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Rare US-Cuban partnership includes Hemingway, excludes Gross

The United States has won cooperation from Cuba to save Ernest Hemingway's papers, but can't yet find the keys to free Alan Gross of Potomac, Md., jailed in Cuba for more than three years.

Tuesday - 05/07/2013, 10:27am EDT

Tags: Alan Gross, Cuba, Hemingway

20 participate in Brunswick plunge into Potomac

About 20 people plunged into the Potomac River in Brunswick for the sixth annual Freezin' for a Reason charity event.

Wednesday - 01/02/2013, 09:07am EST

Tags: Brunswick, Polar Bear Plunge,

Potomac riverkeeper Ed Merrifield retiring

The man who protects the Potomac River from pollution is retiring from his job as the waterway's riverkeeper.

Monday - 12/31/2012, 06:42am EST

Tags: Ed Merrifield, riverkeeper

Strasburg's emus are missing

Steven Strasburg is missing his emus. Two of them to be exact.

Friday - 10/05/2012, 12:14pm EDT

Tags: emu, steven strasburg,

Lawmakers support sewer for billionaire's art gallery

Potomac billionaire and Danaher Corp. co-founder Mitchell Rales is receiving support from Montgomery County lawmakers over his request to connect his art gallery to a sewer.

Wednesday - 07/18/2012, 06:30am EDT

Tags: Danaher Corp., Mitchell Rales,

'Frankenfish' found in Potomac tributary may break world record

"We have an unofficial world record that was caught here on the Potomac River, over 18 pounds. And that's pretty big," says Potomac River bass fishing guide Steve Chaconas.

Wednesday - 05/16/2012, 05:39am EDT

Tags: michelle basch, Frankenfish, snakehead, fishing

Victim hospitalized after Potomac house shooting

Montgomery County Police say the victim opened the front door and was confronted by a man.

Monday - 04/09/2012, 12:43pm EDT

Tags: Montgomery County Police, home invasion,

Horrific crash that forever changed air transit marks 30th anniv.

For longtime Washingtonians, it may be hard to believe that a generation has passed since the disaster that shocked the nation and led to much-needed changes to safety in the air.

Friday - 01/13/2012, 11:06am EST

Tags: Dave McConnell, Air Florida Flight 90, Air Florida, 14th Street Bridge, crash, plane,

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