400 Members Of Illinois National Guard Return Home After Security Deployment To D.C.They joined thousands of other members of the National Guard from across the U.S. in assisting federal and local law enforcement agencies with security around D.C. in the weeks after the Capitol riot.
Wisconsin Sen. Ron Johnson Says He Might Have Been Concerned For Safety Had Capitol Rioters Been BLM And AntifaJohnson has repeatedly made incendiary comments mischaracterizing the riots.
Feds Charge 3 More Illinois Residents In U.S. Capitol Riot, Based On Social Media Videos And PhotosMathew Capsel, of Marseilles in central Illinois, was arrested after at least two acquaintances identified him from social media videos he posted during the riot.
500 Illinois National Guard Troops Headed To D.C. After Homeland Security Warning Of 'Heightened Threat Environment'The Illinois National Guard troops being deployed will arrive in D.C. by next week, and will stay through mid-March.
National Guard Allowed Back Into Capitol After Sen. Tammy Duckworth, Other Lawmakers Erupt At Banishment To Parking GarageThe Guard will now be allowed to rest in the US Capitol Visitor Center.
Northwest Indiana Man Faces Possible Washington Trial In Connection With U.S. Capitol RiotHe could face more than six months in prison if convicted.
Pritzker Activates 250 National Guard Troops In Springfield Ahead Of Potential Armed ProtestsWith the FBI warning of threats to state capital cities leading up to President-elect Joe Biden’s inauguration on Wednesday, Gov. JB Pritzker has activated 250 members of the Illinois National Guard to provide security at state buildings in downtown Springfield.
Illinois Congressman Brad Schneider Tests Positive For COVID-19, Slams Republicans Who Refused To Wear Masks During Capitol Attack, LockdownSchneider blasted "the selfishness and arrogance of the anti-maskers who put their own contempt and disregard for decency ahead of the health and safety of their colleagues and our staff."
Duckworth To Defense Secretary: Investigate If Military Members Participated In Riots At U.S. CapitolShe said there are reports some played a role in the siege at the U.S. Capitol.