Officer killed in attack near US Capitol

One officer is dead after suspect rams car into police barrier near the US Capitol. Here's what we know. One US Capitol Police officer has died and another is injured after a suspect rammed a car into a police barricade outside the Capitol building Friday afternoon. The suspect in the...
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One Capitol Police officer, suspect dead after car rammed into two officers

The U.S. Capitol came under attack on Friday, killing one police officer after an individual rammed his car into two officers at a checkpoint. The attacker and a U.S. Capitol Police officer have both died, a law enforcement representative announced at a press conference. A Capitol Police representative said the...
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2 US Capitol Officers Hurt After Being Rammed by Car; Suspect Is Dead

At least one person was shot and two U.S. Capitol Police officers were injured Friday outside the U.S. Capitol complex after someone rammed a vehicle into the officers, authorities said. Two law enforcement officials told NBC News that, after striking two officers, the driver jumped out of the car with...
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Biden hails strong jobs report, calls on Congress to pass his $2 trillion infrastructure plan

President Biden on Friday welcomed the latest labor report showing the United States added back 916,000 jobs in March while pressing for Congress to pass his $2 trillion infrastructure and jobs plan. “Inaction is not an option,” Biden said in remarks at the White House, in which he pushed back on Republican criticism of his plan to raise corporate taxes to finance the proposal.

US Capitol: Police officer dies after car rams security barrier

An attack at the US Capitol complex in Washington DC has left one police officer dead and another in hospital with injuries. A car crashed into a security barrier before the driver lunged towards the officers with a knife, police said. The officers opened fire and the suspect was shot...
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How America’s surveillance networks helped the FBI catch the Capitol mob

Debra Maimone pulled down her American flag mask for a moment on Jan. 6 and gazed at the unruly mob of supporters of President Donald Trump overrunning the U.S. Capitol. “Put your mask on,” warned her fiance, as the couple stood beneath an unblinking array of surveillance cameras. “I don’t want them to see you.”

2 Capitol Police Officers Sue Trump For Injuries Sustained During Jan. 6 Riot

Two U.S. Capitol police officers are suing former President Donald Trump, for allegedly inciting the riots that took over the Capitol building Jan. 6. Officers James Blassingame and Sidney Hemby argue in court documents reviewed by NPR that Trump is responsible for the physical and emotional injuries the officers received following the violent riots at the Capitol. The insurrection resulted in the death of five people.
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Director Wray’s Statement Regarding Attack Near U.S. Capitol

FBI Director Christopher Wray issued the following statement regarding today’s attack that left one Capitol Police officer dead and another injured after a vehicle rammed a barricade near the U.S. Capitol. I am deeply saddened by today’s tragic events at the U.S. Capitol. On behalf of the FBI, I would...