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.
Keeping autistic children safe near the water is a major issue as drowning is the leading cause of death for them.
Polanco’s family wants more fencing and more strongly worded signs at the spot where he drowned.
Chairman Department of Pediatrics at Abington Memorial Hospital Dr. Steven Shapiro says the statistics are staggering.
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.
Eyewitness Susan Keightly says the child was not submerged and was alert and talking as guards removed him from the pool.
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.
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.
Wilmington police say they’ve recovered the body of a man believed to have jumped from a bridge into the Brandywine River.
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.
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.
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.
Police in Berkeley Township received a call about a swimmer in distress in Fischer’s Pit around 8:44 p.m. on July 2nd.
The study looked at data from 117 deaths captured by American Red Cross mortality tracking during the time period from October 28 to November 30, 2012.
The death of an elderly Philadelphia-area women whose body was recovered from the Delaware River has been ruled an accidental drowning.