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Shark spotted lurking in waters of New York City beach, police drone footage reveals

The New York Police Department (NYPD) has issued a warning to beachgoers after a shark was spotted off the coast of a popular beach. “Attention! Our drone spotted a shark at Rockaway Beach,” NYPD Deputy Commissioner Kaz Daughtry wrote in a post on X on Thursday afternoon. Officials said beaches 58 through 81, the boardwalk […]

Amputated Lion Makes Record-Breaking Swim Across Deadly Waters: REPORT

Jacob, a 10-year-old amputee lion from Uganda, broke the record by swimming an estimated 1.5 kilometers (0.9 miles) across a predator-infested waterway at night with his brother, CBS News reported Wednesday. According to reporter Alexander Bratskovsky, before his record-breaking swim, Jacob had already survived being gored by a buffalo, his family being poisoned and having […]

Biologists surprised by ‘interesting’ crooked fish caught in Florida waters

Florida biologists recently caught a fish with an unusual curved spine, photos show. In a Facebook post on Tuesday, the Florida Fish and Wildlife Institute shared a photo of a smiling biologist holding the unusual fish. Officials said the aquatic creature was 2.7 feet long and weighed 10.6 pounds. This fish was caught at Silver […]

NYC drowning leaves 2 teens dead in waters off Coney Island in Brooklyn

Two teenage girls drowned Friday night off the coast of Coney Island, police said. Police said the two girls, ages 17 and 18, went missing in the water around 8:10 p.m. near Stillwell Avenue in Brooklyn and were found on shore at 9:15 p.m. Both victims were taken to Coney Island Hospital, where they were […]

Sharks in Long Island waters are the ‘new norm’: experts

Summer in New York City these days means fun in the sun and getting some blood in the water. There have been 13 reported shark bites on Long Island in the past two years alone, and experts say this alarming trend is likely to continue, even though New Yorkers have a one in four million […]

Fifth tourist in 4 days dies in waters off Panama City Beach

On Sunday, a fifth tourist died in just four days off the coast of the same Florida beach town. A 60-year-old woman visiting the Sunshine State from Missouri became the latest victim of dangerous rip currents in Panama City Beach on Sunday morning. Her death comes after three men drowned on Friday and a teenager […]

Officials close popular California beaches amid sewage-contaminated waters

SAN DIEGO – Sewage contamination has led to elevated bacteria levels in the water, raising medical safety concerns at several San Diego beach areas. The Department of Environmental Health Quality warned that water closure orders have been issued for Tijuana Slough, Silver Strand and Imperial Beach shorelines. Three more beaches are currently under water contact […]

2 teen swimmers go missing in waters off NYC’s Jacob Riis Park: cops

Two teenage boys went missing while swimming at Jacob Riis Park in Queens on Friday night, police said. NYPD divers were searching for the boys, but they disappeared shortly after lifeguards finished their shift, police said. Rescue divers are searching for two boys off the Rockaway coast. Wayne Carrington NYPD divers were out searching for […]

Bodies of missing Minnesota fishermen pulled from Boundary Waters

Authorities discovered the bodies of two men who fell over a waterfall while fishing near the Minnesota-Ontario border last month. Weather complicates search for missing fisherman in Minnesota’s Boundary Waters Canoe Area The St. Louis County Sheriff’s Department said they found the body of Melvin Grams, 40, of Lino Lakes, in the Boundary Waters Canoe […]

BET Airing Election Special Featuring Only Democrats, Including Maxine Waters

BET offers viewers a wide range of political options — Democrat, Democrat and more Democrat. The election year special, “What’s At Stake,” is scheduled to air June 4 at 10 p.m. on BET, BET Her and VH1 and will feature BET correspondent Ed Gordon discussing the political choices Black voters will be making in November. […]