Drownings

May 22, 2017 - 7:23 am
CANADYS, S.C. (AP) — Officials have identified a teen who drowned in a river at a state park in eastern South Carolina. The coroner's office says 16-year-old Marcus Capers of Walterboro was seen going under the surface in the Edisto River at Colleton County State Park near Canadys late Sunday...
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People look over the scene Monday, May 1, 2017, in San Diego, at the La Jolla Crossroads apartments where a deadly shooting took place on Sunday. Peter Selis, despondent over a recent breakup, opened fire at a poolside birthday party and phoned his ex-girlfriend as he kept shooting strangers, police said Monday. (K.C. Alfred/The San Diego Union-Tribune via AP)
May 02, 2017 - 2:27 pm
SAN DIEGO (AP) — A 35-year-old mother of three children was the lone person killed by a despondent gunman who police said shot seven people at a poolside birthday bash in San Diego after a breakup with his girlfriend. A childhood friend said he will miss the infectious smile of victim Monique Clark...
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May 01, 2017 - 8:18 am
MONCKS CORNER, S.C. (AP) — Authorities have recovered the body of a 15-year-old boy from a South Carolina canal. Local media outlets report the body was found in the Tailrace Canal in Berkeley County on Sunday night. The sheriff's dive team and Berkeley County Rescue Squad were called to the canal...
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April 30, 2017 - 8:58 pm
CANTON, Texas (AP) — The Latest on severe weather in parts of the U.S. (all times local): 7:55 p.m. Authorities in Mississippi have confirmed the death of a second person from severe weather moving across the state. The Mississippi Emergency Management Agency said in a statement Sunday that a child...
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April 30, 2017 - 8:21 pm
CANTON, Texas (AP) — The Latest on severe weather in parts of the U.S. (all times local): 7:10 p.m. A 2-year-old girl in Tennessee has died after being struck by a heavy, metal soccer goal post that was blown over by high winds. The Metro Nashville Police Department posted on its Twitter page on...
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April 20, 2017 - 3:38 pm
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — The court-appointed guardian for toddler who drowned after he was reunited with his mother says a bill would fix a small but important part of a broken social services system in North Carolina. Pam Reed was guardian ad litem for Rylan Ott, the 23-month-old who wandered away...
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April 11, 2017 - 8:04 am
MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. (AP) — A 5-year-old Ohio girl has died 11 days after she was pulled from a South Carolina swimming pool. The Sun News of Myrtle Beach reported ( http://bit.ly/2oszjIg ) that Lierra Stevenson of Cleveland died Saturday. The girl had been pulled from a pool at the North Beach...
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In this handout photo released by the Colombian National Army, a soldier carries a child in Mocoa, Colombia, Saturday, April 1, 2017, after an avalanche of water from an overflowing river swept through the city as people slept. The incident triggered by intense rains left at least 100 people dead in Mocoa, located near Colombia's border with Ecuador. (Colombian Army Photo via AP)
April 01, 2017 - 9:45 pm
BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) — The Latest on the deadly river overflow in southern Colombia (all times local): 8 p.m. The number of people killed in Colombia after a surge of mud and water from three overflowing rivers swept through a small city has risen to 193. Colombia President Juan Manuel Santos...
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In this handout photo released by the Colombian National Army, a soldier carries a child in Mocoa, Colombia, Saturday, April 1, 2017, after an avalanche of water from an overflowing river swept through the city as people slept. The incident triggered by intense rains left at least 100 people dead in Mocoa, located near Colombia's border with Ecuador. (Colombian Army Photo via AP)
April 01, 2017 - 8:11 pm
BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) — The Latest on the deadly river overflow in southern Colombia (all times local): 8 p.m. The number of people killed in Colombia after a surge of mud and water from three overflowing rivers swept through a small city has risen to 193. Colombia President Juan Manuel Santos...
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In this handout photo released by the Colombian National Army, soldiers carry a victim on a stretcher, in Mocoa, Colombia, Saturday, April 1, 2017, after an avalanche of water from an overflowing river swept through the city as people slept. The incident triggered by intense rains left at least 100 people dead in Mocoa, located near Colombia's border with Ecuador. (Colombian Army Photo via AP)
April 01, 2017 - 4:19 pm
BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) — The Latest on the deadly river overflow in southern Colombia (all times local): 3:10 p.m. The tragedy that killed scores of people in a water avalanche in Colombia seems to have put to rest at least for the moment the bad blood that has existed between President Juan Manuel...
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