Publicist: Jerry Lewis, comedian, telethon host, dies at 91

A major influence on Jim Carrey and other slapstick performers, Lewis also was known as the ringmaster of the Labor Day Muscular Dystrophy Association, joking and reminiscing and introducing guests, sharing stories about ailing kids and concluding with his personal anthem, the ballad “You’ll Never Walk Alone.”

Comedian, civil rights activist Dick Gregory dies

As one of the first black standup comedians to find success with white audiences, in the early 1960s, Gregory rose from an impoverished childhood in St. Louis to win a college track scholarship and become a celebrated satirist who deftly commented upon racial divisions at the dawn of the civil rights movement.

Young athletes learn life-saving techniques

When you get into junior high or high school you start learning CPR. However, tragedy can strike anytime, so the younger you know life saving techniques the better.

Search crew finds sunken USS Indianapolis

Around 800 of the ship’s 1,196 Sailors and Marines survived the sinking, but after four to five days in the water — suffering exposure, dehydration, drowning, and shark attacks — only 316 survived.

Jaylon Smith makes NFL debut with Cowboys in preseason

The Bishop Luers graduate and linebacker from Notre Dame took the field for the Dallas Cowboys against the Indianapolis Colts on Saturday. It was a long journey to recover from the gruesome knee injury he suffered in the final game of his collegiate career.