The man who was photographed hanging off the Senate balcony and then sitting in the Vice President's chair during the riots at the US Capitol has been identified and is in custody, according to officials. [Source]
A Connecticut man charged with assaulting a police officer during the breach of the US Capitol -- when the officer was crushed in a door and was seen on video screaming in pain -- was denied bail Wednesday.
CNN's Anderson Cooper talks to World Central Kitchen founder Jose Andres, who has been feeding National Guard soldiers protecting the US Capitol. Watch Anderson Cooper Full Circle Monday, Tuesday and Friday this week at 6p E.T.
Prosecutors have levied the first significant conspiracy charge against an apparent leader in the extremist Oath Keepers movement, alleging the Virginia man was involved in "planning and coordinating" the breach of the Capitol earlier this month, according to court documents.
The day before the US Capitol was attacked, Capitol Police officers were ordered to report to the department's equipment depot to pick up helmets, an officer who was there that day told CNN. They didn't know why they were needed, but when they arrived, they were told to return later. The helmets had yet to be scanned into inventory.