Metro Settles After Deadly 2015 Smoke Incident, All-Clear At MedStar Washington Hospital

Metro Settles After Deadly 2015 Smoke Incident

An out-of-court settlement has been reached between Metro and the family of Carol Glover.  The 61-year-old woman died during the January, 2015 smoke incident near the L’Enfant Plaza subway station.  The family sued the transportation agency for $50 million.  Terms of the settlement were not disclosed.

All-Clear At MedStar Washington Hospital Following Active Shooter Reports

(Washington, DC) — The all-clear is being given after initial reports of an active shooter at MedStar Washington hospital in DC. Police say a man walked into the hospital and made a threat this morning. Hospital officials have since confirmed there was no active shooter situation taking place. Groups of people were seen gathering outside the hospital as a large police presence was in the area.

Two Dead After Struck By CSX Train

(Germantown, MD) — Police are investigating after two women were hit and killed by a CSX train in Germantown. It happened last night near Waring Station Road and Peach Crest Drive. Montgomery County police say the women were walking on the tracks at the time, but are not sure why. The train operators tried to warn the two by honking the horn and applied the brakes, but were unable to stop.

Trump’s Military Parade Could Cost Nearly 12-Million Dollars

(Washington, DC) — The Pentagon says a military parade requested by President Trump could cost nearly 12-million dollars. Trump has requested the parade to run from the White House to Capitol Hill in November. Officials say the estimate could change based on the size and scope of the military-themed parade.

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Harold T. Fisher is a broadcast journalist and author. He is currently the host of the news/talk program, “The Daily Drum” on WHUR-FM and H-U-R Voices, Sirius/XM Channel 141. Highlights of his journalism campaigns include the aftermath of the earthquake in Port Au Prince, Haiti; coverage of the 2008 Democratic and Republican conventions; the Jena 6 protests in central Louisiana; the Midwestern floods of 1994 and hurricane Andrew in 1992.

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