Tuesday October 23, 2018

Archive for the ‘Sad’ Category

Photos show happy newlyweds Amy and Axel Steenberg weeks before deadly limo crash

Joyful photos show tragic newlyweds Amy and Axel Steenberg celebrating their marriage with members of the wedding party — five of whom died with them just weeks later in Saturday’s limo crash upstate.  More…

Stephen Colbert ‘Late Show’ writer: ‘I’m just glad we ruined Brett Kavanaugh’s life’

In a social media post on Saturday, a writer for CBS’s "The Late Show with Stephen Colbert" celebrated the damage done to Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh’s reputation during his bruising and bitterly partisan confirmation battle. "Whatever happens, I’m just glad we ruined Brett Kavanaugh’s life," the writer, Ariel Dumas, posted on Twitter.  More…

Dairy-allergic teen died after classmate stuffed cheese down his shirt

A UK teen with a severe dairy allergy died after he was apparently “chased” with cheese by a classmate — who then hurled it down his shirt, a London coroner’s court heard this week.  More…

Man wanted for urinating on flags at veterans cemetery

Massachusetts cops are hunting for a man they say urinated on several American flags at a veterans cemetery — after an “outraged” witness posted pictures of the vile act. George Gatteny, of Somerville, said he spotted the suspect among a group of people Sunday at a World War II memorial in the Somerville Veterans Cemetery.  More…

Roseanne: My character killed off ‘The Conners’ by opioid overdose

Roseanne Barr has revealed how the “Roseanne” spinoff show, “The Conners,” will kill off her namesake character. “Oh ya, they killed her,” she said, adding, “They have her die of an opioid overdose.”  More…

Couple spent money on trips while homeless vet lived in trailer

The New Jersey couple whose GoFundMe campaign for a hero hobo raised $400,000 kept him living like a hungry pauper on a trailer in their driveway while they splurged on vacations and a shoe collection to rival Imelda Marcos, his lawyer said.  More…

Woman mauled to death by pit bull she just adopted

A Maryland woman was mauled to death by a pit bull she’d adopted only two weeks before. Robin Conway, 64, gave the pup a home and “was in love with dog,” her sister, Susan LeClair, told WMAR-TV. “She is in love with animals,” LeClair said. “The dog, apparently, went after her.”  More…

Burt Reynolds dead: Smokey and the Bandit actor dies at 82

Burt Reynolds, an icon of 1970s Hollywood, has died at the age of 82. Reynolds’ manager, Erik Kritzer, confirmed the “Smokey and the Bandit” star’s death to The Hollywood Reporter, saying he passed away Thursday morning at Jupiter Medical Center in Florida.  More…

Chilling final picture posted by murdered mom Shanann Watts shows doll wrapped in funeral shroud

This is the chilling final photo posted by a woman whose husband is accused of brutally murdering her and their two young daughters. Shanann Watts, 34, posted the photo of the shrouded doll on August 9, days before police say she and her daughters Celeste, three, and Bella, four, were killed in their Frederick, Colorado home.  More…

Robin Leach Dead: ‘Lifestyles of the Rich and Famous’ Host Dies at 76

Robin Leach, the veteran entertainment journalist best known for his work on TV’s Lifestyles of the Rich and Famous, died early Friday morning. He was 76. Leach had been hospitalized since Nov. 21 after suffering a stroke in Cabo San Lucas, according to the Las Vegas Review-Journal, where Leach worked as a celebrity columnist.  More…

Wheelchair-bound man who sued inaccessible shops can walk

Busted! A wheelchair-using Queens man who’s been shaking down businesses by threatening to sue for millions over their lack of handicap access — if they don’t pay him first — was walking just fine when The Post visited him this week.  More…

Parkland survivors’ dad fatally shot in robbery

A father of two high school students who survived February’s school massacre in Parkland, Fla., was fatally shot this week by a robber, authorities said.  More…

Ticket mix-up led family onto doomed duck boat

The Colemans cherished their annual family vacation. Three generations of the Indianapolis family even posed for a group picture in Branson, Mo., moments before they boarded their amphibious boat. While snapping the photo, the Colemans realized they had purchased tickets for another boat — one that could have saved their lives.  More…

New Jersey woman killed her mom, grandma before fleeing to NYC

A New Jersey woman bludgeoned her mother and grandmother to death, then went on the lam to Manhattan, where she was arrested.  More…

Tina Turner’s son dies by suicide

Tina Turner’s son Craig Raymond Turner has died by suicide at the age of 59, according to the Los Angeles Coroner’s Office. Authorities confirmed to Page Six on Tuesday that the singer’s son fatally shot himself. He was pronounced dead at his Studio City, Calif., residence at 12:38 p.m. local time.  More…