Drownings

May 06, 2019 - 10:50 am
EMERALD ISLE, N.C. (AP) — Authorities on the North Carolina coast say a Camp Lejeune Marine has drowned. Emerald Isle police say 28-year-old Lance Col. Justin A. Hinds of Avondale, Arizona, was pulled from the surf by friends last Saturday. He was pronounced dead at a local hospital. Investigators...
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April 23, 2019 - 2:28 pm
KINSTON, N.C. (AP) — A North Carolina sheriff says a man who was involved in a car crash may have died when he got out of his car and collapsed into some standing water. News outlets report Lenoir County Sheriff Ronnie Ingram says the man apparently crashed his car into a drainage ditch last Sunday...
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This undated photo provided by Western Mindanao Command (WESMINCOM) Armed Forces of the Philippines Saturday, April 6, 2019, shows the island where an Indonesian hostage held by Muslim militants was rescued by Philippine troops on Friday, April 5 in Sulu province in southern Philippines. Officials said Saturday, an Indonesian hostage swam his way to freedom but another drowned while a Malaysian was shot in the back while escaping. (WESMINCOM Armed Forces of the Philippines via AP)
April 06, 2019 - 9:06 am
MANILA, Philippines (AP) — An Indonesian hostage held by Muslim militants in the southern Philippines swam his way to freedom but another drowned, and a Malaysian was shot in the back while escaping, officials said Saturday. The two Indonesians and the Malaysian separately escaped while Philippine...
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February 13, 2019 - 11:25 am
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — A group of senators say a proposal to overhaul how mental health patients are transported in South Carolina needs more work. Sen. Marlon Kimpson started working on the bill after two mental health patients drowned in the back of a locked police van while being taken from the...
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Dead fish float in the Darling Rive near Menindee, Australia Monday, Jan. 28, 2019. Hundreds of thousands of fish died on Monday in the third mass death in recent weeks on a stretch of a major Australian river that local officials blamed on drought but critics said at least partly stemmed from water mismanagement. (Rob Gregory via AP)
January 28, 2019 - 2:15 am
CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Hundreds of thousands of fish died on Monday in the third mass death in recent weeks on a stretch of a major Australian river that local officials blamed on drought but critics said at least partly stemmed from water mismanagement. The latest deaths began overnight in the...
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November 06, 2018 - 3:23 pm
SKOPJE, Macedonia (AP) — Macedonia's government has pledged to revise legislation on stray animals after a teenage girl drowned in a river while trying to escape a pack of feral dogs. Police say the dogs went after the girl on Monday in a public park in the city of Gostivar. The 17-year-old's body...
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This Monday, Sept. 24, 2018 photo, homes are under water along the flood waters of the Black River after Hurricane Florence in Currie, N.C. Monday Sept. 24, 2018. (Ken Blevins /The Star-News via AP)
September 25, 2018 - 12:32 pm
GEORGETOWN, S.C. (AP) — The Latest on flooding caused by former Hurricane Florence (all times local): 12:20 p.m. Red Cross officials say that residents displaced by Hurricane Florence could face difficulty finding temporary housing because of storm damage and an already-tight rental housing market...
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Flooding on Clinton Road at Cedar Creek Road on Wednesday, Sept. 19, 2018, in Fayetteville, N.C. (Andrew Craft /The Fayetteville Observer via AP)
September 19, 2018 - 7:25 pm
WILMINGTON, N.C. (AP) — The Latest on Florence (all times local): 7:20 p.m. North Carolina transportation officials say ferry service for the public has resumed for several more coastal routes. In addition, the N.C. Department of Transportation said Wednesday two state ferries arrived in Southport...
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September 09, 2018 - 11:35 am
CONYERS, Ga. (AP) — Authorities say a 4-year-old boy has died after he was pulled from a pond near his Georgia home. The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports a police dog and its handler located the boy Saturday night after he was reported missing in Conyers, about 25 miles (40 kilometers) east of...
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FILE - In this Sunday, Jan. 27, 2008 file photo, Cranberries lead singer Dolores O'Riordan performs during the European Border Breakers awards, or EBBA awards, in Cannes, southern France. A coroner said Thursday Sept. 6, 2018, that The Cranberries singer Dolores O'Riordan died accidentally from drowning due to alcohol intoxication. (AP Photo/Bruno Bebert, File)
September 06, 2018 - 7:30 am
LONDON (AP) — The Cranberries singer Dolores O'Riordan accidentally drowned in a bathtub after drinking, a coroner's inquest concluded Thursday. A police officer told the inquest at Westminster Coroner's Court that O'Riordan was found submerged in her bathtub at a London hotel on Jan. 15. The 46-...
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