Tuesday May 23, 2017

Archive for the ‘Sad’ Category

The heartbreaking moment dad told daughter that mom died saving her

The Long Island teen who was saved from an out-of-control car by her mom on Mother’s Day was “devastated” to hear that her heroic parent didn’t survive the accident, the girl’s dad said Monday.  More…

Former Paramount CEO Brad Grey dies at 59

Former Paramount Pictures chief Brad Grey has passed away from cancer, aged 59. Grey — who produced Hollywood pictures including “No Country for Old Men,” “There Will Be Blood” and “The Departed” — passed away from cancer on Sunday evening at his home in Holmby Hills, California.  More…

The fall of retailers means doomsday for malls

Better take a good look, because this may be last call for the mall. The rise of online retailing and the disenchantment of shoppers with the department store is rapidly leading to the demise of American shopping meccas. For decades, malls have been anchored by super-sized department stores occupying tens of thousands of square feet.  More…

2017 is the year of the incredible collapsing Hollywood hunk

The biggest celebrity confessional of 2017 so far goes to Brad Pitt, who recently gave GQ an interview best described as off-brand. For decades, Pitt’s been an avatar of old-school American masculinity, the rough-hewn Midwesterner who wore his good looks casually, worked hard and said little. No more.  More…

ESPN Legend Chris Berman’s Wife Katherine Killed In Car Accident

The wife of ESPN legend Chris Berman was killed in a bad crash in Connecticut on Tuesday when her car slammed into another vehicle, killing both drivers. According to police, 67-year-old Katherine Berman was driving her 2003 Lexus around 2:15 PM when she slammed into the back of a Ford Escape.  More…

Missing couple found dead after disappearing in Belize

A missing American man and his Canadian girlfriend have been found dead in Belize, according to reports. The bodies of Francesca Matus, from Ontario, and her American boyfriend, Drew DeVoursney, were discovered Monday evening on a road leading to a sugar cane field in the Corozal District near the Mexican border.  More…

Cosmo’s new weight loss tip? Get cancer

Cosmopolitan shocked readers on Tuesday and it wasn’t with one of their famous sex tips. The magazine tweeted out an article titled “How This Woman Lost 44 Pounds Without Any Exercise” and received mountains of backlash because the woman profiled was suffering from cancer.  More…

‘Happy Days’ star Erin Moran died of cancer

“Happy Days” actress Erin Moran died of cancer, officials said Monday. The coroner and sheriff of Harrison County, Indiana, said Moran did not have any illegal drugs at home when her body was found on Saturday.  More…

Boy hangs himself after his girlfriend pranked her death

An 11-year-old Michigan boy hanged himself after his 13-year-old girlfriend faked her own suicide as part of a “manipulative” social media prank, his mother said.  More…

‘Happy Days’ star Erin Moran dies at 56

Erin Moran, the former child star who played Joanie Cunningham in the sitcoms “Happy Days” and “Joanie Loves Chachi,” has died. Police in Harrison County, Indiana, said that she had been found unresponsive Saturday after authorities received a 911 call.  More…

Driver in fatal crash that killed 13 people was texting

A witness says the driver of a pickup truck that collided with a church minibus in rural Texas, killing 13 people, acknowledged he had been texting while driving — a development that highlights the dangers of sending messages on smartphones while behind the wheel.  More…

Parliament shooting: Man shot at Westminster Bridge

A knife-wielding attacker was shot by armed police in the grounds of Parliament today after pedestrians were mowed down on Westminster Bridge. More than 10 people are said to have been hit by a car on Westminster Bridge after a vehicle described as a ’4×4′ reportedly drove into pedestrians and cyclists.  More…

Chuck Berry, a Founding Father of Rock ‘n’ Roll, Dies

Chuck Berry, the singer, songwriter and guitar great who practically defined rock music with his impeccably twangy hits “Maybellene,” “Roll Over Beethoven,” “Memphis,” “My Ding-a-Ling,” “Sweet Little Sixteen,” and classic “Johnny B. Goode” has died. He was 90.  More…

Pregnant teen killed by train while taking photos on tracks

A pregnant Texas teen was fatally struck by a train on Friday while posing on the railroad tracks for modeling photos. Frezania “Zanie” Thompson, 19, tried to cross the tracks to dodge one train, but was hit by the one coming from the other direction.  More…

The most insane deaths seen by an NYC medical examiner

“If you really want to learn forensic pathology, do a rotation in New York City,” her chief resident said. “All kinds of great ways to die there.” Including, but not limited to: plummeting down a manhole, attack by egg-roll machine, miscalculating the tensile strength of cable cord and scaffolding collapse.  More…