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Marli Hamblin, Utah Teen, Dies in Tragic Accident

Marli Hamblin, Utah Teen, Dies in Tragic Accident

By Brian Powell August 12, 2014

Every now and again a news story comes along which reminds us of the fragile nature of life. This happens to be one of those moments. Marli Hamblin, age 15, was listening to her iPod and sunbathing in her driveway …

Man Killed At Yellowstone National Park

A hike at Yellowstone National Park turned deadly after a tree fell on a 36-year-old visitor. The man, who was from Taiwan, the Republic of China, was part of a group of hikers that were hiking the Fairy Falls trail …

Nap Nanny Leads To Six Infant Deaths

A sixth child has died while using the recalled infant recliner called the Nap Nanny. According to the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), the latest casualty involved an eight-month-old little girl from New Jersey. The infant was secured with a …

Mary Soames, Daughter of Winston Churchill, Dies

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Pakistani Woman Stoned to Death by Family

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Gordon Willis: Famed Cinematographer Dies

You know Gordon Willis, even if you don’t know him by name. His work can be seen in any of the Godfather movies, Annie Hall, and All The President’s Men among many others. Willis was simply one of the best …

Clay Aiken Wins Congressional Primary, Opponent Dead Clay Aiken Wins Congressional Primary, Opponent Dead

Clay Aiken made headlines earlier this year when he announced he would be seeking a congressional seat for North Carolina. Aiken and his opponent were deadlocked until the end, but Aiken squeaked out a win in the primary. Even if …

Subway Jared Death Hoax Goes Viral

Jared Fogle, better known as “Subway Jared” or the “Subway Guy”, is the latest victim of a celebrity death hoax. On Monday, the news of Fogle’s “death” went viral with thousands of people taking to their social media accounts to …

Richard Petty Makes Long Awaited NASCAR Return

NASCAR Hall of Famer Richard Petty’s appearance at the Richmond International Speedway in Richmond, Va. marked his first major public outing since his wife Lynda died nearly one month ago. Since the heartbreaking loss, Petty has relied on the love …

Kevin Sharp Dies: Country Music Star Was 43

Country singer Kevin Sharp has died at the age of 43. The singer was best known for his debut album Measure of a Man. According to Sharp’s official website the singer died on Saturday April 19 at 10 pm PST. …

Mount Everest: Climate Change Making It More Deadly?

“In 1989 when I first climbed Everest there was a lot of snow and ice, but now most of it has just become bare rock.” Nepali climber Apa Sherpa had been quoted by Discovery News about his experiences with perhaps …

7 Babies Found Dead in Utah Home

In one of the most gruesome stories in recent memory, Utah police have recently discovered the bodies of seven dead infants in a Pleasant Grove, Utah home. One suspect has been arrested and charged with multiple counts of murder. According …

Day Care Center Crash In Florida Kills 1, Injures 14

A Florida day care center was the site of a car accident on Wednesday. According to the Florida Highway Patrol a car was sent into the KinderCare DayCare in the Orlando area after being hit by a Dodge Durango. Highway …

Mickey Rooney, Legendary Actor, Dies At 93

Hollywood has lost another legend. Actor Mickey Rooney has died at age 93. TMZ has learned his death on Sunday, April 6 was due to natural causes. Born Joseph Yule, Jr., Rooney acted in more than 200 films over eight …

Firefighter Funeral: Servicemen Pay Respect

The memorial processions for two fallen firefighters who died in a nine-alarm fire last week brought together firemen, police officers, and other civil servicemen from across the nation. The wake for Boston firefighter Michael R. Kennedy, 33, was held Wednesday at the P.E. Murray Funeral Home …

Charles Keating, Jr. Dies At Age 90

A key figure in the savings and loans scandal of the 1980s has died. Charles H. Keating, Jr., died at age 90 on Monday at a hosipital in Phoenix. His death was confirmed by his son-in-law Bradley Boland and a …

Patrick Dempsey's Mother Dies From Cancer Battle

After battling multiple recurrences of ovarian cancer since 1997, Amanda Dempsey, the mother of Grey’s Anatomy actor Patrick Dempsey, has passed away. She died on Monday at the age of 79 surrounded by family. Dempsey and his sisters Mary and …