January 17, 2022

Dallas Frazier, writer of Oak Ridge Boys hit ‘Elvira’ and others songs, dead at 82

Songwriter Dallas Frazier, a multi-Grammy winner who is enshrined in the Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame, died on Friday, according to a report. He was 82. Frazier built a career on his notable songwriting ability, creating hits like Hollywood Argyles’ 1960 hit “Alley Oop”, The Oak Ridge Boys‘ 1981 classic “Elvira,” and the 1971’s Jack […]

Ralph Emery, famed country music broadcaster, dead at 88

Ralph Emery, who became known as the dean of country music broadcasters over more than a half-century in both radio and television, died Saturday, his family said. He was 88. Emery passed away peacefully of natural causes, surrounded by family, at Tristar Centennial Medical Center in Nashville, his son, Michael, told The Associated Press. He […]

Aoife Beary, a survivor of 2015 Berkeley balcony collapse, dead at 27: report

A woman who was one of the survivors in the fifth-floor balcony collapse in 2015 that killed six college students in Berkeley, California, died Saturday night after suffering a stroke earlier in the week, according to a report. The Irish Times reported that Aoife Beary, 27, was studying at Oxford Brookes University in England. The […]

How to find your phone when it’s lost (even if the battery is dead)

File photo: An attendee checks out an iPhone X. (Reuters/Stephen Lam)  (REUTERS/Stephen Lam) I love my husband, but he misplaces everything from his keys to his wallet more often than you would think is even possible.  It was more of a pain years ago. These days, I’ve slapped an Apple AirTag on anything I can […]

Las Vegas NYE robberies leave two dead, suspects detained

Two suspects have been detained after two people were shot dead during a series of robberies on and near the Las Vegas strip on New Year’s Eve, authorities said. The first incident unfolded Friday around 1:30 p.m. in the parking garage of the Fashion Show Mall when a suspect approached a man and his wife, FOX5 […]

John Madden, legendary NFL coach and broadcaster, dead at 85

Good morning and welcome to Fox News First. Here’s what you need to know as you start your day … John Madden, legendary NFL coach and broadcaster, dead at 85John Madden, one of the NFL’s most iconic figures – as a Super Bowl-winning coach and as a longtime TV analyst who translated the intricacies of […]

'Mickey Mouse Club' alum Tiffini Hale dead at 46

Tiffani Hale, best known as a member of “The All New Mickey Mouse Club,” has died. She was 46. The sad news of the star’s passing was shared on social media by her former band The Party, which was formed by the Disney Channel of “Mickey Mouse Club” alums. “It is with the heaviest of […]

Former Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid Dead at 82

Harry Reid, former Senate Majority Leader and Nevada’s longest-serving congressman, died on Tuesday at the age of 82. Reid’s wife Landra announced his death in a statement. “I am heartbroken to announce the passing of my husband, former Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid,” she said. “He died peacefully this afternoon, surrounded by our family, following…

12 Dead in Bolivia Due to Flooding

Periods of heavy rains throughout the month of December have caused the deaths of at least 12 people and left thousands homeless Thursday. Local authorities stated the rainfall has set new records nationwide, surpassing the last flooding of this magnitude, which occurred in 2013. In the central province of Cochabamba…

Christmas morning house fire leaves father and two children dead, wife and oldest child injured

A Pennsylvania dad and two of his sons have died after a house fire tore through their home on Christmas morning. Authorities say the fire started at the home of the King family at 1:22 a.m. Saturday in Quakertown and killed Eric King and his two young sons, Liam and Patrick, according to FOX 29 […]

Marília Mendonça, Brazilian singer and Latin Grammy winner, dead at 26 in plane crash

Marília Mendonça, a popular and successful Brazilian singer, has died at the age of 26 in a plane crash north of Rio de Janeiro. Four others died in the crash. The star’s death was confirmed by a statement from her press office that said the plane crashed between Mendonça’s hometown of Goiania and Caratinga, a […]

Nashville bar altercation that left DJ dead from asphyxiation leads to 7 indictments: reports

Seven men were reportedly indicted Friday in the August death of a Nashville, Tennessee, disc jockey.  All seven men face charges of reckless homicide and aggravated assault connected to Dallas Barrett’s Aug. 16 asphyxiation death at a bar, FOX 17 of Nashville reported.  Barrett, 22, was at Dierks Bentley’s Whiskey Row in Nashville that night when he […]

Arkansas state trooper wounded in Memphis shootout; 2 suspects dead: report

An Arkansas state trooper was wounded Thursday after crossing into Tennessee and becoming involved in a shootout in Memphis that left two suspects dead, according to a report. The trooper was identified as Trooper Spencer Morris, 33, a three-year veteran of the highway patrol division of the Arkansas State Police. He received treatment for his […]

Fort Campbell soldier dead, another hurt after hit by vehicle: report

An Army soldier undergoing training at Fort Campbell along the Kentucky-Tennessee line was killed Thursday when he and another soldier were struck by a military vehicle, according to a report. The deceased soldier was identified as Spc. James Roberts, 26, a native of Nashville who was assigned to the 1st Squadron, 33rd Cavalry Regiment, 3rd […]

Kentucky candle factory owner talks FEMA rescue mission after tornado leaves at least 8 workers dead

Good morning and welcome to Fox News First. Here’s what you need to know as you start your day … Kentucky candle factory owner speaks out on FEMA rescue mission after devastating tornadoes“Sunday Night in America” spoke with Mayfield candle factory owner Troy Propes, whose factory was destroyed after deadly tornadoes hit the U.S. and […]

Anne Rice, author of gothic novels, dead at 80

Anne Rice, the gothic novelist widely known for her bestselling novel “Interview with the Vampire,” died late Saturday at the age of 80. Rice died due to complications from a stroke, her son Christopher Rice announced on her Facebook page and his Twitter page. “In her final hours, I sat beside her hospital bed in […]

Alec Baldwin shoots 2 in New Mexico movie set mishap; 1 dead, 1 ‘critical,’ authorities say

Good morning and welcome to Fox News First. Here’s what you need to know as you start your day … Alec Baldwin fires prop gun, killing cinematographer and wounding director: authoritiesAn apparent mishap on the set of Alec Baldwin’s movie, “Rust,” at a New Mexico ranch, sent two members of the film crew to hospitals, […]

Longtime NFL official Carl Madsen dead at 71 after incident on way home from Titans-Chiefs game

Longtime NFL official Carl Madsen died on Sunday while returning home from the Kansas City Chiefs–Tennessee Titans game, the league announced Monday. He was 71.  Walt Anderson, who is NFL senior vice president of officiating training and development confirmed the news of Madsen’s passing in a statement. The cause of death was not immediately known.  […]

Utah police officer fighting for life, another also wounded in shootout; suspect dead

A Utah police officer was fighting for his life overnight and another officer was wounded in a confrontation that also left a suspect dead, investigators said. One of the officers was in critical condition, Fox 13 reported. “I would say it’s likely a life-threatening injury,” Roxanne Vainuku, a spokeswoman for the West Valley City Police […]

Nashville shooting leaves at least 3 dead, 4 wounded: reports

A shooting in a Nashville, Tennessee, apartment on Friday night left at least three people dead and four wounded, according to police. The wounded people were all taken to Vanderbilt University Medical Center. Police say six members of the same family were shot, including two who were killed. TACOMA MALL SHOOTING SENDS BLACK FRIDAY SHOPPERS […]

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1 Dead, Others Trapped After Hong Kong Scaffolding Collapses

HONG KONG—One worker died and others were trapped Friday when a major rainstorm blew traditional bamboo scaffolding off the side of a building under construction in Hong Kong, officials and reports said. The city was battered by heavy rain and high winds as other parts of the country also experienced dangerous weather conditions…

Hawaiian Man Helps Homeless Army Veteran in Mental Health Crisis Reunite With Estranged Family

Saddened by the sight of a homeless man pacing the streets outside his storefront in Hawaii, a business owner approached the troubled man and found out some details about him. With help, the business owner tracked down his family in Toledo, Ohio, reuniting them and giving the homeless man a chance to start over. Tom…

GOP Rep. Upton Receives Threatening Voicemail After Vote to Support Infrastructure Bill

Rep. Fred Upton (R-Mich.) revealed Monday a threatening voicemail he received days after voting in favor of a $1.2 trillion infrastructure bill along with 12 other House GOP members. The voicemail, containing expletives and death wishes, was aired during an interview Upton shared Monday evening on CNN. Upton expressed his support for the infrastructure legislation…

Rare Coin, Wine Company Prides Itself on Family-Run Dynamic

Steve Contursi became enamored with collecting coins when he was around 5 years old, and as a young teenager, he began buying and selling rare coins for a profit. It was the adventure of searching for these unique coins, dating back to the founding of the United States, that piqued his interest. “It’s kind of…

Nolte: Anthony Fauci Is Proof Democrats Want Unvaccinated Trump Voters Dead

On Sunday, Dr. Anthony Fauci continued to prove my case that the organized left is using every trick in the book to ensure unvaccinated Trump supporters remain unvaccinated. How else do you explain Fauci threatening to cancel Christmas* while shrugging off the fact that His Fraudulency Joe Biden is seeding America with hundreds of thousands…

Fox News Dead Last as Establishment Media Calls Virginia Race for Republican Glenn Youngkin

Hours after several election experts projected Republican Glenn Youngkin the winner in Virginia’s governor race, Fox News came in dead last, as the establishment media complex (ABC, NBC, CBS, CNN, NYT, and Politico) called the race in Youngkin’s favor. BREAKING: Republican Glenn Youngkin wins Virginia governor race, @NBCNews projects. https://t.co/3T5a4295CC pic.twitter.com/q3R9FjdrQ4 — NBC News (@NBCNews)…

‘I’m Trying To Talk About Dead Mississippians’: Jake Tapper Presses Gov. Tate Reeves On COVID Death Rate

CNN’s Jake Tapper pressed Republican Mississippi Gov. Tate Reeves on his response to the continued spread of coronavirus in his state.Reeves made a Sunday morning appearance on “State of the Union,” and Tapper repeatedly confronted the Mississippi governor over his objections to President Joe Biden’s vaccine mandate. (RELATED: ‘I Don’t Think Scolding Is The Approach’:…

Massachusetts Veteran Found Dead in VA Staircase After Month-Long Search

The decayed body of a veteran was located just 60 feet from his bedroom in an emergency stairwell of a Massachusetts VA after he had been missing for a month. Veteran Timothy White, 62, entered the Bedford Veterans Quarters in Bedford, Massachusetts, in January of 2020 after being homeless. On May 13 of 2020, White went…

‘Thanks You Old Dead White Bitch’: Critics Blame Ginsburg When Texas Abortion Law Survives Supreme Court Challenge

Critics took aim at the late Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg when the court declined to strike down a Texas law banning abortions after a fetal heartbeat could be detected. Many argued that Ginsburg, who passed away in September of 2020, should have retired while former President Barack Obama was in office and had a…