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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The body of Indian actress Sridevi is carried in truck during her funeral in Mumbai, India, Wednesday, Feb. 28, 2018. 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. (AP Photo/Rafiq Maqbool)
February 28, 2018 - 6:15 am
MUMBAI, India (AP) — Lining up for hours and visibly grief-stricken, thousands of mourning fans paid their respects Wednesday 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...
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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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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 - 5:55 am
GENEVA (AP) — About 90 people were feared drowned after a smuggler's boat mostly carrying 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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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 24, 2017 - 12:20 am
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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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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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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