Stories tagged: drowning
Sat., Jan. 26, 2019, 10 p.m.
Two men walked across the Spokane & Inland Empire railroad bridge, while another man “walked on the planks laid lengthwise on the ties outside the rails.” Little did he realize …
UPDATED: Wed., Dec. 26, 2018, 10:15 p.m.
It’s been about two weeks since 22-year-old Rachel Bowles drove off a cliff into the Spokane River and drowned, and her family and friends are still grappling with the freak …
UPDATED: Thu., Dec. 13, 2018, 9:55 p.m.
The woman who drowned after her car entered the Spokane River yesterday has been identified by Spokane County Medical Examiners as 22-year-old Rachel F. Bowles of Spokane Valley.
Mon., July 30, 2018, 3:09 p.m.
Authorities have recovered the body of a 16-year-old boy who appears to have drowned in the Boise River.
UPDATED: Sun., July 15, 2018, 6:02 p.m.
Kootenai County Sheriff’s deputies say a man drowned in the Spokane River Saturday afternoon.
UPDATED: Mon., July 9, 2018, 9:35 p.m.
A Spokane man drowned in Lake Coeur d’Alene and died Monday afternoon despite lifesaving efforts by passing boaters.
Fri., July 6, 2018, 2:09 p.m.
Authorities say a Washington man died after diving into a lake in northern Idaho.
UPDATED: Fri., July 6, 2018, 4:52 p.m.
A man from Greenacres died Thursday after diving into Twin Lakes from a cliff, the Kootenai County Sheriff’s Office reported.
UPDATED: Tue., May 15, 2018, 9:44 p.m.
Palouse Falls State Park was reopened Tuesday morning after being closed for several days.
UPDATED: Mon., May 14, 2018, 3:41 p.m.
Franklin County emergency crews recovered a body Monday morning believed to be that of a 26-year-old Pullman man who went missing last week.
UPDATED: Thu., May 10, 2018, 10:15 p.m.
One person is reported missing after falling into the Palouse Falls Thursday afternoon.
UPDATED: Mon., April 30, 2018, 10:52 p.m.
The body of a man who drowned while swimming at Palouse Falls on April 21 was located Sunday afternoon.
UPDATED: Mon., April 23, 2018, 6:58 p.m.
The search for a swimmer who went missing Saturday at the base of Palouse Falls was called off Sunday.
UPDATED: Sun., April 22, 2018, 10:28 p.m.
A swimmer is missing and presumed dead after Franklin County sheriff’s deputies say he did not surface from the water under Palouse Falls.
UPDATED: Sat., April 21, 2018, 3:32 p.m.
Authorities said a 24-year-old Oregon man drowned while swimming in the Lewis River in northern Clark County in Washington.
Fri., Feb. 2, 2018, 1:54 p.m.
About 90 people are feared drowned after a smuggler’s boat carrying mostly Pakistani migrants capsized off Libya’s coast early Friday, the U.N.’s migration agency said.
UPDATED: Thu., Feb. 1, 2018, 9:34 p.m.
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 …
Thu., Nov. 30, 2017, 11:14 a.m.
An elderly Richland woman has died after becoming confused and driving her car down Columbia Point boat ramp into the frigid Columbia River.
UPDATED: Tue., Oct. 17, 2017, 9:48 p.m.
A 19-year-old man is accused of drowning a 6-year-old Lynnwood boy he was watching and dumping his body into a trash bin.
Tue., Oct. 17, 2017, 8:47 a.m.
A Kennewick father of two was identified as the victim of a weekend duck hunting accident in Pasco, Washington.
UPDATED: Wed., Oct. 4, 2017, 8:55 p.m.
Jesse A. Bishop, 60, remains missing after the boat he was in capsized early Tuesday morning at the East Fernan boat launch.
Thu., Sept. 28, 2017, 10:44 a.m.
At least 15 Rohingya Muslims, including 10 children, who were fleeing from recent violence in Myanmar died Thursday when their overcrowded boat capsized in rough weather near shore in the …
Wed., Sept. 13, 2017, 10:45 p.m.
Police say 19 people have drowned after an overloaded boat capsized in the Yamuna River in northern India and a search is underway for missing passengers.
Wed., Sept. 13, 2017, 1:29 p.m.
A Pennsylvania woman who drowned her two youngest sons in their bathtub because she felt that would enable her to be a better mother to their older brother was sentenced …
Fri., Aug. 11, 2017, 5:34 p.m.
Hundreds of people gathered Wednesday at the Coeur d’Alene Resort Golf Course to mourn the loss of two young brothers who drowned last week in the Pend Oreille River.
UPDATED: Wed., Aug. 9, 2017, 6:03 p.m.
Up to 50 migrants from Somalia and Ethiopia were “deliberately drowned” when a smuggler forced them into the sea off Yemen’s coast, the U.N. migration agency said Wednesday, calling the …
UPDATED: Thu., Aug. 3, 2017, 8:01 p.m.
A 17-year-old boy whose 11-year-old brother drowned trying to save him in the Pend Oreille River remains on life support in critical condition, according to his sister’s Facebook page.
UPDATED: Wed., Aug. 2, 2017, 9:58 p.m.
An 11-year-old boy drowned Tuesday in the Pend Oreille River in Bonner County after trying to save his 17-year-old brother from drowning.
Fri., July 21, 2017, 11:44 a.m.
MIAMI – It may be reprehensible and morally outrageous, but legal experts say a group of Florida teens had no obligation to rescue a drowning disabled man who they instead …
Mon., July 17, 2017, 8:51 a.m.
Bystanders rescued a 4-year-old boy who was swept down a river at the North Fork County Park recreation area.