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Auburn woman pleads guilty in federal court for taking part in the January 6 insurrection

An Auburn woman pleaded guilty in federal court Thursday for taking part in the January 6 insurrection.

Kymberly Sylvester pleaded guilty to two counts of violent entry and disorderly conduct on Capitol grounds. Sylvester, who is a registered nurse, was identified by authorities using social media posts, CCTV footage, and cellular data records.

She is to be sentenced on June 13.

Nick Song is Maine Public's inaugural Emerging Voices Fellowship Reporter.

Originally from Southern California, Nick got his start in radio when he served as the programming director for his high school's radio station. He graduated with a degree in Journalism and History from the Medill School of Journalism at Northwestern University -- where he was Co-News Director for WNUR 89.3 FM, the campus station.