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Photo: FL Woman Shot Dead After Attending St. Petersburg Performing Arts Center

Florida police are investigating a deadly shooting Monday night near the Pinellas Park City Hall that took the life of Caroline Morton-Hicks of St. Petersburg.

TheCount.com has obtained photos of Morton-Hicks. She was 59 years old.

Officers responded to shots fired just before 10:00 p.m. in the 5100 block of 78th Avenue and found the body of a woman in the street. Continue reading

‘A Song For You’ Singer Leon Russell Dead at 74

Session musician turned hit maker, Leon Russell has died in Nashville. He was 74. Russell was inducted into both the Rock & Roll Hall Of Fame and the Songwriter’s Hall of Fame in 2011.

According to his wife, Jan Bridges, the ‘A Song For You’ singer passed away in his sleep. Russell suffered a heart attack in July 2016, requiring bypass surgery. Since then, he had postponed shows while convalescing at home. He had hoped to return to the schedule in January 2017 but that was not to be.

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The Master Of Space And Time was a legendary musician and songwriter originally from Tulsa, Oklahoma who performed his gospel-infused southern boogie piano rock, blues, and country music for over 50 years. Leon led the famous Joe Cocker’s ‘Mad Dogs & Englishmen’ tour and performed with George Harrison and Friends at the Concert For Bangladesh. Continue reading

NJ Jets Player Who Walked Again After Breaking Neck KILLED In Car Crash

Dennis Byrd, the former NFL star who inspired countless fans by vowing to walk again after a broken neck, and did, was killed in a car crash in Oklahoma Saturday.

Byrd, 50, died when a Ford Explorer driven by a 17-year-old crashed head-on into his H2 Hummer. The crash occurred on Oklahoma 88 north of Claremore.

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The crash sent two others to the hospital. The teenage driver and a 12-year-old passenger in Byrd’s vehicle. Both were in critical condition, said Tulsa World. Continue reading

The Voice CURSED? Another Contestant DEAD After Ambushed In Chicago

Singer, Alejandro Jano Fuentes, who appeared on the Mexican version of singing competition “The Voice,” has died after being shot on Chicago’s Southwest side.

Fuentes, 45, was shot in the head several times by an unknown assailant who ordered him from his vehicle.  Friends who were traveling with the singer said, noting was taken in the execution style murder.

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The Cook County Medical Examiner’s office confirmed that 45-year-old Alejandro “Jano” Fuentes died on Saturday. Continue reading