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Roger Ailes dead at 77

By Muckety   |   May 18, 2017 at 8:10am   |   0 Comments

Roger Ailes, founder and former chairman of Fox News, has died at age 77.

Ann Loeb Bronfman dies

By Laurie Bennett   |   April 8, 2011 at 12:54pm   |   0 Comments

Philanthropist Ann Loeb Bronfman died Thursday at age 78.

Elizabeth Taylor rests among the stars

By Laurie Bennett   |   March 25, 2011 at 9:22am   |   0 Comments

Elizabeth Taylor, 15 minutes late for her own funeral, was buried Thursday at Forest Lawn cemetery in Glendale, CA.

Elizabeth Taylor dies

By Laurie Bennett   |   March 23, 2011 at 8:49am   |   0 Comments

Legendary actress Elizabeth Taylor has died at age 79.

Tony Curtis dies at 85

By Laurie Bennett   |   September 30, 2010 at 8:01am   |   0 Comments

Film icon Tony Curtis, known for his pretty-boy looks, his comedic talents and his many marriages, died Wednesday at age 85.

Stewart Udall crossed party lines to protect environment

By A. James Memmott   |   March 23, 2010 at 8:19am   |   0 Comments

Last weekend’s partisan debate over heath care overshadowed the passing of a man who forged bipartisan consensus on national conservation efforts.

Muck tracker - Vice president’s mother dies

By Muckety   |   January 8, 2010 at 4:55pm   |   0 Comments

Jean Biden, mother of the vice president, died Friday at age 92, the Boston Globe reports.

Muck tracker - Eunice Johnson dies

By Muckety   |   January 4, 2010 at 2:14pm   |   0 Comments

Eunice Johnson, the widow of Ebony magazine founder John Johnson, died Sunday, reports Chicago Business.

Michael Scott’s death ruled a suicide

By Laurie Bennett   |   November 17, 2009 at 8:16am   |   0 Comments

Michael W. Scott had been scheduled to receive a lifetime achievement award today from a Chicago nonprofit group combatting violence.

Tweets about Kanye’s death are highly exaggerated

By A. James Memmott   |   October 25, 2009 at 7:43am   |   0 Comments

When Michael Jackson died in June, the words “RIP Michael Jackson” on Twitter and Facebook broke the news to millions of people.

Wasserstein’s untimely death has many repercussions

By Laurie Bennett   |   October 16, 2009 at 10:35am   |   0 Comments

The aftershocks of Bruce Wasserstein’s death this week are just beginning to be felt.

Death of Lionel Pincus may close bitter lawsuit

By Laurie Bennett   |   October 12, 2009 at 10:59am   |   1 Comments

Wealthy financier Lionel Pincus died Saturday, ending a chapter in a rancorous legal battle between his family and his love interest, Princess Firyal of Jordan.

Caspersen may have owed millions in taxes

By A. James Memmott   |   September 18, 2009 at 10:12am   |   0 Comments

Finn M.W. Caspersen was a generous man.

Jim Carroll, the best of his generation

By Ric Bohy   |   September 16, 2009 at 8:18am   |   0 Comments

The man praised by punk priestess Patti Smith as “the best poet of his generation” was much better known as the drug-addicted street hustler in “The Basketball Diaries.”

Few can match the contribution of Norman Borlaug

By Ric Bohy   |   September 15, 2009 at 8:39am   |   0 Comments

Whatever epitaphs mark the graves of great men and women, few can compare with the singular achievement of a little-known American who died two days ago.

The mysterious life and death of Danny Pang

By A. James Memmott   |   September 15, 2009 at 8:29am   |   0 Comments

The story of Danny Pang, a West Coast money manager charged with conducting a massive Ponzi scheme, took a dramatic and mysterious turn with his death last weekend.

Dominick Dunne dies of cancer, at age 83

By Ric Bohy   |   August 27, 2009 at 10:45am   |   0 Comments

Dominick Dunne, who did for crime reporting what Hunter S. Thompson did for political chronicles, might have found delicious irony in the timing of his own death.

Sen. Ted Kennedy dies at age 77

By Laurie Bennett   |   August 26, 2009 at 7:20am   |   0 Comments

After a long battle with brain cancer, Sen. Edward M. Kennedy died Tuesday at age 77.

Eunice Kennedy Shriver leaves a legacy of her own

By Ric Bohy   |   August 11, 2009 at 10:51am   |   0 Comments

She was competitive enough to play quarterback in her brothers’ football games. She had political ambitions, but couldn’t go after them because women simply weren’t allowed in big league politics in her prime.

Baatin, co-founder of Slum Village, dies

By Ric Bohy   |   August 3, 2009 at 12:13pm   |   0 Comments

Fans had been looking forward to the return of Detroit’s seminal progressive rap group Slum Village before the death of co-founder Titus “Baatin” Glover.


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