Death

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June 17, 2019 - 7:25 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Gloria Vanderbilt, the intrepid heiress, artist and romantic who began her extraordinary life as the "poor little rich girl" of the Great Depression, survived family tragedy and multiple marriages and reigned during the 1970s and '80s as a designer jeans pioneer, died Monday at the...
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June 02, 2019 - 9:00 am
Authorities say a woman plunged to her death down a Northern California waterfall after she slipped and lost her footing while taking photos. The North Tahoe Fire Protection District said in a statement that the woman died Friday at Eagle Falls. Water cascades 150 feet (45 meters) from the...
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May 27, 2019 - 8:19 am
ARCADIA, Calif. — Santa Anita had its third horse death in nine days when a gelding pulled up during a race and was euthanized. Twenty-six horses have died in racing or training at the Southern California track since Dec. 26. The Los Angeles Times reported that Kochees sustained an injury to its...
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May 23, 2019 - 7:52 am
Two beloved, elderly lions have died at zoos in California. The San Francisco Zoo announced Wednesday that a 16-year-old male African lion named Jahari died Monday of old age. African lions live to about 14 in the wild. He was born at the zoo in 2003 and raised by the staff after his mother died...
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May 22, 2019 - 12:50 pm
(KNX 1070) - There's been an alarming spike in bobcat deaths in SoCal. In the past 3 mos, our biologists have been made aware of 6 bobcats - incl a collared male & a female who was later discovered to be lactating - who have been struck & killed by cars in the #SantaMonicaMountains . --...
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May 20, 2019 - 1:36 pm
The U.S. government says a 16-year-old Guatemalan died Monday at a Border Patrol station in South Texas, the fifth death of a migrant child apprehended by border agents since December. U.S. Customs and Border Protection identified the teenager as Carlos Gregorio Hernandez Vasquez. CBP said the...
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Ameera Butt
May 17, 2019 - 7:22 am
The cat sensation known as Grumpy Cat has died at age 7 in Arizona. Her owners said on an Instagram post Friday that a urinary tract infection became too tough for her to overcome and that she "passed away peacefully...at home in the arms of her mommy, Tabatha." She passed away Tuesday, May 14...
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May 15, 2019 - 12:48 pm
A Port of Los Angeles worker has been killed and another severely hurt. Port spokesman Phillip Sanfield tells KNX the accident happened this morning. "There was an accident involving a top loader container handler which is a piece of equipment that is used on the terminal. We are not exactly sure...
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May 14, 2019 - 1:10 pm
Tim Conway, the stellar second banana to Carol Burnett who won four Emmy Awards on her TV variety show, has died, according to his publicist. He was 85. Conway died Tuesday morning after a long illness in Los Angeles, according to Howard Bragman, who heads LaBrea Media. "I'm heartbroken," Burnett...
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John Singleton
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Ameera Butt
May 13, 2019 - 8:05 am
A memorial service will be held next week for John Singleton at USC. The Oscar-nominated director of the 1991 South LA drama "Boyz n the Hood" graduated from USC's film school. He had just finished USC's School of Cinematic Arts when he directed the iconic movie and was based on his own life in...
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