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Smoke filled the L'Enfant Plaza station during the rush hour on Jan. 12, 2015. The station was temporarily closed after the station with smoke. One person died as several were injured as a result of the incident. (Photo credit: PAUL J. RICHARDS/AFP/Getty Images)

D.C. Mayor Bowser Orders Fire to Stop Encrypting Radios

D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser has ordered the District’s fire department to stop encrypting firefighter radios following last month’s fatal Metro smoke incident.

02/10/2015

Smoke DuPont Circle Metro

Smoke Reported, Cleared at Dupont Circle Metro Station

Smoke was reported in a Metro station and a train was taken out of service on the red line, but Metro says no one was injured.

02/06/2015

Smoke filled the L'Enfant Plaza station during the rush hour on Jan. 12, 2015. The station was temporarily closed after the station with smoke. One person died as several were injured as a result of the incident. (Photo credit: PAUL J. RICHARDS/AFP/Getty Images)

Union Leaders: D.C. Firefighters Still Having Radio Problems

Union leaders say emergency responders are still having communication problems in Washington subway tunnels in the wake of a fatal accident on the system last month.

02/05/2015

Smoke filled the L'Enfant Plaza station during the rush hour on Jan. 12, 2015. The station was temporarily closed after the station with smoke. One person died as several were injured as a result of the incident. (Photo credit: PAUL J. RICHARDS/AFP/Getty Images)

D.C. Hearing Addresses Deadly Metro Accident

District of Columbia lawmakers will examine how prepared the city is for emergencies on the subway system in the wake of a fatal accident last month.

02/05/2015

Smoke filled the L'Enfant Plaza station during the rush hour on Jan. 12, 2015. The station was temporarily closed after the station with smoke. One person died as several were injured as a result of the incident. (Photo credit: PAUL J. RICHARDS/AFP/Getty Images)

Federal Officials to Conduct Safety Inspection of D.C. Metro

Federal authorities say they will conduct a safety inspection of Washington’s subway system following a fatal accident last month.

02/04/2015

Metro Transit Police Officer

Stabbing Victim Found Bleeding on Metro

A Metro passenger was found bleeding from apparent stab wounds on a train Wednesday afternoon.

02/04/2015

Smoke filled the L'Enfant Plaza station during the rush hour on Jan. 12, 2015. The station was temporarily closed after the station with smoke. One person died as several were injured as a result of the incident. (Photo credit: PAUL J. RICHARDS/AFP/Getty Images)

D.C. Says Radio Failures in Metro Have Been Fixed

The District of Columbia says it has corrected problems with the functioning of firefighters’ radios in the Metro system.

02/04/2015

New York Metro-North Crash

7 Dead, Several Injured After NY Metro Train Hits Cars

Six people are confirmed dead Tuesday evening after a Metro-North train struck at least two cars and caught fire during evening rush.

02/03/2015

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Montgomery County Firefighters Discover Metro Radio Trouble

Montgomery County fire officials say they’ve discovered trouble using their radios in some portions of the Metro system, an issue that follows similar problems for District of Columbia firefighters, but Metro officials say the problem has since been fixed.

02/02/2015

Metro Transit Police Officer

Serious Crime Remains at 5-Year Low on Metro

It’s a continued 5-year low for serious crimes on the Metro, according to findings after Metro Police released crime stats for 2014.

01/31/2015

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