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Teen Drowns After Being Tied To A Shopping Cart And Pushed Into A Lake

Georgia officials say an 18-year-old drowned just hours after graduating high school when he was tied to a shopping cart and pushed into a lake as part of a game with friends.

05/26/2014

Drowning replaces traffic accidents as the leading cause of accidental deaths for boys age 1-4; second leading cause for girls in that age group. (Getty Images)

Study: Drowning A Leading Cause Of Accidental Deaths For Young Children

Drowning replaces traffic accidents as the leading cause of accidental deaths for boys age 1-4; second leading cause for girls in that age group.

04/15/2014

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Police: Usher’s Son Nearly Drowns In Atlanta Pool

ATLANTA (AP/WAOK) – Authorities say the son of Grammy-winning R&B singer Usher Raymond nearly drowned in an Atlanta pool on Monday. Atlanta police spokesman Carlos Campos said in a report Tuesday that  5-year-old Usher Raymond […]

WAOK-AM–08/06/2013

Republican governors scored easy political points by rejecting President Barack Obama's plan to enroll more poor people in government health insurance. . (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Georgia Man Dies Weeks After Rescuing Girl From Creek

A northwest Georgia man paralyzed after diving into a creek to save a 4-year-old girl from drowning nearly three weeks ago has died from complications resulting from his injuries, authorities said Friday.

06/29/2013

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Deadly Summer In Local Waters

COLUMBUS, Ga. (AP) — Authorities say another man has drowned in the Chattahoochee River, marking the fifth such death in the Columbus area within a month. Columbus police Lt. Warren Dunlap said the 54-year-old man […]

WAOK-AM–09/05/2012

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Another Drowning In Lake Lanier

ATLANTA (AP) — Emergency crews have ended their second day of a search for a man who went missing after jumping from a sailboat into Lake Lanier. Hall County officials spent Sunday using sonar to […]

08/20/2012

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Two More People Drown In Georgia Lakes

TALLULAH FALLS, Ga. (AP/WAOK) — Two more people have died from drowning in Georgia. Authorities say a teenage boy drowned while swimming with friends in a northeast Georgia lake in the Tallulah Falls area Monday. Rabun County […]

WAOK-AM–08/07/2012

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Boy Drowns in Apartment Complex Pool

CUMMING, Ga. (AJC/ WAOK) – A Forsyth County boy is dead after being pulled from an apartment complex pool,  by his father.    According to the Forsyth County Sheriff’s Office, 7-year-old Stephon Alston of Cumming was […]

WAOK-AM–07/30/2012

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Man Drowns At Lake Lanier

FORSYTH COUNTY – (WAOK/AJC)  -  Forsyth County authorities say rescue teams pulled a 44- year old man from Lake Lanier Thursday afternoon,   who was later pronounced dead at a local hospital.   Emergency crews responded to a […]

WAOK-AM–07/26/2012

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Body Of Teen Found In Lake Lanier

BUFORD, Ga. (AP) — Authorities say search crews have found a 13-year-old boy who has been missing since the boating accident that killed his 9-year-old brother nine days ago on Lake Lanier. Hall County Sheriff’s […]

WAOK-AM–06/28/2012

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