A federal judge sentenced Army veterans Jessica Watkins, of Woodstock, Ohio, to more than eight years in prison and Kenneth Harrelson, of Titusville, Fla., to four years in the 2021 riot.
Using text messages, video and recorded calls, the DOJ is arguing that the defendants set out to overturn the 2020 election results by storming the Capitol and interrupting the electoral vote count.
The founder of the Oath Keepers and four others individuals linked to the far-right, anti-government group go on trial Tuesday on seditious conspiracy and other charges stemming from the Jan. 6 riot.
Kellye SoRelle, who was arrested in Texas, is latest person with ties to the group to face charges stemming from the Jan. 6 insurrection.
Trump made a fateful choice in the early morning hours of Dec. 19, 2020, days after the Electoral College voted, to choose a path that led to the insurrection on Jan. 6.
The committee showed video clips and text messages to demonstrate how far-right groups were emboldened by Trump's false claims about the 2020 election.
Aides to the congressional committee investigating the Jan. 6, 2021 attack on the U.S. Capitol said the next hearing would focus on extremist groups and their possible links to Trump and his allies.
A Georgia man affiliated with the far-right Oath Keepers militia group became the second Capitol rioter to plead guilty to seditious conspiracy for his actions leading up and through the Jan. 6, 2021 insurrection.
Brian Ulrich pleaded guilty to seditious conspiracy and obstruction, and agreed to cooperate with government investigators.
In the biggest Capitol riot case yet, 11 Oath Keepers stand charged of seditious conspiracy. The government faces steep challenges in proving them guilty of the hefty and rare charges.
The federal government has charged Stewart Rhodes and 10 others with seditious conspiracy in the most serious case to emerge from its investigation into the Capitol riot.
The District of Columbia is seeking damages from the two far-right groups for allegedly conspiring to terrorize the city with the violent attack on Jan. 6.
Prosecutors said James Beeks, who played Judas in a Jesus Christ Superstar production and also works as a Michael Jackson impersonator, can be seen in photos and videos from Jan. 6 wearing the jacket.
NPR has identified previously undisclosed connections between the far-right anti-government group the Oath Keepers and defendants charged in connection with the Jan. 6 Capitol riot.
In an interview, Sheriff Chad Bianco sought to minimize his past affiliation with the group, 17 members of which have been indicted in connection with the Jan. 6 insurrection at the U.S. Capitol.