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Cowboys for Trump founder arrested after allegedly leading Capitol rioters in prayer

A New Mexico county official was arrested Sunday after federal authorities said he entered a restricted section of the U.S. Capitol during the deadly pro-Trump incursion and led rioters in prayer. Couy Griffin, an Otero County commissioner and founder of Cowboys for Trump, was arrested in Washington. D.C., and faces a single charge of knowingly […]

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FBI releases photos of suspects wanted in alleged assault on officer during Capitol riot

“Kill him with his own gun,” the officer said rioters chanted as they tried tried to take his weapon. Federal authorities released photos Sunday of seven suspects wanted in an alleged assault on a Washington, D.C., police officer during the deadly pro-Trump riot at the U.S. Capitol. In a statement, the FBI alleged that the […]

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Woman arrested at inauguration checkpoint in D.C. said she was Cabinet member, police say

She displayed “a round metallic object later identified as a Military Police Challenge Coin” and said she was part of law enforcement, police said. A woman pretending to be “part of the presidential Cabinet” was arrested at an inauguration checkpoint in Washington, D.C., on Saturday morning. The woman, Linda Magovern, 63, was charged with impersonation […]

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Phil Spector, famed music producer and convicted murderer, dies at 81

Phil Spector, the famed music producer who was convicted of the 2003 murder of actor Lana Clarkson, died Saturday. He was 81. Spector, whose full name was Harvey Phillip Spector, died of natural causes at 6:35 p.m. at an unspecified hospital, the California Corrections Department said in a news release. A medical examiner will determine […]

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Powerball jackpot increases to $730 million, Mega Millions rises to $850 million

The jackpot prize for the Mega Millions lottery would be the third largest in the history of the United States at $850 million. The Powerball jackpot has grown to $730 million and the Mega Millions jackpot soared to an estimated $850 million after the last drawing for each respective lotteries was unsuccessful. No one matched […]

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Off the grid, heavily armed and radicalized: He’s a law enforcement nightmare

Lonnie Coffman, the man accused of driving a pickup truck filled with Molotov cocktails and other deadly weapons to the nation’s capital, lives in a brick ranch house in the backwoods of Alabama. Coffman had no criminal record. No apparent social media accounts. And no city officials or law enforcement in the area had ever […]

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Selfies, social media posts making it easier for FBI to track down Capitol riot suspects

They posted that they were storming the Capitol to Facebook. They livestreamed it on YouTube and made Instagram stories of their fellow rioters as they broke in. As the FBI continues to round up rioters who stormed the U.S. Capitol on Jan. 6 to try to stop President-elect Joe Biden’s inauguration last week, it’s finding […]