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Father and son perish in canoe mishap off South San Francisco

South San Francisco - A father and son drowned Tuesday in San Francisco Bay when their canoe capsized near Oyster Point in South San Francisco.

New bride falls into river and drowns at wedding photo shoot

Montreal - She wanted to be photographed in her wedding dress one last time, but as the newlywed bride posed beside the Ouareau River in Quebec, she lost her footing on the slippery rocks and was swept away by the river current.

Elderly couple drown while rescuing pet from lake

Westfield - A Massachusetts elderly couple, 64-year-old Donald and 61-year-old Patricia Cyr, drowned after jumping into Hampton Ponds near Westfield. They were attempting to rescue their dog Sadie, a little West Highland white terrier, who had jumped into the lake.

Police arrest teen who abused Team GB diver Tom Daley on Twitter

Dorset Police say they have arrested a teenager after the Twitter user @Rileyy_69 accused Team GB diver Tom Daley of letting down his father, who had recently passed away. The teen also threatened to drown Daley in a swimming pool.

270 Libyan refugees feared drowned

Tunisia’s state news agency said that between 200 and 270 people are missing in the Mediterranean. The boat that was carrying them to Europe, illegally, broke down.

Woman drowns eight cats in baby bath

Bicester - A woman who drowned eight cats in a baby bath at her home in the UK claimed that she killed the animals because she couldn’t afford the phone call to have them rescued.

Body of Dead Toddler's Father Found

This afternoon, off the West Sussex coast, the body of a man was discovered and later confirmed as the missing father of the two year-old little boy who was found floating in the English Channel Sunday evening.

Black Sea Dolphins Try to Drown Drunken Swimmer

It would seem that dolphins don't like drunks very much either.

How could a woman drown in her own basement?

Trapped in her basement recording studio, Kate Fleming drowns in her own home.

Couple Feared dead after trying to save dog

Investigators are still looking for a couple feared to have drown after jumping into a river to save a pet dog.

German Executive Dies In Whirlpool Bath

A German executive died in a whirlpool bath at a Singapore apartment after being sucked to the bottom.

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SMALL TOWN: Postcard image shows Newport Boulevard in Costa Mesa in the 1950s.
SMALL TOWN: Postcard image shows Newport Boulevard in Costa Mesa in the 1950s.
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