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Pro-Trump and anti-government demonstrators at the Ohio Statehouse on Jan. 17, 2021.
Clare Roth / WOSU

With snow falling lightly on Columbus, and the windows of the Ohio Statehouse boarded up and guarded by scores of Ohio National Guard members, a small but ideologically diverse crowd gathered in Capitol Square downtown Sunday.

Updated at 7:13 p.m. ET

The House of Representatives voted Wednesday to impeach President Trump for "high crimes and misdemeanors" — specifically, for inciting an insurrection against the federal government at the U.S. Capitol.

Just one week before he will leave office, Trump has now become the first U.S. president to be impeached twice.

Wednesday's vote came a week after Trump supporters stormed the Capitol in a chaotic scene that left five people dead.

Exterior of Bake Me Happy, a Black-owned cafe and bakery in Merion Village.
Adora Namigadde / WWOSU

Bake Me Happy, the gluten-free bakery in Merion Village, closed its doors Sunday after receiving threats and racist slurs from a caller over the phone.  

Rep. Jim Jordan, R-Ohio, prepares to evacuate the floor as protesters try to break into the House Chamber at the U.S. Capitol on Wednesday, Jan. 6, 2021, in Washington.
J. Scott Applewhite / Associated Press

President Donald Trump has awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom to Rep. Jim Jordan (R-Ohio), one of the outgoing president’s fiercest GOP allies.

Sen. Sherrod Brown (D-Ohio) has joined the list of Democratic lawmakers calling on the Cabinet and Vice President Mike Pence to attempt to remove President Donald Trump from office after Wednesday’s storming of the U.S. Capitol.

Brown blamed the president for the vandalism undertaken by pro-Trump extremists, which he termed “domestic terrorism.”

Democratic presidential candidate Rep. Tim Ryan, D-Ohio, speaks at the Iowa Democratic Wing Ding at the Surf Ballroom, Friday, Aug. 9, 2019, in Clear Lake, Iowa.
John Locher / Associated Press

With less than two weeks before Donald Trump leaves the White House, Rep. Tim Ryan (D-Ohio) is calling for the president to be swiftly impeached following yesterday's U.S. Capitol invasion by pro-Trump extremists.

Rep. Jim Jordan, R-Ohio, prepares to evacuate the floor as protesters try to break into the House Chamber at the U.S. Capitol on Wednesday, Jan. 6, 2021, in Washington.
J. Scott Applewhite / Associated Press

Members of Ohio’s congressional delegation are scattered across the U.S. Capitol campus as pro-Trump extremists storm the Capitol building and surrounding offices, including the House and Senate chambers.

Rev. Al Sharpton flanked by (from left) Bishop Timothy Clarke of the First Church of God, Attorney Michael Wright and Attorney Ben Crump after a memorial for Andre Hill on Jan. 5, 2021..
Nick Evans / WOSU

Andre Hill was laid to rest in Columbus on Tuesday. A memorial service at the First Church of God in Southeast Columbus brought together friends and family members as well as a string of elected officials.

Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine, left, speaks alongside Dayton Mayor Nan Whaley, right, during a vigil at the scene of a mass shooting, Sunday, Aug. 4, 2019, in Dayton.
John Minchillo / AP

Gov. Mike DeWine on Monday signed a "Stand Your Ground" bill into law, backing off his threat to veto after Ohio lawmakers declined to pass gun control proposals.

A small memorial has been set up on Oberlin Drive in the yard next door to where Andre Hill was killed.
Nick Evans / WOSU

Additional body camera footage from the shooting of Andre Hill shows Columbus Police officers handcuffing an unresponsive Hill and then inspecting the garage, searching for shell casings, interviewing residents or simply standing nearby rather than offer first aid.

Andre Maurice Hill was fatally shot by a Columbus Police officer on Dec. 22, 2020.
Andre Hill / Facebook

Documents from the disciplinary investigation into fired Columbus Police officer Adam Coy are providing a fuller account of what happened before Coy shot and killed Andre Hill.

A small memorial has been set up on Oberlin Drive in the yard next door to where Andre Hill was killed.
Nick Evans / WOSU

Columbus Police Officer Adam Coy been fired from the department, Public Safety Director Ned Pettus announced Monday evening. City officials from Mayor Andrew Ginther to Police Chief Tom Quinlan had called for Coy's termination in response to the killing of Andre Hill. 

Nativity display showing Joseph and Mary in a manger.
Gordon Keith Enterprises, Inc. / Courtesy of Greg Keith

During the 1960s and 70s, an industrial area on the west side of Columbus was home to a huge, 75-foot long Nativity display depicting Mary, Joseph, wise men, camels and a cast of other animal characters. The holiday attraction was staged outside the workshop and retail store of Columbus artist and designer Gordon Keith.

Columbus Mayor Andrew Ginther calls for the firing of Officer Adam Coy seen on body cam video shooting a Black man who was holding a cell phone, at a news conference on Wednesday, Dec. 23, 2020.
Andrew Welsh-Huggins / Associated Press

On Wednesday morning, Mayor Andrew Ginther attended the funeral of Casey Goodson Jr., a Black man killed by a Franklin County Sheriff’s deputy less than three weeks ago. Hours later, the mayor lamented that the city is yet again mourning a Black man killed by a law enforcement officer.

Body camera footage from Columbus Police officer Adam Coy just after the fatal shooting of Andre Maurice Hill on Dec. 22, 2020.
Columbus Police

Body camera footage shows a Columbus Police officer fatally shooting 47-year-old Andre Maurice Hill less than 10 seconds after finding him in a garage early Tuesday morning. 

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