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U.S. Capitol Police Investigating Fake Hostage Story

Posted September 29th, 2011 at 4:50 pm (UTC-5)
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U.S. Capitol Police say they are investigating the satirist media organization The Onion, after it “tweeted” messages saying, falsely, that there was a hostage situation at the U.S. Capitol Building. The Onion’s Twitter feed said gunfire was reported in the building. It later said U.S. lawmakers had taken 12 children hostage. The Onion continued to […]

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