Stories tagged: "wolverine watchmen"


Paul Bellar, middle, appears before Jackson County Circuit Court Judge Thomas Wilson on Wednesday, Oct. 5, 2022 for trial in Jackson, Mich. Paul Bellar, Joseph Morrison and Pete Musico are charged in connection with a 2020 anti-government plot to kidnap Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer. (J. Scott Park/Jackson Citizen Patriot via AP, Pool)
Prosecutor: Men Planned to ‘Target’ Cops to Assist in Whitmer Kidnapping

Each man is charged with three crimes related to a plot to kidnap Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer, including providing material support for a terrorist act, which carries a maximum prison sentence of 20 years.

Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer attends an event with President Joe Biden in the South Court Auditorium on the White House campus, Wednesday, March 9, 2022, in Washington. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)
Explainer: 3 More Men on Trial in ‘Heinous’ Plot to Kidnap Whitmer

A scheme to kidnap Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer in 2020 will get yet another airing in a different court when three men face trial this week.

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The Meteoric Rise of Big Gretch: From Fixing Roads to Saving Lives in One Year’s Time

As Michigan's governor, Gretchen Whitmer has faced far more than fixing the damn roads, putting her in the running for Person of the Year.

Mugshots of the 13 conspirators involved in the domestic terror plot against Gov. Whitmer.
DEVELOPING: Everything We Know About the Plot to Overthrow Michigan’s Government

From a boat painted black, they watched Gov. Gretchen Whitmer's vacation home at night, the FBI said. Here's what we know about Michigan's domestic terror plot.

Photo courtesy of the Governor's office
READ: The Full Transcript of Gov. Whitmer’s Remarks on Kidnapping Plot

Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer was the victim of a domestic terror plot to kidnap and possibly kill her, officials announced. These were the words she had for Michiganders after.

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BREAKING: FBI Thwarts Attempted Coup, Kidnap of Gov. Whitmer in Michigan

Six conspirators were charged with attempts to kidnap Gov. Gretchen Whitmer Thursday, as well as discussing other ways to overthrow Michigan's government.