Obituaries

October 22, 2017 - 12:57 pm
MLB-WORLD SERIES Dodgers await the Astros LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Houston Astros have a little time to savor their American League Championship win against the New York Yankees before taking the field again Tuesday in Game 1 of the World Series against the Los Angeles Dodgers. The Astros shut out...
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October 22, 2017 - 11:34 am
KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) — Jim Watson, one of the crew members for NASCAR star Martin Truex Jr., died Saturday night of a heart attack while in town for the playoff race at Kansas Speedway. He was 55. The Furniture Row Racing team announced the news in a statement Sunday. Watson was a long-time late...
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FILE - This Oct. 21, 1971 file photo shows Pablo Neruda, poet and then Chilean ambassador to France, talking with reporters in Paris after being named the 1971 Nobel Prize for Literature. National and foreign experts announced Friday, Oct. 20, 2017, that the Nobel Prize-winning poet did not die of cancer, rejecting the official version. (AP Photo/Laurent Rebours, File)
October 20, 2017 - 7:25 pm
SANTIAGO, Chile (AP) — A team of international scientists said Friday that Nobel Prize-winning poet Pablo Neruda did not die of cancer or malnutrition, rejecting the official cause of death but not laying to rest one of the great mysteries of post-coup Chile. While saying what the poet and...
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October 20, 2017 - 3:52 am
LAS VEGAS SHOOTING CONCERT LAS VEGAS (AP) — A concert Thursday benefiting victims of the deadliest mass shooting in modern U.S. history brought out a crowd -- including many who had been present Oct. 1st when 58 people were killed and hundreds more were wounded. Jason Aldean was on stage at the...
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In this image taken from video provided by WCBS New York, former WCBS TV news anchor Michele Marsh is shown. Marsh, one of the women who achieved success in the male-dominated television news industry in the late 1970s and early 1980s, has died at the age of 63 after a seven-year battle with breast cancer. (WCBS TV via AP)
October 19, 2017 - 7:51 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Michele Marsh, one of the women who achieved success in the male-dominated television news industry in the late 1970s and early 1980s, has died. Marsh, 63, was surrounded by loved ones this week at her South Kent, Connecticut, home when she lost her seven-year battle with breast...
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October 19, 2017 - 5:17 pm
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A lead guitarist for the influential and Grammy Award-winning gospel group the Dixie Hummingbirds has died in Philadelphia. Batchelor Brothers Funeral Services says Howard Carroll died Tuesday at an assisted-living facility at age 92. The Dixie Hummingbirds started as a quartet...
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October 19, 2017 - 7:14 am
GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (AP) — Helen J. DeVos, a philanthropist from western Michigan known for her support of children's health, Christian education and the arts, has died at age 90. Her family says in a statement that she died Wednesday of complications from a stroke following a recent diagnosis of...
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FILE - In this Aug. 2, 1960 file photo, American actor Mel Ferrer and French actress Danielle Darrieux portray the roles of man and wife in a scene from the French film "L'homme a Femmes," based on Patrick Quentin's novel "Shadow of a Guilt", in Paris. Darrieux, a prolific French actress whose movie and theater career spanned eight decades, has died. She was 100. (AP Photo/Max Micol, File)
October 19, 2017 - 6:29 am
PARIS (AP) — Danielle Darrieux, a prolific French actress whose movie and theater career spanned eight decades, has died. She was 100. One of France's best-loved actresses, Darrieux appeared in dozens of plays and more than 100 films during her long career. Generations of French moviegoers watched...
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Toronto Maple Leafs defenseman Jake Gardiner (51) and Detroit Red Wings center Dylan Larkin (71) collide during the third period of an NHL hockey game Wednesday, Oct. 18, 2017, in Toronto. (Nathan Denette/The Canadian Press via AP)
October 18, 2017 - 10:44 pm
TORONTO (AP) — Curtis McElhinney made 30 saves in his season debut and the Toronto Maple Leafs scored four times in the first period in a 6-3 victory over the Detroit Red Wings on Wednesday night. Starting in place of Frederik Andersen, McElhinney stopped 15 shots in the third period to hold off...
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In this Dec. 6, 2016 photo, Gord Downie speaks during a ceremony honoring him at the AFN Special Chiefs assembly in Gatineau, Quebec, Canada. Downie, the poetic lead singer of the Tragically Hip whose determined fight with brain cancer inspired a nation, has died. He was 53. Downie died Tuesday, Oct. 17, 2017, "with his beloved children and family close by," the band said in a statement on its website Wednesday morning. (Adrian Wyld/The Canadian Press via AP)
October 18, 2017 - 8:14 pm
KINGSTON, Ontario (AP) — Gord Downie, who made himself part of Canada's national identity with songs about hockey and small towns as lead singer and songwriter of iconic rock band The Tragically Hip, has died at age 53 after a battle with brain cancer. A statement on the band's website said he died...
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