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Cancer doesn't stop local attorney from swimming his dream

In 2010, Bill Shipp was diagnosed with prostate cancer. In 2014, he swam the English Channel.

Friday - 10/10/2014, 11:21am EDT

Tags: Randi Martin, bill shipp, english channell, cancer

Michael Phelps charged with drunken driving

Olympic swimmer Michael Phelps has been charged with drunken driving in Baltimore, according to the Maryland Transportation Authority Police department.

Tuesday - 09/30/2014, 04:12pm EDT

Tags: Michael Phelps, police, drunken driving,

Rockville girl dies after pool rescue

A Rockville girl has died after she was rescued from a local swimming pool Tuesday and now Montgomery County police are investigating the 8-year-old's death.

Thursday - 07/24/2014, 12:54pm EDT

Tags: Rockville, Md., Rockville Swim Center, police, child death,

Swimming advisory issued for Newport News beach

Thursday - 07/10/2014, 08:30am EDT

Tags: Newport News

Type of drowning kills hours after submersion

What many parents may not realize is there is a form of drowning that's deceptive and kills over time.

Wednesday - 06/18/2014, 06:06am EDT

Tags: Paula Wolfson, drowning, health, water, children, parenting

Water rescue for missing swimmer suspended

A 19-year-old went underwater and didn't come up for air.

Wednesday - 06/04/2014, 09:45pm EDT

Tags: Tridelphia Reservoir, Pete Piringer

Do you know how to swim? Really?

Two towns in Maryland -- Upper Marlboro and Towson -- are among 50 nationwide that have the highest drowning rates.

Friday - 05/23/2014, 04:55am EDT

Tags: Michelle Murillo, water safety, Red Cross

Virginia man dies while swimming in Michigan lake

Authorities say an Alexandria, Va., man has died while swimming in a Traverse City-area lake in Michigan.

Saturday - 07/27/2013, 01:59pm EDT

Tags: drowning

Local kids aim for record books by learning to swim

Prince George's County children packed into the Rollingham-Chillum Splash Pool Tuesday to take part in a world-wide swim lesson.

Wednesday - 06/19/2013, 10:11am EDT

Tags: USA Swimming, water safety, Paula Wolfson

Anne Arundel County advises residents to stay out of water

Anne Arundel County health officials are telling beachgoers to stay out of the water this weekend because of high levels of bacteria.

Saturday - 06/08/2013, 05:02pm EDT

Tags: Anne Arundel County,

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