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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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5 Firefighters Injured In Gaithersburg Blaze

Montgomery County fire officials say five firefighters were left with minor injuries after the roof of a burning home collapsed in Gaithersburg.


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House Fire Displaces More Than 12 In Gaithersburg

More than a dozen people have been displaced after a fire burned three levels of a townhouse in Gaithersburg.


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Woman Dies After 3-Car Crash In Bethesda

An 88-year-old woman has died after the car she was riding in was involved in a serious three-car crash near Montgomery Mall in Bethesda.


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1 Injured After Small Plane Crashes In Md.

The pilot of a small airplane has been seriously injured after crashing while taking off at a Montgomery County airport.


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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, Va.


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Rescuers Search For Missing Kayaker At Great Falls

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



Laurel Police Arrest Suspect At Scene Of Arson

Police have arrested a man suspected of setting a wreath on fire on the door of an apartment in Laurel.


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16 Rescued From Elevator In Washington Monument

Authorities say 16 people have been rescued from a stuck elevator inside the Washington Monument.