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4-Year-Old Boy Drowns In Pool During Backyard Barbecue On Long Island

Justin McConville was found at the bottom of a 4-foot above-ground pool at 7:11 p.m., police said.


(credit: Bronx River Alliance)

Extra Security Measures Taken At Starlight Park After Drownings

New York Parks Commissioner Mitchell Silver says they’ve gone to extra lengths to ensure safety.


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Long Island Woman Found Dead In Backyard Pool

Karen Gabrielsen, 50, was found unconscious and not breathing in Holbrook.


Divers work to rescue two 13-year-old boys from the Bronx River on Friday, June 20. (Credit: CBS 2)

Joint Funeral Service Held For Cousins Who Died After Jumping Into Bronx River

It was an open casket service for 13-year-olds Wellington Gavin and Erikson Villa.


Mayor Michael Bloomberg (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Michael Bloomberg’s Foundation Donates $10M To Prevent Drownings In Bangladesh

Former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg’s foundation is donating $10 million to a program aimed at preventing the drowning of Bangladeshi children who may be improperly supervised while their parents are at work.


Dr. Angela Beale gets kids swimming at an early age. (Credit: Dr. Angela Beale)

Adelphi Instructor: Get Kids Swimming At An Early Age

An instructor at Adelphi University is working to end drowning tragedies by urging parents to get their children into the water at an early age.


Lifeguards on Long Island beach

Nassau County Officials Advising Water Safety

As the summer approaches and families return to the pools and beaches, Nassau County officials are advising families to take precautions.


A man and woman are dead after their SUV crashed into a lake at Harriman State Park in Tuxedo, N.Y. on August 18, 2010.

Man, Woman Found Dead After SUV Rolls Into NY Lake

A man and woman are dead after their SUV crashed into a lake at a state park north of New York City.