Henry Silva, Hollywood tough guy, dead at 95

Actor Henry Silva, known for playing gangsters, goons and henchmen in hundreds of films including “Ocean’s Eleven” and “The Manchurian Candidate,” died Wednesday. He was 95. Silva died of natural causes in Woodland Hills, California twenty years after retiring from an epic career that spanned five decades, his son told Variety Friday. The prolific actor … Read more

Florida Keys boat crash kills one after 14 teens ejected

A Florida Keys boat crash left one dead and three others with serious injuries after all 14 teen occupants were tossed into the water. The teen died after the boat smashed into a channel marker at 6:30 pm Sunday and three others remain hospitalized with serious injuries, according to the Miami Herald. Other boaters and … Read more

Country star Luke Bell dead at 32 after going missing for a week

Rising country music star Luke Bell passed away at 32 after allegedly going missing for more than a week. Bell’s friend and fellow country singer Matt Kinman confirmed the “heartbreaking” news to the music site Saving Country Music. Born in Kentucky and raised in Wyoming, Bell was found dead in Tucson, Arizona, yesterday, near where … Read more

Florida man who died after eating raw oysters had drugs in system

A south Florida man who died after eating raw oysters last month had several drugs in his system, including fentanyl and cocaine, according to a medical examiner’s report. Roger “Rocky” Pinckney also tested positive for cannabis, oxycodone, and opiates after his death on July 31, according to the Broward County Medical Examiner, WTVJ reported. Along … Read more

Retired journalist plunges to death from Wisconsin drawbridge

A 77-year-old tourist died this week when the drawbridge he was walking across opened, sending him plunging to his death. Richard Dujardin of Providence, Rhode Island, was walking across the bridge near Kilbourn Avenue and Riverwalk Walk in Milwaukee Monday when it began to rise. “The lights, bells, and arms came down at each end … Read more

Actress Denise Dowse dead at 64

Television actress Denise Dowse died at age 64 following a battle with viral meningitis, family said Saturday. Tributes poured in for the “Beverly Hills, 90210” and “Insecure” actor after her death was announced by her sister Tracey on Instagram. “I want to take this moment to thank our friends and family for all of the … Read more

South Carolina woman dies after being impaled by beach umbrella

A South Carolina woman was killed after she was impaled in the chest by a beach umbrella that had blown away in a taste of wind, local officials said. Tammy Perreault was at a Garden City beach when the umbrella broke loose from its anchor and struck her around 12:40 pm on Wednesday, Horry County … Read more

LA bank exec ID’ed as third killed by lightning strike near White House

A young California bank executive has been identified as the third person killed in a freak caught-on-camera lightning strike near the White House last week. Brooks Lambertson, a 29-year-old Los Angeles-based vice president at City National Bank, was identified by DC police as the third fatality from Thursday night’s strike that also left a fourth … Read more

Victims ID’d in Pennsylvania house fire that killed 10 family members

The fire at a Pennsylvania house that killed 10 people from the same family, including three children, may have started on the front porch of the Nescopeck home, according to an official. A preliminary investigation suggested that the blaze erupted on the porch around 2:30 am Friday, according to Luzerne County District Attorney Sam Sanguedolce. … Read more