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Ex-D.C. Officer Charged With Taking Gun to Library of Congress

A former District of Columbia police officer was arrested at the Library of Congress this week for trying to bring a loaded, unregistered gun into the building.



Boy, 5, Shoots Himself in Foot in Baltimore

Baltimore police say a 5-year-old boy shot himself in the foot.


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Man Shot by Md. Police After Pointing Gun at Officers

Anne Arundel County police are investigating after officers shot and wounded a man who pointed a gun at them early Sunday morning.


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D.C. Police Arrest Man for Carjacking, Assault on Officer

District of Columbia police say they have arrested a man who walked into a northeast Washington police station and tried to remove a gun from his pants.


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Former Student Arrested for Bringing Gun to Md. School

Police say they arrested a former Richard Montgomery High School student for bringing a gun to the school on Thursday.


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Few D.C. Residents Apply for Permits on First Day of Concealed Carry

D.C.’s concealed carry law started Thursday, but police say only a few people have submitted applications for permits.


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Gun-Control Law Discussed in Maryland Governor’s Race

A Maryland measure enacted last year tightening the state’s gun-control laws has been a recurring issue in the governor’s race.


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D.C. Mayor Signs Legislation Allowing Handguns

District of Columbia Mayor Vincent Gray has signed legislation that allows people to carry concealed handguns in the nation’s capital.


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Inmate Sneaks Gun Into D.C. Superior Court in Underwear

A prisoner brought a surprise with him into the D.C. Superior Court Tuesday.


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Court Strikes Down DC Ban on Carrying Handguns in Public

A federal judge on Saturday struck down D.C.’s ban on carrying handguns in public.