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  1. Willie Williams, Former L.A. Police Chief, Dies at 72

    3:49 pm 4/27/2016

    Williams was the first black head of police in Philadelphia and in L.A.Read more

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  2. A. Martin Zweiback, Screenwriter on Katharine Hepburn's 'Grace Quigley,' Dies at 85

    11:45 am 4/27/2016

    He did a rare 'writer's cut' on the film and also penned 'Me, Natalie,' which starred Patty Duke and Al Pacino in his first movie.Read more

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  3. Madeleine Sherwood, Star of Tennessee Williams Classics on Stage and Screen, Dies at 93

    9:09 am 4/25/2016

    She appeared in 'Cat on a Hot Tin Roof' and 'Sweet Bird of Youth' and later played the Mother Superior on 'The Flying Nun.'Read more

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  4. Steve Julian, Host of KPCC's 'Morning Edition,' Dies at 57

    1:34 pm 4/24/2016

    A beloved staffer at the radio station since 2000, he was diagnosed with brain cancer in November. Read more

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  5. Michelle McNamara, Writer and Wife of Patton Oswalt, Dies at 46

    4:50 pm 4/22/2016

    McNamara founded the website True Crime Diary, which covers both breaking stories and cold cases.Read more

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  6. Michael Spencer, Pioneering Canadian Film Producer, Dies at 96

    4:12 pm 4/22/2016

    He financed early films by David Cronenberg, Denys Arcand, Ted Kotcheff and Gilles Carle. Read more

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  7. Hollywood Pays Tribute to Legendary Artist Prince

    10:15 am 4/21/2016

    Lenny Kravitz, Madonna, Shonda Rhimes, Justin Timberlake, Chris Rock and more expressed their sadness on social media.Read more

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  8. Legendary Artist Prince Found Dead at 57

    9:38 am 4/21/2016

    The prolific artist and multi-instrumentalist had a trademark sound of deep synth funk grooves with provocatively sexual lyrics and heart-piercing ballads sung in pure falsetto.Read more

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  9. Guy Hamilton, Director of Four James Bond Films, Dies at 93

    6:23 am 4/21/2016

    The filmmaker passed away in Majorca, where he lived. Read more

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  10. WWE Legend and Reality Star Chyna Found Dead at 46

    10:07 pm 4/20/2016

    A statement on the former WWE champion's Twitter feed confirmed her death.Read more

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