All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘death’

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 the most formidable mountain on Earth. It seems much has changed since Sherpa first tackled Mount Everest. “Climbing is becoming …

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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 to the Pleasant Grove Police Department, the incident began on April 12 when Pleasant Grove police officers responded to reports …

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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 patrol spokeswoman Wanda Diaz said the car broke through the wall and went into the building after jumping a curb. …

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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 decades. Rooney began performing at 17 months old as part of his parents’ vaudeville routine. From 1927 to 1936 Rooney …

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Firefighter Funeral: Servicemen Nationwide Pay Respect to Deceased Firemen

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 in West Roxbury. The streets were lined with thousands of first responders to pay respects to Kennedy and his fellow colleague Lt. …

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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 family friend. The cause of death has yet to be released. In 1984 Keating’s American Continental Corp., a Phoenix-based home …

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Patrick Dempsey’s Mother Dies After Long Battle With Cancer

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 Alicia were inspired by their mother and founded the The Patrick Dempsey Center for Cancer Hope & Healing in 2008. …

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‘Pawn Stars’ Chumlee Not Dead, Despite Rumors

In further proof that internet websites will do absolutely anything to increase page-views, the recently spread rumor that Pawn Stars character “Chumlee” is dead has been proven to be a hoax. Yesterday, the site eBuzzd ran an article entitled, ” ‘Pawn Stars’ Funnyman Chumlee Dies of Apparent Heart Attack,” in which the site stated that sources revealed Chumlee, real name …

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Autumn Radtke, CEO Of First Meta Virtual Currency Exchange, Found Dead

Autumn Radtke, the 28-year-old CEO of virtual currency exchange First Meta, has died. According to multiple reports, suicide is suspected, but not confirmed. The Daily Mail cites “police sources” as saying they have “strongly suspected” suicide, and reports that she was discovered in her Singapore apartment on February 28th. Officials are reportedly awaiting toxicology test results to determine the cause …

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I-25 Accident Leads To Hundred Car Pileup

1-25 Northbound was re-opened late Saturday afternoon after a major car pile-up had closed down the road between University Boulevard and Broadway in Denver, Colo. earlier in the day. According to Denver law enforcement officials the closure was caused by two separate car accidents on the same stretch of road. As more information was gathered as to the seriousness of …

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Facebook Changes How It Handles Profiles Of Dead Users, Offers ‘Look Back’ Videos For Them

Facebook announced that it is altering the way it handles profiles of people who die. In the past, it has only let friends of the deceased user view the profile, but now will keep the privacy settings the way the person had them. In other words, if you have everything set to public now, and you die, it will remain …

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Hot Pockets Recalled For Containing Diseased Animals

When you’re looking for that “crispy, crunchy, tender, flaky crust”, you know you’ve found it with a quality product like Hot Pockets… or did you? If you’ve consumed your weight (and who wouldn’t?) in Hot Pockets’ “Philly Steak and Cheese” and “Croissant Crust Philly Steak and Cheese” then there’s some bad news for you: the U.S. Department of Agriculture found …

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