• October 22, 2016

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Saturday 10/22/2016
Comic's comic Kevin Meaney has died at age 60

FORESTBURGH, New York (AP) — Kevin Meaney, a comic's comic who worked the standup circuit, was a staple on late-night TV and starred in the short-lived 1990s CBS series "Uncle Buck," has died at age 60, his agent said Saturday.

Wednesday 10/19/2016
Phil Chess, co-founder of blues label Chess Records, dies

CHICAGO (AP) — Chess Records co-founder Phil Chess, who with brother Leonard helped launch the careers of Chuck Berry, Howlin' Wolf, Muddy Waters and others and amassed a catalog of rock and electric "Chicago" blues that profoundly influenced popular music in the 1950s and beyond, has died. He was 95.

Tuesday 10/18/2016
Robert 'Big Sonny' Edwards, member of The Intruders, dies

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — An original member of the pioneering Philadelphia-based soul group The Intruders has died. Robert "Big Sonny" Edwards was 74.

Monday 10/17/2016
Posthumous book by Shimon Peres coming next spring

NEW YORK (AP) — A book about Israel's character and the "turning points" in its history that Nobel laureate Shimon Peres completed just weeks before he died will come out next spring.

Thursday 10/13/2016
'Written in my soul from me to you:' Some Bob Dylan lyrics

American singer-songwriter Bob Dylan was awarded the Nobel Prize in literature Thursday, lauded for creating "new poetic expressions within the great American song tradition." Here are lyrics from just a few of the hundreds of songs that he has written over his career.

Wednesday 10/12/2016
Patricia Barry, daytime TV and film actress, dies at 93

NEW YORK (AP) — Patricia Barry, a mainstay of daytime television who appeared on "Days of Our Lives," ''Guiding Light" and "All My Children," has died. She was 93.

Tuesday 10/11/2016
Ex-wife Mayte added to Prince tribute concert in Minnesota

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Prince's ex-wife Mayte Garcia has joined the lineup for this week's tribute concert honoring the late "Purple Rain" megastar in St. Paul.

Fire destroys intended landmark of Monkees singer

BEAVERTOWN, Pa. (AP) — A fire in central Pennsylvania has destroyed a church intended to be a museum honoring the late singer Davy Jones.

Sunday 10/09/2016
Leading Polish filmmaker Andrzej Wajda dies at 90

WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Poland's leading filmmaker Andrzej Wajda, whose career maneuvering between a repressive communist government and an audience yearning for freedom won him international recognition and an honorary Oscar, has died. He was 90.

Thursday 10/06/2016
Lawyers: Lost evidence, misconduct make defending Cosby hard

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Bill Cosby's lawyers blame his arrest on sexual assault charges on "a perfect storm" of mistakes by a federal judge and misconduct by an ambitious prosecutor and celebrity lawyer Gloria Allred.

Saturday 10/01/2016
Patrick Dempsey returns to Maine for cancer fundraiser

LEWISTON, Maine (AP) — After hitting the red carpet this month for the release of his new movie, actor Patrick Dempsey has returned to his home state for a cancer fundraiser.

Friday 09/30/2016
Man who got generations humming Oscar Mayer Wiener song dies

CHICAGO (AP) — The man who got generations of hot dog lovers humming along to the Oscar Mayer Wiener song has died.

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