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Ryan J. Reilly

Ryan J. Reilly is a justice reporter for NBC News.

Ryan J. Reilly is a justice reporter for NBC News.

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Former Boston Police K-9 officer charged with attacking law enforcement on Jan. 6

Joseph Fisher, a former Boston Police K-9 officer, was arrested on Thursday and charged with attacking a Capitol Police officer with a chair on Jan. 6.

Feds arrest man in firebombing of an anti-abortion group using DNA from a partly eaten burrito

Federal authorities on arrested a man they say firebombed Wisconsin Family Action, an anti-abortion group, using DNA they pulled from a partially-eaten burrito.
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House lawmakers tour D.C. jail holding Jan. 6 defendants to inspect conditions

Members of the House Oversight Committee toured a Washington, D.C., jail where some Jan. 6 defendants are being held and offered contrasting descriptions of conditions inside the facility.

Letter sent to Bragg follows a wave of threats and highlights the security nightmare of a Trump indictment

A grand jury indictment of former President Donald Trump could set off an unprecedented and long-lasting security challenge for law enforcement.

Far-right extremist Riley Williams sentenced to 3 years in prison for storming Capitol on Jan. 6

Riley Williams, an extremist "obsessed" with white nationalist Nick Fuentes, was sentenced to 3 years in prison for storming the Capitol and entering Pelosi's office.
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Kevin McCarthy met Ashli Babbitt's mom ahead of GOP visit with Jan. 6 prisoners

Speaker Kevin McCarthy met with the mother of Ashli Babbitt Thursday, a day before Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene and other Republicans will visit Jan. 6 prisoners.

Trump, Pence lawyers go before judge in dispute with DOJ over testimony

A hearing was held in federal court Thursday to consider arguments about whether former Vice President Mike Pence must testify before a federal grand jury.

Jan. 6 rioter who used GoPro to record himself jumping through broken Capitol window is sentenced

Anthony Puma, who recorded himself with a GoPro jumping through a broken window to storm the U.S. Capitol on Jan. 6, was sentenced to 9 months in prison on Tuesday.

Four Oath Keepers members found guilty of obstruction in the far-right group's third Jan. 6 trial

Four members of the Oath Keepers were convicted of conspiring to obstruct an official proceeding in connection with the Jan. 6 attack on the Capitol.

Jan. 6 rioter who was accused of urging the mob to steal police guns scheduled to be sentenced

Samuel Lazar, a Donald Trump supporter and Jan. 6 rioter was scheduled to be sentenced on Friday, according to a source familiar with the proceedings.

'Suit Macer,' subject of Jan. 6 conspiracy theories, admits bear-spraying Capitol officers

Edward Rodriguez of New York pleaded guilty to a felony for spraying officers on Jan. 6 after conspiracy spread suggesting he was an undercover cop.