Guy Reffitt: Jan 6. rioter who carried gun to US Capitol and threatened Nancy Pelosi gets more than 7 years in prison

Guy Reffitt: Jan 6. rioter who carried gun to US Capitol and threatened Nancy Pelosi gets more than 7 years in prison

CNN — A federal judge on Monday sentenced Guy Reffitt, who brought a gun to the US Capitol during the January 6, 2021riot and threatened House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, to more than seven years in prison, the longest insurrection-related sentence to date. Reffitt, a recruiter for a right-wing militia known as the Three Percenters, was … Read more

House to vote on assault-style weapons ban Friday

House to vote on assault-style weapons ban Friday

CNN — The House will vote on a ban of assault-style weapons Friday, separating packages on gun control and policing laws that had been entered into, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi announced Friday. While the House could pass the bill, the ban is not expected to advance in the Senate, where most legislation must amass 60 … Read more

Off-duty New York correction officer arrested in connection to fatal shooting of 18-year-old in the Bronx

Off-duty New York correction officer arrested in connection to fatal shooting of 18-year-old in the Bronx

CNN — An off-duty New York City correction officer who allegedly shot a teen in the face was formally charged Friday with murder and manslaughter, authorities said. Dion Middleton, 45, was charged in the Bronx County Criminal Court with second-degree murder, as well as first- and second-degree manslaughter, according to a spokesperson for the New … Read more