Friday October 20, 2017

Archive for the ‘Sad’ Category

Man kills himself after his girlfriend dies in avalanche

A Montana woman died in a weekend avalanche, and the family of her boyfriend said he survived the slide, but not the loss of his partner and took his own life.  More…

Los Angeles’ legendary palm trees are dying and few will be replaced

Palm trees greet you outside the LAX airport, they line Hollywood Boulevard, stand guard over the Pacific and crisscross neighbourhoods poor and rich, a botanical army of stems and fronds which symbolise the world’s entertainment capital. Apparently not for much longer. LA’s palm trees are dying. And most won’t be replaced.  More…

Tom Petty dead at 66 after being taken off life support

Tom Petty died Monday night after he was removed from life support, a spokeswoman announced. The iconic singer, 66, was rushed to UCLA Santa Monica Hospital on Sunday after he was found in in cardiac arrest at his home in Malibu. Carla Sacks says Petty died at the hospital Monday night  More…

Girl fatally shoots herself digging for candy in grandma’s purse

A 4-year-old Florida girl accidentally killed herself when she reached into her grandma’s purse for some candy — and grabbed a loaded gun instead, a report said.  More…

Playboy founder Hugh Hefner dies

The iconic founder of Playboy Magazine Hugh Hefner died Wednesday at 91, the magazine announced Wednesday night.  More…

Three dead from running generator inside home after Irma

Three people died of carbon-monoxide poisoning from a generator running inside their Florida home after Hurricane Irma left them without power, while four other relatives were hospitalized in very serious condition.  More…

‘Sopranos’ star Frank Vincent dead at 78

Mob movie actor Frank Vincent has died. The “Sopranos” tough guy suffered a heart attack last week and died during open heart surgery at a hospital in New Jersey on Wednesday, according to TMZ. He was 78 years old.  More…

Eric Bolling’s son found dead

The 19-year-old son of former Fox News Channel anchor Eric Bolling was found dead Friday night. Eric Chase Bolling Jr. apparently took his life Friday evening in Boulder, CO, where he attended the University of Colorado.  More…

Troy Gentry Montgomery Gentry killed helicopter crash

Troy Gentry, of the country band Montgomery Gentry, was killed in a New Jersey helicopter crash Friday just before the duo was set to perform. He was 50.  More…

Powerball winner’s husband was recently killed in freak accident

Powerball winner Mavis Wanczyk, who became a megamillionaire overnight, tragically lost her husband last year in a hit-and-run crash while he was waiting at a bus stop, a report said.  More…

Jerry Lewis ‘Nutty Professor’ Dead

Jerry Lewis, whose irrepressible zaniness and frantic creativity vaulted him to stardom as a comic movie star who wielded unparalleled green-light power at Paramount in the 1960s, died Sunday. He was 91.  More…

Sunbathers killed after plane crash-lands on packed beach

A light plane made an emergency landing on a packed beach near Lisbon on Wednesday afternoon, killing a 56-year-old man and an 8-year-old girl who were sunbathing.  More…

Glen Campbell, ‘Rhinestone Cowboy’ singer, dead at 81

Glen Campbell brought country music to new audiences. He found success as a session musician before embarking on a solo career that included several smash hits. He announced he was suffering with Alzheimer’s disease in 2011.  More…

Woman dead after being hit by jet blast at Caribbean beach

A thrill-seeking tourist was killed on a Caribbean island after the powerful blast from a departing plane blew her off her feet. The 57-year-old New Zealand woman was holding onto the fence at St. Maarten’s Princess Juliana Airport when the jet blast from the Boeing 737 threw her backwards, causing her to hit her head on the concrete pavement.  More…

Man kills himself by jumping into a Hawaii volcano

A man killed himself on Kilauea volcano in Hawaii after he left a suicide note in his dumped backpack. Leo Adonis was found in a crater on the volcano in Hawaii National Park – about 250 feet below a walking trail used by the public.  More…