Man arrested for carjacking 20 minutes after his release from jail – National

Marcus Goodman was out of jail for less than 20 minutes before he did a bad thing on Saturday, according to police in Spokane, Wash. Goodman, 31, spent the night behind bars after allegedly carjacking a teenager’s vehicle within minutes of his release from jail, the Spokane Police Department said in a statement. Goodman […]

Proud Boys member arrested in Washington state in connection with Capitol riot – National

Federal authorities on Wednesday arrested a man who describes himself as the “Sergeant of Arms” of the Seattle chapter of the far-right group Proud Boys, after he was charged in connection with the riot at the U.S. Capitol last month. Ethan Nordean, who is also known as Rufio Panman, 30, was charged with obstructing […]

Two Proud Boys indicted on federal conspiracy charges in U.S. Capitol riot – National

Two men identified as members of the Proud Boys have been indicted on federal conspiracy and other charges in the Capitol riot as prosecutors raise the stakes in some of the slew of cases stemming from the Jan. 6 insurrection. Dominic Pezzola, a former Marine who authorities say was seen on video smashing a […]

Over 150 National Guard at Biden’s inauguration in Washington test positive for COVID-19 – National

Between 150 and 200 National Guard deployed to Washington, D.C., to provide security for President Joe Biden‘s inauguration have tested positive for the coronavirus, a U.S. official said on Friday. The U.S. government imposed unprecedented security measures in the city following the deadly Jan. 6 attack on the Capitol by supporters of former President Donald Trump, including fences topped with razor […]

The House has voted to impeach Trump: What next? – National

Now that the House has impeached President Donald Trump for the second time, Speaker Nancy Pelosi must figure out the best strategy for arguing the case before the Senate. Senate rules say the trial must start soon after the chamber receives the article of impeachment, which charges “incitement of insurrection” after an angry mob […]

Washington starts security lockdown ahead of Biden inauguration – National

All through downtown Washington, the primary sound for several blocks was the beeping of forklifts unloading more fencing. There were no cars or scooters and seemingly no tourists Wednesday, just the occasional jogger and multiple construction crews at work. The U.S. Capitol that proved such a soft target last week was visible only through […]

2 U.S. Capitol officers suspended after violent protest in Washington – National

Two U.S. Capitol police officers have been suspended after a violent riot in Washington, D.C., last week, a U.S. congressman says. One of the officers suspended was taking a selfie with rioters, while the other suspended officer wore a Make America Great Again hat and started directing the mob around the Capitol, Democratic congressman […]

Capitol Hill rioters learning there’s nowhere to hide on social media

Sitting at his desk in Toronto, Giancarlo Fiorella watched all the pictures and videos from the Capitol Hill riots pop up on social media. And he started hitting “save.” “I mean, it’s paramount at this stage because there is way more footage and there are way more images that any one person can go […]

FBI monitoring plans for pro-Trump protests in Washington, state capitols: reports – National

The FBI has warned armed protests are being planned for Washington, D.C., and in 50 U.S. state capital cities ahead of U.S. President-elect Joe Biden‘s Jan. 20 inauguration. ABC News reported on Monday that it had obtained an internal bulletin from the nation’s top law enforcement agency, which detailed calls for the “storming” of […]

Florida man photographed carrying Pelosi’s lectern at U.S. Capitol protest arrested – National

A Florida man photographed carrying U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s lectern from the House of Representative chambers during the riot at the U.S. Capitol was arrested late Friday, according to jail records. Adam Christian Johnson, 36, of Parrish, Florida, was arrested on a federal warrant and booked into the Pinellas County jail Friday night, […]