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The Norwegian Breakaway (Photo by Dimitrios Kambouris/Getty Images for Norwegian Cruise Line)

Passenger Speaks Out After 4-Year-Old Boy Drowns On Norwegian Cruise Line Ship

More details are starting to emerge about the drowning of a 4-year-old boy on board a cruise ship that sailed out of Manhattan last week.

02/10/2014

Nicholas Mevoli (credit: Facebook)

Brooklyn Man Dies Trying To Break Freediving Record In The Bahamas

Police in the Bahamas are investigating the drowning of a 32-year-old man from New York who was participating in a free diving tournament.

11/17/2013

Officials say a 16-year-old boy from Brooklyn drowned while swimming at Hessian Lake in Bear Mountain State Park on Monday, June 25, 2013. (credit: CBS 2)

Second Drowning In Less Than 2 Weeks At Bear Mountain State Park

A man drowned while swimming in Bear Mountain State Park this week, in the second deadly incident in a lake in the park in as many weeks.

07/05/2013

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Retired Firefighter Prevents Tragedy, Saves Baby’s Life In Maspeth

A quick thinking retired firefighter prevented a 4th of July tragedy when he saved the life of a 2-year-old who fell in a pool.

07/04/2013

Nicholas Brooks (Photo/Terry Sheridan), Sylvie Cachay (Getty Images)

Defense In Sylvie Cachay Murder Trial Trying To Poke Holes In Cause Of Death Ruling

Nicholas Brooks’ defense hangs on the testimony of noted medical examiner Dr. Charles Wetli. The jury has heard conclusive testimony from the ME that conducted Cachay’s autopsy that the designer was manually strangled and drowned.

07/02/2013

Sylvie Cachay (credit: Frazer Harrison/Getty Images)

ME Testifies Pills Played No Role In Sylvie Cachay’s 2010 Death

Dr. Barbara Sampson told the court that the bruises and the marks on Cachay’s neck and the water found in her lungs showed that Cachay died of manual strangulation and drowning.

06/25/2013

Clean-up continues amongst piles of debris where a large section of the iconic boardwalk was washed away on Nov. 10, 2012 in the heavily damaged Rockaway neighborhood of Queens. (credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Man’s Drowning Is 44th Sandy-Related Death In NYC

A 62-year-old man’s body was found in his trailer home on Rockaway Beach Boulevard in Queens in April. The medical examiner’s office now says he drowned during the Oct. 29 storm.

06/25/2013

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L.I. YMCA Hopes To Prevent Tragedies With Swimming Lessons

A Long Island woman who lost her two children in a drowning accident has launched a call to improve pool safety just in time for swimming season.

06/18/2013

Sylvie Cachay (credit: Frazer Harrison/Getty Images)

Fashion Designer Sylvie Cachay’s Doctor Debunks Defense’s Claim Of Accidental Drowning

The jury heard from Cachay’s personal physician on Tuesday. She told the jury that Cachay was taking five prescription medications at the time of her death for fibromyalgia, a chronic pain condition, and for insomnia.

06/18/2013

Sylvie Cachay (credit: Frazer Harrison/Getty Images)

Fashion Designer Sylvie Cachay’s E-Mails Disclosed In Murder Trial

More details emerged in court Tuesday surrounding the death of fashion designer Sylvie Cachay. Her boyfriend is on trial for her murder at a posh downtown hotel on Dec. 9, 2010.

06/11/2013

Sylvie Cachay (credit: Frazer Harrison/Getty Images)

Friend Of Murdered Fashion Designer Sylvie Cachay Testifies As Trial Continues

In their last conversation, Lisa McHale testified, Cachay told her she had finally broken off the destructive relationship. Cachay’s body was found partially clothed and submerged in a bathtub at Soho House Hotel two days later.

06/10/2013

A makeshift memorial sits outside the Central Islip home of Ralph Knowles, 5, and Sharon Knowles, 7 on Monday, April 15, 2013. Police say the two drowned in a neighbor's pool. (credit: Alex Silverman/WCBS 880)

Police Investigating Drowning Deaths Of L.I. Brother, Sister

A makeshift memorial is growing outside the home of Ralph Knowles, 5, and Sharon Knowles, 7. The two died Sunday after they were pulled from the waters of a neighbor’s uncovered above ground pool in ´╗┐Central Islip,´╗┐ police said.

04/15/2013

Richie Specht

L.I. Couple Who Lost Young Son Works To Pay Generosity Forward

Turning bad into good is the mission of a Long Island couple who suffered tragedy just days before Superstorm Sandy.

04/02/2013

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Church Pastor’s Death In Fairfield Ruled Accidental

Investigators say the death of a church pastor who drowned in a northern New Jersey hotel pool this weekend appears to have been an accident.

09/02/2012

Hudson River (file / credit: Evan Bindelglass/ WCBS 880)

52-Year-Old Man Drowns In Hudson River While Helping Seven-Year-Old Niece

Westchester County police said that the man jumped into the river near Peekskill late on Friday afternoon, as the young girl struggled to hold on to a raft tied to the family’s boat.

08/05/2012

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