Author: Andrew Thompson

Coup d’état cop killer charged

A retired Pennsylvania firefighter charged and arrested in Pennsylvania in connection with the riots at the U.S. Capitol last week is suspected of killing US Capitol Police Officer Brian Sicknick. Robert Sanford, 55, of Boothwyn, PA, was charged by criminal…

$750 million jackpot waits

The second largest jackpot in Mega Millions history is up for grabs on Friday, January 15 – an estimated $750 million, or $550.6 million cash. The jackpot continues to roll after no ticket matched all six numbers drawn Tuesday night…

Far-right groups among Capitol mob

Prominent right-wing extremist groups participated in Wednesday’s attempted coup d’état at the U.S. Capitol, where supporters of President Donald Trump tried to stop the certification of his election defeat. Photos of individuals, flags and logos in the crowd in Washington,…

Alabama bomb maker arrested

U.S. Attorney Michael Sherwin for the District of Columbia said charges have been filed against an Alabama man who brought a pickup loaded with homemade bombs to the insurrection at the Capitol building last week. Lonnie Leroy Coffman, 70, of…

Democrats seek coup d’état probe

U.S. Representative Jamaal Bowman and New Jersey activist Lisa McCormick want a broad investigation of security failures at Capitol Hill during insurrection and any potential conspiracy behind the attempted coup d’état. On Wed. Jan 6, a mob of Trump supporters…

Suicide claims 2nd Capitol cop

A 15-year veteran of the U.S. Capitol Police, killed himself Saturday, only days after he was among the officers who responded to President Donald Trump’s attempted coup d’état at the Capitol Wednesday. Howard Liebengood was off duty when he tppk…

Marijuana legalization collapses

More than two months after voters overwhelmingly approved a constitutional amendment to legalize marijuana in New Jersey, the state Legislature and Gov. Phil Murphy are at an impasse over the details. Until laws implementing the constitutional amendment are signed, New…