U.S. Capitol Riot
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September 24, 2021, 4:35 PM

Oklahoma man took beer during Capitol riot, pleads guilty

An Oklahoma man who took part in the Jan. 6 U.S. Capitol insurrection and took a beer from a refrigerator in the building has pleaded guilty to a misdemeanor
September 24, 2021, 4:35 PM
Oklahoman man took beer during Capitol riot, pleads guilty
September 24, 2021, 12:22 PM

Jan. 6 committee issues subpoenas to Trump’s inner circle

Lawmakers investigating the Jan. 6 insurrection at the U.S. Capitol have issued their first subpoenas to Mark Meadows, Dan Scavino, Kash Patel and Steve Bannon.
September 24, 2021, 12:22 PM
Jan. 6 committee issues subpoenas to Trump’s inner circle
September 24, 2021, 10:38 AM

Jan. 6 select committee sends first subpoenas to former Trump aides, advisers

The House committee investigating the Jan. 6 Capitol riot issued its first subpoenas Thursday to four former senior Trump administration officials.
September 24, 2021, 10:38 AM
Jan. 6 select committee sends 1st subpoenas to former Trump aides, advisers
September 22, 2021, 9:56 PM

House committee probing Jan. 6 attack could subpoena Trump aides: Sources

The House committee investigating the Jan. 6 Capitol attack could subpoena several former high-level Trump aides for records and information, sources tell ABC News.
September 22, 2021, 9:56 PM
Committee probing Jan. 6 attack could subpoena Trump aides: Sources
September 21, 2021, 8:16 PM

Capitol Police Chief updates agency's reforms

U.S. Capitol Police Chief Thomas Manger gives an update on agency reforms.
September 21, 2021, 8:16 PM
Capitol Police Chief updates agency's reforms
September 20, 2021, 7:10 PM

Federal officer arrested at Capitol rally won't be charged

A federal law enforcement officer was arrested carrying a gun at Saturday’s rally at the U.S. Capitol billed to support the suspects charged in January’s insurrection, but he will not be prosecuted
September 20, 2021, 7:10 PM
September 19, 2021, 4:08 PM

Law enforcement outnumbers protestors at Jan. 6 rally

The protest to support the Capitol riot protestors only had around 400-450 mostly peaceful protestors, a stark contrast to the thousands of angry violent protestors at the Jan. 6 rally.
September 19, 2021, 4:08 PM
Law enforcement outnumbers protestors at Jan. 6 rally
September 18, 2021, 10:58 PM

'Justice for J6' rally ends without any known major incidents

While organizers secured a permit for 700 attendees, attendance fell short of expectations.
September 18, 2021, 10:58 PM
'Justice for J6' rally ends without any known major incidents
September 18, 2021, 1:48 PM

Security tight in Washington, D.C., ahead of 'Justice for J6' rally

Police are bracing for the rally in support of insurrectionists who stormed the Capitol building on Jan. 6.
September 18, 2021, 1:48 PM
Security tight in Washington, D.C., ahead of 'Justice for J6' rally
September 18, 2021, 10:19 AM

DC authorities on high alert for planned weekend rally

Capitol police have increased security and say they are concerned about threats of violence at Saturday’s planned rally in support of hundreds of people charged in the Jan. 6 riot.
September 18, 2021, 10:19 AM
DC authorities on high alert for planned weekend rally
September 18, 2021, 12:31 AM

'We are prepared': Law enforcement stresses readiness ahead of right-wing rally

Law enforcement leaders voiced a unified message of preparedness on Friday.
September 18, 2021, 12:31 AM
'We are prepared': Law enforcement stresses readiness ahead of right-wing rally
September 17, 2021, 11:40 PM

Protest for jailed Capitol rioters: Police ready this time

Allies of Donald Trump are mounting a Saturday rally at the U.S. Capitol, aimed at supporting protesters now in jail on charges from the Jan. 6 insurrection
September 17, 2021, 11:40 PM
September 17, 2021, 9:02 PM

DC, on high alert as it prepares for rally supporting Jan. 6 insurrectionists

ABC News’ Alex Presha delivers the latest headlines from today’s top stories.
September 17, 2021, 9:02 PM
DC, on high alert as it prepares for rally supporting Jan. 6 insurrectionists
September 17, 2021, 8:41 PM

Capitol Police prepare for Justice for J6 rally

Law enforcement officials held a news conference on the latest security preparation ahead of Saturday’s Justice for J6 rally.
September 17, 2021, 8:41 PM
Capitol Police prepare for Justice for J6 rally
September 17, 2021, 7:26 PM

Organizer of Saturday rally looks to rewrite Jan. 6 history

"At no point will I cancel this rally."
September 17, 2021, 7:26 PM
September 17, 2021, 11:38 AM

US Capitol security increased ahead of Jan. 6 rally

Protesters are planning to return to Washington, D.C., in support of rioters who stormed the Capitol on Jan. 6, 2021.
September 17, 2021, 11:38 AM
US Capitol security increased ahead of Jan. 6 rally
September 17, 2021, 4:18 AM

Capitol security ramps up ahead of weekend protests

A protest in support of the more than 600 people charged in the Jan. 6 riots is expected to take place on Saturday in Washington, D.C.
September 17, 2021, 4:18 AM
Capitol security ramps up ahead of weekend protests
September 16, 2021, 10:14 PM

Fencing outside US Capitol reinstalled ahead of rally

The fence surrounding the U.S. Capitol was reinstalled ahead of the "Justice for J6" rally.
September 16, 2021, 10:14 PM
Fencing outside US Capitol reinstalled ahead of rally
September 16, 2021, 6:44 PM

Fences go back up around Capitol building ahead of 'Justice for J6' rally

“We are closely monitoring Sept. 18 and we are planning accordingly,” said Capitol Police Chief Tom Manger.
September 16, 2021, 6:44 PM
Fences go back up around Capitol building ahead of 'Justice for J6' rally
September 14, 2021, 2:06 AM

Man arrested with weapons near DNC headquarters: US Capitol Police

U.S. Capitol Police arrested a man armed in his truck with multiple knives, a bayonet and a machete near the Democratic National Committee headquarters in Washington.
September 14, 2021, 2:06 AM
Man arrested with weapons near DNC headquarters: US Capitol Police
September 14, 2021, 12:10 AM

Capitol Police arrest suspected white supremacist

Police say they arrested a suspected white supremacist near the Democratic National Committee headquarters. Officials say they found weapons inside a pickup truck plastered with racist symbols.
September 14, 2021, 12:10 AM
Capitol Police arrest suspected white supremacist
September 13, 2021, 10:32 PM

Capitol Police prepare for Justice for J6 rally

Preventative security measures are being taken as supporters of the Jan. 6 Capitol riot prepare to rally on Saturday.
September 13, 2021, 10:32 PM
Capitol Police prepare for Justice for J6 rally
September 13, 2021, 9:47 PM

Capitol rally seeks to rewrite Jan. 6 by exalting rioters

Allies of Trump are calling those charged in the riot "political prisoners."
September 13, 2021, 9:47 PM
September 12, 2021, 2:19 AM

Capitol Police recommend Jan. 6 officers for discipline

The U.S. Capitol Police is recommending disciplinary action in six cases.
September 12, 2021, 2:19 AM
September 11, 2021, 12:57 AM

House committee investigating Capitol riot reviewing thousands of documents

The panel has requested records from the Trump administration.
September 11, 2021, 12:57 AM
Committee investigating Capitol riot reviewing thousands of documents
September 9, 2021, 5:37 PM

Capitol riot participant from Alabama reaches plea deal

A Vietnam veteran charged with bringing 11 Molotov cocktails and other weapons to Washington on the day of the U.S. Capitol riot has reached a plea agreement with prosecutors
September 9, 2021, 5:37 PM
September 9, 2021, 12:29 PM

Capitol Hill fencing to go back up amid security concerns

Fencing will be reinstated around Capitol Hill due to growing safety concerns ahead of a Sept. 18 rally in support of those arrested during the Jan. 6 insurrection.
September 9, 2021, 12:29 PM
Capitol Hill fencing to go back up amid security concerns
September 9, 2021, 10:03 AM

FBI releases new video of suspect who placed pipe bombs outside RNC, DNC before Jan. 6 riot

The FBI has released new video from its investigation into the still-unidentified suspect who allegedly planted pipe bombs outside the RNC and DNC before the Jan. 6 riot.
September 9, 2021, 10:03 AM
FBI releases new videos of suspect who planted pipe bombs outside RNC, DNC
September 9, 2021, 12:30 AM

FBI release video of Capitol riot bomb suspect

Video from a newly disclosed camera angle showed the still unidentified suspect allegedly outside the DNC headquarters in Washington, D.C. Authorities said the two pipe bombs could have been lethal.
September 9, 2021, 12:30 AM
FBI release video of Capitol riot bomb suspect
September 8, 2021, 3:02 AM

Capitol rioter from Idaho pleads guilty to assaulting police

An Idaho man charged with assaulting police in the Jan. 6 riot at the U.S. Capitol has pleaded guilty
September 8, 2021, 3:02 AM
September 4, 2021, 3:01 PM

Man who wore horns and face paint at Capitol riot pleads guilty

Jacob Chansley pleaded guilty to obstruction of an official proceeding before Congress. He’s expected to be sentenced to up to four years in prison.
September 4, 2021, 3:01 PM
Man who wore horns and face paint at Capitol riot pleads guilty
September 4, 2021, 2:36 AM

'QAnon Shaman' pleads guilty to felony charge for role in Jan. 6 Capitol riot

The man seen sporting a Viking helmet and fur vest during the Jan. 6 Capitol attack pleaded guilty Friday to one felony count related to his participation in the riot.
September 4, 2021, 2:36 AM
'QAnon Shaman' pleads guilty to felony charge for role in Jan. 6 Capitol riot
September 3, 2021, 9:53 PM

Paramedics and first responders share new accounts of Jan. 6 insurrection

A new film offers a firsthand perspective from the firefighters and paramedics who responded on Jan. 6.
September 3, 2021, 9:53 PM
Paramedics and first responders share new accounts of Jan. 6 insurrection
September 3, 2021, 8:24 PM

Arizona man who wore horns in riot pleads guilty to felony

An Arizona man who sported face paint, no shirt and a furry hat with horns when he joined the mob that stormed the U.S. Capitol on Jan. 6 pleaded guilty Friday to a felony charge
September 3, 2021, 8:24 PM
September 3, 2021, 1:28 AM

Jan. 6 riot defendant returned to jail for using internet

A federal judge is ordering a prominent participant in the Jan. 6 attack on the U.S. Capitol to return to jail, saying he violated his pretrial release conditions by accessing the internet to watch false conspiracies about the election
September 3, 2021, 1:28 AM
September 2, 2021, 7:52 PM

'Approximately 1,000' assaults on law enforcement occurred during Capitol attack, DOJ review finds

A full review of bodycam footage from the Jan. 6 attack on the Capitol found roughly 1,000 instances of assault against members of law enforcement, according to the DOJ.
September 2, 2021, 7:52 PM
Capitol attack had 'approximately 1,000' assaults on law enforcement, DOJ finds
September 2, 2021, 2:37 PM

House GOP Leader McCarthy threatens companies that cooperate with Jan. 6 probe

McCarthy threatened telecommunications companies after the House select committee asked them to preserve records, phone data.
September 2, 2021, 2:37 PM
GOP leader McCarthy threatens companies that cooperate with House's Jan. 6 probe
August 31, 2021, 4:48 PM

Unresponsive lawyer for Jan. 6 defendants leaves cases at a standstill, prosecutors say

An attorney representing a number of those charged in connection with the Jan. 6 Capitol attack has been unresponsive to prosecutors for a week, the government said.
August 31, 2021, 4:48 PM
Unresponsive lawyer for Jan. 6 defendants leaves cases at a standstill: Prosecutors
1 month ago

Jan. 6 committee asks companies to preserve phone records from GOP lawmakers, Trump aides

House lawmakers are expanding their investigation into the Jan. 6 Capitol attack, seeking phone records from GOP lawmakers and Trump aides.
1 month ago
Jan. 6 committee seeks companies' phone records from GOP lawmakers, Trump aides
1 month ago

West Virginia woman pleads guilty to entering US Capitol

A college student from Hurricane, West Virginia, has pleaded guilty to entering the U.S. Capitol on Jan. 6 with supporters of former President Donald Trump
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Records rebut claims of unequal treatment of Jan. 6 rioters

Some people charged in the Jan. 6 riot at the U.S. Capitol and their Republican allies claim the Justice Department is treating them harshly because of their political views
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House panel seeks records from tech companies in riot probe

The House panel investigating the riot at the U.S. Capitol has issued sweeping document requests to social media companies
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7 Capitol Police officers sue Trump, Roger Stone, Proud Boys over Jan. 6 attack

Seven Capitol Police officers are suing former President Trump and several associates and supporters for their alleged involvement in the Jan. 6 attack on the Capitol.
1 month ago
7 Capitol Police officers sue Trump, Roger Stone, Proud Boys over Jan. 6 attack
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Jan. 6 committee seeks Trump administration records as investigation ramps up

The House select committee investigating the Jan. 6 Capitol attack on Wednesday sent records requests to eight government agencies as the panel's probe ramps up.
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Jan. 6 committee seeks Trump administration records as investigation ramps up
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Capitol Police officer exonerated in Ashli Babbitt shooting on Jan. 6

The Capitol Police officer who fatally shot Ashli Babbitt during the Jan. 6 attack on the Capitol "will not be facing internal discipline," Capitol Police said on Monday.
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Capitol Police officer exonerated in Ashli Babbitt shooting
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Infowars host in custody to face charges in Jan. 6 riot

“I'm confused at the allegations and the charges.”
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Iowa man charged in Capitol riot seeks to avoid jail return

An Iowa man charged with taking part in the Jan. 6 insurrection at the U.S. Capitol has asked a judge not to send him back to jail even though he was caught violating the terms of his pretrial release by accessing the internet
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2 Seattle cops who were at US Capitol in January are fired

Two Seattle cops who were at the U.S. Capitol in January are fired.
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Man charged for attacking Capitol officer on Jan. 6

Prosecutors charged Steven Cappuccio of Texas for allegedly attacking officer Daniel Hodges and hitting him with a baton during the Capitol riots on Jan.6.
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Man charged for attacking Capitol officer on Jan. 6
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2 friends from Virginia plead guilty to Capitol riot charges

Two friends from Virginia have pleaded guilty to charges that they joined the mob that stormed the U.S. Capitol on Jan. 6
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