Sunset Police arrested a woman Friday afternoon for allegedly trying to drown her three children. She's now in the St. Landry Parish Jail charged with Second Degree Attempted Murder, while police said her children are safe in State custody.
It started last December when police said 31-year-old Hailey Schramm... more »
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) - A father and son have drowned on a Memphis lake after the son accidentally fell out of their boat and the father jumped in to save him. Memphis Fire Department officials told WMC-TV the two had been fishing on Coro Lake Sunday night when the accident... more »
A horrific story out of Acadia Parish where a twelve year old boy drowned.
It was shortly after noon Sunday, when police responded to a call of a boy falling into a "water pit," near Edwards and Hoffpauir Streets in Rayne. His body was recovered a short time later... more »
SHREVEPORT, La. (AP) - Officials in northwest Louisiana plan to hold a news conference Tuesday to release more details about the deaths of six teenagers who drowned in the Red River after stepping off a ledge from shallow water into a chasm about 20 feet deep. Shreveport Assistant Fire Chief... more »
MOSCOW (Reuters) - Dozens of Russians, many of them drunk, are drowning daily as they head to water to escape a heatwave, an emergencies ministry official said on Wednesday.
Vodka-drinking groups -- some with small children -- can be seen at lakes and ponds in and around the Russian... more »
JONESVILLE, La. (AP) - Authorities say two Catahoula Parish fishermen apparently drowned in the Black River. Concordia Parish Sheriff Randy Maxwell tells The Natchez Democrat that the bodies of bodies of Kevin Posey and Michael Mason were recovered Sunday morning. Maxwell said the two men, both of whom were 46,... more »
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - Baton Rouge police say a 45-year-old woman and a 2-year-old boy drowned in a swimming pool. Capt. Carl Kelley said officers and firefighters responded to a call for help at 7:28 p.m. Tuesday. When the officers arrived, Kelley tells The Advocate that the woman and... more »