Comedian Charlie Murphy, brother of Eddie Murphy, dies at 57

Published: Wednesday, April 12, 2017 @ 1:21 PM
Updated: Wednesday, April 12, 2017 @ 2:38 PM

Actor Charlie Murphy arrives at Spike TV's

Comedian Charlie Murphy, the older brother of fellow comedian Eddie Murphy, has died, according to multiple reports. He was 57. 

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Charlie Murphy's manager told TMZ that the actor died Wednesday at a hospital in New York. He had been undergoing chemotherapy for leukemia.

‘Silence of the Lambs’ director Jonathan Demme dies at 73

Published: Wednesday, April 26, 2017 @ 11:05 AM
Updated: Wednesday, April 26, 2017 @ 11:56 AM

Academy Award winning filmmaker Jonathan Demme, best known for directing “The Silence of the Lambs” and “Philadelphia,” has died. He was 73.

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An unidentified source close to Demme’s family told IndieWire on Wednesday that Demme died of esophageal cancer and complications from heart disease.

School district: No shooter at Washington state middle school, despite report

Published: Wednesday, April 26, 2017 @ 2:48 PM
Updated: Wednesday, April 26, 2017 @ 3:33 PM

Hawkins Middle School complex

School district officials said authorities did not find a shooter at Hawkins Middle School in Mason County, Washington, on Wednesday afternoon, after deputies said they were responding to a report of an active shooter.

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Mason County sheriff’s deputies told they received a report a shooter in the school’s cafeteria.

UPDATE: Police initially said there were reports of an active shooter in a school cafeteria, at Hawkins Middle School in Belfair. Police now say there is no active shooter. KIRO 7 is overhead. Time-stamped updates are being posted here as we get them >>

Posted by KIRO 7 News on Wednesday, April 26, 2017

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Paris shooting: Deadly attack on police near Champs Elysees

Published: Thursday, April 20, 2017 @ 3:32 PM
Updated: Thursday, April 20, 2017 @ 6:12 PM

A police officer was shot dead and a gunman killed near Paris’ famed Champs Elysees on Thursday night.

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The attacker, who was not identified, was killed by officers returning fire after he aimed at police before 9:30 p.m. local time and fired multiple shots, according to the French interior ministry.

Two other people were seriously injured.

It was not immediately clear what motivated the attack. Authorities have launched a counter-terrorism investigation.

Man accused of killing Oklahoma sheriff's deputy apprehended

Published: Tuesday, April 18, 2017 @ 11:17 AM
Updated: Tuesday, April 18, 2017 @ 3:17 PM

A sheriff’s deputy died at an Oklahoma hospital Tuesday afternoon, hours after officials said he was shot by a man in Logan County, according to multiple reports.

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Authorities identified the slain Logan County deputy as David Wade.