Suspect confessed to mass shooting, considered 2nd attack, authorities say

The alleged gunman drove to Wisconsin and thought about opening fire on another July 4 gathering, authorities said.

By Kim Bellware, Shawn Boburg, Mark Berman, Susan Berger and Marisa IatiJuly 6, 2022

Justice Dept. operation targeting violent crime nets 1,500 arrests

The U.S. Marshals Service focused Operation North Star on municipalities with high rates of homicides and gun violence, including D.C., Baltimore and Chicago.

By David NakamuraJuly 6, 2022

Former White House counsel Cipollone to testify before Jan. 6 committee

Pat Cipollone will testify Friday after a subpoena from the House select committee investigating the Jan. 6, 2021, attack, according to people familiar with the matter.

By Josh DawseyJuly 6, 2022

Cash raised after mass shootings doesn’t always go to victim families

The variety of different funds, victims’ families say, often leave them frustrated and confused, with no easy way to track where it will go — or what it will be spent on.

By Tom JackmanJuly 6, 2022

Threats from Highland Park suspect drew police attention in 2019

The 21-year-old suspect allegedly disguised himself in women's clothes when carryout out the shooting.

By Kim Bellware, Mark Berman, Bryan Pietsch and Gerrit De VynckJuly 5, 2022

Justice Dept. sues Arizona over requiring proof of citizenship to vote

Justice officials say the law flouts a 2013 Supreme Court ruling that struck down a similar attempt from Arizona to enact a proof-of-citizenship requirement.

By David Nakamura and Yvonne Wingett SanchezJuly 5, 2022

Georgia grand jury subpoenas Sen. Graham, Giuliani and Trump legal team

The subpoenas, which arise from an investigation by Fulton County District Attorney Fani Willis, relate to Trump's efforts to overturn the 2020 election.

By Matthew BrownJuly 5, 2022

Garland weighs racial equity as he considers death penalty in Buffalo

Capital punishment is immoral, advocates say, and disproportionately affects minorities. Should it be levied against a white supremacist who massacred Black people in Buffalo?

By David NakamuraJuly 4, 2022

Multiple criminal referrals of Trump possible, Cheney says

“What kind of man knows that a mob is armed and sends the mob to attack the Capitol and further incites that mob when his own vice president is under threat?" Rep. Liz Cheney (R-Wyo.) said on ABC's "This Week."

By Amy B WangJuly 3, 2022

Justice Dept. subpoenas two Arizona state senators in Jan. 6 probe

Senate President Karen Fann (R) and state Sen. Kelly Townsend (R) received subpoenas last week, according to a spokeswoman.

By Yvonne Wingett SanchezJuly 1, 2022

‘Take me up to the Capitol now’: How close Trump came to joining rioters

Trump’s demands to lead a march to Capitol Hill sheds new light on his mindset as the siege began.

By Isaac Arnsdorf, Josh Dawsey and Carol D. LeonnigJuly 1, 2022

How Trump World pressures witnesses to deny his possible wrongdoing

Trump and his allies shower potential witnesses with private flattery whille publicly blasting those who dare cross him.

By Rosalind S. Helderman, Josh Dawsey and Jacqueline AlemanyJune 30, 2022

Who is Cassidy Hutchinson?

Cassidy Hutchinson, an aide to Trump White House chief of staff Mark Meadows, has become one of the most useful witnesses for the House committee investigating the Jan. 6, 2021, attack on the U.S. Capitol by a mob of pro-Trump supporters.

By John Wagner, Amber Phillips and Eugene ScottJune 30, 2022

Jan. 6 committee subpoenas former White House counsel Pat Cipollone

The panel has been ramping up the pressure, believing his testimony about former president Donald Trump could be explosive

By Jacqueline Alemany and Josh DawseyJune 29, 2022

Former Giuliani associate Lev Parnas sentenced to 20 months in prison

Parnas was convicted at trial of campaign-finance violations and separately pleaded guilty to stealing investment funds.

By Shayna JacobsJune 29, 2022

Hutchinson testimony: Assessing the basis for aide’s explosive claims

Some of her testimony to the Jan. 6 committee, given under oath, was based on firsthand knowledge; other details were relayed secondhand.

By Isaac Stanley-BeckerJune 29, 2022

Hutchinson provided ‘nuggets’ for Justice’s criminal probe, experts say

An ex-White House aide’s revelations about conversations before, during, and after Jan. 6 offer new insight that legal experts said could be of use to prosecutors as they weigh a case against Donald Trump.

By Devlin BarrettJune 29, 2022

Trump sought to lead armed mob to Capitol on Jan. 6, aide says

Cassidy Hutchinson delivered stunning revelations about events inside the White House on the day of the Capitol attack.

By Mike DeBonis and Jacqueline AlemanyJune 28, 2022

Jan. 6 hearing: Trump wanted armed mob to march to Capitol, sought to join, aide says

The House committee investigating the Jan. 6, 2021, attack on the U.S. Capitol is holding an unexpected hearing to review recently obtained evidence related to former President Donald Trump and the insurrection.

By John Wagner, Jacqueline Alemany, Amy B Wang, Isaac Stanley-Becker, Rosalind S. Helderman, Eugene Scott and Matt BrownJune 28, 2022