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Man who claimed he had bomb near Capitol pleads guilty

WASHINGTON — A man who caused evacuations and an hourslong standoff with police on Capitol Hill when he claimed he had a bomb in his pickup truck outside the Library of Congress pleaded guilty on Friday to a charge of threatening to use an explosive. Floyd Ray Roseberry, of...
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Wizards’ dream scenario for 2023 NBA trade deadline

The 2022-23 NBA season has officially reached its halfway mark, so fans already have a general idea of what their teams are competing for. Organizations such as the Washington Wizards should be active in the market for players who can help them make a final push to the playoffs. With the Feb. 9 trade deadline around the corner, the window to make key moves is closing.
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Brian Sicknick assailant sentenced to 80 months in prison with $10,000 fine

The man who pleaded guilty to assaulting U.S. Capitol Police officer Brian Sicknick on Jan. 6, 2021, has been sentenced to 80 months in prison. U.S. District Judge Thomas Hogan sentenced Julian Khater, 33, on Friday on two counts of assaulting police with a dangerous weapon, which included the over six-year prison sentence and a $10,000 fine. Co-defendant and friend George Tanios, 41, who notably purchased the pepper spray Khater used on Sicknick, pleaded guilty to misdemeanor charges of disorderly and disruptive conduct and was sentenced to time served, which was about six months. Khater's 22 months spent in prison already will be credited to his sentence.

Defendants from New Jersey and West Virginia Sentenced for Assaulting Officers During Jan. 6 Capitol Breach

A New Jersey man was sentenced today to 80 months in prison on two felony charges for assaulting law enforcement officers with a dangerous weapon during the breach of the U.S. Capitol on Jan. 6, 2021. His co-defendant, a West Virginia man, was sentenced to time served with conditions. Their actions and the actions of others disrupted a joint session of the U.S. Congress convened to ascertain and count the electoral votes related to the presidential election and resulted in injuries to more than 100 police officers.

Nationals sign former All-Star, saves leader

Alex Colomé, once one of baseball’s best relievers, has a new team. The 2016 American League All-Star and 2017 American League saves leader with the Seattle Mariners, has signed with the Washington Nationals. Mark Zuckerman of reported the news on Twitter. Nationals have signed reliever Alex Colomé to a minor league deal with an Read more... The post Nationals sign former All-Star, saves leader appeared first on The Comeback: Today’s Top Sports Stories & Reactions.

North Carolina Man Pleads Guilty to Bomb Threat Near the Library of Congress

Floyd Ray Roseberry, 52, of Grover, North Carolina, pleaded guilty today to one charge of threats to use explosives during a standoff with police that lasted four hours near the Library of Congress, announced U.S. Attorney Matthew M. Graves, FBI Special Agent in Charge Michael H. Glasheen of the FBI Washington Field Office’s Counterterrorism Division, and U.S. Capitol Police Chief J. Thomas Manger.

No. 22 Spartans Trounce Terrapins for First B1G Victory

EAST LANSING, Mich. – No. 22 Michigan State wrestling secured its first Big Ten dual victory of the season in dominant fashion on Friday night, as the Spartans dismantled the Maryland Terrapins by a 37-9 margin inside Jenison Field House. The Green & White improved to 8-4 overall on...

Armed Ladies With Same Name Busted After Stealing Kia From DC Neighborhood

Police have arrested two women with the same name after being found traveling in a vehicle that was reported stolen on New Years Day, authorities confirm. Krystal Henry, 32, and Crystal Smith, 33, were pulled over in the 4800 block of Marlboro Pike in Capitol Heights after being seen by officers in a KIA that was reported stolen from the 5900 block of Marlboro Pike on Sunday, Jan. 1, according to Prince George's County police.

MPD: 7 adults, 4 children displaced after fire in Northeast

WASHINGTON — Firefighters were able to get a fire at a home located in the 1300 block of Bryant Street, Northeast under control Friday evening. DC Fire officials confirm the fire started on the first floor of the two-story building. There was a police barricade in place at the time of the fire.

Photos: Protests in response to video of Tyre Nichols' arrest

Protests in response to video of Tyre Nichols' arrest WASHINGTON, DC - JANUARY 27: A demonstrator participates in a protest against the police killing of Tyre Nichols on January 27, 2023 in Washington, DC. Tyre Nichols, a 29-year-old Black man, died three days after being severely beaten by five Memphis Police Department officers during a traffic stop on January 7, 2023. Memphis and cities across the country are bracing for potential unrest when the city releases video footage from the beating to the public later this evening. (Photo by Tasos Katopodis/Getty Images) (Tasos Katopodis/Getty Images)