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The group is best known for the hits “He’s The Greatest Dancer” and “We Are Family,” the last of which went to No. 2 back in 1979. PHILADELPHIA (WPVI) — Joni Sledge, founding member of the musical group Sister Sledge, has died. She was 60. According to a statement released by the band’s representative, the […]

1980s and 1990s group Force M.D.’s (f/k/a Force M.C.’s) were at the frontier of bridging Hip-Hop with R&B and New Jack Swing. The popular New York City outfit which has included a number of members since its 1981 Rap inception would find greater success with hits such as 1985’s “Tender Love” and 1987’s “Love Is […]

The greatest boxer to ever walk this earth Muhammad Ali transitioned last night at the age of 74. His impact on history was broader then the boxing ring that delivered him out of Louisville, KY. A man that was not only an athlete but a man that looked to bring about change in world. Please […]

The mother of legendary rapper Tupac Shakur, Afeni Shakur, has died at the age of 69. The Marin County Sheriff’s Department in California confirmed to Channel 2 Action News that Shakur died late Monday night. Deputies responded to a report of possible cardiac arrest at 9:34 p.m. at Afeni’s home in Sausalto, the sheriff’s office said. […]

Former pro wrestler Joanie “Chyna” Laurer has died, KTLA reports. She was 45. The news was posted on the former WWE star’s official Facebook and Twitter pages early Thursday. Laurer was found dead Wednesday at her home in Redondo Beach, California, KABC reports. There were no signs of foul play, and the death is being investigated by the Los Angeles County […]

Legendary A Tribe Called Quest rapper Malik Isaac Taylor, known to millions as Phife Dawg, died on Tuesday due to “complications resulting from diabetes.” The tributes quickly came rolling in, from Kendrick Lamar and a crowd of 18,000, to ESPN’s Scott Van Pelt, to Snoop Dogg. He and his rhymes meant so much to so […]

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PARMA HEIGHTS, OH (WOIO) – Surveillance video from the Papa John’s on Pearl Road in Parma Heights shows a gunman holding two workers at bay. Police…

Yogi Berra—the iconic New York Yankees Hall of Fame catcher—has died at the age of 90. Berra, who won a record 10 World Series championships…

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Cleveland’s first African-American television reporter Pete Cary passed away on Sunday at the age of 86. Pete, a pioneer in Cleveland broadcasting, worked at FOX…

  Maria de Jesus Arroyo, 80, suffered a heart attack in 2010, and had initally died before being put in a body bag.  She may…

  Crews have been working tirelessly to locate and rescue people.  So far, eight people have been found and rescued from the landslide.   SNOHOMISH…

  The news chopper involved was a backup for the city’s ABC affiliate KOMO-TV.  In addition, the National Transportation Safety Board and Federal Aviation Administration…