Texas girl first child in US to die from flu this season

HIDALGO COUNTY, Texas (KVEO) — Officials in Hidalgo County, Texas, have confirmed that a 3-year-old girl’s death earlier this month was flu-related. The child’s death is the nation’s first confirmed pediatric flu death in the United States for the 2022 flu season, according to CDC data updated Friday morning. County health officials had said the … Read more

Officials: Valley girl first child in US to die from flu this season

HIDALGO COUNTY, Texas (ValleyCentral) — Hidalgo County officials have confirmed to ValleyCentral that a 3-year-old girl’s death earlier this month was flu-related. Hidalgo County is in south Texas on the U.S.-Mexico border. The Rio Grande Valley child’s death is now the nation’s first confirmed pediatric flu death in the United States for the 2022 flu … Read more

Henry Silva, prolific actor known for roles in ‘Ocean’s 11’ and ‘Manchurian Candidate,’ dies at 95

NEW YORK — Henry Silva, a prolific character actor best known for playing villains and tough guys in “The Manchurian Candidate,” “Ocean’s Eleven” and other films, has died at age 95. Silva’s son Scott Silva told Variety that his father died Wednesday of natural causes at the Motion Picture and Television Country House and Hospital … Read more

Bill Russell, Boston Celtics legend and 11-time NBA champion, dies at 88

Bill Russell, the cornerstone of the Boston Celtics’ dynasty that won eight straight titles and 11 overall during his career, died Sunday. The Hall of Famer was 88. Over a 15-year period, beginning with his junior year at the University of San Francisco, Russell had the most remarkable career of any player in the history … Read more

2 actors killed in Mexico when Netflix series cast, crew van crashes

Two actors on the Netflix series “The Chosen One” were killed and six other cast or crew members were injured after the van they were riding in crashed near Mulege on the Baja California Sur peninsula. Local media reported the crash occurred Thursday, and said the van flipped after running off the road in a … Read more

Man who barricaded himself in Fremont apartment amid fire dies

FREMONT — A man who barricaded himself inside a burning apartment last week has died following a medical episode he suffered after officers pulled him from the unit, police said Thursday. Authorities identified the man as William Farris, but they did not provide his age. Police responded about 9:07 a.m. on May 20 to assist … Read more