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Former Miss USA Contestant Found Dead at 37

Thursday June 16, 2016 – Police are investigating the cause of death for Samantha Edwards, a former Fargo resident who was crowned Miss North Dakota USA for 2003. Edwards, 37, was found dead by a friend Tuesday morning in her Minneapolis home, the Hennepin County Medical Examiner’s Office said in a news release. A police report points out there was ...

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Muhammad Ali, ‘The Greatest of All Time’, Dead at 74

  Muhammad Ali, the silver-tongued boxer and civil rights champion who famously proclaimed himself “The Greatest” and then spent a lifetime living up to the billing, is dead. Ali died Friday at a Phoenix-area hospital, where he had spent the past few days being treated for respiratory complications, a family spokesman confirmed to NBC News. He was 74. “After a ...

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Prince died of accidental overdose of opioid fentanyl, medical examiner says

Thursday June 02. 2016 -Toxicology tests for Prince concluded that the entertainer died from an accidental overdose of the opioid fentanyl, according to a report on his death by the Midwest Medical Examiner’s Office. Fentanyl, prescribed by doctors for cancer treatment, can be made illicitly and is blamed for a spike in overdose deaths in the United States. It’s 25 ...

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Update – Bill Cosby to stand trial for assault charges

Tuesday May 24, 2016 – More than a decade after he was first accused of sexual misconduct, Bill Cosby will go to trial. A Pennsylvania judge found enough evidence during a hearing Tuesday to proceed with a criminal trial. It’s not clear when his trial will start. Cosby faces three counts of felony indecent assault from a 2004 case involving ...

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Alan Young, star of 1960s sitcom ‘Mr. Ed,’ dies at 96

Friday May 20, 2016 – Actor-comedian Alan Young, who played the amiable straight man to a talking horse in the 1960s sitcom Mister Ed, has died, a spokeswoman for the Motion Picture and Television Home said Friday. He was 96. The English-born, Canadian-educated Young died Thursday, according to Jaime Larkin, spokeswoman for the retirement community where Young had lived for four ...

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Sinead O’Connor Found Safe, No Longer Considered a Missing Person

Monday May 16, 2016 –Police in Wilmette, a suburb of Chicago have found Sinead O’Connor safe and sound. According to a statement from the Wilmette Department of Police on Monday, the singer was found safe around 1:45 p.m. CT  and is no longer considered a missing person. Earlier in the day, the Wilmette Police confirmed they were “seeking to check the well-being” ...

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