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May 29, 2023, 2:15 AM

Central Florida beach scare

A woman faces multiple charges, including DUI and reckless driving, after allegedly plowing her SUV past a crowd of holiday beachgoers and then into the water.
May 29, 2023, 2:15 AM
Central Florida beach scare
May 27, 2023, 11:15 PM

High-tech shark patrols protect beach-goers from dangerous encounters

As thousands flock to the coast for Memorial Day weekend, drones are being used to help water rescue teams detect sharks and rip currents.
May 27, 2023, 11:15 PM
High-tech shark patrols protect beach-goers from dangerous encounters
May 26, 2023, 1:50 PM

American woman bitten by shark in Turks and Caicos

A 22-year-old Connecticut woman is recovering from a shark attack that happened while she was snorkeling in Turks and Caicos.
May 26, 2023, 1:50 PM
American woman bitten by shark in Turks and Caicos
May 26, 2023, 12:01 AM

US tourist loses leg to shark in Caribbean

The 22-year-old victim is in the hospital in serious condition after the incident in Turks and Caicos.
May 26, 2023, 12:01 AM
US tourist loses leg to shark in Caribbean
May 25, 2023, 5:36 PM

American tourist attacked by shark in Turks and Caicos, police say

An American tourist was seriously injured in a shark attack in Turks and Caicos on Wednesday, authorities said.
May 25, 2023, 5:36 PM
Woman’s leg bitten off in shark attack in Turks and Caicos, police say
May 25, 2023, 3:27 PM

American tourist attacked by shark in Turks and Caicos

The Royal Turks and Caicos Islands Police Department said a resort employee contacted police and requested an ambulance, telling officers that the victim had her leg bitten off.
May 25, 2023, 3:27 PM
American tourist attacked by shark in Turks and Caicos
May 23, 2023, 1:20 PM

Teen attacked by shark off New Jersey coast

A 15-year-old girl is recovering from a shark bite, the latest in a string of shark attacks.
May 23, 2023, 1:20 PM
Teen attacked by shark off New Jersey coast
May 23, 2023, 12:38 AM

Multiple shark attacks off East Coast

The first great white sighting of the season off Cape Cod comes as multiple shark attacks have been reported in New Jersey and Florida.
May 23, 2023, 12:38 AM
Multiple shark attacks off East Coast
May 22, 2023, 3:34 PM

Sharks bite two fishermen in Florida Keys in separate incidents

Two fishermen have been bitten by sharks in separate incidents less than 36 hours apart in the Florida Keys
May 22, 2023, 3:34 PM
Sharks bite two fishermen in Florida Keys in separate incidents
May 22, 2023, 2:48 PM

911 call released as shark attack survivor speaks out

A 20-year-old man survived a shark attack off the Florida Keys and described the moment it latched onto him.
May 22, 2023, 2:48 PM
911 call released as shark attack survivor speaks out
May 22, 2023, 1:24 AM

Florida shark attack victim speaks out from hospital bed

The attack on the college student spearfishing with friends is just the latest in a series of shark attacks in the U.S. in recent weeks as we head into the Memorial Day holiday.
May 22, 2023, 1:24 AM
Florida shark attack victim speaks out from hospital bed
May 21, 2023, 1:39 PM

Shark attack victim recounts attack

From his hospital bed, the victim recalls the moment when the predator came straight at him.
May 21, 2023, 1:39 PM
Shark attack victim recounts attack
May 20, 2023, 6:46 PM

Shark in Florida Keys bites angler who reeled it in, sending man to hospital

Authorities in the Florida Keys say a shark bit the foot of a fisherman.
May 20, 2023, 6:46 PM
May 16, 2023, 10:58 PM

13-year-old girl speaks out after fighting off shark at Florida beach

Ella Reed, 13, said she has more than a dozen stitches after fighting off a shark at a Florida beach.
May 16, 2023, 10:58 PM
13-year-old girl speaks out after fighting off shark at Florida beach
May 16, 2023, 3:12 PM

Fisherman speaks out after tiger shark attacks his boat

The tiger shark was captured on video nearly overturning Scott Haraguchi’s kayak while he was fishing off Kualoa in Hawaii on Friday.
May 16, 2023, 3:12 PM
Fisherman speaks out after tiger shark attacks his boat
May 16, 2023, 2:25 AM

Fisherman fights off shark off Hawaii coast

A fisherman experienced a frightening scene after a tiger shark attacked his kayak.
May 16, 2023, 2:25 AM
Fisherman fights off shark off Hawaii coast
May 15, 2023, 8:35 PM

Shark attacks fisherman in kayak off the coast of Hawaii

Kayak fisherman Scott Haraguchi found himself in a miniaturized scene from "Jaws" when a tiger shark attacked his kayak about a mile off Hawaii.
May 15, 2023, 8:35 PM
Shark attacks fisherman in kayak off the coast of Hawaii
May 15, 2023, 7:00 PM

Kayaker, teen square off against sharks

A 13-year-old girl says she fought back after being attacked by a 6-foot bull shark off Florida. ABC News’ Derricke Dennis has her harrowing account and that of a kayaker in Hawaii.
May 15, 2023, 7:00 PM
Kayaker, teen square off against sharks
May 15, 2023, 6:43 PM

13-year-old recounts fighting off shark attack

Ella Reed was celebrating the first day of spring break with a friend at Fort Pierce Beach in Florida when she felt a sharp pain caused by a five-foot-long bull shark, which she eventually escaped.
May 15, 2023, 6:43 PM
13-year-old recounts fighting off shark attack
May 15, 2023, 8:19 AM

Pieces that may be from wetsuit, surfboard found after surfer attacked by shark off South Australia

Searchers have found what appear to be pieces of the wetsuit and surfboard belonging to a 46-year-old surfer who was attacked by a shark off South Australia's coast
May 15, 2023, 8:19 AM
Pieces that may be from wetsuit, surfboard found after surfer attacked by shark o
May 15, 2023, 5:16 AM

Shark rams kayak off Hawaii coast

Dramatic footage captures a shark ramming into an experienced fisherman’s kayak off the coast of Oahu.
May 15, 2023, 5:16 AM
Shark rams kayak off Hawaii coast
May 14, 2023, 4:14 PM

13-year-old fights off shark at beach

A teenager showed incredible bravery when she was bitten by a shark, fighting off the predator as it kept coming back. Now she talks to ABC News in an exclusive interview.
May 14, 2023, 4:14 PM
13-year-old fights off shark at beach
May 13, 2023, 11:52 PM

Teen fights off shark

The brave 13-year-old girl said she punched a shark which attacked her in shallow waters near Fort Pierce, Florida.
May 13, 2023, 11:52 PM
Teen fights off shark
2 months ago

Surfer describes how he survived shark attack

Mike Morita, 58, says he was surfing off the coast of Hawaii when he was bitten by a shark.
2 months ago
Surfer describes how he survived shark attack
2 months ago

Surfer describes how he survived shark attack off coast of Hawaii

Mike Morita said he's lucky to be alive after the attack off the coast of Honolulu.
2 months ago
Surfer describes surviving battle with 7-foot shark
2 months ago

10-year-old boy describes how he survived shark attack

Dillon Armijo was bitten by a shark while vacation with his family in Mexico.
2 months ago
10-year-old boy describes how he survived shark attack
2 months ago

Colorado boy bitten by shark while on spring break in Cancun

Dillon Armijo, 10, and his older brother were playing in knee-deep water on a Cancun beach when the shark suddenly latched onto his leg.
2 months ago
Colorado boy bitten by shark while on spring break in Cancun
2 months ago

60-year-old man bitten by shark while swimming in Hawaii

A 60-year-old man was bitten by shark while swimming in Hawaii on Sunday.
2 months ago
60-year-old man bitten by shark while swimming in Hawaii
4 months ago

Shark attack survivor shares his story

Paul de Gelder, a shark attack survivor, travels the world as a shark advocate and shares his story as a passionate environmentalist and motivational speaker.
4 months ago
Shark attack survivor shares his story
5 months ago

Shark attack survivor Paul de Gelder’s new book about protecting sharks

ABC News’ Linsey Davis spoke to shark attack survivor and environmentalist Paul de Gelder about his efforts in conservation and his book “Shark," his love letter to sharks.
5 months ago
Shark attack survivor Paul de Gelder’s new book about protecting sharks
6 months ago

Man attacked by shark on Hawaii beach

This is the second reported attack in the past week, state officials said.
6 months ago
Man attacked by shark on Hawaii beach
6 months ago

Man injured in shark attack at Hawaii beach

A man was injured in a shark attack in Hawaii on Tuesday -- the second such attack reported in the state in the past week, officials said.
6 months ago
Hawaii reports 2nd shark attack in less than a week
6 months ago

Urgent search in Hawaii for missing snorkeler amid fears of shark attack

An urgent search unfolded in Hawaii for a missing snorkeler, with her husband making it back to land, calling 911 and reporting a shark encounter.
6 months ago
Urgent search in Hawaii for missing snorkeler amid fears of shark attack
7 months ago

Woman who survived shark bite recounts attack

Lyn Jutronich, 50, was swimming off a beach in Del Mar, north of San Diego, when the incident occurred on Friday.
7 months ago
Woman who survived shark bite recounts attack
7 months ago

Woman speaks out from hospital bed after apparent shark attack in Southern California

A woman suffered an apparent shark bite while swimming at a beach in Del Mar, north of San Diego, Friday morning, officials said.
7 months ago
Woman speaks from hospital bed after apparent shark attack
7 months ago

Southern California beach closes after shark attack

Del Mar Beach in southern California beach is closed after a woman was bit by a shark, with lifeguards saying the bite was not deep.
7 months ago
Southern California beach closes after shark attack
7 months ago

Swimmer attacked by shark in waters near San Diego

A shark attacked a woman in the Pacific Ocean north of San Diego
7 months ago
9 months ago

Young shark attack victim receives special message

Jameson Reeder, who had part of his leg amputated, receives special message of hope from professional surfer Bethany Hamilton who also lost a limb after a shark attack.
9 months ago
Young shark attack victim receives special message
9 months ago

Boy bitten by bull shark speaks out about attack for 1st time

Jameson Reeder Jr., 11, who was bitten by a bull shark last month, causing him to lose part of his leg, talks about his recovery.
9 months ago
Boy bitten by bull shark speaks out about attack for 1st time
9 months ago

US shark attack victim identified

Caroline DiPlacido, 58, was killed by a shark while snorkeling in the water during a vacation in the Caribbean.
9 months ago
US shark attack victim identified
9 months ago

American killed in shark attack while snorkeling in the Bahamas, police say

An American woman was killed in a shark attack while snorkeling with her family in the Bahamas on Tuesday afternoon, authorities said.
9 months ago
Woman killed in shark attack while snorkeling, police say
9 months ago

Two people attacked by sharks on the same day in Myrtle Beach

Authorities issued warnings after two people were attacked by sharks on the same day, half-a-mile apart in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina.
9 months ago
Two people attacked by sharks on the same day in Myrtle Beach
9 months ago

10-year-old boy attacked by shark in Florida

A 10-year-old boy was attacked by a shark in the Florida Keys, the fourth shark attack in the area since April.
9 months ago
10-year-old boy attacked by shark in Florida
10 months ago

'Perfect storm' exists for potential shark attacks: Expert

After more than a dozen reported shark encounters in the U.S. this summer, New England is gearing up for its peak great white shark season.
10 months ago
'Perfect storm' exists for potential shark attacks: Expert
10 months ago

Why shark sightings and encounters are on the rise

ABC News’ Ginger Zee joins scientific researchers from the Atlantic White Shark Conservancy on a mission to track and tag the creatures off the coast of Cape Cod.
10 months ago
Why shark sightings and encounters are on the rise
10 months ago

Shark sightings, encounters off Long Island coast spark concerns among beachgoers

Beachgoers and officials are on high alert following a jump in shark sightings off the New York coast this summer.
10 months ago
Shark sightings, encounters spark concerns among beachgoers
10 months ago

Scientists have an explanation why there is an increase of shark attacks off East Coast

Beaches have closed as surfers, lifeguards and swimmers alike suffer bites from curious sharks in search of food.
10 months ago
Scientists have an explanation why there's an increase of shark attacks on East Coast
10 months ago

Experts respond to fears of increased shark sightings

Increased shark sightings have led people to fear taking a dip this summer. Experts weigh in on what could be causing these shark encounters, common misconceptions and how to avoid danger.
10 months ago
Experts respond to fears of increased shark sightings
10 months ago

Could global warming be a cause for more shark encounters?

There are numerous reasons why there have been more human-shark interactions on the East Coast this summer, according to experts.
10 months ago
Could global warming be a cause for more shark encounters?
10 months ago

Massachusetts beach temporarily closes after shark sighting

Nearly two dozen confirmed shark sightings were reported in Cape Cod this weekend.
10 months ago
Massachusetts beach temporarily closes after shark sighting