The National Guard is poised to help states hit by Hurricane Irene.
Virginia State Police troopers have responded to nearly 240 traffic crashes and about 150 disabled vehicles during Hurricane Irene.
Already bruised by an earthquake that damaged two of its iconic structures, the nation's capital was watching and waiting Saturday for its first hurricane in more than a half-century, a storm that could test its ability to protect both national treasures and vulnerable residents.
Gov. Martin O'Malley says he's hopeful the latest forecasts are correct in calling for a Chesapeake Bay tidal surge of no greater than three feet.
Courtney Prebich, spokesperson, Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority
Barry Baxter, meteorologist, National Hurricane Center
The National Weather Service warns that rain from Hurricane Irene will likely cause flooding in parts of southern and central Maryland and the Eastern Shore.
Officials say a third person in Virginia has died from trees toppled by Hurricane Irene.
Ignoring warnings from authorities that the storm could place them in grave danger, people like Bob Mitchell treated his Saturday like any other _ hanging out in his comic book and games store, World's Best Comics.
Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake is apologizing to Baltimore residents who received automatic calls dispensing advice ahead of the arrival of Hurricane Irene.
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