• Toddler dies in northern Va. pool incident

    WOODBRIDGE, Va. (AP) — Prince William County police say they’re investigating the apparently accidental drowning of a 20-month-old girl in a family swimming pool in Woodbridge. Police said Wednesday that officers were called Tuesday afternoon…

  • Md. man drowns in Assateague surf

    ASSATEAGUE, Md. (AP) — Park authorities say a beachgoer has drowned after going for a late-night swim at the Assateague Island National Seashore. Liz Davis, a spokeswoman for the national park, says 28-year-old Oniruddo Paul…

  • Boy drowns on birthday in Baltimore County lake

    A 13-year-old boy on a camping outing with a Silver Spring-based
    camp drowned Friday afternoon in a lake at the Oregon Ridge.

  • Coast Guard says drownings are up in 5th District

    PORTSMOUTH, Va. (AP) — The U.S. Coast Guard 5th District is emphasizing safety on the water following 40 drownings that occurred from northern New Jersey to southern North Carolina this summer. A statement from the…

  • 7-year-old girl drowns in lake in Spotsylvania Co.

    SPOTSYLVANIA, Va. (AP) — Police say a 7-year-old girl has drowned in a lake at a subdivision in western Spotsylvania County. The Spotsylvania County Sheriff’s Office says in a news release that the child disappeared…

  • Spotsylvania girl drowns during holiday festivities

    Celebration turns to tragedy for one family on this Independence Day. A 7 year old girl drowned in Spotsylvania, Virginia while waiting to see a fireworks show at Lake Wilderness.

  • Virginia Tech wrestler drowns in former quarry

    BLACKSBURG, Va. (AP) — A Virginia Tech wrestler has drowned while swimming in a former quarry in Blacksburg. A news release posted on the Virginia Tech athletics website says 21-year-old Darren Hankins died in a…

  • Crews recover body of missing swimmer

    COCKEYSVILLE, Md. (AP) — Baltimore County crews have recovered the body of a man who disappeared while swimming at the Beaver Dam Swim Club in Cockeysville. WBAL-TV (http://bit.ly/1lIomdG ) reports that police divers removed the…

  • Man found dead in Salisbury, Md., park drowned

    SALISBURY, Md. (AP) — Authorities say drowning has been ruled the cause of death of a 25-year-old Salisbury man found dead in the east branch of the Wicomico River in Salisbury City Park. Police said…

  • 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.

  • Body of missing girl, 11, found in Md. river; apparent drowning

    The body of a missing 11-year-old girl was found in the Wicomico River on Sunday afternoon.

  • Md. man found dead in Va.’s Opequon Creek

    Frederick County officials say a man has been found dead in his car in Opequon Creek after he apparently tried calling 911 to report his car was filling with water.

  • 4-year-old boy dies at Glen Burnie birthday party

    Anne Arundel County police have reported the death of a 4-year-old boy in what they are calling a \”tragic accident\” in Glen Burnie on Saturday afternoon.

  • Police: Man drowns in Centennial Lake

    Howard County police believe a man slipped on ice, fell into Centennial Lake and drowned on Sunday morning.

  • Va. mother and daughter ID’d in Fourth of July drowning

    Prince William County police have identified the mother and daughter who drowned in the Montclair area of the county on July 4.