A 65-year-old hiker on a remote portion of the Appalachian Trail possibly suffered a stroke Friday, and a Maryland State Police helicopter was able to assist local authorities.
British security experts have joined Nigerian and American forces trying to rescue the 276 schoolgirls being held captive by Islamic extremists.
Police say a commercial fisherman has been rescued from a marshy island after his boat capsized in Chincoteague Bay along Maryland’s Eastern Shore.
49-foot sailboat Blue Pearl sank in the Atlantic about 900 miles northeast of Bermuda after enduring two days of being battered in a storm.
More than 470 people, including 325 high school students, were on board the ferry when it capsized.
A child playing on an icy pond in Montgomery County has died after falling into the water Monday afternoon.
52 scientists and tourists are being helicoptered to an ice floe next to an Australian icebreaker, then taken by boat to the vessel.
Crews in Virginia Beach have rescued a worker who was left dangling from his safety rope more than 100 feet in the air along a water tower.
A video production company is promoting its World War II documentary, “Rescue in the Philippines,” with a Capitol Hill screening that includes a donation of used prosthetic limbs to the typhoon-battered nation.
A woman has been transported to a hospital with non-life threatening injuries after her car plunged off a Capital Beltway off-ramp and into the creek bed below.