Capitol

The Capitol dome in Washington. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)

Repairs, scaffolding ahead for US Capitol’s dome

WASHINGTON (AP) — The dome of the U.S. Capitol is getting a new look. The 150-year-old, cast-iron dome will soon be sheathed in scaffolding, a requirement of its first major restoration since 1960. The architect […]

10/22/2013

Capitol Hill police officers respond to a shooting on Capitol Hill in Washington, Thursday, Oct. 3, 2013. (AP Photo/ Evan Vucci)

Police shoot driver outside Capitol after chase

WASHINGTON (AP) — A woman driving a black Infiniti with a young child inside tried to ram through a White House barricade Thursday, then led police on a chase that ended in gunfire outside the […]

10/03/2013

Capitol Hill police officers respond to a shooting on Capitol Hill in Washington, Thursday, Oct. 3, 2013. (AP Photo/ Evan Vucci)

Shots outside Capitol, police say 1 injury

WASHINGTON (AP) — A woman driving a black Lexus tried to ram through a White House barricade Thursday, then led police on a chase that ended in gunfire outside the Capitol, witnesses and officials said. […]

10/03/2013

Storm clouds hang over Capitol Hill in Washington. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)

Shots heard at Capitol, building under lockdown

WASHINGTON (AP) — Police say the U.S. Capitol has been put on a security lockdown amid reports of possible shots fired outside the building. People standing outside the Supreme Court across the street from Congress […]

10/03/2013

Police work the scene on M Street, SE in Washington near the Washington Navy Yard on Monday, Sept. 16, 2013. The U.S. Navy says one person is injured after a shooting at a Navy building in Washington. Police and emergency crews gathered Monday morning outside the Naval Sea Systems Command Headquarters building, where the shooting was reported.  (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)

Officials report a 2nd shooter is possible at Navy Yard

WASHINGTON (AP) — Two officials say police are looking into the possibility of a second shooter at the Washington Navy Yard where several people were killed. A Defense Department official and a law enforcement official […]

09/16/2013

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