WASHINGTON (AP) Rescuers have evacuated several shops because of the threat of a building collapse in southeast Washington. Officials say construction work was under way today at a row of buildings in the 100 block of 15th Street SE when the walls started to crack and separate. The saturated ground after recent rains may be a factor.
WASHINGTON (AP) D.C. police will join other local police departments in a federal program that checks the immigration status of those booked into a local jail. Officials announced yesterday that D.C. would join a program that matches inmates' fingerprints against a federal database to identify illegal immigrants before release.
WASHINGTON (AP) D.C. Council members say there's little room for compromise with the Catholic Archdiocese of Washington over a proposed same-sex marriage law. The church says it won't continue offering social services with D.C. money if the marriage bill isn't changed because it would require the church to recognize same-sex couples.
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The Republican ticket for November's election includes Ken Cuccinelli for governor, E.W. Jackson for lieutenant governor, and Mark Obenshain for attorney general.