Tracking the D.C. Handgun Ban



A sound that may be mistaken for a small explosion will be heard Thursday in McLean as contractors building the Dulles Corridor Metrorail Project test the structural integrity of a caisson near the interchange between Dolley Madison Boulevard and the Dulles Connector Road.


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Transportation Department honors Metro safety whistle-blower:  U.S. Transportation Department presents commendation (Post, December 17, 2009)

Metro fined $200,000 for 2003 release of acid into sewer:  Judge issues $200,000 penalty in 2003 incident during rail car cleaning (Post, November 26, 2009)

Fewer Parking Spaces at Franconia-Springfield Metro Station (Post, September 21, 2009; 12:54 PM)

U.S. House, D.C. Council Wrestle Over Gun Control (Post, September 17, 2008)

HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES:  Limit on Gun Law Passes; Senate Vote Unlikely (Post, September 18, 2008)

District Gun Bill Goes to Council:  Officials Anticipate More Legal Action On Weapon Types (Post, July 15, 2008)

D.C. Council Hears Gun Law Proposal (Post, July 2, 2008)

COMMUNITY REACTION:  Gun Views Shaped by Violence (Post, June 27, 2008)

D.C. Government Faces a New Reality (Post, June 27, 2008)

Questions & Answers (Post, June 27, 2008)

Justices Reject D.C. Ban On Handgun Ownership:  5-4 Ruling Finds 1976 Law Incompatible With Second Amendment (Post, June 27, 2008)

High Court To Announce Ruling on D.C. Gun Ban (Post, June 26, 2008)

D.C.'s Handgun Ban Hits Unintended Targets (By Marc Fisher, June 26, 2008)

Dulles Rail Set to Get Federal Approval:  In Letter Expected Today, FTA Makes Stark Reversal (Post, April 30, 2008)

New Facility For Area Food Bank Is Planned:  Construction Is Set To Start in Summer; $28 Million Raised (Post, April 30, 2008)

VIRGINIA BRIEFING:  VIRGINIA BRIEFING (Post, April 29, 2008)

DR. G'S TIPS:  DR. G'S TIPS (Post, April 27, 2008)

Hired Riders to Assess Metro:  Critics See Waste, Say There's No Mystery to Poor Service (Post, April 25, 2008)

METRO FRAUD:  Ex-Supervisor Pleads Guilty In Thefts of Transit Proceeds (Post, April 24, 2008)

They're Proud to Call Washington Their Home (Post, April 24, 2008)

Public Transportation (Post, April 24, 2008)

Local Transportation (Post, April 24, 2008)

Getting Around Locally (Post, April 24, 2008)

DISTRICT BRIEFING:  DISTRICT BRIEFING (Post, April 22, 2008)

Burglaries Have Surged 21 Percent:  Police Put Some Blame on Economy, Boost Patrols; Overall Violence Falls (Post, April 20, 2008)

Metro 'Top-Notch' In Getting People To Mass on Time (By Robert Thomson, April 20, 2008)

ARLINGTON COUNTY:  Board Approves Tax and Fee Increases To Help Augment Schools, Infrastructure (Post, April 20, 2008)

Metro Will Need Hundreds Of New Cars, Manager Says (Post, April 19, 2008)

Most Crimes Occur At Ends of the Lines (Post, April 19, 2008)

SMARTBIKE DC:  Bicycle-Sharing Program to Debut (Post, April 19, 2008)

Silver Spring Metro Tracks Closed for Emergency (Post, April 18, 2008; 4:52 PM)

Pontiff Prays With Sex Abuse Victims:  Meeting Follows Stadium Mass (Post, April 18, 2008)

DISTRICT BRIEFING:  DISTRICT BRIEFING (Post, April 18, 2008)

Metro Puts Train Doors On Manual (Post, April 17, 2008)

For Buses, Wheels To the Shoulders? (Post, April 17, 2008)

CRIME:  2 Men Critically Wounded in Unrelated Shootings (Post, April 17, 2008)

DR. GRIDLOCK SAYS (Post, April 16, 2008)

A Trip to N.Y. for the Price Of a Trip to the Soda Machine (By Raw Fisherfrom Marc Fisher's Blog, April 15, 2008)

Traffic Tie-Ups, Disruptions Expected During Visit:  D.C. Officials Recommending Patience, Planning (Post, April 13, 2008)

DR. G's TIPS:  DR. G's TIPS (Post, April 13, 2008)

Changed City Since Last Papal Visit (Post, April 13, 2008)

Metro Seeks More Police Officers, Authority to Issue Parking Tickets (Post, April 11, 2008)

Opening Week: Smooth, With Little Hoopla (Post, April 10, 2008)

Leggett Addresses Expansion of Affordable Housing:  County Executive Outlines Initiatives Expected to Add Thousands of Reasonably Priced Units (Post, April 10, 2008)

Speed Display Units Apparently Aren't Enough (Post, April 10, 2008)

Metro Warns Riders of Heavy Sports Traffic:  Nationals, Wizards, D.C. United Games Expected to Squeeze System (Post, April 9, 2008; 4:48 PM)

METRORAIL VIDEO:  Pope Bobblehead Ad Given the Bounce (Post, April 9, 2008)

Smooth Leadoff To the Nationals' Weeknight Games (Post, April 8, 2008)

Captivating an Audience:  In Break With Staid Look, Cash-Strapped Metro Sets Sights on Placing High-Tech Ads in Stations (Post, April 6, 2008)

Avoiding Stadium Traffic if You're Not Going to the Game (Post, April 6, 2008)

DR. G's TIPS:  DR. G's TIPS (Post, April 6, 2008)

NATIONALS STADIUM:  Parking Spots for Individual Games Available for Sale (Post, April 5, 2008)

U.S. Might Pay for Part Of Bethesda Road Work:  Montgomery Welcomes Navy's Reconsideration (Post, April 4, 2008)

DISTRICT BRIEFING:  DISTRICT BRIEFING (Post, April 4, 2008)

Good Cell Service Is Still Far Away on Metro (Post, April 3, 2008)

Rail to Reel:  Metro Opens Its Doors To Hollywood, as Long as It's Not During Rush Hour (Post, April 1, 2008)

Tourism Hopes Riding On Alexandria Trolley (Post, April 1, 2008)

REGIONAL BRIEFING:  REGIONAL BRIEFING (Post, April 1, 2008)

NATIONALS PARK:  Team, Transit Officials Pleased With Performance (Post, April 1, 2008)

Metro's Star Turns on Film and TV (Post, April 1, 2008)

TRANSPORTATION:  Cheers Not Just for the Home Team but for Timely Rails, Clear Roads (Post, March 31, 2008)

No Back Ups as Fans Fill In:  Fans Giddy After Storybook Ending (and the Occasional Cocktail) (Post, March 31, 2008)

How Did Fans Fare Getting To the Game?:  Traffic Flows Smoothly, But Trains Are Packed (Post, March 30, 2008)

Crowds a Hazard As Metro, Riders Brace for Crunch (Post, March 30, 2008)

TEST RUN:  Fans Carried Away by First Encounter With Ballpark (Post, March 30, 2008)

OPENING WEEKEND:  Built at the Speed of a Fastball, Stadium Is Ready for Nationals (Post, March 29, 2008)

Ballpark, Race, Blossoms To Test Parking Prowess (Post, March 28, 2008)

Travel Tips for a Busy Weekend -- and Beyond (Post, March 28, 2008)

Cash-Strapped Metro Needs Millions in Repairs (Post, March 27, 2008)

Group Ends Suit to Block Planned Metro Line to Dulles:  - (Post, March 27, 2008)

Cameras Make No Allowance for Mistaken Identity (Post, March 27, 2008)

Measuring Park's Impact:  Fans Must Dodge Cement Mixers as D.C.'s Grand Vision for SE Gradually Takes Form (Post, March 24, 2008)

DR. G'S TIPS:  DR. G'S TIPS (Post, March 23, 2008)

Late-Evening Delays Make Metro an Ordeal (Post, March 23, 2008)

DISTRICT BRIEFING:  DISTRICT BRIEFING (Post, March 21, 2008)

PRINCE GEORGE'S COUNTY:  Teen Guilty of Murder in Shooting of College Student (Post, March 21, 2008)

MARYLAND BRIEFING:  MARYLAND BRIEFING (Post, March 20, 2008)

ANNAPOLIS DIGEST:  Homeowners May Get Some Help On Foreclosure, Predatory Lending (Post, March 20, 2008)

Justices Appear Skeptical Of D.C.'s Handgun Ban (Post, March 19, 2008)

Braving Cold, Chants, Students Flock to Hear Gun Case (Post, March 19, 2008)

METRORAIL:  Track Work Suspended for 4 Weekends (Post, March 19, 2008)

Among the Scattershot Arguments in the D.C. Gun Ban Case, Which Ones Will Hit the Mark? (Post, March 18, 2008)

Tickets Prized Just as Much As the NCAA Tournament's:  Line Forms Early for 70 Seats at Supreme Court Hearing (Post, March 18, 2008)

CHALLENGING THE LAW: ALAN GURA:  For Young Area Lawyer, The Supreme Compliment (Post, March 18, 2008)

D.C. GUN BAN CASE:  An Old Hand At Court Gears Up for Battle (Post, March 18, 2008)

REGIONAL BRIEFING:  REGIONAL BRIEFING (Post, March 17, 2008)

Fighting Gun Traffickers Involves Lots of Legwork, a Little Luck (Post, March 17, 2008)

Take Me Out To the Ballgame, Regardless (Post, March 16, 2008)

DR. G'S TIPS:  DR. G'S TIPS (Post, March 16, 2008)

D.C.'s Gun Ban Gets Day in Court:  Justices' Decision May Set Precedent In Interpreting the 2nd Amendment (Post, March 16, 2008)

Extra Trains, Staff Are Planned for Day of Papal Mass (Post, March 14, 2008)

MARYLAND BRIEFING:  MARYLAND BRIEFING (Post, March 14, 2008)

D.C. Food Vendors Fear War Of Hot Dogs vs. Hummus (Post, March 13, 2008)

METRORAIL:  System Would Allow Use of All Cellphones (Post, March 13, 2008)

DISTRICT BRIEFING:  DISTRICT BRIEFING (Post, March 13, 2008)

In Transformed Community, Waiting for a Promised Plaza:  Conflicts Stall Work on Columbia Heights Civic Area (Post, March 13, 2008)

Development Plan Becomes Windfall In Gaithersburg (Post, March 13, 2008)

PRINCE GEORGE'S COUNTY:  Neighborhood Fights Plan For Huge Gas Storage Tank (Post, March 12, 2008)

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