Stories tagged: "January 6"

FILE - Insurrectionists loyal to President Donald Trump rally at the U.S. Capitol on Jan. 6, 2021, in Washington. Nathan Donald Pelham, 40, a Texas man who agreed to surrender on charges from taking part in the U.S. Capitol riot, but later that day fired a gun toward sheriff's deputies who went to his house in response to a welfare call, was arrested Tuesday, April 18, federal prosecutors said Thursday, April 20, 2023.  Pelham, 40, allegedly fired the shots from his rural home on April 12, the same day he was told he was charged with four misdemeanors for allegedly participating in the Jan. 6 attack. In addition, he was charged with being a felon in possession of a firearm, prosecutors said.
(AP Photo/Jose Luis Magana, File)
Jan 6 Rioter Profits Off the Government He Tried to ‘Overthrow’

A Pennsylvania man charged with assaulting law enforcement officers with a flagpole during the Jan. 6 attack on the United States Capitol is profiting handsomely off the democratically-elected government he sought to undermine. 

The indictment in Georgia against former President Donald Trump is photographed Tuesday, Aug. 15, 2023. Trump and several allies have been indicted in Georgia over efforts to overturn his 2020 election loss in the state. The criminal case announced Monday is the fourth brought against the ex-president in a matter of months. (AP Photo/Jon Elswick)
Philly Natives Charged for Trying to Overturn 2020 Election in Georgia

Clark and Roman were both charged with violating Georgia’s Racketeering Influenced and Corrupt Organizations (RICO) Act, which carries a mandatory minimum of five years in prison if convicted.

Lowell Gates at the Insurrection on Jan. 6, 2021
Mechanicsburg Man Arrested for Attacking Cops With Flagpole on Jan. 6

Gates was charged with two felonies, which included assaulting, resisting, or impeding certain offices using a dangerous weapon and obstruction of law enforcement during civil disorder.

FILE - Pauline Bauer leans against a wooden statue outside Bob's Trading Post, her restaurant in Hamilton, Pa., July 21, 2021. Bauer, who screamed death threats directed at then-House Speaker Nancy Pelosi while storming the U.S. Capitol on Jan. 6, 2021, was sentenced on Tuesday to two years and three months in prison. (AP Photo/Michael Kunzelman)
Pennsylvania Woman Who Made Death Threats Against Nancy Pelosi on Jan. 6 Gets Over 2 Years in Prison

Pauline Bauer of Kane accosted officers who were trying to secure the Capitol Rotunda, shoving one of them, and yelled at police to “bring them out or we’re coming in,” according to federal prosecutors.

FILE - Proud Boys members Zachary Rehl, left, and Ethan Nordean, left, walk toward the U.S. Capitol in Washington, in support of President Donald Trump on Jan. 6, 2021. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster, File)
Philadelphia Proud Boys Leader Convicted of Seditious Conspiracy in Jan. 6 Attack

Zachary Rehl could face more than 20 years in prison after being convicted of attempting to overthrow the government by participating in the attack that was a desperate bid to keep Donald Trump in power after the 2020 election.

FILE - This booking photo provided by the Dauphin County, Pa., Prison, shows Riley June Williams. The Harrisburg woman linked to the far-right “Groyper” extremist movement, was sentenced Thursday, March 23, 2023, to three years in prison for her role in the Jan. 6, 2021 attack on the US Capitol. (Dauphin County Prison via AP)
Harrisburg Woman Who Stormed Pelosi’s Office During Jan. 6 Riot Gets 3 Years in Prison

Following the Capitol riot, Riley Williams, 23, bragged online about stealing then-House Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s gavel, laptop, and hard drives, and her intent to sell the laptop and hard drives to Russian individuals.

Chairman of the Senate Intergovernmental Operations Committee Sen. Cris Dush, R-Jefferson, speaks during a hearing at the Pennsylvania Capitol in Harrisburg, Pa., Wednesday, Sept. 15, 2021. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)
Republican Election Denier Cris Dush Has a Problem With Calling Jan. 6 Attack an Insurrection

During a Senate State Government Committee meeting, Dush ruled Democrat Amanda Cappelletti out of order for referring to the attack on the US Capitol as an insurrection, on the grounds that no one has yet specifically been charged with that offense.