- Popular Filipino entertainer Elizabeth Ramsey dies at 83 Updated: Oct-09-15 7:33 am
MANILA, Philippines - Elizabeth Ramsey, a popular Filipino singer, comedian and actress who entertained crowds with racy gags and a raspy voice, has died. She was 83.
- Port of New Orleans rail yard accident leaves 1 man dead Updated: Oct-09-15 6:25 am
NEW ORLEANS - An employee of a chemical cleaning company has died and two others have been injured after getting trapped inside a tank car at the Port of New Orleans rail yard.
- Chef Paul Prudhomme, who popularized Cajun fare, dies at 75 Updated: Oct-09-15 3:57 am
NEW ORLEANS - At his New Orleans restaurant, legendary chef Paul Prudhomme proudly showed off dishes and ingredients from his upbringing in Louisiana's rural Cajun country: blackened redfish, jambalaya and sweet potato pecan pie drew diners by the droves to his K-Paul's Louisiana Kitchen.
- Brooks to miss Sunday's game because of sister's death Updated: Oct-08-15 8:48 pm
SANTA CLARA, California - San Francisco 49ers linebacker Ahmad Brooks left the team this week after his sister, Krsunthia Brooks, died of lupus, according to the player's agent Greg Williams.
- Paul Prudhomme: Cajun spices and a love of local ingredients Updated: Oct-08-15 5:59 pm
NEW ORLEANS - At K-Paul's Louisiana Kitchen during the early 1980s, chef and owner Paul Prudhomme would drive to his hometown near Opelousas in his pickup truck and come back loaded down with supplies reflecting his native Cajun cuisine.
- Former NFL coach Lindy Infante dies at 75 Updated: Oct-08-15 5:26 pm
- Richard Shearer, former Alderson-Broaddus president, dies Updated: Oct-08-15 10:35 am
PHILIPPI, West Virginia - Richard Shearer, the longest-serving president of Alderson-Broaddus University, has died. He was 95.
- Jesters who were jailed for joking get serious for elections Updated: Oct-08-15 7:23 am
MANDALAY, Myanmar - During Myanmar's darkest days of dictatorship, the Mustache Brothers' brazen, sarcastic stabs at military leaders won them nationwide notoriety, and fans. While the feisty comedic duo continues to draw large crowds under the nominally civilian government, there is one subject they refuse to poke fun at: Upcoming general elections.
- Widow of musician Frank Zappa dies at 70 Updated: Oct-07-15 10:30 pm
LOS ANGELES - Gail Zappa, the widow of music legend Frank Zappa, has died at her Los Angeles home. She was 70.
- Hall of Fame basketball player Harry Gallatin dies Updated: Oct-07-15 6:03 pm
EDWARDSVILLE, Illinois - Harry Gallatin, the Hall of Fame basketball player who was a seven-time All-Star forward for the New York Knicks in the 1950s, died Wednesday. He was 88.
- Pop, country singer Billy Joe Royal dies at age 73 Updated: Oct-07-15 11:29 am
NASHVILLE, Tennessee - Billy Joe Royal, a pop singer who popularized the song "Down in the Boondocks," and crossed over into country music, has died. He was 73 years old.
- Romania: lawyer to dictator's son and a killer dog dies, 83 Updated: Oct-07-15 9:25 am
BUCHAREST, Romania - Paula Iacob, a Romanian lawyer whose cases ranged from unsuccessfully defending a dictator's son to saving a killer street dog from being put down, has died. She was 83.
- Former France goalkeeper Dominique Dropsy dies aged 63 Updated: Oct-07-15 5:13 am
PARIS - Former France goalkeeper Dominique Dropsy has died. He was 63.
- After final service, church destined for demolition Updated: Oct-07-15 5:05 am
CUMBERLAND, Indiana - Lifelong St. John United Church of Christ member Linda Miller, 77, fought back tears as she embraced fellow parishioner Brenda Wade, who has been attending the church for 25 years.
- Belgian director Chantal Akerman is dead at 65 Updated: Oct-06-15 3:36 pm
BRUSSELS - The Belgian avant-garde filmmaker Chantal Akerman, whose patient, personal reflections on the lives of women made her a leading figure of arthouse cinema, has died. She was 65.
- Recent editorials published in Indiana newspapers Updated: Oct-06-15 2:01 pm
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- Arpad Goncz, Hungary's 1st post-communist president, dies Updated: Oct-06-15 1:01 pm
BUDAPEST, Hungary - Arpad Goncz, a much-loved Hungarian writer and translator who survived a communist-era life sentence for taking part in the 1956 anti-Soviet revolt and later become Hungary's first democratically chosen president, died Tuesday at age 93.
- Labor, civil rights activist Grace Lee Boggs dies at age 100 Updated: Oct-05-15 11:00 pm
DETROIT - Grace Lee Boggs, a longtime activist who was part of the labor, civil rights, black power, women's rights and environmental justice movements, died Monday at her Detroit home. She was 100.
- Memorial ceremony held in South Dakota for ex-Gov. Miller Updated: Oct-05-15 8:04 pm
Former South Dakota Gov. Walter Dale Miller was remembered Monday as a man who remained cool in a time of crisis during a memorial ceremony at the state Capitol in Pierre.
- Civil rights leader, journalist Jerry Mondesire dies at 65 Updated: Oct-05-15 4:34 pm
PHILADELPHIA - Former Philadelphia NAACP president J. Whyatt "Jerry" Mondesire, a longtime civil rights activist, editor and publisher, has died. He was 65.
- Former Suns center Neal Walk dead at 67 Updated: Oct-05-15 3:50 pm
PHOENIX - Neal Walk, a tough center on the early Phoenix Suns teams who became an inspirational speaker after losing the use of his legs, has died at age 67.
- Best-selling Swedish author Henning Mankell dead at age 67 Updated: Oct-05-15 10:54 am
STOCKHOLM - Henning Mankell, the internationally renowned Swedish crime writer whose books about the gloomy, soul-searching police inspector Kurt Wallander enticed readers around the world, died early Monday, his publisher said. He was 67.
- Al Abrams, Motown Records' 1st press officer, dies at 74 Updated: Oct-05-15 8:06 am
DETROIT - Al Abrams, the founding press officer and publicist for Motown Records, died Saturday following a battle with cancer, his wife said. He was 74.
- Former UK Treasury secretary Denis Healey dies at 98 Updated: Oct-03-15 3:00 pm
LONDON - Decorated World War II military hero and former British Treasury chief Denis Healey has died after a long career in British politics. He was 98.
- NY Gov. Cuomo creates scholarship to honor murdered aide Updated: Oct-03-15 8:25 am
ALBANY, New York - New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo has created a scholarship and fellowship honoring former aide Carey Gabay, who was fatally shot after being caught in gang crossfire.