April 5, 2017 Posted by Daryl Johnson Militia Movement

MISSOULA, [MT]--David Earl Burgert, Jr. is a familiar foe to law enforcement. He led Project 7 -- an anti-government militia in Flathead County. In 2001, he was accused of plotting to assassinate local authorities and stockpiling weapons and ammunition, including a machine gun. He eluded police by staging his own death and fled into the forest near Kalispell, Montana. He was arrested in 2002 following a shootout with the FBI and police. He was convicted and sentenced to seven years in prison. Burgert was paroled in 2010, and it wasn't long before law enforcement was on his trail again. He led officers on a chase outside Lolo, Montana, then seemingly disappeared into the forest. Some still ke  

April 5, 2017 Posted by Daryl Johnson Hate Crime-General

MILWAUKEE, [WI]--Twice, in recent months, someone vandalized a room Marquette University has turned into an Islamic prayer space and nearby hallways signs. The first incident reportedly occurred following November's presidential election; the second, after President Trump released his revised travel ban against about a half-dozen predominantly Muslim nations. Marquette's police department has reportedly investigated the vandalism. Now, the Council on American-Islamic Relations, or CAIR, is calling on law enforcement to investigate the episodes as possible hate crimes. According to a Marquette student publication, the university's Academic Senate is considering a resolution that would condemn