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Relatives Of Woman Who Died In DC Subway Accident To Sue

WASHINGTON (AP) — Relatives of a woman who died when smoke filled a Washington subway train earlier this month are filing a multimillion-dollar lawsuit against the Metro transit agency. Attorneys for the family of Carol […]

01/29/2015

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Family Of Woman Who Died In Metro Accident Plans Lawsuit

A lawyer representing the family of a woman killed earlier this month in an accident on Metro says he’ll file a lawsuit over the incident later this week.

01/27/2015

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NTSB Releases Preliminary Report; Smoky D.C. Subway Lasted 44 Minutes

Rescue crews could not get to Metro passengers stuck in a tunnel filled with smoke for more than half an hour.

01/16/2015

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Passenger Suing After Being Stuck In Smoke-Filled D.C. Subway

WASHINGTON (WJZ)—They could barley see or breathe, but now passengers aboard a D.C. Metro subway that filled with smoke on Monday are speaking and suing. Alex Demetrick has more on the suit and the first […]

01/15/2015

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Deadly Subway Malfunction Leaves Many Unanswered Questions

Commuters are demanding information after an electrical malfunction filled a Washington subway tunnel with smoke, forcing hundreds to evacuate and sending dozens to the hospital.

01/14/2015

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Man Arrested After Va. Carjacking Ends With Arrest In Md.

Suspected carjacker arrested. The man police say is behind two carjackings and abduction cases is off the streets after being police caught up with the man in Baltimore County.

11/27/2014

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Metro Running On Saturday Schedule For July Fourth

Metro is running on a Saturday schedule for the Fourth of July holiday, but will add trains in the afternoon and evening to help accommodate crowds going to see the fireworks.

07/04/2014

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D.C. Officials To Break Ground On Metro Memorial

District of Columbia officials are set to break ground on a memorial for nine people who died during a 2009 Metrorail crash.

06/21/2014

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Metro To Cut Price Of SmarTrip Cards In October

Metro is reducing the price of its rechargeable SmarTrip fare cards to $2 beginning in October.

07/25/2013

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Metro To Run Extra Trains For Fireworks In D.C.

Metro says it will operate extra trains during the evening of the July Fourth holiday to help passengers get to and from the National Mall for the fireworks display.

07/02/2013

“The timing was perfect for the peak blooming of the Yoshino Cherry Trees in Washington on Tuesday March 29, 2011.  According to the National Park Service and also my accounts from my trip show peak bloom was officially reached midday on March 29th, 2011.”--Photos by James Schuyler

Metro To Take Break From Weekend Work For Blossoms

Metro says it will take a break from weekend track work for cherry blossom season.

03/05/2013

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Metro: Silver Line Track Not Damaged In Tests

Metro officials says new Silver Line tracks don’t appear to have been damaged in an incident during testing that caused major rush hour delays.

02/27/2013

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