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US Capitol Police: Vehicle Hits Barricade, Driver In Custody

Police say a person is in custody after a vehicle struck a barricade near the U.S. Capitol.

07/31/2015

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Man Who Landed Gyrocopter At US Capitol Headed Back To Court

A man who flew a gyrocopter through some of America’s most restricted airspace before landing at the U.S. Capitol is headed back to court and is asking a judge to let him add another lawyer to his case.

07/22/2015

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Gyrocopter Pilot Who Landed On U.S. Capitol Lawn Reject Deals

A man who flew a gyrocopter through some of America’s most restricted airspace before landing at the U.S. Capitol says he’s rejected a plea offer in the case that would have involved several years in prison.

06/22/2015

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Police: Pressure Cooker In Suspicious DC Vehicle Destroyed

A scare in Washington this weekend ahead of a big Memorial Day concert.

05/25/2015

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Police: Bomb Squad Checks ‘Suspicious’ Vehicle Near Capitol

A U.S. Capitol Police spokeswoman says a bomb squad safely destroyed a pressure cooker found in an unattended vehicle parked on the National Mall near the U.S. Capitol and the vehicle’s owner was found and arrested.

05/24/2015

WASHINGTON, DC - MAY 23:  American Idol Season 14 winner Nick Fradiani performs at the 26th National Memorial Day Concert Rehearsals on May 23, 2015 in Washington, DC.  (Photo by Paul Morigi/Getty Images for Capitol Concerts)

American Idol Winner To Sing National Anthem At Concert

“American Idol’s” newly crowned winner will sing the National Anthem at the National Memorial Day concert.

05/24/2015

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Pilot Who Landed Gyrocopter At U.S. Capitol Pleads Not Guilty

A Florida man who landed a gyrocopter at the U.S. Capitol said Thursday that he will never pull a similar stunt again — and doesn’t recommend anyone else try it either.

05/21/2015

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Lawmaker: Gyrocopter Pilot Flew 30 Miles In Restricted Space

The chairman of the House oversight committee says a Florida postal carrier steered his small gyrocopter through protected Washington airspace for 30 miles to the U.S. Capitol without being stopped.

04/23/2015

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Homeland Chief: Gyrocopter Came In ‘Under The Radar’

Tough questions for U.S. Capitol Police and the Secret Service after a man in a gyrocopter lands on the lawn of the Capitol building. It comes as that man makes a first appearance in federal court.

04/16/2015

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Veteran Charged With Threatening To Shoot Wife At U.S. Capitol

An Army veteran has been charged with threatening to shoot his wife and other people at the U.S. Capitol, where his wife works.

02/05/2015

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Part Of U.S. Capitol Building Closed After Asbestos Accident

An accident involving asbestos work forced a temporary closure of the House side of the Capitol on Thursday and prompted House leaders to delay the day’s session for two hours.

07/10/2014

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Repair Work Set To Begin On U.S. Capitol Dome

One of the nation’s most famous buildings is going under wraps.

04/11/2014

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