| Feb 26, 2014
| 2:30 AM
On Dec. 20, 2009, 32-year-old actress Brittany Murphy died of flu-related complications in her Beverly Hills, Calif., home. Five months later, her husband, Simon Monjack, was found dead in the same home with the same cause of death:...
| Feb 27, 2014
| 10:32 AM
In the 1950s classic "Roll Over Beethoven," Chuck Berry declares, "I got the rockin' pneumonia / I need a shot of rhythm and blues / I caught the rollin' arthritis / sitting down at a rhythm review."
The day may never come when music can cure...
| Feb 27, 2014
| 8:25 PM
Jim Keysor, who spent four terms in the California state Assembly in the 1970s but failed in several other bids for elective office, died Feb. 13 at the Capistrano Beach Care Center. He was 86.
Keysor was hospitalized after contracting pneumonia and a...
| Mar 1, 2014
| 11:49 AM
Dr. Raymond Seltser, former associate dean of the Johns Hopkins School of Hygiene and Public Health who was the author of seminal epidemiological articles on smoking, stroke and radiation, died Feb. 16 of pneumonia at Sibley Memorial Hospital in...
| Mar 2, 2014
Betty Jane "Lindy" Bergman donated important pieces of art to the Art Institute of Chicago and the Museum of Contemporary Art, among them works by Rene Magritte, Pablo Picasso, Joan Miro and Salvador Dali.
Mrs. Bergman, 96, died of complications from...
| Mar 4, 2014
| 12:41 PM
Guy Petruzzelli of Darien won his sixth straight Village of Orland Park Indoor Duathlon over the weekend, even though it had looked like his streak might be in jeopardy.
The 40-year-old trainer and triathlete said he was saddled with pneumonia and had...
| Feb 14, 2014
| 6:00 AM
One of my favorite Cameron Indoor Stadium memories came on one of my first trips, back in 1986. I came for a game a couple of days before North Carolina was going to open the Dean Dome, against Duke. In those days, the Cameron Crazies on one side of...
| Feb 15, 2014
| 6:39 PM
John Henson, who occasionally performed as a puppeteer in the Muppets troupe his father founded, died Friday of a heart attack at his home in upstate New York. He was 48 and did not have a history of heart trouble, his sister Cheryl said.
| Feb 15, 2014
| 9:08 PM
Son of Muppets founder Jim Henson
John Henson, 48, who occasionally performed as a puppeteer in the famed Muppets troupe his father founded, died Friday of a heart attack at his home in Saugerties, New York. He did not have a history of...
| Feb 17, 2014
| 12:50 PM
Franklin S. Dail Sr., a retired General Motors executive who enjoyed tennis and running, died Thursday of pneumonia at University of Maryland St. Joseph Medical Center. He was 82.
The son of Franklin Dail, a grocery store owner, and Anna Dail, a...
| Feb 19, 2014
Mary Jane Trolinger, a retired registered nurse who was one of the original staffers of Johns Hopkins Hospital's Columbia Medical Plan, died Friday of pneumonia at her Ellicott City home. She was 89.
The daughter of a newspaper advertising salesman...