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Freediving Could Lead To “Drowning at the Surface”

They hold their breath for minutes at a time… diving deep into our ocean out of curiosity and to hunt. Recently, we showed you how ordinary people are taking up the extreme sport of freediving.

CBS4–02/19/2013

Actress Natalie Wood (1938-1981), her children Natasha (C), Courtney (R), and her husband actor Robert Wagner arrive at London airport 04 July 1976. (Photo credit: STAFF/AFP/Getty Images)

Coroner Releases New Report On Natalie Wood Death

A newly released report shows coroner’s officials amended Natalie Wood’s death certificate based on unanswered questions about bruises on her upper body but were lacking several pieces of evidence and could only conclude that she drowned under undetermined circumstances more than 30 years ago.

CBS4–01/14/2013

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Deerfield Beach Toddler Drowned In Community Pool

The father of a Deerfield Beach toddler has a message for parents after his daughter drowned in a community pool.

My TV 33–11/18/2012

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Girl, 2, Slips Out Of House And Into Pool, Drowns

A report of a missing two-year-old girl turned into tragedy Saturday afternoon.

CBS4–11/17/2012

Miami beach Fire Rescue workers try to help a woman pulled out of the ocean. (Source: CBS4 Viewer Frank Garcia)

Woman Pulled From Ocean Off Miami Beach Dies

Miami Beach Fire Rescue paramedics were unable to save a woman pulled from ocean on Sunday.

08/19/2012

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Hallandale Beach To Train New Lifeguards

After nine years of using a third-party company for lifeguard services, Hallandale Beach will now handle all lifeguard services in-house.

CBS Miami–08/01/2012

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Hallandale Beach Lifeguard Fired After Saving Man’s Life

The firing of a Hallandale Beach lifeguard has drawn harsh criticism, all because he saved a drowning man outside of his patrol area.

CBS4–07/04/2012

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Swim Safety In S. Fla. Often A Matter Of Life & Death

Drowning is the leading cause of death among children ages 1 – 4 and Florida’s drowning death rate among children age 5 is the highest in the nation. These statistics show why its so important for children in South Florida to get swimming lessons. It could mean the difference between life and death, a lesson the Marzan family learned first hand.

CBS4–06/25/2012

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Pembroke Pines Toddler Dead After Falling Into Lake

A Pembroke Pines toddler has died after she fell into a lake behind a home. Police said they received a call about 12:20 p.m. about a possible drowning in the 2200 block of NW 72nd Way.

CBS4–05/06/2012

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Rip Currents Lead To Rescues On Broward Beaches

Strong onshore winds Monday led to a higher than normal danger of rip currents, where swimmers can find themselves grabbed by currents that seem to pull them out to sea. That led to more than half a dozen arrests Wednesday on. Ft. Lauderdale Beach alone.

03/28/2012

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