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Skydiver Falls to Death, Parachute Gets Entangled During Dive Skydiver Falls to Death, Parachute Gets Entangled During Dive
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Ken Oka was a well renowned formation skydiver; the 62 year old veteran had taken part in formation skydiving for years. However, a complication during a dive lead Ken Oka to getting his chute wrapped around himself, and he wasn’t …

Ed Shaughnessy Dies; Tonight Show Drummer Was 84 Ed Shaughnessy Dies; Tonight Show Drummer Was 84

Tonight Show drummer Ed Shaughnessy has died at the age of 84. According to a Los Angeles Times obituary, Shaughnessy suffered a heart attack on May 24 at his home in Calabasas, California. Shaughnessy grew up in Jersey City, New …

Flynn Robinson, Former Laker, Dies At 72 Flynn Robinson, Former Laker, Dies At 72

Flynn Robinson, an NBA guard in the 60s and 70s, has died at the age of 72. According to a New York Times obituary, Robinson passed away after a battle with multiple myeloma. He died on Thursday in Los Angeles. …

Jumper Kills 5-Year-Old, Lands On Top Of Her After Suicide Attemp Jumper Kills 5-Year-Old, Lands On Top Of Her After Suicide Attemp
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South Korea has a problem with rampant suicide in their country, with it being the leading cause of death among 15-24 demographic. While this is a sad fact in and of itself, one suicide became an even more heartbreaking tragedy. …

Snapple Founder Dies; Leonard Marsh Was 80 Snapple Founder Dies; Leonard Marsh Was 80

Leonard Mars, a co-founder of beverage company Snapple, has died at the age of 80. According to a New York Times obituary, Marsh died on Tuesday, March 21 at his home in Long Island, New York. The cause of his …

15-Year Old Arrested For Two Dead Utah Brothers 15-Year Old Arrested For Two Dead Utah Brothers
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The bodies of two West Point, Utah children, ages 4 and 10, were found in their home Wednesday night. According to a Davis County Sheriff’s Office statement, the brothers died from what appear to be knife wounds. The suspect in …

Heinrich Rohrer Dies; Physicist Was 79 Heinrich Rohrer Dies; Physicist Was 79

Nobel Prize-winning physicist Heinrich Rohrer has died at the age of 79. According to a New York Times obituary, Rohrer died last Thursday night or Friday morning in Wollerau, Switzerland. His family has stated that he died of natural causes. …

Donkeys Suspected in Hungary Mauling Death Donkeys Suspected in Hungary Mauling Death
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It’s a given that animals are dangerous. While animals such as the Hippopotamus are known to be very dangerous, even seemingly harmless animals such as beavers can manage to kill a human. This week, police in Hungary are investigating the …

Bin Laden Death Photos Won’t Be Released, Thanks To Court Ruling Bin Laden Death Photos Won’t Be Released, Thanks To Court Ruling
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Three judges on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit unanimously ruled today that the U.S. government can keep death photos of Osama bin Laden secret. There are apparently over fifty of them. Bin Laden was …

William Fine Dies; Publisher was 86 William Fine Dies; Publisher was 86

William Fine, the publisher of dozens of magazines in the 1960s, has died at the age of 86. According to a New York Times report, Fine died in Beverly Hills, California on Friday, May 17. He is reported to have …

2 FBI Agents Killed in Training Exercise 2 FBI Agents Killed in Training Exercise

The FBI this week revealed that two special agents died during a training exercise on Friday, May 17. Special Agent Christopher Lorek, 41, and Special Agent Stephen Shaw, 40, died while training off the coast of Virginia Beach, Virginia. The …

Navy Seal Dies, Seven Injured at Fort Knox Navy Seal Dies, Seven Injured at Fort Knox

A Navy SEAL was killed and seven other soldiers have been injured in a training accident that occurred this week in Fort Knox, Kentucky. According to a Louisville Courier-Journal report, 23-year-old Navy SEAL Jonathan Kaloust died Wednesday after his Humvee …

Former Argentine Dictator Jorge Rafael Videla Dead at Age 87 Former Argentine Dictator Jorge Rafael Videla Dead at Age 87

Jorge Rafael Videla, the former dictator of Argentina, has died at the age of 87. According to an Associated Press report, Videla died in the Marcos Paz prison in Argintina. He was found dead in his prison bed early Friday …

Chef Killed Over Meal of Fried Noodles Chef Killed Over Meal of Fried Noodles
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It’s never a good idea for a chef to argue or fight with customers. This is especially true if those customers are capable of beating someone to death. According to an Australian Associated Press (AAP) report, Japanese chef Miki Nozawa …

Ron Weaver Dies, TV Producer Was 75 Ron Weaver Dies, TV Producer Was 75
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Ron Weaver, a long-time daytime TV producer, has died at the age of 75. He was best known as a long-time producer of the soap opera The Bold and the Beautiful. According to an obituary in the Hollywood Reporter, Weaver …

Tennis Player Drowns in Diving Accident Tennis Player Drowns in Diving Accident
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The University of Oregon this weekend revealed that Alex James Rovello, a junior who played for the university’s tennis team, died on Saturday. Rovello died in a drowning accident on the McKenzie River in Willamette National Forest. According to an …

12-Year-Old Arrested For Murdering Sister 12-Year-Old Arrested For Murdering Sister
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On April 27, a Valley Springs, California girl named Lelia Fowler was found stabbed to death in the home where she lived with her brother and father. Police, who immediately began searching for the 8-year-old’s killer, have now made an …

North Dakota Death Rate Highest For Workers, Shows Report North Dakota Death Rate Highest For Workers, Shows Report

The AFL-CIO, the largest union federation in the U.S., this week released its annual report on worker deaths. The report found that 4,693 U.S. workers died while on the job in 2011, and that an estimated 50,000 die each year …

Jeanne Cooper Dies; ‘The Young and the Restless’ Star Was 84 Jeanne Cooper Dies; ‘The Young and the Restless’ Star Was 84
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Actress Jeanne Cooper, born Wilma Jeanne Cooper, has died at the age of 84. Cooper was best known for her 40-year run as Katherine Chancellor on the U.S. soap opera The Young and the Restless. According to a statement from …

Yosemite Hiker Found Dead After Cliff Fall Yosemite Hiker Found Dead After Cliff Fall

A hiker who went missing on Sunday, May 5 in Yosemite National Park has been found dead. According to the National Park Service, the body of Kenneth Stensby was found near the bottom of Vernal Fall, a 317-foot waterfall located …

Woman Eaten by Vultures Stirs Protected Species Debate Woman Eaten by Vultures Stirs Protected Species Debate
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A woman hiking in the Pyrenees mountains in France who fell to her death is igniting a debate over a protected species of vulture. According to an International Business Times report, a 52-year-old woman fell down a 300-meter cliff while …