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November 20, 2013 | By Matt Pearce
He came, he saw, he tried to conquer. Instead, he got arrested: Craig Cobb's attempts to turn Leith, N.D., into a white-supremacist enclave have hit a wall now that he's in a local jail, accused of terrorizing townsfolk. But there's a new, ironic twist to his thwarted takeover attempt. You might even call it a case of reverse racism. The Los Angeles Times has previously cataloged Cobb's plot and the repeated stumbles he's faced -- first running afoul of local health rules , then discovering on a nationally syndicated talk show that a DNA test showed he was actually 14% sub-Saharan African . Then, over the weekend, Cobb, 62, was arrested after going on an ill-advised armed patrol of the town, population 16, with a fellow white supremacist, Kynan Dutton, 29. Before their arrest, Cobb had texted the Bismarck Tribune about his motive: "Because of the many violences and harassments against we and the children, we have commenced armed patrols of Leith.
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April 15, 2014 | By Molly Hennessy-Fiske
OLATHE, Kan. -   A self-styled white supremacist from Missouri appeared by video in a packed courtroom on Tuesday and was charged with capital murder in the killings of three people outside two Jewish facilities.  Frazier Glenn Cross Jr., 73, was charged with one count of capital murder and one count of premeditated first-degree murder in connection with the Sunday shooting at a Jewish Community Center and nearby Jewish retirement home.   If Cross is convicted of capital murder, under Kansas law, he could face the death penalty.
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CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
January 7, 2014 | By Robert J. Lopez
Deputies arrested three men in the Antelope Valley and discovered an underground bunker, a shooting range, firearms and white supremacist paraphernalia on the property, law enforcement officials said Tuesday night. The weapons, some of them allegedly stolen, included six pistols and 11 rifles, the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department said. Detectives also recovered hundreds of rounds of ammunition and dozens of magazines, some of which were made to hold high-powered bullets.
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April 15, 2014 | By Molly Hennessy-Fiske
OVERLAND PARK, Kan. -- Prosecutors announced murder charges Tuesday against the Missouri white supremacist suspected in the fatal shootings of three people outside a Jewish Community Center and retirement home in this Kansas City suburb.  Frazier Glenn Cross Jr., 73, is scheduled to appear in court Tuesday afternoon to face a charge of capital murder in connection with the fatal shooting of Will Corporon, 69, and his grandson Reat Griffin Underwood,...
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April 13, 2014 | By Matt Pearce, John M. Glionna and Will Webber
OVERLAND PARK, Kan. -  Three people were shot to death Sunday at two Jewish community facilities here after a man in his 70s opened fire, authorities said. The gunman was believed to be a longtime white supremacist. As the suspect was taken into custody, he appeared to shout "Heil Hitler" as a local TV crew  filmed his arrest. The shootings took place on the eve of the Jewish holiday of Passover, which begins at sundown Monday. Although officials refused to identify the suspect, a Johnson County sheriff's database reported that Frazier Glenn Cross, 73, had been arrested on suspicion of first-degree murder Sunday and was being held without bail.
NATIONAL
August 6, 2012 | By Matt Pearce
Wade Michael Page, the man accused of killing six people at a Sikh temple in Wisconsin, was a member of a white supremacist band called End Apathy, according to the Southern Poverty Law Center, and in a 2010 interview about the band had expressed disappointment with a “sick society.” Page, a U.S. Army veteran who was administratively discharged in 1998 after being demoted in rank, was shot and killed Sunday after ambushing two police officers who...
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
April 18, 2010 | By Robert Faturechi and Richard Winton
A rally of about 40 white supremacists Saturday on the lawn of Los Angeles City Hall drew hundreds of counter-protesters, sparked brawls in which two people were severely beaten and ended with crowds of demonstrators hurling rocks and bottles at police and departing supremacists. The rally, conducted by the National Socialist Movement, prompted the Los Angeles Police Department to go on tactical alert as counter-protesters from throughout the region flooded into downtown L.A. They included a wide assortment of African American, Jewish, Latino, immigrants-rights and anarchist groups.
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September 6, 1985 | United Press International
The leader of the Covenant, the Sword and the Arm of the Lord, a militant white supremacist group based in north Arkansas, has been sentenced to 20 years in prison on federal racketeering and weapons charges. James D. Ellison was sentenced Wednesday by U.S. District Judge Oren Harris. Ellison was arrested on April 22 after hundreds of state policemen and federal agents surrounded the group's remote mountain camp seeking his surrender on weapons charges.
WORLD
April 3, 2010 | By Robyn Dixon
South African white supremacist Eugene TerreBlanche was hacked and bludgeoned to death Saturday after an argument with two workers on his farm outside Ventersdorp in North West Province, according to local police. TerreBlanche, 69, was the leader of the Afrikaner Resistance Movement, formed in the 1970s, which bitterly opposed black-majority rule. His death comes amid increased racial tension in South Africa. Last month, the head of the ruling African National Congress' Youth League, Julius Malema, was banned by a court from singing "Shoot the Boer," a song from the anti-apartheid struggle referring to white farmers.
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April 25, 1987 | J. MICHAEL KENNEDY, Times Staff Writer
Fifteen white supremacists were indicted Friday by federal grand juries in Arkansas and Colorado on charges varying from the anti-Semitic killing of Denver radio talk show host Alan Berg in 1984 to conspiracy to overthrow the U.S. government. "These indictments show that we will not tolerate unjust activities by any group seeking to overthrow our system of government," Atty. Gen. Edwin Meese III said.
NATIONAL
April 14, 2014 | By Maria L. La Ganga, Molly Hennessy-Fiske and Matt Pearce
AURORA, Mo. - The elderly man was well known in this slightly faded farm town for his failed attempts at elective office, his libertarian leanings, his Southern charm. But Frazier Glenn Cross, 73, who also went by the name of Frazier Glenn Miller Jr., was known even more for his white supremacist beliefs that led him to try to incite a race war, pepper local papers with anti-immigrant letters and get into a shouting match with a Jewish student at Missouri State University. Police arrested Cross on Sunday on suspicion of shooting and killing a 14-year-old Boy Scout and his grandfather at the Jewish Community Center of Greater Kansas City in Overland Park, Kan., and a woman at a nearby Jewish assisted living center.
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April 13, 2014 | By Matt Pearce, John M. Glionna and Will Webber
OVERLAND PARK, Kan. -  Three people were shot to death Sunday at two Jewish community facilities here after a man in his 70s opened fire, authorities said. The gunman was believed to be a longtime white supremacist. As the suspect was taken into custody, he appeared to shout "Heil Hitler" as a local TV crew  filmed his arrest. The shootings took place on the eve of the Jewish holiday of Passover, which begins at sundown Monday. Although officials refused to identify the suspect, a Johnson County sheriff's database reported that Frazier Glenn Cross, 73, had been arrested on suspicion of first-degree murder Sunday and was being held without bail.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
January 7, 2014 | By Robert J. Lopez
Deputies arrested three men in the Antelope Valley and discovered an underground bunker, a shooting range, firearms and white supremacist paraphernalia on the property, law enforcement officials said Tuesday night. The weapons, some of them allegedly stolen, included six pistols and 11 rifles, the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department said. Detectives also recovered hundreds of rounds of ammunition and dozens of magazines, some of which were made to hold high-powered bullets.
NATIONAL
November 20, 2013 | By Matt Pearce
He came, he saw, he tried to conquer. Instead, he got arrested: Craig Cobb's attempts to turn Leith, N.D., into a white-supremacist enclave have hit a wall now that he's in a local jail, accused of terrorizing townsfolk. But there's a new, ironic twist to his thwarted takeover attempt. You might even call it a case of reverse racism. The Los Angeles Times has previously cataloged Cobb's plot and the repeated stumbles he's faced -- first running afoul of local health rules , then discovering on a nationally syndicated talk show that a DNA test showed he was actually 14% sub-Saharan African . Then, over the weekend, Cobb, 62, was arrested after going on an ill-advised armed patrol of the town, population 16, with a fellow white supremacist, Kynan Dutton, 29. Before their arrest, Cobb had texted the Bismarck Tribune about his motive: "Because of the many violences and harassments against we and the children, we have commenced armed patrols of Leith.
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November 19, 2013 | By Matt Pearce
It's been a tough month for Craig Cobb. After the North Dakota white supremacist went on a TV show and got back the results of a DNA test that showed he was 14% black , he has since been arrested after allegedly running around Leith, N.D., with a gun. And Cobb's standing plot to take over the tiny town of Leith  and create a white-supremacist enclave, is now threatened by charges that he used a gun to terrorize several of the town's residents...
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November 12, 2013 | By Matt Pearce
Well, that's awkward: A white supremacist who made headlines worldwide for plotting to take over a town in North Dakota received the results of a DNA test -- and the results say he's 14% black. And this all happened while cameras were rolling. Craig Cobb, 61, who has tried to create a white enclave in tiny Leith, N.D. , submitted a DNA sample to the "Trisha Goddard" talk show and got the results back during a recent taping. The UK's Daily Mail newspaper got a copy of the segment of the show, which is nationally syndicated by NBC, and posted video of the moment Goddard read out the results to Cobb in front of a studio audience.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
April 22, 2010 | Robert Faturechi and Richard Winton, Los Angeles Times
Reporting from Hemet and Los Angeles Residents in Hemet have long known that there is a skinhead element in their city. They said they have occasionally seen groups of tattooed young men with shaved heads in combat boots and fatigues protesting against illegal immigration. But authorities now are investigating something far more serious: whether white supremacists are behind a series of attacks on Police Department facilities in the Riverside County city. More than 150 law enforcement officials raided various sites in the area Tuesday, arresting 23 people.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
March 25, 1992
In response to "Buchanan Raises Specter of Intolerance, Critics Say," March 17: Intolerance in the name of maintaining strict control over our sovereignty is no vice; it's a virtue! It's wrong to be a white (or black) supremacist (and to be intolerant of invited foreign visitors and legal aliens); but it's OK to be a citizen supremacist! Pat Buchanan is the only reputable public figure who has the spine to speak up for the "silent majority" who still believe in these "traditional values"!
WORLD
October 29, 2013 | By Robyn Dixon
JOHANNESBURG, South Africa -- Members of a white supremacist Afrikaner "army" who hatched a poorly planned plot to assassinate former South African President Nelson Mandela were sentenced Tuesday to as many as 35 years in prison. The 21 defendants were charged with offenses including treason, terrorism, setting off explosions and culpable murder from the late 1990s to 2002. Their sentences ranged from five to 35 years, the latter prison terms give to group leader Mike Du Toit and four others.
NATIONAL
September 25, 2013 | By Matt Pearce
Local bureaucracy seems to have gotten the upper hand on a white-supremacist's plot to take over a small town in North Dakota. Paul Craig Cobb, 61, made headlines after news broke of his secret plot to amass white supremacists in Leith, N.D., and win control of the hamlet by buying up property and winning local elections. But now Cobb's home in Leith could be condemned after he failed to submit plans for sewage and running water to the county government, according to the Bismarck Tribune.
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