A look at the bizarre events leading up to Casey Kasem's death

While he was one of the most beloved personalities in radio, the last few months of Casey Kasem were plagued with drama.


Montreal horse-racing legend Irving Liverman dies at 94

Irving Liverman, an unassuming Montreal businessman who became one of most remarkable and enduring success stories in North American horse racing, …

Canadian News

Richard ‘Racehorse’ Haynes, colorful Texas lawyer who won high-profile murder cases, dies at 90

Richard “Racehorse” Haynes, a flamboyant Texas lawyer with a spellbinding courtroom style who won acquittals in several high-profile murder cases and was acclaimed as one of the country’s foremost defense attorneys, died April 28 at his home in Trinity, Tex. He was 90.<p>His death was announced by a …


6 major TV characters that were recast after an actor died

Sometimes the show must go on.<p>By: MeTV Staff Posted: Apr 28, 2017, 10:00AM<p>How does a TV show react to the death of a star? In some cases, especially …


Thomas Forkner, co-founder of the Waffle House chain, dies at 98

Thomas F. Forkner, who jumped from selling real estate to the restaurant business when he co-founded Waffle House in the 1950s, died April 26 n Suwanee, Ga. He was 98.<p>Waffle House announced his death in a statement. The cause was not disclosed. He died less than two months after the death of his …


Wayde van Niekerk given National Order by President Zuma – here’s who else made the cut

President Jacob Zuma, the Grand Patron of the National Orders, will on Friday, 28 April, bestow the 2017 National Orders Awards.<p>The National Orders …

South Africa

Tributes for Albanvale man David Whimpey after man charged with his murder

The heartbroken brother of an Albanvale man found dead near Lake Eppalock has expressed his grief after a man was charged with his murder.


From Ghana to Hanover Square

A rarity in a business like fashion, where fairy-tale transports are most often town cars, the story of Edward Enninful, recently named the next editor of British Vogue, began on the London tube.<p>Born in Ghana and raised in Ladbroke Grove, an unglamorous neighborhood in west London, Mr. Enninful was …


In Harper Lee’s Letters: Books, Fame and a ‘Lying’ Capote

AUBURN, Ala. — He ended up as the eulogist at Harper Lee’s funeral last year, but the Alabama historian and author Wayne Flynt did not exactly get along with the novelist when they first met in 1983 in the small lake town of Eufaula, Ala.<p>He asked her to sign his copy of “To Kill a Mockingbird.”<p>“She …


Michael Mantenuto Cause Of Death: Disney’s ‘Miracle’ Actor Found Dead At 35

Michael Mantenuto, who played former NHL star Jack O'Callahan in Disney’s 2004 “Miracle” movie, was found dead earlier this week, reports said …


T.L. Arends, longtime Bartlett official and volunteer, dies

T.L. Arends spent decades volunteering with various groups in Bartlett, where she was a village trustee for more than 25 years and a Park District commissioner for 12 years.<p>"She never sought the limelight, but she was consistently there, serving quietly," Bartlett Village President Kevin Wallace …


Home of ‘Everybody Loves Raymond’ Star Doris Roberts Selling for $2.45M

The Los Angeles hacienda has come on the market a year after the award-winning actress’s death<p>The Los Angeles home where “Everybody Loves Raymond” …

Luxury Homes

Bob Walsh, NBC exec who never forgot his roots, has died at 88

As an executive vice president of NBC, Robert S. “Bob” Walsh jetted around the world to oversee coverage of the 1988 Seoul Olympics, Wimbledon and …

Former CBS4 Reporter Wendy Bergen Dies: From Scandal to Redemption

Wendy Bergen, a former reporter with KCNC, the station now known as CBS4, died on Wednesday, April 26, following a brain aneurysm. Bergen's …


Norman T. Hatch, Who Filmed Grisly World War II Combat, Dies at 96

Norman T. Hatch, a former Marine cinematographer whose Academy Award-winning footage of a punishing American victory in the Pacific during World War II was so grisly that it had required White House approval before it could be released, died on April 22 in Alexandria, Va. He was 96.<p>His death was …


Culture stars who died in 2017: from Jonathan Demme to Bill Paxton

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Omaha woman who helped resettle persecuted Soviet Jews dies at 94

Shirley Goldstein kept red licorice near the door for visitors. She decorated statues outside her home for the holidays, and called each of her …


Brave woman who battled life-threatening illnesses 'with a smile' for almost three decades dies on family holiday

A brave woman who battled life-threatening illnesses 'with a smile' for almost three decades has died on a family holiday.<p>Alison Knapper passed away …

Mental Health

The Lesson of Al Golin's Career in Public Relations: Make That Phone Call

In 1957, when Al Golin was a young public-relations man in Chicago, a friend suggested he should make a pitch to the owner of a fledgling drive-in hamburger chain. Mr. Golin promptly made the call to Ray Kroc, who invited him over immediately for a chat. Mr. Golin noted that encouraging local …

Public Relations

Longtime Detroit Red Wings physician John Finley dead at 88

Dr. John Finley, who nurtured and cared for generations of Detroit Red Wings players from Ted Lindsay and Gordie Howe to Steve Yzerman, Nick Lidstrom …

Ice Hockey

Lloyd Rayney illegally recorded wife's phone calls, WA police officer says

The officer in charge of the Corryn Rayney murder investigation says he still believes her husband, Lloyd Rayney, illegally recorded her phone …


Vinod Khanna dies at 70: reactions from friends, colleagues, admirers pour in

Veteran star and politician Vinod Khanna died at 70 on Thursday. He was said to be suffering from cancer.<p>The actor was hospitalised in the first week …


Miracle actor Michael Mantenuto found dead at age 35

<i>This article originally appeared on</i><p>Actor Michael Mantenuto, best known for his role as Jack O’Callahan in Disney’s <i>Miracle</i>, has died. He was 35.<p>The actor was found dead in his car on Monday afternoon after sustaining a self-inflicted gunshot wound, the King County medical examiner’s …


The 12 richest soap opera stars, ranked

If you've ever been home during the day and decided to watch TV, you've probably seen a soap opera episode or two.<p>The scandal-packed, …


Women at war: building Roosevelt's 'Arsenal of Democracy' – in pictures

Photographs by Alfred T Palmer reveal the critical role played by American women in constructing aircraft during the second world war


The Journalists Who Wring Life Out Of Death: 'Obit'

They say everyone dies twice: once when they take their last breath, and again when their name is spoken aloud for the last time. The heartfelt and unshakable new documentary <i>Obit</i>, a profile of the Obituaries section at the <i>New York Times</i>, considers the people who have devoted their professions to …


Bollywood actor Vinod Khanna dies of cancer at age 70

NEW DELHI - A hospital official says Vinod Khanna, a dashing Bollywood actor turned politician, has died of cancer in Mumbai. He was 70.<p>Tushar Pania, …


The Temptations bass player Kerry Turman dies after show

Kerry Turman, a longtime bassist for The Temptations, has died after a performance in Missouri. He was 59.<p>The coroner in Cape Girardeau County says …

Canadian News

Disney's Miracle Actor Michael Mantenuto Dies At 35

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Guitarist Sues To Stop Use Of Jefferson Starship Band Name

A founding member of Jefferson Starship filed a lawsuit Thursday to stop some of his former bandmates from using the band’s name for upcoming …