Dr. Gridlock: police


Posted at 09:05 AM ET, 03/18/2014

Streets near Union Station closed because of shooting involving police

Police investigate shooting that involved an officer near Union Station. Some roads closed in area.

By Dana Hedgpeth  |  09:05 AM ET, 03/18/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  D.C. police, k street, oplice involved shooting, union station

Posted at 07:25 AM ET, 03/12/2014

Lane on I-270 south near Frederick shut down because of big pothole

Big pothole on interstate causes police to close one lane on I-270. Traffic backup runs five miles.

By Dana Hedgpeth  |  07:25 AM ET, 03/12/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  270 southbound, Interstate 270, police chase, potholes

Posted at 09:51 AM ET, 03/11/2014

7 hurt in crash following high-speed chase

Minivan full of young people leads police on high-speed chase and crashes. Four people ejected from vehicle.

By Dana Hedgpeth  |  09:51 AM ET, 03/11/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  interstate 95, seven teenagers in acccident, virginia state police

Posted at 07:36 PM ET, 01/25/2014

Interstate 95 reopens in Dumfries after fatal accident

Two vehicles collided, police said, and a person from one of the vehicles has been confirmed dead at the scene.

By Dana Hedgpeth  |  07:36 PM ET, 01/25/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  interstate 95 south closed, virginia state police

Posted at 01:32 PM ET, 01/13/2014

Part of Veirs Mill Road in Wheaton shut down

By 1:30 p.m., police said they had opened up one lane on the west bound side of Veirs Mill Road.

By Dana Hedgpeth  |  01:32 PM ET, 01/13/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  montgomery county police, trash truck fire, veirs mill road, wheaton

Posted at 06:01 AM ET, 10/25/2013

Tips for getting around during Sunday’s Marine Corps Marathon

These tips should help runners, spectators and travelers simply trying to avoid the traffic congestion.

By Robert Thomson  |  06:01 AM ET, 10/25/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Arlington police, D.C. police, D.C. traffic, Dr. Gridlock Column, Marine Corps Marathon, Metro, Virginia traffic, WMATA

Posted at 11:49 AM ET, 05/09/2013

Metro transit police chief promises internal investigation

By Dana Hedgpeth  |  11:49 AM ET, 05/09/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  aclu, Metro, metro transit police, WMATA

Posted at 05:11 PM ET, 05/02/2013

Woman struck by vehicle near Anacostia's Big Chair

By Clarence Williams  |  05:11 PM ET, 05/02/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  traffic; pedestrian accident; Southeast Washington; D.C. police

Posted at 10:46 AM ET, 03/19/2013

Metro picks two insiders for top spots

Metro names two new top positions

By Dana Hedgpeth  |  10:46 AM ET, 03/19/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Metro, metro police chief, WMATA

Posted at 02:29 PM ET, 02/12/2013

Reminder: Capitol Hill streets will be blocked for State of the Union speech

Some commuters who stay late at the office may want to leave early Tuesday evening so they don't get stuck in traffic disruptions caused by security for President Obama's address to Congress.

By Robert Thomson  |  02:29 PM ET, 02/12/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Capitol Police, D.C. traffic, Dr. Gridlook, President Obama, State of the Union

Posted at 06:09 PM ET, 01/24/2013

Pedestrian accident shuts down lanes at key Springfield intersection

Pedestrian accident shuts down lanes at key Springfield intersection

By Clarence Williams  |  06:09 PM ET, 01/24/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  traffic; accident; pedestrian accident; Springfield; Fairfax County police;

Posted at 05:43 PM ET, 01/07/2013

Police: Please stop throwing rocks at buses

Police are distributing a flier reminding people not to throw rocks at Metrobuses or cars.

By Mark Berman  |  05:43 PM ET, 01/07/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  D.C. Police, Metro, Metrobus, police, transit police

Posted at 02:51 PM ET, 12/06/2012

Metro to evaluate transit police needs

Short summary of story

By Luz Lazo  |  02:51 PM ET, 12/06/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  D.C. Police, District of Columbia, Maryland, Metro, transit, transit police, virginia, WMATA

Posted at 01:59 PM ET, 07/31/2012

D.C. toughens drunk driving law, restores breath test

A revised law to take effect Wednesday adds penalties and allows police to resume the suspended breath-testing program.

By Robert Thomson  |  01:59 PM ET, 07/31/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  District, Traffic Safety | Tags:  DC transportation, D.C. police, Drunk driving

Posted at 09:54 AM ET, 05/15/2012

D.C. speed camera locations expanding by 25

The D.C. police department is adding more than 25 locations for speed camera enforcement.

By Robert Thomson  |  09:54 AM ET, 05/15/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Traffic Safety, District, Driving | Tags:  DC transportation, District Department of Transportation, DC police, Speed cameras

Posted at 07:30 AM ET, 06/29/2010

Anti-terrorism drill on Metrorail

The Metro Transit Police department and other law enforcement agencies staged anti-terrorism drills on the Red Line and at Greenbelt Station Tuesday morning. Some other cities, such as New York, also held anti-terrorism exercises.

By Mark Berman  |  07:30 AM ET, 06/29/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Advisories, Advisories | Tags:  metro, metro transit police, wmata