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Inmate Found With Loaded Gun At D.C. Courthouse

The U.S. Marshals Service says an inmate was brought to District of Columbia Superior Court with a loaded handgun in his underpants.

10/08/2014

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D.C. Council To Hold Hearing On Stop And Frisk

The D.C. Council will hold a hearing on the use of stop-and-frisk tactics by city police.

10/08/2014

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Spy Museum Nixes Move To Historic D.C. Library

The popular International Spy Museum is pulling out of a planned redevelopment of Washington’s historic Carnegie Library that would have created a new home for the museum near the city’s convention center.

10/08/2014

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2nd Man Arrested Trying To Enter White House

A man who drove up to a White House gate and refused to leave was arrested on Saturday, the Secret Service said, less than 24 hours after another man jumped the fence and made it all the way into the presidential residence before being apprehended. The president and first family were not at home.

09/20/2014

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Poll: D.C. Voters Strongly Favor Pot Legalization

A new poll shows that District of Columbia residents favor legalizing possession of small amounts of marijuana by a nearly 2-to-1 margin.

09/18/2014

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D.C. Proposes Concealed-Carry Licensing Program

Residents of the nation’s capital will be able to get licenses to carry concealed handguns outside the home, but only after they provide a specific reason for needing one, officials said Wednesday.

09/17/2014

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Maryland Would Play Major Role In Washington 2024 Olympics Bid

A new push to bring the summer Olympics to the Washington, D.C.-Baltimore region is moving forward. The region is one of four U.S. cities being considered by the Olympic Committee.

09/05/2014

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Study Finds Gunfire Occurs Near Many D.C. Schools

A new study shows that large numbers of District of Columbia school students could hear gunfire near their school buildings during the 2011-2012 school year.

09/03/2014

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D.C. Predicts Surge In Homeless Families This Winter

A new report says the District of Columbia should expect another surge in homeless families this winter.

09/03/2014

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2 Plead Guilty To Robbing Armored Truck

Two D.C. men have pleaded guilty to robbing an armored truck and a carjacking in Takoma Park.

08/15/2014

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Former D.C. Mayor’s Son Jailed After Latest Arrest

The only son of former District of Columbia mayor Marion Barry has been jailed after he was caught driving on a revoked license.

07/31/2014

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Judge: Students, Staff Can Oppose Corcoran Merger

Nine current students, faculty and staff members can argue against the proposed merger of the Corcoran Gallery of Art, one of the nation’s oldest museums, and its college with two larger institutions in Washington, a judge ruled Monday.

07/21/2014

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