A Florida postal worker who piloted a gyrocopter onto the U.S. Capitol lawn to call attention to his belief that campaign finance laws are too weak is “a patriot” who first came up with the idea about a year ago, a friend said.
For the second time in as many weeks, a person has been arrested after trying to bring a gun into the Congressional Cannon House Office building.
A Pennsylvania congressman’s press secretary has pleaded not guilty to a weapons charge after Capitol police say he carried a gun into a federal office building in Washington.
An investigation into a suspicious vehicle on Capitol Hill has been cleared and roadways reopened, police say.
A new report says a specially trained tactical Capitol Police squad was recalled from the scene of the Washington Navy Yard rampage in part because of concerns about possible threats to the U.S. Capitol.
A report into the response by the U.S. Capitol Police to the Washington Navy Yard shooting has been delayed by the federal government shutdown.
Police in Washington are reviewing the use of officers’ deadly force in the killing of a woman who tried to ram her car through a White House barrier, a shooting her family says was unjustified.
A woman is dead after D.C. police say she drove her unauthorized vehicle to a White House checkpoint, rammed a Secret Service vehicle while fleeing the scene, then led officers on a high-speed chase to the U.S. Capitol, causing a chaotic scene in the District shortly after 2:15 p.m.
The chief of the U.S. Capitol Police has ordered an investigation into the force’s response to Monday’s mass shooting at Washington’s Navy Yard.
Three women AIDS activists saying they wanted to highlight the “naked truth” about potential spending cuts in HIV programs have been arrested after taking their clothes off in the lobby of House Speaker John Boehner’s office.