Drownings

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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June 26, 2017 - 5:44 pm
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — A second man has died in a river in South Carolina capital city in two days. Lexington County Coroner Margaret Fisher said in a news release that 43-year-old William Mohn Leaman of Gaston was pulled from the Saluda River near Riverbanks Zoo by a person in a canoe around 6 p.m...
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Japanese air bag maker Takata Corp. CEO Shigehisa Takada bows during a press conference in Tokyo, Monday, June 26, 2017. Takata has filed for bankruptcy protection in Tokyo and the U.S., overwhelmed by lawsuits and recall costs related to its production of defective air bag inflators. (AP Photo/Shizuo Kambayashi)
June 25, 2017 - 11:26 pm
Japanese air bag maker Takata Corp. has filed for bankruptcy protection in Tokyo and the U.S., overwhelmed by lawsuits and recall costs related to its production of defective air bag inflators linked to the deaths of at least 16 people. The company announced the move Monday morning Tokyo time...
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TK Holdings Inc. headquarters is shown in Auburn Hills, Mich., Sunday, June 25, 2017. Japanese air bag maker Takata, overwhelmed by lawsuits, recall costs, filed for bankruptcy protection on Monday. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya)
June 25, 2017 - 10:22 pm
Japanese air bag maker Takata Corp. has filed for bankruptcy protection in Tokyo and the U.S., overwhelmed by lawsuits and recall costs related to its production of defective air bag inflators linked to the deaths of at least 16 people. The company announced the move Monday morning Tokyo time...
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TK Holdings Inc. headquarters is shown in Auburn Hills, Mich., Sunday, June 25, 2017. Japanese air bag maker Takata, overwhelmed by lawsuits, recall costs, filed for bankruptcy protection on Monday. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya)
June 25, 2017 - 9:58 pm
UNDATED (AP) — Japanese air bag maker Takata Corp. has filed for bankruptcy protection in Tokyo and the U.S., overwhelmed by lawsuits and recall costs related to its production of defective air bag inflators that are linked to the death of at least 16 people. The company announced the expected...
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FILE - This July 6, 2016, file photo, shows the logo of Takata Corp. at an auto supply shop in Tokyo. Drowning in a sea of lawsuits and recall costs, Japanese air bag maker Takata Corp. is expected to seek bankruptcy protection in Tokyo and the United States early Monday, June 26, 2017. (AP Photo/Shizuo Kambayashi, File)
June 25, 2017 - 11:41 am
DETROIT (AP) — Drowning in a sea of lawsuits and recall costs, Japanese air bag maker Takata Corp. is expected to seek bankruptcy protection in Tokyo and the United States early Monday. Takata was done in by defective air bag inflators that can explode with too much force, spewing out shrapnel...
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