Judge dismisses standoff case vs. rancher Cliven Bundy, sons

  • This undated combination of file photos provided by the Multnomah County, Ore., Sheriff’s Office shows, from left, Nevada rancher Cliven Bundy and his sons Ammon Bundy and Ryan Bundy and co-defendant Ryan Payne. Chief U.S. District Judge Gloria Navarro ruled Monday, Jan. 8, 2018, in Las Vegas that federal prosecutors acted with willful disregard for constitutional due process rights of Cliven Bundy, sons Ryan and Ammon Bundy and Montana militia leader Ryan Payne. Criminal charges have been dismissed. (Multnomah County Sheriff’s Office via AP, File)

LAS VEGAS — A judge in Las Vegas on Monday dismissed criminal charges against a Nevada rancher and his sons accused of leading an armed uprising against federal authorities in 2014.