Celebrity deaths

Ariana Grande performs "Be Alright" during the "March for Our Lives" rally in support of gun control, Saturday, March 24, 2018, in Washington. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)
March 24, 2018 - 10:17 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Paul McCartney, Common, Miley Cyrus, Amy Schumer and other stars played supporting roles at nationwide gun-reform rallies dominated by teenage survivors' emotional speeches. Still, the protests were deeply personal for some of the celebrities involved. Jennifer Hudson, who...
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Ariana Grande performs "Be Alright" during the "March for Our Lives" rally in support of gun control, Saturday, March 24, 2018, in Washington. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)
March 24, 2018 - 9:20 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Paul McCartney, Common, Miley Cyrus, Amy Schumer and other stars played supporting roles at nationwide gun-reform rallies dominated by teenage survivors' emotional speeches. Still, the protests were deeply personal for some of the celebrities involved. Jennifer Hudson, who...
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March 22, 2018 - 4:13 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The parents of "Star Trek" actor Anton Yelchin have reached a settlement with the makers of the SUV that crushed and killed him in his driveway in 2016. The confidential settlement was filed in Los Angeles Superior Court. Fiat Chrysler, maker of the Jeep Grand Cherokee, said in a...
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FILE - This Aug. 14, 2017 file photo provided by the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation shows Charles Manson. Manson's cremated remains have been scattered nearly four months after the cult leader died in prison. A funeral was held Saturday, March 17, 2018, following a court battle for the 83-year-old's remains. (California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation via AP, File)
March 19, 2018 - 8:26 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Charles Manson was cremated and his ashes scattered following a brief, private funeral four months after the death of the man who gained worldwide infamy for the 1969 Los Angeles killings of actress Sharon Tate and others that he hoped would spark a race war. The memorial...
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FILE - This 2013 file photo shows New York Jets running back Joe McKnight. The man convicted of manslaughter in the 2016 road-rage shooting death of former NFL running back McKnight faces sentencing in Louisiana. Fifty-six-year-old Ronald Gasser could get up to 40 years in prison when court convenes Thursday, March 15, 2018, in suburban New Orleans. (AP Photo/File)
March 15, 2018 - 12:45 am
GRETNA, La. (AP) — The man convicted of manslaughter in the 2016 road-rage shooting death of former NFL running back Joe McKnight faces sentencing in a suburban New Orleans courtroom on Thursday. Ronald Gasser, 56, could get up to 40 years in prison. Gasser was convicted Jan. 26. Defense lawyers...
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FILE - In this March 30, 2015 file photo, Professor Stephen Hawking poses for photographers upon arrival for the Interstellar Live show at the Royal Albert Hall in central London. Hawking, whose brilliant mind ranged across time and space though his body was paralyzed by disease, has died, a family spokesman said early Wednesday, March 14, 2018.(Photo by Joel Ryan/Invision/AP, File)
March 14, 2018 - 4:17 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Everyone knew of Stephen Hawking's cosmic brilliance, but few could comprehend it. Not even top-notch astronomers. Hawking, who died at his home in Cambridge, England, on Wednesday at age 76, became the public face of science genius. He appeared on "Star Trek: The Next Generation...
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March 13, 2018 - 8:31 pm
WALTERBORO, S.C. (AP) — Former rapper Craig Mack, best known for the platinum 1994 hit "Flava in Ya Ear" has died in South Carolina. Colleton County Coroner Richard Harvey says the 47-year-old Mack died at his home in Walterboro around 9 p.m. Monday. Harvey said it appeared Mack died of natural...
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FILE - In this July 11 1995 file photo, French designer Hubert de Givenchy is applauded by his models after his 1995-96 fall-winter haute couture fashion collection in Paris. French couturier Hubert de Givenchy, a pioneer of ready-to-wear who designed Audrey Hepburn's little black dress in "Breakfast at Tiffany's," has died at the age of 91. (AP Photo/Lionel Cironneau)
March 12, 2018 - 8:02 pm
PARIS (AP) — French couturier Hubert de Givenchy, a pioneer of ready-to-wear who designed Audrey Hepburn's little black dress in "Breakfast at Tiffany's," has died at the age of 91. The house of Givenchy paid homage to its founder in a statement as "a major personality of the world of French haute...
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FILE - In this July 11 1995 file photo, French designer Hubert de Givenchy is applauded by his models after his 1995-96 fall-winter haute couture fashion collection in Paris. French couturier Hubert de Givenchy, a pioneer of ready-to-wear who designed Audrey Hepburn's little black dress in "Breakfast at Tiffany's," has died at the age of 91. (AP Photo/Lionel Cironneau)
March 12, 2018 - 9:58 am
PARIS (AP) — French couturier Hubert de Givenchy, a pioneer of ready-to-wear who designed Audrey Hepburn's little black dress in "Breakfast at Tiffany's," has died at the age of 91. The artistic director of Givenchy, Clare Waight Keller, said on her official Instagram account she is "deeply...
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FILE - In this Aug. 27, 2017 file photo, Katy Perry arrives at the MTV Video Music Awards at The Forum in Inglewood, Calif. Perry drew criticism for kissing a contestant while a judge on ABC's 'American Idol." (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP, File)
March 10, 2018 - 1:04 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — A nun who was involved in a lawsuit with pop star Katy Perry over the sale of a convent in Los Angeles died Friday after collapsing during a court appearance. Sister Catherine Rose Holzman, 89, had served the church "with dedication and love for many years," Archbishop Jose Gomez...
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