Fired D.C. EMT In Rosenbaum Case Ordered Back On Job | WAMU 88.5 - American University Radio

: News

Filed Under:

Fired D.C. EMT In Rosenbaum Case Ordered Back On Job

Play associated audio

By Patrick Madden

The emergency medical technician fired in the case involving former New York Times reporter David Rosenbaum has been ordered back on the job.

The D.C. Court of Appeals has ruled the city illegally fired Selena Walker, the EMT who authorities say drove a critically wounded Rosenbuam to a far away hospital so she could run errands in her neighborhood.

Rosenbaum was mugged near his Chevy Chase home but was initially assessed by first-responders as being drunk. At the hospital, doctors discovered Rosenbaum had a critical head wound and that important time had been lost. Rosenbaum died two days later.

The judge said the district missed a 90 day deadline to fire Walker. She is now eligible for years of back pay.

WAMU 88.5

Key Civil War Generals The Subject Of New Smithsonian Exhibit

A new exhibit at the Smithsonian's National Portrait Gallery focuses on Civil War generals Ulysses S. Grant and Robert E. Lee.
NPR

From McDonald's To Organic Valley, You're Probably Eating Wood Pulp

Many processed foods contain cellulose, which is plant fiber that is commonly extracted from wood. It's used to add texture, prevent caking and boost fiber. And it's been around for ages.
NPR

Could A Socialist Senator Become A National Brand?

Independent Sen. Bernie Sanders opposes war and advocates for veterans. Even in the most conservative corner of Vermont, he's managed to do well. Now there's buzz that Sanders may run for president.
NPR

What Burritos And Sandwiches Can Teach Us About Innovation

Is a burrito a sandwich? The answer may sound simple to you ... but the question gets at the very heart of a tension that's existed for ages.

Leave a Comment

Help keep the conversation civil. Please refer to our Terms of Use and Code of Conduct before posting your comments.