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BLM won't enforce Nevada grazing restrictions in new dispute
Federal land managers say they won't immediately enforce drought-related grazing restrictions in northern Nevada so as to avoid confrontation with ranchers openly defying the order.
Pa. man pleads guilty to threat in ranch showdown
An eastern Pennsylvania man has pleaded guilty to threatening a U.S. ranger who took part in an armed standoff on a Nevada ranch last year.
Rancher Cliven Bundy speaks at a news conference near Bunkerville, Nev., Thursday, April 24, 2014. B
Bundy hosts 'liberty' camp-in to mark standoff date
A year after a tense standoff between a Nevada rancher's armed supporters and federal land agents, Cliven Bundy is hosting a barbecue and celebration to mark the event that vaulted him into tea party stardom.
Cliven Lance Bundy
Bundy's son gets prison for 2013 felony convictions
An adult son of southern Nevada rancher and states' rights advocate Cliven Bundy has been sentenced to state prison for violating probation on two felony convictions dating to 2013.
Bundy grandkids pulled from schools after pocketknife dispute 
One of the sons of embattled rancher Cliven Bundy’s son has pulled his five children out of various Clark County School District locations after a dispute with school administrators.
Judge says Bundy's son can leave Detention Center 
The son of embattled Bunkerville rancher Cliven Bundy was allowed to leave the Clark County Detention Center today.
With armed militia members in front, a member of the Bundy family speaks to supporters during a pep rally in April near the ranch in Bunkerville. (
Bundy's son to sheriff: We never brought armed men
The son of embattled rancher Cliven Bundy says Metro Sheriff Doug Gillespie was wrong to say that the family brought armed men in their conflict with the Bureau of Land Management earlier this year.
Cliven Lance Bundy
Cliven Bundy's son arrested on outstanding warrant 
The 34-year-old son of a Nevada rancher who hosted armed protesters against federal agents in a cattle-roundup dispute in April has been arrested in a separate case.
(NBC News)
GOP officials rip BLM over Bundy at House hearing
Local and federal Republican elected officials criticized the U.S. Bureau of Land Management's handling of the armed April standoff with Nevada rancher Cliven Bundy, blaming tensions on heavy-handed actions by the agency's law enforcement officials.
Nevada Rancher Cliven Bundy
Report claims Bundy ranch's BLM battle spurs radical right 
An organization that tracks hate groups says the victory a Nevada rancher claimed in a government standoff with armed militiamen has served to embolden right-wing extremists and conspiracy theorists across the country.
Shooting suspects visited Bundy Ranch during BLM protest  
Millers spent short time at Bundy Ranch during BLM protest but were asked to leave.
Bundy's son: Las Vegas shooters kicked off ranch 
His face painted to look like the comic book villain the Joker, a man who would months later gun down two police officers and a good Samaritan punctuates his political rant with manic glares at the camera. In another online video, Jerad Miller warns that police can't be trusted.
Bundy poses questions for candidates on local radio station 
Our politicians are still thinking about rancher Cliven Bundy, and Bundy is still thinking about them. The rancher played political pundit Tuesday on a local radio and was able to ask candidates questions.
Bundy Ranch saga now available as a game  
The Cliven Bundy standoff unfolded in Bunkervile like an old western movie, pitting the Bureau of Land Management against armed militia members. The saga has now inspired some local developers to create a video game about the drama.
Cliven Bundy joins Independent American Party 
Southern Nevada rancher Cliven Bundy no longer is a Republican.
With dozens of Cliven Bundy supporters on the hills, cattle belogning to the rancher are freed from a Bureau of Land Management compound next to Interstate 15 about 7 miles west of Mesquite. Dozens of armed protesters demanded the release of the cattle after the BLM announced early Saturday that is was ending its week-long effort to roundup about 900 head of cattle owned by the rancher. (Vicki Gonzalez)
New BLM chief plans to make Bundy 'accountable' 
The head of the Bureau of Land Management says federal agents will make sure Cliven Bundy and his supporters are held accountable.
FBI investigating BLM-Bundy confrontation 
Clark County Sheriff Doug Gillespie confirms to News 3 that he was interviewed by the FBI two weeks ago about the showdown on April 12 between the Bureau of Land Management and the Cliven Bundy Camp.
Ga. Senate candidate in Bunkerville to support Bundy 
A Georgia minister has thrust himself into the Bundy controversy.
Bundy receives support from crowd at Town Hall 
The crowd at a Town Hall Meeting on Thursday night was overwhelmingly in support of embattled rancher Cliven Bundy.
Heller says Bundy should pay BLM grazing fees
Republican Sen. Dean Heller of Nevada says Cliven Bundy should pay the Bureau of Land management more than $1 million in grazing fees the agency says he owes.
Supporters listen as Cliven Bundy family members speak Monday at what was described as a picnic near the family's ranch in Bunkerville. (Kelsey Thomas)
Rancher's neighbors weary of attention, unresolved dispute
American flags flap in the wind on the two-lane state highway to Cliven Bundy's ranch. Along the roadside, self-described militia members in camouflage who came to defend him from the federal government lounge and smoke, loaded pistols on their hips.
Congressman details Bunkerville safety concerns in letter to sheriff
Nevada Congressman Steven Horsford has detailed his concerns about safety in the Bunkerville area in a letter to Clark County Sheriff Doug Gillespie.
Militia members vow to stay at rancher Bundy's side 
Spirits remain high among rancher Cliven Bundy's supporters. Members of various militias that raced from across the nation to support him show few signs of leaving a fight that began early in April when the Bureau of Land Management began an effort to roundup an estimated 900 head of cattle belonging to the Gold Butte rancher for nonpayment of grazing fees.
Cliven Bundy says he was misunderstood 
Rancher Cliven Bundy's statements on race made local and national headlines and he's not done talking. Bundy took the stage again and his tone was different.
Cliven Bundy on his ranch in northeast Clark County.
Embattled rancher compares himself with Rosa Parks
Embattled rancher Cliven Bundy released a statement this morning, comparing himself to Rosa Parks, the woman whose arrest in 1955 for not giving up her seat on a public bus to a white man while on her way home from her job in Montgomery, Ala., sparked the civil rights movement.
Nevada rancher Bundy condemned for racist remarks 
A Nevada rancher at the center of a national feud with the federal government over cattle grazing is facing sharp criticism for racist comments he made that were published in a New York Times article.
REPORT: Nevada losing out on $371M a year due to Federal land ownership 
From the air, the Las Vegas metro area is house after house, but just outside the valley are tens of millions of acres of federally owned desert land.
Cliven Bundy on his ranch in northeast Clark County.
Officials from Western states talk of taking control of public land from feds
Officials from nine Western states say it’s time they take control of federal lands within their borders.
Heller calls for BLM hearings during appearance with Reid
Sen. Dean Heller, R-Nev., called for Congressional hearings into the BLM’s stand-off with cattle rancher Cliven Bundy.
MAP: Who owns Nevada's land?
The showdown between the Bureau of Land Management and supporters of Cliven Bundy has thrown land ownership in Nevada into the national spotlight.
Commissioner Collins apologizes for statements regarding Bundy dispute 
Commissioner Tom Collins, who represents the Bunkerville area, has been extremely outspoken during the Cliven Bundy standoff. On Tuesday, he took a moment to apologize for some of his comments.
Official: Other ranchers might follow Bundy's lead 
A former superintendent for Lake Mead says he worries other ranchers might stop paying federal grazing fees as a result of what some call a win for Cliven Bundy.
Cliven Bundy on his ranch in northeast Clark County.
TIMELINE: History of land dispute between Cliven Bundy and the BLM
Tensions were high last week between the Bureau of Land Management and supporters of Cliven Bundy and his family. The conflict itself dates back more than 15 years, but the conflict has even deeper roots that date back to 19th century public land laws and conflicts between Federal authorities and territorial governments.
With armed militia members in front, a member of the Bundy family speaks to supporters during a MOnday pep rally near the ranch in Bunkerville. (Kelsey Thomas)
Bundy thanks supporters, blasts sheriff for not giving protection 
Several hundred supporters gathered near the Cliven Bundy ranch Monday afternoon for a pep rally.
BLM to pursue effort to end dispute with rancher 
A day after blinking in a showdown on the range, federal land managers pledged to pursue efforts to resolve a conflict with a southern Nevada rancher who has refused to pay grazing fees for 20 years.
With dozens of Cliven Bundy supporters on the hills, cattle belogning to the rancher are freed from a Bureau of Land Management compound next to Interstate 15 about 7 miles west of Mesquite. Dozens of armed protesters demanded the release of the cattle after the BLM announced early Saturday that is was ending its week-long effort to roundup about 900 head of cattle owned by the rancher. (Vicki Gonzalez)
BLM sets Bundy's 400 cattle free
Nearly 400 head of cattle owned by Cliven Bundy were set free this afternoon from their enclosure just a few miles west of Mesquite.
(Vicki Gonzalez / KSNV News 3)
I-15 closed as Bundy backers seek to free cattle
Interstate 15 is closed near Mesquite as various law enforcement agencies try to keep a growing crowd of Cliven Bundy supporters from freeing nearly 400 head of cattle that have been rounded up in the past week.
Cliven Bundy on his ranch in northeast Clark County.
BLM ends Bundy cattle roundup, citing safety issues
The gathering of rancher Cliven Bundy's cattle in northeast Clark County has been stopped by the director of the Bureau of Land Management.
Cliven Bundy on his ranch in northeast Clark County.
Emotions grow as BLM rounds up more Bundy cattle 
While there was no confrontation reported Friday, emotions continued at a high level as the Bureau of Land Management continued to round up Bunkerville rancher Cliven Bundy's cattle.
(Vicki Gonzalez / KSNV News 3)
BLM says it has dismantled 'First Amendment' zone
The Bureau of Land Management has said that it has dismantled the “First Amendment Zone” for protesters involved in the support of a rancher at odds with the government agency.
Video shows clash between rancher supporters and BLM officers 
A clash between Bureau of Land Management officers and the passionate supporters of "free-grazing rancher" Cliven Bundy has been caught on camera.
U.S. Senator joins critics of federal cattle roundup 
A Republican U.S. senator added his voice Wednesday to critics of a federal cattle roundup fought by a Nevada rancher who claims longstanding grazing rights on remote public rangeland about 80 miles northeast of Las Vegas.
Cordoned off area may be stepping on First Amendment rights 
Freedom of speech is always a hot topic, especially when that right is tested. The Bureau of Land Management recently set up "First Amendment areas" near Bunkerville at the site of the cattle roundup. Some say that by doing this, the BLM is stepping on First Amendment rights.
BLM statement regarding gather activities for April 9, 2014
The Bureau of Land Management provided a statement on behalf of the Bureau of Land Management and the National Park Service.
Gov. Sandoval issues statement on BLM roundup
Governor Brian Sandoval issued a statement on Tuesday regarding the Bureau of Land Management cattle roundup.
Some of the protest signs brought today to Cliven Bundy's ranch near Mesquite by supporters from Utah.
Rancher's son cited, released from federal custody 
David Bundy, son of rancher Cliven Bundy, has been released from federal custody and given a ticket for refusing to disperse and resisting a citation or arrest.
Cliven Bundy on his ranch in northeast Clark County.
Son of rancher in public land dispute arrested by BLM
A son of Mesquite rancher Cliven Bundy has been arrested by Bureau of Land Management rangers.
Cliven Bundy on his ranch in northeast Clark County.
Rancher: Efforts to stop cattle removal need to be 'more physical'
The promised removal of "tresspass" cattle in the far northeast portion of Clark County began today, according to federal officials. Rancher Cliven Bundy has said he will use whatever means necessary to prevent the cattle from being removed and told News 3 he will have to get more physical.
BLM Daily Public Land Closure Maps
When Bureau of Land Management and National Park Service remove cattle that are in trespass on federal lands, temporary closures will be established in certain geographic areas within the overall closure boundary.

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