Drownings

June 06, 2018 - 7:55 am
SOUTH HUNTINGDON, Pa. (AP) — Emergency responders have resumed their search for a missing swimmer presumed drowned in a western Pennsylvania creek. The man had been swimming Tuesday with three companions in Jacobs Creek, in a remote area of South Huntingdon, when he apparently hit his head on a...
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June 05, 2018 - 1:17 am
BUTLER, Pa. (AP) — Authorities say a Pennsylvania teen has died in an accident while getting ready for school. The Butler Police Department says 17-year-old Brianne Rapp died Friday after falling in the bathroom of her family's home around 6:45 a.m. The girl's father tells KDKA-TV he believes...
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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 - 8:24 am
MADRID (AP) — The Latest on migration into and around Europe (all times local): 2:20 p.m. Nine migrants, including six children, have drowned in boat accident off Turkey's Mediterranean coast. The boat capsized early Sunday morning near the town of Demre in the southern province of Antalya,...
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May 10, 2018 - 9:49 pm
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — The body of a 3-year-old girl who had been missing since a boating accident in Pennsylvania that killed her mother and injured her father has been recovered. Officials say Madelyn Binkley's body was recovered on Thursday. She was in a boat with her mother, Mary Bredbenner,...
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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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Fulton County chief medical examiner Dr. Jan Gorniak, tells reporters that a body found in Chattahoochee River, Tuesday has been identified as missing CDC employee Timothy Cunningham during a news conference Thursday, April 5, 2018, in Atlanta. Gorniak said the cause of death was drowning and she found no signs of foul play. (AP Photo/John Bazemore)
April 05, 2018 - 5:11 pm
ATLANTA (AP) — An employee for the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention who was reported missing more than seven weeks ago was found drowned in a river not far from his house, with no sign of foul play, authorities said Thursday. Timothy Cunningham's body was found Tuesday partially submerged...
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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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