Potomac River

Police boat in the Potomac. (Photo credit: Brendan Hoffman/Getty Images)

Boaters Urged to Avoid Upper Potomac Due to Rain Threat

The Maryland Department of Natural Resources is urging boaters and other recreational users to avoid the upper Potomac River due to the threat of high water from heavy rain.


Police outside memorial in D.C.

Body & Human Remains Discovered in D.C. Wednesday

A body and human remains have been found in two different locations in D.C. Wednesday, police say.


Potomac River in Great Falls. (Credit: Brendan Smialowski/Getty Images)

Water Rescue Team Explains Why and Where the Potomac River Is Dangerous, Deceptive

During a ride-along with a water rescue team, they explained to WNEW why and where the Potomac River is dangerous and deceptive.


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Body Recovered From Potomac River Near Recreation Area

Fire officials say a man’s body has been recovered from the Potomac River near a recreation area just west of the nation’s capital.


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Third Day of Searching Suspended for Missing Swimmer in Potomac

Search teams are returning to the Potomac River to look for a missing swimmer.


The Kennedy Center in Washington, DC.   (Photo credit KAREN BLEIER/AFP/Getty Images)

Kennedy Center Changes Plans for River Pavilion in Expansion

The Kennedy Center is backing away from plans to build a floating stage on the Potomac River as part of its $100 million expansion project.


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Police Seek Help in Identifying Body Found Near Tidal Basin

District of Columbia police say a man’s body was recovered from the water near the Tidal Basin this weekend.


Maryland State Police medevac helicopter (Photo by Patrick Smith/Getty Images)

Md. Police Rescue Kayaker Stranded in Potomac River

A kayaker was rescued from the Potomac River by a Maryland State Police helicopter crew Saturday after being stranded in the river.


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Court Agrees With Va., Md. in State Boundary Case

A Maryland court has weighed in on a dispute over the state boundaries of Virginia and Maryland along the Potomac River.


Tech rescue units stage in a parking lot near Old Anglers Inn on MacArthur Boulevard for a rescue operation on Hermit Island. (Photo credit: Montgomery County Fire and Rescue)

Man Killed By Boulder While Hiking on Hermit Island in Potomac River

A man hiking on an island in the Potomac River was killed when a boulder fell on him, Montgomery County Police say.