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Victim in triple shooting in Baden neighborhood dies at hospital | Law and order

UPDATED at 9 a.m. Monday with third man shot in same incident.

ST.  LOUIS — A man injured in a triple shooting early Monday in the Baden neighborhood later died at a hospital, St. Louis police said.

The unidentified victim was shot in the leg before 1 a.m. in the 800 block of Portland Terrace, near North Broadway.

Police said he was conscious and breathing when officers arrived but died at a hospital. 

Two other male victims who were hurt in the same incident arrived on their own at a hospital. One of the men was grazed by a bullet. Police had no information on the conditions of the injured men.

Police haven’t said what led to the shooting or released any details about a suspect. The scene was north of Hickey Park in north St. Louis.

St. Louis police on Monday said the city has recorded at least 237

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Contestant dies after completing “Wipeout” obstacle course

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A contestant on “Wipeout” has died after completing the game show’s obstacle course, authorities and sources close to the production said Friday.

The man in his 30s was declared dead at a hospital shortly before 7 p.m. Wednesday, Los Angeles County coroner’s spokeswoman Sarah Ardalani said. The cause of death has not been released, and the man’s name was being withheld until relatives could be notified.

The reality competition show, in which contestants navigate an extreme obstacle course featuring giant balls and pitfalls that often result in spectacular crashes, ran on ABC from 2008 until 2014 and is being rebooted by TBS and production company Endemol Shine North America.


Two people close to the production said the man had completed the course on the show’s set in Santa Clarita, California, when he needed medical attention. He was helped by on-site medical staff until paramedics arrived and

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Bruce Swedien, a Shaper of Michael Jackson’s Sound, Dies at 86

Bruce Swedien, a Grammy Award-winning recording engineer best known for his collaboration with Michael Jackson and the producer Quincy Jones on the hit albums “Thriller” and “Off the Wall,” died on Nov. 16 in Gainesville, Fla. He was 86.

His daughter Roberta Swedien said the cause of death, in a hospital, was complications of surgery for a broken hip. He had also tested positive for Covid-19 but was asymptomatic.

Raised by parents who were professional musicians and encouraged his love of music, Mr. Swedien (pronounced swe-DEEN) was a masterly studio technician who, in a career of nearly 60 years, captured the sound of the Chicago Symphony Orchestra, Duke Ellington, Count Basie, Barbra Streisand, Dinah Washington, Jackie Wilson, Sarah Vaughan and Jennifer Lopez.

His most fruitful partnerships were with Mr. Jackson and Mr. Jones. Mr. Swedien met Mr. Jones in Chicago in the 1950s and worked with him on several projects,

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Nelly Kaplan, whose films explored female strength, dies of Covid at 89.

Nelly Kaplan, whose witty, satire-tinged French films about female empowerment and revenge made her a distinctive voice in a male-dominated era, died on Nov. 12 in Geneva. She was 89.

The Société des Réalisateurs de Films, the French filmmakers’ association, announced her death on its website. French news agencies, quoting a relative, said the cause was Covid-19.

Ms. Kaplan, who was born in Argentina, arrived in Paris in her early 20s and became both a filmmaking and a romantic partner of Abel Gance, the French director known for the innovative silent movie “Napoleon” (1927). In 1969 she drew acclaim with her first feature, “A Very Curious Girl.” (The French title was “La Fiancée du Pirate,” or “The Pirate’s Fiancée.”)

It starred Bernadette Lafont, an actress already well known from the New Wave films of Claude Chabrol and others, as Marie, a young servant who is preyed upon by men in

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Wipeout Contestant Dies After Completing Show’s Obstacle Course

On Friday, TMZ reported that a male contestant on the competition game show Wipeout has died after taking part in the series’s obstacle course during filming this week. The competitor allegedly experienced chest pains before going into cardiac arrest. He was treated by on-set medics until paramedics transported him to a nearby hospital, where he later passed away.



a group of people flying kites in the sky: Past Wipeout competitors taking part in Wipeout Season 7, Episode 7 “Bachelors vs. Bachelorettes” Mike Weaver/Walt Disney Television via Getty Images


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Past Wipeout competitors taking part in Wipeout Season 7, Episode 7 “Bachelors vs. Bachelorettes” Mike Weaver/Walt Disney Television via Getty Images

A spokesperson for TBS confirmed the death in a statement to CNN. “We are devastated to have learned of his passing, and our deepest sympathy goes out to the family,” they said. The show’s production company also released a statement Friday. Said Endemol Shine North America, “We offer our heartfelt condolences to the family, and our thoughts are with them at this time.”

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‘Wipeout’ Contestant Dies After Completing Game Show Obstacle Course

A contestant on the game show ‘Wipeout’ died on Wednesday after going into cardiac arrest following the completion of an obstacle course, spokespeople from TBS and production company Endemol Shine North America have confirmed.

Sources close to production say the contestant had completed the course, but required medical attention after leaving the course. He was then attended to by on-site emergency professionals, after which paramedics were called to the set, and the contestant was transported to a local hospital.

No further information about the contestant has been released. All “Wipeout” contestants undergo medical exams before they are cleared to participate.

TMZ first reported the news of his death.

A spokesperson for TBS, the WarnerMedia-owned network that airs the series, told Variety, “We are devastated to have learned of his passing and our deepest sympathy goes out to the family.”

“We offer our heartfelt condolences to the family and our

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“Wipeout” contestant dies after completing obstacle course

A contestant on “Wipeout” has died after completing the game show’s obstacle course, authorities and sources close to the production said Friday.

The man, who was in his 30s, was declared dead at a hospital shortly before 7 p.m. Wednesday, Los Angeles County coroner’s spokeswoman Sarah Ardalani said. The cause of death has not been released, and the man’s name is being withheld until relatives can be notified.

The reality competition show, in which contestants navigate an extreme obstacle course featuring giant balls and pitfalls that often result in spectacular crashes, ran on ABC from 2008 until 2014 and is being rebooted by TBS and production company Endemol Shine North America.

Two people close to the production said the man had completed the course on the show’s set in Santa Clarita, California, when he needed medical attention. He was helped by on-site medical staff until paramedics arrived and took him

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Len Barry, 78, Dies; Soulful Voice of ‘Bristol Stomp’ and ‘1-2-3’

Len Barry, the lead singer of the Dovells on their danceable early-1960s hits “Bristol Stomp” and “You Can’t Sit Down” and later a solo artist whose career peaked with his infectious love song “1-2-3,” died on Nov. 5 in a hospital in Philadelphia. He was 78.

His son Spencer Borisoff said the cause was myelodysplasia, a bone marrow disease.

The Dovells were a doo-wop group whose members had all sung lead at various times. When the group auditioned for Cameo-Parkway Records in Philadelphia in late 1960, Mr. Barry sang lead on “No, No, No,” a song he had written. They got the deal, and his strong, soulful voice secured his role with the group.

“Lenny had a great voice,” Jerry Gross, one of the Dovells, said in an interview. “He had the sound they wanted.”

The back cover of the group’s first album, “Bristol Stomp,” featured brief biographies of each

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Soumitra Chatterjee, Globally Acclaimed Indian Film Star, Dies at 85

Soumitra Chatterjee, an Indian actor who incarnated the beauty and fragility of youthful idealism in films by the director Satyajit Ray and helped solidify Mr. Ray’s place in cinematic history, died on Sunday at a hospital in Kolkata, India. He was 85.

His daughter, Poulami Bose, said the cause was brain damage and organ failure brought on by a case of Covid-19.

The role was Mr. Chatterjee’s film debut, and it catapulted him

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Okada Yusuke: Toei Chairman, Dies at 71

Okada Yusuke, Toei chairman and son of former Toei president and chairman Okada Shigeru, died on Friday in Tokyo of aortic dissection. He was 71.

Born in Kyoto, Okada was scouted while still a student at elite Keio University and made his acting debut in a 1969 drama on the Nippon Television Network. In 1970 he auditioned for the Moritani Shiro youth drama “Take Care, Red Riding Hood,” hiding the fact that his father was then head of production at Toei. Okada beat 5,500 competitors to win the lead role, which became his film debut. The same year he signed a deal with Toei rival Toho to appear in three films or more annually.

In 1974, Okuda served as both actor and producer on the Okamoto Kihachi film “Tokkan,” the beginning of a long career as producer.

Okada joined Toei in 1988 and ascended the corporate ranks, becoming president in

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