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Maria Stainer

Maria Stainer

Maria Stainer is assistant managing editor of the Universal Desk at The Washington Times. Before working at The Times, she worked at the Baltimore Sun and the Capital-Gazette Newspapers. Maria has been a journalist for 31 years.

Articles by Maria Stainer

Emergency crews evacuate a Metro train that had derailed Monday, Jan. 15, 2018, in Washington, D.C. There were no injuries or fire. (Image courtesy D.C. Fire and EMS Twitter)

D.C. Metro train derails on Red Line; no injuries or fire

A Metro train carrying 60 passengers derailed Monday morning between the Red Line's Farragut North and Metro Center stations in Washington, D.C. No injuries or fire were reported, D.C. Fire and EMS said. Published January 15, 2018

In this Tuesday, Dec. 6, 2016, file photo, Baltimore Mayor Catherine Pugh delivers an address during her inauguration ceremony inside the War Memorial Building in Baltimore. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky, File) **FILE**

Baltimore removes Confederate monuments overnight

Workers in Baltimore removed four of the city's Confederate monuments in the early hours on Wednesday, days after many residents took to the streets to protest a white nationalist rally in Virginia that left three dead and many injured. Published August 16, 2017

A four-car crash left 10 injured on Thursday, Dec. 1, 2016. (Twitter: D.C. Fire and EMS)

D.C. wreck; 10 injured in 4-car crash on Route 295

A four-car pile-up deemed a "mass casualty" by D.C. first responders injured 10 people, left one car atop of another and tied up two lanes of traffic on Route 295 during Thursday morning rush-hour. Published December 1, 2016