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Half of Oakland, Md., evacuated after fuel mishap

Wednesday - 04/16/2014, 05:00pm EDT

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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.

Wednesday - 03/26/2014, 03:48pm EDT

Tags: police, Air and Space Museum, Smithsonian Institution

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.

Wednesday - 03/12/2014, 05:03pm EDT

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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.

Thursday - 10/18/2012, 05:22pm EDT

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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. But a top transportation leader admits it's impossible to move everyone at the same time.

Thursday - 09/13/2012, 07:47am EDT

Tags: rob kirby, Washington Metropolitan Council of Governments Transportation, sprawl and crawl, Adam Tuss

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.

Wednesday - 03/07/2012, 02:00pm EST

Tags: coconut, Fredrick County Courthouse,