Stories tagged: drowning
UPDATED: Sun., May 7, 2017, 4:52 p.m.
Kootenai County detectives seek information on SUV months after mother, two kids die at Fernan Lake
Detectives hope the description of a vehicle will help them solve the case of a Coeur d’Alene mom who was found dead with her two toddler boys in a submerged …
Wed., May 3, 2017, 11:20 a.m.
Idaho man falls into northwestern Montana river, drowns
An Idaho man has drowned after falling into a river in northwestern Montana while visiting and photographing a scenic spot.
Wed., April 26, 2017, 8:33 a.m.
Missing Seattle woman found dead in Columbia River
Police say a Seattle woman who was reported missing in March has been found dead in the Columbia River.
Mon., April 24, 2017, 8:51 a.m.
No ID yet on body found in Salmon River
A north-central Idaho sheriff says officials have yet to identify a body that was found in the Salmon River over the weekend.
Thu., April 13, 2017, 8:04 a.m.
Libyan coast guard says 97 missing after migrant boat sinks
At least 97 African migrants are missing and believed drowned after their Europe-bound boat sank in the Mediterranean Sea on Thursday, the Libyan coast guard said.
Tue., April 11, 2017, 10:38 a.m.
Northwestern University crew member from Washington dies during practice
Officials say a member of Northwestern University’s crew team has been found dead after falling overboard while practicing in suburban Chicago.
Fri., April 7, 2017, 9:34 a.m.
At least 20 people dead in Myanmar ferry capsize
Police in Myanmar say at least 20 people died when a ferry boat capsized in the Ayeyarwaddy delta.
Thu., April 6, 2017, 8:29 a.m.
Body found in Snake River may be missing fisherman, police say
Police say they may have found the body of an Idaho fisherman who was reported missing since 2008.
Wed., March 22, 2017, 8:05 a.m.
Riggins man believed drowned after his car plunges into the Salmon River
A Riggins man is presumed drowned in the Salmon River, but Idaho County Sheriff Doug Giddings said the river is too treacherous right now for divers to search for a …
Fri., March 3, 2017, 8:48 a.m.
Car plunges into California Aqueduct, 2 killed and 1 rescued
A woman and a child are dead, another child has been rescued and a third is missing after a car plunged into the California Aqueduct in the high desert city …
Fri., March 3, 2017, 8:26 a.m.
Man who doesn’t know how to swim rescues boy in hotel pool
Police say a Pennsylvania man who doesn’t know how to swim jumped in and rescued a boy from drowning in a pool at a New Jersey hotel.
Mon., Jan. 23, 2017, 8:38 a.m.
Oregon lawmakers consider potential life jacket law
Officials have proposed a law that would require river floaters in Oregon to wear life jackets. The
Mon., Jan. 16, 2017, 11:26 a.m.
Search resumes for father, toddler swept into ocean by wave
The Coast Guard says it has resumed a search for a father and his young son after a wave swept them to sea from an Oregon beach.Coast Guard Petty Officer …
Tue., Jan. 3, 2017, 11:55 a.m.
Divers looking for Colorado boy find body in frozen pond
Divers looking for a 6-year-old boy who apparently wandered away from his suburban Denver home on New Year’s Eve found the body of a child in a frozen pond Tuesday.
Sun., Jan. 1, 2017, 5:11 p.m.
Man drowns while hiding from police under Salem bridge
Salem police said a 34-year-old man has drowned after he ran from police following a traffic stop and attempted to hide under a bridge in the water.
Wed., Nov. 9, 2016, 12:53 p.m.
Investigators look for tips related to death of Coeur d’Alene mom and two children
The Kootenai County Sheriff’s Office is looking for information from anyone who saw Misty Phelps between 4 p.m. on Nov. 2 and when the she and her two young sons …
Tue., Oct. 25, 2016, 11:12 a.m.
Death of a woman whose body was found in Spokane River Friday ruled a suicide
The death of a woman who drowned in the Spokane River, and whose body was found early Friday morning, has been a ruled a suicide by the Spokane County Medical …
Tue., Oct. 25, 2016, 11:05 a.m.
Oregon man, 87, drowns when horse throws him into river
An 87-year-old man drowned after he was thrown from a horse while crossing the Illinois River in southwest Oregon.
Sat., Oct. 22, 2016
100 years ago in Ferry County: Theater in Republic destroyed, business district threatened by fire
From our archive, 100 years ago
Wed., Oct. 5, 2016, 3:51 p.m.
Man drowns in Skagit River while trying to retrieve boat
Authorities say a man in his 50s drowned in Skagit River after he slipped while trying to retrieve his boat northeast of Seattle.
Sun., Aug. 28, 2016
100 years ago on the Columbia River: Brothers’ canoe trip turns deadly
From our archives, 100 years ago The canoeing vacation of brothers George and Walter Roos of Portland ended in tragedy at the The Dalles.
Mon., Aug. 22, 2016, 1:42 p.m.
Man apparently drowns at water park in Federal Way
Authorities say a 33-year-old man has died in an apparent drowning at a water park in Federal Way, Washington.
Sun., Aug. 21, 2016, 5:26 p.m.
Wild Waves water park guest dies in apparent drowning
Authorities said a 33-year-old man has died in an apparent drowning at Wild Waves Theme Park in Federal Way.
Thu., Aug. 11, 2016, 1:24 p.m.
Body of Newman Lake boater identified
The Spokane County Medical Examiner’s Office has identified the man whose body was found in Newman Lake on Tuesday, the day after his boat overturned. He was Dillon J. Reddington, …
Fri., July 29, 2016, 10:28 a.m.
Teen boy’s body recovered from Grant County lake
The body of the Soap Lake boy missing in Billy Clapp Lake since Sunday was recovered Thursday afternoon.
Fri., July 22, 2016, 3:25 p.m.
No charges in drowning death of Coeur d’Alene teen
The Boundary County prosecutor announced Friday that there will be no criminal charges filed in the drowning death of 16-year-old Reginald J. Nault on Lake Coeur d’Alene last year.
Fri., July 22, 2016, 2:30 p.m.
Oklahoma boy, 13, drowns off Oregon Coast; cousin rescued
Authorities say a 13-year-old Oklahoma boy drowned off the coast of Seaside, Oregon, during a family reunion.
Sun., July 3, 2016, 3:22 p.m.
Spokane Valley man dies from apparent drowning in Spokane River
A Spokane Valley man died from an apparent drowning Saturday evening in the Spokane River in Post Falls. Michael Williams, 25, was pronounced dead at Kootenai Health.
Sat., July 2, 2016, 1:15 p.m.
Man who drowned in Twin Lakes identified as Seattle resident
The 65-year-old man who drowned in the lower Twin Lake Friday afternoon has been identified as David A. Greene of Seattle.
Wed., June 29, 2016, 6:16 p.m.
Police: Body found in Lynnwood pond
Authorities say they have recovered a body found in a pond just north of Seattle in Lynnwood.