Drownings

Relatives of victims of a sunken ferry weep as they wait for news at Tigaras port in Lake Toba, North Sumatra, Indonesia Thursday, June 21, 2018. Family members waiting in desperation at a small port on Indonesia's Lake Toba for news of missing relatives performed mass prayers Thursday as the search for more than 190 people unaccounted for after a ferry sinking continued for a fourth day. (AP Photo/Binsar Bakkara)
June 21, 2018 - 7:57 am
TIGARAS, Indonesia (AP) — Indonesia's military chief said Thursday that specialist navy equipment will be deployed to pinpoint a ferry that sank in the crater lake of an ancient supervolcano, offering a glimmer of hope to distraught relatives that the bodies of more than 180 people presumed drowned...
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Relatives of the victims of a sunken ferry inspect the list passengers at the Tigaras port in Toba lake, North Sumatra, Wednesday, June, 20, 2018. Officials said that over a hundred people are still missing from a ferry sinking early this week at a popular lake in Sumatra as distraught and angry relatives pleaded Wednesday for a bigger search effort. (AP Photo/Binsar Bakkara)s
June 20, 2018 - 8:43 am
TIGARAS, Indonesia (AP) — Distraught relatives slammed Indonesia's government for not enforcing basic safety measures on passenger boats and pleaded Wednesday for a bigger search effort for more than 190 people presumed drowned after a ferry sank on a picturesque Sumatran lake early this week. The...
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June 18, 2018 - 7:35 am
PANAMA CITY BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Two Georgia men drowned in separate incidents off a Florida Panhandle beach. The News Herald reports 21-year-old Tony Orlando Jackson of Cartersville, Georgia, was found in the water off Panama City Beach on Sunday, several hours after police responded to a distressed...
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FILE - In this Feb. 2, 2015 file photo, USA men's ski team member Bode Miller participates in a news conference at the alpine skiing world championships in Beaver Creek, Colo. Authorities reported Monday, June 11, 2018, that Miller's 19-month-old daughter Emeline Miller died Sunday after paramedics pulled her from a swimming pool in Coto de Caza, Calif., Saturday. (AP Photo/Brennan Linsley, File)
June 11, 2018 - 10:02 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The 19-month-old daughter of U.S. Olympic skier Bode Miller drowned in a Southern California swimming pool, authorities said Monday. Emeline Miller died at an Orange County hospital Sunday, the day after paramedics tried unsuccessfully to revive her after the drowning incident. "...
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June 03, 2018 - 4:58 pm
MADRID (AP) — A boat carrying migrants toward Europe sank off the coast of Tunisia and at least 46 people drowned, though dozens more could be missing, the North African nation's defense ministry said Sunday. The ministry said 68 people were rescued overnight after the boat sank in the...
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June 03, 2018 - 11:25 am
MADRID (AP) — The Latest on migration into and around Europe (all times local): 5:00 p.m. Tunisia's defense ministry says at least 35 migrants were killed after their boat sank off the country's coast. The ministry said in a statement Sunday that the coast guard rescued 68 others, including...
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May 29, 2018 - 9:21 am
BUFORD, Ga. (AP) — Authorities in Georgia say teen who jumped off a dock on a lake has drowned. Hall County sheriff's spokesman Stephen Wilbanks tells news outlets that the victim in Sunday night's drowning was identified as 19-year-old Stephen Frederick of Peachtree Corners. Wilbanks says no foul...
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May 22, 2018 - 3:46 pm
ATLANTA (AP) — Authorities say the death of a Centers for Disease Control and Prevention employee whose body was found in a river in Atlanta has been ruled a suicide. Fulton County chief medical examiner Dr. Jan Gorniak said Tuesday that Timothy Cunningham's death was a suicide by drowning. Gorniak...
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In this photo taken on Friday, April 27, 2018, a boy stands outside his family home, which has been submerged by floods following prolonged heavy rains in Tana Delta, Coastal Kenya. More than 30, 000 people in Tana River county have been displaced by floods which has also killed more than 5 people. (AP Photo/Andrew Kasuku)
May 04, 2018 - 5:34 am
NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — Six people have drowned in Kenya in overnight flooding and 11 others are missing, local authorities said Friday, the latest of dozens of deaths caused by heavy seasonal rains in recent weeks. "We are at the scene looking for bodies," Kajiado County police chief Kipkemboi Rop...
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April 05, 2018 - 7:45 pm
ATLANTA (AP) — The Latest on the discovery of a missing CDC worker's body (all times local): 2:55 p.m. Authorities say an employee of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention whose body was found in an Atlanta river drowned and that there were no signs of foul play. Atlanta fire-rescue...
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