Pregnant teacher found unresponsive after school has died, New York district says

ROCHESTER, N.Y. (WROC) — An upstate New York school district is mourning the loss of a teacher who died Friday after a day of teaching. Courtney Fannon worked as a special education teacher for Kendall Elementary School in Kendall, New York. According to a GoFundMe page, Fannon was pregnant with her daughter, Hadley Jaye, and … Read more

LGBTQ teen Nex Benedict died by suicide, medical examiner says

Oklahoma 16-year-old Nex Benedict died by suicide, according to an autopsy report released Wednesday by the state’s Office of the Chief Medical Examiner. Benedict, a member of the 2SLGBTQ community, died one day after getting into a physical fight with several other students at Owasso High School. Benedict was nonbinary and went by they/them pronouns, … Read more

Witnesses Claim Tenn. Man Who Died After ‘Altercation’ with Security Guard Was Attacked From Behind: Family

“They 100 percent claim that Austin’s back was turned the entire time in this incident,” Austin Turner’s father, Joshua Turner, tells PEOPLE Courtesy Meagan Turner Austin Turner Austin Turner was allegedly struck by a security guard in the early morning hours of February 18th in Nashville, Tenn., causing him to lose consciousness and fall to … Read more

Angela Chao may have died after accidentally putting her Tesla in reverse, a mistake she made before, WSJ reports

Angela Chao, Foremost Group CEO, died on February 11 in a car accident near Austin. Authorities said she may have drowned when her Tesla submerged into a pond. The Wall Street Journal reported that Chao may have accidentally put her Tesla in reverse. Angela Chao, Foremost Group CEO and younger sister of former US Transportation … Read more

Who are the Russian dissidents still serving time after Alexei Navalny died behind bars?

TALLINN, Estonia — Russian President Vladimir Putin is expected to secure his fifth term in power this month on the heels of opposition leader Alexei Navalny’s death in prison, which devastated Kremlin critics and spurred concerns about the safety of other imprisoned dissidents. Putin has gone from tolerating dissent to suppressing anyone who dared challenge … Read more

Akira Toriyama, the Father of Dragon Ball, Has Died

Akira Toriyama, one of the most famous and influential mangaka of all time, has died. He was 68. Transformers’ Cristo Fernandez on Dragon Ball | First Fandoms The news was confirmed by the official Dragon Ball website, in a letter addressed to creatives and fans across the world. Toriyama passed away a week ago on … Read more

Woman, 41, Who Died on Plane from Dominican Republic Seemed Healthy Before Flight, Says Friend

Stefanie Smith was traveling from the Dominican Republic to Charlotte, N.C. when she became unwell mid-flight Stefanie Smith/Facebook Stefanie Smith Family and friends are speaking out following the sudden death of a 41-year-old woman during an American Airlines flight from the Dominican Republic last week. Stefanie Smith was traveling to Charlotte, N.C. on Feb. 28 … Read more

A swan kept walking into traffic after his mate died. Neighbors saved him.

A few days after Charlie the swan’s partner died in an accident, the bird wandered into traffic in southwest England. Nearby residents rushed out of their homes to help lead Charlie back to his pond, where they hoped he would be safe. But Charlie kept wandering back to the road and through alleyways last week, … Read more