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NTSB report on fatal 2015 Metro smoke incident criticizes Metro, first-responders and FTA

“Since that tragic accident, WMATA’s safety culture and safety oversight have not changed adequately,” NTSB Chairman Christopher Hart said.

At end of the line, a new start: Transit-based community envisioned at Ashburn Station

Group hopes the area at the end of the Silver Line can be a transit-based urban community.

Bus reportedly hijacked in Northeast Washington

Hijacked bus in Northeast D.C., authorities said. At least one suspect is in custody.

How Monday's thunderstorms unloaded tennis-ball-sized hail in the D.C. area

The hail was record size in some areas. Rockville and Woodbridge appeared to be hardest hit.

Timeline of events in deadly smoke incident in Yellow line tunnel

Federal investigators released on May 3 the timeline of events in the Jan. 2015 deadly smoke incident in a Yellow Line tunnel near Metro’s L’Enfant Plaza station.

Community events in Loudoun County

Events include a Cinco de Mayo celebration and Loudoun Ballet’s “The Sleeping Beauty.”

Morning Roundup: Sleepy Edition

In the news: More on the latest White House fence jumper, "superbugs" at local hospitals, and more. [ more › ]

About Tonight: May 2, 2016

Robert Stone reads, Wagner's The Ring returns to D.C., and more. [ more › ]

Metro Is Adding A 24/7 Fire Department Liaison

To coordinate Metro's response to emergencies. [ more › ]

'Something is fundamentally flawed' NTSB chairman on Metro safety

National Transportation Safety Board chairman, Christopher Hart said "something is fundamentally flawed" about Metro safety. Hart made the comments at a meeting on May 3 to release a report on the 2015 deadly smoke incident at L'Enfant plaza.

The Hotlist: 13 things to see, eat, drink and do in May

Tour the embassies, celebrate the music of the '90s and visit a new Martin Puryear exhibition.

Man shot and killed in Prince William County

Police were investigating the incident reported early Tuesday in the Dumfries area.

Man shot on street in Columbia Heights

Police arrested a suspect within hours of the shooting on 14th Street NW.

Delays after crash on inner loop of Beltway near Georgia Avenue

Delays of up to four miles on inner loop of Beltway near Georgia Avenue

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