Potomac River

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.


(Photo credit: NICHOLAS KAMM/AFP/Getty Images)

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.


Credit: Brendan Hoffman/Getty Images

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.


(Photo by Dan Kitwood/Getty Images)

Injured Hawk to be Released Back Into Wild in Northern Va.

An injured hawk that’s spent three months in a rehabilitation center is set to be released into the wild at Turkey Run Park along the Potomac River in northern Virginia.


(Credit: Pete Piringer, Montgomery County fire department spokesman)

Man Seriously Injured After Fall Near Potomac River

A man in his 30’s suffered a serious head injury after falling about 30 feet into a rocky section of the Potomac River.


(Credit: Pete Piringer, Montgomery County fire department spokesman)

4 Swimmers Rescued From Potomac River

Rescue crews were called to another water rescue on the Potomac River, but this time all swimmers were accounted for.


(Credit: Brendan Smialowski/Getty Images)

Missing Kayaker in Great Falls Found Safe at Home

Rescuers have been searching for a missing kayaker on the Potomac River, but he has been found safe at home in Reston, Virginia.


Rescue crews look for a missing kayaker on the Maryland side of Great Falls. (Photo from Montgomery County Fire and Rescue)

Rescuers Search For Missing Kayaker at Great Falls

Officials are still trying to account for a kayaker who went missing near Great Falls.