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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

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

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
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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
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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
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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 …

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
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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

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 …

Otis Bowen Dies In Indiana Nursing home
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Former Indiana Governor Otis Bowen, sometimes known as “Doc,” died in a nursing home in Donaldson, Indiana at the age of 95 from unspecified causes. As Governor, Bowen served for two terms, from 1973 to 1981. He also served as …

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 …

Scarface Actor Who Died Was Also The Anchor In Robocop [Video]

Mario Machado, a broadcast news reporter, who also played the part of a reporter in Scarface, Robocop, Rocky III, and Brian’s song, died on Saturday at a convalescent facility in West Hills, Los Angeles. Machado was an eight-time Emmy award …

Scarface Actor Dies; Mario Machado Was 78
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Mario Machado, a Los Angeles TV reporter famous for portraying reporters in movies, has died at the age of 78. According to a Los Angeles Times report, Machado died at a convalescent facility in the West Hills neighborhood of Los …

Punched Ref Dies After Time in Coma
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A Utah man died on Saturday after being punched while refereeing a soccer game one week ago. According to an Associated Press report, 46-year-old Ricardo Portillo died at a Salt Lake City hospital after spending a week in a coma. …

Tower Climber Falls, Dies in Seattle
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A man climbing a power tower in Seattle has died, but not for lack of climbing ability. According to an Associated Press report, the man was climbing a 200-foot power tower when he touched a high-voltage power line and was …

Kelly: Overdose Suspected in Rapper’s Death
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Earlier this week, the tragic death of rapper Chris Kelly stunned music fans. The 34-year-old Kelly was found dead in his Atlanta home Wednesday evening. He was later declared dead at a nearby hospital. Now, a police report has surfaced …

John Williamson Dies; Swinger Resort Founder Was 80

John Williamson, the founder of the sexually liberal Sandstone Retreat, has died at the age of 80. According to an Associated Press report on his death, Williamson died of cancer on March 24 in Reno, Nevada. Williamson and his wife, …

Slayer Guitarist Jeff Hanneman Dies Of Liver Failure
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Jeff Hanneman, one of two guitarists for the legendary heavy metal band Slayer, has died of liver failure. He was 49. The above image currently appears on the band’s official site, where they shared the following statement: Slayer is devastated …

Deftones Pay Tribute To Chris Kelly, Kris Kross

Deftones played a show at The Pageant in St. Louis last night, and after learning of Kris Kross rapper Chris Kelly’s death, paid a bit of a tribute, adding some lyrics from the smash hit “Jump” to their own song …

Fatal Bear Mauling Results in Fines
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In November 2012, a Montana animal trainer was mauled and killed by a bear while cleaning its cage. 24-year-old Benjamin Cloutier was an animal trainer at Animals of Montana, which trains animals for photography, TV, and Movies. Now, the U.S. …

USA Today Founder Al Neuharth Dies USA Today Founder Al Neuharth Dies

Al Neuharth, founder of USA Today and former chairman of Gannett died on Friday, reportedly after falling. He died in his home in Cocoa Beach, Florida at the age of 89. USA Today has compiled a round-up of reactions to …