• New Hampshire August 22, 2023 8:32 am

    Mass. man drowns trying to rescue wife, step-son from fast-moving NH river

    A 37-year-old Massachusetts man died while trying to rescue his wife and step-son from a fast-moving river in New Hampshire on Sunday afternoon.

  • Massachusetts August 16, 2023 11:05 pm

    North Shore mourning loss of Lynn mom who drowned trying to save son

    Melissa Bagley was married to a lieutenant in the Everett Police Department. She died trying to save their 10-year-old son.

  • New Hampshire August 16, 2023 11:17 pm

    Massachusetts mom drowns trying to save son during New Hampshire hiking trip, police say

    A family hiking trip in New Hampshire turned into a tragedy for a Massachusetts family on Tuesday, when a mother drowned trying to save one of her children, police say

  • Boston August 15, 2023 11:11 pm

    Elderly woman dies in apparent drowning during supervised trip to Boston beach

    State police said the woman was part of a private adult day care program and was at Pleasure Bay Beach with a group for a supervised trip.

  • drowning August 15, 2023 3:13 pm

    3-year-old nearly drowned in Berkley, expected to recover

    A 3-year-old boy came close to drowning in a pool in Berkley, Massachusetts, on Sunday, but is expected to make a full recovery thanks in part to the quick actions of dispatchers and first responders. On Sunday, at approximately 4:45 p.m., firefighters and police officers responded to multiple 911 calls from a Pine Street residence. The reports from the Berkley…

  • New Jersey August 3, 2023 10:08 am

    Father drowns in NJ river after rescuing his three kids: Police

    Emergency rescue crews pulled the body of a father out from a New Jersey canal on Wednesday evening after responding to a distress call. Franklin Township officials said the 42-year-old South River man had gone into the Millstone River around 2:15 p.m. to help his children get out after becoming “distressed.” “The victim went into the water to help, pulled…

  • Water Rescue July 28, 2023 6:20 pm

    Search for CT teen who went swimming at RI beach now a recovery mission

    A New London teenager is missing after going swimming at a Rhode Island beach and the rescue mission is now a recovery mission. Authorities say that a family of 12 had gone swimming after hours at Dunes Park Beach Thursday night. Of the 12, a 15-year-old did not make it out of the water. “There’s a strong current around the…

  • Rhode Island July 21, 2023 9:54 am

    Family remembers man who drowned saving strangers at RI beach: ‘He had a heart of gold'

    A man who drowned this week while trying to rescue two young swimmers in Narragansett, Rhode Island, is being remembered as a selfless hero who had a heart of gold. Idmael Elmonus died Tuesday in the water at Scarborough State Beach after he rushed in to help a 17-year-old and 20-year-old who were struggling in the water, NBC affiliate WJAR…

  • Cape Cod July 14, 2023 4:12 pm

    Man, 94, dead after being pulled from water on Cape Cod, authorities say

    A 94-year-old man pulled from an inlet Wednesday on Cape Cod was pronounced dead, according to officials. The incident happened in an inlet between Port Way and Starboard Way, which are connected by Surfside Road in Dennis, Massachusetts. Police and fire crews responded around 5:45 p.m., the Cape and Islands District Attorney’s Office said. First responders pulled the victim,...

  • Maine July 10, 2023 7:51 am

    Maine dad drowns trying to rescue his daughters

    A man drowned this weekend while trying to rescue his daughters from a pond in Union, Maine, officials said. Henry Brooks, 46, of Hope, was at Seven Tree Pond on Saturday afternoon with his son and two daughters when the tragedy occurred, the Maine Warden Service said, according to NBC affiliate News Center Maine. Brooks was watching his 12- and…

  • Vermont July 5, 2023 12:39 am

    20-year-old drowns while swimming on Fourth of July in Bolton, Vt.

    A 20-year-old from Connecticut died on the Fourth of July while swimming in Bolton, Vermont, state police said. Troopers responded to the Bolton Potholes after receiving a call around 4:30 p.m. regarding an apparent drowning at the swimming area. Investigators say it appears Samuel Paprin, of Greenwich, had been caught in the rapids while swimming and became unresponsive. Paprin was…

  • Greenwich July 4, 2023 10:21 pm

    Conn. man drowns while swimming in Vermont on Fourth of July

    A Connecticut man drowned while swimming in Bolton, Vermont on the Fourth of July, police said. Vermont State Police said they were notified of an apparent drowning that happened at approximately 4:30 p.m. Officers responded to Bolton Potholes and found a man who was caught in the rapids while swimming. The man was unresponsive and taken to a nearby hospital…

  • Florida March 21, 2023 9:15 am

    2 Missing Florida Boaters Found Dead in Lake Near Winter Haven

    Authorities say they’ve recovered the bodies of two boaters, nearly two days after they went missing in an accident on a Florida lake near the Legoland theme park. The Polk County Sheriff’s Office says the bodies of Orlando Ortiz and Jeffrey Marrero were located Monday in Lake Eloise. Officials say the two men jumped into the Winter Haven lake on...

  • missing persons March 20, 2023 1:13 pm

    WATCH: Authorities Search for Boaters Missing in Florida Lake

    Polk County Sheriff Grady Judd said at a news conference that the two men had jumped into Lake Eloise to save a third person from their group.

  • Massachusetts November 6, 2022 1:11 am

    Mass. Teen Helps Rescue Man From Water Near TD Garden

    18-year-old Finn Conner shared his story with NBC10 Boston on Saturday, one day after he jumped into action following the Celtics game he attended with his dad.

  • 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,…

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