Drownings

March 16, 2018 - 4:43 pm
NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — Kenyan officials said Friday that at least 15 people have drowned and scores of families have been displaced across the East African nation during two days of heavy rainfall that caused flooding in urban and rural areas. The deaths happened as flood and river waters swept...
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A helicopter is hoisted by crane from the East River onto a barge, Monday, March 12, 2018, in New York. The pilot was able to escape the Sunday night crash after the aircraft flipped upside down in the water killing several passengers, officials said. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan)
March 13, 2018 - 9:14 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Investigators recovered a flight data recorder and a GoPro camera Tuesday as they tried to determine the cause of a deadly helicopter crash in the East River and figure out whether passengers' harnesses hindered their escape from the sinking aircraft. The helicopter's five...
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Fans of Bollywood actress Sridevi hold posters as they wait outside her residence to pay their last respects in Mumbai, India, Wednesday, Feb. 28, 2018. Dubai investigators on Tuesday closed the case into the death last weekend of Indian movie icon Sridevi, calling it an accidental drowning. The 54-year-old Sridevi, who was known by only one name, drowned in a hotel bathtub after losing consciousness, officials said. (AP Photo/Rafiq Maqbool)
February 28, 2018 - 4:16 am
MUMBAI, India (AP) — Thousands of grieving fans gathered in Mumbai on Wednesday to pay respects to Sridevi, the iconic Bollywood actress who drowned accidentally in a Dubai hotel bathtub over the weekend. Sridevi's body was flown home late Tuesday night in a private plane owned by Anil Ambani, a...
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Indian policemen guard near a picture of Indian actress Sridevi displayed outside her residence in Mumbai, India, Tuesday, Feb. 27, 2018. The 54-year-old Bollywood actress died late on Saturday while on a visit to Dubai. (AP Photo/Rafiq Maqbool)
February 27, 2018 - 1:35 pm
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Dubai investigators on Tuesday closed the case into the death last weekend of Indian movie icon Sridevi, calling it an accidental drowning. The 54-year-old Sridevi, who was known by only one name, drowned in a hotel bathtub after losing consciousness, officials...
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FILE - In this Dec. 1, 2012 file photo, Indian actress Sridevi arrives at the Marrakech International Film Festival in Marrakech, at the Marrakech Congress Palace. Sridevi, Bollywood’s leading lady of the 1980s and ‘90s who redefined stardom for actresses in India, has died at age 54. The actress, known by one name, was described as the first female superstar in India’s male-dominated film industry. Her brother-in-law Sanjay Kapoor speaking to the Indian Express online confirmed she died Saturday, Feb. 24, 2018, in Dubai due to cardiac arrest.(AP Photo/Lionel Cironneau, File)
February 26, 2018 - 8:25 am
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Indian actress Sridevi drowned in her hotel bathtub after losing consciousness, the Dubai police said in a statement Monday, though two police officials said she was also under the influence of alcohol at the time. The 54-year-old, who for years was one of...
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February 20, 2018 - 7:49 am
MONCKS CORNER, S.C. (AP) — Officials have released the name of a fisherman who drowned in South Carolina over the weekend. The Berkeley County Coroner's Office told local media that 46-year-old Lonnie East IV of Goose Creek died when he fell overboard Sunday morning. The coroner's office says East...
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CORRECTS DATE OF PHOTO TO JAN. 17, 1979 - FILE - This Jan. 17, 1979 file photo shows actress Natalie Wood. Investigators are now calling 87-year-old actor Robert Wagner a "person of interest" in the 1981 death of his wife Natalie Wood. Mystery has swirled around Wood's death. It was declared an accident but police reopened the case in 2011 to see whether Wagner or anyone else played a role. (AP Photo/File)
February 02, 2018 - 6:21 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The mystery of the death of acclaimed actress Natalie Wood has endured for nearly four decades as the investigation has ebbed and flowed like the tides off a California island where her body was found floating on Thanksgiving weekend 1981. Renewed interest came this week when the...
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February 02, 2018 - 2:45 pm
GENEVA (AP) — About 90 people are feared drowned after a smugglers' boat carrying mostly Pakistani migrants capsized off Libya's coast early Friday, the U.N.'s migration agency said. Ten bodies have washed ashore near the Libyan town of Zuwara following the tragedy in the early morning, said...
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CORRECTS DATE OF PHOTO TO JAN. 17, 1979 - FILE - This Jan. 17, 1979 file photo shows actress Natalie Wood. Investigators are now calling 87-year-old actor Robert Wagner a "person of interest" in the 1981 death of his wife Natalie Wood. Mystery has swirled around Wood's death. It was declared an accident but police reopened the case in 2011 to see whether Wagner or anyone else played a role. (AP Photo/File)
February 01, 2018 - 10:55 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — New witnesses have emerged in the 1981 drowning of actress Natalie Wood, prompting investigators to deem it a "suspicious death" and name her former husband, 87-year-old actor Robert Wagner, a "person of interest," Los Angeles sheriff's officials said Thursday. For nearly four...
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December 18, 2017 - 5:27 am
LORIS, S.C. (AP) — Authorities in South Carolina say the bodies of two North Carolina men were pulled from a pond in which their vehicle was submerged. News outlets report Horry County Rescue spokesman Capt. Mark Nugent said the bodies were pulled out of a pond in Loris on Saturday, around 10 hours...
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