised in the area was directed into …


Rather Upset Over Missing Out On Bombing Story

1. Rather 2. Chung


Gritz Says Abc Took Bomb Comments Out Of Context His Associate Says He Doesn’t Condone Attack

Bo Gritz


Brothers Charged In Explosives Plot Pair Accused Of Conspiracy To Make Bombs In ‘92 And ‘94

Edye and Tony Smith, left, attend the funeral for their sons, Chase and Colton, on Tuesday. The two boys were killed in last week’s Oklahoma City bombing. Photo by Associated …


Bombing Victim Gave With All Her Heart

Nobody ordered Rebecca Anderson to run for the door when her house shook from the force of the blast. No one demanded this nurse leave her new husband and four …


Militia Head Has Ties To Area Group Mark Koernke, Who May Be Questioned In Bombing, Once Spoke In Spokane

Mark Koernke


Feds Hunt Suspects; City Buries Victims Oklahoma City Death Toll Rises To 83; More Than 100 Missing

Members of the Puget Sound Urban Search and Rescue team board a C-141 on Monday at McChord Air Force Base to lend a hand in Oklahoma City. Photo by Associated …


Some Say Feds Planned Blast As Way To Hurt Militias’ Image

In public, militia leaders are distancing their groups from the bombing in Oklahoma City. But in cyberspace, extremists are spinning conspiracy theories that portray patriot groups as the real victims …


Kids Face Many Invisible Killers

Any deadly bombing on American soil is shocking. But the images from Oklahoma City that have scarred us most are those of injured babies and toddlers being carted from the …


Clinton Assails ‘Angry Voices’ Spreading Hate Rush Limbaugh Assumes He Was The Target And Takes Exception

President Clinton Monday denounced the “loud and angry voices” that inflame the public debate and called on the American people to speak out against “the purveyors of hatred and division.” …


Anger On The Internet

“The militia didn’t engineer the Oklahoma bombing, the government did.” … “The militia and its anti-government message also died in the bombing.” … “Hide all the guns because the feds …


Nichols Brothers’ Principles Flexible

James Douglas Nichols disavowed the government, but that did not stop him from collecting almost $90,000 in subsidies from the U.S. Department of Agriculture, sources said Monday. Subsidy payments totaling …


Teams Reaching End Of Hope

1. Rescuers climb through debris at the federal building Sunday. 2. Rescue worker Robert Macaullay of Sacramento, Calif., shows signs of strain after an overnight shift. Photo by Associated Press


Suspect Called A Surly Loner Who Loved His Guns

FOR THE RECORD CORRECTION: In a Monday New York Times story, Kingman, Ariz., trailer park residents mistakenly said their bad neighbor was bombing suspect Timothy J. McVeigh. They apparently confused …


It’s Anger, Not Terror, In Heartland

“Terror in the Heartland” is what the local newspaper, The Daily Oklahoman is calling the bombing of the federal building. Every day, the legend streams across the front page over …


Town Reflects On The Radicals Next Door

U.S. marshals escort Terry Nichols in Kansas. Officers wouldn’t say where he was taken. Photo by Associated Press


‘No More Wacos’ Becomes Battle Cry For Extremists

Remember the Alamo. Remember the Maine. And now, for some, Remember Waco. When the Mexican army attacked the Alamo in 1836, “Remember the Alamo,” became the call to arms for …


Crews Dig Through Toys, Rubble Weather Slows Day-Care Excavation; Agents Continue Manhunt For Suspect

By Saturday, they were digging through toys - grown men, rescue workers, sifting through miniature trucks and teddy bears and shedding tears, as the death toll in the bombed-out federal …


Exhausted Rescue Crews Look For Miracle Workers Battle Dangerous Conditions As Time, Hope Quickly Run Out

1. Rescue workers sift through debris at the Alfred P. Murrah Federal Building on Friday. The painted letters at upper left mark a spot where a body was found. Photo …


Ryder Top Choice For Terror? Rental Company Says String Of Attacks Just A Coincidence Knight-Ridder

Over the last two years, Ryder rental trucks have been involved in three highly publicized crimes - the bombing of the World Trade Center, the killing of a German tourist …


Home Is Where The Hate Is Americans Must Now Come To Terms With Its Own Fanatics

Overnight, the object of America’s fear and anger shifted from the image of foreign zealots bent on making some alien point in Oklahoma City to home-grown fanatics with a made-inAmerica …


Militia Movement In The Eye Of Storm

Members of the Michigan Militia are shown during a December, 1994, training exercise in Saline, Mich. File photo by Associated Press


April 19 A Key Date For Militia

April 19, the date of the Oklahoma City bombing, is an important day among some factions of the militia movement. A flier circulated among militia supporters last month reported that …


Suspects In Custody Agents Believe Three Have Ties To Militia Two Days After Oklahoma City Bombing, One Man Is Arrested And Two Others Are Questioned Ex-Soldier Accused Of Bombing Federal Building To Avenge Davidians

Police and federal agents escort Timothy McVeigh from the Noble County Courthouse in Perry, Oka., on Friday. Photo by David Longstreath/Associated Press


Japanese Cult’s Attempt To Gas Disneyland Blocked By Feds Two Armed With Information On Making Nerve Gas Arrested At L.A. Airport Days Before Planned Easter Attack, Sources Say

Federal authorities said Friday that they foiled an apparent terrorist plan to unleash a Japanese-style gas attack on visitors to Disneyland during its crowded Easter weekend festivities. The plot was …


A Blueprint For Terrorism

The deadly scenario carried out in Oklahoma City is eerily similar to a story line in the 1978 novel, “The Turner Diaries.” The book graphically describes a bloody race war, …


Montana Militia Denies Link

Militia spokesman Bob Fletcher leaves the Landmark Restaurant in Noxon, Mont., on Friday. Photo by Dan McComb/The Spokesman-Review


Don’t Let Bombs Destroy Decency

The crumbling shell of the federal building in Oklahoma City gapes like an open wound on America’s psyche. What can we do in the face of such monstrous evil? How …


What The Militia Movement Believes

Here are major beliefs of the militia movement: GUNS. The constitutional right to bear arms is being taken away by Congress. As evidence, militia leaders point to the passage of …


Security Tightened At Boise Federal Building Day After Bomb Threat, Parking, Access Restricted

Parking in front of the federal building in Boise was banned Thursday as part of tightened security following the bombing of the federal building in Oklahoma City. The building was …