Deaths

People

Caribbean Obit Derek Walcott

Nobel laureate Derek Walcott, Caribbean poet, dies at 87

MLB

Jose Fernandez Killed

Report: Jose Fernandez was likely driving boat in crash that killed him, others

Celebrities

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Don Warden, longtime manager of Dolly Parton, dies at age 87

People

Obit-Joni Sledge

'We Are Family' singer Joni Sledge, born in Philadelphia, dies at 60

People

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'Bridges of Madison County' author Robert James Waller dies

Celebrities

Bill Paxton Death

Bill Paxton died from stroke suffered after surgery

People

Obit Robert Osborne

Robert Osborne, genial face of TCM, dead at 84

People

People Rory Feek

Rory Feek remembers late wife Joey a year after her death

People

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Tommy Page, veteran music executive and former pop star born in New Jersey, dies at 46

People

Britain Fingleton

7-foot-7 'Game of Thrones' actor Neil Fingleton dies at 36

People

Obit Judge Wapner

Joseph Wapner, star of 'The People's Court,' dead at 97

People

Obit Bill Paxton

Family representative: Actor Bill Paxton has died at 61

Anorexia

Morristown Medical Center

Anorexic, bulimic New Jersey woman who fought force-feeding dies at 30

Deaths

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Jamie Fox, New Jersey politician and strategist, dies at 62

Investigations

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Penn State frat suspended after student from New Jersey falls to death

Crashes

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Driver dies weeks after being struck by 50-pound dumbbell on New Jersey Turnpike

MLB

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Yordano Ventura, Andy Marte die in Dominican crashes

Drugs

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Philly task force urges residents to speak out at public meetings on opioid crisis

Police

Philly police

Man dies after altercation with police in North Philly

Politics

Daryl Fair

Man 'unwilling to stomach' a Trump presidency dies of pancreatic cancer

Animals

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Philadelphia Zoo: AJ the aardvark, the oldest in the U.S., dies

Radio

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WXPN honors anniversary of David Bowie's death by playing his music all day

Investigations

SEPTA Broad Street Line

Man dies after trying to jump on SEPTA train

Deaths

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Reynolds, Fisher laid to rest at Hollywood Hills cemetery

Courts

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Mom sentenced to 30 years in 5-year-old son's death in New Jersey

Brain Injuries

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High school football players suffering more brain-injury deaths

Broadway

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Broadway to honor Debbie Reynolds and Carrie Fisher

Investigations

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Police probing sudden death of girl, 8, on New Year's Eve in Camden

Television

Obit William Christopher

One more celebrity death to close out 2016

Shootings

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Security guard fatally shoots attacker after Port Richmond bar closes on New Year's

Celebrities

Debbie Reynolds

Debbie Reynolds, mother of Carrie Fisher, has died at age 84

Transportation

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PATCO service restored after person struck and killed by train

Ships

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Elderly woman presumed dead after fall from cruise ship off New Jersey coast

Celebrities

George Michael fans

Fans mourn George Michael as charities praise his good works

Crashes

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Police: One killed, another injured in South Philadelphia crash

Television

Valerie Fairman

'16 and Pregnant' star from Chester County reportedly dead

Transportation

Fatal two-car crash forces lane closures on Atlantic City Expressway

Crime

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Police: Man flags down motorist in Bucks County, admits he killed his mother

Drugs

Philly police

6 people die from heroin overdoses in Philadelphia as police investigate cause

Investigations

West Philly hit and run

City officials offer $25,000 reward for arrest in fatal hit-and-run of girl, 8, in West Philly

Crashes

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Woman pushing stroller fatally struck by SEPTA bus in Center City

Police

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Police: Man dies after being pulled from Schuylkill River

Tributes

Chris Steinhagen

Thanksgiving mourning: Revelers will miss beloved friend lost to cancer

Investigations

West Philly hit and run

Police searching for driver in hit-and-run crash that killed girl, 8, in West Philly

Investigations

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Police need help identifying female remains found in Delaware County park

Drugs

Jim Kenney

Kenney creates task force to address opioid epidemic in Philadelphia

Drownings

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Police: South Jersey boy, 4, drowns in family's swimming pool

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