Death

CBS Sacramento
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November 15, 2019 - 6:55 am
Charges were announced Tuesday against three California employees in the death of a student with special needs, CBS Sacramento reports. Guiding Hands School, Inc. Executive Director and Site Administrator Cindy Keller, Principal Staranne Meyers and special education teacher Kimberly Wohlwend each...
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November 12, 2019 - 10:18 am
An accomplished gymnast at Southern Connecticut State University has died following a serious spinal cord injury suffered in a training accident. Melanie Coleman, 20, of Milford, Connecticut, was training Friday at New Era Gymnastics in Hamden when she was injured, said her mother, Susan Coleman...
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AP
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November 11, 2019 - 7:05 am
ISTANBUL (AP) — A former British army officer who helped found the White Helmets volunteer organization in Syria, was found dead in Istanbul early Monday, Turkish officials and the group said. James Le Mesurier's body was found near his home in the Beyoglu district by worshippers on their way to a...
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November 07, 2019 - 11:17 am
A chaotic and terrifying scene was captured on camera in Carmichael, California. CBS Sacramento reports that footage from an officer-involved shooting was released by the Sacramento County Sheriff's Department. The video shows the moments before a deadly confrontation. Chanell Brown, 23, was shot...
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November 05, 2019 - 6:59 am
MEXICO CITY (AP) — At least three women and six children, all apparently U.S. citizens, were slaughtered by drug cartel gunmen in northern Mexico, officials said Tuesday. Six children were found alive, one child had a bullet wound and one child was still missing. Mexican Security Secretary Alfonso...
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November 04, 2019 - 7:52 am
Former President Jimmy Carter said he was "at ease with death" while speaking in front of a crowd during a Sunday school service this weekend. The lifelong Baptist appeared in church less than two weeks after being hospitalized for fracturing his pelvis in a fall. The 95-year-old was teaching...
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November 01, 2019 - 1:56 pm
A 36-year-old Oxford, Indiana woman was found dead in her home with an 8-foot-long python wrapped around her neck. The home is owned by Benton County Sheriff Don Munson, who lives next door. The building was described as a "reptile home," a house specifically set up to house 140 snakes. The victim...
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AP
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October 30, 2019 - 9:26 am
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Actor-comedian John Witherspoon, who memorably played Ice Cube's father in the "Friday" films, has died. He was 77. Witherspoon's family issued a statement to the website Deadline saying that Witherspoon died Tuesday in Los Angeles. No cause of death was released. The actor had a...
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October 29, 2019 - 10:08 am
The grandfather of a toddler who died after falling 11 stories from a cruise ship window in Puerto Rico has been charged in her death. Chloe Wiegand, 18 months old, fell in July when her grandfather Salvatore "Sam" Anello lifted her up to an open window. Anello was handcuffed Monday and escorted by...
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October 28, 2019 - 11:07 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Robert Evans, the protean and fast-living Hollywood producer who backed such seminal 1970s films as "Chinatown," ''The Godfather" and "Harold and Maude," has died. He was 89. A representative for Evans confirmed that Evans died on Saturday. No other details were immediately...
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