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Tina Turner, unstoppable superstar whose hits included ‘What’s Love Got to Do With It,’ dead at 83

NEW YORK (AP) — Tina Turner, the unstoppable singer and stage performer who teamed with husband Ike Turner for a dynamic run of hit...

Parental death can devastate children. An Indianapolis group is expanding grief support

By DARIAN BENSON One in 12 children in the U.S. will experience the death of a parent or sibling by age 18 according to JAG Institute,...

Jim Brown, all-time NFL great and social activist, dead at 87

CLEVELAND (AP) — Jim Brown was virtually unstoppable in every arena.Whether on the field, as a Hollywood film hero or civil rights advocate, Brown...

Nick Gilbert, son of Cavaliers owner, dies at 26

CLEVELAND (AP) — Nicolas "Nick" Gilbert, the son of Cleveland Cavaliers owner Dan Gilbert who became the team's good luck charm at NBA draft lotteries, has died. He was 26. A funeral announcement posted by the Ira Kaufman Chapel said Gilbert died Saturday "peacefully at home surrounded by family." Gilbert was diagnosed as a child with neurofibromatosis (NF1), a genetic condition that causes tumors to grow in the brain, spinal cord and skin. Wearing a signature bow tie and dark-rimmed glasses, Gilbert became a sensation at the 2011 draft lottery. Cleveland wound up with the No. 1 overall pick and used it to select Kyrie Irving, who became an All-Star and later paired with LeBron James to win the championship in 2016.

Man dies after being placed in a chokehold by a subway rider

NEW YORK (AP) — The choking death of a man at the hands of another New York subway rider was setting off powerful reactions Thursday, with...

Shooting inside Atlanta building leaves 1 dead, 4 injured

ATLANTA (AP) — Police say one person has been fatally shot and at least four others injured in a shooting in a Midtown Atlanta building. The Atlanta Police Department said on Twitter that the active shooter was inside a building on West Peachtree Street, between 12th and 13th Streets. No suspect was in custody. Police sent out a photo of the person believed to be the shooter. The person was wearing dark pants and a light colored hoodie with the hood pulled up. They had a mask on their face and appeared to be wearing a bag across their front. Police urged anyone in the area to secure their building and shelter in place.

Daughter of Buccaneers LB Shaq Barrett drowns in family pool

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Police say the 2-year-old daughter of Tampa Bay Buccaneers linebacker Shaquil Barrett drowned in a swimming pool at the family's home. Officers responding to a call that a child had fallen into a pool were sent to Barrett's home Sunday morning. The football player's youngest child, Arrayah, was taken to a hospital and later pronounced dead. Police said an investigation is ongoing but the drowning "is not believed to be suspicious in nature at this time." Barrett and his wife, Jordanna, have three other children.

Harry Belafonte, activist and entertainer, dies at 96

NEW YORK (AP) — Harry Belafonte has died at age 96. He was a dedicated activist and award-winning actor and singer. He sold millions of records and starred on stage and screen before scaling back his career and becoming a relentless supporter of civil rights and other causes. Belafonte not only participated in protest marches and benefit concerts, but helped organize and raise support for them. He worked closely with his friend and generational peer the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr., often intervening on his behalf with both politicians and fellow entertainers. He died Tuesday of congestive heart failure at his New York home.

Police: 4 killed in shooting at downtown Louisville bank

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Louisville police say at least four people were killed and nine others wounded in a shooting at a bank building in downtown Louisville. Louisville Metro Police Deputy Chief Paul Humphrey told a news conference that the suspect was also dead after the Monday morning shooting. Humphrey said the wounded included two police officers. Officers who arrived on the scene exchanged gunfire with the shooter but it wasn't clear how he died. Humphrey said the shooter appeared to be a former employee of the bank. An emotional Kentucky Gov. Andy Beshear said he lost two friends in the shooting.

In memoriam: Notable 2016 deaths

Many well-known men and women moved on during 2016, leaving legacies locally, nationally and even globally. Here’s a list of some of the notable...
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