Drownings

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 - 8:05 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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June 06, 2017 - 8:27 am
AUGUSTA, Ga. (AP) — Authorities in Georgia say a man whose body was found floating in the Savannah River drowned. Richmond County Coroner Mark Bowen said in a statement that 66-year-old Charles Williams of Greenville, South Carolina, was pronounced dead after being found about 11:30 a.m. Saturday...
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June 06, 2017 - 7:42 am
AUGUSTA, Ga. (AP) — Authorities in Georgia say a man whose body was found floating in the Savannah River died from drowning. Richmond County coroner Mark Bowen said in a statement that 66-year-old Charles Williams of Greenville, South Carolina was pronounced dead upon being discovered around 11:30...
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May 25, 2017 - 1:58 pm
HOPE MILLS, N.C. (AP) — A 2-year-old boy has drowned in a swimming pool in North Carolina. Cumberland County Sheriff's Sgt. Sean Swain said in a news release that the boy was found unresponsive in a swimming pool around 8 a.m. Thursday. Swain says the boy's father found the boy in their above-...
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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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