WHEREIN: We bring you the developments (happening in and around D.C.) that we think are newsworthy, or, at the very least, almost newsworthy…
- A Hill intern from Atchison, KS, was arrested entering the House of Representatives with an unloaded gun, according to Capitol Police, and was “immediately put on temporary leave.” Guy should’ve known he’s not in Kansas anymore (via WTOP).
- Good news: afternoon storms will help alleviate the hot weather we’ve had today. Bad news: a flash flood warning is now in effect from 5 to 9 p.m. (via NBC Washington).
- In more weather news, D.C. had its warmest May ever recorded this year. Either its global warming or God hugging us just a bit closer (via WaPo).
- Benjamin Freed of Washingtonian wrote about how Amazon Prime and Uber are changing the shape of D.C. (via Washingtonian)
- Campground fees are going up in Maryland at Catoctin Mountain Park near Thurmont and the Chesapeake and the Ohio Canal National Historical Park (via NBC).
- The Washington Monument is closed again after another electrical outage on Sunday night. One visitor had to be escorted from the observation level by Park Rangers. (via WUSA)
- And in “we really messed up” news, the Pentagon estimates that they accidentally shipped out even more Anthrax samples than previously expected, stating 24 laboratories in 11 states and two countries are believed to have received suspicious Anthrax samples (via CBS).