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6 months 1 week ago

DC Council to vote on concealed handguns

WASHINGTON (AP) - The D.C. Council is expected to decide Tuesday whether to allow residents to carry concealed handguns in the district, with some restrictions. The vote comes two months after a federal judge struck down the District's ban on carrying handguns outside the home. The judge put his ruling...

4 years 3 months ago

Suspicious package clogs DC Metro

WASHINGTON (AP) - A suspicious package is disrupting commuters headed to the Capitol as police are blocking riders from leaving the Capitol South Metro station. Capitol Police were tightly controlling where people could walk outside the station Monday morning. Metro riders trying to exit at the station were being...

4 years 6 months ago

Rain pounds NC as storm moves up the East Coast

Driving rain from a storm system moving up the East Coast has been soaking southeastern North Carolina and prompting worries of flooding and tornadoes. In North Carolina, the National Weather Service says the nearly 21 inches collected in Wilmington since rain started falling Sunday topped Hurricane Floyd's five-day mark...

4 years 9 months ago

DC area shaken by minor earthquake

The Washington, D.C., area was shaken by a minor earthquake. The quake hit at 3:04 a.m. MDT with a magnitude of 3.6. A physicist with U.S. Geological Survey's National Earthquake Information Center says the quake was centered in the Rockville, Maryland, area. There were no immediate reports of...

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