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Pink Floyd Artist Dies; Storm Thorgerson Was 69 Pink Floyd Artist Dies; Storm Thorgerson Was 69

Storm Thorgerson, the artist behind many classic album covers, has died at the age of 69. According to an Associated Press report, Thorgerson died “surrounded by family and friends” and his death was peaceful. He had reportedly been suffering from …

Family Awarded $90 Million Over Bus Stop Death Family Awarded $90 Million Over Bus Stop Death
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A Maryland family this week won their lawsuit against the Prince George’s County Board of Education and were awarded $90 million. According to a Washington Post report on the case, 13-year-old Ashley Davis died in 2009 while crossing the street …

Beaver Actor Dies; Frank Bank Was 71 Beaver Actor Dies; Frank Bank Was 71
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Actor Frank Bank, who played Clarence “Lumpy” Rutherford on the TV show Leave it to Beaver, has died. He was 71. Though the cause of his death has not been reported, Bank died in Los Angeles on Saturday, April 13. …

Pat Summerall Dies; Sportscaster Was 82 Pat Summerall Dies; Sportscaster Was 82

Sports broadcaster Pat Summerall has died at the age of 82. According to an Associated Press report, Summerall died at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center on Tuesday following a heart attack. Summerall played in the NFL from 1952 …

Redditors Wonder If This Is A Dead Body On Google Street View Redditors Wonder If This Is A Dead Body On Google Street View

Someone submitted a Google Maps link to reddit, which shows a person face down on the ground on the side of the road. The image is from Table Bay Boulevard, Cape Town in South Africa. Here’s the link. The reddit …

Star Wars Actor Dies; Richard LeParmentier Was 66 Star Wars Actor Dies; Richard LeParmentier Was 66

Richard LeParmentier, the actor most famous for playing Admiral Motti in Star Wars Episode IV: A New Hope, has died at the age of 66. The actor, who lived in the U.K., was reportedly visiting relatives in Austin, Texas at …

Bob Perry Dies; Republican Donor Was 80 Bob Perry Dies; Republican Donor Was 80

Texas homebuilder and noted political donor Bob Perry has died at the age of 80. According to a report from The Dallas Morning News, Perry died in his sleep on Saturday night or Sunday morning at his home in Houston. …

Colin Davis Dies; Conductor Was 85 Colin Davis Dies; Conductor Was 85

Renowned English conductor Sir Colin Davis has died at the age of 85. According to the London Symphony Orchestra (LSO), Davis died on Sunday evening following a short illness. From the LSO statement: He will be remembered with huge affection …

John Galardi Dies; Wienerschnitzel Founder Was 75 John Galardi Dies; Wienerschnitzel Founder Was 75

John Galardi, the founder of restaurants such as Wienerschnitzel, has died at the age of 75. According to the Galardi Group, Galardi died on Saturday after battling pancreatic cancer. He is survived by his wife, Judane, and four children. Galardi …

Charlie Wilson Dies; Congressman Was 70 Charlie Wilson Dies; Congressman Was 70

Former U.S. Representative Charlie A. Wilson has died at the age of 70. According to an Associated Press report, Wilson had a stroke in February and had been recovering since that time. He reportedly became sick over the weekend and …

Grady Hatton Dies; MLB Player Was 90 Grady Hatton Dies; MLB Player Was 90
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Grady Hatton, a Major League Baseball player and a manager for the Houston Astros, has died at the age of 90. According to the Associated Press, Hatton died on Thursday, April 11 at his home in Warren, Texas. Hatton made …

Jonathan Winters Dies; Comedian was 87 Jonathan Winters Dies; Comedian was 87

Comedian Jonathan Winters, famous for characters such as Maude Frickert and the Orkan ‘child’ Mearth on TV show Mork & Mindy, has died at the age of 87. According to the improv comic’s website, Winters died of natural causes at …

Teen Hit by Softball Dies on His Birthday Teen Hit by Softball Dies on His Birthday
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Though deaths rarely occur as a result of playground activity, tragic reminders sometimes pop up to remind us that injuries can happen, and that some of them can be fatal. This week, a San Diego-area high school student died after …

Mickey Rose Dies; Woody Allen Collaborator Was 77 Mickey Rose Dies; Woody Allen Collaborator Was 77

Mickey Rose, a longtime friend of Woody Allen, has died. He was 77 years old. According to a Los Angeles Times report, Rose died on Sunday, April 7. His daughter, Jennifer, informed the publication that he had been diagnosed with …

Fatal Text Message Released as Warning by Grieving Family Fatal Text Message Released as Warning by Grieving Family
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Though the practice is known to be dangerous, and is now outlawed in much of the U.S., texting while driving is something that many teens and adults do on a regular basis. This week, a grieving family, who claim their …

Google Launches New Death Tool Google Launches New Death Tool
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Google wants to know what you want it to do with your stuff when you die. The company has launched a new feature called Inactive Account Manager (not as grim as it could have been, I guess). “Not a great …

Dave O’Hara Dies; Sports Reporter Was 86 Dave O’Hara Dies; Sports Reporter Was 86
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Longtime Boston sports writer Dave O’Hara has died at the age of 86. According to a report from the Associated Press, O’Hara died of cancer at his home in Winter Haven, Florida. O’Hara spent 50 years writing for the Associated …

Wife Killed Over HIV Fear by Arizona Man Wife Killed Over HIV Fear by Arizona Man
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A man from Goodyear, Arizona has admitted to stabbing and killing both his wife and 27-year-old son. According to a report from Phoenix CBS station CBS 5, 62-year-old Eugene ‘Gino’ Maraventano used a 14-inch kitchen knife to stab his wife …

4-Year-Old Shoots 6-Year-Old in New Jersey 4-Year-Old Shoots 6-Year-Old in New Jersey
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As the debate over gun rights ramps up in the U.S., reports of accidental shootings that would have remained local tragedies have been rising to the forefront of national news coverage. This week, a six-year-old in New Jersey died after …

2 Navy Divers Drowned in Aberdeen “Super Pond” 2 Navy Divers Drowned in Aberdeen “Super Pond”

It’s a given that joining the military can mean putting one’s life in danger. However, that danger isn’t generally assumed to be great while training on home soil. Two U.S. Navy divers recently proved that even training is dangerous, and …

Andy Johns Dies; Producer Was 61 Andy Johns Dies; Producer Was 61
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Record producer and sound engineer Andy Johns has died at the age of 61. The cause of Johns’ death has not been made public, though a Billboard report quotes guitarist Stacy Blades as saying Johns was hospitalized last week for …