The Republican was the longest-serving member of the 117th Congress, having served for 48 years.
NEW YORK — William Hurt, the Oscar-winning actor of “Broadcast News,” “Body Heat” and “The Big Chill,” has died. He was 71. Hurt’s son, Will, said in a statement that Hurt died Sunday of natural causes. He said Hurt died peacefully, among family. Deadline first reported Hurt’s death. In a long-running career, Hurt was three […]
A 57-year-old Maryland man who had received a genetically modified pig heart in a first-of-its-kind transplant surgery has died, the University of Maryland Medical Center said Wednesday. David Bennett died on Tuesday after his condition began to deteriorate several days ago, the medical center said. He was given palliative care and was able to communicate […]
“She fought hard against her demons,” her father said.
NEW YORK (AP) — Howard Hesseman, who played the radio disc jockey Johnny Fever on the sitcom “WKRP in Cincinnati” and the actor-turned-history teacher Charlie Moore on “Head of the Class,” has died. He was 81. Hesseman died Saturday in Los Angeles due to complications from colon surgery, his manager Robbie Kass said Sunday. Hesseman, […]
ATLANTA, Ga. — The world’s oldest male gorilla, named Ozzie, was found dead by his care team at the Atlanta zoo Tuesday, zoo officials announced. Ozzie was 61. The cause of the gorilla’s death was not immediately known, though Ozzie began showing signs of low appetite last week, the zoo said in a news release. […]
A New Jersey fencing instructor died in a jail over the weekend after being charged in October with sexually assaulting two teens. Stephen M. Kovacs, 49, was being held at the Somerset County jail since December, when his bail was revoked, according to NJ.com. His attorney, Jim Wronko, told Fox News Digital that Kovacs died […]
A Kentucky woman is being charged with the murder of her infant son whose body was discovered back in October, following the results of a medical examiner’s report. The 5-month-old baby was found dead in a Trigg County home on Oct. 26 from acute methamphetamine intoxication, according to a Kentucky State Police report finalized last […]
NEW YORK — Andre Leon Talley, the towering former creative director and editor at large of Vogue magazine, has died. He was 73. Talley’s literary agent David Vigliano confirmed Talley’s death to USA Today late Tuesday, but no additional details were immediately available. Talley was an influential fashion journalist who worked at Women’s Wear Daily […]