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Fred Phelps (Wikimedia Commons)

Fred Phelps, Scourge Of LGBT Community Dead At 84

The Rev. Fred Phelps Sr., the fiery founder of a small Kansas church who led outrageous and hate-filled protests that blamed almost everything, including the deaths of AIDS victims and U.S. soldiers, on America’s tolerance for gay people, has died. He was 84.

03/20/2014

Family, friends and colleagues attend a funeral for slain BART officer Sgt. Tommy Smith. (CBS)

Mourners Pack Castro Valley Church For Slain BART Officer Funeral

BART police Sgt. Thomas Smith Jr., who was killed in the line of duty last week, was remembered today as a dedicated officer who was devoted to his wife and their 6-year-old daughter.

01/29/2014

Sgt. Tom Smith (BART Police)

Funeral Services To Be Held In Castro Valley For Fallen BART Officer

A public funeral will be held in Castro Valley next Wednesday for BART police Sgt. Tom “Tommy” Smith, who died after he was accidentally shot by a colleague during a probation search in Dublin on Tuesday.

01/23/2014

Richie Havens (credit: Brad Barket/Getty Images)

Richie Havens’ Ashes Scattered Across 1969 Woodstock Site

The late singer was the first act at Woodstock and his performance of “Freedom” was a highlight of the concert…

08/19/2013

Alec Baldwin & Hilaria Baldwin (credit: Neilson Barnard/Getty Images)

Alec Baldwin Quits Twitter

The actor took down his Twitter account after an expletive-filled rant last week and now says he’ll “never” use the social media site again…

07/03/2013

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San Jose Family Looks To Raise Money For Teen’s Funeral

The family of 16-year-old Manuel Urzua is hoping to raise $5,000 by Friday, to hold a service for the slain teen.

07/03/2013

Alec Baldwin & Hilaria Thomas (credit: VALERY HACHE/AFP/Getty Images)

Alec Baldwin Launches Twitter Tirade Against Reporter

The actor was angry about a Daily Mail report that accused his wife, Hilaria, of tweeting during James Gandolfini’s funeral…

06/28/2013

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Couple Charged In Retired Hercules Teacher’s Murder Plead Not Guilty

A Southern California couple accused of fatally stabbing a retired schoolteacher in her Hercules home in a multi-state crime spree pleaded not guilty Friday to murder charges and enhancements.

12/07/2012

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6 Arrested At Slain Gang Member’s Funeral In Fremont

Six people were arrested at a gang member’s funeral in Fremont Wednesday afternoon, a Fremont police spokeswoman said.

11/29/2012

Susie Ko

Couple Accused Of Murdering Retired Hercules Teacher Delay Pleas

The couple accused of murdering retired schoolteacher Susie Ko in her Hercules home last month appeared together for the first time in Contra Costa County Superior Court in Richmond Friday afternoon.

11/16/2012

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