Capitol Hill

US Capitol goes under brief lockdown after Congressional staffer caught with gun in bag

Police said that Jeffrey Allsbrooks (57) was taken into custody about four minutes after he entered the Longworth House Office Building.

published on : 9th December 2021

Facebook whistleblower to call for regulation

Ex-employee Frances Haugen will speak before senators less than a day after Facebook, its photo-sharing app Instagram and messaging service WhatsApp went offline for roughly seven hours.

published on : 5th October 2021

Washington's secret subway that has been used by lawmakers for more than a century

It has made headlines as the scene of a botched assassination bid, an impromptu off-Broadway stage and a hiding place for a president who disappeared from the Oval Office without telling anyone.

published on : 27th September 2021

Capitol Hill bomb threat standoff ends as suspect surrenders

Floyd Ray Roseberry, had been broadcasting live on social media from his truck, assailing President Joe Biden and Democrats, warning of a "revolution," and complaining about the US government.

published on : 20th August 2021