A woman threatened to blow up a Metro train as it was pulling away from a suburban Washington station Monday morning, disrupting rush hour service and causing panicked commuters to scramble along the tracks to avoid what they feared was a bomb.
When a free bus service was launched downtown two years ago, it was hoped that a couple thousand people would hop aboard each day. It’s been so successful, they exceeded their expectations three-fold.
Cecil County authorities say a man repeatedly called 911 for an ambulance when there was no emergency to get a ride to another town.
Police officers who have died in the line of duty have been honored along with their families at an event in Washington.
Baltimore City announces street closures for William Donald Schaefer’s memorial service.
The funeral for William Donald Schaefer will draw leaders from across the state and the country. One of the people set to speak at the service is former NAACP president Kweisi Mfume. Mfume says Schaefer had a work ethic that he had never seen before, and hasn’t seen since.
For women in the military, there’s a cold, hard reality: Their marriages are more than twice as likely to end in divorce as those of their male comrades — and up to three times as likely for enlisted women.
Metro’s board of directors is discussing cuts to late-night service hours on the weekends in order to balance the 2012 fiscal year budget.
While Monday was a day off for a lot of people, some used it to do a little good.
Metro says service has returned to normal after a light fixture caught fire at the Metro Center.