Southern Illinois couple to serve 14 days in prison for role in US Capitol attack – NBC Chicago

Southern Illinois couple to serve 14 days in prison for role in US Capitol attack – NBC Chicago

A federal judge on Friday ordered a couple in southern Illinois to spend 14 days each in prison for their roles in the January 6, 2021 attack on the U.S. Capitol. US District Supreme Court Judge Thomas Hogan said he would allow Christopher and Tina Logsdon, of Sesser, to serve their sentences intermittently over the … Read more

Judge says Trump conspired to defraud US with voter fraud claims he knew were false – NBC Chicago

Judge says Trump conspired to defraud US with voter fraud claims he knew were false – NBC Chicago

Former President Donald Trump signed legal documents challenging the results of the 2020 election, including allegations of electoral fraud he knew were false, a federal judge said in a ruling Wednesday. U.S. District Court Judge David Carter, in an 18-page advisory, ordered the release of those emails between Trump and attorney John Eastman to the … Read more

Illinois Man, Father Enter Pleas in January 6 Capitol Riot Cases – NBC Chicago

Illinois Man, Father Enter Pleas in January 6 Capitol Riot Cases – NBC Chicago

An Illinois man and his Utah resident father pleaded guilty to felony charges related to the January 6, 2021 attack on the United States Capitol. Matthew R. Bokoski, 31, of Chicago, and Bradley Bokoski, 58, of Eagle Mountain, Utah, entered pleas Thursday, according to documents filed with the U.S. District Court in the District of … Read more

Jan. 6 Committee plans to vote on Trump subpoena, sources say – NBC Chicago

Jan. 6 Committee plans to vote on Trump subpoena, sources say – NBC Chicago

The House committee investigating the Jan. 6 attack on the Capitol plans to vote to subpoena former President Donald Trump, sources familiar with the committee’s plans told NBC News on Thursday. Members of the panel, expected to hold its final hearing before the midterm elections Thursday, had previously said they were still considering seeking an … Read more

‘Surprising’ Details Promised by Jan. 6 Committee for Today’s Hearing – NBC Chicago

‘Surprising’ Details Promised by Jan. 6 Committee for Today’s Hearing – NBC Chicago

The Jan. 6 House Committee will reveal “surprising” details, including secret service evidence from Donald Trump about the 2021 Capitol attack, in what will likely be the final public hearing before the November midterm elections. . Thursday afternoon’s hearing, the panel’s 10th public session, is expected to discuss Trump’s “state of mind” and the central … Read more

Oath Keepers Founder Was Once Promising Law Grad – NBC Chicago

Oath Keepers Founder Was Once Promising Law Grad – NBC Chicago

Long before he assembled one of the largest far-right anti-government militia groups in U.S. history, before his Oath Keepers stormed the U.S. Capitol on Jan. 6, 2021, Stewart Rhodes was a promising Yale Law School graduate. He secured a clerkship on the Arizona Supreme Court, in part thanks to his unusual life story: a stint … Read more

DOJ has issued dozens of subpoenas related to Trump and Capitol Riot in the past week – NBC Chicago

DOJ has issued dozens of subpoenas related to Trump and Capitol Riot in the past week – NBC Chicago

The Justice Department has issued about 40 subpoenas in the past week in connection with the actions of former President Donald Trump, his allies and attempts to undo the 2020 election, according to sources familiar with the case. It also seized two phones, the sources said. The subpoenas and phone seizures, first reported by The … Read more

Illinois Man Pleads Guilty of Misdemeanors in 2021 Capitol Riot – NBC Chicago

Illinois Man Pleads Guilty of Misdemeanors in 2021 Capitol Riot – NBC Chicago

A man from central Illinois pleaded guilty Friday to a felony for assaulting a law enforcement officer and a member of the news media during the Jan. 6, 2021 Capitol riot, prosecutors said. Shane Jason Woods, 44, of Auburn, south of Springfield, pleaded guilty in the District of Columbia to assaulting, resisting or obstructing law … Read more

White House attorney Herschmann gets a subpoena on Jan

White House attorney Herschmann gets a subpoena on Jan

By Katelyn Polantz | CNN Trump White House attorney Eric Herschmann, who has reversed the efforts of the former president and his allies to undo the 2020 election, has been subpoenaed by a federal grand jury investigating the events surrounding January 6, 2021. cnn. Herschmann’s subpoena for documents and testimony follows similar subpoenas in the … Read more

2 Chicago Men Reject Plea Deals For January 6 Capitol Attack – NBC Chicago

2 Chicago Men Reject Plea Deals For January 6 Capitol Attack – NBC Chicago

Two Chicago men charged in connection with the January 6, 2021 US Capitol attack have moved to deny plea deals offered by federal prosecutors, according to court records obtained by NBC 5 Investigates. Athanasios Zoyganeles, who was arrested and charged in February, accepted a deal and pleaded guilty on July 1. But on Wednesday, his … Read more