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Dusty Hill of ZZ Top has died at the age of 72

ZZ Top bassist Dusty Hill died at his Houston home

HOUSTON (AP) - ZZ Top says bassist Dusty Hill, one of the Texas blues trio's bearded figures, has died at his Houston home. He was 72. In a Facebook post Wednesday, guitarist Billy Gibbons and drummer Frank Beard said Hill…

Phylicia Rashad celebrates Bill Cosby's sentence being overturned

Bill Cosby released from prison

Originally Published: 30 JUN 21 15:28 ET By Lisa Respers France, CNN (CNN) -- Phylicia Rashad has long been one of Bill Cosby's staunchest supporters and on Wednesday she shared her reaction to his sentence being overturned. "FINALLY!!!! A terrible…

Conan O'Brien says goodbye to late night

Conan aired nearly 30 years

Originally Published: 24 JUN 21 23:49 ET Updated: 25 JUN 21 03:38 ET By Frank Pallotta, CNN Business (CNN) -- After nearly 30 years and a lot of hilariously bizarre moments, Conan O'Brien said goodbye to late night on Thursday…

'The Mod Squad' actor Clarence Williams III dies at 81

Remembering Clarence Williams III

Originally Published: 06 JUN 21 22:02 ET Updated: 07 JUN 21 01:00 ET By Hollie Silverman, CNN (CNN) -- Clarence Williams III, who played Linc Hayes in "The Mod Squad," died at his home in Los Angeles after battling…

Drake Bell pleads not guilty to attempted endangering of children

Bell's first pretrial hearing is set for June 23

Originally Published: 04 JUN 21 22:16 ET Updated: 04 JUN 21 22:18 ET By Rebekah Riess and Laura Jame, CNN (CNN) -- Actor Drake Bell, best known for starring in the Nickelodeon sitcom "Drake & Josh," has pleaded not guilty…

Haley Closson's Final Show at 25 News Now

Haley Thanks The Sunrise Viewers For 3 Wonderful Years

  News to know before you go.  Today is your Sunrise anchor Haley Closson's final day here at KAVU and she's here now to say a few words.  Today is my…

Ellen DeGeneres plans to end her talk show in 2022

The show will have aired 19 seasons when it wraps

Originally Published: 12 MAY 21 10:51 ET Updated: 12 MAY 21 13:13 ET By Chloe Melas and Megan Thomas, CNN (CNN) -- Ellen DeGeneres tells The Hollywood Reporter that she plans to end her long-running daytime talk show in 2022.…

Bill and Melinda Gates are ending their marriage

The pair is asking for space and privacy as they transition into this new life

Originally Published: 03 MAY 21 16:48 ET Updated: 03 MAY 21 18:22 ET By Clare Duffy, CNN Business (CNN) -- Bill and Melinda Gates are ending their marriage after 27 years, the pair announced in a statement on their verified…

Olympia Dukakis, Oscar-winning 'Moonstruck' actress, dead at 89

'After many months of failing health she is finally at peace and with her Louis'

Originally Published: 01 MAY 21 16:34 ET Updated: 01 MAY 21 17:03 ET By Andy Rose, CNN (CNN) -- Olympia Dukakis, an Oscar-winning actress for her role in "Moonstruck," died Saturday in New York City. She was 89 years old.…

Former New York Jets player dies in a fishing accident

The 77-year-old's cause of death has not been determined

Originally Published: 01 MAY 21 14:42 ET By Kay Jones, CNN (CNN) -- A former player for the New York Jets died in an accident during a fishing tournament in Texas on Thursday, according to tournament officials and the Texas…

Apollo 11 astronaut Michael Collins has died at age 90

Remembering Michael Collins

Originally Published: 28 APR 21 13:16 ET Updated: 28 APR 21 14:22 ET By Ashley Strickland, CNN (CNN) -- Michael Collins, the NASA astronaut who was the command module pilot for the Apollo 11 mission to the moon, has died…

Selena Quintanilla Perez would have celebrated 50 years today

Latina icon continues to be celebrated and remembered by fans

VICTORIA, Texas - Selena Quintanilla-Perez, known as Selena, would have turned 50 years old on Friday, April 16, also known as "Selena Day." The Latina icon continues to be celebrated and remembered by her fans, especially on what would…

Dead at 52: 'Harry Potter' and 'Peaky Blinders' star Helen McCrory

Died "peacefully at home" after fighting cancer

Originally Published: 16 APR 21 12:35 ET Updated: 16 APR 21 13:23 ET By Ivana Kottasová, CNN (CNN) -- Helen McCrory, the British actress best known for her roles in the 'Harry Potter' films and 'Peaky Blinders,' has died, her…

Colton Underwood, former 'Bachelor' star comes out: 'I'm gay'

'I'm the happiest and healthiest I've ever been in my life'

Originally Published: 14 APR 21 08:25 ET Updated: 14 APR 21 11:13 ET By Chloe Melas, CNN (CNN) -- Colton Underwood told Robin Roberts on "Good Morning America" that he is gay in an interview that aired Wednesday morning. "This…

Texas author Larry McMurtry has died at the age of 84

McMurtry won the Pulitzer Prize in 1986

DALLAS (AP) - Pulitzer Prize-winning Texas author Larry McMurtry has died at the age of 84. His family said in a statement that he died Thursday night of heart failure. McMurtry penned books and screenplays during a career that spanned…

Happy Valentine's Day

Hearts from your Newscenter25 team

CNN- It's February 14, 2021. Happy Valentine's Day. This day is celebrated by millions across the globe. Hundreds of years of tradition and customs have made it into what it is today. There are numerous theories on how the romantic…

Larry Flynt has died at the age of 78

Larry Flynt died of heart failure Wednesday

LOS ANGELES (AP) - Larry Flynt, who turned Hustler magazine into an adult entertainment empire while championing First Amendment rights, has died at age 78. His nephew, Jimmy Flynt Jr., told The Associated Press that Flynt died Wednesday of heart…

Attorney at a virtual hearing was unintentionally using a cat filter

Incredible professionalism as attorney shows up to virtual meeting with cat filter on

BREWSTER COUNTY, Texas- Zoom, Zoom, Zoom and those filters. A video shows the moment an attorney appearing at a virtual hearing this morning was unintentionally using a cat filter. The hearing was in the 394th Judicial District Court of Texas…

Thank you to Brian Alonzo, Trey Meynig and Howard Gordon

It's National Weatherperson's Day

VICTORIA, Texas- Today is National Weatherperson's Day. Brian Alonzo, Trey Meynig, and Howard Gordon let you know when to carry an umbrella and when to apply sunscreen. Today we honor those who are trained to forecast and report the everchanging…