Celebrity deaths

Attorney John Thompson argues for abatement during a hearing before Bristol County Superior Court Judge Susan Garsh Tuesday, May 9, 2017, on a request to vacate the murder conviction of Aaron Hernandez. Judge Garsh ruled Tuesday, that Former NFL star Aaron Hernandez's conviction in a 2013 murder can be erased because he died before his appeal was heard. (Pat Greenhouse/The Boston Globe via AP, Pool)
May 09, 2017 - 2:41 pm
FALL RIVER, Mass. (AP) — The Latest on defense attorneys' efforts to erase Aaron Hernandez's murder conviction following his death (all times local): 2:30 p.m. Prosecutors say they will appeal a ruling erasing former NFL star Aaron Hernandez's conviction in a 2013 murder because he died before his...
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Attorney John Thompson argues for abatement during a hearing before Bristol County Superior Court Judge Susan Garsh Tuesday, May 9, 2017, on a request to vacate the murder conviction of Aaron Hernandez. Judge Garsh ruled Tuesday, that Former NFL star Aaron Hernandez's conviction in a 2013 murder can be erased because he died before his appeal was heard. (Pat Greenhouse/The Boston Globe via AP, Pool)
May 09, 2017 - 12:41 pm
FALL RIVER, Mass. (AP) — The Latest on defense attorneys' efforts to erase Aaron Hernandez's murder conviction following his death (all times local): 12:30 p.m. The mother of a man whom ex-NFL star Aaron Hernandez was convicted of killing says the ex-NFL star will always be guilty in her family's...
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FILE - In this March 15, 2017, file photo, Defendant Aaron Hernandez listens during his double murder trial in Suffolk Superior Court, in Boston. A judge is set to hear arguments in a push by lawyers for former NFL star Aaron Hernandez to erase his conviction in a 2013 murder. The former New England Patriots tight end hanged himself in his prison cell April 19 while serving a life sentence in the killing of semi-professional football player Odin Lloyd. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola, Pool, File)
May 09, 2017 - 12:36 pm
FALL RIVER, Mass. (AP) — Former NFL star Aaron Hernandez's conviction in a 2013 murder can be erased because he died before his appeal was heard, a judge ruled Tuesday. Judge E. Susan Garsh said case law in Massachusetts has long established that defendants who have not had the merits of their...
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FILE - In this March 15, 2017, file photo, Defendant Aaron Hernandez listens during his double murder trial in Suffolk Superior Court, in Boston. A judge is set to hear arguments in a push by lawyers for former NFL star Aaron Hernandez to erase his conviction in a 2013 murder. The former New England Patriots tight end hanged himself in his prison cell April 19 while serving a life sentence in the killing of semi-professional football player Odin Lloyd. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola, Pool, File)
May 09, 2017 - 11:41 am
FALL RIVER, Mass. (AP) — Former NFL star Aaron Hernandez's conviction in a 2013 murder can be erased because he died before his appeal was heard, a judge ruled Tuesday. Judge E. Susan Garsh said a legal doctrine that calls for vacating convictions when a defendant dies before an appeal can be heard...
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FILE - In this March 15, 2017, file photo, Defendant Aaron Hernandez listens during his double murder trial in Suffolk Superior Court, in Boston. A judge is set to hear arguments in a push by lawyers for former NFL star Aaron Hernandez to erase his conviction in a 2013 murder. The former New England Patriots tight end hanged himself in his prison cell April 19 while serving a life sentence in the killing of semi-professional football player Odin Lloyd. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola, Pool, File)
May 09, 2017 - 11:07 am
FALL RIVER, Mass. (AP) — The Latest on defense attorneys efforts to erase Aaron Hernandez's murder conviction following his death (all times local): 10:45 a.m. A prosecutor has urged a judge to reject a request from lawyers for ex-NFL star Aaron Hernandez to erase his conviction in a 2013 murder...
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FILE - In this Dec. 13, 2013, file photo, United States' Steven Holcomb celebrates after driving to a win with brakeman Steven Langton in the two-man bobsled World Cup event in Lake Placid, N.Y. Holcomb, the longtime U.S. bobsledding star who drove to three Olympic medals after beating a disease that nearly robbed him of his eyesight, was found dead in Lake Placid, N.Y., on Saturday, May 6, 2017. He was 37. (AP Photo/Mike Groll, File)
May 06, 2017 - 6:07 pm
Steven Holcomb, the longtime U.S. bobsledding star who drove to three Olympic medals after beating a disease that nearly robbed him of his eyesight, was found dead in Lake Placid, New York, on Saturday. He was 37. The U.S. Olympic Committee and USA Bobsled and Skeleton announced the death of the...
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FILE - In this Dec. 13, 2013, file photo, United States' Steven Holcomb celebrates after driving to a win with brakeman Steven Langton in the two-man bobsled World Cup event in Lake Placid, N.Y. Holcomb, the longtime U.S. bobsledding star who drove to three Olympic medals after beating a disease that nearly robbed him of his eyesight, was found dead in Lake Placid, N.Y., on Saturday, May 6, 2017. He was 37. (AP Photo/Mike Groll, File)
May 06, 2017 - 5:30 pm
Steven Holcomb, the longtime U.S. bobsledding star who drove to three Olympic medals after beating a disease that nearly robbed him of his eyesight, was found dead in Lake Placid, New York, on Saturday. He was 37. The U.S. Olympic Committee and USA Bobsled and Skeleton announced his death, the...
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May 06, 2017 - 5:12 pm
Steven Holcomb, the longtime U.S. bobsledding star who drove to three Olympic medals after beating a disease that nearly robbed him of his eyesight, was found dead in Lake Placid, New York on Saturday. He was 37. The U.S. Olympic Committee and USA Bobsled and Skeleton announced his death, the cause...
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May 06, 2017 - 5:05 pm
A person with knowledge of the situation tells The Associated Press that Steven Holcomb, the longtime U.S. bobsledding star who drove to three Olympic medals after beating a disease that nearly robbed him of his eyesight, was found dead in Lake Placid, New York, on Saturday. It's unclear exactly...
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May 05, 2017 - 10:36 pm
DALLAS (AP) — Robert A. Wilson, father of actors Luke, Owen and Andrew Wilson, and a landmark public television station executive who introduced "Monty Python's Flying Circus" to its first American audience, has died in Dallas. He was 76. Luke Wilson told The Dallas Morning News ( http://bit.ly/...
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