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  • Radio host sues Capitol Police over protest ticket

    A reporter has filed a federal lawsuit alleging Capitol Police officers violated the U.S. Constitution when they arrested him during a protest.

  • Fla. Capitol security rules stop overnight sit-ins

    New Capitol security rules approved by Gov. Rick Scott and Senate and House leaders will prevent overnight protests like the monthlong sit-in after George Zimmerman's acquittal on murder charges.

  • Under Heavy guard: The Washington Navy Yard was closed to all but essential personnel on Tuesday, the day after a gunman launched an attack that hit office workers in the cafeteria and in the hallways at the military installation. (Associated Press)

    Police unit ordered away from D.C. rampage: report

    It was reasonable for officials to reroute a Capitol Police tactical squad away from the Washington Navy Yard rampage amid concerns about possible threats to the U.S. Capitol after the officers got stuck in traffic, according to a report released Friday that defends the decision.

  • This black vehicle was allegedly the car police were chasing when they cornered it at 1st Street and Constitution Ave. NE in front of the Hart Office Building near the U.S. Capitol Building, Washington, D.C., Thursday, October 3, 2013. (Andrew Harnik/The Washington Times)

    Police chase near White House, Capitol ends with crash, fatal shooting

    A woman with a year-old child attempted to crash through the White House perimeter with her car, then led Secret Service and police on a harrowing chase down Pennsylvania Avenue toward the Capitol before she was fatally shot Thursday in an incident that rattled nerves and tested Washington's security during the government shutdown.

  • GOP presidential candidate Mitt Romney (right) talks to reporters on Monday, April 23, 2012, as he is joined by Sen. Marco Rubio, Florida Republican, during a news conference before a town-hall-style meeting in Aston, Pa. (Associated Press)

    Capitol Police investigating threat against Rubio

    The U.S. Capitol Police force is investigating a reported threat against Sen. Marco Rubio, Florida Republican, who often is mentioned as a possible vice presidential pick for presumptive GOP presidential nominee Mitt Romney.

  • Virginia Capitol Police arrest more than 30 pro-choice activists when they refused to disperse as ordered. (Associated Press)

    Protests take focus off Virginia budget fight

    Virginia Republicans were hopeful that a weekend away from Richmond would help thaw a stalemate over the state's proposed two-year, $85 billion spending plan. But the weekend arrests of more than 30 activists protesting anti-abortion legislation has only fueled the partisan flames that have engulfed the Capitol.

  • Filmmaker without credentials arrested at hearing

    An Oscar-nominated documentary filmmaker was arrested at a House hearing Wednesday after trying to film the proceedings without the required media credentials.

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