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Child Found Unresponsive In Pool In New Castle County

Upon arrival, paramedics found the child without a pulse and not breathing.

08/05/2015

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Officials Identify New York Man Who Drowned At Jersey Shore

Ocean County prosecutors say 22-year-old John Crimmins, of Yonkers, was with friends in the ocean off of Mantoloking when he suddenly disappeared from their sight around 2:30 p.m. on Saturday.

07/05/2015

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Man Drowns During July 4th Swim At Jersey Shore

Officials says a man swimming with friends at the Jersey Shore suddenly disappeared, and died after he was found a little while later.

07/04/2015

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Body Of Williamstown High School Student Found In Monroe Township, NJ Lake

Crews had initially been dispatched to the area to search for Boyer on Wednesday, after his friends said he didn’t make it to shore while swimming in the lake.

07/02/2015

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Pre-Teen Boy Drowns Accidentally in French Creek

Pennsylvania state police say the boy slipped on rocks and fell into the fast-moving river in Warwick Township, on Wednesday afternoon.

07/02/2015

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Toddler Dies At Philadelphia Hospital After Being Found Unresponsive In Harrisburg Pool

The child, who wasn’t named by police, was initially taken to Good Samaritan Hospital in Lebanon and then later transferred to Children’s Hospital in Philadelphia.

06/18/2015

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Former Daycare Operator Pleads Guilty To Manslaughter In Drowning Death Of 7-Year-Old Boy

A former Philadelphia Daycare operator has pleaded guilty to manslaughter in the drowning death of a seven-year-old boy in a dirty in-ground backyard pool.

12/18/2014

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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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