Famous deaths

'I stepped on its neck' Runner recounts life-or-death fight with mountain lion

5 minutes ago   |   ABC

When the animal clamped its jaws on Travis Kauffman's wrist, he said he jammed his foot onto the cat's neck and held it there.
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Middle-aged women dying at alarming rate from overdoses, CDC finds

25 minutes ago   |   NBC News

The rate of deaths from opioid overdoses soared by nearly 500 percent among women over 30, the CDC found.
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Mom touched by Kendra Scott employee's kind gesture after daughter's death

35 minutes ago   |   ABC

A grieving mother feels like her daughter is watching over her from heaven after a Kendra Scott employee's act of kindness.
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Grieving family evacuated from NJ Motor Inn after carbon monoxide detected

1 hour ago   |   ABC

A family was evacuated from their room while grieving the recent loss of their 7-year-old daughter, who passed away at the Friendship Motor Inn Friday night in Carneys Point...
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Bugler Jay Cohen's joyful notes at Santa Anita have been muted

1 hour ago   |   Los Angeles Times

Jay Cohen picks up the trumpet, pulls it to his lips, and prepares to play the most famous 34 notes in sports. “I don't want to do this, but I will,'' he says softly. He slowly...
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Drug overdose deaths hit record high above 70,000, drive down U.S. life expectancy

1 hour ago   |   NBC News

Suicide rates rose by 3.7 percent. The two causes of untimely death lowered U.S. life expectancy for the second year in a row.
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Police: Houston Officer Lied to Get Search Warrant for Raid that Led to Two Deaths

2 hours ago   |   Slate

Houston's police chief told reporters on Friday that an officer will likely face serious criminal charges for inventing information about an informant in a search warrant...
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Tim Tebow says he advised Kyler Murray to follow his heart

Tim Tebow says he advised Kyler Murray to follow his heart

2 hours ago   |   Saint Louis Today   |   5 articles

PORT ST. LUCIE, Fla. - Before picking football over baseball, Kyler Murray got some advice from another famous two-sport star.
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Sam Bass, NASCAR's paint-scheme artist, dies at 57

2 hours ago   |   National Post

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. - Sam Bass, a NASCAR artist who helped design paint schemes and program covers that illuminated an entire sport, has died. He was 57. His wife, Denise...
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Lee Radziwill, Ex-Princess and Sister of Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis, Dies at 85

2 hours ago   |   NY Times

She shared the qualities of wealth, social status and ambition with her older sister, but she struggled to achieve professional recognition.
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Victims of the Aurora, Illinois mass shooting included a 21-year-old intern...

Victims of the Aurora, Illinois mass shooting included a 21-year-old intern who was at his first day of work

At least five people are dead after a gunman opened fire at a local manufacturing facility in Aurora, Illinois on Friday, February 15. A 21-year-old Human Resources intern, as... Read more ...

Vatican defrocks top US Cardinal Theodore McCarrick over sexual abuse...

Vatican defrocks top US Cardinal Theodore McCarrick over sexual abuse allegations

Theodore McCarrick is one of the most high-profile figures to be expelled from the Church during the sex abuse crisis that has roiled the institution Read more ...

Chicago police release 2 men questioned in 'Empire' star's attack case

Chicago police release 2 men questioned in 'Empire' star's attack case

Chicago police have released two Nigerian brothers previously arrested on suspicion of assaulting "Empire" actor Jussie Smollett. Read more ...

Tim Tebow says he advised Kyler Murray to follow his heart

Tim Tebow says he advised Kyler Murray to follow his heart

PORT ST. LUCIE, Fla. - Before picking football over baseball, Kyler Murray got some advice from another famous two-sport star. Read more ...

Orioles sign All-Star SS Alcides Escobar to minor league contract

Orioles sign All-Star SS Alcides Escobar to minor league contract

Alcides Escobar went to the All-Star game with the Royals in 2015 and won a World Series for Kansas City in the same year. Read more ...

Guy, Hunter lead No. 4 Virginia past Notre Dame, 60-54

Guy, Hunter lead No. 4 Virginia past Notre Dame, 60-54

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. - Kyle Guy scored 22 points, De'Andre Hunter had 20 with 10 rebounds and No. 4 Virginia withstood a late push by Notre Dame to win 60-54 on Saturday. Read more ...

Curry brothers place ‘high' stakes on 3-point contest battle

Curry brothers place ‘high' stakes on 3-point contest battle

The Curry brothers have levied a wager for their head-to-head competition in Saturday night's NBA 3-point contest: Whoever loses must buy tickets for the entire Curry family... Read more ...

Pirates name Jameson Taillon opening-day starter

Pirates name Jameson Taillon opening-day starter

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NBA, FIBA announce plans for pro league in Africa

NBA, FIBA announce plans for pro league in Africa

CHARLOTTE, N.C. - The NBA is bringing a pro league to Africa. Read more ...

Antonio Brown takes aim at Ben Roethlisberger, Mike Tomlin in Twitter Q&A

Antonio Brown takes aim at Ben Roethlisberger, Mike Tomlin in Twitter Q&A

Steelers receiver Antonio Brown took to Twitter Saturday afternoon to air some grievances with the Steelers.  Read more ...