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Police looking for missing Washington girl find man's body in park

Police looking for missing Washington girl find man's body in park

March 31 (UPI) -- A man whose body was found Monday in a Washington park during the search for 8-year-old Relisha Rudd appears to have committed suicide, police said.
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Capitol Hill suspect shot dead identified as Miriam Carey of Conn.

Capitol Hill suspect shot dead identified as Miriam Carey of Conn.

WASHINGTON, Oct. 3 (UPI) -- A woman rammed a barrier at the White House, then led police on a high-speed chase near the U.S. Capitol before being shot to death, police said Thursday.
Navy Yard gunman practiced his aim day before shooting spree

Navy Yard gunman practiced his aim day before shooting spree

WASHINGTON, Sept. 17 (UPI) -- The man authorities blame for the Navy Yard massacre in Washington practiced his aim and bought a shotgun the day before, an attorney for a shooting range said.
FBI: Aaron Alexis lone Navy Yard shooter, no other suspects

FBI: Aaron Alexis lone Navy Yard shooter, no other suspects

WASHINGTON, Sept. 17 (UPI) -- The FBI Tuesday said subcontractor Aaron Alexis was the only gunman in the Navy Yard shootings that killed 12 people and there are no other suspects.
Gunman, 12 others dead in D.C. Navy Yard shooting rampage

Gunman, 12 others dead in D.C. Navy Yard shooting rampage

WASHINGTON, Sept. 16 (UPI) -- The FBI said a Texas man who was among at least 13 people killed in Monday's rampage at the U.S. Navy Yard in Washington was the shooter.
Gunman wounds guard at right-wing group

Gunman wounds guard at right-wing group

WASHINGTON, Aug. 15 (UPI) -- A gunman who wounded a security guard Wednesday at the Family Research Council in Washington may have disagreed with the group's views on gays, police said.
Occupy lawyers sue to bar arrests

Occupy lawyers sue to bar arrests

WASHINGTON, Nov. 8 (UPI) -- Lawyers representing Occupy protesters in Tucson said they filed a civil rights suit in federal court, seeking a temporary ban on arrests of demonstrators.

D.C. shooting leaves 4 dead, 5 wounded

WASHINGTON, March 31 (UPI) -- Officials said a fourth person died Wednesday of wounds sustained in a shootout the previous evening in a southeast neighborhood in Washington.
Museum shooter charged with guard's death

Museum shooter charged with guard's death

WASHINGTON, June 11 (UPI) -- The man accused of killing a Holocaust Memorial Museum guard had a member of Congress' office address in his possession, U.S. Capitol Police say.
Security guard dies in attack on museum

Security guard dies in attack on museum

WASHINGTON, June 10 (UPI) -- A U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum guard died of wounds received in an exchange of gunfire with an elderly suspected white supremacist Wednesday, officials said.

Deaf students could face hate crime charge

WASHINGTON, Oct. 4 (UPI) -- An incident at a residential Washington high school for deaf students could lead to criminal charges for students who wrote "KKK" on a black student in marker.

DC top cop: Intelligence must be shared

WASHINGTON, Jan. 29 (UPI) -- Significant gaps in intelligence sharing leave the United States vulnerable to terrorism, Washington's top cop told the Senate Intelligence Committee.

DC Police boost counter-terror unit

WASHINGTON, April 12 (UPI) -- The Metropolitan Police Department in the nation's capital has created a new counter-terror unit reporting directly to Chief Charles Ramsey.
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D.C. Police Chief Cathy Lanier speaks during a news conference regarding transportation security prior to the holiday travel season at Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport in Arlington, Virginia, on November 15, 2010. Also discussed was the "If You See Something Say Something" campaign which urges the public to report things that seem out of place. UPI/Roger L. Wollenberg
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