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The beach at Atlantic City. (Credit: CBS)

Police: Woman Believed To Have Drowned In Atlantic City In ICU

A woman who went swimming about an hour after life guards went off duty and believed to have drowned last night in Atlantic City is alive, according to police.

08/05/2014

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Health: Hidden Swimming Danger

Cooling off in the summer heat has many headed to the shore or a pool, but doctors say there’s a hidden danger that can be life threatening. 3 On Your Side Health Reporter Stephanie Stahl explains what can happen.

07/31/2014

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Philly-Area Man Dies After Falling Into Pa. Lake

Authorities say Philadelphia-area man drowned after falling off a boat after watching fireworks at a northeastern Pennsylvania lake over the weekend.

07/28/2014

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Local Family Seeks Shutdown Of NJ Beach Where Man Drowned

Sandra Smith of Horsham, Pennsylvania, filed suit Wednesday in state Superior Court against North Wildwood, Cape May County and the state of New Jersey over the July 2012 incident that claimed the life of her husband, Brad, and nearly killed their 7-year-old daughter.

07/24/2014

Dr. Varleisha Gibbs (credit: Lauren Whetzel, University of the Sciences in Philadelphia)

Local Doctor Offers Advice On Keeping Autistic Children Safe Near Water

Keeping autistic children safe near the water is a major issue as drowning is the leading cause of death for them.

07/12/2014

Chopper 3 over the scene of the Tacony Creek on June 30, 2014. (credit: Chopper 3)

Family Calls For Action After 15-Year-Old Drowns In Tacony Creek

Polanco’s family wants more fencing and more strongly worded signs at the spot where he drowned.

07/01/2014

(Opening day of a Philadelphia city pool in 2012.  File photo by KYW's John Ostapkovich)

Local Expert Warns Of Dangers Of Drowning In Summer

Chairman Department of Pediatrics at Abington Memorial Hospital Dr. Steven Shapiro says the statistics are staggering.

06/28/2014

Barbara Gorman guides Jaxin through the water. (Credit: Ian Bush)

Survival Training Meets Six-Month-Olds In The Pool

If there’s a pool around, it could be deadly. So, some kids are getting trained to save themselves — even before they learn to walk.

06/27/2014

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Lifeguards Pull 5-Year-Old To Safety After Near-drowning At Flourtown Pool

Eyewitness Susan Keightly says the child was not submerged and was alert and talking as guards removed him from the pool.

06/25/2014

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Swimmers Take To Pennypack Creek — Despite Warnings

As temperatures rise, CBS 3 cameras found teenagers swimming in the same stretch of Pennypack Creek where two teenage boys died within weeks of each other last summer.

06/17/2014

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Pa. Man Accused Of Killing Wife, Lying About Wreck

A Pennsylvania man is in jail on a homicide charge after police accused him of assaulting, strangling and drowning his wife nearly two years ago and lying about an ATV wreck into a creek to cover up the crime.

03/06/2014

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Man’s Body Pulled Out Of The Brandywine River

Wilmington police say they’ve recovered the body of a man believed to have jumped from a bridge into the Brandywine River.

07/21/2013

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UPDATE: Young Boy Dies Days After Being Pulled From Cobbs Creek Pool

7-year-old Jabriel O’Connor has passed away days after being pulled from a pool in Cobbs Creek, according to Philadelphia Mayor Michael Nutter.

07/21/2013

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New York Man Drowns In Delaware River

The Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area says National Park Service boat operators found the body of 51-year-old Juan Roberto Salomon Delacruz of Brooklyn late Saturday afternoon.

07/21/2013

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UPDATE: Boy On Life Support After Near Drowning Incident At Community Pool In Philadelphia

Police now say a six-year-old boy is on life support a day after a near drowning incident at a community pool in West Philadelphia.

07/19/2013

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