Crime Scene: Emergencies


Posted at 11:32 AM ET, 04/17/2012

Dramatic rescue for worker caught in machine at Laurel mulch plant

The man, a worker at the plant, was critically injured but expected to survive.

By Matt Zapotosky  |  11:32 AM ET, 04/17/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Matt Zapotosky, Pr. George's, Emergencies & Rescues

Posted at 06:32 PM ET, 07/04/2011

Boy, 6, drowns at Sandy Point

Saquan L. Kennedy of Baltimore was with friends and family on when he and other children went playing out in the water, in an area without lifeguards.

By Isaac Arnsdorf  |  06:32 PM ET, 07/04/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Anne Arundel, Emergencies & Rescues

Posted at 07:17 AM ET, 04/18/2011

20 Boy Scouts, adult leaders rescued along Potomac

Twenty Boy Scouts and adult chaperones were rescued early Monday after becoming trapped by rising water along the Potomac River at White’s Ferry, Montgomery County fire officials said.

By Justin Jouvenal  |  07:17 AM ET, 04/18/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Montgomery, Pr. George's, Emergencies & Rescues

Posted at 11:47 AM ET, 03/16/2011

Construction worker dies after Georgetown U. accident

A construction worker operating a lift platform at a Georgetown University building died Wednesday morning after an accident, officials said.

By Allison Klein  |  11:47 AM ET, 03/16/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Allison Klein, Emergencies & Rescues, The District

Posted at 07:37 AM ET, 12/28/2010

Hunters rescued after stuck on island

Maryland Natural Resources Police say they broke through ice and faced rough seas to rescue two duck hunters that became stuck on an island in the Chesapeake Bay during severe weather. Natural Resources Police say the two hunters became stranded...

By The Associated Press  |  07:37 AM ET, 12/28/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Emergencies & Rescues, Emergencies & Rescues

Posted at 04:16 PM ET, 05/18/2010

Md. man's body found in Potomac near Harpers Ferry

Police say the body of a fisherman from Gaithersburg has been found along the Maryland bank of the Potomac River near Sandy Hook. Maryland Natural Resources Police say 37-year-old Daniel Figueroa is believed to have drowned Saturday, when he was...

By Washington Post Editors  |  04:16 PM ET, 05/18/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Emergencies & Rescues, Emergencies & Rescues, Emergencies & Rescues, Emergencies & Rescues

Posted at 11:57 AM ET, 04/05/2010

Natural death ruling for 2-year-old D.C. girl

The D.C. medical examiner's office has ruled that a 2-year-old girl who died after paramedics declined to take her to the hospital in the first of two visits to her home died from pneumonia. Beverly Fields with the Office of...

By Washington Post Editors  |  11:57 AM ET, 04/05/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Emergencies & Rescues, Emergencies & Rescues