Oregon Lawmakers Witness D.C. Incident

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Oregon lawmakers were right in the middle of the incident on Thursday. Senator Jeff Merkley heard the gunshots while walking back to the capitol. He and other senators took cover behind a parked car, then ran to safety inside the capitol building. “Police came running from the Capitol toward the intersection we … Continue reading »

Shots Fired Near U.S. Capitol

Tory Dunnan contributed to this report.  (CNN) — Shots were fired near the U.S. Capitol today after a high-speed chase through downtown Washington. The incident started near the White House, where police stopped a black car that was driving erratically. “There was a vehicle in the vicinity of the White House that apparently attempted to … Continue reading »