• Los Angeles Mar 12

    Man Accused of Driving Sons Off Port Pier Sentenced for ‘Evil and Diabolical' Insurance Fraud Scheme

     A South Bay man was sentenced Thursday to 212 years in federal prison for defrauding insurance companies after driving his two disabled children and ex-wife off a pier at the Port of Los Angeles to collect on accidental death policies, a scheme the judge called “evil and diabolical.”

  • bryant pond Nov 2, 2020

    Maine Warden Service Finds Body of Missing Capsized Kayaker

    The Maine Warden Service said a dive team recovered the body of a kayaker from New York who is presumed to have drowned after going missing in Bryant Pond. The warden service said Yohanna Milad Israel Rizk, 28, of New York City, was kayaking on the rural Maine pond on Sunday when the kayak flipped. The service said Rizk was…

  • bryant pond Nov 2, 2020

    NY Man Likely Drowned at Maine Pond, Search Resumes Monday

    Officials in Maine say they will continue searching Monday for a New York City man who likely drowned after his kayak flipped over Sunday afternoon at a pond in Woodstock. The Maine Warden Service and Woodstock Fire Department used boats to search Bryant Pond on Sunday for 28-year-old Yohanna Milad Israel Rizk, who had gone kayaking there with friends earlier…

  • Echo Lake Oct 11, 2020

    Kayaker Drowns in Franconia, NH: State Police

    A kayaker who apparently fell out of their craft on Echo Lake in Franconia, New Hampshire, was found drowned Saturday, according to authorities. The adult man was initially reported to have fallen from his kayak around 10 a.m. on Saturday, and was still missing at the time, New Hampshire State Police said. He was discovered dead by people in the…

  • Vermont Aug 21, 2020

    5-Year-Old Boy Dies After Being Pulled From Water in Vermont

    A 5-year-old boy has died after being pulled from a reservoir Thursday afternoon in Vermont. State police were called to Little River State Park in Waterbury shortly after 2 p.m. for a report of a missing boy. When troopers arrived, they said rescue personnel were treating Henry Beaird of Burlington. A medical helicopter was called, but Beaird was pronounced dead…

  • Spencer Aug 10, 2020

    Woman Swimming in Spencer Dies in Apparent Drowning, DA Says

    A Massachusetts woman died Sunday in an apparent drowning while swimming in Spencer, Massachusetts, authorities said. Police and fire officials were called about 4:20 p.m. to Stiles Reservoir, where a neighbor had been performing CPR, the Worcester County District Attorney’s office said Monday. First responders took over giving CPR from the neighbor, the district attorney said, and the 48-year-old...

  • drowning Aug 10, 2020

    Connecticut Man Drowns in Pond in Barnstable, Mass.

    A Connecticut man in his 30s drowned at Hathaway’s Pond in Barnstable, Massachusetts Sunday, according to officials. The Barnstable Fire Department drove their 17-foot Boston Whaler to the area of the reported drowning just after 6 p.m. There were initially conflicting reports of the number of people who were missing and the possible involvement of a raft of people,...

  • New Hampshire Aug 8, 2020

    Police: Teenager Drowns While Swimming in NH

    Around 2 p.m., the New Hampshire State Police Marine Patrol responded to a report of an unresponsive swimmer in New Hampton. Officers learned that the 17-year-old boy disappeared from sight while swimming, according to a press release. Friends found the boy underwater, brought him back to shore and performed CPR on him until police arrived.

  • Worcester Aug 5, 2020

    Man Drowns in Mass. Lake, Police Say

    A man drowned in a Massachusetts lake Wednesday, police said. Worcester police said that a 32-year-old drowned in Lake Quinsigamond, which lies between Worcester and Shrewsbury. The circumstances around the man’s death were unclear. Police didn’t give more details, including the man’s identity. Earlier, the Worcester Fire Department said its rescuers had pulled a man from the water of...

  • Massachusetts Aug 3, 2020

    Neighbors Shaken After 4-Year-Old Drowns in Danvers

    Neighbors in Danvers, Massachusetts, say they are shaken after watching rescue crews pull a 4-year-old girl from the river after she drowned Sunday afternoon.

  • Danvers Aug 2, 2020

    4-Year-Old Dies in Apparent Drowning After Wandering Away From Home

    A four-year-old girl who wandered off from her home Sunday afternoon drowned in a nearby river in Danvers, Massachusetts, authorities say.

  • Rhode Island Jul 30, 2020

    Man Dies Trying to Save 3 Teens From Rip Current

    A Rhode Island man apparently drowned after jumping into the water to save three teenagers caught in a rip current, police said. Hoen Chin, 56, of Providence, was visiting Bristol with family and friends on Wednesday, Bristol police Capt. Brian Burke said in a statement. Chin entered the water at about 2:30 p.m. when two 13-year-old youths and one 14-year-old…

  • jacob peabody Jul 25, 2020

    Drowning Victim Identified as 23-Year-Old Taunton Man

    Twenty-three-year-old Jacob Peabody of Taunton, Massachusetts, drowned Friday night at the Ellis Haven Campground in Plymouth, the Plymouth County District Attorney’s Office announced.

  • Cranston Jul 19, 2020

    RI Man Dies From Possible Drowning in Backyard Pool: Police

    A Rhode Island man found floating in a backyard swimming pool late Saturday afternoon was pronounced dead soon after, according to authorities. Cranston police and fire officials responded to the home on Linden Road around 5:30 p.m. for a suspected drowning, where they found the man face down in the pool. Responders quickly jumped in the pool, removing the man…

  • Massachusetts Jul 13, 2020

    4-Year-Old Child Drowns in Southbridge Pool, Worcester DA Says

    A four-year-old child drowned Sunday in a Massachusetts pool, the Worcester County District Attorney announced. It appears to be an accidental drowning in a private pool in Southbridge, according to DA Joseph Early, Jr. The child has not been identified, and no other information was immediately available. Massachusetts State Police detectives and Southbridge police are investigating.

  • East Brunswick Jun 29, 2020

    Mother, Grandfather Drown After Trying to Rescue Girl Who Fell in Pool, Police Say

    A mother and grandfather who drowned in their backyard pool in New Jersey a week ago were trying to rescue an 8-year-old girl who had fallen in, police said.

  • Suffield Jun 13, 2020

    Police ID Man Who Drowned in Connecticut's Congamond Lake

    Police have identified the person who they said accidentally drowned in Congamond Lake on Friday. The Suffield Public Safety Answering Point received a report of a body in the water face down in Congamond Lake on Lakeview Drive in West Suffield around 6:30 p.m. Suffield and Southwick police departments responded to the scene. Investigators said they found 27-year-old Joseph Sullivan,…

  • drowning Jun 13, 2020

    Person Drowns at Connecticut's Congamond Lake

    Suffield Police, along with the Southwick Police Department and Massachusetts State Police, are investigating what they say appears to be an accidental drowning on Congamond Lake. Police said the investigation is in its early stages and more information will be available soon. This is a developing story. Check back for updates.

  • Ayer Feb 2, 2020

    Snowmobiler Recovered From Mass. Pond Dead From Possible Drowning

    A man who had been missing for more than a week was found dead in Ayer, Massachusetts, on Saturday in a case of possible drowning, authorities said. Divers recovered the body of the 49-year-old man from Grove Pond around 4:45 p.m., ending an extensive search, according to Ayer police. A partially frozen snowmobile was also found near the body. The…

  • Rhode Island Oct 1, 2019

    Fisherman Dies After Being Swept Off Rocks in Middletown, RI

    A fisherman has died after being swept off the rocks into the waters off Rhode Island. Rescue crews responded to Sachuest Point National Wildlife Refuge in Middletown at about 8:30 a.m. Tuesday after a witness called 911 to report a man was swept off the rocks while fishing.

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