Legendary guitarist Eddie Van Halen dies at 65
Legendary guitarist Eddie Van Halen has died after a battle with cancer, his son confirmed Tuesday. He was the founder and primary songwriter of the colossal rock band Van Halen. He formed the band with his brother Alex Van Halen (drums) in the early 1970s. The song “Jump," off of the wildly successful “1984” album, was Van Halen’s first and only No. Eddie gained the respect of musicians around the world for his fast, technical abilities with the electric guitar.
Police: 16-year-old dies after jumping off moving boat on Mandon Lake
WHITE LAKE TOWNSHIP, Mich. – A 16-year-old girl is dead after jumping off of a pontoon boat while it was still moving Monday on Mandon Lake in White Lake Township, police said. Police said the teen was on her friend’s boat when she jumped off the back while it was still moving. Family members have identified her as Nicole Shoup. Although police believe Shoup jumped off the boat, family members say there is no way she would have done that while the boat was moving. Local 4 and ClickOnDetroit will report more information as it becomes available.
Watch live: John Lewis funeral at Atlanta church that MLK once led
Former President Barack Obama, addresses the service during the funeral for the late Rep. John Lewis, D-Ga., at Ebenezer Baptist Church in Atlanta, Thursday, July 30, 2020. He read the Gospel, and he actually believed it love your enemies," added Warnock, who will officiate the funeral. Shortly before he died, Lewis wrote an essay for The New York Times and asked that it be published on the day of his funeral. In the piece published Thursday, Lewis recalled the teachings of King:He said we are all complicit when we tolerate injustice," Lewis wrote. He was wounded for Americas transgressions, crushed for our iniquities and by his bruises we are healed," Warnock added.
President of Vegas casino company dies in Michigan watercraft accident
The head of a casino company died Saturday in a watercraft accident while vacationing in Michigan, the company announced. Richard J. Haskins, president of Red Rock Resorts Inc. and Station Casinos LLC, which owns 20 casinos in Nevada, died, the company said in a statement. Haskins joined Red Rock in 1995 as general counsel of the company's Midwest operations. He had served as president of Red Rock Resorts and Station Casinos since October 2015Frank Fertitta III, the CEO and chairman of the board of directors, praised Haskins. Words cannot express what Rich has meant to the Company and to me in the 25 years he has been with Station Casinos.