Employees of Washington’s Metro transit agency have become more comfortable reporting safety lapses through a program that allows them to do so anonymously, but some are still reluctant to speak out because they fear retribution, a union leader said Wednesday.
The National Transportation Safety Board has set its final agenda for a two-day hearing on a deadly electrical malfunction on the Metro in Washington where a train inside a tunnel filled with smoke.
The surge in violence is taking a physical and emotional toll. The number of children shot has increased more than 600 percent compared to last year.
Metro suspended service on several lines between Foggy Bottom in Washington and Rosslyn in northern Virginia for about three hours after a report of smoke.
A roofing company went up in flames in the 8700 block of Ashwood Drive.
Metro says a disabled train has been taken out of service at the Woodley Park station where there were reports of smoke in the station.
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Startling revelations. A new report gives insight into communication problems when smoke filled a Metro train earlier this week. One person was killed and dozens of more became ill.
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.
Just a day after a massive fire darkened the sky in eastern Baltimore County, one Rosedale business is cleaning up, but grateful it wasn’t a fatal fire.
Prescribed burns are taking place at Fort A.P. Hill and causing an odor as far away as Maryland.
A raging three-alarm fire destroys a paper warehouse in Dundalk. Baltimore County crews are still working to get the flames under control.