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.
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 […]
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.
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
Rialto, Ca (MetroNet/WAOK)- There is word that Rodney King may have been drinking and smoking marijuana in the hours before his death Sunday morning. According to celebrity website TMZ.com, King’s fiancée, Cynthia Kelley, gave that information to the […]