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Death of Baker County infant linked to co-sleeping
BAKER CITY, Ore. (AP) - Baker County authorities are investigating the death of a 5-week-old boy who died of asphyxiation caused by co-sleeping. The Baker City Herald reports ( ) the baby had been sleeping with his mother when he died last weekend. The baby's father was also home at ...
1 points by The Washington Times | Death Newspaper Autopsy Infant bed Washington Infant The Washington Times
Wife’s corpse is real, but dramatic kidnapping tale? Maybe not
The harrowing story of a Montana mom’s abduction and subsequent death 325 miles away in the state of Washington may have all been a tall tale. The FBI and local authorities on Thursday were casting doubt on the initial account of Rita Maze’s broad-daylight kidnapping at a rest stop on Interstate 15 near Helena, Mont.,...
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Cause of London’s Great Plague finally revealed
DNA tests conducted in Germany found that the bacteria that causes bubonic plague caused London’s Great Plague of 1665-1666.         
3539 points by Arizona Republic | Black Death Bubonic plague Yersinia pestis 14th century Max Planck Society Death Germany Plague
Cause of London’s 17th century Great Plague finally revealed, thanks to DNA
DNA tests conducted in Germany found that the bacteria that causes bubonic plague caused London’s Great Plague of 1665-1666.       
3539 points by USA Today | Black Death Bubonic plague Yersinia pestis 14th century Max Planck Society Death Germany Plague
Man dies in shootout with police at West Memphis motel
WEST MEMPHIS, Ark. (AP) - Authorities say a man accused in a Tennessee slaying was shot to death during a gunbattle with police at a West Memphis motel. Shelby County Sheriff's Office Assistant Chief Deputy Mark Dunbar says Ricardo Tenorio died early Friday after the shootout at a Days Inn ...
1 points by The Washington Times | Memphis Tennessee Sheriff Constable Death Arkansas Police Mississippi River Hotel
Florida mom blames poor supervision for daughter's death
OCALA, Fla. (AP) - A 10-year-old north Florida boy will remain in custody after appearing in court to face an aggravated manslaughter charge in the death of his young cousin. Following Thursday's hearing in Ocala, 2-year-old Journee Blyden's mother told The Ocala Star-Banner ( ) she feels sorry for the ...
-1 points by The Washington Times | Ocala Florida Star-Banner Family Florida Death The Washington Times Manslaughter Robyn Tomlin
Dozens of birds fall from sky; officials seek answers
The Animal Rescue League of Boston says residents reported birds falling from the sky and a sick cat       
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Bodies of two children found in Dhaka
Bodies of two children have been recovered from a canal and the septic tank of a house situated within two kilometres, respectively, in Dhaka's Sabujbagh area.
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Strangers attend funeral for woman with no family
BLAUVELT, NY - About 30 people attended Francine Stein’s funeral Wednesday, none of whom she had ever met.       
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Truck-pickup collision leaves two dead in Tangail
Two persons were killed when a Dhaka-bound truck and a pickup collided head-on in Tangail's Mirzapur.
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Death of man at Brandywine Falls in Cuyahoga Valley National Park ruled suicide by medical examiner
The death of a man found at Brandywine Falls Tuesday has been ruled a suicide by the Summit County Medical Examiner's Office. Watch video AKRON, Ohio -- An elderly man found dead at Brandywine Falls Tuesday took his own life, according to the Summit County Medical Examiner's Office. The office identified the man as 71-year-old August C. Voight, of Brecksville. Voight died of multiple blunt force injuries, Gary Gunther, chief investigator with the medical examiner's office, said Thursday. Voight was found at the base of a cliff overlooking a 65-foot waterfall on the eastern edge of the Cuyahoga Valley National Park in Sagamore Hills. Previous coverage: Elderly man found dead at Brandywine Falls in the Cuyahoga Valley National Park Voight's death is the third in the area since the falls became part of the national park. In 1995, a man fell over the boardwalk fence and died. There wasn't another death there until May 2011 when a 31-year-old Canal Fulton man died after falling from the top of the falls.    If you wish to discuss or comment on this story, please visit our crime and courts comments section. Like Chanda Neely on Facebook. Follow me on Twitter: Follow @ChandaNeely // !function(d,s,id){var js,fjs=d.getElementsByTagName(s)[0],p=/^http:/.test(d.location)?'http':'https';if(!d.getElementById(id)){js=d.createElement(s);;js.src=p+'://';fjs.parentNode.insertBefore(js,fjs);}}(document, 'script', 'twitter-wjs'); // ]]>
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Actor Hugh O'Brian dies
Actor Hugh O'Brian, best known for his portrayal of the title role in the 1950's TV Western "The Life and Legend of Wyatt Earp," has died. He was 91.
4757 points by CNN | World War II Old age Gerontology War Death Beverly Hills California
3rd heat-related death in Shelby County reported
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) - Health officials are reporting the third heat-related death this year in Shelby County. The county's health department is not identifying any of the three people who have died from heat-related causes this summer in the Memphis area. The health department is advising residents to combat high ...
-1 points by The Washington Times | Memphis Tennessee Death English-language films Life Afterlife Demography Shelby County Tennessee Death
Man gets life sentence for killing wife
PENSACOLA, Fla. (AP) - A Florida Panhandle man has been sentenced to life in prison for killing his wife. The Pensacola News Journal ( reports that 46-year-old Richard Kline was sentenced Friday. A jury convicted him last month of second-degree murder, following an April trial that resulted in a hung ...
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Virginia Officials Request U.S. Inquiry After Inmate Deaths in Jail
A 60-year old man died in Hamptons Road Regional Jail in August, the second inmate to die there in nearly a year. Top state officials want an investigation.
1307 points by The New York Times | Virginia Norfolk Virginia Death Hampton Roads The Virginian-Pilot Federal Bureau of Investigation Hampton Virginia Cardiac arrest
Dianne Feinstein asks for more cash to cut down dead trees in California before they catch fire
Essential Politics: Pence visits California, Brown faces hundreds of challenges in bills on his desk Sept. 8, 2016, 3:11 p.m. Welcome to Essential Politics, our daily feed on California government and politics news. Here's what we're watching:The Republican nominee for vice president, Indiana Gov....
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Woman strangled to death early Thursday in Northwest Baltimore
A woman was strangled to death early Thursday in the Dolfield neighborhood of Northwest Baltimore, police said. Shortly before 4 a.m., officers were called to a fight on the 3900 block of Dolfield Ave. The woman was found there and taken to a hospital, where she died. Police did not provide her...
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'Grease' fans shut down viral conspiracy theory
They were NOT having it.         
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Man gets 5 years for death of foster mother during fight
A man has been sentenced to five years in prison for the death of his foster mother during a fight at their South Side home in 2014.
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Abducted Montana woman who called family from car trunk died of gunshot wound

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Coroner IDs men killed in shooting at apartment complex
Two men shot to death Tuesday at a northwest valley apartment complex have been identified by the Clark County Coroner’s Office as Charles Edward Warren, 28, of Las Vegas and Deante Dixon, 24, whose ...
-1 points by Las Vegas Sun | Death Suicide Autopsy Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department House Sheriff Las Vegas Nevada Nevada
Police: Man found dead in vehicle in Austin
A man was found dead in a vehicle Thursday afternoon in the West Side Austin neighborhood, according to Chicago Police.
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Decline in smoking is reducing COPD deaths
Alan Mozes, HealthDay News Fewer Americans are dying from chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, but not black women and the middle-aged, a new government report shows.
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Three men dead in Natore road accident
A collision between a bus and two trucks has left three dead in Natore.
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No charges against Chicago police in death of handcuffed suspect
Cook County prosecutors have decided not to pursue criminal charges against Chicago police officers in the death last summer of a handcuffed man during an arrest that was caught on police dashboard camera video. In making the announcement, State's Attorney Anita Alvarez said prosecutors would not...
-1 points by Chicago Tribune | Police Police brutality Chicago Police Department Criminal law Pathology Illinois Death Jury
Former nursing assistant sentenced for assaulting patient
CONCORD, N.H. (AP) - A former Licensed Nursing Assistant has been sentenced to at least 18 months in prison after pleading guilty to sexually assaulting a 79-year-old patient who suffered from Alzheimer's disease. The attorney general's office said Thursday that Timothy Morrissey, of Manchester, pleaded guilty. Morrissey will be evaluated ...
-1 points by The Washington Times | Plea Royalties Death Geriatrics Silver Alert Medicine Physician Manchester
North Carolina officer charges in stun gun death
SMITHFIELD, N.C. (AP) - A Johnston County grand jury has indicted a Kenly police officer on a charge of involuntary manslaughter. Media outlets reported the grand jury returned the indictment this week in the death of 37-year-old Alexander Warren Thompson of Smithfield. Kenly detective Jesse Santifort is accused of using ...
-1 points by The Washington Times | Grand jury Johnston County North Carolina Indictment Jury Death Criminal law Mass media Smithfield North Carolina
1 dead, 1 injured in Texas high school shooting
A student died of an apparent self-inflicted gunshot after shooting and injuring another student at a West Texas high school, an official said. Brewster County Sheriff Ronny Dodson told radio station KVLF that a female student shot another female student inside Alpine High School on Thursday. ...
20 points by Los Angeles Times | High school Alpine Texas Police Brewster County Texas Sul Ross State University Death Constable Alpine Independent School District
Is Wisconsin teen's decision to die a turning point?
More than a decade ago, Americans took sides in a faith-tinged battle over the right to die.       
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Abducted Montana woman able to talk to family before death
GREAT FALLS, Mont. (AP) - In the hours before her death, a 47-year-old Montana woman was able to tell her family that she had been abducted by a large man in a black hoodie, that she was in the trunk of a moving vehicle and that she loved them. Rita ...
-1 points by The Washington Times | Great Falls Montana Montana Family Washington D.C. English-language films Death The Washington Times Tell
Woman hit with manslaughter in MMA fighter Kowal's son's death
The woman was slapped with the stiffer charge after doctors declared Liam brain dead Sunday and removed him from life support.
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Some families of fallen soldiers shorted on benefits
John M. Donnelly, Roll Call Every year, dozens of families who lose a breadwinner killed in the line of military duty receive hundreds of dollars less in their monthly checks than others.
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Prosecutors: Mom charged in girl's van death 'flight risk'
DURHAM, N.C. (AP) - A mother charged after her 3-year-old daughter was found dead in a van in Durham remains behind bars after having her bond increased. Local media outlets report that 24-year-old Rocio Murillo-Estrada was charged Tuesday with involuntary manslaughter and felony child abuse or neglect in the death ...
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This ‘Grease’ conspiracy theory will totally bum you out
A “Grease” fan has an explanation for the movie’s unlikely love story of a high school  bad-boy and his goody-two-shoes gal — it was all a dream! The conspiracy theory, which is being recirculated thanks to a Reddit thread, claims that Sandy, played by Olivia Newton-John was actually dead, or dying, throughout the entirety of the 1978...
1224 points by New York Post | Grease Olivia Newton-John English-language films John Travolta Grease Death High school Life
2 killed in train-vehicle crash in Wayne
One man, one woman dead; 90 passengers and crew members aboard Amtrak train were unhurt        
-1 points by The Detroit News | Amtrak Michigan Detroit Illinois Chicago Police Death According to Jim
Woman found dead in northwest Baltimore Friday morning
Baltimore homicide detectives are investigating after a woman's body was found in the city's Glen neighborhood Friday morning. The body, found at about 10:30 a.m. in the 3700 block of Bancroft Road, showed signs of trauma and was pronounced dead on the scene by medics, police said. Police said...
-1 points by Baltimore Sun | Police Detective Death Criminal Investigation Department Leo White Cardiopulmonary resuscitation Jess Robbins 2000s music groups
Police identify woman found dead in Northwest Baltimore
Police identified a woman found dead in Northwest Baltimore last week as 48-year-old Annquinette Dates of Baltimore. Dates was found dead Friday morning in the 3700 block of Bancroft Road in the Glen neighborhood of Northwest Baltimore, police said. They said Friday that it appeared she had died...
504 points by Baltimore Sun | Death Leo White Cardiopulmonary resuscitation Jess Robbins
Road accident in Dhaka's Motijheel kills two
A road accident in Dhaka's Motijheel has left two dead and another injured.
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Man dies 5 weeks after Auburn Gresham stabbing
A 59-year-old man stabbed during a domestic fight earlier this summer in the Auburn Gresham neighborhood died Monday evening.
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Man charged with shooting 80-year-old to death in South Shore
A 67-year-old man has been charged with shooting an 80-year-old man to death Monday morning in the South Shore neighborhood.
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Officials: Man dies at detention center
UPPER MARLBORO, Md. (AP) - Authorities say a detainee has died at Prince George's County's detention center. The county Department of Corrections said in a statement that medical staff found the 43-year-old man unresponsive and without a pulse Wednesday night. They performed CPR until paramedics arrived, but attempts to resuscitate ...
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Inmate dies after collapsing at HPD jail
Houston police are investigating the death of an inmate at the Houston Police Central Jail.
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Authorities identify man shot, killed by Georgia officer
ALBANY, Ga. (AP) — Georgia state crime investigators have identified a man shot to death after they say he lunged at a police officer as 55-year-old Robert Lee Brown.
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Coroner: Body was in cave for 'significant period of time'
MONTICELLO, Ky. (AP) - A body has been found inside a cave in Monticello. Wayne County Coroner Forrest Hicks tells news outlets that the Monticello police contacted his office after the body was discovered Tuesday morning on Trails End Road. Hicks says the body appeared to be that of a ...
-1 points by The Washington Times | Time English-language films Autopsy Coroner Pathology Kay Scarpetta Death Sheriff
Man found dead on North Dakota campus died of drug overdose
GRAND FORKS, N.D. (AP) - An Oklahoma man found dead in January in a vehicle parked on the University of North Dakota campus died of a drug overdose. Police say an autopsy concluded that 19-year-old Braden Robertson, of Tulsa, Oklahoma, died from a mixture of methadone and an anxiety medicine. ...
-1 points by The Washington Times | North Dakota Death Drugs Grand Forks North Dakota University of North Dakota Forum Communications Autopsy Red River of the North
World’s first face transplant recipient dead at 49

-1 points by Atlanta Journal Constitution | Death Face Face transplant Faces Medicine Dog Lip Surgery
Suspect in DUI crash that killed MMA fighter's son rearrested on manslaughter charge, police say
The woman suspected of drunkenly smashing her car into the 15-month-old son of MMA fighter Marcus Kowal in Hawthorne was rearrested Wednesday on suspicion of vehicular manslaughter, days after the boy was removed from life support. Donna Marie Higgins, 72, had been arrested Saturday, shortly after...
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Police name victims in three Baltimore homicides
Two men shot last week in Baltimore have died, while another man who was beaten to death in July has been identified by police. Police released the updates Wednesday afternoon in the three killings. Aaron Moore, 23, was shot in his neck Friday afternoon at a North Baltimore convenience store, Stop...
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Homicide detectives investigating body of man found in east valley
Police were called about 2:20 p.m. to the body of a man found near the main entryway of Playa Vista Apartments at 3700 E. Bonanza Road, near Pecos Road.
1 points by Las Vegas Review-Journal | Criminal Investigation Department Police Detective Suicide Sheriff Death Autopsy Thought
Officials ID man dead in Henderson slaying-suicide case
Authorities have identified a 38-year-old man who police say shot and killed his wife while she was moving out of their home in Henderson, and then killed himself. The Clark County coroner ...
-1 points by Las Vegas Sun | Coroner Suicide Death Sheriff Autopsy Family Related Clark County Nevada