ST. LOUIS (AP) — Federal transportation safety investigators criticized the U.S. Coast Guard Wednesday for ignoring suggestions over nearly two decades to improve tourist duck boats, changes they...
BRIDGEPORT, Conn. (AP) — Connecticut environmental officials have identified the man killed when a boat capsized in the Long Island Sound.
FALL RIVER, Mass. (AP) — Authorities in Massachusetts have recovered the body of a man missing in a boating accident after searching for several days.
PIERRE, S.D. (AP) — Authorities have identified the victim of a fatal boating accident on a Hughes County lake.
Sheriff Darin Johnson says 49-year-old Loyal Lee Bossert, of Sioux Falls, fell...
LAKE OF THE OZARKS, Mo. (AP) — A 43-year-old St. Joseph man could face up to 20 years in prison after pleading guilty in a Lake of the Ozarks boating accident that killed a man.
HYDERABAD, India (AP) — A sightseeing boat capsized on a swollen river in southern India on Sunday, killing 12 people and leaving 25 others missing, an official said.
HYDERABAD, India (AP) — Official says 12 dead, 35 missing in boat accident on southern India river.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — A California scuba dive boat was operating in violation of Coast Guard regulations when crew members were sleeping and a pre-dawn fire killed 34 people, leaving grieving...
PARIS (AP) — The deaths of three children on a speedboat that overturned in the English Channel just off the Normandy coast are under investigation, authorities said Tuesday.
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — In a story July 5 about boating accidents in Alabama, The Associated Press, relying on information from the Alabama Law Enforcement Agency, reported erroneously that one of...
KEY WEST, Fla. (AP) — A Florida man has been sentenced to more than 10 years in prison for a 2012 drunken boating accident that killed his wife.
JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — Indonesian police say an overloaded passenger boat has capsized off the main island of Java, killing at least 17 people and leaving four others missing.
TRAIL, Ore. (AP) — One man has died and another is missing and presumed dead after a boating incident on Lost Creek Lake in southern Oregon.
BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — One by one, the Danube River is giving up its dead.
Divers and rescue crews slowly are recovering the bodies of a growing number of people killed when a sightseeing...
BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — The Latest on the sunken tour boat in Hungary's capital (all times local):
Hungarian police say the confirmed death toll from the Danube River tour...
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — The government says several people are targets or subjects of a criminal investigation into a Missouri tourist boat that sank in July, killing 17 people.
MINDEN, Nev. (AP) — A search rescue team has recovered the bodies of two Sparks men from Topaz Lake near the California-Nevada line after they apparently drowned over the weekend in a boating accident.
A third man was treated and released at Carson Valley Medical Center after the boat capsized on Saturday in the lake in southern Douglas County.
The victims were identified as 45-year-old Bert Pederson and 50-year-old Jesse Gregory, both of Sparks. Scott Wise survived.
BRANSON, Mo. (AP) — The Missouri city where 17 people died in a tour boat accident last year plans to honor the victims somehow but is still determining how to do so.
NEWPORT, Ore. (AP) — The Latest on a fatal Oregon fishing boat accident (all times local):
The U.S. Coast Guard says it is investigating the capsizing of a Dungeness crab fishing boat in the stormy waters off the Oregon coast near Newport that killed three men.
The Coast Guard said Wednesday evening that the men had requested a Coast Guard escort across the Yaquina Bay Bar before the vessel capsized Tuesday night.
MUKONO, Uganda (AP) — Ugandan divers retrieved 31 bodies and expected to find more in a capsized vessel in Lake Victoria, making it one of the country's worst maritime disasters and prompting the president to call for more stringent safety regulations.
The vessel was believed to be overcrowded with nearly 100 passengers, said Zurah Ganyana, a senior police officer at the scene. At least 27 people were rescued overnight, lower than earlier reports, she said.
KAMPALA, Uganda (AP) — A Ugandan police official says at least 10 people have died in a boat accident on Lake Victoria.
Police spokesman Emilian Kayima said late Saturday that police marine units had pulled 40 survivors from the water.
He said search and rescue efforts will continue overnight for others believed to be trapped under the water in the completely submerged boat. He gave no details on the cause of the accident.
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. (AP) — The legal definition of what constitutes a lake was the focus of a court hearing concerning a tourist boat accident in Missouri that killed 17 people.
The Kansas City Star reports a federal judge heard arguments Thursday on whether Table Rock Lake in Branson is a "navigable waterway."
Two companies facing multiple lawsuits over a summer tourist boat accident in Missouri that killed 17 people have invoked an 1851 law that allows vessel owners to try to avoid or limit legal damages as they also seek settlement negotiations with victims' family members.
BRANSON, Mo. (AP) — The Latest on the lawsuits over a July tourist boat accident in Missouri that killed 17 people (all times local):
A survivor of a July tourist boat accident that killed 17 people in Missouri and attorneys representing deceased family members are calling the latest legal filing by two companies facing multiple lawsuits insulting and insensitive.
The attorneys also said Monday night in a statement that there have been no settlement offers.
STEVENS POINT, Wis. (AP) — Portage County sheriff's officials say the two victims of a boating accident on the Wisconsin River are from Stevens Point.
The body of 60-year-old James Glodowksi was recovered shortly after the boat accident near the Lake DuBay dam Saturday. Fifty-six-year-old Timothy Coulthurst is missing and presumed drowned.
ST. JOSEPH, Mo. (AP) — A St. Joseph man faces two felony charges after a fatal boating accident during the Memorial Day weekend.
The St. Joseph News-Press reports 41-year-old Cletus Barsch was charged Thursday with boating while intoxicated, resulting in death. He also was charged with endangering the welfare of a child.
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — Three residents of an Alaska village died in a riverboat accident.
Alaska State Troopers say the bodies of three residents of Tuntutuliak (toon-too-TOO-lee-ak) were pulled Sunday pulled from the Kuskokwim (KUS-koh-kwim) River.
Tuntutuliak is 40 miles (65 kilometers) from the Bering Sea coast and 440 miles (708 kilometers) west of Anchorage.
Troopers identified the dead as 50-year-old Peter Joseph Jr., 43-year-old Jennifer Joseph and 44-year-old Nettie Evan.
BRANSON, Mo. (AP) — A former employee of a southwestern Missouri paddlewheel tourist boat alleges in a lawsuit that he suffered post-traumatic stress after trying to save victims of a fatal duck boat accident.
ANGOLA, Ind. (AP) — A Fort Wayne woman who caused a boat accident that injured several people on a northeastern Indiana lake has been sentenced to 180 days of home detention.
ST. LOUIS (AP) — Video and audio recordings from a fatal tourist boat accident in Missouri show that the lake went from calm to deadly dangerous in a matter of minutes, the National Transportation Safety Board said Friday.
The NTSB cited preliminary findings gathered from the video recorder camera system salvaged by divers after the duck boat sank July 19 at Table Rock Lake near Branson. Seventeen of the 31 people on board died, including nine family members from Indianapolis.
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — A father and three children who were among nine members of a close-knit Indiana family killed in a tourist boat accident were remembered Friday during a nearly three-hour service attended by hundreds who showed up to support their surviving relatives.
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — Democratic U.S. Sen. Claire McCaskill announced Tuesday that she wants to enshrine into law federal recommendations to improve duck boat safety such as getting rid of canopies that can trap passengers if the vehicles sink, a move that comes after a deadly accident in Missouri.
McCaskill said during a speech on the Senate floor that she is drafting legislation following the sinking of a sightseeing boat last week on Table Rock Lake near Branson that killed 17 people.
BRANSON, Mo. (AP) — The Latest on the sinking of a duck boat in Missouri (all times local):
Survivors of the Missouri duck boat accident and many friends and family members have joined hundreds in the tourism community of Branson during a memorial service for the 17 who died.
The more than a dozen survivors walked into the Williams Chapel at College of the Ozarks on Sunday as organ music played.
BRANSON, Mo. (AP) — The 17 people killed when a tourist boat sank in a Missouri lake were remembered Sunday during a service attended by hundreds of people in the tourism community of Branson.
A church bell at Williams Chapel at College of the Ozarks chimed 17 times for those who died Thursday at Table Rock Lake.
BRANSON, Mo. (AP) — The Latest on a deadly tourist boat accident in Missouri (all times local):
A former chairman of the National Transportation Safety Board says duck boats aren't designed for commercial recreational use.
James Hall said Saturday that the boat's design makes the World War II-era vessels prone to the kind of accidents that led to the sinking of a duck boat Thursday on a Missouri lake. The sinking killed 17 people .
BRANSON, Mo. (AP) — "Grab the baby!"
Those were the last words Tia Coleman recalls her sister-in-law yelling before the tourist boat they were on sank into a Missouri lake, killing 17 people, including nine of Coleman's family members.
A huge wave hit, scattering passengers on the vessel known as a duck boat into Table Rock Lake near Branson, Coleman said. When the Indianapolis woman came up for air, she was alone. She prayed.
BRANSON, Mo. (AP) — The Latest on a deadly tourist boat accident in Missouri (all times local):
About 300 people gathered in a parking lot outside a tourism business to remember the 17 people killed when one of its duck boats capsized in storm-tossed water.
The mourners Friday night sang Amazing Grace and prayed, some of them holding candles. Another 75 gathered at Brookside Church in Branson to pray.
BRANSON, Mo. (AP) — A Missouri town known for its country shows and entertainment mourned Friday after 17 people — including nine from one family — were killed when a tourist boat sank on churning water in a sudden storm.
The grief-stricken community hosted two separate vigils Friday night. In one, about 300 people gathered in the parking lot of Ride the Ducks of Branson and sang "Amazing Grace." Mourners at a church sang the same words.
17 Dead from Missouri Duck Boat Accident
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11 Known Dead From Missouri Boat Accident
BRANSON, Mo. (AP) — At least 11 people, including children, died after a boat carrying tourists on a Missouri lake capsized and sank Thursday night, the local sheriff said.
Stone County Sheriff Doug Rader said five people remain missing and seven others were hospitalized after a Ride the Ducks boat sank on Table Rock Lake in Branson.
ROANOKE, Va. (AP) — Virginia Tech plans to add the name of a graduate who died in a U.S. Navy training exercise to its Pylon memorial.
PHUKET, Thailand (AP) — The Latest on the search for survivors from boat capsizing off Thai resort of Phuket (all times local):
Thai authorities say the death toll in a boat accident off the coast of Phuket has climbed to 33, all of them Chinese nationals.
The chief of the Phuket Provincial Disaster Prevention and Mitigation office said Friday evening that the search for another 23 people missing has been called off until morning.
PHUKET, Thailand (AP) — The Latest on boat accidents off southern Thailand (all times local):
A provincial governor says 49 people are missing from a boat carrying mostly Chinese tourists that overturned in rough seas off southern Thailand.
Strong winds were still blowing as searchers looked for the missing in the Andaman Sea off the tourist island of Phuket late Thursday.
Phuket Governor Norraphat Plodthong said 48 passengers were rescued from the boat, with 49 unaccounted for.