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  • White House fence jumper who kicked K-9 pleads guilty

    WASHINGTON The Maryland man who scaled the White House fence in October and was caught on camera kicking one of the Secret Service's big Belgian Malinois dogs pleaded guilty Friday to a federal charge stemming from the intrusion. Dominic Adesanya, 23,...
  • Homeland chief: Gyrocopter came in 'under the radar'

    The Florida postal carrier charged Thursday with two federal crimes for steering his small gyrocopter through protected Washington airspace "literally flew under the radar" to the lawn of the Capitol, Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson said as key...
  • Q&A: Who is this flying mailman with a message for Congress?

    Many questions surround the political stunt of a postal worker charged Thursday with violating national airspace and operating an unregistered aircraft by landing his gyrocopter on Capitol Hill. Q: Who is he? A: Doug Hughes, 61, delivers the U.S. mail...
  • Homeland Security chief: Capitol gyrocopter 'literally flew under the radar'

    Homeland Security chief: Capitol gyrocopter 'literally flew under the radar'
    The Florida postal carrier charged Thursday with two federal crimes for steering his small gyrocopter through protected Washington airspace "literally flew under the radar" to the lawn of the Capitol, Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson said as key...
  • Mailman who landed gyrocopter at Capitol sent back to Florida, barred from D.C.

    Mailman who landed gyrocopter at Capitol sent back to Florida, barred from D.C.
    The Florida mail carrier accused of landing a gyrocopter outside the U.S. Capitol was charged in federal court Thursday and has been barred from returning to the District of Columbia or flying any aircraft, officials said. Douglas Hughes, 61, was...
  • Quotations in the News

    "I think that there's absolutely a gap, and it's a very dangerous gap, with regard to our airspace. I don't want people to get a message that they can just land anywhere. Suppose there was a bomb or an explosive device on that air vehicle? That could have...
  • Friend feared Capitol gyrocopter pilot would get shot down

    A Florida postal worker who piloted a gyrocopter onto the U.S. Capitol lawn to call attention to his belief that campaign finance laws are too weak is "a patriot" who first came up with the idea about a year ago, a friend said. Doug Hughes, 61, called...
  • Man flies gyrocopter to U.S. Capitol in apparent protest; charges pending

    Man flies gyrocopter to U.S. Capitol in apparent protest; charges pending
    A Florida mail carrier created a stir at the U.S. Capitol by flying a gyrocopter into Washington, D.C., and landing it just outside the building Wednesday, police said. The move was an apparent protest demanding campaign finance reform. Despite the no-...
  • Small aircraft lands on Capitol lawn; pilot in custody

    Police arrested a Florida Postal Service worker who steered his tiny aircraft onto the West Lawn of the U.S. Capitol after flying through restricted airspace around the National Mall on Wednesday. The pilot was Douglas Mark Hughes of Ruskin, Florida, who...
  • John Kass: Hillary's just another average American who's awaited her due

    The magnolia tree in our front yard is bursting with color, all pink and white and signaling to the world that spring is here, and all I could think of was this: Hillary must be nigh. For I could all but feel her powers. Suburban Chicago, where I live,...
  • AP News in Brief at 5:58 p.m. EDT

    Former NFL star tight end Aaron Hernandez convicted of murder in shooting, sentenced to life Former New England Patriots star Aaron Hernandez was convicted of first-degree murder and sentenced to life in prison Wednesday for a deadly late-night shooting,...