Celebrity deaths

July 21, 2019 - 9:00 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The longest-serving former Manhattan district attorney who tried mob kingpins, music stars and white-collar criminals and inspired a character on 'Law & Order' has died. Robert Morgenthau was 99. His wife, Lucinda Franks, told The New York Times that Morgenthau died Sunday at a...
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FILE - This 2012 file photo, shows Mitch Petrus of the New York Giants NFL football team. Officials say Petrus, a former Arkansas offensive lineman who later won a Super Bowl with the New York Giants, has died in Arkansas of apparent heat stroke. He was 32. Pulaski County Coroner Gerone Hobbs says Petrus died Thursday, July 18, 2019, at a North Little Rock hospital. Hobbs says Petrus had worked outside all day at his family shop, and that his cause of death is listed as heat stroke. (AP Photo/File)
July 19, 2019 - 7:21 am
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — Officials say former New York Giants offensive lineman Mitch Petrus has died in Arkansas of apparent heat stroke. He was 32. Pulaski County Coroner Gerone Hobbs says Petrus died Thursday night at a North Little Rock hospital. He says Petrus had worked outside all day at his...
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Los Angeles Angels' Albert Pujols, right, scores past Houston Astros catcher Robinson Chirinos after a double by Kevan Smith and a throwing error by Astros second baseman Jose Altuve during the seventh inning of a baseball game, Monday, July 15, 2019, in Anaheim, Calif. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)
July 15, 2019 - 10:45 pm
ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Albert Pujols got three hits and drove in three runs, and the Los Angeles Angels remained unbeaten since the All-Star break with a 9-6 victory over the AL West-leading Houston Astros on Monday night. Mike Trout didn't play due to a strained right calf, but Pujols picked up...
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Los Angeles Angels' Mike Trout follows through on a two-run home run against the Seattle Mariners during the third inning of a baseball game Saturday, July 13, 2019, in Anaheim, Calif. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)
July 13, 2019 - 10:55 pm
ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Slugger Mike Trout has been brilliant on offense over the past seven games, becoming the sixth player in American League history with eight home runs and 18 RBIs in that span. Los Angeles Angels manager Brad Ausmus said the fact that Trout has been able to produce following...
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A makeshift shrine in honor of Los Angeles Angels pitcher Tyler Skaggs stands outside Angel Stadium before the team's baseball game against the Seattle Mariners on Friday, July 12, 2019, in Anaheim, Calif. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)
July 12, 2019 - 6:46 pm
ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Tyler Skaggs' jersey hangs in his untouched locker in the Los Angeles Angels' clubhouse, his pristine cleats and gloves ready for a ballgame. The big stereo system in the room's center is silent because the affable left-hander who controlled the Angels' musical choices is no...
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FILE - In this April 25, 2019, file photo, Cameron Boyce arrives at WE Day California at The Forum in Inglewood, Calif. Actor Cameron Boyce, known for his roles in the Disney Channel franchise “Descendants” and the Adam Sandler “Grown Ups” movies, died Saturday, July 6, 2019, at his home in Los Angeles, according to his spokesperson. He was 20. (Photo by Richard Shotwell/Invision/AP, File)
July 11, 2019 - 3:32 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Disney Channel has canceled the red-carpet premiere of its movie "Descendants 3" after the death of 20-year-old star Cameron Boyce. Disney Channel said in a statement Thursday that instead of the July 22 event, the telecast will be dedicated to Boyce's memory and the Walt Disney...
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FILE - In this Wednesday, Feb. 11, 2009, file photo, U.S. actor Rip Torn poses during a photo call for the competition movie "Happy Tears," at the Berlinale in Berlin. Award-winning television, film and theater actor Torn has died at the age of 88, his publicist announced Tuesday, July 9, 2019. (AP Photo/Markus Schreiber, File)
July 09, 2019 - 8:11 pm
LAKEVILLE, Conn. (AP) — Award-winning television, film and theater actor Rip Torn has died at the age of 88, according to his publicist. Publicist Rick Miramontez says Torn died Tuesday afternoon at his home with his wife, Amy Wright, and daughters Katie Torn and Angelica Page by his side. No cause...
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July 07, 2019 - 9:01 am
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Actor Cameron Boyce, known for his roles in the Disney Channel franchise "Descendants" and the Adam Sandler "Grown Ups" movies, has died. He was 20 years old. Boyce, who played Carlos Oscar De Vil in "Descendants," died Saturday at his home in Los Angeles, according to his...
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FILE - In this June 18, 2004 file photo, Brazilian composer Joao Gilberto performs at Carnegie Hall, in New York. The Brazilian singer and composer, who is considered one of the fathers of the Bossa Nova genre, has died. His death was confirmed by his children on Saturday, July 6, 2019. Gilberto was 88 years old. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer, File)
July 06, 2019 - 3:36 pm
RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Joao Gilberto, a Brazilian singer, guitarist and songwriter considered one of the fathers of the bossa nova genre that gained global popularity in the 1960s and became an iconic sound of the South American nation, died Saturday, his son said. He was 88. Joao Marcelo said his...
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July 06, 2019 - 12:55 pm
RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Brazilian singer and composer Joao Gilberto, who is considered one of the fathers of the Bossa Nova genre, has died. His death was confirmed by his children on Saturday. Gilberto was 88 years old.
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