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Wrestler ‘Rowdy’ Roddy Piper Passes Away At 61


Hollywood, CA…WWE is deeply saddened that Roderick Toombs, aka “Rowdy” Roddy Piper — WWE Hall of Famer and Intercontinental Champion — passed away today at the age of 61. WWE extends its sincerest condolences to Toombs’ family, friends and fans. Superstars remember ‘Hot Rod’ | Classic photos | Watch greatest moments “Roddy Piper was one […]

CAL FIRE Plans Memorial Service for Airtanker Pilot


San Jose – Firefighters will gather together to pay their respects to Airtanker Pilot Geoffrey “Craig” Hunt as well as to his family, who paid the ultimate sacrifice with his life while fighting the Dog Rock Fire near El Portal, California. A celebration of Craig’s life, with full Line of Duty Death fire service honors, […]

Dr. Maya Angelou – 1928 – 2014


Winston-Salem, NC…According to a statement released by Wake Forest University, North Carolina, a woman who helped inspire millions with her work as a poet, author, actress, civil rights activist and professor, Dr. Maya Angelou has passed away at the age of 86. In a statement released by her son, Guy B. Johnson, “Dr. Maya Angelou […]

Overflow Seating Available for Landsberry Service This Afternoon

Landsberry Michael Master Sgt

Sparks, NV…Because the capacity of the Sparks Christian Fellowship, 510 Greenbrae Drive, will likely be surpassed for the Celebration of Life for Master Sgt. Michael Landsberry on Sunday at 3 p.m., overflow attendance for the event will be directed to Greenbrae Elementary School across from the church on Fourth St. The doors to the church […]

Nevada Military Support Alliance To Accept Contributions In Honor of Master Sgt. Michael Landsberry

Landsberry Michael Master Sgt

Reno, NV…At the request of the Landsberry family, the Nevada Military Support Alliance has agreed to accept donations and contributions in honor of Master Sgt. Michael Landsberry. Michael Landsberry was the teacher and Nevada Air National Guardsman who was fatally shot at Sparks Middle School on October 21, 2013. Donors and contributors are asked to […]

Fatal motorcycle accident on SR341 (Geiger Grade Highway)


Reno, NV…On March 2, 2013 at approximately 1:58pm, NHP troopers responded to an injury crash involving a motorcycle and a passenger vehicle on SR341, above the lookout (approximately 5 miles south of the junction with US395 . Preliminary investigation revealed a motorcycle (sport bike) traveling northbound on SR341 towards Reno passed a silver Subaru Outback […]

Sad Ending For Missing Mother and Daughter. Karen Diane Anderson, 46 and Amelia Noelle Arago 5, Found in Pond


Pine Grove, CA…On January 21, 2013 at approximately 1500 hours the Amador County Sheriff’s Office received a report of a loose Llama on Spring Canyon Lane in Pine Grove. An Amador County Sheriff’s Deputy and an Amador County Animal Control Officer were able to secure the Llama. No residents were located at the home at […]

Body of Missing Alyssa Bryne, 19 Found on Pioneer Trail


South Lake Tahoe, CA…January 4, 2013. The body of an adult female was located on Pioneer Trail between Black Bart and Al Tahoe, at about 0830am this date. Cause of death is unknown at this time. Updated Release: On January 4, 2013 at approximately 8:30 am the body of Alyssa Byrne was found in Eldorado […]

Andrew Aitken “Andy” Rooney (January 14, 1919 – November 4, 2011)

New York, NY….Andy Rooney has passed away at 92 just shortly after ending his regular appearances on 60 minutes a few weeks ago. From Wikipedia…”Rooney joined CBS in 1949, as a writer for Arthur Godfrey’s Talent Scouts,[5] when Godfrey was at his peak on CBS radio and TV. It opened the show up to a […]

DOD Identifies Service Members Killed In CH-47 Crash


Washington, DC…The Department of Defense announced today the deaths of 30 servicemembers who were supporting Operation Enduring Freedom. They died Aug. 6 in Wardak province, Afghanistan, of wounds suffered when their CH-47 Chinook helicopter crashed… The following sailors assigned to an East Coast-based Naval Special Warfare unit were killed: Lt. Cmdr. (SEAL) Jonas B. Kelsall, […]

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