The AtlanticThe Atlantic Daily: With Enough IntensityThe AtlanticHe wasn't just worried about gusts shattering windows, or sheets of rain drowning highways—that's far from unusual near his home in Broward County, where extreme weather verges on routine, and patches of US-1 are regularly submerged. Ransom, the ...
Miami HeraldWhy is this Florida man chest deep in swamp water? Because the Glades are drowningMiami HeraldThe Francis S. Taylor Wildlife Management Area, which covers 1,125 square miles in western Miami-Dade and Broward counties, has been shut down since mid June. Tree islands that .... “Deer and rabbits can all swim away,” he said. “Trees […]
Milwaukee Journal SentinelA Mexican vacation, a mysterious death, and now endless questions for Wisconsin familyMilwaukee Journal SentinelA Pewaukee family traveled to an all-inclusive resort in Playa del Carmen in January. Their two college kids wound up unconscious, face down in the pool within two hours. Twenty-year-old Abbey died. Wochit.and more »
Sun SentinelDelray man's murder trial to start in case of best friend's drowningSun SentinelAttorneys for Durham contend he is wrongly accused because Peak, a career criminal, was on his own when he drowned trying to avoid capture after the white Volkswagen Passat landed in the water. Also, Durham's girlfriend had “loaned” him the car earlier ...
Palm Beach PostFamily sues Palm Beach County over son's 2015 drowning deathPalm Beach PostA view from a bridge at Dubois Park in Jupiter where Edwin Castañon, 15, of Broward County was swimming with friends near the lagoon on Aug. 7, 2015 when he disappeared underwater. According to Palm Beach County Fire Rescue officials, callers ...and more »
Sun SentinelOlympic stars help promote swim safetySun SentinelOlympic athletes recently visited the International Swimming Hall of Fame in Fort Lauderdale to encourage locals to dive into swim lessons. Water skills reduce the risk of drowning by 88 percent. The city was one of five stops in the Colorado Springs ...and more »
Local 10USA Swimming Foundation helps South Florida children get free, reduced swim lessonsLocal 10FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. - There's a nationwide push for parents to forget about floaties in order to make sure their children know how to swim. Five children this year have drowned in Broward County and the number is even greater at the […]