Police Chief Cathy Lanier

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DC Asks For Stay of Ruling Allowing Gun Carrying

Lawyers for the District of Columbia have asked a federal judge to stay his ruling that strikes down the city’s ban on carrying guns outside the home.


A worker cleans green paint from the organ in the Bethlehem Chapel at the National Cathedral on July 30, 2013 in Washington, D.C. (Photo credit: KAREN BLEIER/AFP/Getty Images)

Prosecutors: Vandalism Suspect Had Soda Can With Green Paint

Prosecutors say a woman charged with defacing the Washington National Cathedral was carrying a soda can of green paint when she was arrested.


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Lanier: Sex Assault Report Favorable to Department

District of Columbia Police Chief Cathy Lanier said Wednesday that a law firm’s coming report largely vindicates the police department’s handling of sexual assault complaints and acknowledges the progress that’s been made.


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Court OKs DC Police Chief Discrimination Case

A federal appeals court has reinstated a former D.C. police commander’s race and sex discrimination lawsuit against Chief Cathy Lanier.


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Police Had iPhone of Beating Victim T.J Maslin For Weeks, Couldn’t Trace It

Three young men are being held by police without bail in a nearly fatal beating of man on Capitol Hill and it turns out officers had a key piece of evidence in their possession for weeks.


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Chief Lanier Says There Are Conflicting Reports On Officer’s Threats Toward First Lady

There are conflicting reports about threatening comments a police officer may have made about first lady Michelle Obama, the District of Columbia police chief said Friday.