Self-proclaimed Proud Boy gets 10 years for 2020 protest crimes

PORTLAND, Ore. (KOIN) – 51-year-old Alan Swinney, a self-proclaimed “patriot” and a former Proud Boy, has been sentenced to 10 years in prison. Following a six-day trial in October, a jury found him guilty of 11 criminal charges, officials said. Swinney was convicted of 2nd- and 4th-degree assault, 2nd- and 4th-degree attempted assault, and two … Read more

Charges from US Capitol insurrection roil Proud Boys and Oath Keepers

Former President Donald Trump’s lies about a stolen 2020 election united right-wing supporters, conspiracy theorists and militants on Jan. 6, but the aftermath of the insurrection is roiling two of the most prominent far-right extremist groups at the U.S. Capitol that day. More than three dozen members and associates across both the Proud Boys and the Oath Keepers have been charged with crimes. … Read more