Belarus TV: American facing Jan. 6 riot charges seeks asylum
Belarus state TV reported that an American who faces criminal charges from the Jan. 6 riot at the U.S. Capitol is seeking asylum in Belarus, a move that could heighten tensions between the turbulent former Soviet nation and the United States.
Florida man conspired with Central Florida Oath Keepers ahead of Jan. 6 Capitol riots, FBI says
A man from Southwest Florida is accused of taking part in the Jan. 6 riots at the Capitol in Washington, D.C. and conspiring with other members of the Oath Keepers from Central Florida head of the attacks, according to the FBI.
Federal grand jury indicts Titusville man on charges related to Capitol siege
ORLANDO, Fla. – A federal grand jury indicted a Titusville man Monday on a list of felony charges related to the Capitol riot. Kenneth Harrelson and other Oath Keepers seen inside the Capitol on Jan. 6, 2021. (FBI)Federal investigators said Harrelson attended planning calls with Oath Keepers, a militia group tagged as an extremist group by the FBI, before storming the Capitol earlier this year. Harrelson was previously facing charges of conspiracy, obstruction of an official proceeding, destruction of government property and entering restricted grounds. Ad[MORE COVERAGE: Brevard man plotted with Oath Keepers before Capitol riot, FBI says | Who are the Oath Keepers?
‘QAnon Shaman’ accused of storming Capitol will be fed organic food in jail, judge rules
Chansley’s attorney told a federal judge Wednesday that his client is not getting enough organic food in jail and he hasn’t eaten in more than a week. [TRENDING: How to get a vaccine in Fla. | Wanted: Man accused of shooting at detective | Cops: Fla. man decapitated hamster]So the judge ordered he be provided just that. Wednesday’s news comes after the D.C. jail denied Chansley’s request on Tuesday to eat only organic food. Officials said he wasn’t able to name a religious need for organic food. But the judge decided his religious belief and having been fed organic food in an Arizona jail were enough reasons to adjust Chansley’s diet.