Timeline shows long delay before help sent to Metro collision

A timeline released by WMATA, DC Fire and EMS, as well as the District’s Office of Unified Communications, shows seven minutes went by before the 911 center sent emergency equipment to Monday mornings train collision at the Farragut West station. The National standard is 60 to 90 seconds. 

Howard University dorm rooms flood due to sprinkler issue

For the second time in under a week, Howard University freshmen were forced out of their dorm rooms for yet another building issue. Last week, it was mice and unfinished construction — and late Tuesday night, flooding.