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Planes Collide Over Arizona, Killing Four

Two small planes collided in midair just north of Phoenix, Arizona on Friday, killing four people. According to a KSAZ report, the planes were both single-engine, with two people aboard each. The collision occurred on Friday morning, about 15 miles …

7 Dead in Upstate N.Y. After Semi, Minivan Collide

Seven people, including four children, are dead after a tractor-trailer collided with a minivan in upstate New York on Wednesday. According to an Associated Press report, a tractor-trailer was traveling on a Truxton, New York road just outside of Cortland …

12-year-old Lelia Fowler Stabbing Suspect Denies Murder Charge

Earlier this month, 8-year-old Lelia Fowler of Valley Springs, California was found stabbed to death in her home. She was left in the care of her 12-year-old brother while her parents were at a little league game. The brother told …

Jack Vance Dies: Sci-Fi & Fantasy Writer Was 96

John Holbrook Vance, better known to the literary world as Jack Vance, has died. He was 96. Vance, a prolific author who penned more than 60 books in his more than 60-year career, wrote across multiple genres including mystery, sci-fi, …

Woman Killed by Police at Virginia Costco
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A Virginia woman was shot and killed this week after threatening police with a knife at a Costco in a Washington D.C.-area suburb. According to a statement from the Loudoun County Sheriff’s Office, officers responded to a report of a …

Teen Misses Trip That Killed Five Friends in Fiery Car Crash

A California teen who missed a Memorial Day trip with his friends is now coming to grips with how close his life came to ending. According to an Associated Press report, 17-year-old Tamer Mosallam’s friends were the teens that died …

Lewis Yocum Dies; MLB Orthopedist Was 65

Sports surgeon Dr. Lewis Yocum has died at the age of 65. According to the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim, Yocum died in hospice care Saturday after a battle with liver cancer. “The Angels family and Major League Baseball have …

College QB Cullen Finnerty Found Dead in Michigan Woods

Former Grand Valley State University quarterback Cullen Finnerty went missing this weekend while fishing at his family’s cabin on the Baldwin River in Michigan. Now, the former quarterback’s body has been found. According to an Associated Press report, on Tuesday …

Hal McClure Dies; Journalist Was 92

Journalist Hal McClure has died at the age of 92. According to an Associated Press report, McClure died at a Los Angeles hospital on Sunday following surgery to remove a blood clot in his brain that was caused by a …

Japanese Motorcycle Rider Killed During Qualifier

A Japanese motorcycle racer was killed this week during a qualifying race in the U.K. According to a statement from Isle of Man Tourist Trophy (TT) organizers, 43-year-old Yoshinari Matsushita died Monday during a qualifying race for this year’s Isle …

Violent O.C. Crash Kills 5 Teens on Memorial Day

Five Irvine, California teens were killed Monday evening after a violent crash that left a car in pieces. According to a Los Angeles Times report, three girls and two boys – apparently high school-aged teens – were killed in the …

John Hammons Dies; Hotel Developer Was 94

Hotel developer and philanthropist John. Q. Hammons has died at the age of 94. According to a statement released by Hammons’ company, he died “peacefully” at his home in Springfield, Missouri on Sunday. Hammons grew up in Fairview, Missouri and …

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, 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. …

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 …

Epy Guerrero Dies: Famed MLB Scout Was 71

Epy Guerrero, the famed MLB scout in the Dominican Republic who is credited with dozens of high-profile signings, has died. He was 71. Guerrero began his career with the Houston Astros, where he famously signed Cesar Cedeno out of his …

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 …

Trevor Bolder Dies: David Bowie and Uriah Heep Bassist Was 62
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Trevor Bolder, English rock bassist and songwriter who is best known for his time with David Bowie’s The Spiders from Mars and progressive hard rock band Uriah Heep, has died of cancer. He was 62. Bolder played with Bowie’s The …

Wayne Miller Dies: Photographer Was 94

Wayne F. Miller, the photographer best known for his portraits of black America in post-WWII Chicago, has died. He was 94. Miller got his start studying banking at the University of Illinois at Urbana, only doing photography work on the …

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. …

Bernard Waber Dies: Children’s Author Was 91

Bernard Waber, beloved children’s author and illustrator, has died at the age of 91 after a long illness. Waber is probably best known for his books The House on East 88th Street and Lyle, Lyle, Crocodile (including his many subsequent …