Potomac River

Rendering of the Capital Wheel with a nighttime water view. (Courtesy of National Harbor)

New Ferris Wheel to Overlook D.C. Landmarks from National Harbor

Maryland’s National Harbor is adding a new 175-foot Ferris wheel with views of the nation’s capital and Potomac River.

01/16/2014

In this undated handout photo from the U.S. Department of Agriculture, a northern snakehead fish is held. The northern snakehead, dubbed "Frankenfish", is an invasive species from Asia that threatens North American ecosystems.   (Photo credit: the SDA via Getty Images)

Md. County Looks To Make Invasive ‘Snakehead’ Fish Sound More Appetizing

The snakehead fish is an Asian species that is considered highly invasive. They were first found in the Maryland area more than a decade ago, and they have been stubbornly sticking around ever since.

01/12/2014

People run out of the Chesapeake Bay at Sandy Point State Park in Annapolis, Maryland. (Credit: WATSON/AFP/Getty Images)

Plunge Into Potomac in Williamsport, Md.

Those hardy souls taking a New Year’s Day dip in the Potomac River at Williamsport are finding some changes to the chilly event this year.

01/01/2014

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

Police Seek Public’s Help in Identifying Body

Metropolitan police are asking for the public’s help in identifying a woman whose body was found in the Potomac River.

11/26/2013

Motorists coming off the Frederick Douglass Memorial Bridge into Washington are treated to a postcard-perfect view of the U.S. Capitol. The bridge itself, however, is about as ugly as it gets: The steel underpinnings have thinned since the structure was built in 1950, and the span is pocked with rust and crumbling concrete. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Maryland Commits $50 Million for New Nice Bridge

The Maryland Transportation Authority board has approved spending $50 million on preliminary work toward replacing the Gov. Harry W. Nice Memorial Bridge.

11/21/2013

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

Body of Dead Woman Found in Potomac River Near Watergate

Police are investigating the discovery of a woman’s body found in the Potomac River Friday afternoon.

11/01/2013

WASHINGTON - SEPTEMBER 12:  on the National Mall near the Washington Monument before a march to the US Capitol Building September 12, 2010 in Washington, DC.  Activists gathered at the "Remember In November" Rally to protest large government and rally for conservative principals nearly two months before US midterm elections. (Credit: Brendan Smialowski/Getty Images)

More Than 5,000 Expected for 8th Annual Triathlon in D.C.

Officials are getting ready for the eighth annual Events D.C. Nation’s Triathlon in Washington.

09/07/2013

(Photo credit: Karen Adams/All-News 99.1 WNEW)

Labor Day Drowning Victim Identified

Montgomery County police have identified a man who drowned in the Potomac River on Labor Day.

09/06/2013

(Photo credit: Karen Adams/All-News 99.1 WNEW)

Police: Body of Missing Swimmer Found in Potomac

Montgomery County authorities say they have recovered the body of a man who was swept away while wading in the Potomac River.

09/06/2013

(Credit: Kevin Rincon/All-News 99.1 WNEW)

Police Suspend Search for Missing Swimmer in Potomac River

Montgomery County Fire and Rescue Service officials say the search for the man who went missing near the Great Falls overlook on Labor Day was suspended.

09/04/2013

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