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  • Billy Martin of the New York Yankees
    Billy Martin remembered as a winning ballplayer
    Paying tribute Billy Martin on the 25th anniversary of his tragic death on Christmas Day in 1989, much has been written about Martin’s fiery nature as a manager, especially his many run-ins with the late George Steinbrenner. The persona that...
  • Teen dies after allowing himself to be punched
    Teen dead after gentlemen's agreement goes wrong
    With so many shootings going on these days, it is easy to oversimplify memories of the supposed good old days. But a chilling story happened Sunday in Snohomish, Wash., that reminds us that danger can come in many forms, and a gun isn't always...
  • George H. W. Bush
    Liberal hatemongers wish death upon news that George H.W. Bush hospitalized
    On Tuesday, the Associated Press reported that 90-year-old former President George H. W. Bush was hospitalized after experiencing a shortness of breath. Almost as if on cue, Twitchy noted, liberal hatemongers crawled out of the woodwork to wish...
  • Rock star Joe Cocker dead at 70
    Rock star Joe Cocker dies at 70
    Rock icon Joe Cocker died at age 70 yesterday in Crawford, Colo.. Cocker was known as much for his raspy voice and dramatic onstage performance as he was for many of the songs he wrote and sang. While not referenced frequently in the wake of his...
  • Occupational safety
    Worker safety imperative as 2014 death toll rises
    As a business owner, have you ever taken worker safety for granted? Naturally you expect your employees (and yourself) to follow good safety practices in the workplace. That’s a given.Sadly, not everyone takes the time to understand the...
  • Student freezes drinking: Girl dies thanks to too much alcohol, rescue needed
    Student freezes drinking: Frozen creek ice cracks, girl falls in after drinking
    A nursing student freezes after drinking a little bit too much at a Bemidji State University party in Minnesota. The 20-year-old girl, identified by Bemidji police officials as Sandra Lommen, was said to have fallen into a large, frozen creek...
  • Our cats are not 'just cats'
    Our beloved cats are not 'just cats'
    For many of us, our cats are part of our families. They're more than just pets, they're companions who nurse us through tough times with their cute antics, and their quiet understanding and sympathy (or they cheer us up with such an...
  • Sean Loeschke Whittaker playing 720 Arcade Game at the Charmcity Skateshop
    Life of Sean Whittaker to be celebrated at the Charmcity Skatepark on Dec 5
    On Friday December 5.2014 Baltimore Maryland's Charmcity Skatepark will host an event celebrating the life of former Charmcity team rider Sean Loeschke Whittaker. Sean was an original team rider when Charmcity was founded in 1994. He was also...
  • Kelly-Rowland-mother
    Kelly Rowland mourns the death of mother Doris Rowland Garrison
    Kelly Rowland is mourning the loss of her mother, Doris Rowland Garrison, who died in Atlanta on Dec. 2, 2014. Rowland Garrison was 66. Rowland (who is 33) released this statement to The Insider With Yahoo: "It is with deep sadness that I...
  • Ian-McLagan
    Ian McLagan dead at 69: Faces keyboardist also collaborated with Rolling Stones
    On Dec. 3, 2014, Ian McLagan died in a hospital in Austin, Texas, after having a stroke the day before his death, according to the Associated Press. He was 69. McLagan was best known for being the keyboardist for the Faces (the band that also...
  • Jail Cell
    Inmate dies in custody
    On Monday December 1, 2014 Kelley Keel, a 59 year-old resident of West Point in Calaveras County was found unconscious and eventually determined to be deceased in a Calaveras jail cell. Keel was found during a routine security check by Deputies at...
  • Bobby-Keys-2013
    Rolling Stones saxophonist Bobby Keys dead at 70
    On Dec. 2, 2014, longtime Rolling Stones saxophonist Bobby Keys died of an undisclosed illness at his home in Franklin, Tenn., according to the Associated Press. He was 70.On Oct. 15, 2014, the Rolling Stones announced that Keys was unable to...
  • Ferguson
    Ferguson protester to USA Today: Some 'are going to have to die'
    In an article published Sunday by USA Today, one Ferguson protester said that bloodshed is necessary for "the cause." An individual identified as 27-year-old Jay Daniels made it clear in no uncertain terms that people -- presumably white...
  • Chespirito dies: Writer passes away, beloved comedian dead at 85 from Mexico
    Chespirito dies: 85-year-old dies from heart attack, Mexican writer and comedian
    Chespirito has died at the ripe old age of 85 this week; his passing is already being mourned by many Mexican and some U.S. fans alike. While his nickname may be Chespirito, the Mexican comedian and talented screenwriter was formally known as...
  • Matthew Michael Hickey
    Lessons learned a year after a loss
    My regular job has kept me busy of late and so I had been only intellectually aware of the impending first anniversary of my father’s death, yesterday. I wasn’t planning to write about this. It finally caught up with me thanks to the...