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Gracyn Courtrights drivers license photo as it appears in the criminal complaint filed by the Federal Bureau of Investigation. The FBI matched her drivers license to surveillance footage and pictures of Courtright at the riot on the Capitol to confirm her presence on Jan. 6, 2021.

Former UK student sentenced to one month in jail for role in Capitol insurrection

Natalie Parks December 17, 2021

Nearly a year after the Jan. 6 insurrection, a federal judge sentenced former UK student Gracyn Courtright to one month in prison for her role in the Capitol riot. She will be allowed to voluntarily...

In footage from Capitol Police and provided to the FBI, Courtright (in the black and yellow hat) can be seen carrying a sign from the Capitol building during the riot on Jan. 6, 2021. Photo from the federal affidavit detailing Courtrights charges.

Former UK student pleads guilty to involvement in Capitol riots

Sarah Michels August 31, 2021

On Monday, former UK senior Gracyn Courtright pleaded guilty for her participation in the Jan. 6 U.S. Capitol riot in federal court. As part of her plea agreement, Courtright, 23, was charged with violating...

Gracyn Courtrights drivers license photo as it appears in the criminal complaint filed by the Federal Bureau of Investigation. The FBI matched her drivers license to surveillance footage and pictures of Courtright at the riot on the Capitol to confirm her presence on Jan. 6, 2021.

UK senior charged in Capitol riot released on $10,000 bail after court appearance

Natalie Parks January 19, 2021

Following an FBI affidavit and federal charges filed on Jan. 16, UK student Gracyn Courtright appeared in United States District Court for the Southern District of West Virginia on Jan. 19, 2021 in a first...

In footage from Capitol Police and provided to the FBI, Courtright (in the black and yellow hat) can be seen carrying a sign from the Capitol building during the riot on Jan. 6, 2021. Photo from the federal affidavit detailing Courtrights charges.

‘Idk what treason is’: Univ. of Kentucky student federally charged for participation in Capitol riot

Natalie Parks January 17, 2021

Update on Jan. 19, 2021: Courtright had her first hearing in federal court in Charleston, West Virginia, according to the magistrate's docket.According to an affidavit filed in the District of Columbia,...

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‘Infamy is just as good as fame’: UK student among crowd that mobbed Capitol building

Natalie Parks January 7, 2021

Jan. 17, 2020 update: A federal affidavit supporting criminal charges against Courtright was filed in D.C. court on Jan. 16, 2020, showing new evidence of Courtright in the Capitol and supporting probable...

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