Out on tethers

Three suspected domestic terrorists and members of the Michigan-based Hutaree militia have been released from jail. David Stone, Jr, Jacob Ward and Tina Stone are no longer behind bars but must wear electronic monitors. Another six members of the militia are still jailed. The group is accused of plotting to kill a police officer and attacking other cops at the officer's funeral.

Suspects remain jailed

A federal appeals court has ruled nine militia members accused of plotting to kill police officers must stay in jail while they await trial. A three-judge panel of the 6th Circuit Court of Appeals in Cincinnati moved Monday afternoon to uphold a stay on a lower court's ruling to let the defendants free on bond. The nine members of the Hutaree militia group have been jailed since March, when they were arrested and charged with seditious conspiracy and attempted use of weapons of mass destruction.

Militia group may have FBI informant

A militia group accused of plotting to attack police officers may have been infiltrated by an undercover FBI agent. Court documents also suggest a cooperating witness within the group may have helped uncover the plot, according to the 'Detroit Free Press.' as eight members of the Hutaree group had not guilty pleas entered on their behalf Wednesday, one member said she was upset because of a law believed to have been signed by President Obama that would help members of the terrorist group Hamas settle in the United States. That purported bill was an untrue internet rumor.

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