Massive redwood tree falls, kills hiker in California park

MUIR WOODS NATIONAL MONUMENT PARK, Calif. (AP) — A huge redwood tree fell and killed a man visiting Muir Woods National Monument in California on Christmas Eve, authorities said Thursday. Subhradeep Dutta, 28, of Edina, Minnesota, died while walking on a marked dirt trail with two other people in the park north of San Francisco […]

Elite US climber Gobright dies rappelling down rock face

MEXICO CITY (AP) — California rock climber Brad Gobright reportedly reached the top of a highly challenging rock face in northern Mexico and was rappelling down with a companion when he fell to his death. Climber Aidan Jacobson of Phoenix, Arizona, told Outside magazine he was with Gobright, and said they had just performed an […]

BREAKING NEWS! Conroe, Montgomery County mourn loss of popular community leader, restauranteur Buster Bowers

BREAKING NEWS! Conroe, September 22 – Conroe and all of Montgomery County are heartbroken after the sudden death of popular community leader and restauranteur Buster Bowers, the General Manager of Vernon’s Kuntry Katfish. Bowers died early Sunday morning, September 22, 2019, of an apparent heart attack. He was 44 years old. Bowers is survived by […]

Egypt’s ousted president Morsi dies in court during trial

CAIRO (AP) — Egypt’s first democratically elected president, Islamist leader Mohammed Morsi who was ousted by the military in 2013 after a year in office, collapsed in court while on trial Monday and died, state TV and his family said.The 67-year-old Morsi had just addressed the court, speaking from the glass cage he is kept […]

Conroe PD investigating fatal motorcycle-car accident

Conroe, June 13 – On Wednesday night, June 12, 2019, the Conroe Police Department responded to a major crash in the 16000 blk of State Highway 105 West. Officers arrived at about 9:30 p.m. and located 62 year old Eddie Zimmerman lying on the ground with life threatening injuries. Zimmermann’s Harley Davidson motorcycle was located on […]

‘Mary Tyler Moore Show’ actress Georgia Engel dies at 70

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Georgia Engel, who played the charmingly innocent, small-voiced Georgette on “The Mary Tyler Moore Show” and amassed a string of other TV and stage credits, has died. She was 70. Engel died Friday in Princeton, New Jersey, said her friend and executor, John Quilty. The cause of death was unknown because […]

The Golden Hammer’s Publisher dies in what Judge Mack deems “freak accident,” public integrity investigation clears all involved within minutes of death

Conroe, April 1 – The Publisher of The Golden Hammer, Montgomery County’s leading daily newspaper, died early this morning after a car, which corrupt local political boss Marc Davenport drove, ran him over in the parking lot of a grocery store in Conroe. Precinct 1 Justice of the Peace Wayne Mack, who was a passenger in […]

Frank Robinson, baseball’s fearsome trailblazer, dies at 83

Crowding the plate, fearsome and fearless, Frank Robinson hammered his way into the Hall of Fame. His legacy, however, was cemented that day in 1975 when he simply stood in the dugout at old Cleveland Stadium — the first black manager in Major League Baseball. Robinson, the only player to earn the MVP award in […]

Former Rep. Dingell, US’s longest-serving lawmaker, dies

DETROIT (AP) — Former U.S. Rep. John Dingell, the longest-serving member of Congress in American history and a master of legislative deal-making who was fiercely protective of Detroit’s auto industry, has died. The Michigan Democrat was 92. Few politicians have done more damage to American businesses and the American economy than the pro-Big Government Dingell. […]

Nation’s oldest World War II vet dies in Texas at age 112

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Richard Overton, the nation’s oldest World War II veteran who was also believed to be the oldest living man in the U.S., died Thursday in Texas, a family member said. He was 112. The Army veteran had been hospitalized with pneumonia but was released on Christmas Eve, said Shirley Overton, whose […]