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Notable Deaths 2013

Famed Movie Critic Roger Ebert Dies

Roger Ebert, the most famous and most popular film reviewer of his time died Thursday, the Chicago Sun-Times reported. He was 70…

04/04/2013

A Muni T-Third light rail streetcar crosses over the Islais Creek Channel heading southbound San Francisco. (lensovet/Wikimedia Commons)

Police Identify Man Found Dead On SF Muni Platform

A man who was found dead on a San Francisco Municipal Railway platform in the city’s Mission Bay neighborhood on Saturday morning has been identified by the medical examiner’s office as 57-year-old Bradley Gainous.

12/03/2012

A bat hangs from a branch (Michal Cizek/AFP/Getty Images)

Rabid Bats Turning Up Around SF’s Lake Merced

San Francisco public health officials announced today that another rabid bat was found dead near Lake Merced last week, the fifth one discovered in the area so far this year.

08/24/2012

(CBS)

Morgan Hill Man Allegedly Ran Dog To Death

Morgan Hill police say a man was arrested on suspicion of animal cruelty after he ran two dogs to the point of heat exhaustion.

06/05/2012

(Photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Images)

Disco Queen Donna Summer Dead

Singer Donna Summer, whose songs defined the music of the Disco 70′s has died after a battle with cancer, according to her family…

05/17/2012

Hairstyling Pioneer, Vidal Sassoon Dies At 84

Hairstyling Pioneer, Vidal Sassoon Dies At 84

Celebrity hairstylist Vidal Sassoon, whose 1960s wash-and-wear cuts freed women from endless teasing and hairspray, has died. He was 84…

05/09/2012

(CBS)

Man Found Dead In SF Mission District Was Strangling Victim

A man found dead on a street in San Francisco’s Mission District last month was apparently strangled, a police spokesman said Friday.

03/02/2012

Gene the black rhinoceros at the San Francisco Zoo (SF Zoo)

Rhino Dies Of Kidney Failure After Years At SF Zoo

San Francisco Zoo officials are mourning the death of “Gene,” a 41-year-old black rhinoceros who’s been a popular figure at the zoo for many years.

02/29/2012

Crews dig for the body of a man killed at a Milpitas construction site. (CBS)

Milpitas Site Where Carpenter Was Buried Alive Had No Permit

California workplace safety officials said the builder of a 5,800-square-foot Milpitas home where a carpenter was buried alive under an avalanche of dirt did not have a proper permit.

02/02/2012

A skier hits the slopes at Heavenly Valley. (Vail Resorts)

Snowboarder Killed In Crash At Heavenly Ski Resort

Authorities have confirmed a 34-year-old British man was killed while snowboarding last week at Lake Tahoe’s Heavenly Mountain Resort

01/26/2012

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