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Amtrak halting Virginia routes ahead of Inauguration Day

Amtrak halting Virginia routes ahead of Inauguration Day

6 hours ago   |   WGN TV

PORTSMOUTH, Va. - Amtrak has issued a travel advisory in Washington D.C. ahead of Inauguration Day. Amtrak will continue to operate service as scheduled, except for some...
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University of Kentucky senior charged over alleged Capitol riot role

University of Kentucky senior charged over alleged Capitol riot role

14 hours ago   |   New York Post

A University of Kentucky senior has reportedly been charged with entering the Capitol during the riot after allegedly outing herself with her own social media posts. In one...
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Heavily armed Virginia man arrested near US Capitol

Heavily armed Virginia man arrested near US Capitol

17 hours ago   |   New York Post

An armed Virginia man is the third person arrested near the US Capitol in three days as law enforcement fortifies the area for Inauguration Day. Guy Berry, 22, was arrested...
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'Little old West Virginia' sets pace on vaccine rollout

'Little old West Virginia' sets pace on vaccine rollout

18 hours ago   |   WESH

West Virginia has emerged as an unlikely success in the nation's otherwise chaotic coronavirus vaccine rollout. Here's what they did differently.
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West Virginia, Only State to Shun Walgreens, CVS, Leads U.S. COVID Vaccine Rates

22 hours ago   |   Newsweek

National data shows the state has now administered more doses per capita than anywhere else in the country.
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In D.C., a Maryland general commands National Guard's inauguration task force

1 day ago   |   Baltimore Sun

Brig. Gen. Janeen L. Birckhead is responsible for leading the National Guard security efforts for the Capitol and the area around it, including the U.S. Supreme Court and the...
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Media sounds the alarm as man nabbed in DC with pistol, 500 rounds of AMMO & 'fake pass' . . .neglects to tell rest of the story

Media sounds the alarm as man nabbed in DC with pistol, 500 rounds of AMMO & 'fake pass' . . .neglects to tell rest of the story

1 day ago   |   RT   |   2 articles

CNN and others rushed to report the arrest of a man at Washington's ‘checkpoint' with a pistol, 500 rounds of ammunition and a “fake” inauguration pass. The man said he was a...
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Police arrest man trying to enter D.C. security checkpoint with loaded gun, fake inauguration credentials

Police arrest man trying to enter D.C. security checkpoint with loaded gun, fake inauguration credentials

1 day ago   |   WGN TV   |   2 articles

WASHINGTON - Capitol Police arrested a Virginia man for allegedly trying to enter through a Washington, D.C. checkpoint armed with a gun, ammunition, and fake credentials...
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Police arrest man in DC who had loaded handgun, fake inaugural credentials

Police arrest man in DC who had loaded handgun, fake inaugural credentials

1 day ago   |   KMBC

U.S. Capitol Police arrested a Virginia man as he attempted to pass through a police checkpoint in downtown D.C. with fake inaugural credentials and a loaded handgun.
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Joe Manchin Backs Congress Considering Removal of Ted Cruz, Josh Hawley Over Capitol Insurrection

1 day ago   |   Newsweek

When asked during a TV interview if he believes the January 6 events at the Capitol were in fact an insurrection, the West Virginia senator replied succinctly: "Absolutely, no...
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Man allegedly hid inside Chicago airport for 3 months due to fear of coronavirus

Man allegedly hid inside Chicago airport for 3 months due to fear of coronavirus

A California man who told police that the coronavirus pandemic left him afraid to fly has been arrested on charges that he hid in a secured area at Chicago's O'Hare... Read more ...

FBI investigates tip that a woman stole a laptop from Pelosi's office to...

FBI investigates tip that a woman stole a laptop from Pelosi's office to potentially sell to Russia

In a new criminal court case against a woman alleged to have entered the U.S. Capitol on Jan. 6, the FBI noted that a tipster raised the possibility of a laptop being stolen... Read more ...

What President-elect Biden can and can't get from an evenly divided Senate

What President-elect Biden can and can't get from an evenly divided Senate

Here's what a 50-50 Senate really gets - and doesn't get - President-elect Joe Biden as he takes office Read more ...

'Rooting hard for you': Will departure notes end with President Trump?

'Rooting hard for you': Will departure notes end with President Trump?

The 32-year tradition could be in peril this year. President Trump has vowed not to attend President-elect Biden's inauguration on Wednesday. That makes it less likely Trump... Read more ...

FBI vetting Guard troops in DC amid fears of insider threats ahead of...

FBI vetting Guard troops in DC amid fears of insider threats ahead of inauguration

Army Secretary Ryan McCarthy said Sunday that officials are conscious of potential threats, but he and other leaders say they have seen no evidence of any threats Read more ...

Biden inauguration rehearsal evacuated after fire in homeless camp

Biden inauguration rehearsal evacuated after fire in homeless camp

WASHINGTON - Participants in a rehearsal for President-elect Joe Biden's inauguration were evacuated from the West Front of the Capitol on Monday on orders of security... Read more ...

Martin Luther King Jr. remembrance event held in Orlando

Martin Luther King Jr. remembrance event held in Orlando

An event was held Sunday in Orlando to honor the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Read more ...

President-elect Biden to nominate Gensler for SEC commissioner, Chopra to...

President-elect Biden to nominate Gensler for SEC commissioner, Chopra to lead Protection Bureau, according to CNN

President-elect Joe Biden is expected to make nominations to the Securities and Exchange Commission and the leader of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, a source told CNN. Read more ...

LIVE: DC parade celebrates iconic civil rights leader Martin Luther King Jr

LIVE: DC parade celebrates iconic civil rights leader Martin Luther King Jr

WASHINGTON - Communities around the country will celebrate Martin Luther King Jr. Day Monday, commemorating the iconic civil rights leader days after his birthday. Due to the... Read more ...

US Capitol partly evacuated, locked down over nearby fire

US Capitol partly evacuated, locked down over nearby fire

The US Capitol was partially evacuated Monday morning when smoke from a nearby fire at a homeless encampment was spotted, according to reports, underscoring the tension in... Read more ...