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Oath Keepersā€™ leader wanted to ‘storm the capitol in Ohio,ā€™ feds say

BY: - January 19, 2021

Authorities charged a leader of the Oath Keepers and two members from Ohio for their role in planning and executing a breach of the U.S. Capitol Jan. 6 as Congress was voting to certify the results of the 2020 presidential election. Jessica Watkins, 38, and Donovan Crowl, 49, both of Champaign County, are facing six […]

The last Statehouse protests ended in fistfights. Now officials worry for inauguration violence.

BY: - January 15, 2021

It was a peaceful protest outside the Ohio Statehouse. Then it was a crowd of Proud Boys wailing on Dejuan Sharp. The brawl came a few hours later. Sharp, a Black man, attended the Jan. 6 protest along with other Black Lives Matter activists when, by his account, a Proud Boy in a baseball helmet […]