Posts Tagged ‘medric mills’

District Line Daily: Goodbye for Now, Legal Pot

The young firefighter accused of neglecting to help a dying man was reportedly fired.

District Line Daily: School’s Out

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The deputy mayor for education released the new school boundaries Thursday, ending a nearly yearlong process of city [...]

District Line Daily: At-Large Race Gets Larger

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Three more hopefuls have jumped into the already ridiculously crowded field of candidates vying for the [...]

Embattled D.C. Fire Chief Kenneth Ellerbe to Step Down

D.C. Fire Chief Kenneth Ellerbe will step down and retire from his post next month, the mayor announced in a release this morning. Ellerbe has been at the helm of the fire department since January 2011 and has served in the department for more than 30 years.
His three-year tenure as chief has been marred by controversy, including faulty [...]

District Line Daily: Money Street Corridor

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Food and beverage sales in the Logan Circle/14th Street Corridor in 2013 came in at $68 [...]

District Line Daily: The Parade Marches On

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Mayor Vince Gray's office threatened to derail the Emancipation Day parade when the event's chief booster, At-Large [...]

District Line Daily: Free to Retire

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The D.C. fire lieutenant who is accused of not coming to the aid of a [...]

Lieutenant Involved in Medric Mills Case Has Retirement Approved, Faces No Disciplinary Action

The lieutenant who is accused of ignoring a dying elderly man outside her fire station was approved for retirement, a city official confirmed.
That means Lt. Kellene Davis, 51, who has worked in the department for more than 25 years, will not face any disciplinary action for her role in the incident. Her pension and retirement [...]

Public Kicked Out of Hearing on Man Who Collapsed Outside Fire Station

On Tuesday, the office of Fire Chief Kenneth Ellerbe sent a press release alerting the media that the D.C. Fire and EMS trial board would hold a hearing Wednesday morning to determine whether the lieutenant involved in the Medric Mills case is guilty or innocent and, if necessary, mete out disciplinary action.
But minutes after the [...]

District Line Daily: Every Day’s a Snow Day

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Once again, we're having a snow day in D.C. That means you should have moved [...]

District Line Daily: More on the Death of Medric Mills

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An internal fairs report into the January death of Medric Mills near a fire station [...]

Deputy Mayor on Death of Medric Mills: “A Total Disregard for Human Life”

At the end of the five-hour meeting, all parties could agree on one thing: A complete failure of the system contributed to the tragic death of Medric Mills, the elderly man who collapsed across the street from a fire station in January on Rhode Island Avenue NE and died of a heart attack after none [...]

Report: Five Firefighters Should Be Disciplined for Death of Medric Mills

The mayor's office has released a damning report on the findings of its investigation into the January death of Medric Mills across the street from a fire station. The document calls for disciplinary action against five firefighters and four emergency dispatchers after the firefighters failed to respond to the incident and dispatchers initially sent emergency personnel [...]

“We Want Someone to Take the Blame for This Tragedy”

The family of an elderly man who collapsed outside a fire station and later died after a firefighter refused to help him wants the District to change a law they say unfairly protects the city and its employees when they don't come to the aid of residents in need.
The personal injury law firm representing Medric [...]

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