• Room evacuated at meeting addressed by GOP 2016 hopefuls

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Hundreds of evangelical Christians were evacuated Friday from a Washington hotel ballroom where they were gathered to hear from several GOP candidates for president. Officials at the Faith and Freedom Coalition event…

  • Mont. Co. mall partially evacuated after freon leak

    WHEATON – People were forced to flee two eateries and a tax preparation center Monday afternoon when Freon gas leaked from a heating and cooling unit at Westfield Mall in Wheaton. “They told us we…

  • Prince George’s to conduct evacuation exercise

    UPPER MARLBORO, Md. (AP) — The Prince George’s County Office of Emergency Management is conducting a mass care and evacuation exercise. The county is holding the exercise on Friday. It’s a collaborative effort among several…

  • Air and space museum evacuated, bag investigated

    The Smithsonian\’s National Air and Space Museum has been evacuated after police received a call about a suspicious package.

  • Wilson High School evacuated for chemical spill

    A chemical spill at the Wilson Aquatic Center has resulted in the evacuation of Wilson High School and the swimming area in Northwest D.C.

  • Man drops Molotov cocktail in Ballston Common Mall

    Arlington County police say a man dropped what appeared to be a Molotov cocktail weapon from the top floor of the Ballston Common Mall food court around noon Thursday.

  • Moving people quickly in emergency impossible

    A constant concern in the D.C. region is being
    able to
    move people in the event of a major emergency.
    a top transportation leader admits it\’s
    to move everyone at the same time.

  • Suspicious coconut partially evacuates courthouse

    A coconut lying next to a column near the Frederick County courthouse caused police and fire personnel to evacuate the outside area and one inside office for about 20 minutes Wednesday.