Oath Keeper who guarded Roger Stone before Jan. 6 attack gets more than 4 years in prisonJune 1, 2023 GMT
WASHINGTON (AP) — A member of the far-right Oath Keepers extremist group who was part of a security detail for former President Donald Trump's longtime adviser Roger Stone before storming the U.S.
Ex-Trump White House official Peter Navarro to go on trial in September in Jan. 6 contempt caseMay 30, 2023 GMT
WASHINGTON (AP) — Former Trump White House official Peter Navarro will stand trial in September on contempt of Congress charges filed after he refused to cooperate with a congressional investigation into the Jan.
Woman who threatened Nancy Pelosi with hanging during Capitol riot gets over 2 years in prisonMay 30, 2023 GMT
A Pennsylvania restaurant owner who screamed death threats directed at then-House Speaker Nancy Pelosi while storming the U.S. Capitol was sentenced on Tuesday to more than two years in prison.
Jan. 6 rioters are raking in thousands in donations. Now the US is coming after their haulMay 28, 2023 GMT
An Associated Press review of court records shows that prosecutors in the more than 1,000 criminal cases from Jan. 6, 2021, are increasingly asking judges to impose fines on top of prison sentences to offset donations from supporters of the Capitol rioters.
Oath Keepers founder Stewart Rhodes sentenced to 18 years for seditious conspiracy in Jan. 6 attackMay 25, 2023 GMT
Oath Keepers founder Stewart Rhodes has been sentenced to 18 years in prison for seditious conspiracy in the Jan. 6, 2021, attack on the U.S. Capitol. He was sentenced Thursday after a landmark verdict convicted him of spearheading a weekslong plot to keep former President Donald Trump in power.
Capitol rioter photographed propping feet on desk in Pelosi’s office sentenced to over 4 yearsMay 25, 2023 GMT
WASHINGTON (AP) — An Arkansas man who propped his feet on a desk in then-House Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s office in a widely circulated photo from the U.S.
Texas man near deadly police shooting during Capitol riot gets nearly 7 years in prisonMay 23, 2023 GMT
A Texas winery operator was sentenced on Tuesday to nearly seven years in prison for storming the U.S. Capitol and joining an attack on the House chamber when police shot and killed another rioter.
Texas militia member sentenced to nearly 5 years in prison for attacking police during Capitol riotMay 19, 2023 GMT
A Texas militia member was sentenced Friday to nearly five years in prison for attacking police officers at the U.S. Capitol, seriously injuring one of them during a mob's attack on Jan. 6, 2021.
An Alabama man was sentenced on Tuesday to nearly two years in prison for storming the U.S. Capitol and invading the Senate floor with a knife on his hip and a gaping wound on his face.
Idaho man who dangled from Senate balcony during Capitol riot receives 15-month prison sentenceMay 10, 2023 GMT
An Idaho man who traveled to Washington in a car loaded with weapons and was photographed dangling from the Senate balcony during the Capitol riot was sentenced Wednesday to 15 months in prison.
Cedar Rapids man convicted of Capitol riot chargesMay 9, 2023 GMT
CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa (AP) — A federal jury convicted a Cedar Rapids man on Tuesday of seven charges related to the 2021 U.S. Capitol riot.
Oath Keepers’ Rhodes seeks leniency in Jan. 6 sentenceMay 8, 2023 GMT
Lawyers for Stewart Rhodes, the Oath Keepers founder convicted of seditious conspiracy in the attack on the U.S. Capitol, say he doesn’t deserve any more time behind bars when he’s sentenced this month, according to court papers filed Monday.
Veteran ‘enamored’ with Hitler gets 4 years for Capitol riotMay 8, 2023 GMT
A military veteran who told an undercover FBI agent about his admiration for Adolf Hitler and discussed a plan to “wipe out” the nation's Jewish population was sentenced on Monday to four years in prison for storming the U.S.
Jan. 6 prosecutors seek 25 years for Oath Keepers’ RhodesMay 6, 2023 GMT
The Justice Department is seeking 25 years in prison for Stewart Rhodes, the Oath Keepers founder convicted of seditious conspiracy for what prosecutors described as a violent plot to keep President Joe Biden out of the White House, prosecutors said in court papers filed Friday.
Proud Boys 1/6 verdict boosts Justice Dept. in Trump probeMay 6, 2023 GMT
WASHINGTON (AP) — Proud Boys leader Enrique Tarrio wasn't even in Washington when members of his extremist group, angry over Donald Trump 's election loss, stormed the U.S.
Proud Boys’ Tarrio guilty of Jan. 6 seditious conspiracyMay 5, 2023 GMT
Ex-FBI supervisory agent arrested on Capitol riot chargesMay 3, 2023 GMT
A former FBI supervisory agent has been arrested on charges that he joined a mob storming the U.S. Capitol, where he cheered on rioters attacking police officers, federal authorities said.
Florida man charged with throwing explosive at Capitol riotMay 2, 2023 GMT
WASHINGTON (AP) — A Florida man accused of setting off an explosive and injuring several police officers during the insurrection at the U.S. Capitol on Jan.
Missouri man sentenced to prison for Jan. 6 participationMay 2, 2023 GMT
WASHINGTON (AP) — A Missouri man who argued that cases against him and other participants in the Jan. 6, 2021, siege of the U.S. Capitol are unconstitutional was sentenced Tuesday to 45 days in jail.
Florida man gets prison term for role in attack on CapitolApril 26, 2023 GMT
WASHINGTON (AP) — A Florida man has been sentenced to four years and two months in federal prison for attacking police officers during the insurrection and storming of the U.S. Capitol on Jan.
Proud Boys Jan. 6 trial in hands of jury weighing conspiracyApril 26, 2023 GMT
WASHINGTON (AP) — Jurors began deliberating Wednesday to decide whether former Proud Boys extremist group leader Enrique Tarrio and four lieutenants are guilty of seditious conspiracy in one of the most serious cases the Justice Department has brought in the attack on the U.S.
Jury to deliberate in major Jan. 6 case against Proud BoysApril 25, 2023 GMT
WASHINGTON (AP) — The seditious conspiracy case against former Proud Boys leader Enrique Tarrio and four lieutenants went to the jury on Tuesday after dozens of witnesses over more than three months in one of the most serious cases to emerge from the Jan.
Prosecutor: Proud Boys viewed themselves as ‘Trump’s army’April 25, 2023 GMT
WASHINGTON (AP) — Ready for “all-out war,” leaders of the far-right Proud Boys extremist group viewed themselves as foot soldiers fighting for Donald Trump as the former president clung to power after the 2020 election, a prosecutor said Monday at the close of a historic trial over the U.S.
Judge scolds 1/6 lawyer, but won’t seek disciplinary actionApril 21, 2023 GMT
WASHINGTON (AP) — A federal judge in Washington reprimanded an attorney whose withdrawal from a Jan. 6 defendant's case led to a delay in the man's trial — potentially keeping him behind bars longer — but the judge declined to refer him for disciplinary action.
Jan. 6 suspect charged with firing gun toward Texas officersApril 20, 2023 GMT
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — A Texas man who agreed to surrender on charges for taking part in the U.S. Capitol riot fired a gun toward sheriff's deputies who went to his house later that day in response to a welfare call, federal prosecutors said Thursday.
Defense rests at sedition trial for Proud Boys leadersApril 20, 2023 GMT
WASHINGTON (AP) — Defense attorneys on Thursday finished presenting their trial testimony for the landmark case against former Proud Boys national leader Enrique Tarrio and four other group members charged with conspiring to stop the peaceful transfer of presidential power from Donald Trump to Joe Biden after the 2020 election.
Proud Boy who smashed Capitol window at riot denies any plotApril 19, 2023 GMT
WASHINGTON (AP) — A member of the Proud Boys far-right extremist group who smashed out a window at the U.S. Capitol, allowing some of the first Jan. 6 rioters to enter the building, testified Wednesday that he acted alone.
Mom, son who took zip ties into Senate convicted in 1/6 riotApril 18, 2023 GMT
WASHINGTON (AP) — A Tennessee man and his mother were convicted on Tuesday of charges that they stormed the Capitol, where they brought plastic zip-tie handcuffs into the Senate gallery as a mob attacked the building, court records show.
Capitol rioter who crushed officer with shield gets 7 yearsApril 14, 2023 GMT
WASHINGTON (AP) — A man who used a stolen riot shield to crush a police officer in a doorframe during the U.S. Capitol insurrection was sentenced on Friday to more than seven years in prison for his role in one of the most violent episodes of the Jan.
Florida man sentenced for role in Jan. 6 Capitol attackApril 13, 2023 GMT
WASHINGTON (AP) — A Florida man was sentenced Thursday to eight months in federal prison for his role in the insurrection and storming of the U.S. Capitol on Jan.
Romance novel model gets prison for Jan. 6 attack on policeApril 13, 2023 GMT
A Michigan pipelayer who modeled for covers of romance novels was sentenced on Thursday to three years in prison for assaulting police at the U.S. Capitol during a mob’s attack.
Navy veteran who stormed Capitol gets 3 years on gun chargesApril 13, 2023 GMT
ALEXANDRIA, Va. (AP) — A former Navy reservist who stormed the U.S. Capitol on Jan. 6, 2021, and expressed admiration for Adolf Hitler was sentenced Thursday to three years in prison on firearms charges.
Proud Boys had ‘no objective’ on Jan. 6, defendant testifiesApril 11, 2023 GMT
WASHINGTON (AP) — A former leader in the Proud Boys took the witness stand Tuesday to fight seditious conspiracy and other serious charges in the Jan. 6, 2021, attack on the U.S. Capitol, telling jurors the group had “no objective” that day.
Ex-firefighter gets prison for Jan. 6 extinguisher attackApril 11, 2023 GMT
A retired firefighter who threw a fire extinguisher at police officers during the U.S. Capitol riot was sentenced on Tuesday to more than four years in prison.
Proud Boys leaders’ Jan. 6 sedition trial inches to a closeApril 10, 2023 GMT
WASHINGTON (AP) — After almost three months of testimony, dozens of witnesses and countless legal fights, a jury will soon decide whether the onetime leader of the Proud Boys extremist group is guilty in one of the most serious cases brought in the Jan.
Court sides with Justice Dept. on Jan. 6 obstruction chargeApril 7, 2023 GMT
WASHINGTON (AP) — A federal appeals court sided Friday with the Justice Department in a case that could have upended hundreds of charges brought in the Capitol riot investigation.
Ex-Infowars employee who stormed Capitol gets home detentionApril 5, 2023 GMT
A Texas man who worked for conspiracy theorist Alex Jones' website, Infowars, was sentenced on Wednesday to four months of home detention for joining a mob's attack on the U.S.
Washington state man pleads guilty in Jan. 6 insurrectionApril 4, 2023 GMT
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — A Washington state man accused of entering the U.S. Capitol with a pro-Trump mob during the Jan. 6 deadly insurrection has pleaded guilty to entering and remaining in a restricted building or grounds.
Ex-Boston officer charged with assaulting cop in Jan. 6 riotMarch 30, 2023 GMT
BOSTON (AP) — A former Boston police officer was arrested Thursday on charges that he assaulted a police officer after storming the U.S. Capitol with the mob of President Donald Trump supporters on Jan.
Capitol riot: FBI informant testifies for Proud Boys defenseMarch 29, 2023 GMT
WASHINGTON (AP) — An FBI informant who marched to the U.S. Capitol with fellow Proud Boys members on Jan. 6 testified on Wednesday that he didn't know of any plans for the far-right extremist group to invade the building and didn't think they inspired the violence that day.
Judge slams lawyers for slowing jailed 1/6 defendant’s caseMarch 25, 2023 GMT
A federal judge in Washington is threatening to report two attorneys for possible disciplinary action for delaying the trial of a man waiting in jail on charges that he assaulted police officers during the Capitol riot.
Informant didn’t spy on Proud Boys defense, prosecutors sayMarch 24, 2023 GMT
WASHINGTON (AP) — As revelations that a defense witness was also an FBI informant roil the already contentious Capitol riot trial of members of the far-right Proud Boys group, prosecutors said Thursday that the informant was never told to gather information about the defendants or their lawyers.
Lawyer demands Fox apologize for Jan. 6 conspiracy theoryMarch 23, 2023 GMT
NEW YORK (AP) — The lawyer for a one-time supporter of former President Donald Trump who has been caught up in a Jan. 6 conspiracy theory demanded Thursday that Fox News and host Tucker Carlson retract and apologize for repeated “falsehoods" about the man's supposed intentions.
Rioter charged in Pelosi laptop theft sentenced to prisonMarch 23, 2023 GMT
WASHINGTON (AP) — A Pennsylvania woman linked to a far-right extremist movement was sentenced on Thursday to three years in prison for storming the U.S. Capitol, where she invaded then-House Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s office with other rioters.
Federal prosecutors reveal Proud Boys witness was informantMarch 23, 2023 GMT
WASHINGTON (AP) — Federal prosecutors disclosed Wednesday that a witness expected to testify for the defense at the seditious conspiracy trial of former Proud Boys leader Enrique Tarrio and four associates was secretly acting as a government informant for nearly two years after the Jan.
Man gets 4 years for attacking police at Jan. 6 Capitol riotMarch 21, 2023 GMT
A Virginia man who assaulted police with a stolen baton and used a flashing strobe light to disorient officers trying to defend the U.S. Capitol on Jan. 6, 2021 was sentenced Tuesday to more than four years in prison.
4 guilty of conspiracy in latest Oath Keepers Jan. 6 trialMarch 20, 2023 GMT
WASHINGTON (AP) — Four people associated with the Oath Keepers were convicted on Monday of conspiracy and obstruction charges stemming from the attack on the U.S. Capitol in the latest trial involving members of the far-right antigovernment extremist group.
Prosecutors rest in sedition case against Proud Boys leadersMarch 20, 2023 GMT
WASHINGTON (AP) — Federal prosecutors on Monday rested their seditious conspiracy case against former Proud Boys leader Enrique Tarrio and four lieutenants charged with plotting to stop the transfer of presidential power from Donald Trump to Joe Biden after the 2020 election.
Florida man sentenced for role in Jan. 6 Capitol attackMarch 17, 2023 GMT
WASHINGTON (AP) — A Florida man has been sentenced to four years and seven months in federal prison for three felony charges related to the insurrection and storming of the U.S. Capitol on Jan.
Former Air Force officer gets prison term for Capitol attackMarch 17, 2023 GMT
WASHINGTON (AP) — A retired Air Force officer who stormed the U.S. Capitol dressed in combat gear and carried zip-tie handcuffs into the Senate gallery was sentenced on Friday to two years in prison.
FBI: Newspaper editor interfered with police at Capitol riotMarch 16, 2023 GMT
A former top editor of an Orthodox Jewish newspaper in New York City was arrested Thursday on charges that he interfered with police officers who were trying to protect the U.S.
2 Florida men guilty of participating in Capitol riotMarch 15, 2023 GMT
WASHINGTON (AP) — Two Florida men were convicted Wednesday of storming the U.S. Capitol during the January 2021 insurrection.
Joshua Christopher Doolin, 25, of Polk City, and Michael Steven Perkins, 39, of Plant City, were each found guilty of felony civil disorder, entering and remaining in a restricted building or grounds and disorderly and disruptive conduct in a restricted building or grounds, according to court records.
Princeton student charged with joining mob’s Capitol attackMarch 14, 2023 GMT
A Princeton University student was arrested Tuesday on charges that he joined other rioters in pushing against police officers guarding an entrance to the U.S. Capitol during a mob's attack, court records show.
Proud Boys deployed foot soldiers in sedition plot, Feds sayMarch 10, 2023 GMT
WASHINGTON (AP) — Federal prosecutors are employing an unusual strategy to prove leaders of the far-right Proud Boys extremist group orchestrated a violent plot to keep President Joe Biden out of the White House, even though some of the defendants didn't carry out the violence themselves.
Tucker Carlson’s scorn for Trump revealed in court papersMarch 8, 2023 GMT
NEW YORK (AP) — A defamation lawsuit is revealing scornful behind-the-scenes opinions by Fox News figures about Donald Trump, including a Tucker Carlson text message declaring, “I hate him passionately.”
Military veteran convicted of obstruction in Capitol riotMarch 7, 2023 GMT
WASHINGTON (AP) — A military veteran accused of telling an undercover FBI agent about a plan to "wipe out" the nation's Jewish population was convicted on Tuesday of storming the U.S.
South Dakota House nixes ban on lawmaker spouse lobbyingMarch 6, 2023 GMT
PIERRE, S.D. (AP) — A bill that would prohibit the spouses of South Dakota state lawmakers from serving as lobbyists was defeated Monday in the state House.
Backers described the bill as a much-needed ethics measure, while opponents said it targeted Republican Sen.
Ex-Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan won’t challenge Trump in 2024March 5, 2023 GMT
ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — Larry Hogan, the former Republican governor of Maryland who positioned himself as one of his party's fiercest critics of Donald Trump, said Sunday he will not challenge the ex-president for the GOP's White House nomination in 2024.
Trump can be sued for Jan. 6 riot harm, Justice Dept. saysMarch 3, 2023 GMT
WASHINGTON (AP) — Former President Donald Trump can be sued by injured Capitol Police officers and Democratic lawmakers over the Jan. 6, 2021, insurrection at the U.S.