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3 hrs ago | Myrtle Beach Online

Former Brunswick sheriff Hewett dies in NC jail

Hewett died at the New Hanover County Detention Center, where he was being held under a contract for the U.S. Marshals Service.


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7 hrs ago | WFTV Orlando

Kansas girl dies after contracting rare brain-eating amoeba

A 9-year-old Kansas girl is dead after she contracted an extremely rare brain-eating amoeba earlier this week, according to doctors.


12 hrs ago | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

Procession goes to firefighter's memorial

Hundreds of emergency responders have marched in a procession to honor a veteran Houston firefighter who died after suffering burns this week while battling a house blaze.


16 hrs ago |

Former EMU baseball coach Oestrike dies at 82

Oestrike's death was announced Friday by the Ypsilanti school. He was baseball coach for 23 seasons and had a record of 657-508-8.


18 hrs ago | Sunderland Echo

Funeral for footballer found dead at cliffs

THE funeral of a man found dead at the bottom of cliffs, after escaping from police custody, will be held next week.


22 hrs ago |

Corsham's Lord Robert Methuen, the 7th Baron Methuen, dies aged 82

Lord Robert Alexander Holt Methuen, the seventh Baron Methuen, who served in Parliament as both a hereditary and elected peer, died on Wednesday aged 82. The youngest of three brothers, he was born in 1931 and studied at Shrewsbury School and then Trinity College Cambridge, where he gained a degree in engineering.


Fri Jul 11, 2014

This is Wiltshire

Scores of mourners say final farewell to young Devizes mum

Friends and family of inspirational mum Natasha Goode turned out in force in Devizes today to say their final goodbyes.


Northern Michigan News

Church funeral for Ohio priest convicted of murder

A church funeral for a Roman Catholic priest in Ohio who died while serving a prison sentence for the 1980 death of a nun proceeded Friday as a few people protested at the church's diocese headquarters.


WZVN-TV Fort Myers

Skilled jazz bassist Charlie Haden dies at 76

NEW YORK - Bassist Charlie Haden, who helped change the shape of jazz a half-century ago as a member of the groundbreaking Ornette Coleman Quartet, has died.


Alaska Native land-claims leader dies

The law compensated Alaska Natives for loss of lands historically used. It led to establishment of regional and village Native corporations with the right to select 44 million acres of land and appropriated $962.5 million to them.


93.3 The Eagle

Queen's Brian May Acknowledges Former Manager's Passing

Queen 's Brian May is demonstrating that he doesn't hold a grudge. The rocker is expressing his "sincere condolences" to the family of the group's first manager, who passed away a few weeks ago.



Prominent editor, civil rights activist John Seigenthaler dies at 86

John Seigenthaler, the journalist who edited The Tennessean newspaper, helped shape USA Today and worked for civil rights during the Kennedy administration, died Friday at his Nashville home at age 86, his son said.


Sacramento Bee Newspaper

Obituary: Richard Dunnigan, 101, founded one of Sacramento's oldest real estate firms

Richard Dunnigan, a venerable figure in the real estate community who sold homes in Sacramento before World War II and founded one of the capital's oldest property firms, died Wednesday of complications from a stroke, his son said.


KHOU-TV Houston

Service Saturday for Houston firefighter Groover

A memorial service will be held this weekend for a veteran Houston firefighter who died after suffering burns while battling a house blaze.


Hillingdon Times

Mother meets man 'saved' by her son

Freda Carter told the Daily Telegraph how she came across her son's anonymous transplant recipient at a memorial service A mother whose son died six years ago met the man his donor heart saved in what has been described as a "completely coincidental" moment.


Thu Jul 10, 2014

Eileen Ford, maverick of the modeling industry, di...

Eileen Ford, the founder of the Ford Models who promoted the fresh-faced look of American women and set the stage for the phenomenon of celebrity super models, has died at the age of 92, the agency said on Thursday.


WVEC-TV Norfolk

Louisiana ruling on confession rankles Catholics

Catholics are decrying a recent Louisiana Supreme Court decision that reaches into the most sanctified of church places, the confessional booth.


Brandon Sun

Arraignment held for Detroit-area soccer player charged with murder in referee's death

A Detroit-area soccer player accused of killing a referee with a punch to the neck made an initial court appearance on a second-degree murder charge Thursday, the same day family and friends were saying a final goodbye to the referee.


The Leaf-Chronicle

Eileen Ford, founder of Ford Model Agency, dies

Modeling agency founder Eileen Ford, who shaped a generation's standards of beauty as she built an empire and launched the careers of Candice Bergen, Lauren Hutton, Jane Fonda and countless others, has died.


First singing, then tragedy at Maryland camp

Camp Executive Director Jon Bisset said Wednesday that the River Valley Ranch camp in Carroll County will review all its protocols after a 12-year-old camper died Tuesday night.