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In Memoriam: Robin Williams

Scott Iwaniec

September 3, 2014

Filed under Entertainment, Movies

A little piece of everyone’s heart died along with Robin Williams on Aug 11, 2014. It would be easy for me to sit here and write a quick list of his accomplishments and end with an “R.I.P.” but Williams deserves more than that....

A Letter From President Kaplan: Sad news regarding a UNH student

The Charger Bulletin

April 11, 2012

Filed under Campus News and Events, Top Stories, University of New Haven

Dear Campus Community I am deeply saddened to report the untimely death of Stirling Danskin, a sophomore majoring in music and sound recording at the University, has died.  His body was discovered across Boston Post Road several...

Afghans: US Paid $50K Per Shooting Spree Death

The Associated Press

March 28, 2012

Filed under Global News

KANDAHAR, Afghanistan (AP) — The U.S. paid $50,000 in compensation for each villager killed and $11,000 for each person wounded in a shooting rampage allegedly carried out by a rogue American soldier in southern Afghanistan, Afg...

Singer Whitney Houston Dies at 48

Christopher Whalen

February 15, 2012

Filed under Entertainment, Music

Singer Whitney Houston was found dead on Saturday February 11, 2012. Houston was pronounced dead at 3:55 p.m. PT; she was 48 years old. Despite her last years being taunt with tabloid rumors and drug addiction, Houston was...

Holding Back the Years

Shannon Livewell

February 1, 2012

Filed under Entertainment, Music

Etta James, the fiery blues singer known best for her uncharacteristically sweet ballad "At Last," died two weeks ago in Riverside, Calif., after a long battle with chronic leukemia. She was 73. James was one of the first women in...

Iranian Woman’s Stoning Sentence Delayed

The Associated Press

September 15, 2010

Filed under Global News, Local, Religion

Move over, balloon boy. The newest story to face outrageous media coverage and subsequent fervor from those who have become engrossed in it is the case of an Iranian woman sentenced to death by stoning in Tehran. In fact, the...

SeaWorld fined $75,000 for whale trainer’s death

The Associated Press

August 25, 2010

Filed under Animals & Wildlife, Global News

ORLANDO, Fla. – The federal job safety agency fined SeaWorld Orlando $75,000 on Monday for three violations uncovered while investigating the February death of a trainer who was grabbed by a killer whale and dragged underwater. The...

Former Warriors Owner Franklin Mieuli Dies at 89

Heather Brown

April 28, 2010

Filed under National Sports, Sports

OAKLAND, Calif. – Franklin Mieuli, whose deerstalker cap, substantial beard, and casual style made him one of the NBA's most colorful figures in his 24 years as owner of the Golden State Warriors, died Sunday. He was 89. Mieuli...

Jackson family to face doctor charged in death

Brittni DeHart

April 5, 2010

Filed under Music

From The Associated Press More than a dozen members of Michael Jackson's family plan to appear in a courtroom where the doctor charged with causing his death is due for a hearing. Dr. Conrad Murray has pleaded not guilty...

Bin Laden threatens US over alleged 9/11 plotter

Liz De La Torre

March 25, 2010

Filed under Global News

From The Associated Press CAIRO – Osama bin Laden threatened in a new message released Thursday to kill any Americans al-Qaida captures if the U.S. executes the self-professed mastermind of the Sept. 11 attacks or other al-Qaida...

Mexico-bound bus crashes in Texas, killing 2

Liz De La Torre

March 16, 2010

Filed under Global News

From The Associated Press CAMPBELLTON, Texas – A crowded bus carrying young families and spring breakers toward Mexico went careening off a Texas highway and flipped onto its side Tuesday, killing two people and forcing dozens...

Whales perform for 1st time since trainer’s death

Liz De La Torre

February 28, 2010

Filed under Global News

From The Associated Press ORLANDO, Fla. – Employees wept and audience members grew silent Saturday at SeaWorld as the theme park's popular killer whale show resumed with a photo montage memorial for a trainer who was killed...

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