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7 Arrested at White House Protesting Deportations

Police have arrested seven immigration activists who chained themselves to the White House fence to protest deportations under the Obama administration.


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Park Police Chief Says Reforms Planned on Weapons

The U.S. Park Police says it’s working to take better stock of its firearms inventory.


Green paint is seen on the statue of Abraham Lincoln July 30, 2013 at the Lincoln Memorial in Washington, DC. Workers are using a solvent that will hopefully draw the paint out of the granite surface. (Photo credit: KAREN BLEIER/AFP/Getty Images)

Green Paint Stain Still Shows on Lincoln Memorial

Three areas of the Lincoln Memorial statue still show faint signs of staining after a vandal splattered green paint at the site last week.


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Report: U.S. Park Police Have Lost Track of Weapons

The U.S. Park Police, the law enforcement agency responsible for safeguarding the National Mall and critical American landmarks, has lost track of a large supply of handguns, rifles and shotguns, according to a harshly critical report issued Thursday.


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US Park Police to End Furloughs Next Week

The National Park Service is ending unpaid leave for U.S. Park Police officers earlier than expected.


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Smithsonian to Close Galleries Due to Budget Cuts

Budget cuts from Congress will soon reduce the number of free exhibitions on view each day at the Smithsonian Institution and will furlough U.S. Park Police officers who guard the nation’s monuments.


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SUV Plunges Off Bridge Into Potomac

U.S. Park Police say the Memorial Bridge was closed for several hours after a vehicle drove off the bridge into the Potomac River.


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Police Seek Driver In Early Morning Hit-And-Run On Baltimore-Washington Parkway

U.S. Park Police are searching for the driver responsible for a hit-and-run crash on the Baltimore-Washington Parkway that involved several vehicles.


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Photos Released Of Suspect Wanted In D.C. Robbery, Victim Hit Over Head With Fake Gun

U.S. Park Police have released surveillance photos of one of the two suspects wanted for a robbery in which a victim was struck in the head only later to have her credit card used at business around D.C.


Two Occupy D.C. protesters have their Thanksgiving meal at the McPherson Square in Washington, D.C., on Nov. 24, 2011. (credit: JEWEL SAMAD/AFP/Getty Images)

Occupy D.C. Protesters Get Fliers Warning Them Not To Use Drugs, Defecate In Public

The National Park Service handed out fliers Friday that cited public urination and defecation, illegal drug and alcohol use, and assaults at the two encampments.