11:22 AM EDT 03/08/2014
Originally posted 02/18/2014 02:55PM
Bob Casale, the guitarist for the band Devo, has died. He was 61.
Originally posted 02/18/2014 06:30AM
Mary Grace Canfield, a veteran character actress who played handywoman Ralph Monroe on the television show "Green Acres," has died. She was 89.
Originally posted 02/17/2014 05:30PM
A designer who did costumes for such Broadway shows as Swing, Promises, Promises and Evita died after he apparently fell into the Hudson River while trying to board his boat in Manhattan, police say.
Originally posted 02/17/2014 03:00PM
A Pennsylvania woman, who was charged along with her newlywed husband in the murder of a man they met through Craigslist, admitted to the slaying in a jailhouse interview with a newspaper and said she has killed more than 20 others across the country. Police said they are investigating the claims.
Originally posted 02/17/2014 07:30AM
A snake-handling pastor who appeared on the National Geographic television reality show Snake Salvation has died after being bitten by a snake during a weekend church service in Kentucky.
Originally posted 02/16/2014 11:35AM
Two teenage boys in Texas were charged with killing a 15-year-old girl – and they were attempting to make a deal with the devil, say prosecutors.
Originally posted 02/15/2014 05:45PM
John Henson, Muppets puppeteer and son of the late Jim and Jane Henson, died on Friday.
Originally posted 02/14/2014 06:00PM
Leanne Bearden's husband reported her missing after she went for a walk and didn't return to their home outside San Antonio, Texas, on Jan. 17.
Two weeks later, her family suggested she may have wanted to disappear.
On Thursday, her body was found less than a mile from where she was last seen.
"The preliminary autopsy results indicate asphyxiation by hanging with the opinion on manner of death, suicide," says Police Chief Donna O'Conner Friday in a statement obtained by PEOPLE. "The final ruling is pending toxicology results. The investigative information indicates the death occurred a short time after she was seen leaving the residence for a walk."
Originally posted 02/14/2014 04:05PM
It's been a difficult week for Shirley Temple Black's family, but even as they grieve the star's death, they've felt consoled by the millions of fans who have reached out this week.
Originally posted 02/13/2014 09:20PM
Ralph Waite, known to millions as John Walton Sr. on the warmhearted 1970s TV series The Waltons – and, more recently, as the Mark Harmon character's father, Jackson "Jack" Gibbs, on the CBS hit NCIS – died at his Palm Desert home at about 11 a.m. Thursday, according to the Desert Sun. He was 85.
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