Alex Trebek 1940 – 2020

Alex Trebek 1940 – 2020

Culver City, CA…(November 8, 2020) – JEOPARDY! is saddened to share that Alex Trebek passed away peacefully at home early this morning, surrounded by family and friends. He was 80 years old. Alex was diagnosed with pancreatic cancer in March 2019, and he continued to host JEOPARDY! for the next 18 months. Throughout that time, […]

Sgt. 1st Class Javier Gutierrez & Sgt. 1st Class Antonio Rodriguez Gave Their Lives in Afghanistan

Sgt. 1st Class Javier Gutierrez & Sgt. 1st Class Antonio Rodriguez Gave Their Lives in Afghanistan

Washington, DC…The Department of Defense announced today the death of two soldiers who were supporting Operation Freedom’s Sentinel. Both soldiers died February 8, 2020 in Nangarhar Province, Afghanistan, as a result of wounds sustained while engaged in combat operations. The incident is under investigation. The deceased are: Sgt. 1st Class* Javier Jaguar Gutierrez, 28, of […]

Los Angeles Lakers Legend Kobe Bryant Dies at 41 in Helicopter Crash

Los Angeles Lakers Legend Kobe Bryant Dies at 41 in Helicopter Crash

Los Angeles, CA…(AP) — Kobe Bryant, the 18-time NBA All-Star who won five championships and became one of the greatest basketball players of his generation during a 20-year career with the Los Angeles Lakers, died in a helicopter crash Sunday. He was 41. Bryant died in a helicopter crash near Calabasas, California, a person familiar […]

President George H. W. Bush 1924 – 2018

President George H. W. Bush  1924 – 2018

Houston, TX…George Herbert Walker Bush (born June 12, 1924 – died November 30, 2018) was an American politician who served as the 41st President of the United States from 1989 to 1993. Prior to assuming the presidency, Bush served as the 43rd Vice President of the United States from 1981 to 1989. A member of […]

Charles Manson 1934 -2017

Charles Manson 1934 -2017

Bakersfield, CA…From Wikipedia..”Charles Milles Manson (born Charles Milles Maddox, November 12, 1934 – November 19, 2017) was an American criminal and former cult leader who led what became known as the Manson Family, a quasi-commune that arose in California in the late 1960s. Manson’s followers committed a series of nine murders at four locations in […]

Erin Moran of Happy Days Passes Away At 56

Erin Moran of Happy Days Passes Away At 56

Harrison County, Indiana…Erin Marie Moran (October 18, 1960 – April 22, 2017) was an American actress, best known for playing Joanie Cunningham on the sitcom Happy Days and its spin-off Joanie Loves Chachi. Saturday afternoon a call was placed to dispatch with a report of an “unresponsive female”. EMT’s arrived and found Erin Moran deceased. […]

William “Bill” Paxton, May 17, 1955 – February 25, 2017

William “Bill” Paxton, May 17, 1955 – February 25, 2017

Los Angeles, CA…William “Bill” Paxton (May 17, 1955 – February 25, 2017) was an American actor and director. The films in which he appeared include The Terminator, Weird Science, Aliens, Predator 2, True Lies, Apollo 13, Twister, and Titanic. Paxton also starred in the HBO series Big Love (2006–2011) and was nominated for an Emmy […]

Former Astronaut & Senator John Herschel Glenn Jr. July 18, 1921 – December 8, 2016

Former Astronaut & Senator John Herschel Glenn Jr. July 18, 1921 – December 8, 2016

Columbus, OH…John Herschel Glenn Jr. (July 18, 1921 – December 8, 2016), (Col, USMC, Ret.), was an aviator, engineer, astronaut, and United States senator. He was one of the “Mercury Seven” group of military test pilots selected in 1959 by NASA to become America’s first astronauts and fly the Project Mercury spacecraft. On February 20, […]