U.S. judge sentences former Proud Boys leader to 17 years for role in Jan. 6 attack

By Sarah N. Lynch

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – A federal judge sentenced former far-right Proud Boys leader Joseph Biggs to 17 years in prison on Thursday, after a jury convicted Biggs of seditious conspiracy in connection with the Jan. 6 assault on the U.S. Capitol.

(Reporting by Sarah N. Lynch; Editing by Mark Porter)