[TMZ] Harry Anderson, who became a household name starring in the massive TV hit “Night Court,” has died.
Anderson rose to fame playing Judge Harry Stone on the sitcom that ran from 1984 to 1992. Before “Night Court” he frequently appeared on “Saturday Night Live.”
The actor died at his home Monday in North Carolina. All authorities are saying is that no foul play is suspected.
Anderson also appeared on “Cheers” and starred in his own sitcom, “Dave’s World,” which ran from 1993 to 1997.
He was also an accomplished magician and even opened a magic shop in the French Quarter of New Orleans. He also had a nightclub in the French Quarter called Oswald’s Speakeasy.
In his later years, Anderson kept a low profile, only occasionally appearing in shows like “30 Rock,” “Son of the Beach” and “Comedy Bang! Bang!”
He’s survived by 2 children.
Anderson was 65.
Efrem Demery was named as the 28-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of murder after a fire ripped through a Studio City recording studio.
The victims have been identified as Michael Pollard and Devaughn Carter. The victims and the suspect knew each other. The deaths took place after a dispute that took place earlier in the day.
Two others were left with grave injuries. Police were tight-lipped about why they believe Efrem Demery, who was booked shortly after midnight Sunday and is being held without
Maurice Harper has been named as the Sedalia, MO., man found shot dead Sunday morning. Eric Harper, 25, is under arrested in the death.
Maurice Harper, 42, was found lying near his residence with a gunshot wound in his chest with what appeared to be from buck shot, according to the probable cause statement.
Maurice Harper died a short time later. Eric Harper, of Chicago, Illinois, was charged with first-degree assault, armed criminal action and unlawful use of a weapon. Continue reading
Authorities recovered the bodies of 2 members of the Thottapilly family on Sunday from the Eel River.
Officials said 70 searchers were sent out on Sunday in hopes of finding the family. Searchers found a vehicle submerged between 4-6 feet under the water. While searching the vehicle, they felt what they believed to be a person.
The Thottapilly family – 42-year-old Sandeep, 38-year-old Soumya, 12-year-old Siddhant, 9-year-old Saachi – vanished while on a road trip that was supposed to go from their Valencia home to Portland and back.
After the vehicle was partially removed from the river, 2 bodies were found inside the vehicle — later identified as 42-year-old Sandeep and 9-year-old Saachi Thottapilly. Continue reading
One of two teenagers shot and killed at the Pilot Travel Station in Lebanon Tennessee has been identified by family members as “Ethan Doughten,” contradicting local news reports who named the victim as “Jacob Doughten.”
The double fatal shooting, that took the life of Doughten, 19, and another unnamed 15-year-old male, occurred at the gas station located at, 921 Murfreesboro Rd, Lebanon, TN, near Interstate 40, at about 9:10 p.m. Sunday.
The following report naming “Jacob Doughten” as the victim appeared in an article on the newschannel5 website. The report stemmed from a media release from the Lebanon Police Department. Continue reading
UPDATE: Broome County District Attorney’s office says Michael M. Roque, 20, is charged with 2nd degree murder. Court documents say he stabbed Joao Souza multiple times in room G17 of Windham Hall.
A not guilty plea was entered by Roque’s public defender. Officials say Roque will be back in Vestal Town Court in the coming days
Binghamton University Police and New York State Police have named freshman student, Joao Souza, as the victim of a fatal on-campus stabbing. Continue reading
Andrew D. Good has been identified by the Lancaster County District Attorney’s office as the victim in Saturday’s fatal incident at Cocalico Creek in Ephrata, PA.
Saturday night, Ephrata Police were dispatched to the parking lot at WellSpan Ephrata Community Hospital to help the Lancaster County Sheriff’s Department with a prisoner resisting arrest.
Good reportedly “escaped the deputies,” and ran into Cocalico Creek while wearing handcuffs and a chain restraint belt. The water is about 12 feet deep in that area. Continue reading
Missing Wilmington, North Carolina man, Justin “Hunter” Stroupe, was found dead in Greenfield Lake Sunday morning.
Stroupe, 28, was reported missing on Wednesday, by the New Hanover County Sheriff’s Office.
WPD, the fire department and EMS responded to the scene where Stroupe’s body was found lifeless.
According to Lt. Jerry Brewer with the New Hanover County Sheriff’s Office, the body has been identified as Stroupe. Continue reading
Savannah Aurentz-Barton has been identified as the Springfield woman reportedly abducted Sunday morning from a Springfield motel.
Aurentz-Barton, 24, aka, Savannah Aurentz and Savannah Barton, was last known to be at the Economy Inn located at 2555 N Glenstone Ave, Springfield, MO., according to a release from police.
According to the release, She is 5 feet, 6 inches tall, weighs 140 pounds, has blue eyes, and recently dyed her hair red. She was last seen wearing a pink sweatshirt, jeans and a green hat. Continue reading
A family spokesman says former first lady Barbara Bush is in “failing health” and won’t seek additional medical treatment.
He did not elaborate as to the nature of Bush’s health problems.
Jim McGrath issued a news release Sunday saying that following a recent series of hospitalizations and after consulting with her family and doctors, the 92-year-old former first lady has decided not to seek additional medical treatment and will instead focus on comfort care.