Woman who threatened Nancy Pelosi with hanging during Jan. 6 Capitol riot sentenced to over 2 years in prison
The judge who sentenced 55-year-old Pauline Bauer on Tuesday convicted her of riot-related charges in January after hearing trial testimony without a jury.
U-Haul driver identified, charged after crashing truck into barriers near White House: police
According to court documents, a U.S. Secret Service investigator says 19-year-old Sai Kandula stated his goal was to “get to the White House, seize power, and be put in charge of the nation." When asked how he would do so – the 19-year-old allegedly said he would kill the president if he had to or hurt anyone in his way.
Georgia’s Stacey Abrams to join faculty at Howard University
Howard University, one of the nation’s top historically Black colleges, said it was appointing Stacey Abrams as the Ronald W. Walters Endowed Chair for Race and Black Politics beginning in September.
Rep. Angie Craig attack: Man indicted on federal charges
A man has been indicted on a federal charge of assault of a member of Congress for attacking Minnesota Rep. Angie Craig in Washington, D.C. last month.
Senator Rand Paul's staff member stabbed in Northeast; man arrested, charged
A Senate staffer was brutally stabbed in Northeast over the weekend.
Senate GOP leader Mitch McConnell remains in hospital after concussion
The Kentucky senator, who's 81, was attending a private dinner in Washington when he tripped and fell and remains hospitalized “for a few days of observation and treatment.”
DOJ: Trump can be sued by those injured during Jan. 6 Capitol riot
The Justice Department says former President Donald Trump can be sued by injured Capitol Police officers and Democratic lawmakers over the Jan. 6, 2021, insurrection at the U.S. Capitol.
US Rep. Angie Craig assaulted in DC elevator; suspect arrested
NEW: Police say a suspect has been arrested after U.S. Rep. Angie Craig was assaulted in an elevator at her Washington, D.C. apartment building.
Powerball winner: Single ticket in Washington wins $747 million jackpot
Monday night’s Powerball jackpot win stood as the ninth-largest lottery prize in U.S. history.
14 times Congress couldn’t decide on a House speaker after the 1st-round vote
A House speaker’s election has not gone to multiple ballots since 1923.
Oath Keepers boss guilty of seditious conspiracy in January 6 case
Oath Keepers founder Stewart Rhodes was convicted Tuesday of seditious conspiracy for a violent plot to overturn Joe Biden’s presidential win, handing the Justice Department a major victory in its prosecution of the Jan. 6, 2021, insurrection.
DC Deputy Mayor charged with assault and battery after gym parking lot altercation
Chris Geldart, the D.C. deputy mayor for public safety and justice has been charged with assault and battery after a parking lot altercation that happened around 12:25 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 1 in Arlington.
Washington Monument defaced with red paint; suspect taken into custody, facing charges: officials
A man is in custody after vandalizing the Washington Monument with red paint Tuesday night.
Mike Lindell says FBI seized his phone at Hardee's in Mankato, Minnesota
MyPillow chief executive Mike Lindell said Tuesday that federal agents seized his cellphone and questioned him about a Colorado clerk who has been charged in what prosecutors say was a "deceptive scheme" to breach voting system technology used across the country.
Washington National Cathedral bell tolls 96 times for Queen Elizabeth II
In honor of Queen Elizabeth II, the Washington National Cathedral funeral bell tolled 96 times Thursday night.
Sole survivor of lightning strike outside White House speaks out
The lone survivor of a deadly lightning strike outside the White House a few weeks ago is now speaking out about her experience to FOX 5 DC.
Three people, including elderly couple, dead after lightning strike near White House
DC Police have confirmed three people have died after four people were struck by lightning Thursday evening near the White House.
DC National Guard request to assist with reception of migrants from border states denied
DC's request for the National Guard to provide assistance with the transportation and reception of migrants arriving on busses in the region has been denied.
Amelia Earhart statue to be unveiled at U.S. Capitol
A statue of Amelia Earhart will be unveiled at the U.S. Capitol on Wednesday, commemorating her accomplishments as the first woman to fly solo across the Atlantic Ocean and her influential advocacy for women’s equal rights.
Capitol riot hearing: Committee declares Jan. 6 riot an 'attempted coup'
The House panel’s yearlong investigation into the Jan. 6 U.S. Capitol riot is intended to stand as a public record for history.