- Edgar Maddison Welch, the North Carolina man persuaded to storm a Washington, D.C., pizza place by an internet rumor that it hid a Democrat-run pedophile ring, was sentenced to four years in prison on Thursday, the Washington Post reports.
- Welch apologized to the victims and the people of Washington, D.C., for his entering Comet Ping Pong with a loaded AR-15 military-style rifle. He requested an 18-month sentence before eventually begin given four years, just below the four-and-a-half years prosecutors sought. Read more. (6/22/17, 2:25 PM)
Would you consider doing a PSA against the "blue whale game"?