‘Bearded Bandit’ bank robber found dead on California beach

A convicted bank robber dubbed the “Bearded Bandit” has been found dead on a California beach, officials said. The body of Christopher Andrew Gibson, 32, was found by a passerby early Tuesday near Stonesteps beach in Encinitas, the San Diego Union-Tribune reported.

Longhorns linebacker Jake Ehlinger found dead in Austin

University of Texas linebacker Jake Ehlinger was found dead in Austin Thursday, Police were called to an off-campus address and found the body of Ehlinger — the younger brother of former Texas quarterback and recent Indianapolis Colts draft pick Sam Ehlinger —

Lucinda Franks, Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist, dead at 74

Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Lucinda Franks — who wrote a loving memoir of her 42-year marriage to late Manhattan DA Robert Morgenthau — died Wednesday night after a long battle with cancer, her family said. She was 74. The Boston-born journalist got her

Man shot dead by police in Texas during ‘confrontation’

Police in Texas shot and killed a man early Tuesday in what authorities described as a “confrontation” with the officers, according to news reports. The fatal shooting in Mesquite took place around 7:45 a.m. after police said they received a 911 call