Daily Archives: January 17, 2021

FBI Seeking Men Who Brutally Beat DC Officer at Capitol

The FBI is seeking help identifying seven men suspected in the assault of D.C. Officer Mike Fanone.  Fanone was brutally beaten outside the U.S. Capitol on Jan. 6. He told News4 he is recovering from a mild heart attack after he was struck with a Taser multiple times and beaten with a “Thin Blue Line†flag.  “Kill him with his…

Woman Arrested at Inauguration Checkpoint Said She Was Officer, Cabinet Member: Police

A woman was arrested at an inauguration checkpoint Saturday morning for impersonating a law enforcement officer and fleeing from police, officials say.  Linda Magovern, 63, of Stratford, Connecticut, was arrested near Union Station after she said she was an officer and “a part of the presidential cabinet,†and presented a military police challenge coin, a D.C. police report says.  Magovern…

DC Inauguration Updates: Guard Troops Pour Into District

By the busload and planeload, National Guard troops were pouring into the nation’s capital on Saturday, as governors answered the urgent pleas of U.S. defense officials for more troops to help safeguard Washington even as they keep anxious eyes on possible violent protests in their own states. More than 15,000 current National Guard members were in D.C. as of Sunday…