Federal prosecutors in Washington today added a new charge against Capitol stroller Mark Sahady of Malden, which carries a potential prison sentence of a year and which would mean, if he's convicted, he could never legally own a gun. Read more.
The FBI has released photos of a guy they say was "involved in the assault of several members of the media and destruction of property at the media staging area at the Northeast Corner of the U.S. Capitol at approximately 5 p.m." on Jan. 6.
If he looks familiar, contact the FBI at 1-800-CALL-FBI or submit a tip at tips.fbi.gov. Reference photo 211 - AOM.
A federal judge today released Mark Sahady of Malden on personal recognizance while he goes through court proceedings related to the failed putsch in Washington earlier this month - subject to several conditions, including that his mother, with whom he lives, has to give up her licensed gun pending the conclusion of his case. Read more.
The FBI today scooped up two local right wingers on charges they participated in the failed coup attempt at the US Capitol on Jan. 6, thanks in part to local Twitter users who IDed them in a photo of stormin' Y'all-Qaedists in a Capitol hallway. Read more.
Boston Police announce that several streets in front of or near the State House are being shut, in advance of Wednesday's inauguration in Washington, because of potential threats from fascists. Read more.
Cambridge Day reports Somerville Mayor Joe Curtatone and city councilors expressed alarm today at tweets by Jessica Turner, a board member of a city affordable-housing trust fund who went to Washington earlier this week and at one point tweeted "We have breached the steps." Read more.
When the MetroWest Daily News interviewed Sue Ianni after she returned from Washington the other day, she declined to say whether she had actually marched on the Capitol, let alone took part in a would-be putsch that left five people dead. Read more.
Keiko Zoll reports that among the Trumpists in Washington hoping to watch the Reichstag burn today was Diana Ploss, the angry screaming lady with the iPhone whose specialty is getting in people's faces to try to provoke them - like parents with little kids at BLM rallies. Read more.