• Connecticut River September 9, 2022 9:19 am

    Missing Hiker Found in Connecticut River: State Police

    A missing hiker’s body was found Thursday in the Connecticut River, and New Hampshire officials are investigating it as a possible drowning. According to New Hampshire State Police, the hiker was reported missing around 11:30 a.m. Thursday to the police department in Norwich, Vermont. Authorities learned the hiker, who had been staying at a hostel near Route 5 and the…

  • water safety August 29, 2022 2:41 pm

    2-Year-Old Drowns at Home Swimming Pool in Maine, Police Say

    A toddler drowned at a home’s swimming pool in Maine this weekend, officials said. The 2-year-old was found unresponsive at a swimming pool in Auburn Saturday, but the child died despite first responders’ efforts to keep them alive, according to the Auburn police and fire departments. Investigators believe the child drowned accidentally, but the death is under investigation by...

  • Rhode Island July 31, 2022 6:55 pm

    2 Men Drown in Rhode Island Pond

    Two men drowned at Phelps Pond in West Greenwich, Rhode Island on Friday night. Police responded to reports of two swimmers who were unresponsive around 8:30 p.m. The two men were quickly found under about eight feet of water, WJAR reports. They were taken to nearby Kent Hospital where they were pronounced dead. Emergency crews rescued a third person who…

  • drowning July 21, 2022 8:40 am

    92-Year-Old Man Drowns in NH Lake

    A 92-year-old man was pronounced dead after being pulled Wednesday afternoon from a New Hampshire lake. The New Hampshire State Police Marine Patrol said Wednesday evening that responders were called to Squam Lake in Sandwich around 4 p.m. for a possible drowning. Crews performed CPR on the man, identified as William Duryea of Exeter, but he was pronounced dead on…

  • New Hampshire July 8, 2022 9:34 pm

    Woman Drowns in NH River, Police Say

    A woman died after going into a New Hampshire river Thursday afternoon, authorities said Friday. New Hampshire State Police said its marine unit responded around 4 p.m. alongside local police and fire crews to Salmon Falls River in Rochester. The responders pulled the woman from the water and performed CPR. The woman, identified Friday as 40-year-old Doreen Allen of Rochester,…

  • Water Rescue July 5, 2022 12:31 pm

    3 Men Presumed Dead After Attempted Rescue of 8-Year-Old in California River

    Three men are missing and presumed dead in California after a child was caught in a river current and they swam out in an attempt to rescue him, authorities said.

  • water safety June 30, 2022 7:11 pm

    Hero 10-Year-Old Twins Save Dad From Drowning Using CPR They Saw in Movies

    When Alabama dad Brad Hassig lost consciousness in the family pool, his young sons and a neighbor saved his life.

  • baby products June 30, 2022 1:12 pm

    FDA Warns Parents Not to Use Baby Neck Floats After 1 Death, Injury Reported

    The FDA said risks of baby neck floats “include death due to drowning and suffocation, strain, and injury to a baby’s neck.”

  • pool safety June 22, 2022 4:13 pm

    What to Do If Someone Is Drowning

    Nearly 4,000 people die from drowning every year in the U.S., and here’s what the U.S. Swim School Association and the American Red Cross say you should do if someone is drowning.

  • Newburyport June 10, 2022 9:56 am

    RAW VIDEO: Update on Search for Missing Boy, 6, in Merrimack River

    Newburyport Fire Chief Christopher LeClaire gives the latest update on the fishing incident that left a woman dead and her 6-year-old son missing in the Merrimack River.

  • cary street club June 7, 2022 6:07 pm

    Woman, 22, Drowns in Nahant Pool, Police Say

    The woman’s name has not been released.

  • Massachusetts June 8, 2022 6:00 pm

    22-Year-Old Woman Who Died in Drowning at Nahant Pool Identified

    A 22-year-old woman who died after an apparent drowning at a pool in Nahant, Massachusetts, on Tuesday has been identified. Nahant police and fire officials responded to the Cary Street Club around 3 p.m. Tuesday after receiving a 911 call about an unresponsive woman. The woman, who was identified Wedneday as Elke Noblesse, was taken to Salem Hospital where she…

  • Brookline May 31, 2022 1:27 am

    4-Year-Old Boy Drowns in Brookline Pool on Memorial Day

    A 4-year-old boy drowned at a pool in Brookline, Massachusetts, on Memorial Day, police announced. According to Brookline police, the boy was swimming with several children in the pool when the drowning happened, and several adults were “in very close proximity.” First responders were called to the Prescott Street home after the little boy was found unresponsive in the water…

  • Massachusetts May 27, 2022 8:59 am

    Mass. Officials Urge Safety in the Water This Summer

    With the unofficial start of summer quickly approaching, the water becomes a big attraction to cool off, and anyone can disappear in a second. “Very nerve-wracking,” said Natasha Cacciatore, a mom of two. “You hear horror stories every summer, it’s one of my biggest fears.” Safety around the water is something she thinks about all the time. “We play...

  • New Hampshire May 3, 2022 9:16 pm

    Man's Body Recovered Nearly Month After He Went Missing While Fishing With Friends: NH State Police

    Authorities have recovered the body of a man who went underwater and never resurfaced while he was fishing with friends in early April in Monroe, New Hampshire, state police announced. New Hampshire Fish and Game officers found a deceased man along the shores of the Connecticut River in Monroe around 3:45 p.m. Tuesday, state police said. Fish and game officers,…

  • Vermont April 19, 2022 11:48 pm

    2 Mass. Kayakers Drown in Vt., Police Say

    The bodies of two Massachusetts men were pulled from a Vermont lake Tuesday, according to police. Authorities say the victims, identified as 29-year-old Nicholas Samuels of Weston and 27-year-old Aidan Connolly of Boston’s Roslindale neighborhood, were in a kayak on Seymour Lake in Morgan when the water became choppy due to Tuesday’s storms. Vermont State Police said members of...

  • New Hampshire April 8, 2022 1:15 pm

    Man Fishing With Friends Near Nine Island Likely Drowned: NH State Police

    A man who was fishing with two friends Wednesday afternoon near Nine Island in Monroe, New Hampshire, went underwater and never resurfaced, state police announced. New Hampshire State Police said the search for the man was suspended Wednesday evening, but multiple agencies would resume Thursday morning. It is being investigated as a probable drowning. Police identified the man Friday as…

  • Worcester March 29, 2022 7:32 pm

    Family of Officer Who Drowned Trying to Save Teen Seeks to Prevent Future Tragedies

    When Worcester police officer Manny Familia drowned trying to save a 14-year-old boy last summer it hit his family hard. “Coming to grips with the fact that we had lost Manny has been the hardest task my family has had to endure,” Elvin Familia, Manny’s brother, told NBC10 Boston & NECN. They turned their sorrow into action, creating the...

  • New Hampshire March 14, 2022 8:28 am

    Man Dies After Pickup Truck Falls Through Ice on NH Pond

    A New Hampshire man died Sunday morning when the pickup truck he was riding in broke through the ice on a pond in Moultonborough. New Hampshire State Police said they were notified of a possible drowning on Berry Pond shortly after 8:15 a.m. Troopers learned a Chevrolet Silverado, with two people inside, broke through the ice, and only the driver…

  • Massachusetts September 25, 2021 1:37 pm

    Duxbury Man Accused of Murder Indicted by Grand Jury

    A Duxbury, Massachusetts, man accused of killing his father in June was indicted by a grand jury in Plymouth on Friday by a grand jury in Plymouth on Friday, according to District Attorney Timothy J. Cruz. Jack Callahan, 19, allegedly dunked the head of his 57-year-old father, Scott Callahan, in a pond in a bid to baptize him and rid him...

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