A Red Line train was evacuated at the Tenleytown station on Saturday night after an arcing insulator caused railcars to fill with smoke. No injuries were reported, but passengers reported a chaotic and unnerving scene.
Under current standards, cyclists involved in an accident can be denied compensation if they are even 1 percent at fault. A bill that made it through the D.C. Council's judicial committee Thursday could move towards changing that.
Laura Nuss, who led the D.C. Department on Disability Services, is departing the agency this week. Her tenure has been marked by a significant turnaround in services for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities.
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