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Lawwwwd! Ned the Wino has gon’ on to glory. Veteran actor, Raymond G. Allen, Sr., has passed away. Raymond G. Allen, Sr., a character actor who played Uncle Woody in “Sanford and Son,” Ned the Wino on “Good Times,” mechanic Merle the Earl in “Starsky and Hutch, has passed away at 91 years old. The […]

We lost another good one! Actor Danny Aiello has passed away at the age of 86 yr old. Aiello was also a singer and broadway actor. Aiello played in some cult classics like” Godfather: Part II”, the Robert DeNiro baseball drama, “Bang the Drum Slowly,” he was the police chief in ‘Harlem Nights’ and he […]

A literary Goddess and Ohio native has passed away. Pulitzer Prize-winning novelist Toni Morrison has died at the age of 88. Morrison was born by the government name of Chloe Ardelia Wofford. She was a successful novelist, essayist, editor, teacher and professor emeritus at Princeton University. According to reports, Morrison passed away of natural causes on […]

  This is so sad. Our deepest condolences to the entire Braxton Family, especially the only boy of the group, Michael, his daughter Lauren has reportedly passed away at 24 yrs old.     According to reports, Lauren passed on Monday and her death was related to a heart condition. The family has yet to […]

  Bill Isles, co-founder and member of the infamous R&B and Soul group The O’Jays, has passed away at the age of 78.⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ Isles died in his Oceanside home, just north of San Diego, last month according to his son, Duane Isles. In 1948, Isles and his childhood friends from Canton, Ohio, came together to […]

Sad news in the Music World! Singer, Jazz Icon, and Actress, Nancy Wilson has passed away at 81 years old. According to CNN.com, the legend passed away peacefully in her home on Thursday, December 13th, from a long time illness. Wilson is a 3 time Grammy winner and dubbed herself as the “Song Stylist.” She […]

South Africa’s very first “Black 1st Lady”, Winnie Mandela has passed away at the age of 81. Winnie Madikizela-Mandela was very active politically and she once was the President of the African National Congress Women’s League. Winnie married Nelson Mandela in 1958, they had 2 children and split in a very messy divorce in 1996, while […]

Masaya Nakamura, the “Father of Pac-Man,” who founded the Japanese video game company behind the hit creature-gobbling game, has died at age 91, the AP reports. At the time of his death on Jan. 22, Nakamura held an honorary position at Bandai Namco, formed in a 2005 merger with the pioneering company, then called Namco, […]

Craig Sager passed away on Thursday after a long battle with cancer, just days after being inducted into the Sports Broadcasting Hall of Fame. Sager was 65 years old. Turner Sports released a statement shortly after: “Craig Sager was a beloved member of the Turner family for more than three decades and he has been […]

2016 has taken yet another person of note. Eighties R&B and dance music artist Colonel Abrams has died. The singer with the deep voice best known for his smash singles “Trapped” and “I’m Not Gonna Let You” succumbed to various ailments on Friday. He was 67. Abrams was born Colonel Abrams Page in Detroit on May […]

(RNN) – Fidel Castro, who seized power in 1960, killing former politicians and members of the middle class and turning the island of Cuba into a communist country, died Friday. His brother, Raul Castro, announced the death on state-run media. He was 90 years old. According to AFP, the Cuban leader will be cremated on Saturday. The Cuban […]

CLEVELAND – Former Cleveland mayor, Ohio governor and United States senator George Voinovich has died. The Fox 8 I-Team has learned from sources that police and EMS were called to Voinovich’s home early Sunday morning. Voinovich was mayor of Cleveland from 1980-1989. He served as Ohio’s governor from 1991-1998.   READ MORE: Fox8.com Article Courtesy […]