Drownings

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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November 27, 2017 - 5:52 am
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Authorities say the body of a 13-year-old boy has been recovered from a South Carolina lake. News outlets report that Richland County Sheriff's Department Public Information Officer Lt. Curtis Wilson says the boy's body was recovered from Lake Carolina just after 4:30 p.m...
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FILE - In this Feb. 26, 2013 file photo, Sen. Craig Tieszen, R-Rapid City, talks to the South Dakota House Transportation Committee about teen driving safety in Pierre, S.D. Tieszen and his brother-in-law drowned in an apparent kayaking accident in the Cook Islands in the South Pacific, where they were attending a wedding for the lawmaker's daughter, officials said Thursday. (AP Photo/Chet Brokaw, File)
November 23, 2017 - 5:11 pm
PIERRE, S.D. (AP) — A South Dakota state representative and his brother-in-law drowned in an apparent kayaking accident in the Cook Islands in the South Pacific, where they were attending a wedding for the lawmaker's daughter, officials said Thursday. Gov. Dennis Daugaard's office said in a...
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November 21, 2017 - 7:19 am
JESUP, Ga. (AP) — A Georgia man's body was recovered from a river a day after he was reported missing. WTOC-TV reports that the Wayne County Emergency Agency, sheriff's deputies and the Department of Natural Resources began searching for Gary Lewis around 10:30 a.m. Sunday. His body was pulled from...
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A car at the entrance of a flooded house after the water has receded in the town of Mandra western Athens, on Thursday, Nov. 16, 2017. Greece's fire department says rescue crews are searching for six people reported missing in the western Athens area following major flash flooding that left at least 14 people dead.(AP Photo/Petros Giannakouris)
November 16, 2017 - 11:05 am
ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Residents on the western fringes of the Greek capital struggled Thursday to clean up the devastation from flash floods that swept through their neighborhoods a day earlier, while the death toll rose as rescue crews searching for missing people recovered another body. The...
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In this photo provided by Sea-Watch, migrants from a sinking inflatable dinghy try to board a Libyan coast guard ship during a rescue operation at sea in international waters off the coast of Libya on Monday, Nov. 6, 2017. Five migrants have died as a German nonprofit organization, Sea-Watch, and the Libyan coast guard tried to rescue them from their foundering boat in the Mediterranean, with each side blaming the other for the mishap. (Lisa Hoffmann/Sea-Watch via AP)
November 12, 2017 - 9:54 am
BERLIN (AP) — A German newspaper has published a list of 33,293 people it says died while trying to immigrate to Europe between 1993 and May of this year. The list, published by daily Der Tagesspiegel Thursday, covered 46 pages and included names, ages and countries of origin, when available, as...
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Rescuers recover a dead body from the Spanish ship 'Cantabria' in the harbour of Salerno, Italy, Sunday, Nov. 5 2017. UNHCR spokesman Marco Rotunno said that the 26 dead were involved in a shipwreck two days ago off Libya. (Cesare Abbate/ANSA via AP)
November 05, 2017 - 10:28 am
MILAN (AP) — The United Nation's refugee agency says the bodies of 26 migrants who apparently drowned have arrived at the Italian port of Salerno as rescues intensify on the Mediterranean Sea. The bodies arrived Sunday on a Spanish naval ship carrying another 400 migrants rescued in the central...
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November 01, 2017 - 2:54 pm
ANDERSON, S.C. (AP) — A deputy in South Carolina killed while training on a boat fell out when the officers did an emergency stop from full throttle. Documents obtained by the Anderson Independent-Mail also show the officers weren't using safety equipment that stops a boat's motor as soon as...
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