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WASHINGTON, D.C. (NPR) –– The Jan. 6 attack on the U.S. Capitol led to a transformation of security for the citadel of democracy and members of Congress. One year later, a new team of Capitol security leaders is in place, and a series of congressional committees is still investigating what went wrong that day. But… Read More
WASHINGTON, D.C. (NPR) — January 6, 2021 was a Wednesday. A joint session of Congress was set to convene in the U.S. Capitol to certify Joe Biden’s electoral vote win. Meanwhile, thousands of Trump supporters gathered near the White House to hear him speak at noon ET. Tensions were high on Capitol Hill. Protesters swarmed… Read More
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Two Ohio men have become the latest people to be charged in connection to the deadly Jan. 6 insurrection at the U.S Capitol after being identified by family and acquaintances to the FBI, according to U.S. District Court documents. Thirty-nine-year-old Derek Jancart and 21-year-old Alexander Sheppard join the eight other Ohioans… Read More
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (OVR) — Data compiled by an academic research group shows the home counties of 21 people from Kentucky, Ohio and West Virginia charged so far in connection with the Jan. 6 riot and insurrection at the U.S. Capitol. The Program on Extremism at George Washington University compiled a database from the federal criminal… Read More
Seven Republicans joined with all Democrats and independents to vote to convict the former president for inciting an insurrection, but the tally is short of the two-thirds vote needed.
Warning: Some video shown during the trial may contain graphic images of violence and profanity. WASHINGTON, D.C. (NewsHour) — President Donald Trump’s second impeachment trial continues for a fourth day beginning at noon EST on Feb. 12. With House Democrats having concluded presenting their evidence against Trump, his defense team now takes over, making the… Read More
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The Ohio State Highway Patrol said the cost of providing security after the Jan. 6 U.S. Capitol breach was more than $2.4 million. Lt. Craig Cvetan is spokesman for the patrol. He said the extra security needed to patrol state facilities in the aftermath of the breach included $2.3 million in… Read More
Warning: Some video shown during the trial may contain graphic images of violence and profanity. WASHINGTON, D.C. (NewsHour) — President Donald Trump’s second impeachment trial continues for a third day beginning at noon EST on Feb. 11. House Democrats will present further evidence demonstrating why they believe Trump should be convicted for his role in… Read More
Warning: Some video shown during the trial may contain graphic images of violence and profanity. WASHINGTON, D.C. (PBS NewsHour) — President Donald Trump’s second impeachment trial continues for a second day beginning at noon EST on Feb. 10. House Democrats will present evidence demonstrating why they believe Trump should be convicted for his role in… Read More
Warning: Some video shown during the trial contains graphic images of violence and profanity. WASHINGTON, D.C. (PBS NewsHour) — Former President Donald Trump faces his second impeachment trial in the Senate on Feb. 9, when lawmakers will begin the process of considering whether to convict him on a charge of incitement of insurrection following the… Read More
Updated Thursday, Jan. 29, 2021 at 1:00 a.m. WASHINGTON, D.C. (WVPB) — A 71-year-old West Virginia man was arrested Wednesday outside of the U.S. Capitol after a gun and 20 rounds of ammunition was found in his vehicle. U.S. Capitol Police arrested Dennis Westover of South Charleston, West Virginia and charged him with carrying a… Read More
More than two dozen off-duty officers attended the pro-Trump rally. Federal investigators will determine if they broke any the laws during the insurrection.
COLUMBUS, Ohio (Statehouse News Bureau) — Saying “violence will not be tolerated in Ohio”, Gov. Mike DeWine says the Highway Patrol and the Ohio National Guard will back up Columbus police forces for a planned “armed march” by right-wing and pro-Trump supporters this weekend. DeWine said 700 members of the Ohio National Guard will be… Read More
Just one week before he will leave office, Trump has now become the first U.S. president to be impeached twice.
COLUMBUS, Ohio (WYSO) — Vaccines will be available to Ohioans 80 years and older beginning Tuesday, Jan. 19. About 800 providers across the state have been selected to be part of the first week of distribution. At a coronavirus briefing, Gov.Mike DeWine said the state has asked local health departments and emergency management agencies to… Read More
Lawmaker Resigns From West Virginia House After Being Charged For His Role In U.S. Capitol Insurrection
WAYNE COUNTY, W.Va. (WVPB) — Derrick Evans, a newly elected West Virginia state lawmaker, has resigned before serving a single day in the West Virginia House of Delegates. The 35-year-old from Wayne County was one of hundreds of pro-Trump extremists who stormed the U.S. Capitol and disrupted Congress during the certification of state election results… Read More
WAYNE COUNTY, W.Va. (WVPB) — A West Virginia lawmaker who filmed himself taking part in the storming of the U.S. Capitol Wednesday has been charged by federal officials. Del. Derrick Evans, R-Wayne — who was just elected to a first term in the West Virginia House of Delegates — has been charged with entering a… Read More
Members of Congress returned to the floor after pro-Trump extremists stormed the Capitol and halted certification proceedings.
In his first remarks, since the start of the insurrection, Trump said of the extremists who stormed the Capitol, “you’re very special.”