capitol

Inauguration security: D.C. on lockdown

WASHINGTON, D.C. (NBC News) — Thousands of National Guard soldiers, police and federal agents are taking positions around Washington, D.C. ahead of President-elect Joe Biden’s inauguration. With miles of security fencing going up and streets barricaded, the National Mall where hundreds of …

FBI warns of more violence in wake of Capitol riot

WASHINGTON, D.C. (NBC News) – The FBI is warning police departments in state capitols across the country to prepare for violence ahead of President-elect Joe Biden’s inauguration. They’re being told to prepare for armed protests starting this weekend. “We continue to gather …

U.N. Rights Office speaks about Capitol riots

GENEVA, Switzerland (NBC) – The United Nations Rights Office said President Trump should disavow the “very dangerous” language he and other political leaders are using regarding the outcome of the November 2020 presidential election and in describing what happened at the Capitol …

D.C. Capitol police officer dies

WASHINGTON, D.C. (NBC) – A U.S. Capitol police officer died Thursday night, following Wednesday’s violent clash. Capitol police say Officer Brian Sicknick was injured while engaging with protesters at the Capitol. He later collapsed at his division office and was taken to …