All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘deaths’

Lourdes Flooding Kills 1, Closes Pilgrimage Sites

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 Lourdes, a famous French pilgrimage site for Roman Catholics. The site is sacred to Catholics due to reported sightings of …

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Slim Whitman Dies; Country Music Star Was 90

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, surrounded by his family. During his decades-long career, Whitman released dozens of albums, selling over 120 million of them. Though …

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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 to police, the bodies were found in a maintenance area inside the school, with no obvious signs as to their …

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Hoffa Remains Sought by FBI in Michigan

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 know where the mob-connected union leader is buried (or interred, or mixed into cement, ect…). This week, the FBI has …

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EagleMed Crash Kills 1, Prompts Questions

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, is now underway. EagleMed is a medical transport company that operates around 20 different locations throughout the midwestern U.S. The …

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Kentucky: Threats Made After Cop’s Death

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 who had apparently laid the debris as an ambush. Police in the 12,000-population Bardstown began investigating whether Ellis was the …

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Yosemite Rock Climber Dies, Missing Teen Still Not Found

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 his climbing partner were estimated to have climbed 600 feet up the rock face by 2 pm, when a rock …

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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. ‚ÄúDeacon Jones was one of the greatest players in NFL history,” said Bruce Allen, general manager of the Redskins. “Off the field, he was a true giant. His passion …

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Fire Kills 119 at Chinese Poultry Plant

A fire that occurred Monday at a Chinese poultry plant has resulted in the death of at least 119 people. According to a CNTV report, the fire trapped employees inside a slaughterhouse in the city of Dehui, located in China‘s northeast Jilin Province. 119 deaths have been confirmed with at least fifty more people injured. One witness stated that more …

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Teen Missing After Being Swept Over Yosemite Waterfall

A Sacramento, California teen is missing after being swept over a waterfall at Yosemite National Park. According to the U.S. National Park Service, 19-year-old Aleh Kalman was swimming above Nevada Fall (pictured) on Saturday after noon. At around 2:45, Kalman was swimming to shore from a rock in the middle of the river when a current swept him over the …

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Killer Bees Responsible for Death of Texas Man

A man is dead after disturbing the hive of an estimated 40,000 “killer” bees in Moody, Texas. 62-year-old Larry Goodwin died on Saturday after his tractor ran upon a hive of the killer bees while clearing brush for a neighbor. The bees had reportedly holed up inside an abandoned chicken coop. Goodwin was able to run away and attempt to …

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Jean Stapleton Dies, ‘All in the Family’ Actress Was 90

Jean Stapleton, the actress who portrayed Edith Bunker on the TV show All in the Family, has died at the age of 90. According to a Los Angeles Times report, Stapleton died Friday at her home in New York City. Her family stated that she died of natural causes. Stapleton, New York City native, began her career in the 1940s, …

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