CBS4's Gary Nelson speaks via Skype with cruise passenger Gary Terry after he and his family witnessed a woman fall overboard. (Source: CBS4)

Exclusive: Family Appalled By Carnival’s Response To Woman Overboard

Three passengers that just returned from a 7-day cruise on the Carnival Glory is telling a horrifying tale after witnessing another passenger drown after falling overboard before ship crews could respond in time.


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YMCA Brings Free Swim Lessons To Pool In Wake Of Tragic Drowning

The Sunshine State loses more children under the age of five to drowning than any other state in the country. That alarming statistic, and the importance of learning to swim, had many parents taking advantage of free swimming lessons Wednesday.


Inakesha Armour  (Source: Broward Sheriff's Office)

Mother Accused Of Trying To Kill Baby Told Police She Suffers From Postpartum Depression

A Miramar woman was taken into custody and arrested after her three-month old son nearly drown. Inakesha Armour has been charged with two counts of attempted murder.


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Long After The Splashing Subsides, Children Can Still Fall Victim To Drowning

Health care professionals warn secondary drowning, or dry drowning, can also be deadly if not caught in time.


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Broward Aims To Prevent Child Drowning Deaths With Water SMART Website

In South Florida, where water is everywhere and swimming is a popular pastime, the drowning statistics for children is high: every year an average of eight children lost their lives to drowning in Broward County.



Swimming Safety Is Key Over Summer Months

School is nearly out for the summer in South Florida and that means more time at the beach and in the pool. But all that time in and around water leads to a higher risk of drowning for everyone, especially children. That’s why officials are encouraging all residents, especially parents and caregivers, to take precautions to prevent drowning for young children.


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Toddler Nearly Drowns In Lauderhill Pool

A 1-year old girl is in the hospital after she nearly drowned in a Lauderhill pool on Sunday.


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Police Investigating Apparent Drowning Of 3-Year-Old In Coral Springs

Police are investigating an apparent drowning of a three-year-old boy at a home in Coral Springs.


A man suspected of shoplifting at Dadeland Mall died after he tried to escape from police.
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Shoplifting Suspect Dies After Jumping In Canal

A man suspected of shoplifting at Dadeland Mall died after he tried to escape from police.


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6-Year-Old Boy Drowns On Carnival Cruise Ship

What was supposed to be a fun family vacation on a Miami-based cruise ship turned into a nightmare for a Central Florida family after a 6-year-old boy drowned on board the ship.

CBS Miami–10/14/2013