Accused Polk County Capitol rioters want evidence concealed from jury

Four Polk County residents accused of attacking Capitol police officers during the January 6, 2021 riot want evidence suppressed from a jury when they head to trial in March — asking for any images or testimony about weapons, ammunition, or body armor to be thrown out because they say it will inflame or prejudice jurors.

Gun-toting Capitol rioter Guy Reffitt gets 87 months in prison

A Texas man convicted of storming the U.S. Capitol with a holstered handgun, helmet, and body armor was sentenced on Monday to 87 months — more than seven years — in prison, the longest sentence imposed so far among hundreds of Capitol riot cases.