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  • 7 hrs ago | via Greenwich Citizen 

    Horror movie director Wes Craven dies at 76

    File- This Oct. 16, 2010, file photo shows Wes Craven arriving at the Scream Awards in Los Angeles. Craven, whose "Nightmare on Elm Street" and "Scream" movies made him one of the most recognizable names in the horror film genre, has died.

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  • 10 hrs ago | via The Washington Post 

    Wes Craven, master of horror and slasher films, dies...

    Wes Craven, who had a strict religious upbringing that forbade the watching of movies, only to gain renown as a master of the horror genre with the "A Nightmare on Elm Street" and "Scream" franchises, died Aug. 30 at his home in Los Angeles. He was 76. "Nightmare" , "Scream" and their many sequels helped Mr. Craven win recognition as one of the major figures behind the slasher film.

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  • 18 hrs ago | via Sentinel & Enterprise 

    Horror legend Wes Craven dies at 76

    The Hollywood Reporter is reporting that Wes Craven, the famed writer-director of horror films known for the "Nightmare on Elm Street" and "Scream" movies, died Sunday after a battle with brain cancer. He was 76. Craven, whose iconic Freddy Krueger character horrified viewers for years, died at his home in Los Angeles, his family announced.

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  • 18 hrs ago | via Lowell Sun 

    Report: Director Craven dies at 76

    The Hollywood Reporter is reporting that Wes Craven, the famed writer-director of horror films known for the Nightmare on Elm Street and Scream movies, died Sunday after a battle with brain cancer. He was 76. Craven, whose iconic Freddy Krueger character horrified viewers for years, died at his home in Los Angeles, his family announced.

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  • 19 hrs ago | via Genesee Country Express 

    Horror legend Wes Craven dies of brain cancer

    Legendary horror writer/director Wes Craven has died of brain cancer at the age of 76, The Hollywood Reporter reports. Craven is best known for creating the iconic Freddy Krueger character in the " Nightmare on Elm Street " franchise as well as the 'ghostface killer' in the " Scream " films .

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  • 22 hrs ago | via Albany Times Union 

    Horror legend Wes Craven dies of brain cancer

    Legendary horror writer/director Wes Craven has died of brain cancer at the age of 76, The Hollywood Reporter reports. Craven is best known for creating the iconic Freddy Krueger character in the " Nightmare on Elm Street " franchise as well as the 'ghostface killer' in the " Scream " films .

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  • Yesterday | via CBS Local 

    Family: Legendary Horror Director Wes Craven Dead At 76

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  • Yesterday | via WTSP-TV Saint Petersburg 

    'Scream' director Wes Craven dies after brain cancer...

    Auteur filmmaker Wes Craven died Sunday in Los Angeles after a battle with brain cancer, according tomultiple reports. He was 76. 'Scream' director Wes Craven dies after brain cancer battle Auteur filmmaker Wes Craven died Sunday in Los Angeles after a battle with brain cancer, according tomultiple reports.

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  • Yesterday | via Hollywood Reporter 

    Wes Craven, Horror Maestro, Dies at 76

    Kurt Sutter first became famous during his reign of terror writing FX's smash "Sons of Anarchy." Now, with a second ultraviolent series about to hit, the Hollywood hothead has cooled down and opens up about his troubled childhood and why he no longer tweets the C-word.

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  • Saturday Aug 29 | via Press-Telegram 

    Gardena cardiologist, philanthropist James A. Mays d...

    Dr. James A. Mays, a cardiologist, author, community activist and philanthropist who has provided low-cost health care for decades in South Los Angeles, has died at the age of 76. Sometimes called “the Marcus Welby of the Ghetto,” Mays was perhaps best known for his Promenade of Prominence, Watts' answer to the Hollywood Walk of Fame. The sidewalk monument on Success Street, across from the Nickerson Gardens housing project, features granite-carved tributes to individuals who made notable contributions to the community.

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  • Thursday Aug 27 | via Daily Mail 

    Dr Paul Nassif pays tribute to Justin Bieber lookali...

    'He was a good person with a great heart': Botched star Dr. Paul Nassif pays tribute to Justin Bieber plastic surgery fan Tobias Strebel after he was found dead at 35 Botched star Dr. Paul Nassif composed a heartfelt message in remembrance of Tobias Strebel, the Justin Bieber mega-fan who appeared on his show the year before his passing on Friday. The plastic surgeon tweeted his sympathies to the family of the 35-year-old, who spent $100,000 on cosmetic procedures to resemble the super star.

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  • Wednesday Aug 26 | via Hollywood Reporter 

    'Botched' Star Tobias Strebel Found Dead at 35

    Strebel, who had spent $100,000 to look like Justin Bieber, was last seen in West Hollywood on Aug. 18. Botched reality TV personality Tobias Strebel , known for his similar appearance to Justin Bieber , was found dead in a Motel 6 room on Aug. 21 in North Hills, Calif., The Hollywood Reporter has confirmed. He was 35. Strebel died Aug. 21 at 5 p.m., according to the Los Angeles Coroner's Office.

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  • Tuesday Aug 25 | via Deadline 

    Howard Lipstone Dies: Longtime TV Exec Co-Founded Th...

    Howard Lipstone , a longtime TV executive whose company produced In Search Of, Gimme A Break and several socially conscious telefilms and miniseries in the 1970s and '80s, has died. He was 87. Lipstone died Monday at Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center in Westwood of complications from a recent stroke.

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  • Tuesday Aug 25 | via Los Angeles Times 

    Fugitive Santeria priest named as homicide suspect a...

    A photo of Pablo Pinto Mata, a suspect in the death of Maria Delrefugio Chavez, is displayed in a sheriff's news conference at the Hall of Justice in downtown Los Angeles. A photo of Pablo Pinto Mata, a suspect in the death of Maria Delrefugio Chavez, is displayed in a sheriff's news conference at the Hall of Justice in downtown Los Angeles.

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  • Saturday Aug 22 | via LA Daily News 

    Funeral for Notre Dame High student Chris Kelly draw...

    Hundreds of mourners gathered Friday to say goodbye to Notre Dame High School student Christopher Kelly , who was killed in a fiery Granada Hills crash last week days before he would have started his senior year. The funeral held at First Presbyterian Church of Granada Hills/Northridge was at overflow capacity with chairs set up outside to accommodate late arrivals.

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  • Friday Aug 21 | via Philly.com 

    Robert A. Wenke | High-profile judge, 88

    Robert A. Wenke, 88, a retired Los Angeles County Superior Court judge who sought to untangle conspiracy theories as he presided over a high-profile examination of the assassination of Robert F. Kennedy, has died. Mr. Wenke died Aug. 14 at his home in Long Beach, Calif., from complications of pancreatic cancer, his family said.

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  • Friday Aug 21 | via KXVO 

    Caitlyn Jenner may be charged with manslaughter stem...

    Shannen Doherty revealed she has been diagnosed with breast cancer in a lawsuit against her former management firm, according to The Hollywood Reporter. Shannen Doherty revealed she has been diagnosed with breast cancer in a lawsuit against her former management firm, according to The Hollywood Reporter.

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  • Friday Aug 21 | via KMPH-TV Fresno 

    Jennifer Lawrence is the top-paid actress, but makes...

    Shannen Doherty revealed she has been diagnosed with breast cancer in a lawsuit against her former management firm, according to The Hollywood Reporter. Shannen Doherty revealed she has been diagnosed with breast cancer in a lawsuit against her former management firm, according to The Hollywood Reporter.

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  • Thursday Aug 20 | via Los Angeles Times 

    Robert Wenke, who presided over Robert Kennedy assas...

    Robert Wenke, a former L.A. County Superior Court judge, conceived and implemented the concept of allowing the public to apply to serve on a grand jury and appointed the first woman to serve as a foreperson on an L.A. County grand jury. In 1975, he presided over hearings looking into the possibility of a second gunman's involvement in the Robert Kennedy assassination.

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  • Thursday Aug 20 | via LA Daily News 

    Funeral for Notre Dame student killed in Granada Hil...

    A funeral service for Notre Dame High School's Christopher Kelly, an incoming senior killed last week in a fiery crash in Granada Hills, will be held Friday afternoon. The service will take place at 1 p.m. at First Presbyterian Church, 10400 Zelzah Ave., in Northridge, across from Granada Hills High School, according to the school's website .

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