Stories tagged: drowning
Wed., Sept. 13, 2017, 10:45 p.m.
Boat capsizes in Indian river, killing 19; about 31 missing
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.
Mother gets 30 to 80 years in sons’ bathtub drownings
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 gather to mourn brothers who drowned in Pend Oreille River
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 ‘deliberately drowned’ off Yemen, U.N. says
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.
Teen whose brother drowned in Pend Oreille River critical, on life support
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.
Boy, 11, drowns trying to save his 17-year-old brother from drowning in Pend Oreille River
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.
Experts: No duty for laughing teens to rescue drowning man
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 rescue boy swept down Oregon river
Bystanders rescued a 4-year-old boy who was swept down a river at the North Fork County Park recreation area.
UPDATED: Tue., July 11, 2017, 11:15 p.m.
4-year-old boy pulled from Spokane River dies
A 4-year-old boy went missing near the Downriver Disc Golf Course Tuesday evening and was later pulled from the Spokane River.
Tue., July 11, 2017, 4:19 p.m.
Pocatello man drowns while rafting with family in Wyoming
An Idaho man who was rafting the Snake River with his family has drowned.
Wed., July 5, 2017, 2:46 p.m.
Okanogan County authorities search for man presumed drowned
Authorities in Okanogan County continue to look for a man who they presume drowned in the Methow River last Saturday.
UPDATED: Sun., July 2, 2017, 8:50 p.m.
Athol Man Drowns in Lake Pend Oreille
An Athol man drowned Saturday night after falling off the dock of a float home in Bayview, Idaho.
UPDATED: Mon., July 3, 2017, 8:39 p.m.
Spokane nurse saves woman from drowning in Maui
A woman’s vacation turned out to be less relaxing than expected, when the Spokane nurse saved a woman from drowning in Maui.
Fri., June 30, 2017, 3:12 p.m.
Splish-splash with water safety in mind
For those diving into wave-filled activities, regional recreation and safety leaders also remind residents to think about water safety. Drowning can occur within 30 seconds.
Mon., June 26, 2017, 11:20 a.m.
Man hospitalized after rescuing 5-year-old son from river
A southwestern Montana man was hospitalized after rescuing his 5-year-old son from the Gallatin River.
UPDATED: Mon., June 19, 2017, 6:06 p.m.
Japan investigates delay in reporting U.S. Navy ship collision
Japan’s coast guard is investigating why it took nearly an hour for a deadly collision between a U.S. Navy destroyer and a container ship to be reported.
Mon., June 19, 2017, 9:18 a.m.
13-year-old swimmer drowns in Oregon river
Divers recovered the body a 13-year-old swimmer who drowned in the Little North Santiam River.
Tue., June 13, 2017, 8:25 a.m.
Georgia fisherman drowns after falling into Montana creek
A 60-year-old fisherman from Georgia has drowned after falling in a creek in south-central Montana.
Thu., June 8, 2017, 9:48 a.m.
Myanmar navy ship, fishermen find bodies in search for plane
Fishermen joined navy and air force personnel Thursday in recovering bodies and aircraft parts from the sea off Myanmar, where a military plane carrying 122 people including 15 children crashed …
Wed., June 7, 2017, 1:06 p.m.
Body found in Oregon river; matches missing woman
Authorities have recovered a body that matches the description of a 21-year-old Oregon woman who went missing last week.
Tue., June 6, 2017, 12:33 p.m.
Missing Oregon woman may have fallen into McKenzie River
Authorities say a 21-year-old woman who has been missing since last week might have fallen into the McKenzie River.
Tue., June 6, 2017, 7:39 a.m.
Montana woman drowns in Idaho after life vest comes off
A Montana woman has drowned in Idaho after authorities say she fell out of a raft into a river and her life vest came off.
Mon., June 5, 2017, 2:44 p.m.
Investigators trying to ID remains found in Edmonds stream
The Snohomish County Sheriff’s Office says detectives are investigating after human remains were discovered in Edmonds over the weekend.
Mon., June 5, 2017, 9:55 a.m.
Body found near Portland boat slip
Authorities have recovered a man’s body from the Columbia River.
Mon., June 5, 2017, 9:25 a.m.
Coroner identifies man who died while scuba diving in Hood Canal
A man who died Sunday morning while scuba diving in Hood Canal near Lilliwaup has been identified as Patrick Jack Kokos, 70, of Yoncalla, Oregon, according to the Mason County …
Fri., June 2, 2017, 12:34 p.m.
Montana officials identify Nebraska man who fell into river
Officials in northwestern Montana have released the name of a 23-year-old Nebraska man who is missing after falling into the Flathead River near a hydroelectric dam.
Thu., June 1, 2017, 1:27 p.m.
Search continues for Nebraska man missing in Montana River
A search continues for a Nebraska man who is missing after falling into the Flathead River in northwestern Montana.
Wed., May 31, 2017, 2:14 p.m.
Man drowns in Lake Lowell; third drowning in lake since 2011
Three people now have drowned in Lake Lowell since 2011.
Thu., May 25, 2017, 9:01 p.m.
Body of teen found downstream from Snoqualmie River falls
The King County Sheriff Office says the body of a 16-year-old boy who disappeared in the Snoqualmie River near Olallie State Park has been found.
UPDATED: Tue., May 9, 2017, 5:26 p.m.
Man who drowned in the Moyie River identified as Spokane resident
The man who drowned in the Moyie River in North Idaho after falling in and being swept away has been identified as Spokane resident James Harston.