Tag: Capitol Hill

PHOTOS: Historic Capitol Hill church becomes multimillion-dollar condos

WASHINGTON — A historic landmark church in Capitol Hill’s Stanton Park has been converted into six multistory luxury condos, all with unique original details, called The Bell Tower at Stanton Park.  The church at 609 Maryland Avenue, N.E. built in 1891 and 1892, was originally the Eastern Presbyterian Church. It was designed by renowned architect […]

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Remembering the ’98 Capitol shooting (Photos)

WASHINGTON — Twenty years ago, on July 24, 1998, a gunman burst into the U.S. Capitol, killing two police officers and wounding a female tourist before being shot and captured. The shooter, Russell Eugene Weston Jr., is still being held in a federal mental facility for paranoid schizophrenia. Officer Jacob Chestnut and Detective John Gibson […]

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Capitol Hill roads reopen after gas leak

WASHINGTON — A gas leak around Capitol Hill led to the closure of several intersections Thursday morning. A third-party crew struck a gas line in the area around 9:30 a.m., according to Washington Gas. They determined there was no risk to the area, and the leak did not impact service. Traffic Advisory/US Capitol/Gas Leak – Street […]

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‘Abusers Protect Abusers’: Terry Crews Testifies About Surviving Sexual Assault

WASHINGTON (AP) — Terry Crews says a film producer said he could only return to the “Expendables” franchise if he dropped his sexual assault lawsuit against a Hollywood agent. The actor said it was an example of how “abusers protect abusers.” Crews made the allegation Tuesday at a Senate Judiciary Committee hearing on the Sexual […]

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Klukowski: Trump Should Cancel Senate’s August Recess

President Donald Trump should make history by using his constitutional power to recall the Senate (but not the House) in August, canceling the August recess, and force the Senate to stay in session five (or six?) days per week until the Senate confirms a record number of federal judges and fills key positions in his […]

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