- Comma on!: Twitter erupts over Obama-Castro ‘marriage’
- Sebelius calls for review of Obamacare rollout woes
- American dream dying, but many see free market as solution: Poll
- Air Force base in South Carolina boots Nativity scene
- Israel poised for a $173M boost from the U.S. for missile defense
- Leon Panetta named as source of ‘Zero Dark Thirty’ scriptwriter’s information
- Mandela service sign language interpreter: ‘He made up his own signs’
- Pope Francis named Time’s ‘Person of the Year’
- Ben Affleck: Fundraising for Democrats started to ‘feel gross’
- Vladimir Putin orders military to boost presence in Arctic
By Donald Lambro
Growth spikes are little more than trend-free anomalies
Independent voices from the The Washington Times Communities
Topic - Emergency Medical Services
Four men were shot in Northeast D.C. on Wednesday afternoon and at least two of the victims suffered life-threatening injuries, authorities said.
A man who was airlifted from the Mall after setting himself on fire Friday afternoon has died of his injuries, police reported.
The District's first day of school got off to a bumpy start with two early morning school bus crashes, according to police.
The D.C. ambulance that caught fire at a hospital Tuesday and the unit that served as a back-up to the presidential motorcade when another ran out of gas came from the same fire house but were not the same vehicle, fire officials said Wednesday.
City officials have asked police to investigate two fires that occurred Tuesday aboard D.C. ambulances amid a series of embarrassing failures with the District's emergency medical fleet that has affected everyone from regular residents to the president of the United States.
A D.C. Council member is calling on the District's fire chief to resign, after the release last week of a committee report that questioned the chief's leadership ability and recommended disapproval of his signature ambulance redeployment plan.
A massive stage collapse hours before a Radiohead concert was to begin Saturday left one person dead and three others injured, officials said.
Toronto paramedics say one person is dead and another is seriously hurt after a stage collapsed while setting up for a Radiohead concert.
D.C. Council repeals iGaming; Opening statements expected in Huguely trial; D.C. fire official scrubs Twitter account of racism charges; Franchot: Gas tax hike 'crushing'; D.C. mayor acknowledges missteps; Trump acquires Old Post Office Pavilion; Sharpton cuts video supporting Maryland gay marriage.
Comments made by a senior fire department spokesman on his personal social media accounts that characterized protests against the D.C. fire chief as racist disappeared shortly after the spokesman confirmed he was the author.
He was known for his slow and dream-like directing style and had enough stamina at 76 to be working on his latest movie.
The removal of the District's fire department spokesman and neutering of the agency's Twitter account has left a void in the District's "Twitterverse," but members of the agency's union say they plan to pick up the slack.
The D.C. government has temporarily halted use of one of its most popular Twitter accounts in order to get a tighter handle on information disseminated about emergency operations.
The holiday weekend was especially dangerous and deadly for area residents around the water, with three people dying and one in critical condition after drowning-related incidents on July Fourth.
D.C. Mayor Vincent C. Gray on Wednesday announced his picks to lead the D.C. Department of Transportation and the medical team within the D.C. Fire and Emergency Medical Services.