U.S. Capitol Riot
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January 28, 2023, 12:20 AM

Jan. 6 rioter who maced Capitol Police officer Brian Sicknick sentenced to nearly 7 years

The Jan. 6 rioter who attacked fallen Capitol Police officer Brian Sicknick with pepper spray was sentenced Friday to 6 years and 8 months in prison.
January 28, 2023, 12:20 AM
Jan. 6 rioter who maced Capitol Police officer Brian Sicknick sentenced
January 27, 2023, 4:36 AM

Man appears in federal court to face Capitol riot charges

A mid-Michigan man says he’s innocent of the charges brought against him in connection with the Jan. 6, 2021, Capitol riot in Washington
January 27, 2023, 4:36 AM
Man appears in federal court to face Capitol riot charges
January 25, 2023, 11:37 PM

Some Jan. 6th rioters gain sympathy for cause in red states

Some participants in the Jan. 6 U.S. Capitol insurrection are taking their case that the 2020 presidential election was stolen to sympathetic audiences, including elected officials, in red states
January 25, 2023, 11:37 PM
Some Jan. 6th rioters gain sympathy for cause in red states
January 25, 2023, 12:40 PM

Former Proud Boy testifies in Jan. 6 seditious conspiracy trial

Matthew Greene took the stand on Tuesday in the trial of the former leader of the Proud Boys and four associates
January 25, 2023, 12:40 PM
Former Proud Boy testifies in Jan. 6 seditious conspiracy trial
January 24, 2023, 10:17 PM

Judge convicts Capitol rioter who yelled Pelosi threats

She screamed at police to bring out Pelosi so the pro-Trump mob could hang her.
January 24, 2023, 10:17 PM
January 24, 2023, 1:05 PM

4 more Oath Keepers militia members found guilty of seditious conspiracy for Jan. 6 riot

Joseph Hackett, Roberto Minuta, David Moerschel and Edward Vallejo were all found guilty.
January 24, 2023, 1:05 PM
Oath Keepers militia members found guilty of seditious conspiracy for Jan. 6 riot
January 24, 2023, 1:01 PM

4 Oath Keepers militia members found guilty in Jan. 6 riots

Roberto Minuta, Joseph Hackett, David Moerschel and Edward Vallejo were convicted in connection with the insurrection.
January 24, 2023, 1:01 PM
4 Oath Keepers militia members found guilty in Jan. 6 riots
January 24, 2023, 1:59 AM

4 more Oath Keepers convicted of seditious conspiracy

A jury found the militia members guilty of engaging in a seditious conspiracy to stop the certification of President Joe Biden's election victory on Jan. 6, 2021.
January 24, 2023, 1:59 AM
4 more Oath Keepers convicted of seditious conspiracy
January 23, 2023, 6:26 PM

Jury convicts Jan. 6 rioter seen in infamous images with feet on desk in Pelosi's office

The photos of Bigo Barnett kicked back in an office chair with his feet on the desk quickly became among the most infamous to emerge early on out of the Capitol riot
January 23, 2023, 6:26 PM
Jan. 6 rioter seen in infamous images with feet on Pelosi office desk convicted
January 21, 2023, 2:01 AM

3 active-duty Marines charged with participating in Jan. 6 Capitol riot

The Marines worked in intelligence, and one allegedly espoused support for a second civil war, authorities said.
January 21, 2023, 2:01 AM
3 active-duty Marines charged with participating in Jan. 6 Capitol riot
January 20, 2023, 7:53 PM

3 active-duty Marines charged in Jan. 6 Capitol riot

Three active-duty Marines have been charged in the riot at the U.S. Capitol
January 20, 2023, 7:53 PM
3 active-duty Marines charged in Jan. 6 Capitol riot
January 10, 2023, 2:12 PM

Jury chosen to hear Proud Boys Jan. 6 sedition trial

A jury has been chosen for the seditious conspiracy trial of former Proud Boys leader Enrique Tarrio and four other members of the far-right extremist group
January 10, 2023, 2:12 PM
Jury chosen to hear Proud Boys Jan. 6 sedition trial
January 8, 2023, 5:26 PM

'It broke me': Capitol officer describes recurring trauma of Jan. 6 attack

U.S. Capitol Police officer Harry Dunn told ABC Chief Justice Correspondent Pierre Thomas he still feels the emotional pain of Jan. 6.
January 8, 2023, 5:26 PM
'It broke me': Capitol officer describes recurring trauma of Jan. 6 attack
January 8, 2023, 5:16 PM

‘I thought I had it beat’: Capitol Police officer Harry Dunn on trauma from Jan. 6

ABC News’ Pierre Thomas sits down with Capitol Police officer Harry Dunn two years after the Jan. 6 attack.
January 8, 2023, 5:16 PM
‘I thought I had it beat’: Capitol Police officer Harry Dunn on trauma from Jan. 6
January 7, 2023, 11:47 AM

By the Numbers: Jan. 6 investigations

A look behind the numbers behind arrests and prosecutions from the Jan. 6 attack on the U.S. Capitol.
January 7, 2023, 11:47 AM
By the Numbers: Jan. 6 investigations
January 7, 2023, 5:31 AM

Biden honors officers who defended Capitol on Jan. 6

On the second anniversary of the Jan. 6 attack, President Joe Biden awarded the Presidential Citizens Medal to officers who defended the U.S. Capitol and others who protected democracy.
January 7, 2023, 5:31 AM
Biden honors officers who defended Capitol on Jan. 6
January 7, 2023, 1:30 AM

Nation pauses to mark 2 years since Jan. 6 Capitol attack

ABC News correspondent Mary Alice Parks and attorney Richard Frankel, an ABC News contributor, reflect on the two-year anniversary of the Jan. 6 attack on the Capitol.
January 7, 2023, 1:30 AM
Nation pauses to mark 2 years since Jan. 6 Capitol attack
January 7, 2023, 1:22 AM

Biden, lawmakers honor officers who defended Capitol on Jan. 6

President Joe Biden on Friday awarded the Presidential Citizens Medal to officers who defended the U.S. Capitol on Jan. 6, 2021.
January 7, 2023, 1:22 AM
Biden, lawmakers honor officers who defended Capitol on Jan. 6
January 7, 2023, 1:10 AM

Biden, lawmakers mark 2nd anniversary of Jan. 6 attack

President Joe Biden and members of Congress marked the second anniversary of the attack on the U.S. Capitol by honoring the law enforcement who defended the building.
January 7, 2023, 1:10 AM
Biden, lawmakers mark 2nd anniversary of Jan. 6 attack
January 6, 2023, 9:31 PM

Presidential Citizens Medal awarded to 12 individuals in White House ceremony

The medals were awarded to police officers who defended the U.S. Capitol, and others who protected democracy, as Washington marks the second anniversary of the Jan. 6 attack.
January 6, 2023, 9:31 PM
Presidential Citizens Medal awarded to 12 individuals in White House ceremony
January 6, 2023, 9:02 PM

Biden addresses the nation 2 years after Capitol attack

President Joe Biden honored officers who defended the U.S. Capitol, and others who protected democracy in a speech Friday.
January 6, 2023, 9:02 PM
Biden addresses the nation 2 years after Capitol attack
January 6, 2023, 9:01 PM

Capitol officer describes recurring trauma of Jan. 6 attack

U.S. Capitol Police officer Harry Dunn sat down with ABC’s Pierre Thomas and described the recurring trauma he suffered following the Jan. 6 attack.
January 6, 2023, 9:01 PM
Capitol officer describes recurring trauma of Jan. 6 attack
January 6, 2023, 8:53 PM

Ex-lawmaker who served time for Jan. 6 riot seeks House seat

A former West Virginia lawmaker who served three months in prison for his participation in the Jan. 6th Capitol riot says he's running for Congress
January 6, 2023, 8:53 PM
Ex-lawmaker who served time for Jan. 6 riot seeks House seat
January 6, 2023, 7:27 PM

Jan. 6 'serious attack' on democracy, Capitol Police better prepared: Chief

Jan. 6 was a "serious attack" on democracy, Capitol Police chief Tom Manger told ABC News Live.
January 6, 2023, 7:27 PM
Jan. 6 'serious attack' on democracy, Capitol Police better prepared: Chief
1 month ago

Lawmakers commemorate 2nd anniversary of Jan. 6 attack

Names of fallen officers were read by families followed by a 140-second moment of silence honoring those who defended the Capitol.
1 month ago
Lawmakers commemorate 2nd anniversary of Jan. 6 attack
1 month ago

How has domestic extremism changed 2 years after Jan. 6

Amy Cooter, who has researched extremism and militias for years, said it is a lot harder to track anti-government groups since Jan. 6
1 month ago
A look at militias, domestic extremists 2 years after Jan. 6
1 month ago

Longtime partner of officer who died after Jan. 6 files wrongful death lawsuit against Trump, others

Trump and others have been sued by the partner of late Capitol Police Officer Brian Sicknick, who died after defending the Capitol in the Jan. 6 insurrection
1 month ago
Longtime partner of officer who died after Jan. 6 files lawsuit against Trump
1 month ago

2 years after Jan. 6, DOJ faces questions on accountability for Trump, other top figures

More than 950 individuals have faced charges in the Jan. 6 attack, according to an ABC News analysis of court records, more than half of whom have pleaded guilty.
1 month ago
DOJ faces questions on accountability for Trump, other top Jan. 6 figures
1 month ago

Jan. 6th lawsuit

The longtime partner of a Capitol Police officer who died from injuries suffered during the Jan. 6th attack has filed a wrongful death lawsuit against former President Trump.
1 month ago
Jan. 6th lawsuit
1 month ago

Has the Jan. 6 committee investigation changed American politics?

Has the Jan. 6 committee investigation changed American politics? "I think it would be a mistake to believe that the danger has passed," one expert told ABC News.
1 month ago
Has the Jan. 6 committee investigation changed American politics?
1 month ago

2 years later, Jan. 6 pipe bomber remains a mystery

The reward for information on the suspect who placed pipe bombs a day before Jan. 6 has climbed to $500,000.
1 month ago
2 years later, Jan. 6 pipe bomber remains a mystery
1 month ago

Proud Boys go to trial on sedition as Jan. 6 probe heats up

The seditious conspiracy trial of Proud Boys leader Enrique Tarrio and four lieutenants is coming at a pivotal time in the Justice Department's investigation of the Capitol riot and its prosecution of Jan. 6 defendants
1 month ago
Proud Boys go to trial on sedition as Jan. 6 probe heats up
1 month ago

2 years after Jan. 6, Capitol Police chief highlights 100 security improvements

Capitol Police Chief Tom Manger is outlining what the agency has done to improve security nearly two years after Jan. 6
1 month ago
2 years after Jan. 6, Capitol Police chief highlights 100 security improvements
1 month ago

Top incoming House GOP investigators say they have little interest in probing Jan. 6

Top incoming House GOP investigators told ABC News they have little interest in probing Jan. 6.
1 month ago
Top incoming House GOP investigators say they have little interest in probing Jan. 6
1 month ago

Jan. 6 committee withdraws Trump subpoena, citing investigation's 'imminent end'

Trump's subpoena by the House Jan. 6 committee has been formally withdrawn
1 month ago
Jan. 6 committee withdraws Trump subpoena, citing investigation's 'imminent end'
1 month ago

Jan. 6 committee releases 46 more interview transcripts from probe

A day after the Jan. 6 committee issued its final report, the panel on Friday released its next batch of transcripts from interviews it conducted during the probe.
1 month ago
Jan. 6 committee releases 46 more interview transcripts from probe
1 month ago

'One man' to blame for Capitol riot: Jan. 6 committee

The Jan. 6 committee released its 845-page report, blaming former President Donald Trump for the Capitol riots and recommending that Trump never again be allowed to hold public office.
1 month ago
'One man' to blame for Capitol riot: Jan. 6 committee
1 month ago

Trump attacks Jan. 6 report, claiming it 'did not produce a single shred of evidence'

Former President Trump responded publicly Friday night to the final report released by the House Jan. 6 committee, attacking the committee and refuting its findings.
1 month ago
Trump attacks Jan. 6 report, claiming it produced no evidence
1 month ago

US: Jan. 6 participant arrested after California standoff

Federal agents have taken a participant in the Jan. 6, 2021, attack on the U.S. Capitol into custody for his alleged role in the insurrection after an hours-long standoff
1 month ago
Feds: Jan. 6 participant arrested after California standoff
1 month ago

Renowned painter's son convicted in Jan. 6 attack on Capitol

The son of a renowned American painter has been convicted of four counts of participating in the Jan. 6, 2021, assault on the U.S. Capitol
1 month ago
Renowned painter's son convicted in Jan. 6 attack on Capitol
1 month ago

Jan. 6 committee: Trump ‘lit that fire’ of Capitol insurrection

ABC News’ Jay O’Brien and former U.S. Attorney Jeff Robbins break down the key takeaways from the final report released by the House select committee investigating the Jan. 6 attack.
1 month ago
Jan. 6 committee: Trump ‘lit that fire’ of Capitol insurrection
1 month ago

Jury selection for Proud Boys trial to resume next month

Jury selection for the seditious conspiracy trial of former Proud Boys leader Enrique Tarrio and four lieutenants will resume in early January after a holiday break
1 month ago
Jury selection for Proud Boys trial to resume next month
1 month ago

Jan. 6 committee releases final report

ABC News’ Jon Karl breaks down the 800-page report detailing the 18-month investigation into the attack on the Capitol and former President Donald Trump’s actions around the attacks.
1 month ago
Jan. 6 committee releases final report
1 month ago

House Jan. 6 committee releases final report, blames Trump for Capitol attack

Meanwhile, lawmakers in the House are expected to vote on a $1.7 trillion spending bill that will include more aid for Ukraine.
1 month ago
House Jan. 6 committee releases final report, blames Trump for Capitol attack
1 month ago

Jan. 6 committee releases final report

The 845-page document recommends that former President Donald Trump not be allowed to run for office ever again, citing his plan to overturn the 2020 presidential election.
1 month ago
Jan. 6 committee releases final report
1 month ago

Jan. 6 final report reveals new details, calls for Trump to be barred from office

After interviews with hundreds of witnesses, the House committee investigating the Jan. 6 attack on the U.S. Capitol has released its final report.
1 month ago
Jan. 6 final report reveals new details, calls for Trump to be barred from office
1 month ago

Jan. 6 committee releases final report, reveals new details

The Jan. 6 committee released its 800-page report on the attack on the U.S. Capitol, which includes more details about witness testimony.
1 month ago
Jan. 6 committee releases final report, reveals new details
1 month ago

Jan. 6 committee set to release final report after Trump criminal referral

ABC News investigative reporter Katherine Faulders and attorney Jeff Robbins breaks down what to expect from the House Jan. 6 committee’s final report, set to be released soon.
1 month ago
Jan. 6 committee set to release final report after Trump criminal referral
1 month ago

House Jan. 6 committee releases interview transcripts of 34 witnesses

The House committee investigating the Jan. 6 attack has released the interview transcripts of 34 witnesses who were interviewed as part of the sprawling probe.
1 month ago
House Jan. 6 committee releases interview transcripts of 34 witnesses
1 month ago

Jan. 6 committee set to release final report on Capitol attack

The House Select Committee investigating the Jan. 6 attack on the Capitol is releasing its final report. Law professor Kimberly Wehle and ABC News’ Katherine Faulders break down what comes next.
1 month ago
Jan. 6 committee set to release final report on Capitol attack