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  • Three former Texas high school athletes dead after police chase ends in fiery crash: report

    01/29/2023 7:30:06 AM PST · by Levy78 · 138 replies
    Fox ^ | 1/30/23 | Pilar Arias
    Three former Texas high school student-athletes died in a fiery crash after a police chase, according to a report. Phabian Bynaum, 19, Davarius Bynaum, 20, and Malik Thomas, 21, who previously attended Cameron High School died in the crash on Thursday. Phabian Bynaum was driving more than 20 miles over the speed limit on US 190 between Cameron and Milano, Milam County Sheriff Mike Clore told FOX 7 Austin. He said one of his deputies attempted to stop the vehicle unsuccessfully, and that a chase began. Bynaum lost control of the vehicle as he attempted to pass another car, a...
  • ‘Sopranos’ Actor John Ventimiglia’s Daughter Odele Dead at 25

    01/26/2023 2:23:30 PM PST · by nickcarraway · 41 replies
    New York Post ^ | January 26, 2023 | Francesca Bacardi
    “The Sopranos” actor John Ventimiglia’s daughter Odele died on Jan 12. She was 25. Odele’s mother, Belinda Cape, shared the news in a recent Facebook post, writing that she and her family are “heartbroken” over the unexpected loss. “Heartbroken to have to post our darling Odele’s funeral notice. Her sister Lucinda and I have been overwhelmed by the messages of support and love we have received, and your remembrances of how cherished Odele was to so many,” Cape wrote.
  • Beloved NYPD Detective and Dad of Two Sammy Lee Dead at 38

    01/18/2023 1:11:29 PM PST · by nickcarraway · 4 replies
    New York Post ^ | January 18, 2023 | Craig McCarthy
    A beloved New York City detective and Iraq War veteran died Tuesday at 38 following a months-long fight with liver cancer. Detective Sammy Lee, who was assigned to the NYPD’s Intelligence Bureau, was diagnosed in July last year, according to his friends. One police source described Lee — a dad of two with nearly a dozen commendations on his record — as “one of best guys in the world.”
  • American Idol’ alum CJ Harris dies suddenly at 31(Climate change or gas stoves?)

    01/16/2023 9:11:55 AM PST · by janetjanet998 · 69 replies
    CJ Harris, a former “American Idol” semifinalist who appeared on Season 13, has died suddenly at 31. The pop star had reportedly had a heart attack in his hometown of Jasper, Alabama, on Sunday, sources told TMZ. He was subsequently rushed to the hospital, but perished shortly thereafter.
  • Evel Knievel's son Robbie Knievel dies at age 60

    01/13/2023 9:04:39 AM PST · by Macho MAGA Man · 42 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | January 13, 2023 | Heidi Parker
    Evel Knievel's son Robbie Knievel - who was also known as Kaptain Robbie Knievel - has died at the age 60. The daredevil passed away after being in hospice following a lengthy battle with pancreatic cancer. He took after his father's career as he was known for his death-defying motorcycle jumps, and racked up a total of 350 jumps over his lifetime. Robbie started at a young age and had his father tutor him in the art of jumping a motorcycle over objects. One of Robbie's most publicized stunts came in 2009 when he jumped over the man-made volcano in...
  • Diamond of Diamond and Silk passes away.

    01/09/2023 6:43:12 PM PST · by lizma2 · 211 replies
  • Lisa Marie Presley, Daughter of Elvis and Priscilla, Dead at 54: 'The Most Strong and Loving Woman'

    01/12/2023 5:51:47 PM PST · by shadowlands1960 · 52 replies
    People ^ | January 12th, 2023 | Jack Irvin
    Lisa Marie Presley, singer-songwriter and daughter of Elvis and Priscilla Presley, has died. She was 54. "It is with a heavy heart that I must share the devastating news that my beautiful daughter Lisa Marie has left us," Priscilla confirmed in a statement to PEOPLE Thursday evening. "She was the most passionate strong and loving woman I have ever known. We ask for privacy as we try to deal with this profound loss. Thank you for the love and prayers. At this time there will be no further comment."
  • Lisa Marie Presley, Daughter of Elvis and Priscilla, Dead at 54

    01/12/2023 5:55:23 PM PST · by Kevin in California · 119 replies
    Yahoo ^ | 01/12/2023 | Jack Irvin
    Lisa Marie Pressley, singer-songwriter and daughter of Elvis and Priscilla Presley, has died. She was 54. "It is with a heavy heart that I must share the devastating news that my beautiful daughter Lisa Marie has left us," Priscilla confirmed in a statement to PEOPLE Thursday evening. "She was the most passionate strong and loving woman I have ever known. We ask for privacy as we try to deal with this profound loss. Thank you for the love and prayers. At this time there will be no further comment." The musician, who released three albums throughout her career, was hospitalized...
  • FReeper Daffynition, has passed away.

    01/12/2023 3:49:44 PM PST · by Jim Robinson · 107 replies
    We have just learned that Daffynition passed away in November. She was a 15 year FReeper, and will be sorely missed. Sending prayers for her family and loved ones. "She brought so much joy and good cheer to your place [FR]. Never a cross word to anyone ever, always just rolling along with her bright aura of sunshine."
  • Gregory Yee, Times reporter who chased the stories that shaped L.A., dies at 33.. ( Los Angeles Times )

    01/06/2023 5:23:41 PM PST · by george76 · 28 replies
    Los Angeles Times ^ | JAN. 5, 2023 | Christopher Goffard
    Gregory Yee, a hard-charging breaking news reporter for the Los Angeles Times, died unexpectedly Wednesday at the Hollywood bungalow where he lived. His family said the cause appeared to be complications from a respiratory issue. He was 33. ... Hired during the pandemic, he worked from home and did not have a chance to meet many of his co-workers in person. Colleagues said he enjoyed the adrenaline rush and constant novelty of breaking news, and studied the paper’s online analytics to gauge how much time readers were lingering on his stories.
  • Brackenridge (PA) police chief killed, another officer injured in shooting; suspect shot, killed

    01/04/2023 1:01:59 PM PST · by martin_fierro · 8 replies
    Yahoo Nuz ^ | 1/3/23 | Taylor Hall
    The Brackenridge police chief was killed and another officer was injured after shots were fired in Brackenridge on Monday. The injured officer, a Tarentum police patrolman, has been released from the hospital according to the police department. The incident prompted a heavy police presence as investigators searched for the suspect, 28-year-old Aaron Lamont Swan, Jr. Swan was shot and killed by police after a chase and an exchange of gunfire in the city of Pittsburgh. Here is what else we know so far: Shooting incident Allegheny County police said the first encounter with Swan began Sunday night when Pennsylvania State...
  • Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI Dies at age 95

    12/31/2022 2:18:51 AM PST · by Syncro · 126 replies
    Fox News ^ | December 31, 2022 | By Timothy H.J. Nerozzi , Elizabeth Pritchett
    30 minutes ago Reporting on Fox News now.
  • Barbara Walters, trailblazing TV icon, dies at 93

    12/30/2022 6:52:16 PM PST · by shadowlands1960 · 146 replies
    ABC News ^ | December 30th, 2022 | Luchina Fisher and Bill Hutchinson
    Barbara Walters, the trailblazing television news broadcaster and longtime ABC News anchor and correspondent who shattered the glass ceiling and became a dominant force in an industry once dominated by men, has died. She was 93. Walters joined ABC News in 1976, becoming the first female anchor on an evening news program. Three years later, she became a co-host of "20/20," and in 1997, she launched "The View." In a career that spanned five decades, Walters won 12 Emmy awards, 11 of those while at ABC News. She made her final appearance as a co-host of "The View" in 2014,...
  • Paul Silas, 3-time NBA champion, longtime coach, dies at 79

    12/12/2022 1:17:09 AM PST · by blueplum · 4 replies
    AP ^ | 11 Dec 2022 | TIM REYNOLDS
    Basketball taught Paul Silas how to be patient. As a player, he waited 10 years before winning his first championship. As a coach, he waited 15 years for a second chance at running a team. As a father, he waited 20 years before seeing his son get a chance to lead a franchise.... ...Paul Silas began his career as a head coach with a three-year stint leading the then-San Diego Clippers starting in 1980. After spending more than a decade as an assistant, he returned to being a head coach and spent time with the Charlotte Hornets, the New Orleans...
  • AP UPDATE: US soccer journalist who died suddenly "wrote that he may have had bronchitis"

    12/09/2022 7:08:51 PM PST · by RandFan · 60 replies
    AP ^ | Now | AP
    Wahl was covering his eighth World Cup. He wrote Monday that he had visited a hospital while in Qatar. “My body finally broke down on me. Three weeks of little sleep, high stress and lots of work can do that to you,” Wahl wrote. “What had been a cold over the last 10 days turned into something more severe on the night of the USA-Netherlands game, and I could feel my upper chest take on a new level of pressure and discomfort. I didn’t have Covid (I test regularly here), but I went into the medical clinic at the main...
  • Kirstie Alley Dead: Star of 'Cheers' Dies at 71 After Short Battle with Cancer

    12/06/2022 5:04:31 AM PST · by V_TWIN · 25 replies ^ | Published on December 5, 2022 08:15 PM | By Stephanie Wenger and Elizabeth Leonard
    The actress' death was confirmed by her children on Monday evening: "As iconic as she was on screen, she was an even more amazing mother and grandmother"
  • Fish hawk ... passed on --- the heavenly hunting grounds

    12/05/2022 1:05:09 PM PST · by Firehath · 27 replies ^ | Dec 5, 2022 | Firehath
    Born on the reservation In west coast washington Lived his adult life in maui land lubbing - poet - adventurer
  • R.I.P. Linda Godfrey

    11/30/2022 1:29:32 AM PST · by Morgana · 27 replies
    Coast to Coast AM ^ | November 29, 2022 | Tim Binnall
    Coast to Coast AM is saddened to share the news that 'Beast of Bray Road' author and pioneering 'dog man' researcher, Linda Godfrey, has passed away. She famously entered the world of the paranormal when, while working as reporter for a small Wisconsin newspaper in 1991, she heard reports of a strange werewolf-like creature that had been spotted in the area. Although admittedly skeptical of the accounts, Godfrey documented them in a landmark article titled 'The Beast of Bray Road,' which sparked something of a sensation and led to her writing a series of stories as more witnesses came forward...
  • Country singer Jake Flint, 37, dies unexpectedly just hours after his wedding

    11/29/2022 4:40:07 PM PST · by Extremely Extreme Extremist · 129 replies
    Yahoo Entertainment ^ | 29 NOVEMBER 2022 | Taryn Ryder
    Oklahoma country music artist Jake Flint died unexpectedly over the weekend, according to a social media post from his manager. Making the news even more tragic is that Flint, 37, passed away just hours after his wedding.
  • Grammy-winning ‘Fame’ and ‘Flashdance’ singer Irene Cara dead at 63

    11/26/2022 6:51:56 AM PST · by ChicagoConservative27 · 32 replies
    Nypost ^ | 11/26/2022 | Rich Calder
    Irene Cara, the iconic ’80s singer and actress best known for the soundtrack hits to the films “Flashdance” and “Fame” has died. She was 63. Her publicist announced Cara’s death Saturday morning, saying in a statement Cara died in her Florida home. The cause of death is unknown and will be released when more information is available, the spokeswoman added.