The funeral of legendary singer Aretha Franklin will be held in her hometown Detroit on August 31, after a two-day public viewing at a city museum to allow fans to mourn, her publicist said Friday.
Aretha Franklin, the music icon, legendary singer and "Queen of Soul" loved by millions whose history-making career spanned six decades, died on Thursday, her longtime publicist announced. She was 76.
Mary Carlisle, a 1930s film starlet who shared the screen with notables including Bing Crosby, Will Rogers and Greta Garbo, died Wednesday at the Motion Picture Television Fund retirement community in Woodland Hills.
Nancy Sinatra Sr, Frank Sinatra's first wife and mother to his three children, has passed away at the age of 101.
Citing privacy concerns, lawyers for Kirk Kerkorian's estate want a Los Angeles judge to block his widow from having access to his medical records for use in her bid for her claim to a third of the billionaire's assets, amounting to about $600 million based on the estate's $1.8 billion value at the time of his death.
Relatives, friends and firefighters from across the region flocked to the Long Beach Convention Center Tuesday to hail the life and service of Fire Department Capt. Dave Rosa, who was shot and killed while responding to a report of an explosion at a senior living facility.
Flowers, a notebook, a newspaper tied with white ribbon: these are some of the items placed at a makeshift memorial near the newsroom where a gunman shot dead five people in the US city of Annapolis.
Joe Jackson, the patriarch of the Jackson family, died Wednesday at the age of 89.
Mitzi Shore, the mother of actor Pauly Shore and longtime operator of The Comedy Store -- where many of the biggest names in comedy launched their careers -- died Wednesday at age 87.
Steven Bochco, the writer and producer behind the iconic 1980s and '90s TV shows "Hill Street Blues," "L.A. Law" and "NYPD Blue," died Sunday morning at the age of 74 after a long battle with leukemia.