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White House Shooting

This Man Just Got 25 Years In Prison For Shooting At The White House

AP | Posted 04.01.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — An Idaho man who pleaded guilty to firing an assault rifle at the White House in 2011, striking the executive mansion more than ha...

Sentencing Set For Idaho Man Who Shot At White House

AP | Posted 03.31.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — An Idaho man who pleaded guilty to shooting at and hitting the White House is set to be sentenced. Prosecutors say Oscar Ramiro...

5 White House 'Attacks' That Didn't End In The Suspects Getting Killed

The Huffington Post | Arin Greenwood | Posted 10.04.2013 | Crime

Was it necessary for police to use deadly force against Miriam Carey, the 34-year-old dental hygienist who was killed on Thursday after running her ca...

Man Acknowledges Shooting At White House In 2011

AP | JESSICA GRESKO | Posted 11.18.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON — An Idaho man is facing at least 10 years in prison after acknowledging that he shot an assault rifle at the White House two years a...

Man Arrested For Tossing Firecrackers Over White House Fence

AP | ALICIA A. CALDWELL | Posted 09.17.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The Secret Service has arrested a man for tossing firecrackers over a fence at the White House. A federal law enforcement official says...

Accused White House Shooter's Lawyers Make Move In Court

AP | Posted 03.18.2013 | DC

WASHINGTON — Lawyers for a man charged with trying to assassinate President Barack Obama by shooting at the White House are trying to get his st...

Alleged White House Shooter Faces 2 New Charges

AP | JESSICA GRESKO | Posted 07.11.2012 | DC

WASHINGTON — A man accused of shooting an assault rifle at the White House and charged with the attempted assassination of President Barack Obam...

Accused White House Shooter Faces More Charges

AP | Posted 03.18.2012 | DC

WASHINGTON -- A man accused of trying to kill President Barack Obama by firing up to a dozen shots at the White House in November is facing more charg...

Accused White House Shooter To Appear In Court

AP | ERIC TUCKER | Posted 02.15.2012 | DC

WASHINGTON — A federal judge on Friday denied a government request for a more thorough psychiatric evaluation of a man charged with firing shots...

White House Shooting Suspect Due Back In Court

AP | Posted 02.13.2012 | DC

WASHINGTON — A federal judge has set a new court date to hear more evidence about the mental health of a man accused of firing shots at the Whit...

Alleged White House Shooter Deemed Competent To Stand Trial

AP | BEN NUCKOLS | Posted 11.28.2011 | DC

WASHINGTON -- A man accused of firing shots at the White House in an attempt to kill President Barack Obama is competent to stand trial, according to ...

Accused White House Shooter To Appear In D.C. Court

AP | JESSICA GRESKO | Posted 01.21.2012 | DC

WASHINGTON — A man who shot an assault rifle at the White House is one of only a handful of people ever accused of trying to assassinate the pre...

White House Shooting Suspect's Path To Extremism

New York Times | WILLIAM YARDLEY | Posted 11.20.2011 | DC

IDAHO FALLS -- A referee lifted Oscar Ortega’s hand high into the clear Rocky Mountain night last summer. Mr. Ortega had not yet been accused of try...

John Celock

Lawmaker Calls Obama Assassination Attempt Just A 'Lucky Shot'

HuffingtonPost.com | John Celock | Posted 11.20.2011 | Politics

A Republican state legislator in New Hampshire posted on Facebook questioning the attempted-assassination charges against the man who allegedly shot a...

The Suspected White House Shooter's Bizarre Oprah Video

Posted 11.19.2011 | DC

Authorities have described Oscar Ramiro Ortega-Hernandez, the man who has been charged with attempting to assassinate President Obama, as a troubled m...

Ortega-Hernandez Thought He Was Jesus

AP | By JESSIE L. BONNER and JESSICA GRESKO | Posted 11.18.2011 | DC

BOISE, Idaho -- An Idaho man accused of firing an assault rifle at the White House believed he was Jesus and thought President Barack Obama was the An...

A History Of Attacks On the White House

History.com/The Huffington Post | By History.com Staff | Posted 11.17.2011 | DC

History.com - Yesterday, Pennsylvania police arrested a man suspected of firing shots at the White House last week. On the evening of November 11, Sec...

White House Shooting Suspect Charged With Assassination Attempt

AP | Posted 01.17.2012 | DC

Associated Press: PITTSBURGH — An Idaho man accused of firing two shots at the White House last week has been charged with attempting to assassin...

Authorities: Alleged Shooter Was Obsessed With Obama

AP | JESSIE L. BONNER and JESSICA GRESKO | Posted 01.17.2012 | DC

BOISE, Idaho — An Idaho man accused of firing an assault rifle at the White House believed he was Jesus and thought President Barack Obama was t...

Alleged White House Shooter Arrested In Pennsylvania

The Huffington Post | Posted 11.16.2011 | DC

WASHINGTON -- The 21-year-old man wanted in connection with a shooting incident near the White House last Friday is now in custody in Pennsylvania. ...

White House Shooting Suspect Arrested In Pennsylvania Hotel

AP | JESSICA GRESKO and BRETT ZONGKER | Posted 01.16.2012 | DC

WASHINGTON — A man with an apparent obsession with President Barack Obama has been arrested in Pennsylvania after the Secret Service discovered ...