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  • Lawyer for Conn. woman shot in DC police chase seeks US probe

    Lawyer for Conn. woman shot in DC police chase seeks US probe

    Tuesday, November 26 2013 4:33 PM EST2013-11-26 21:33:15 GMT
    A lawyer for a Connecticut woman killed by police after a car chase outside the U.S. Capitol is requesting a Justice Department investigation.
    A lawyer for a Connecticut woman killed by police after a car chase outside the U.S. Capitol is requesting a Justice Department investigation.
  • Funeral held for woman killed in Capitol Hill car chase, shooting

    Funeral held for woman killed in Capitol Hill car chase, shooting

    Tuesday, October 15 2013 4:34 PM EDT2013-10-15 20:34:51 GMT
    Speakers at Miriam Carey's funeral Tuesday tried to give more insight into the person widely known as the young woman killed by police in Washington after she tried to ram her car through a White House barrier.
    Speakers at Miriam Carey's funeral Tuesday tried to give more insight into the person widely known as the young woman killed by police in Washington after she tried to ram her car through a White House barrier.
  • Family plans NY funeral for woman killed in Capitol chase

    Family plans NY funeral for woman killed in Capitol chase

    Friday, October 11 2013 4:07 PM EDT2013-10-11 20:07:33 GMT
    The family of a Connecticut woman who was shot to death by police after trying to ram her vehicle through a White House barrier plans to hold a funeral for her next week in Brooklyn.
    The family of a Connecticut woman who was shot to death by police after trying to ram her vehicle through a White House barrier plans to hold a funeral for her next week in Brooklyn.
  • Passport, other items found with driver shot in Capitol Hill

    Passport, other items found with driver shot in Capitol Hill

    Tuesday, October 8 2013 7:41 PM EDT2013-10-08 23:41:59 GMT
    Police found no weapon or apparent evidence of motive while searching the car of a woman who was fatally shot by police after trying to ram her vehicle through a White House barrier, according to court documents unsealed Tuesday.
    Police found no weapon or apparent evidence of motive while searching the car of a woman who was fatally shot by police after trying to ram her vehicle through a White House barrier, according to court documents unsealed Tuesday.
  • Sisters of DC chase victim dispute police account

    Sisters of DC chase victim dispute police account

    Monday, October 7 2013 3:29 PM EDT2013-10-07 19:29:40 GMT
    The sisters of a Connecticut woman fatally shot by police in Washington after she tried to ram her car through a White House barrier said Monday she wasn't delusional and suggest she may have been fleeing danger.
    The sisters of a Connecticut woman fatally shot by police in Washington after she tried to ram her car through a White House barrier said Monday she wasn't delusional and suggest she may have been fleeing danger.
  • Official: Miriam Carey, woman killed in DC chase was delusional

    Official: Miriam Carey, woman killed in DC chase was delusional

    Friday, October 4 2013 4:13 PM EDT2013-10-04 20:13:02 GMT
    A Connecticut woman, Miriam Carey, shot to death by police after she tried to drive through barricades outside the White House held the delusional belief that the president was communicating with her, a federal law enforcement official said Friday.
    A Connecticut woman, Miriam Carey, shot to death by police after she tried to drive through barricades outside the White House held the delusional belief that the president was communicating with her. COMPLETE COVERAGE: CAPITOL SHOOTING
  • Mother: Daughter in Capitol chase was 'depressed'

    Mother: Daughter in Capitol chase was 'depressed'

    Friday, October 4 2013 12:57 PM EDT2013-10-04 16:57:06 GMT
    The mother of a Connecticut woman who was shot to death by police after trying to breach a barrier at the White House says her daughter had post-partum depression. Authorities say the woman set off a high-speed car chase that put the Capitol on lockdown Thursday.
    A Connecticut woman who was shot to death by police after a car chase that began when she tried to breach a barrier at the White House suffered from postpartum depression, her mother said.
  • Conn. driver in DC chase was sued over condo fees

    Conn. driver in DC chase was sued over condo fees

    Friday, October 4 2013 10:41 AM EDT2013-10-04 14:41:29 GMT
    The Connecticut woman who was shot to death by police after a car chase in Washington had been sued by her condominium association for failure to pay fees.
    The Connecticut woman who was shot to death by police after a car chase in Washington had been sued by her condominium association for failure to pay fees.
  • Barry tweets about shutdown, mountain lion, and shooting on Capitol Hill

    Barry tweets about shutdown, mountain lion, and shooting on Capitol Hill

    Friday, October 4 2013 9:33 AM EDT2013-10-04 13:33:29 GMT
    A busy and stressful week in the nation’s capital has taken a toll on many area residents. One person in particular, former mayor and current D.C. councilman Marion Barry, sent out this tweet summing up his frustration.
    A busy and stressful week in the nation’s capital has taken a toll on many area residents. One person in particular, former mayor and current D.C. councilman Marion Barry, sent out this tweet summing up his frustration.
  • Budget battle heats up, despite pause over car chase

    Budget battle heats up, despite pause over car chase

    Friday, October 4 2013 6:50 AM EDT2013-10-04 10:50:25 GMT
    The battle over the budget impasse got intensely personal Thursday on Capitol Hill, though a chaotic car chase which ended in gunfire temporarily sidelined the debate later in the day. Police described the car chase as an "isolated incident."
    The battle over the budget impasse got intensely personal Thursday on Capitol Hill, though a chaotic car chase which ended in gunfire temporarily sidelined the debate later in the day. Police described the car chase as an "isolated incident."
  • Police involved in Capitol car chase and shooting unpaid due to partial shutdown

    Police involved in Capitol car chase and shooting unpaid due to partial shutdown

    Friday, October 4 2013 6:12 AM EDT2013-10-04 10:12:17 GMT
    The Capitol Hill police officers involved in Thursday's car chase and shooting outside the Capitol are not earning a paycheck or hazard pay due to the governments partial suspension of services.
    The Capitol Hill police officers involved in Thursday's car chase and shooting outside the Capitol are not earning a paycheck or hazard pay due to the governments partial suspension of services.
  • Police shoot and kill woman outside Capitol after chase

    Police shoot and kill woman outside Capitol after chase

    Thursday, October 3 2013 11:15 PM EDT2013-10-04 03:15:36 GMT
    A woman with a 1-year-old girl led Secret Service and police on a harrowing car chase from the White House past the Capitol Thursday, attempting to penetrate the security barriers at both national landmarks before she was shot to death, police said. The child was unhurt.
    A woman with a 1-year-old girl led Secret Service and police on a harrowing car chase from the White House past the Capitol Thursday, attempting to penetrate the security barriers at both national landmarks before she was shot to death, police said. The child was unhurt.
  • VIDEO: Police chase of suspect vehicle on Capitol Hill

    VIDEO: Police chase of suspect vehicle on Capitol Hill

    Thursday, October 3 2013 11:14 PM EDT2013-10-04 03:14:58 GMT
    The police pursuit of a black Infiniti that attempted to ram through a White House barricade was captured on video. The chase ended with the driver shot and killed outside of the Capitol.
    The police pursuit of a black Infiniti that attempted to ram through a White House barricade was captured on video. The chase ended with the driver shot and killed outside of the Capitol.
  • Map of Shooting Incident at U.S. Capitol

    Map of Shooting Incident at U.S. Capitol

    Thursday, October 3 2013 5:01 PM EDT2013-10-03 21:01:05 GMT
    A woman driving a black Infiniti with a young child inside tried to ram through a White House barricade Thursday, then led police on a chase that ended in gunfire outside the Capitol.
    A woman driving a black Infiniti with a young child inside tried to ram through a White House barricade Thursday, then led police on a chase that ended in gunfire outside the Capitol.
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