Obituaries

November 22, 2017 - 3:34 am
MOSCOW (AP) — Russian baritone Dmitri Hvorostovsky has died after a long battle with cancer. He was 55. Hvorostovsky's office said in a statement Wednesday that the acclaimed singer "died peacefully" earlier and was "surrounded by family" near his home in London. "May the warmth of his voice and...
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FILE - In this April 30, 1963 file photo, President John F. Kennedy listens while Grand Duchess Charlotte of Luxembourg speaks outside the White House in Washington. National Park Rangers will lay a wreath outside Kennedy's childhood home on Wednesday, Nov. 22, 2017, in Brookline Mass., 54 years to the day after he was assassinated in Dallas. The ceremony marks a symbolic end to a year of events marking the 100th anniversary of JFK's birth. (AP Photo/William J. Smith, File)
November 22, 2017 - 12:33 am
BROOKLINE, Mass. (AP) — A year of events marking the 100th anniversary of President John F. Kennedy's birth is drawing to a close exactly 54 years after his assassination. National park rangers will lay a wreath outside Kennedy's childhood home in Brookline, Massachusetts, and a 21-gun salute by an...
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Zimbabweans celebrate after President Robert Mugabe resigned in Harare, Tuesday, Nov, 21, 2017. The streets of Zimbabwe's capital have erupted in dancing, singing, honking and cheers after Mugabe announced his immediate resignation after 37 years in power. (AP Photo/Tsvangirayi Mukwazhi)
November 21, 2017 - 10:34 pm
Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Wednesday: 1. FCC CHIEF SETS OUT TO SCRAP 'NET NEUTRALITY' The move would allow giant cable and telecom companies to throttle broadband speeds and favor their own services if they wish. 2. 'ROY MOORE...
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FILE - In this Aug. 8, 2009, file photo, actor-singer David Cassidy arrives at the ABC Disney Summer press tour party in Pasadena, Calif. Former teen idol Cassidy of "The Partridge Family" fame has died at age 67, publicist said Tuesday, Nov. 21, 2017. (AP Photo/Dan Steinberg, File)
November 21, 2017 - 9:29 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — David Cassidy of "The Partridge Family" fame has died at age 67. Publicist JoAnn Geffen released a statement Tuesday evening saying Cassidy had died "surrounded by those he loved." No further details were immediately available, but Geffen said on Saturday that Cassidy was in a...
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November 21, 2017 - 1:59 pm
MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — A Vermont inmate who died of cancer at a Pennsylvania prison wrote in a diary that he repeatedly asked for medical care but was denied and given ibuprofen and Tylenol for his pain. Sixty-eight-year-old Roger Brown died Oct. 15 at the state prison in Camp Hill, Pennsylvania...
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FILE - In this March 8, 1998 file photo, actress Della Reese, nominated for best dramatic actress for her role in the television series "Touched by an Angel", arrives for the Screen Actors Guild Awards in Los Angeles. Reese, the actress and gospel-influenced singer who in middle age found her greatest fame as Tess, the wise angel in the long-running television drama "Touched by an Angel," died at age 86. A family representative released a statement Monday that Reese died peacefully Sunday, Nov. 19, 2017, in California. No cause of death or additional details were provided. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill, File)
November 20, 2017 - 9:55 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Della Reese, the actress and gospel-influenced singer who in middle age found her greatest fame as Tess, the wise angel in the long-running television drama "Touched by an Angel," has died at age 86. Reese's co-star on the series, Roma Downey, said in a statement that the actress...
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Tunisian-born fashion model Afef Jnifen leaves the residence of Tunisian-born designer Azzedine Alaia before attending his funeral ceremony in Sidi Bou Said, north of the Tunisian capital Tunis, Monday, Nov. 20, 2017. Azzedine Alaia, an iconoclast whose clingy dresses marked the 1980s and who dressed famous women from Hollywood to the White House, has died at age 77. (AP Photo/Amine Landoulsi)
November 20, 2017 - 2:48 pm
SIDI BOU SAID, Tunisia (AP) — Models, government ministers, relatives and friends have attended the funeral in Tunisia of fashion designer Azzedine Alaia, a native of the North African country who won international acclaim. Supermodel Naomi Campbell, who enjoyed a close relationship with Alaia,...
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FILE - In this July 3, 1993 file photo, Jana Novotna breaks down and weeps, as she accepts the loser's plate from the Duchess of Kent, after the Ladies' Singles Final on the Centre Court at Wimbledon, London. The WTA says 1998 Wimbledon champion Novotna has died at the age of 49. The women's tennis body says Novotna died Sunday, Nov. 19, 2017, after a long battle with cancer. (AP Photo/Dave Caulkin, File)
November 20, 2017 - 11:03 am
PRAGUE (AP) — Jana Novotna, who won the hearts of the tennis world when she sobbed on the shoulder of a member of the British royal family after a heartbreaking loss in the Wimbledon final, has died at the age of 49. The WTA announced Novotna's death on Monday, saying she died Sunday in her native...
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FILE - In this July 3, 1993 file photo, Jana Novotna breaks down and weeps, as she accepts the loser's plate from the Duchess of Kent, after the Ladies' Singles Final on the Centre Court at Wimbledon, London. The WTA says 1998 Wimbledon champion Novotna has died at the age of 49. The women's tennis body says Novotna died Sunday, Nov. 19, 2017, after a long battle with cancer. (AP Photo/Dave Caulkin, File)
November 20, 2017 - 6:14 am
PRAGUE (AP) — Jana Novotna, who won the hearts of the tennis world by sobbing on the shoulder of a member of the British royal family after a tough loss in the Wimbledon final, has died at the age of 49. The WTA announced Novotna's death on Monday. The women's tennis body said she died on Sunday...
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This undated photo released by Spencer Segura Sr., shows tennis player Pancho Segura with his two-handed forehand. Segura, who rose from poverty to win three U.S. Pro Tennis Championships in a row and was one of the world's greatest players in the 1950s, has died. He was 96. Segura died Saturday, Nov. 18, 2017, from complications of Parkinson's disease at his home in the Omni La Costa Resort & Spa in Carlsbad, Calif., his son, Spencer Segura of Connecticut, said Sunday.(Spencer Segura Sr. via AP)
November 20, 2017 - 12:06 am
CARLSBAD, Calif. (AP) — Pancho Segura, who rose from poverty to win six U.S. Pro singles and doubles championships and was one of the world's top amateur tennis players in the 1940s and professionals in the 1950s, has died. He was 96. Segura died Saturday from complications of Parkinson's disease...
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