Harry Whittington, who was shot by Dick Cheney while hunting in 2006, has died: NPR

Harry Whittington speaks to members of the media on February 17, 2006 outside a hospital in Corpus Christi, Texas. Whittington, the man who then-Vice President Dick Cheney accidentally shot while they were quail hunting on a Texas ranch, died Saturday in Austin. Paul Iverson/AP hide caption caption toggle Paul Iverson/AP Harry Whittington speaks to members … Read more

Punahele Soriano believes he almost died after contracting cellulitis

Las Vegas, Nevada — Hawaiian middleweight Punahele Soriano knows he has to “fight another monster again” at UFC Vegas 67. That monster comes in the form of Russian Roman Kopilov, who Soriano (9-2) will face in a UFC Apex main card bout this Saturday. It has been roughly six months since Soriano’s last fight, a … Read more

A bill that would have affected racial disparity in cocaine crimes has died in the Senate

The Senate failed to advance a bipartisan bill that would have reduced one of the most persistent racial disparities in criminal justice: the punishment for crack cocaine.

Victoria Lee, ONE Championship star and sister of Angela and Christian Lee, has died

Victoria Lee, Fists of Fury Credit: ONE Championship Heartbreaking news has emerged regarding ONE Championship competitor Victoria Lee, who has passed away at the age of 18. Lee, the younger sister of ONE champions Angela and Christian Lee, passed away on December 26, with Angela Lee revealing the tragic news on Saturday. No cause of … Read more

MMA legend and pioneer Stefan Bonar died at the age of 45

Stefan Bonnard. Credit: UFC UFC Hall of Famer and MMA pioneer Stephan Bonnar passed away on December 22nd due to heart complications on the job. He was 45. The The UFC announced his death on Saturday. UFC President Dana White released a statement saying, “Stefan Bonnard was one of the most important fighters to ever … Read more

Anthony “Rumble” Johnson has died at the age of 38 from an undisclosed illness

Anthony Johnson Credit: Dave Mandel/Sherdog.com Former UFC light heavyweight title contender Anthony ‘Rumble’ Johnson has died at the age of 38. Multiple reports and social media warriors were the ones who broke the news. RIP Anthony “Rumble” Johnson. One of the most prolific knockout artists our sport has ever seen. My prayers go out to … Read more

Ken Starr, the independent counsel who investigated Clinton, has died at 76

NPR’s Mary Louise Kelly talks to journalist Michael Isikoff about the death of Ken Starr, who became a household name for investigating then-President Bill Clinton’s affair with Monica Lewinsky.

SA music legend Dennis East, 73, has died after suffering a stroke

South African music legend Dennis East died on Monday 12 September after suffering a stroke on Friday 9 September. According to Jacaranda FM, the death of the Durban-born artist has been confirmed by the South African Legends Museum. Tributes poured in for East on social media following the news of his death. Dennis East was … Read more

Ultimate Fighter winner Elias Theodorou has died at the age of 34

Elias Theodorou Credit: Jay Anderson/Cageside Press Former UFC middleweight and The Ultimate Fighter Nations: Canada vs. Australia winner Elias Theodorou died unexpectedly at the age of 34. The tragic news was confirmed by multiple media outlets on Sunday. The Canadian, who fought last December, was battling stage 4 liver cancer – a diagnosis he didn’t … Read more

Three children died in a shack fire after being left alone

Police in the Eastern Cape have opened an investigation file after three children died in a shack fire in New Brighton on Monday morning, 5 September. THREE CHILDREN DIED IN THE FIRE South African Police Service (SAPS) spokesperson Colonel Priscilla Naidoo said the three children were sleeping in their Pendle Street home when the shed … Read more

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