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CORRECTS ARREST DATE TO WEDNESDAY, APRIL 10 - This booking image released by the Louisiana Office of State Fire Marshal shows Holden Matthews, 21, who was arrested Wednesday, April 10, 2019, in connection with suspicious fires at three historic black churches in southern Louisiana. Matthews faces three counts of simple arson of a religious building on the state charges. Federal investigators also were looking into whether hate motivated the fires. (Louisiana Office of State Fire Marshal via AP)
April 11, 2019 - 2:31 pm
OPELOUSAS, La. (AP) — The suspect in a string of fires that destroyed three black churches in rural Louisiana is the white son of a sheriff's deputy whose father helped arrange for his son's arrest, authorities said Thursday. Holden Matthews, 21, faces arson charges in the connection with the...
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August 27, 2018 - 6:27 pm
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Medical examiners found that Vinnie Paul, the 54-year-old co-founder and drummer of the metal band Pantera, died of natural causes including heart disease. Clark County Coroner John Fudenberg announced Monday that Paul, whose full name was Vincent Paul Abbott, died June 22 at home...
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FILE - In this Sept. 24, 2016 file photo, Jill Janus of Huntress performs at Ozzfest 2016 at San Manuel Amphitheater in San Bernardino, Calif. Janus, lead singer of the heavy metal band Huntress, has died at age 43. A statement from Janus' bandmates and family released Thursday, Aug. 16, 2018, through publicist Alexandra Greenberg said Janus had long struggled with mental illness, and killed herself outside Portland, Ore., on Tuesday, Aug. 14. (Amy Harris/Invision/AP, File)
August 16, 2018 - 7:56 pm
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Jill Janus, lead singer of the heavy metal band Huntress, has died at age 43, her family and band said Thursday. Janus had long struggled with mental Illness, and killed herself outside Portland, Oregon, on Tuesday, her relatives and bandmates said in a statement released...
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In this June 27, 2018 photo provided by Ocasio2018, Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, right, 28, celebrates her Democratic congressional primary victory over 10-term incumbent Joe Crowley with campaign manager Virginia Ramos Rios, center left, and campaign staffer Daniel Bonthius, fourth from left, during an election night party at a pool hall in the Bronx borough of New York. Ramos Rios and Bonthius were part of a eclectic team that came together to help their candidate defeat an incumbent who spent $3.4 million on his campaign. (Ocasio2018/Corey Torpie via AP)
July 07, 2018 - 1:32 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — A campaign manager who moonlights as an energy healer. A photographer who sings in a heavy metal band. A Muslim progressive activist who runs a cooking blog in her spare time. These are some of the political outsiders who helped propel 28-year-old Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez to a...
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FILE - In this May 20, 2004 file photo shows Vinnie Paul Abbott in Amarillo, Texas. Paul, co-founder and drummer of metal band Pantera, has died at 54. Pantera’s official Facebook page posted a statement early Saturday, June 23, 2018 announcing his death. Paul’s representative confirmed the death to Billboard. No cause of death was mentioned. Paul’s real name was Vincent Paul Abbott. He and his brother, Dimebag Darrell, formed Pantera in 1981.(AP Photo/Ralph Duke, File)
June 23, 2018 - 10:38 am
Vinnie Paul, co-founder and drummer of metal band Pantera, has died at 54. Pantera's official Facebook page posted a statement early Saturday announcing his death. Paul's representative confirmed the death to Billboard. No cause of death was mentioned. Paul's real name was Vincent Paul Abbott. He...
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June 19, 2018 - 2:13 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — A heavy metal singer convicted in a murder-for-hire plot to kill his estranged wife has reunited with his Grammy-nominated band and performed with the group in San Diego over the weekend. Tim Lambesis and his Christian-inspired band As I Lay Dying performed together Saturday for...
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FILE- In this Oct. 24, 2015 file photo, Glenn Tipton of Judas Priest performs at the 2015 Knotfest USA in San Bernardino, Calif. Tipton is stepping down from touring due to Parkinson’s disease, a condition that began to afflict him a decade ago. He will be replaced on the band’s “Firepower” tour by Andy Sneap, a veteran heavy metal producer, and the guitarist for the British band Hell. (Photo by Paul A. Hebert/Invision/AP, File)
February 12, 2018 - 1:42 pm
Legendary guitarist Glenn Tipton won't be joining the heavy metal band Judas Priest on its upcoming tour. The British rockers say Tipton is stepping down from touring due to Parkinson's disease, a condition that began to afflict him a decade ago. He will be replaced on the band's "Firepower" tour...
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January 05, 2018 - 4:13 pm
SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) — Rape and kidnapping charges against all four members of a Polish death metal band were dropped Friday by prosecutors in Washington state. The band members have been detained in the United States since a woman claimed that she was gang-raped after a concert last year in Spokane...
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December 29, 2017 - 1:28 pm
PARIS (AP) — French television channel France 2 says it has ceased production on a television movie about the aftermath of the 2015 Paris concert hall attack in which 90 people were killed until victims' groups are consulted. The plot for the movie, a love story titled "Ce Soir-La" ("That Night"),...
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September 09, 2017 - 11:57 pm
SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) — The four members of a well-known Polish death metal band have been arrested on suspicion of kidnapping a woman after a concert last month in Washington state, authorities said. The members of the band Decapitated were arrested early Saturday in Santa Ana, California, on...
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