To legions of Edina, Minnesota and USA hockey players, coaches and fans, Robert John “Bob” O’Connor was known simply as “O’C,” a walking encyclopedia of…
An Alabama death row inmate who was seeking to overturn his murder conviction has died, one of his attorneys said Thursday.
A former administrator of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration whose work is credited with highlighting the fragility of the world's oceans, has died. John A. Knauss was 90.
A professor once told Irma Wyman that women had no place in engineering and that no matter what she did, she would fail his class.…
An Alabama attorney who was involved in a landmark U.S. Supreme Court libel case died Tuesday night in Montgomery.
John "Wacko" Hurley, the longtime leader of the Boston St. Patrick's Day parade and the plaintiff in a 1995 U.S. Supreme Court case that allowed organizers to bar gay groups, has died. He was 85.
Longtime soap opera actor David Canary, best known for his role as twin brothers on "All My Children," has died at age 77.
Douglass C. North, a St. Louis economist who was a co-recipient of the 1993 Nobel Prize in economic sciences, has died. He was 95.
Priscilla Cobb mothered nine children, 39 grandchildren, 57 great-grandchildren and two great-great-grandchildren.She was the matriarch to her family — and the St. Paul neighborhood where…
“Boone and Erickson,” Boone’s 37-year collaboration with Roger Erickson, was one of the most popular shows on radio from the 1960s to the 1990s.
A popular radio host who entertained listeners in Minnesota for more than five decades has died at age 88.
To Clint Shaw, the world — the galaxy, even — was his playground. In retirement, he toured the world three times aboard an educational cruise…
Jim Perry, who hosted the popular ’70s and ’80s NBC game shows “Card Sharks” and “Sale of the Century,” died Friday at age 82.
James C. Lagier, a former Associated Press bureau chief in the U.S. and Japan whose four-decade career included covering nuclear tests in the Pacific, filing the bulletin on Robert F. Kennedy's death and overseeing AP's reporting of the 1995 Kobe earthquake that killed more than 6,000 people, has died.
Chuck Scott, who founded the visual communication program at Ohio University and served as the school's director for many years, has died. Scott was 91.
Austin Kiplinger, the longtime chairman and editor-in-chief of a financial publishing company that bore his name, has died, his son said. He was 97.
Time waits for no one, including a spiritualist philosopher who studied the afterlife extensively. Carl Weschcke told many friends he expected to live to age…