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Jimmy Fallon recalls going on a beer run with Kobe Bryant on the night they met

Jimmy Fallon recalls going on a beer run with Kobe Bryant on the night they met

Jimmy Fallon, the host of NBC’s “The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon,” ended his show Monday night with a special tribute to Kobe Bryant, recalling a beer run he made with the fallen NBA legend. Bryant, his 13-year-old daughter Gianna, and seven other people were killed when the helicopter they were in crashed in Calabasas,…MORE

LeBron James is ‘heartbroken and devastated’ after Kobe Bryant’s death

LeBron James is ‘heartbroken and devastated’ after Kobe Bryant’s death

In the hours after basketball legend Kobe Bryant was killed in a helicopter crash along with eight other people, thousands of fans began sharing their goodbyes on social media. LeBron James added his own powerful, heartfelt message to those tributes on Monday. The Los Angeles Lakers superstar — whom Bryant often referred to as his…MORE

$500,000 worth of jewelry was in a backpack stolen from a Philadelphia hotel

$500,000 worth of jewelry was in a backpack stolen from a Philadelphia hotel

A backpack containing $500,000 worth of jewelry was stolen from a Philadelphia hotel Monday morning, police said. Philadelphia police say the backpack was stolen from the Sofitel Hotel at around 10:30 a.m. Monday. Investigators described the suspect as 6 feet tall with a thin build. He was wearing a dark colored jacket, red shirt, dark…MORE

Super Bowl Opening Night: Chiefs and 49ers react to death of Kobe Bryant

Super Bowl Opening Night: Chiefs and 49ers react to death of Kobe Bryant

Super Bowl week is underway in Miami. But football wasn’t necessarily the most dominating topic. While the San Francisco 49ers and Kansas City Chiefs were available to a swarm of media members at Super Bowl LIV’s Opening Night, on the minds of many was the shocking loss of NBA legend Kobe Bryant and his 13-year-old…MORE

Sandy Hook denier charged with illegally possessing ID of victim’s dad

Sandy Hook denier charged with illegally possessing ID of victim’s dad

A Florida man known for denying the Sandy Hook school massacre happened and for spreading conspiracy theories has been arrested, according to the Lake County Sheriff’s Office. Wolfgang Halbig, 73, of Sorrento, is charged with the unlawful possession of the personal identification of Leonard Pozner, whose 6-year-old son, Noah, died in the December 2012 shooting,…MORE

Ninth inmate dies at Mississippi’s Parchman prison since the start of the year

Ninth inmate dies at Mississippi’s Parchman prison since the start of the year

A ninth inmate has died at Mississippi State Penitentiary, also known as Parchman, the county coroner said on Sunday. The prisoner Joshua Norman, “was found hanging in his cell during a security check at 11:12 am.,” Heather Burton, Sunflower County Coroner said in a statement. The Mississippi Department of Corrections said no foul play is…MORE