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July 16, 2019 - 11:19 am
Pernell Whitaker, an Olympic gold medalist and four-division champion who was regarded as one of the greatest defensive fighters ever, has died after being hit by a car in Virginia. He was 55. Police in Virginia Beach said the former fighter was hit by a car Sunday night. The driver of the car...
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August 17, 2018 - 5:17 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Aretha Franklin's funeral will be held Aug. 31 in her hometown of Detroit. The late singer's publicist, Gwendolyn Quinn, said Friday that the funeral, to be held at Greater Grace Temple, is limited to the Queen of Soul's family and friends. Public viewings will take place Aug. 28-29...
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March 20, 2018 - 6:32 pm
An Atlanta mother pleaded not guilty to allegedly killing and placing her two children in an oven last fall. 24-year-old Lamora Williams was indicted on a total of fourteen charges by a Fulton County grand jury, including two counts of murder and cruelty to children. Williams is accused of placing...
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March 19, 2018 - 10:33 am
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — Authorities say a Florida man crashed into four motorcycles stopped along a highway, killing one rider and injuring two others. Florida Highway Patrol reports 23-year-old Sean Marlin of Sunrise veered his pickup truck off the Florida Turnpike Saturday night and struck a...
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March 19, 2018 - 10:16 am
Police are investigating a deadly shooting at a Quiktrip yesterday in Dekalb County that left a 40 year-old man dead and one by-stander wounded. Sunday at 8:30am, an off-duty officer who was working at the store on panola road, told investigators that the man and the shooting suspect were in an...
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February 21, 2018 - 6:59 pm
The man known as "America's Pastor" Reverend Billy Graham has died at the age of 99. Reverend Graham died at his home in North Carolina. Rev. Graham had been out of the public eye for more than 10 years. He ministered to several Presidents including George W Bush, Bill Clinton and Barack Obama. Rev...
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