Man’s body recovered from Cass County lake
LONGVILLE, Minn. (AP) — Cass County sheriff's officials say the body of a man has been pulled from Louise Lake near Longville.
Deputies and first responders were called to the lake about...
Apparent drowning in Leech Lake investigated
WALKER, Minn. (AP) — Cass County sheriff officials are investigating an apparent drowning in Leech Lake.
Sheriff Tom Burch says deputies were called to Woodland Resort on the lake's Kabekona...
LESTERVILLE, Mo. (AP) — The Missouri Highway Patrol says a 44-year-old woman drowned during the weekend when she was thrown from her kayak on the Black River.
KEENE, N.H. (AP) — Police in New Hampshire say a man accidentally drowned after falling into a brook.
Police in Keene said they were alerted to a man in the brook on May 11. They found the...
EAGLE PASS, Texas (AP) — New photos capture the dramatic rescue of a 7-year-old boy from Honduras who nearly drowned in the river separating the U.S. and Mexico until Border Patrol agents rescued...
LAS VEGAS (AP) — A public defender representing a Las Vegas mother in what authorities say was the intentional bathtub drowning of her 2-year-old daughter told a judge Tuesday that she'll...
LAKE WORTH, Fla. (AP) — A horse has died after falling into a family's swimming pool in Florida.
Owner Erica Lucas said the animal was already in distress when it tried to drink from the...
PULASKI, Va. (AP) — A wrongful death lawsuit filed in connection with the drowning of a 5-year-old Virginia boy in a septic tank has been settled with a $200,000 insurance payment to his parents...
TUNIS, Tunisia (AP) — As many as 70 migrants trying to reach Europe from Libya drowned Friday when their boat capsized in the Mediterranean Sea, and at least 16 other people from the boat were...
EMERALD ISLE, N.C. (AP) — Authorities on the North Carolina coast say a Camp Lejeune Marine has drowned.
Emerald Isle police say 28-year-old Lance Cpl. Justin A. Hinds of Avondale, Arizona,...
HELENA, Mont. (AP) — An autopsy confirmed drowning as the cause of death for a Missouri fisherman whose boat capsized on a Montana lake during a spring snowstorm.
PHOENIX (AP) — John McCain's dog, who was always at the senator's side until his death last year, died after getting stuck in a pipe and drowning on the family's northern Arizona...
Correction: Indiana Flooding-Drowning story
SOMERSET, Ind. (AP) — In a story May 2 about the drowning of a 2-year-old Indiana boy, The Associated Press, relying on information from state police, reported erroneously the victim's last name....
Father sues over son’s drowning on school field trip
LEWISTON, Maine (AP) — The father of a 13-year-old boy who drowned on a field trip to a Maine state park is suing the state and the city of Lewiston in federal court.
CHELSEA, Vt. (AP) — Vermont State Police say the toddler who died after being swept away by the White River in Chelsea likely drowned.
The autopsy on the body of 2-year-old Paislee Champney...
Bystanders rescue woman from SUV in river
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Bystanders saved a woman from drowning after she apparently drove her SUV into a river in Philadelphia.
The Easter rescue was captured on video Sunday afternoon on the...
High court vacates lower court decision in drowning case
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — The Rhode Island Supreme Court has vacated a lower court's decision that ruled in favor of a swimming pool retailer sued by the parents of a 4-year-old boy who drowned in...
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WAUKEGAN, Ill. (AP) — A body discovered at Waukegan Harbor on Lake Michigan has been identified as a 16-year-old boy missing from the Chicago suburb of Grayslake.
IMPERIAL BEACH, Calif. (AP) — A Mexican man who drowned while trying to swim into the United States is expected to be cremated and his ashes scattered in the ocean where he died.
Woman drowns in strong rip current off Florida’s coast
JUPITER, Fla. (AP) — Authorities say a woman drowned when she got caught up in a strong rip current off Florida's Atlantic coast.
Palm Beach County Sheriff's officials say the drowning was...
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Las Vegas police say a toddler has drowned after falling into a backyard swimming pool.
KTNV-TV reports that the incident happened Saturday afternoon at a home near Lake...
CHILLICOTHE, Ohio (AP) — Police in Ohio say a man's body has been recovered from a park lake and initial autopsy results indicate he may have drowned.
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A body believed to be that of a 4-year-old Navajo girl missing for weeks has been found in a creek near her home, police said Thursday.
LAKE TOWNSHIP, Mich. (AP) — Authorities have identified a body found along Lake Michigan in southwestern Michigan as that of a Chicago woman.
MUSKEGON, Mich. (AP) — A woman who claimed her husband was beaten by co-workers on a sailboat before his body was found in a western Michigan lake has lost a key decision at the state appeals...
Horse drowns in pond during harness race at racino
LEBANON, Ohio (AP) — An official with the Ohio State Racing Commission says a horse has drowned in a pond during a harness race at a racino in Ohio.
AUBURN, Maine (AP) — Police say a woman found dead in a pond last summer died from drowning combined with drug intoxication, but officials couldn't determine the manner of death.
Judge dismisses lawsuit filed over teen’s drowning
LOWELL, Mass. (AP) — A judge has dismissed a wrongful death lawsuit filed by the family of a teen who drowned in a Massachusetts high school pool.
Kentucky man drowns on flooded roadway
PADUCAH, Ky. (AP) — Authorities say a western Kentucky man pulled from flood water over a roadway has died.
News outlets report emergency crews responded to a call Tuesday evening reporting...
CANTON, Ohio (AP) — Authorities say an Ohio man who fled police and whose body was found in a creek a few weeks later drowned accidentally
Former deputy charged in man’s drowning death
HARTSVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Tennessee authorities say a former sheriff's deputy has been charged in the death of a man who drowned in the Cumberland River.
Death of woman in Wabash River consistent with drowning
CLINTON, Ind. (AP) — State police say an autopsy determined that the death of a woman whose body was found over the weekend in the Wabash River in western Indiana was consistent with drowning.
Police say Vermillion County's coroner earlier identified the body as that of 56-year-old Jeanne L. Stern of Clinton, Indiana. Circumstances of her death weren't immediately released.
Missing Mississippi man identified as drowning victim
PASS CHRISTIAN, Miss. (AP) — A man reported missing in Mississippi has been identified as a drowning victim.
WLOX-TV reported that Harrison County Coroner Gary Hargrove confirmed that the body found Friday in Pass Christian Harbor was that of 62-year-old Jerry Michael Henderson of Pass Christian.
Hargrove said Henderson's death has been ruled an accidental drowning.
Residents reject funding lifeguards at beach after drownings
SEABROOK, N.H. (AP) — Residents in a New Hampshire town have voted against funding lifeguards at a beach where a married couple drowned last year.
The original amendment to the Seabrook town budget called for $225,000 to fund lifeguards at Seabrook Beach over the summer.
Town selectman declined to support the amendment, saying hiring lifeguards could open the town up to lawsuits and the cost was too high for taxpayers.
Police believe boy, 12, fell through ice on river, drowned
DOVER, N.H. (AP) — Divers in New Hampshire have recovered the body of a 12-year-old boy from a river where they believe he fell through the ice and drowned.
Death of man found in frozen lake ruled an accident
VERNON, Conn. (AP) — The death of a Connecticut man whose body was pulled from a partially frozen lake near his home has been ruled an accident.
The medical examiner's office tells the Hartford Courant on Thursday that 43-year-old Nashawn Harvey's cause of death was drowning due to submersion in cold water.
The Vernon man was last seen walking his dog last Friday and was reported missing Sunday.
Saudi sisters killed themselves, says medical examiner
NEW YORK (AP) — Medical officials have determined that two immigrant sisters from Saudi Arabia, whose bodies mysteriously washed up on the New York City waterfront in October, killed themselves.
Tala Farea, 16, and Rotana Farea, 23, "bound themselves together before descending into the Hudson River." Chief Medical Examiner Dr. Barbara Sampson said in a statement Tuesday. The cause of death was drowning.
2 doctors for incapacitated patient who gave birth leave
PHOENIX (AP) — Two doctors who cared for an incapacitated woman who gave birth as a result of a sexual assault are no longer providing medical services at the long-term care center in Phoenix.
Hacienda HealthCare says Sunday that one has resigned. The other has been suspended.
The victim in her 20s had been in Hacienda's care since she became incapacitated at age 3 after suffering a near-drowning.
Autopsy: St. Louis ballet dancer found in lake drowned
FLORIDA, Mo. (AP) — An autopsy has found that a St. Louis ballet dancer whose body was found in a rural northeast Missouri lake drowned.
2 drown, 1 survives Topaz Lake boat accident at NV-CA line
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.
Settlement reached in girl’s drowning-death at church party
WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — The parents of an 11-year-old Wichita girl who drowned at a church party have reached a settlement.
Woman dies after snowmobile falls through ice
ALPENA TOWNSHIP, Mich. (AP) — A 60-year-old woman has died in northern Michigan after her snowmobile broke through ice on a lake.
The Alpena News reports that police and other rescuers were able to reach Lynne Bever but couldn't immediately pull her from Long Lake in Alpena County. She was pronounced dead at a hospital Friday.
Police: 1-year-old girl’s body found at Albuquerque home
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Police found the body of a 1-year-old girl Friday at an Albuquerque home, ending a search for the child that began after officers learned her father had told a relative she drowned in a bathtub, a spokesman said.
Officers found the body of Anastazia Zuber at a home in the northeast area of New Mexico's largest city, police spokesman Gilbert Gallegos said in a statement. An autopsy is pending to determine her cause of death.
Searchers find body of woman apparently swept away in creek
BROOKVILLE, Ind. (AP) — Authorities say they've recovered the body of a 63-year-old woman who was apparently swept away after the vehicle she was driving went into a flooded creek in southeastern Indiana.
Police: Man drowns in Florida canal while fleeing officers
MIRAMAR, Fla. (AP) — Authorities say a man drowned in a canal while fleeing police in Florida.
Miramar Police spokeswoman Tania Rues tells the South Florida Sun Sentinel the man rammed several parked cars and drove away after officers attempted to make a traffic stop Friday afternoon.
Rues says the man then got out of his vehicle and fled on foot.
Man’s drowning at Ohio hotel pool not considered suspicious
RICHFIELD, Ohio (AP) — Police say the death of a 26-year-old man who drowned at a hotel pool near Cleveland doesn't appear to be suspicious.
A detective says the man was with family members Wednesday at the Days Inn & Suites pool in Richfield when he started flailing and calling for help.
Police told cleveland.com that none of the others knew how to swim well enough to try to save him.
Louisiana authorities pull missing woman’s body from bayou
MONROE, La. (AP) — Authorities have retrieved a body from a north Louisiana waterway.
The News Star reports Monroe Police recovered the body of 67-year-old Addie Morehouse from Bayou DeSiard about 9:30 a.m. Monday.