Sarah Silbiger/Pool/Getty Images/FILE (WASHINGTON) — Attorneys with the Department of Justice recently clashed behind closed doors with staff members for the House select committee investigating the Jan. 6 Capitol attack, two sources familiar with the matter tell ABC News. In a roughly five-hour interview last month that House investigators conducted with former Acting U.S. Attorney […]

kali9/Getty Images (NEW YORK) — Over the holiday weekend, 12 people were shot at a Columbia, South Carolina, mall. In nearby Hampton County, nine people were shot outside a nightclub. And in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, two juveniles were killed and eight were injured after a shooting at a birthday party. The recent incidents are just the […]

Anna Moneymaker/Getty Images (WASHINGTON) — Attorney General Merrick Garland on Wednesday expressed outrage over the “horrible images” of killed civilians in Ukraine and said the U.S. is working with international partners to identify those responsible. “This Department has a long history of helping to hold accountable those who perpetrate war crimes,” Garland said. “We have […]

Sarah Silbiger-Pool/Getty Images (WASHINGTON) — The Justice Department has charged nine anti-abortion protesters with conspiring to obstruct access to a women’s reproductive health facility in Washington, D.C., in October 2020, according to an indictment unsealed Wednesday afternoon. Prosecutors say Lauren Handy, Jonathan Darnel, Jay Smith, Paula Harlow, Jean Marshall, John Hinshaw, Heather Idoni, William Goodman […]

Aaron C. Davis/The Washington Post via Getty Images/FILE (WASHINGTON) — The leader of the Oath Keepers militia group, who was indicted Thursday on a series of charges including seditious conspiracy in connection with the Jan. 6 assault on the U.S. Capitol, made his first appearance before a judge Friday in a federal courtroom in Texas. […]

Jon Hicks/Getty Images (WASHINGTON) — The Justice Department has unsealed a major indictment charging the leader of the Oath Keepers militia group along with multiple other members with seditious conspiracy related to their alleged coordination in advance of the Jan. 6 attack on the U.S. Capitol. The three indictments mark the Justice Department’s first Jan. […]

Samuel Corum/Getty Images (WASHINGTON) — One year after a mob of former President Donald Trump’s supporters stormed the halls of Congress — sending lawmakers fleeing and leaving the building ransacked — the chief of the U.S. Capitol Police expressed confidence in an interview with ABC News that his force would be able to effectively prevent […]

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