Columbia Univ student fatally hit by lightning off NC coast
KITTY HAWK, N.C. (AP) — Authorities say a 23-year-old Columbia University student was fatally struck by lightning while swimming off the coast of North Carolina.
9-year-old drowns in North Carolina retention pond
GOLDSBORO, N.C. (AP) — Police in North Carolina say a 9-year-old has died after drowning in a retention pond near his home.
The Goldsboro Police Department said Monday on Facebook that...
Colorado woman who suffered seizure and fell into river dies
BRECKENRIDGE, Colo. (AP) — A Colorado woman has died as a result of a seizure that caused her to fall into a river.
Summit Daily reported Monday that the family of Alicia Weiss chose to...
Officials say cause of student’s death is drowning
DULUTH, Minn. (AP) — The Midwest Medical Examiner's Office says the preliminary cause of death for a University of Minnesota Duluth student is drowning.
After drowning, new rules, Mexico City canals see drop-off
MEXICO CITY (AP) — Dozens of brightly painted boats known as "trajineras" with names like "Victoria" and "Yolanda" idled at the Nativitas dock in Mexico City's famed Xochimilco canals, lashed...
Court: Property owners not liable in child’s drowning death
WATERBURY, Vt. (AP) — The Vermont Supreme Court has ruled in a split decision that the adjacent property owners of a Waterbury daycare are not liable in a 3-year-old's drowning death.
Drowning victim’s body recovered from Louisiana river
DERIDDER, La. (AP) — The body of a 40-year-old woman who drowned in the Sabine River has been recovered.
KPLC-TV reports the body of Dolly Joyce Laughlin was pulled from the waterway in...
WNMU freshman wide receiver Cruz dies in apparent drowning
SILVER CITY, N.M. (AP) — Western New Mexico University officials say freshman wide receiver Eddie Cruz has died in an apparent drowning.
Grant County Sheriff's officials say a New Mexico...
Arkansas police threatened after drowning victim’s 911 call
FORT SMITH, Ark. (AP) — An Arkansas police department has received more than 100 threats after a 911 dispatcher for the department scolded a frantic newspaper delivery woman for driving into...
Man camping with family drowns in western Michigan river
WHITEHALL, Mich. (AP) — A 37-year-old Detroit-area man has drowned in a western Michigan river while on a camping trip with his family.
MLive.com reports that Pawel Kuras of Clinton Township...
Sisters, 7, 5, drowned in North Texas apartment complex pool
HALTOM CITY, Texas (AP) — Police say a 7-year-old girl and her 5-year-old sister have died after being found unresponsive in the swimming pool of a North Texas apartment complex.
Corps: If on water this holiday weekend, wear a life jacket
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Officials with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers' Kansas City District say there is a simple way for lake visitors to greatly reduce their risk of drowning this Labor Day...
Man tried to break windows to free wife, daughter in pond
WATERFORD TOWNSHIP, Mich. (AP) — Police say an 83-year-old man jumped into a Michigan pond and tried to break car windows to free his wife and daughter who died in the water.
Coroner identifies man who drowned while trying to save dog
CHICAGO (AP) — Authorities have identified a man who drowned in a lagoon at Chicago's Lincoln Park while trying to save his dog.
The Cook County medical examiner's office said Monday that...
Delaware baby dies from complications after near-drowning
MILLSBORO, Del. (AP) — A Delaware couple is preparing for the funeral of their 1-year-old baby who died from injuries sustained after she nearly drowned in a backyard pool.
Body of drowning victim recovered from Illinois River
TAHLEQUAH, Okla. (AP) — Authorities in northeastern Oklahoma say the body of an apparent drowning victim has been recovered from the Illinois River.
2 found dead in apparent drowning on Merrimack River
LOWELL, Mass. (AP) — Authorities are investigating the deaths of two people who apparently drowned in the Merrimack River.
A fisherman discovered a male's body in the river near a park in...
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Wichita officers save shoplifting suspect from drowning
WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — Wichita police say officers saved a teenager who nearly drowned in a pond after running from police during a shoplifting attempt.
Body of North Carolina man recovered in Oregon lake
MEDFORD, Ore. (AP) — The body of a North Carolina man who drowned while trying to save his brother more than two months ago has been recovered from the bottom of a lake in southwestern Oregon with...
Man who drowned at Crater Lake identified
CRATER LAKE, Ore. (AP) — The man who drowned after jumping off a rock cliff into Crater Lake was a student at Oregon State University.
Crater Lake National Park spokeswoman Marsha McCabe...
County: Toddler pulled from backyard pool died at hospital
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Authorities say a 17-month-old boy pulled from a backyard pool has died at an Omaha hospital.
The Sarpy County Sheriff's Office said in a news release Tuesday that...
KBI investigating drowning death of man in southeast Kansas
COFFEYVILLE, Kan. (AP) — The Kansas Bureau of Investigation is investigating the drowning death of a man who fled from police on an ATV.
The KBI said in a news release Monday the man drowned...
Bridgeport man drowns at Fairfield lake
FAIRFIELD, Conn. (AP) — A Connecticut man rescued from a lake after he disappeared beneath the water has died.
Geovanny Tapia-Zuniga, of Bridgeport, was swimming at Lake Mohegan in Fairfield...
Alabama man drowns in Lake Michigan
PRATTVILLE, Ala. (AP) — An Alabama veterinarian is dead following an apparent drowning on Lake Michigan.
News outlets report that 71-year-old George Seier jumped into the water to retrieve a...
Man found dead in Idaho pond
BOISE, Idaho (AP) — The body of a man has been found in an Idaho pond.
Boise police say officers responded to Quinn's Pond Saturday night for an apparent drowning. Police found the body of a...
Coroner: Inexperience could be linked to scuba diver’s death
HELENA, Mont. (AP) — Equipment issues and inexperience may have contributed to the drowning of a film producer in a Montana lake during a video shoot for a U.S. Senate candidate.
Correction: River Body story
BETHEL, Maine (AP) — In a story Aug. 15 about a drowning in Maine, The Associated Press misidentified the river in a headline. It was the Androscoggin River, not the Saco River.
Man drowns in public pond near Sycracuse
SYRACUSE, Kan. (AP) — The Hamilton County Sheriff's Office says a 23-year-old man drowned in a public pond near Syracuse.
The sheriff says the body of Joaquin Vazquez Hernandez, of Syracuse,...
Drowning victim ID’ed as 16-year-old Las Vegas girl
LAUGHLIN, Nev. (AP) — Authorities have confirmed the identity of a girl whose body was pulled from the Colorado River in Laughlin.
The Mohave Valley Daily News of Bullhead City, Arizona,...
9-year-old girl hospitalized; tried to save dad who drowned
MACON, Ga. (AP) — A 9-year-old girl who tried to save her father from drowning in a Georgia pool is in the hospital. Her father didn't make it.
Apparent drowning victim recovered in northeastern Oklahoma
TAHLEQUAH, Okla. (AP) — Authorities in northeastern Oklahoma say they've recovered the body of an apparent drowning victim in the Illinois River.
Delaware man, 80, ID’d as Lake Tahoe drowning victim
RENO, Nev. (AP) — Authorities say an 80-year-old man who drowned at Lake Tahoe last week was from Delaware.
The Washoe County sheriff's office identified the victim Thursday as Wilfried...
KALISPELL, Mont. (AP) — Authorities have recovered the body of a man who apparently drowned while paddleboarding in a lake in northwest Montana.
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — The father of a 6-year-old boy who drowned in a Florida wave pool told investigators he thought his son had gotten out of the water and was looking for him at a nearby...
Man dies of suspected drowning in Flathead Lake
POLSON, Mont. (AP) — Lake County officials are investigating a possible drowning after a man died at Flathead Lake over the weekend.
Sheriff Don Bell says 34-year-old Michael John Chernikoff...
Massachusetts police officer dies in Vermont drowning
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (AP) — A Springfield, Massachusetts police officer has died after an accidental drowning in a Vermont lake.
Acting Police Commissioner Cheryl C. Clapprood announced...
PARIS (AP) — Several hundred protesters have rallied in western France over the death of a local man who drowned during a clash between police and music festival participants.
3 teenagers drown in Mississippi’s Biloxi River
GULFPORT, Miss. (AP) — A Mississippi coroner has identified three 14-year-olds who drowned in the Biloxi River.
Harrison County Deputy Coroner Brian Switzer confirmed that Travis Roberson,...
Authorities: 3-year-old girl drowns in swimming pool
PLUM, Pa. (AP) — Authorities say a 3-year-old girl has drowned in a swimming pool at a western Pennsylvania home.
Plum police responded to the home around 7:50 p.m. Thursday after a relative...
ASHEVILLE, N.C. (AP) — Firefighters in North Carolina have honored a 9-year-old boy for saving another child from drowning in a pool.
The Asheville Citizen-Times reports Jayden Castillo was...
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — Authorities say a Pennsylvania father died while rescuing his son who was struggling in rip currents while swimming in the ocean off Atlantic City, New...
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — Authorities say a father died while rescuing his son who was struggling in the ocean off Atlantic City.
Emergency responders went to the beach around 9:30 a.m....
Man who died at Indiana Dunes State Park identified
CHESTERTON, Ind. (AP) — Indiana conservation officers have identified a man who's believed to have drowned in Lake Michigan at Indiana Dunes State Park.
BANGOR, Pa. (AP) — The death of a man who plunged off a cliff into an eastern Pennsylvania quarry has been ruled accidental.
The Northampton County coroner said 49-year-old Joseph Belverio...
SEATTLE (AP) — Drowning by people using stand-up paddleboards has increased and authorities say it's because the victims did not use a life jacket.
Massachusetts man drowns off Rhode Island beach
WARWICK, R.I. (AP) — A Massachusetts man has been identified as the victim of a drowning off Rhode Island.
Warwick Police say 57-year-old Joseph Gillespie was found about 500 yards off...
DERBY, Kan. (AP) — Officials say a 9-year-old girl is in critical condition after a lifeguard rescued her from a swimming pool near Wichita.
The Wichita Eagle reports that a Sedgwick County...