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  1. Mike Porcaro, Bassist for Toto, Dies at 59

    3:05 pm 3/15/2015

    He played on their most successful album, 'Toto IV,' which featured the hit singles "Africa" and "Rosanna." Read more

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  2. Judd McIlvain, Former Consumer Advocate for KCBS-TV, Dies at 73

    10:01 am 3/14/2015

    He was known for his popular "Troubleshooter" reports, which came to the aid of the underdog.Read more

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  3. Joe McDonnell, Longtime L.A. Sports Journalist and Radio Host, Dies at 58

    6:18 pm 3/13/2015

    He was on the local scene for nearly four decades. The Lakers are among the teams that are mourning his death.Read more

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  4. Gene Patton, Gene Gene the Dancing Machine From 'The Gong Show,' Dies at 82

    4:49 pm 3/13/2015

    Host Chuck Barris put the NBC stagehand on the game show, and everyone went nuts when he shuffled along to the jazzy “Jumpin’ at the Woodside.”Read more

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  5. Terry Pratchett, 'Discworld' Creator, Dies at 66

    8:34 am 3/12/2015

    The British writer had received a knighthood for his work on the beloved fantasy series.Read more

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  6. Miller High Life Actor Windell Middlebrooks Dies at 36

    2:59 pm 3/10/2015

    The actor co-starred on ABC's 'Body of Proof' and was seen in 'The Suite Life on Deck' and 'Scrubs.'Read more

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  7. Jenna McMahon, Co-Creator of 'The Facts of Life' and 'Mama's Family,' Dies at 89

    11:51 pm 3/9/2015

    The longtime writing partner of the late Dick Clair won three Emmy Awards for writing on 'The Carol Burnett Show.'Read more

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  8. Actor Emory Bass Dies at 89

    10:37 am 3/9/2015

    He appeared on stage opposite Debbie Reynolds, Lauren Bacall and Art Carney.Read more

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  9. Lloyd Fonvielle, Screenwriter on 'The Lords of Discipline,' Dies at 64

    1:00 pm 3/6/2015

    He also contributed to the films 'The Mummy,' 'The Bride' and 'Cherry 2000.'Read more

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  10. Lynn Borden, Actress on TV's 'Hazel,' Dies at 77

    11:03 am 3/6/2015

    On the big screen, she was killed by an angry snapping turtle in the low-budget eco-horror film 'Frogs.'Read more

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