Death

March 14, 2019 - 3:33 pm
MALIBU - Authorities today said a homeless man found dead on a beach in Malibu had been shot, and his death is being investigated as a homicide. The body of 42-year-old Miguel Guardado was discovered about 4 p.m. Monday in the 25600 block of Pacific Coast Highway, according to the Los Angeles...
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March 14, 2019 - 2:49 pm
(Santa Anita) -- Head of the Stronach Group, which owns Santa Anita Park, announces "zero tolerance for race day medication" and says riding crops "should only be used as a corrective safety measure," after sources confirm to KNX 1070 that another horse has died at the park -- making it the 22nd...
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AP
March 01, 2019 - 8:02 am
The parents of an American college student who died after being detained in North Korea say Kim Jong Un "and his evil regime" are responsible for his death. Fred and Cindy Warmbier rebuked President Donald Trump in a statement Friday. After meeting with Kim this week, Trump said he takes Kim "at...
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AP
February 28, 2019 - 11:24 am
Andre Previn, the pianist, composer and conductor whose broad reach took in the worlds of Hollywood, jazz and classical music, always rejecting suggestions that his bop 'n' blues moonlighting lessened his stature, died Thursday. He was 89. His manager Linda Petrikova said Previn passed away in his...
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CBS
February 22, 2019 - 2:37 pm
(KNX 1070) - The Los Angeles County Medical Examiner's Office has determined that KTLA news anchor Chris Burrous died from methamphetamine toxicity. The coroner's office ruled that the other factors were hypertension and cardiovascular disease. It was determined Burrous' death was accidental. He...
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Getty
February 21, 2019 - 10:48 am
(KNX 1070) - Peter Tork, a member of The Monkees, has died. He was 77. His sister confirmed the news Thursday but did not say how he died. Tork was the bass player in the Monkees, the made-for-TV group that took the music world by storm in the 1960s. K-Earth 101 morning host and pop expert Gary...
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AP
February 19, 2019 - 6:56 am
PARIS (AP/KNX 1070) — Karl Lagerfeld, Chanel's iconic couturier whose designs had an unprecedented impact on the entire fashion industry, died Tuesday in Paris, prompting an outpouring of love and admiration for the man in the trademark white ponytail, high starched collar and dark enigmatic...
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AP
February 13, 2019 - 2:04 pm
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — NASA's Opportunity, the Mars rover that was built to operate for just three months but kept going and going, rolling across the rocky red soil, was pronounced dead Wednesday, 15 years after it landed on the planet. The six-wheeled vehicle that helped gather critical...
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AP
February 10, 2019 - 6:48 pm
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Republican U.S. Rep. Walter B. Jones Jr. of North Carolina, a once-fervent supporter of the 2003 invasion of Iraq who later became an equally outspoken critic of the war, died Sunday on his 76th birthday. The congressman's office confirmed his death in a statement, saying Jones...
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February 05, 2019 - 7:41 am
LOS ANGELES (AP) — A woman died as a result of being struck in the head by a foul ball at Dodger Stadium last August, according to a coroner's report obtained by ESPN . Linda Goldbloom was celebrating her 79th birthday and 59th wedding anniversary at a game Aug. 25 when a ball hit by a San Diego...
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