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Emergency vehicles surround the U.S. Capitol on the night of Jan. 6, 2021, just hours after rioters left the building after failing to stop the certification of President Joe Biden’s election.

Prosecutors are seeking a 17-year sentence for Arizona resident Edward Vallejo, one of nine members of the Oath Keepers who were convicted of seditious conspiracy in the Jan. 6 attack on the Capitol. Read more»

A federal jury ruled Thursday that Enrique Tarrio and three lieutenants of his far-right Proud Boys worked to overthrow the U.S. government after former President Donald Trump lost the 2020 election.

Enrique Tarrio and three lieutenants of his far-right Proud Boys group are guilty of seditious conspiracy, a federal jury ruled Thursday, finding that each worked to overthrow the U.S. government after former President Donald Trump lost the 2020 election. Read more»

A placard is displayed with an image of the late U.S. Capitol Police officer Brian Sicknick on it as people wait for an urn with his cremated remains to be carried into the U.S. Capitol to lie in honor in the Capitol Rotunda in Washington on Feb. 2, 2021.

The estate of the late Capitol Police officer Brian Sicknick sued former President Trump in connection to U.S. Capitol attack, saying Trump incited the mob that stormed government offices in an attempt to stop the certification of President Joe Biden’s 2020 election victory. Read more»

Members who released statements Friday about the attack were united in praising the law enforcement response. 

Two years after a mob of Donald Trump supporters stormed the U.S. Capitol in an attempt to undo Trump’s loss in the 2020 presidential election, Democrats in Congress vowed to remember the Capitol police officers who died, hold Trump accountable and prevent similar attacks. Read more»

Arizona House Speaker Rusty Bowers.

Rusty Bowers, the former speaker of the Arizona House who resisted pressures to overturn 2020 election results, will be honored as one of a dozen people who “demonstrated courage and selflessness during a moment of peril for our nation.” Read more»

Attorney General Merrick Garland gives an update on the Justice Department's investigation of the Jan. 6, 2021 insurrection at the U.S. Capitol.

The FBI is still working to identify hundreds of people who committed violent crimes when a far-right mob attempted to overthrow the U.S. government two years ago this week, Attorney General Merrick Garland said Wednesday. Read more»

Mark Finchem has built a national profile as a key proponent of misinformation about the 2020 elections.

The testimony of Oro Valley Republican Mark Finchem to the congressional committee investigating the Jan. 6 insurrection sheds gives new insight into a man who has been instrumental in misinformation around Arizona’s electoral process.  Read more»

While largely symbolic, the referred charges — if proven — are punishable by up to 45 years in prison.

Lawmakers investigating the Jan. 6 insurrection that resulted in a referral for criminal prosecution of former President Trump released their final report, as a group of Republican representatives published a separate opposition report into Capitol security failures. Read more»

The government’s indictment accuses the members of the loosely organized antigovernment militia of planning to 'stop the lawful transfer of presidential power by Jan. 20, 2021.'

Jury selection in the trial of four Oath Keepers' members charged with seditious conspiracy in connection with the Jan. 6, 2021, Capitol attack began on Tuesday, less than a week after two of their co-defendants were convicted by a jury of the rare charge. Read more»

The five defendants are part of a group of more than 880 people whom the Justice Department has charged in connection with the Capitol riot.

Lawyers for five people charged with plotting to overthrow the U.S. government after the 2020 presidential election - including Stewart Rhodes, founder of the far-right Oath Keepers militia group - delivered closing arguments Monday on charges in connection with the Capitol riot. Read more»

U.S. Sen. Mark Kelly's office in Phoenix was evacuated because of a bomb threat on Sept. 26, 2022.

U.S. Sen. Mark Kelly’s Phoenix office - located in a plaza that holds other businesses - was evacuated briefly Monday afternoon after an unknown person left a voicemail implying there was a bomb in the building. Read more»

Protesters outside the Executive Tower in Phoenix on Dec. 14, 2020. The protesters believe Donald Trump won re-election in 2020 and objected to the state casting its electoral votes for Joe Biden.

The congressional committee investigating the Jan. 6 attack on the U.S. Capitol subpoenaed on Friday 14 people from seven states who participated as fake electors following the 2020 presidential election. Read more»

Capitol Police Chief Thomas Manger testifies before the Senate Rules and Administration Committee about reforms to the force on Jan. 5, 2022.

One day ahead of the Jan. 6 anniversary, Capitol Police Chief Thomas Manger detailed in testimony before the Senate how his department has worked to prevent the communication pitfalls and internal deficiencies that failed to stop last year's violent attack. Read more»

Jacob Chansley at a November protest outside the Maricopa County elections center in the outfit that later made him the face of the Jan. 6 attack on the U.S. Capitol. Chansley, who pleaded guilty Nov. 17 to one count in connection with the attack, got a new attorney this week in what may be the first step toward an appeal.

Jacob Chansley, the Arizona man dubbed the “QAnon Shaman” for his support of QAnon conspiracy theories, who pleaded guilty to his role in the Jan. 6 assault on the Capitol - switched attorneys Monday, laying the groundwork for a possible appeal of his 41-month sentence. Read more»

The government used this photo of Paul Johnson pushing over police barricades in their case against him for his role in the Jan. 6 Capitol riot.

A federal judge acknowledged on Tuesday that there could be constitutional problems with the length of time that Capitol rioters have to wait for their trial, as the mass of discovery from the Jan. 6 insurrection is enormous and growing by the day. Read more»

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