Garrett County Emergency Ops Center Hits HurdleGarrett County's emergency management chief says technical difficulties are delaying completion of a new command center 10 months after Superstorm Sandy exposed problems with the county's emergency response.
D.C. Fire Department Sued Over Man's DeathRelatives of a man who died while waiting for an ambulance in the District of Columbia on a day when dozens of firefighters called in sick have filed a $12 million wrongful death lawsuit against the city's Fire and EMS Department.
D.C. Fire Chief Called To Step Down Amid Medical Response ConcernsA D.C. councilmember is calling on Fire Chief Kenneth Ellerbe to step down amid questions about the department's ability to handle medical calls.
Jason Collins And The Effect On SocietyWhy Jason Collins publicly stating he's openly gay is such a huge and step in the acceptance in our society.
Report: 3 Ambulances Could Have Helped D.C. OfficerThree District of Columbia fire department ambulances could have transported a seriously injured police officer who had to wait 15 minutes for an ambulance from Prince George's County, Md., city officials said in a report that placed the blame for the delay on individual employees.
After Derecho, Public Service Commission Orders Power Utilities To ImproveA new report by the Public Service Commission is ordering BGE and other utilities to make major changes following last year's devastating derecho storm.
Emergency Response Is Focus Of Md. CountiesThe Maryland Association of Counties is focusing on emergency response at its annual winter meeting in Cambridge.
Delegate Haddaway Gives GOP Response To SpeechRepublican Delegate Jeannie Haddaway-Riccio is giving the Maryland GOP's response to Gov. Martin O'Malley's State of the State speech.