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Man, 46, Dies During Alcatraz Triathlon

A 46-year-old Texas man died of an apparent heart attack Sunday in the frigid waters of the San Francisco Bay just moments after the start of the Escape From Alcatraz Triathlon, race officials said.

03/03/2013

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Rapper, Cabbie Meet Violent End Together In Vegas

Kenny Cherry was an aspiring rapper who moved from the Bay Area to Las Vegas to pursue his career. His music videos online show him cruising the Strip in his Maserati.

02/22/2013

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Jukebox Jury: Should Artists’ Careers Continue After Death?

Welcome to Jukebox Jury, our new music debate show where experts face off and a jury of fans decides the winner. THE CASE: When our musical idols passed away in generations past, they left behind […]

02/05/2013

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County Worker Fired In Wake Of Boy’s Beating Death

A Clark County family services employee has been fired in the fallout from a 7-year-old Las Vegas boy’s beating death.

01/31/2013

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Houston’s Mother: Whitney’s ‘Life Would Have Turned Out Differently’ Without Bobby Brown

Cissy Houston has a few words, and a few more, for Bobby Brown.

01/28/2013

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Miley Cyrus Says Paparazzo Death Was ‘Bound To Happen,’ Bieber Calls For New Laws

The 29-year-old photographer had just snapped shots of Justin Bieber’s exotic white Ferrari when he was struck and killed by a passing car — a death that has spurred renewed debate over dangers paparazzi can bring on themselves and the celebrities they chase.

01/03/2013

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Man Struck By Train, Dies Trying To Save Dog

Washoe County sheriff’s officials say a man trying to rescue his dog on train tracks near Boomtown has died after he was struck by an Amtrak train.

12/24/2012

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Officials Say 2 Dead, 4 Sick From Wild Mushrooms

Authorities say two residents of a Northern California assisted living facility have died and four others are hospitalized after eating soup with wild mushrooms.

11/10/2012

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Male Body Washes Ashore On Ariz. Side Of Lake Mead

Authorities are investigating after the body of a 54-year-old man washed ashore on the Arizona side of Lake Mead across from Sentinel Island.

10/04/2012

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Stolen Tombstones Return After 141 Years To Cemetery

A marble tombstone marking the grave of two young boys who froze to death in a Christmastime blizzard on Nevada’s historic Comstock is coming home 141 years later — after it was stolen, and then found, decades ago along a road in northern California.

07/30/2012

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