Posts Tagged ‘U.S. Capitol’

No Charges for Officers in Controversial 2013 Capitol Hill Shooting

The U.S. Attorney's Office for D.C. announced today it had found insufficient evidence to charge officers who shot and killed Miriam Carey last October. Carey, a 34-year-old mother from Connecticut, had driven her car into a restricted White House checkpoint on Oct. 3. In the chaotic following minutes, Carey knocked down a Secret Service officer with her [...]

The Needle: Cracks in Congress

Capitol Repairs:  The U.S. Capitol dome will be clad in scaffolding for two years as it undergoes renovations for the first time since 1960. The new look will match nicely with the Washington Memorial, which arguably looks better since it's been decorated with scaffolds. +3
Eggcellent Breakfast hoagies are back at Taylors Gourmet. Though there are [...]

Photo: Immigration Reform Rally

US Capitol Lawn, April 10th.  © 2013 Matt Dunn

Photo: Creepy Jesus

U.S. Capitol, September 16

Photo: Remember Us Next Week

9-11 Congressional Rememberence Ceremony, U.S. Capitol. © 2010 Matt Dunn

Man Dead in Police Shooting Near U.S. Capitol

According to Capitol Police spokesperson Kimberly Schneider, a Mercedes driven by a lone man struck a Capitol Police officer who had stopped the vehicle in Columbus Circle. The Mercedes then proceeded down Louisiana Avenue NE going the wrong way. The car was stopped near the intersection of New Jersey Avenue and C Street NW. The [...]

Occult Worship in Rock Creek Park?

Josh Bowers, the local lawyer who pointed me to the pieces of the U.S. Capitol and the weird, shallow wells dug behind them, writes today that "it was only a matter of time until an occult group theory would surface."
Bowers has been posting this week's CP story to various Listservs and e-mail groups, hoping someone [...]