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Heat Wave Takes Toll on D.C. Region

Thursday, Jul 5, 2012 at 09:14 PM EDT

Virginia’s Storm Death Toll Rises to 13

Virginia’s Storm Death Toll Rises to 13

Virginia's death toll from last weekend's storms has climbed to 13 with a fatality in Fairfax County.

Thursday, Jul 5, 2012 at 09:03 PM EDT

Residents Adjust to Life Without Cable, Internet

Residents Adjust to Life Without Cable, Internet

While most people who lost power due to Friday’s storm got it back, some are still feeling disconnected because they don't have cable or Internet, either.

Thursday, Jul 5, 2012 at 05:57 PM EDT

Maryland Heat-Related Death Toll Climbs to 8

Maryland Heat-Related Death Toll Climbs to 8

Four more people have died heat-related deaths in Maryland, bringing the total number of heat-related deaths in recent days to eight.

Thursday, Jul 5, 2012 at 01:41 PM EDT

Metro Lifts No Water Policy Through Sunday

Metro Lifts No Water Policy Through Sunday

Metro is lifting its no drinking policy once again as temperatures climb to dangerous levels the rest of this week.

Wednesday, Jul 4, 2012 at 06:08 PM EDT

Parades and Power Outages for Fourth of July

Parades and Power Outages for Fourth of July

A lot of people across our area are celebrating Independence Day, and they are celebrating the return of their electricity. But some lawmakers are expressing concern about residents who still don't have power in the wake of last week's storm. News4's Chris Gordon reports from Montgomery County.

Thursday, Jul 5, 2012 at 11:14 AM EDT
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By Adam Vingan

Watch Kettler Ice Crew Remake Rink After it Melted

Watch Kettler Ice Crew Remake Rink After it Melted

This is how ice is made!

Wednesday, Jul 4, 2012 at 08:32 PM EDT

Celebrating the 4th Without Power

Celebrating the 4th Without Power

Thousands in Montgomery County are still without power after last week's powerful storm.

Wednesday, Jul 4, 2012 at 05:54 PM EDT

Woman Paralyzed During Friday's Derecho

Woman Paralyzed During Friday's Derecho

A 38-year-old D.C. woman is fighting for her life after being severely injured during Friday night's terrible storm.

Wednesday, Jul 4, 2012 at 05:53 PM EDT

Fla. Utility Worker Killed in Va. Crash

Fla. Utility Worker Killed in Va. Crash

A Florida woman in the area to help restore power died in a crash Tuesday night near Bluemont, Va.

Thursday, Jul 5, 2012 at 08:32 AM EDT

Pepco Restores Power to 95 Percent

Pepco Restores Power to 95 Percent

Pepco says it has restored power to 90 percent of its customers two days ahead of the estimate given Saturday.

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Actor Bill Paxton Dead at 61 Due to Surgery Complications
Actor Bill Paxton Dead at 61 Due to Surgery Complications

Actor Bill Paxton died Saturday due to complications from surgery, a representative of his family told NBC News in a statement. He was 61. Paxton was known for his roles in Hollywood blockbusters like "Twister" and "Apollo 13." "It is with heavy hearts we share the news that Bill Paxton has passed away due to complications from surgery," a family representative told NBC News in a statement. "A loving husband and father, Bill began his career in Hollywood working on films in the art department and went on to have an illustrious career spanning four decades as a beloved and prolific actor and filmmaker."