BENI, Congo (AP) — Authorities in eastern Congo fear more than 40 people are dead after a motorized wooden boat capsized on Lake Kivu overnight, officials said Wednesday.
PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — Portland's most senior firefighter has died in an apparent off-duty boating accident in Casco Bay, fire officials said Saturday.
U.N.: At least 24 migrants drowned or missing and presumed dead after boat capsizes in the Mediterranean near Libya
CAIRO (AP) — U.N.: At least 24 migrants drowned or missing and presumed dead after boat capsizes in the Mediterranean near Libya.
GROSSE ILE, Mich. (AP) — Authorities on Thursday recovered the body of a Catholic priest who was one of two people who died when a boat capsized on the Detroit River.
MINEOLA, N.Y. (AP) — Demonstrators on Friday rallied outside the Nassau County police headquarters to demand an arrest in connection with a boat crash that killed a 25-year-old man earlier this...
DELAWARE CITY, Del. (AP) — Authorities in Delaware say they've recovered the body of a 45-year-old New Jersey man who went missing after a boat accident on the Delaware River.
SPOTSYLVANIA, Va. (AP) — A Virginia teen who was a prominent football player has died after a boat capsized on a lake.
News outlets report that the boat capsized Monday on Lake Anna, which...
A total of 13 bodies have been recovered since a passenger boat accident on a tributary of the Amazon in northern Brazil, officials said Monday, and more were feared dead.
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — A woman whose father was among the 17 people who died after a tourist duck boat sank in a Missouri lake condemned a bill Tuesday that would limit when companies can be...
RUSSELL, Kan. (AP) — A 72-year-old man has died after falling through ice while fishing over the weekend.
The Russell County Sheriff's office said in a news release that emergency crews were...
MEREDITH, N.H. (AP) — New Hampshire authorities on Tuesday removed from the bottom of Lake Winnipesaukee the second boat involved in a fatal crash involving two friends.
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The ship has sailed on duck boats
The accident that didn’t have to happen on Table Rock Lake is going to happen again. Maybe not in Missouri, but somewhere,...
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.
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.
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) — "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.