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Victoria: Life and death in our public pools

Photo Caption: Nick O’Leary helped rescue a swimmer drowning in the lane next to him at the Melbourne Sports and Aquatic Centre Photo: Ken Irwin

School drownings rare, but not unprecedented

The recent drowning of a St. Louis Park seventh grader in his school’s swimming pool was a rare incident, but not unprecedented.

UCSB Student Dies During Swim Practice at Santa Barbara High School

A 19-year-old UCSB student has died after he was found unresponsive at the bottom of the Santa Barbara High School pool Monday morning.

Man submerged 10 minutes is revived

STOCKTON - The Stockton Fire Department water rescue team pulled a man from the Stockton Deep Water Channel at Weber Point on Friday afternoon and was able to revive him after he had been submerged fo

Teacher charged in school pool drowning due in court

DETROIT — An instructor criminally charged in the drowning death of a teenage boy in a high school pool faces a court hearing Wednesday.

Kennebunkport Firefighters complete Ice Rescue training

Firefighters and EMS personnel from the Kennebunkport Fire Department and Kennebunkport Emergency Medical Services (KEMS) participated in a Lifesaving Resources' Ice Rescue training course on March 12

Royal Canadian Air Force rewriting rules after rescuer's drowning death in icy Arctic waters

The Royal Canadian Air Force is considering a rewrite of its rules for high-risk search-and-rescue missions following the investigation of a dramatic Arctic rescue in which one of its members died.

NY woman dies trying to rescue her dogs from river

GLENS FALLS, N.Y. — Authorities say a woman who tried to rescue her dogs from the upper Hudson River has died after she broke through the ice and was pulled from the water by a firefighter.

Drowning Man Prepares To Sue His Rescuers

In America’s increasingly litigious culture, it is truer than ever that no good deed goes unpunished.

Hot tub 911 call

NEWTON, Kansas — A young girl is recovering after a near drowning in a hot tub at a hotel in Newton. The accident provides a warning that parents need to know.