• death Aug 8, 2017

    Godzilla Actor Haruo Nakajima Dies

    The actor who played Godzilla in the original movie back in 1954 has died. Haruo Nakajima was a Japanese stunt actor in Samurai films when he was approached to take a role that became an iconic symbol of the nuclear era. Toho Kingdom studios confirmed Nakajima’s death in a tweet: “r-i-p. haruo nakajima, original Godzilla suit actor from 1954-1972.” He…

  • death Jul 25, 2017

    Last Orca Born in Captivity Dies

    The last killer whale born in captivity under SeaWorld’s former orca-breeding program died Monday at the company’s San Antonio park. Veterinarians were treating the calf for an infection, possibly pneumonia, but her health continued to decline. The park discontinued its breeding program in March 2016.

  • director Jul 17, 2017

    George Romero, Father of the Zombie Film, Dies at 77

    George Romero, whose classic “Night of the Living Dead” and other horror films turned zombie movies into social commentaries and who saw his flesh-devouring undead spawn countless imitators, remakes and homages, has died. He was 77....
    Romero died Sunday following a battle with lung cancer, said his family in a statement provided by his manager Chris Roe. Romero’s family said he...

  • Benjamin Carroll Jun 29, 2017

    Teen Bicyclist Who Ran NYC Red Light Hit and Killed by Truck: Police

    A 17-year-old bicyclist has died after he ran a red light at a Manhattan intersection and was struck by a truck, police say.

  • Nevada Jun 30, 2016

    Man Accused of Leaving Autistic Adult Daughter to Die in Hot RV

    An autistic woman is dead after police say her father left her and her twin sister in a hot RV while he stayed at a hotel in Nevada last week. Fifty-one-year old Roger Carter Killam is scheduled to appear in court Thursday on two counts of neglecting a vulnerable person. Court documents didn’t indicate whether he has an attorney. Police...

  • dies Jan 2, 2016

    Natalie Cole, Grammy Winning Singer, Dies at 65

    Natalie Cole, the Grammy-winning daughter of Nat “King” Cole who carried on her late father’s musical legacy and, through technology, shared a duet with him on “Unforgettable,” has died. She was 65. Cole died Thursday evening at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles due to compilations from ongoing health issues, her family said in a statement.

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