Drownings

A man jumps in a lake in Silistea Snagovului, Romania, Sunday, Aug. 6, 2017. A heatwave with temperatures of up to 42 Celsius (107.6 F) affected Romania over the past week and is expected to continue for the coming days in some parts of the country. (AP Photo/Vadim Ghirda)
August 07, 2017 - 7:20 am
BELGRADE, Serbia (AP) — The Latest on Europe's weather (all times local): 1:20 p.m. Officials in Romania have retrieved the bodies of two teenage boys that drowned after bathing in a river to cool off during a heat wave. Emergency officials in the northeast county of Neamt said they pulled out the...
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August 05, 2017 - 2:15 pm
WALHALLA, S.C. (AP) — A South Carolina woman has died after she was found unresponsive in a lake. Oconee County Coroner Karl Addis said in a news release that 62-year-old Barbara Lynn Malone of Anderson was wading in Lake Keowee with two friends on Friday when she was found in waist-deep water...
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August 02, 2017 - 3:41 pm
SANDPOINT, Idaho (AP) — An 11-year-old Idaho boy drowned while trying to save his older brother in an Idaho river, officials say. The boys were swimming in the Pend Oreille River with their mother on Tuesday when the 17-year-old began to struggle and panic, the Bonner County Sheriff's Office said...
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July 30, 2017 - 11:11 am
SENECA, S.C. (AP) — Authorities say a South Carolina woman has died after she went scuba diving with three others at a lake. Oconee County coroner Karl Addis says 43-year-old Angelia Marie Dover of Boiling Springs died Saturday. He says she and three others have dived to a depth of about 50 feet...
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July 21, 2017 - 5:00 pm
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — Two teenagers whose bodies were found in the Moreau River died from drowning. Jefferson City police said Friday no foul play is suspected in the deaths of 18-year-old Jacob Foster and 17-year-old Dantonio McClain. Police say an autopsy found the two died from accidental...
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July 21, 2017 - 8:23 am
COCOA, Fla. (AP) — Authorities in Florida say a group of teens watched and laughed as a man drowned in a retention pond last week. Jamel Dunn drowned in a retention pond in the city of Cocoa on July 9. Cocoa police say they later discovered a group of teens recorded the 31-year-old's drowning on...
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FILE - In this Aug. 26, 2014, file photo, a sea wall separates Asharoken Village, N.Y. from Long Island Sound. A man says his dog jumped into the sound at Port Jefferson, New York, July 16, 2017, to save a baby deer. (AP Photo/Emily Dooley, File)
July 18, 2017 - 9:03 am
PORT JEFFERSON, N.Y. (AP) — A dog that saw a baby deer in danger of drowning in New York jumped in and dragged it to shore. The daring rescue in Long Island Sound was caught on video by his owner Mark Freeley. He tells WCBS-TV ( http://cbsloc.al/2uyz1m7 ) that he was taking the English golden...
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July 13, 2017 - 5:39 am
BLUFFTON, S.C. (AP) — A 2-year-old boy from California has drowned in a South Carolina lake. News outlets report Beaufort County Deputy Coroner David Ott tells local media that Christopher Miles Hamilton drowned around 8:30 a.m. in a pond behind a home in Bluffton's Hampton Lake community. Bluffton...
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July 11, 2017 - 5:21 pm
PANAMA CITY BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Strangers on a Florida beach formed an 80-person human chain to help rescue members of a family who had been caught in a riptide and pulled too far from shore, but emergency workers say they also helped bring distressed people to safety. Panama City Beach Deputy Fire...
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June 28, 2017 - 6:05 am
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Authorities say a teenage boy has drowned in a South Carolina lake. Richland County Coroner Gary Watts tells local media that the boy's body was recovered around 1 a.m. Wednesday from Lake Carolina. Richland County spokesman Curtis Wilson says the boy had jumped into the lake...
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