Sam Gooden, founding member of The Impressions, has died

NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Sam Gooden, one of the original members of the Chicago soul group The Impressions and a member of the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame, has died.…

Nichelle Nichols, Lt. Uhura on ‘Star Trek,’ has died at 89

Nichelle Nichols, who broke barriers for Black women in Hollywood when she played communications officer Lt. Uhura on the original “Star Trek” television series, has died at the age of…

Singer Nick Cave confirms son Jethro Lazenby has died at 31

CANBERRA – Australian singer-songwriter Nick Cave has confirmed the death of his son Jethro Lazenby at age 31. “With much sadness, I can confirm that my son, Jethro, has passed…

Rebirth of Italy’s dead city that nearly died again

POMPEII – In a few horrible hours, Pompeii was turned from a vibrant city into an ash-embalmed wasteland, smothered by a furious volcanic eruption in A.D. 79. Then in this…

Kathryn Kates, ‘Seinfeld’ actress, has died

LOS ANGELES (CNS) — Actress Kathryn Kates, who appeared in episodes of “Seinfeld” and “The Many Saints of Newark,” has died. She was 73. Kates died of cancer on Saturday,…

Poitier died of heart failure, cancer

LOS ANGELES (CNS) — Actor Sidney Poitier died in Beverly Hills from a combination of heart failure, prostate cancer and Alzheimer’s dementia, according to his death certificate made public Tuesday.…

Influential Bluegrass musician J.D. Crowe has died

NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Grammy-winning bluegrass musician J.D. Crowe, whose influential career spanned more than 50 years, has died. He was 84. His son, David, confirmed the death on Saturday to…

A new book on faith from popular author who died in 2019

NEW YORK – Christian writer Rachel Held Evans remaining powering a legion of faithful visitors when she died in May well 2019, at the age of 37. Last June, a…

Man who died at Phish concert did not hit railing

SAN FRANCISCO – San Francisco law enforcement say a concert-goer who fell to his demise from the upper degree of a basketball arena is thought to have “leapt from an…

Betty Lynn, Thelma Lou on ‘The Andy Griffith Show,’ has died

MOUNT Airy, N.C. – Betty Lynn, the film and television actor who was finest recognised for her part as Barney Fife’s sweetheart Thelma Lou on “The Andy Griffith Clearly show,”…