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Chloe Wiegand’s family sues Royal Caribbean cruise line over fall death

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The family of Chloe Wiegand, the 18-month-old girl who fell to her death on a Royal Caribbean cruise ship in July, filed a lawsuit against the cruise line Wednesday. The lawsuit seeks an unspecified financial award and aims to prevent a similar tragedy from recurring, according to the family’s attorney...
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Pete Frate, ALS Ice Bucket Challenge founder dies at 34 after battling the disease

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Pete Frates, an ALS advocate who founded the Ice Bucket Challenge, has died at the age of 34, CBS Boston reported. Boston College announced Frates’ death Monday. Frates, a former Boston College baseball captain, was diagnosed with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis in March 2012 at the age of 27. He and his...
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Pete Frates has died; Ice Bucket Challenge founder dies at 34 after battling ALS

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Pete Frates, an ALS advocate who founded the Ice Bucket Challenge, has died at the age of 34, CBS Boston reported. Boston College announced Frates’ death on Monday. Frates, a former Boston College baseball captain, was diagnosed with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis in March 2012 at the age of 27. He and...
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René Auberjonois has died; “Benson,” “Star Trek: Deep Space Nine” actor dies at 79 — cause of death metastatic lung cancer

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René Auberjonois, a prolific actor best known for his roles on the TV shows “Benson” and “Star Trek: Deep Space Nine” and his part in the 1970 film “M.A.S.H.” playing Father Mulcahy, has died. He was 79. The actor died Sunday at his home in Los Angeles of metastatic lung...
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Denise D’Ascenzo has died: Iconic WFSB-TV news anchor dies suddenly at home; cause of death not revealed

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Longtime and award-winning news anchor of CBS affiliate WFSB-TV, Denise D’Ascenzo, died suddenly at her home Saturday night, according to the television station. She was 61. “The grief we are all feeling is immeasurable,” the station wrote  on its website. “We are devastated for her husband and daughter who were...
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Carlos Gregorio Hernández Vásquez: ProPublica video shows 16-year-old migrant boy’s death in Border Patrol cell

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Washington — Carlos Gregorio Hernández Vásquez was in visible pain and disoriented when he collapsed near the toilet in his concrete cell around 1:36 a.m. one day last May. After writhing on the ground for several minutes, the migrant boy from Guatemala laid motionless. Four hours later, he was discovered...
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Lil BUB cat: Lil BUB, beloved viral internet cat, has died at age 8

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Lil BUB, the beloved viral internet cat known for her perennially stuck out tongue and massive eyes, has died, her owner announced in an emotional Instagram post Monday. She was 8 years old. “Dearest BUB, I will never forget your generosity, your limitless supply of love, or your uncanny ability...
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South Dakota plane crash: 9 dead in Pilatus PC-12 single-engine aircraft crash near Chamberlain airport

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A plane crash in South Dakota on Saturday claimed the lives of at least nine people, including the pilot and two children. The remaining three passengers on the Idaho-bound flight have been transported to medical facilities in Sioux Falls and are reportedly in critical condition, according to CBS News affiliate...
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South Dakota plane crash leaves at least nine dead

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A plane crash in South Dakota on Saturday claimed the lives of at least nine people, including the pilot and two children. The remaining three passengers on the Idaho-bound flight have been transported to medical facilities in Sioux Falls and are reportedly in critical condition, according to CBS News affiliate...
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Horse racing: Recent deaths force industry to consider new regulations

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Growing concern over the number of horses dying on race tracks – an average of 10 a week – is forcing the racing industry to reassess how it conducts its business. Some are calling for more regulation, while others want an outright ban, CBS News correspondent Don Dahler reports. No one...
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Delicate Arch: 2 die in fall while hiking at Arches National Park

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A man and woman died Friday morning while hiking in a popular area of Arches National Park in Utah.  A man in his 30s was also found with injuries and flown to a local hospital, CBS Salt Lake City affiliate KUTV reported.  Chief Ranger Scott Brown said a 65-year-old man...
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Brad Gobright, free solo climber from California, dies in Mexico in 300 meter fall from Sendero Luminoso near Monterrey

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A photo from the Facebook page of Brad Gobright shows the Californian free solo climber scaling a sheer rock face. Gobright died in a fall off a Mexican peak on November 27, 2019, according to Mexican authorities. Brad Gobright/Facebook Mexico City — Civil defense officials in northern Mexico reported Thursday that...
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Cruise ship death: Salvatore Anello, grandfather charged in death of 18-month-old Chloe Wiegand, says he’s colorblind

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Salvatore “Sam” Anello, the Indiana man accused of negligent homicide in the death of his granddaughter Chloe Wiegand, said what happens in the criminal investigation is not important because “the worst thing” has already happened. In an exclusive interview with CBS News, Anello spoke for the first time about the...
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Grandfather charged in cruise ship death describes “disbelief” at toddler’s fatal fall

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A man from Indiana whose granddaughter fell from a cruise ship said he was in “disbelief” when he saw what happened. Salvatore Anello spoke exclusively to CBS News in his first interview after being hit with criminal charges in his granddaughter’s death.  Anello was holding 18-month-old Chloe Wiegand on a cruise...
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Harry Morton has died: Founder of Pink Taco dies at 38 — cause of death not yet known

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Harry Morton, the founder of the Pink Taco restaurant chain, was found dead Saturday afternoon, authorities said. Morton was 38. Morton was found unconscious in his home in Beverly Hills by his younger brother, according to People. Morton was pronounced dead at the scene, according a statement from the Beverly...
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Cruise ship death: Court hearing in Puerto Rico today for grandfather of toddler Chloe Wiegand

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Last Updated Nov 20, 2019 11:38 AM EST A court hearing was held in Puerto Rico Wednesday for the grandfather of a toddler who died after falling from a cruise ship window. Salvatore Anello is charged with negligent homicide in the death of 18-month-old Chloe Wiegand. The little girl fell...
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Philadelphia shootings: Four separate shootings in 20-minute span leave 1 dead, 5 injured, police say

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One man was killed and five more were injured in four separate shootings that occurred in a 20-minute span in Philadelphia on Tuesday night, according to CBS Philadelphia. Authorities are investigating the shootings.  In the Logan section of the city, one man was killed and two others were injured in...
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Accident or murder? Investigating the death of Leslie Neulander

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Produced by Lourdes Aguiar, Allen Alter, Ruth Chenetz and Peter Shaw [This story previously aired on June 4, 2016. It was updated on November 16, 2019.] On the morning of Sept. 17, 2012, inside a grand home outside of Syracuse, New York, a disturbing scene was unfolding as 23-year-old Jenna...

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