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Legendary rock star David Bowie has died at the age of 69 after a battle with cancer. The news was released via a statement posted on his social media accounts that read, “David Bowie died peacefully today surrounded by his family after a courageous 18 month battle with cancer. While many of you will share […]

WCHB – Apple confirms that Steve Jobs has passed away. “We are deeply saddened to announce that Steve Jobs passed away today,” read a statement by Apple’s board of directors. “Steve’s brilliance, passion and energy were the source of countless innovations that enrich and improve all of our lives. The world is immeasurably better because […]

The Rev. Fred Shuttlesworth, civil rights leader, has died in Birmingham at the age of 89.   Rev. Fred Shuttlesworth survived a bombing, assault, fire hoses and countless arrests while fighting for justice.  In 1997, he told a group of school children that he went to jail 30 or 40 times not for doing wrong but […]

Lawrence Bishop, 69, founding senior pastor of Solid Rock Church in Monroe, Ohio, died this weekend on Friday, September 30th in his home. According to the church’s website, Bishop was discovered unresponsive by his wife, Darlene, also a noted evangelist, late Friday evening just before midnight. Photo: Dayton Daily News Bishop was transported to Atrium […]

Count this as round number two of recent deaths to shock the world this fall. Singer/songwriter and longtime collaborative force in the worlds of gospel and pop music Jessy Dixon has reportedly passed away today at the age of 73. According to official details from his family and the Chicago Tribune, the cause of Dixon’s […]

Vesta Williams (Photo: VestaWilliams.com) Noted R&B singer Vesta Williams has reportedly been found dead inside a Los Angeles hotel room according to scarce reports across the Internet this Friday morning. Williams, 48, is known widespread for her catalog of Top 20 R&B hits spanning the late 1980s and early 1990s. With seven Top 20 singles […]

The fashion world is mourning the death of plus size model, Mia Amber Davis. Mia not only modeled but as an active blogger and actress who was featured in the movie Road trip. Mia was recently chosen as one of the Fat Community’s most beautiful icons. This message was posted to her Facebook page: “It […]

Tragedy unfolds for the family of a four-year-old Indiana boy who was reportedly shot in the stomach this week. The toddler was apparently handling a gun with his twin brother when the gun went off wounding him in the stomach area. According to authorities, Aiden Mehlbauer and his brother Mason were in the basement of […]

CNN reports this story: Elizabeth Edwards, the estranged wife of former North Carolina senator and presidential candidate John Edwards, died Tuesday after a lengthy battle with cancer, according to a family spokesperson. She was 61. The Edwards family released a statement Tuesday: Elizabeth Anania Edwards, mother, author, advocate died today at her home in Chapel […]

Official funeral services and arrangements for former Buzz station owner Ross Love have been announced. Find full details inside today.

1230AM WDBZ The Buzz remembers former station owner Ross Love who passed away today. Details and tributes inside.

Both the theatre and film industries mourn the loss of Academy Award-winning actress Patricia Neal.