August 14, 2022

Oldest American World War II veteran set to be remembered at memorial service

Family and friends of a New Orleans man who was the oldest World War II veteran when he died earlier in January will gather to remember him at a ceremony in a museum memorializing the war.  Funeral services will be held Saturday at The National WWII Museum in New Orleans for Lawrence Brooks, who died […]

Oldest US Veteran of WWII, Lawrence N. Brooks, Dies at 112

NEW ORLEANS—Lawrence N. Brooks, the oldest World War II veteran in the U.S.—and believed to be the oldest man in the country—died on Wednesday at the age of 112. His death was announced by the National WWII Museum and confirmed by his daughter. Most African Americans serving in the segregated U.S…

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 […]