The lawsuit filed in Manhattan State Supreme Court paints a picture of a careless, cocky staff of doctors who ran roughshod over Rivers while she was unconscious, and it suggests that she died because of their incompetence.
Famed fashion designer Oscar de la Renta has died.
Elaine Stritch, the brash theater performer whose gravelly, gin-laced voice and impeccable comic timing made her a theatrical icon, has died at age 89.
Police in Forest Grove, Ore., say they’ve made two arrests in the case of two young girls fatally struck by a vehicle as they played in leaves outside their house.
A fire department team has removed the body of a man who apparently was electrocuted while climbing a 200-foot tower carrying high-voltage electrical wires in Seattle.
A 9-year-old girl was shot to death in the back yard of her home at Oregon City.
Authorities in Washington state say one woman has died and one man is still missing after a pair of spring avalanches struck separate groups hiking in the mountains each of Seattle.
A man who was found dead hanging by a rope off an 18-story Sacramento high-rise appears to have been a graffiti tagger, Sacramento police said Monday.
Tigard police say a commuter train hit a man who is believed to have intentionally lain on the tracks Thursday morning.
Fire officials say a scuba diver has died in an accident in Puget Sound.