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Helen Thomas, White House Reporting Legend, Dies
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Today Helen Thomas died at the age of 92. Helen Thomas was a legend in White House reporting. She started covering the White House in 1960, choosing to eschew the traditional “female reporting” angle – First Lady’s fashion choices, travel …

Roller Coaster Death in North Texas
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Fox News reports that a woman was thrown from a roller coster to her death on Friday at Six Flags Over Texas in Arlington. Investigators are still piecing together exactly what happened, but there are initial reports that the woman …

Beer Contest Winner Drinks 1.6 Gallons in 20 Minutes, Dies

A beer drinking contest in Spain’s Murcia region ended in tragedy this week when the contest winner, Joaquin Alcaraz Garcia, died of cardiac arrest. The rules of the contest were simple: Consume as many 1-liter glasses of beer as possible …

Naya Rivera Releases Statement On Cory Monteith’s Death

Naya Rivera is one of the more recognizable faces of Glee. She was one of the original cast members alongside Cory Monteith and Lea Michele. It’s understandable then that Monteith’s recent and unexpected death has hit her pretty hard. Rivera …

Wife Kills Husband 15 Mins After He Leaves Jail

WBIR-TV in Knoxville reports that a man was shot and killed by his wife within fifteen minutes of walking out of jail. The man had been arrested only earlier that same day. The local sheriff in McMinn County, Tennessee, said …

Dead Patient Wakes To Doctors Harvesting Her Organs

It was like something out of a B horror movie. Caroline Burns opened her eyes and looked around. The first thing she saw were the operating room lights above her. Doctors were busy — busy on her. Someone noticed that …

Amy Winehouse Exhibit Opens at London Jewish Museum

The Jewish Museum in London this week opened an exhibit on the life of singer Amy Winehouse, who died in 2011 from alcohol poisoning (though an eating disorder may have also contributed). The exhibit, called Amy Winehouse: A Family Portrait, …

Tugboat Accident Results In Wisconsin Man’s Death

Tugboat accidents don’t seem like they would be all that common or deadly, but one Wisconsin man wasn’t so lucky last week. On Wednesday, a tugboat capsized at Lock and Dam No. 7 on the Mississippi River. A search for …

Cirque du Soleil Accident Is Fatal

According to a report in the Las Vegas Sun, a performer in the Cirque du Soleil production “Ka” fell to her death Saturday night during the show. Sarah Guyard-Guillot, an acrobatic performer in the Cirque show at the MGM Grand …

Lil Snupe Memorial Service Attended by Hundreds
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18-year-old rapper Lil Snupe (real name Addarren Ross) was shot and killed in Winnfield, Louisiana earlier this month. The young rapper’s death shook the small Louisiana community where he lived, and hundreds attended a memorial service for the teen this …

Peachem Shooting Leaves Two Dead in Apparent Murder-Suicide

A shooting in Peacham, Vermont on Wednesday left two men dead in an apparent murder-suicide. According to the Vermont State Police, police received a report of shots fired at around 7 am on Wednesday. A 60-year-old woman, Jeannie Peabody, had …

Lourdes Flooding Kills 1, Closes Pilgrimage Sites
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Heavy rains in the southwestern French town of Lourdes have caused massive flooding, closing down a Catholic holy site and killing at least one person. According to France 24, the flooding has closed down the Sanctuary of Our Lady of …

Slim Whitman Dies; Country Music Star Was 90
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Country Music legend Slim Whitman has died at the age of 90. According to First Coast News, Whitman died in Orange Park, Florida Wednesday night of heart and kidney failure. He reportedly passed away “peacefully” at Orange Park Medical Center, …

Dreyfoos: Bodies Found at Florida High School

Police in West Palm Beach, Florida are investigating the discovery of two bodies at an area high school According to a WPTV news station report, employees at the Dreyfoos School of the Arts found the bodies early this morning. According …

Hoffa Remains Sought by FBI in Michigan
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The final resting place of teamster official Jimmy Hoffa has remained a mystery for nearly 40 years. Various theories and speculative musings have kept the mystery alive all this time. Not a year goes by that someone doesn’t claim to …

EagleMed Crash Kills 1, Prompts Questions
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A medical helicopter crash killed a patient and injured a medical worker on Tuesday near Tulsa, Oklahoma. According to Choctaw Nation Health Services, an investigation into the crash and the safety record of EagleMed, the company that owned the helicopter, …

Kentucky: Threats Made After Cop’s Death
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Back in May, a Bardstown, Kentucky police officer was gunned down on his way home from work. The officer, Jason Ellis, had stopped to move debris out of the road and was shot multiple times with a shotgun by someone …

1979 Murder Suspect Arrested In Chicago
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A suspect from a 1979 murder case has finally been apprehended in Chicago. Fox News reports that Ata Yousef El Ammouri, 65, was on his way back to the states for his grandchild’s graduation ceremony. Upon landing at O’Hare International …

Missing Teacher’s Car Found With Body Inside

A missing teacher in New Orleans may have finally been found, but it’s not a happy ending. Fox News reports that authorities in New Orleans have found the car belonging to missing teacher Terrilyn Monette. It was at the bottom …

Yosemite Rock Climber Dies, Missing Teen Still Not Found
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A British rock climber on Yosemite National Park‘s famous El Capitan died this week after being struck by a loose rock. According to the U.S. National Park Service, 28-year-old Felix Kiernan died on Sunday while climbing El Capitan. Kiernan and …

Deacon Jones Dies; NFL Star Was 74

NFL great David “Deacon” Jones has died at the age of 74. According to a statement from the Washington Redskins, Jones died from natural causes at his home in Southern California. “Deacon Jones was one of the greatest players in …