After several high-profile incidents, D.C. Police are hoping the public can identify more than 200 persons of interest in connection with incidents involving groups of people on dirt bikes and all-terrain vehicles.
Federal safety inspectors are descending upon Metrorail for a “track inspection blitz,” part of the federal government’s temporary yet growing intervention into the regional subway system’s routine maintenance program.
When the death of 27-year-old local teacher Alonzo Smith was ruled a homicide in December, questions regarding the role of special police in Washington, D.C., began circulating in Anacostia and beyond.
D.C. Fire and EMS has augmented its fleet the last couple weeks with private ambulances, and while communications problems have hindered the sharing of patient information, fire officials say it's not affecting service.
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