Two brothers from Chicago area sentenced for their role in Jan. 6 Capitol attack

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(WBBM NEWSRADIO) -- Two more Chicago area men have been sentenced for their roles in the January 6 insurrection at the U.S. Capitol.

Daniel Leyden has been sentenced to more than three years in prison. His brother Joseph will be doing six months behind bars for their roles in the attack on the Capitol.

Daniel Leyden was fired as an electrician for the Chicago Park District after being charged by federal prosecutors. Both men pleaded guilty in May. Daniel Leyden was directly responsible for the breach of a police barricade and for helping to break through a secondary barricade of metal bike racks, which left two police officers trapped underneath.

One of the officer still has lingering effects of the concussion he suffered.

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