Stories tagged: "Attack on the Capitol"


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Montgomery County Man Pleads Guilty to Assaulting Officers During Jan. 6 Attack

Howard C. Richardson faces 8 years in prison for repeatedly striking a police officer with a flagpole during the US Capitol insurrection.

Pennsylvania state Sen. Doug Mastriano, (R-Franklin), speaks to supporters of President Donald Trump as they demonstrate outside the Pennsylvania State Capitol, Saturday, Nov. 7, 2020, in Harrisburg, Pa., after Democrat Joe Biden defeated Trump to become 46th president of the United States. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez)
The Jan. 6 Committee Wants to Speak With State Sen. Doug Mastriano

Mastriano, who is running for governor, was outside the US Capitol on Jan. 6, 2021, and organized several bus trips that day from Pennsylvania to Washington, DC.

A sign just outside the Capitol Rotunda memorializes US Capitol Police Officer Brian D. Sicknick, Feb. 2, 2021. (Photo by Salwan Georges/The Washington Post via Getty Images)
Trial Set for State College Man in Assault of Capitol Officer Who Died

A June 6 trial is scheduled for Julian Khater of State College and George Tanios of Morgantown, West Virginia, in the assault of Capitol Police Officer Brian Sicknick, who died after the attack on the US Capitol.

FILE - In this Jan. 6, 2021, file photo rioters try to break through a police barrier at the Capitol in Washington. People charged in the attack on the U.S. Capitol left behind a trove of videos and messages that have helped federal authorities build cases. In nearly half of the more than 200 federal cases stemming from the attack, authorities have cited evidence that an insurrectionist appeared to have been inspired by conspiracy theories or extremist ideologies, according to an Associated Press review of court records. (AP Photo/John Minchillo, File)
66 Pennsylvanians Couldn’t Help Topple Democracy: The Capitol Insurrection, One Year Later

Democracy didn’t die in Washington, DC last Jan. 6, despite the efforts of the 66 Pennsylvanians who have been arrested for their role in the deadly attack on the US Capitol.

FILE - Rep. Scott Perry, R-Pa., takes a question from a reporter at a news conference held by the House Freedom Caucus on Capitol Hill in Washington, on Aug. 23, 2021. The committee investigating the Jan. 6 U.S. Capitol insurrection has requested an interview with Perry. The Republican lawmaker is the first sitting member of Congress the panel has requested to speak with.  (AP Photo/Amanda Andrade-Rhoades, File)
UPDATE: Rep. Scott Perry Denies Jan. 6 Panel’s Request for Interview

The panel investigating the violent insurrection at the US Capitol is seeking an interview and phone records from the five-term Dauphin County congressman.

In this Jan. 6, 2021, file photo, domestic terrorists try to break through a police barrier at the Capitol in Washington. (AP Photo/John Minchillo, File)
2 Pennsylvania Men Charged in January Attack on US Capitol

Marshall Neefe, 25, of Newville, and Charles Bradford "Brad" Smith, 25, of Shippensburg, both face felony charges over their alleged roles in the Jan. 6 storming of the Capitol.

Pennsylvania Attorney General Josh Shapiro speaks with members of the media during a news conference in Darby, Pa., Wednesday, June 2, 2021.  (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)
Shapiro Slams Mastriano’s Election Audit Efforts

Josh Shapiro has slammed state Sen. Doug Mastriano's efforts to start an audit of Pennsylvania's 2020 election results.