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Man Swims For Hours To Save Family After Boat Capsizes

It’s an amazing tale of survival and heroism on Maryland’s Eastern Shore. A man braved deadly tides to save his family, who were adrift in the bay.

07/12/2013

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Caught On Video: Man In Wheelchair Saved By Strangers After Falling Onto D.C. Metro Tracks

An heroic story underground at the nation’s capital. Two reluctant heroes save a man’s life.

07/11/2013

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4 Who Clung To Capsized Boat For Hours Rescued

Maryland Natural Resources Police say four were rescued after clinging for hours onto a capsized boat off Deal Island.

07/10/2013

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National Zoo Says Red Panda Likely Climbed Trees To Escape

The National Zoo says a red panda likely escaped from its enclosure this week by climbing through tree limbs to reach bamboo nearby.

06/28/2013

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Family Searches For Missing Md. Woman

A Frederick family and authorities are looking for a woman who disappeared while running errands last week.

06/25/2013

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Police, Firefighters Involved In JFX Rescue Honored For Quick Thinking

Rainy weather causes an accident on the Jones Falls Expressway–a scene that quickly turns into a swift water rescue. Now–members from the police and city fire departments are honored for their heroism.

06/12/2013

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WJZ Gets Hands-On Look As Bay Bridge Rescue Recreated

A daring rescue on the Bay Bridge after a contractor was seriously injured on the job.

06/05/2013

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O’s Hold Annual Pet Calendar Photo Shoot, Torrey Smith Goes ‘Bowling For BARCS’

Going to bat for a good cause. That’s what some of Baltimore’s Orioles are doing for a local animal shelter.

05/30/2013

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73-Year-Old Woman Rescued From DC Metro Tracks

Metro transit officials say fellow riders rescued a 73-year-old woman who had fallen onto the tracks at a subway stop.

05/06/2013

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Volunteer Firefighters Rescue Young Fox Stuck In The Sewer

Firefighters get all kinds of rescue calls, but this one was a first for the Joppa-Magnolia volunteers.

05/01/2013

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2 Dead, 4 Rescued From Overturned Boat

The Coast Guard says two people have died and four others have been rescued after a boat capsized in St. Mary’s County.

04/20/2013

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Contractor Recovering After Steep Fall Down Well

A Maryland construction worker is rescued after falling 30-feet down a well.

04/12/2013

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