Drowning

Bridge over Croton Reservoir (credit: CBS 2)

Man Dies When Rowboat Overturns In Putnam County Reservoir

A man has died – apparently drowning when the rowboat he was in overturned in a reservoir in Putnam County, according to the New York City Department of Environmental Protection.

08/19/2014

Home/day care facility in Staten Island where child drowned in pool on July 24, 2014 (Credit: Carol D'Auria/1010 WINS)

3-Year-Old Drowns In Staten Island Pool

The incident happened at around 5:30 p.m. at the Mother Bird Day Care Center, located at 51 Maple Pkwy.

07/24/2014

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Suffolk Police Chief Offers Tips On Backyard Pool Safety

The recent near-drowning of a toddler has prompted Suffolk officials to remind residents of backyard pool safety precautions that can be taken at all times.

07/23/2014

Devices like the iSwimband can connect to smartphone apps and make it easier for parents to monitor children while they swim. (Credit: CBS 2)

Potentially Life-Saving App Gives Parents Peace Of Mind During Summer Swimming Season

Swim season is in full swing, but taking your eyes off of your children for even a second can lead to tragedy.

07/16/2014

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Woman Dead, Toddler Hospitalized Following Separate Swimming Pool Incidents On Long Island

A woman is dead and a toddler has been hospitalized following separate drowning incidents on Long Island.

07/13/2014

Prospect Park Lake (Credit: Jim Smith/WCBS 880)

Brooklyn Borough President, Nonprofit Urge Swimming Safety After Drowning

In the wake of the drowning death of a toddler in Prospect Park, Brooklyn Borough President Eric Adams and a nonprofit swimming education group have joined together to urge proper water safety.

07/07/2014

A police cruiser passes by in Times Square (Photo by Chris Hondros/Getty Images)

Bronx Man Faces Charges In Connection With Death Of 14-Month-Old Daughter

Castillano’s 14-month-old daughter died in May after nearly drowning in the bathtub of her family’s Selwyn Avenue apartment.

06/14/2014

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

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