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Rapper Drakeo’s family filing wrongful death lawsuit against Los Angeles festival’s promoters

USA TODAY – For more and to sign up click here Olafimihan Oshin The family of rapper Drakeo the Ruler will file a wrongful death and negligence lawsuit against promoters of the “Once Upon A Time in LA” festival, The Associated Press reported.  In a news conference Thursday, the rapper’s family,......

Hiker falls 700 feet to death while taking selfie on a peak in the Superstition Mountains near Phoenix

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CBS News – For more and to sign up click here A hiker camping on a peak in the Superstition Mountains east of metro Phoenix was found dead after apparently slipping while taking a selfie and falling hundreds of feet, authorities said Wednesday. The body of Richard Jacobson, 21, was......

Cardi B Instrumental in Lauren Smith-Fields Death Investigation, Family Says

Cardi B shining light on the death of Lauren Smith-Fields helped spur a criminal investigation in Connecticut … so says the girl’s family, who is applauding the singer. Smith-Fields’ family attorney Darnell Crosland tells TMZ … Cardi was instrumental in getting Lauren’s tragic death to become a criminal case, because......

Statue of Kobe Bryant and Daughter Gianna Erected at Crash Site on 2-Year Anniversary of Death – E! Online

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Remembering the Bryants. On Jan. 26, a statue honoring Kobe Bryant and his daughter Gianna was placed on the site of the helicopter crash in Calabasas, Calif., two years to the day of… E! Online – For more and to sign up click here To Return to the Main Aggregate......

Federal court upholds stay of execution for Alabama death row inmate

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CBS News – For more and to sign up click here The U.S. 11th Circuit Court of Appeals has upheld a stay of execution for an Alabama death row inmate who said his intellectual disability was not accommodated by the Alabama Department of Corrections when he was asked to choose......

Sculptor honors life of Kobe Bryant on two-year anniversary of his death

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SI – For more and to sign up click here Wilton Jackson Two years ago today, Lakers star Kobe Bryant along with nine other people—including his 13-year-old daughter, Gianna—died in a helicopter crash in Calabasas, California. During the time of his death, Bryant was traveling to his youth sports academy......

Sports world pays tribute to Kobe on two-year anniversary of his death

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Lakers star Kobe Bryant died two years ago Wednesday in a helicopter crash that killed nine people, including his 13-year-old daughter, Gianna. Bryant was 41 at the time of the accident, traveling to his youth sports academy for a basketball game. On Wednesday, those from around the sports world paid tribute......

When a Winter Storm Triggered One of the Deadliest Disasters in D.C. History

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The tragedy marked Washington, D.C.’s deadliest single-day disaster. Pictured: an overhead view of the Knickerbocker Theatre following the roof’s collapse Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division It was a seemingly inconsequential homework assignment that saved Charles Lyman III’s life on a frigid night in January 1922. Then a 14-year-old prep......

Alicia Witt Breaks Social Media Silence to Address “Misconceptions” About Parents’ Sudden Death – E! Online

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Alicia Witt is setting the record straight about the circumstances surrounding the death of her parents, Robert and Diane Witt. Robert, 80, and Diane, 75, were found dead inside their… E! Online – For more and to sign up click here To Return to the Main Aggregate News Page –......

Daily US death toll from Covid now matches Delta

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“The common thread throughout the Omicron wave is that it is largely impacting the unvaccinated, in terms of severity of illness, hospitalisation rates and indeed, risk of dying from the infection,” explained Dr Mark Cameron, an associate professor in the department of population and quantitative health sciences at Case Western......

Lauren Smith-Fields’ death ruled an accident, with drugs including fentanyl and alcohol to blame

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CBS News – For more and to sign up click here Lauren Smith-Fields’ death ruled an accident, with drugs including fentanyl and alcohol to blame – CBS News Watch CBS News An autopsy report ruled the death of Connecticut woman Lauren Smith-Fields an accident. But her family’s attorney says they......

Police investigation of Black woman’s mysterious death “racially insensitive,” family says

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CBS News – For more and to sign up click here A Connecticut family says the Bridgeport Police Department failed to properly investigate the mysterious death of a young Black woman last month, calling the detectives’ handling of the case “racially insensitive.” The family says it plans to sue. In......

Nick Cannon Says He’s “Still Missing My Little Dude” One Month After Son Zen’s Death – E! Online

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Nick Cannon is remembering his “angel” son Zen. On Saturday, Jan. 22, the Nick Cannon Show host shared a photo of him sitting down with five of his children–including twins… E! Online – For more and to sign up click here To Return to the Main Aggregate News Page –......

Homicide leading cause of ‘unexpected’ death for Baltimore children: report

USA TODAY – For more and to sign up click here Lexi Lonas Homicide was the leading cause of “unexpected” deaths for children in Baltimore over the past five years, according to a city health report. The report said that from 2016 to 2020, 208 minors 17 years old or......

‘Smells like death’: Peru oil spill clear-up drags on as fishermen count cost

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LIMA, Jan 21 (Reuters) – Spanish energy firm Repsol (REP.MC) said on Friday a clear-up operation for a major oil spill on the coast near Peru’s capital Lima would take until the end of February, in an environmental incident declared a ‘catastrophe’ by the government. Dead seals, fish and birds......

Brian Laundrie claimed responsibility for Gabby Petito’s death in notebook, FBI says

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CBS News – For more and to sign up click here In its final report on the investigation into Gabby Petito‘s death, the FBI wrote that Brian Laundrie claimed responsibility for his fiancée’s death in a notebook found near his remains. Petito’s body was found in Wyoming in September, and......

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