Two other people are facing charges in connection to the riot on Jan. 6. Colusa County woman Valerie Elaine Ehrke faced a federal judge in Sacramento last week on charges of entering a restricted building, disorderly conduct, and demonstrating inside the U.S. Capitol, and Rocklin man Tommy Allan is accused of stealing documents from Mitch McConnell’s desk and a flag from Nancy Pelosi’s office during the Capitol riot. … [Read more...] about Former Sacramento Republican Leader Charged In Capitol Riot Will Head Back To D.C.
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This comes as several current and former police officers have been among those arrested and charged in connection with the Jan. 6 riot, in which five people died as a result of the chaos, including Capitol Police Officer Brian Sicknick and a woman shot by a plainclothes officer. … [Read more...] about NJ police union wins dispute over demand that town know if officers went to Capitol riot
“I’ve always believed that for the kids to learn in my class, they have to trust and respect me, and that entire trust and respect has been destroyed,” because people now view him as a “violent extremist,” Moorehead, a 17-year veteran of the district, said in an interview with The Associated Press. … [Read more...] about Pa. Teacher Fights Suspension After Being Photographed At Capitol Riots
The pandemic has changed transportation, though. Daily BART ridership is still down at least 80% since shelter-in-place and the agency, like others, is facing revenue losses and a budget crisis. A long road for recovery, coupled with the unknown future of commuting and remote work, may create an uphill battle in the years to come for transit operators seeking to spend money on big capital projects. … [Read more...] about Is a second S.F.-to-East Bay Transbay Tube coming? BART and regional rail unveil new plan
Despite the fact that internet-connected phones have existed for nearly two decades, the theory that only people who saw Trump speak in person could have been incited by his remarks has proved to be a hit in right-wing media. Tweets obsessing over the timeline of the riot, which started shortly before Trump finished speaking, have gone viral in an attempt to prove that Trump couldn’t have been involved in a riot that he promoted and was carried out by his supporters. … [Read more...] about Trump Allies New Riot Defense Banks On People Not Understanding How Cellphones Work