Category: Washington DC

FBI Warning: possible armed protests at all 50 state capitols on Jan. 16

(STL.News) House Democrats have introduced articles of impeachment against President Donald Trump, accusing him of inciting an insurrection last week when a mob of his supporters attacked the Capitol. CNBC’s Eamon Javers reports. ? YouTube video provided courtesy of CNBC-TV…

President Trump declared a State of Emergency for Washington DC

(STL.News) On Monday President Trump declared a state of emergency for Washington DC until 24 January, which enables the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) to act to “avert the threat of a catastrophe”. Chad Wolf, acting head of the DHS,…

US State Department: YLAI Launches 2021 Fellowship Program

US State Department Young Leaders of the Americas Initiative Launches 2021 Fellowship Program Washington, DC (STL.News) The U.S. Department of State is pleased to announce the 2021 Young Leaders of the Americas Initiative (YLAI) Fellowship Program, which will bring together 260…

Department of State: Terrorist Designation of Ansarallah in Yemen

Washington, DC (STL.News) The United States Department of State yesterday released the following statement: The Department of State will notify Congress of my intent to designate Ansarallah – sometimes referred to as the Houthis – as a Foreign Terrorist Organization (FTO), under…

Washington, DC Mayor: Letter Regarding Inauguration Preparations

Washington, DC (STL.News) Yesterday, Sunday, January 10, 2021, Washington DC Mayor Muriel Bowser released her letter to U.S. Department of Homeland Security Acting Secretary Chad Wolf regarding inauguration preparations. The full letter is below. January 9, 2021 The Honorable Chad…

DC Metro Police: Identified Homicide Victim as Omari Dunn

Washington, DC (STL.News) Detectives from the Metropolitan Police Department’s Homicide Branch are investigating a homicide that occurred on Saturday, January 9, 2021, in the Unit block of Florida Avenue, Northeast. At approximately 5:28 pm, members of the Fifth District responded…

US Department of Justice makes new arrests in Capitol riots

(STL.News) The US Department of Justice has announced new arrests in connections with the Capitol riots on January 6. ? YouTube video provided courtesy of WION News Continue reading US Department of Justice makes new arrests in Capitol riots at…

Richard Barnett Arrested for Illegally Entering US Capitol Building

(STL.News) Richard Barnett, 60, of Gravette, Arkansas was arrested today in Bentonville, Arkansas on multiple criminal charges related to his alleged unlawful activities earlier this week at the U.S. Capitol Building where he was photographed with his feet up on…

US Capitol riots: How the world’s media reacted

(STL.News) World media has reacted with shock and contempt at the violent storming of the US Capitol by supporters of President Donald Trump. ? YouTube video provided courtesy of BBC News Continue reading US Capitol riots: How the world’s media…

‘Go home’, says President Donald Trump to protesters

(STL.News) Hours after hundreds of President Donald Trump’s supporters stormed the U.S. Capitol in a harrowing assault on American democracy, a shaken Congress on Thursday formally certified Democrat Joe Biden’s election victory. ? YouTube video provided courtesy of WION News…

Homeland Security Secretary Wolf Condemns Violence at The U.S. Capitol

(STL.News) The US Department of Homeland Security released the following statement: “What transpired yesterday was tragic and sickening. While I have consistently condemned political violence on both sides of the aisle, specifically violence directed at law enforcement, we now see…

US Capitol Riots: How a Trump rally turned deadly

(STL.News) During a speech earlier in the day, President Trump had asked his supporters to march towards the Capitol in protest.  They breached the building while Congress was certifying Joe Biden’s win. Protesters made it all the way to the…