Drownings

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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March 17, 2017 - 12:37 pm
LESBOS, Greece (AP) — The waters off the Greek island of Lesbos once echoed with the shrieks of people drowning as they struggled to reach Europe and the thrumming of rescue helicopters. A coastguard patrol Friday encountered nothing more alarming than a few fishing boats. A year-old deal to stem...
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March 05, 2017 - 2:15 am
TRUMP-WIRETAP UPDATE: Senator asks Trump to explain tweets; Obama spokesman denies Trump's wiretap allegation PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Republican Sen. Ben Sasse of Nebraska is calling on President Donald Trump to explain himself following the Saturday morning Twitter allegations that his phones were...
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