Prosecutors drop Capitol riot charges against NY man

Federal prosecutors have dropped the criminal case against a Rockland County, N.Y., man who was accused of participating in the U.S. Capitol riot. This appears to be the first such move by the Justice Department in its sprawling Jan. 6 prosecution.

Accused US Capitol rioters blame insurrection on mob mentality

Christopher Grider said he came to Washington on Jan. 6 with no intention of rioting. But he got caught up in the mob of angry supporters of then-President Donald Trump as they surged into the U.S. Capitol, breaking through police barriers and smashing through doors.

House approves $1.9B to bolster Capitol security after Jan. 6 riot

The House on Thursday narrowly approved $1.9 billion to bolster security at the Capitol after the Jan. 6 insurrection, as Democrats pushed past Republican opposition to harden the complex with retractable fencing and a quick-response force following the most violent domestic attack on Congress in history.