Washington D.C.

6:05am

Fri October 4, 2013
The Two-Way

What We Know So Far About Woman Killed In D.C. Chase

Originally published on Fri October 4, 2013 6:34 pm

An officer stands just outside police tape Thursday as authorities investigate a car chase that began at the White House and ended near the Capitol.
Lv Mingxiang Xinhua/Landov

4:13pm

Thu October 3, 2013
The Two-Way

WATCH: The Capitol Hill Car Chase

Originally published on Thu October 3, 2013 4:37 pm

A high-speed chase that ended with shots fired on Capitol Hill Thursday locked down the U.S. Capitol and the White House for a short period.

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12:37pm

Thu October 3, 2013
The Two-Way

Suspect Dead, Two Police Officers Injured In Chase At U.S. Capitol

Originally published on Fri October 4, 2013 7:39 am

A police officer checks out a car on grass with his canine near the U.S. Capitol on Thursday in Washington, D.C. The Capitol and the White House were placed on lockdown after an 'active shooter' situation was reported.
Mark Wilson Getty Images
We last updated this post at 7:19 p.m. ET.

A woman who authorities say tried to ram a security barrier outside the White House led the Secret Service and U.S. Capitol Police on a high-speed chase that ended near Capitol Hill, where gunshots were fired by police. Congressional lawmakers were briefly ordered to shelter in place, but by 3 p.m. ET, police had lifted the lockdown.

The incident left a suspect dead and two police officers injured. The 1-year-old child who was in the car with the suspect is OK and in protective custody.

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6:55am

Thu October 3, 2013
Politics

Sharp Words Over Shutdown When Lawmaker Visits WWII Memorial

Rep. Randy Neugebauer, R-Texas.
Kevin Dietsch UPI/Landov

The World War II Memorial in Washington, D.C., has become a flashpoint as the partial government shutdown continues.

First there was the attention paid on Tuesday when a group of WWII veterans (with some help from Republican members of Congress and their staffs) ignored barricades and went through with their long-planned visit to the site.

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4:13pm

Tue October 1, 2013
Shutdown

Shutdown And Out: Waiting For The Train Home

Originally published on Wed October 2, 2013 11:07 am

Pat Barnes of Hanover, Md. waits for her train at Union Station in Washington, D.C. on Oct. 1, the first day of the government shutdown. Barnes is a federal employee and was sent home early in response to the shutdown.
Meredith Rizzo NPR

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