LAS VEGAS (AP) — A federal judge has agreed to postpone the trial of Nevada cattleman Cliven Bundy and others in a 2014 armed standoff because of the Las Vegas mass shooting.
Defense attorneys argued that the attack would cast a shadow over the trial, which was set to start Tuesday. On Friday, the judge rescheduled it for Oct. 30.
Bundy and others are accused of enlisting a self-styled militia to prevent federal agents from removing Bundy's cattle from federal land in Nevada.
Also Friday, defendant Pete Santilli of Cincinnati pleading guilty to conspiracy to impede or injure a federal officer. Prosecutors say the 52-year-old faces up to six years in prison when sentenced Jan. 11.