By NICOLE PELLETIERE, ABC News(HARTFORD, Conn.) -- A retired Connecticut state trooper who was a first responder to the 2012 Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting has died after battling COVID-19, according to police officials.Patrick Dragon died Jan. 2,... Read More.
By MEREDITH DELISO, ABC News(EL PASO, Texas) -- An El Paso, Texas, elementary school teacher whose video of her first graders giving each other hugs went viral in 2018 has died after a two-month battle with COVID-19.Zelene Blancas,... Read More.
By WILLIAM MANSELL, ABC News(SHREVEPORT, La.) -- Louisiana Congressman-elect Luke Letlow died of COVID-19 Tuesday, according to Louisiana Gov. John Bel Edwards.“It is with heavy hearts that Donna and I offer our condolences to Congressman-elect Luke Letlow’s family... Read More.
(BOSTON) -- Legendary Boston Celtics point guard and coach K.C. Jones has died at the age of 88, the team announced on Friday. Jones played nine seasons in the NBA, all with the Boston Celtics, and won eight titles. Only... Read More.
BY BILL HUTCHINSON, ABC NEWS (INDIANAPOLIS, Ind.) -- Lying in a hospital bed laboring for breath despite being on oxygen, Dr. Susan Moore, a 52-year-old Black physician, stared into her cell phone and recorded a video alleging her battle with COVID-19 was made... Read More.
By ROSA SANCHEZ, ABC News(ST. PAUL, Minn) -- Minnesota State Republican Sen. Jerry Relph has died due to complications from COVID-19.The 76-year-old began serving in the Minnesota Senate in 2017 and represented the 14th district that includes St.... Read More.
By MEREDITH DELISO, ABC News(SAN DIEGO) -- Arnie Robinson Jr., an Olympic gold medalist and a track and field Hall of Famer, died after testing positive for COVID-19, his family said. He was 72.Robinson was "one of the... Read More.
(LOS ANGELES) -- David Lander, best known for his role as Andrew “Squiggy” Squiggman on the 1970s sitcom Laverne & Shirley, has died at age 73.In a statement, his family confirmed Lander passed away Friday at ... Read More.
By MEREDITH DELISO, ABC News(HARRIS COUNTY, Texas) -- A Texas doctor who treated COVID-19 patients died this week due to complications from the virus, relatives said.Dr. Carlos Araujo-Preza died Monday night, his wife said in a moving social... Read More.
By IVAN PEREIRA, JOHN KAPETANEAS and ZOE LAKE, ABC News (NEW YORK) -- The co-creator of the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge died Sunday following his long battle with the neurodegenerative disease.Pat Quinn's family posted on social media that the 37-year-old from... Read More.
By JON HAWORTH, ABC News (TRACY, Calif.) -- A 64-year-old caretaker has been arrested after the 92-year-old man he had served as caretaker to for approximately 20 years was found dead in a motel room with multiple blunt force trauma... Read More.