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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Turning bad into good is the mission of a Long Island couple who suffered tragedy just days before Superstorm Sandy.
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.
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.
The 40-year-old transmission mechanic and father of four from the Bronx gave everything to push his struggling sons back to shallow water. The boys’ memories are a jangle of haunting images.