A man who flew a gyrocopter through some of America’s most restricted airspace before landing at the U.S. Capitol has rejected a plea deal that would have required him to spend 10 months in jail.
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.
Performers are rehearsing for Sunday’s National Memorial Day Concert on the West Lawn of the U.S. Capitol.
Members of Congress want security officials to explain how they determined that a small gyrocopter piloted by a Florida postal carrier didn’t pose a threat to the nation’s capital when it flew through miles of the nation’s most restricted airspace.
The letter carrier who landed his gyrocopter on Capitol Hill says he wasn’t concerned about getting shot down as he made his final approach.
A mail carrier has returned to his home in Florida, where he’ll wait for his next hearing after flying his gyrocopter onto the U.S. Capitol lawn.
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.
The U.S. Capitol is on lockdown after a man landed a small helicopter on the West Lawn Wednesday afternoon.
The U.S. Capitol reopened Sunday afternoon after authorities placed the building on lockdown following an apparent suicide attempt.
The National Symphony Orchestra will present its annual Labor Day weekend concert at the Kennedy Center Concert Hall.