When I was a kid, I didn’t live close enough to a comic book shop to get there on my bike. My parents would have to take me to Fair Oaks Mall in Fairfax, Va., and I’d get my comics off the old spinner racks at Waldenbooks. As the years went on and specialty comic shops opened, my friends and I had a comic book ritual…
Wally Triplett, the trailblazing Detroit Lions running back who was the first African-American to appear in a game for an NFL team after getting drafted, died Thursday. He was 92.
Tragedy struck Table Rock Lake near Branson, Missouri on Thursday night when a tourist duck boat capsized, claiming the life of 17 people. There were 31 people on-board, ranging in ages from 1-76. One family, The Colemans lost nine family members.
On Wednesday, former New England Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez was found unresponsive in his single cell at the Souza Baranowski Correctional Center in Shirley, Mass. He was rushed to a local hospital, where he was pronounced dead.
Aaron Hernandez’s family says it doesn’t believe he was in a suicidal frame of mind coming off his acquittal in the 2012 fatal shootings of Daniel de Abreu and Safiro Furtado in Boston. On Friday the usually stoic Hernandez was seen smiling at his daughter, whom he fathered with his fiancee, Shayanna…
Northwestern women's basketball player Jordan Hankins was found dead in her room at the university. According to the New York Daily News, Hankins was found unresponsive Monday afternoon.
Over the weekend, nine people were killed and 42 others were wounded in Chicago, the Chicago Tribune reports.
Janet Reno, who during the Bill Clinton administration became the first woman to serve as U.S. attorney general, has died of complications from Parkinson's disease. She was 78.
Dayo Corley was found dead in the driver's seat of a black Chevy Equinox in South Jamaica in the Queens borough of New York City, the New York Post reports. The car, which had Florida plates, was found around noon Monday.
Former junior welterweight boxing champion, and one-half of one of the most electrifying fights of all time, Aaron Pryor, has died after a long fight with heart disease.
Roscoe C. Brown Jr., one of the legendary Tuskegee Airmen who flew in World War II, died Saturday at Montefiore Hospital in the Bronx, N.Y. He was 94.
Lee Wesley Gibson, believed to have been the oldest living Pullman porter, died Saturday at his home, surrounded by family. He was 106 years old.
Kimbo Slice's story was bound to end this way because America has always boxed with black men while wearing loaded gloves.
Autopsy reports show that Prince died from an opioid overdose, according to a law-enforcement official who spoke with the Associated Press.
The body of a missing Arizona woman who was last seen April 19 while on a date with a man has been found in a shallow grave.
A Tennessee mother whose baby girl was paralyzed in a gang-related drive-by shooting was fatally shot just months before she was to testify against her daughter's alleged shooter.