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Carol Glover's sons and their lawyer. (Photo credit: Matt DelSignore)

Sons of Woman Who Died in Metro Accident File $50M Lawsuit

Relatives of a woman who died when smoke filled a Washington subway train earlier this month are filing a multimillion-dollar lawsuit against the Metro transit agency.

01/29/2015

Carol Glover

Family of Woman Who Died in Metro Accident Plans Lawsuit

A lawyer representing the family of a woman killed earlier this month in an accident on Metro says he’ll file a lawsuit over the incident later this week.

01/27/2015

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Head of Transit Union Blasts Metro on Safety Culture

The head of a union that represents thousands of Metro workers says the transit agency has “neglected its commitment to a safety culture.”

01/26/2015

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 it Worked With Subway on Radio Changes for 2 Years

The District of Columbia is pushing back against a claim that firefighters had difficulty using radios during a fatal accident on the Metro subway system because of changes fire officials allegedly made to the radio system without notifying transit officials.

01/24/2015

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)

Metro: Fire Dept. Changes Led to Difficulty Using Radios

Metro Deputy General Manager Rob Troup ordered a range of early-action safety items on Thursday.

01/22/2015

Members of Congress give a briefing on the fatal Metro smoke incident that happened last week. (Photo Credit: Matt DelSignore/All-News 99.1)

Congress: Ventilation Drew Smoke into Stricken Subway Train

Members of Congress briefed on a fatal accident on Washington’s subway last week say the system’s ventilation fans didn’t work properly and that smoke was drawn into the stricken train.

01/21/2015

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Man Arrested in Connection With Shooting on Packed D.C. Bus

Metro says police have arrested a man in connection with a shooting on board a packed Metrobus in the District of Columbia.

01/21/2015

Metro board chairman Tom Downs. (Photo Credit: Matt Delsignore/All News 99.1)

Metro Chair Speaks to D.C. Council on Fatal Smoke Incident

Taking questions for the first time since the deadly incident at L’Enfant Plaza, Metro board chairman Tom Downs briefed D.C. councilmembers on Tuesday, but didn’t offer many details about the malfunction.

01/20/2015

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Metro Considers Fare Increases in Wake of Fatal Accident

A week after its first fatal accident in five years, Washington’s Metro subway system is considering raising fares and reducing the frequency of trains.

01/20/2015

Carol Glover

Metro Victim Remembered as Woman of Faith, Family

In many ways, Carol Glover was like hundreds of thousands of Washington-area commuters who ride the nation’s second-busiest rail system.

01/19/2015

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