Metro opened its emergency training center to reporters Tuesday, following news reports that relatively few D.C. firefighters and medics received hands-on training at the facility in Landover, Maryland, last year.
More than 80 people were injured and one woman died in a Metro emergency last month. As the investigation into the incident continues, we look at at an agreement on emergency procedures between Metro and responders and look at whether things went according to the plan.
The transit agency says it will regularly check to make sure emergency responders can communicate with one another, in the hopes of avoiding another situation like the response to last month's smoke incident.
The story of a Silver Spring family caused a stir earlier this month when it was reported that the parents were being investigated by Child Protective Services for letting their children walk to the park. One county official explains their lack of response.
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