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  • Health officials say it's safe to swim at Middletown beach

    State health officials say the water is safe again for swimming at a beach in Middletown. The Rhode Island Department of Health said Tuesday that it recommends reopening Peabody's Beach for swimming. The department said water tests showed bacteria...
  • Coroner: New Jersey man dead after swimming in quarry

    A 22-year-old Ridgefield, N.J., man died Sunday swimming in a quarry in Lower Mount Bethel Township, according to the Northampton County Coroner. Coroner Zachary Lysek said the swimmer pulled from an industrial quarry off Route 611 was Jeremias Guzman....
  • Paramedics called to 2nd shark attack minutes after 1st

    Paramedics called to 2nd shark attack minutes after 1st
    Paramedics Peter Joyce and Jack Baker had been back at the station for only a few minutes after treating their first-ever shark attack victim when the radio crackled: A second person had just been attacked. They ran inside to grab a few tourniquets...
  • 2 Rhode Island beaches reopen to swimming

    Rhode Island health officials have reopened beaches in Newport and Narragansett to swimmers after results from water samples showed safe bacteria levels. The state Department of Health on Wednesday recommended reopening Easton's Beach in Newport and...
  • Beach at Hickory Run State Park closed

    The beach at Sand Spring Lake at Hickory Run State Park was closed to swimmers Wednesday after a water sample showed a high bacteria count. The lake will remain closed, according to a press release from the Pennsylvania Department of Conservation and...
  • After shark attacks, N.C. town considers shark fishing ban

    After shark attacks, N.C. town considers shark fishing ban
    The shark attack on a girl about 100 yards from a pier has prompted this town to consider at least a temporary ban on shark fishing, a move already undertaken by several cities along the East Coast. Fishing piers can be a magnet for sharks even when...
  • Special swimmers hope to make team for state showcase

    Wearing goggles, swim caps and bathing suits, the competitors firmly grasp kickboards as they glide across the pool at the Pembroke Pines Charter School Central Campus. More than 15 swimmers will practice weekly through September in hopes of making...
  • Aquinas, Heritage win 2015 All-Sports Trophies

    Reaching the pinnacle of sports is the ultimate goal for every team, but that championship feeling is achieved by only a few. For St. Thomas Aquinas and American Heritage, winning has become their culture. Since 1967, the Sun Sentinel All Sports...
  • How to minimize the risk of being bitten by a shark

    How to minimize the risk of being bitten by a shark
    Nervous about swimming in the ocean this summer after recent reports of shark attacks? While experts say the number of people being bitten by sharks has increased overall since the 1970s, the likelihood of a swimmer being attacked by a shark at the...
  • Gurnee pool jumps into World's Largest Swim Lesson

    Gurnee pool jumps into World's Largest Swim Lesson
    Participating in an international effort to raise awareness about childhood drowning, 17 kids kicked their feet and blew bubbles Thursday in a pool at the FitNation fitness center in Gurnee. At exactly 10 a.m., the toes of the 3- to 11-year-old kids...
  • American Heritage wins 10th All-Sports Trophy

    Another dominating performance by the American Heritage football team in winning the Class 5A state championship in December was just a sampling of the school's overall success during the 2014-15 school year. Before the fall season was complete,...