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Lou Myers, who played Mr. Gaines on A Different World, has died.

Myers passed away on February 19 at Charleston Medical Center in West Virginia after undergoing a heart-related emergency and falling into a coma.

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He had previously been hospitalized in December for pneumonia.

A Different World ran from 1987-1993 and was conceived as a spinoff from The Cosby Show, in which the characters attended a historically black university.

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Chicago woman Janay Mcfarlane, 18, was killed the same day her sister sat behind President Barack Obama as he pushed for gun control legislation.

Mcfarlane was shot in the head around 11:30 p.m. Friday in North Chicago. The mother of a 3-month-old boy was visiting friends and family.

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North Chicago police said two people are currently being questioned in connection with Mcfarlane's death, but no charges have been filed.

"I feel like somebody cut a part of my heart out," her mother Angela Blakely said.

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Los Angeles Lakers owner Jerry Buss, who recently checked into the intensive care unit at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, has passed away from cancer. He was 80 years old.

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A former aerospace engineer and real estate developer, Buss purchased the Lakers, the NHL's Los Angeles Kings and the Forum from Jack Kent Cooke in 1979.

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Troubled country singer Mindy McCready was found dead of an apparent self-inflicted gunshot wound on Sunday afternoon. She was 37 years old.

Police were called to her Arkansas home and found her on the front porch.

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Dateline NBC's Andrea Canning tweeted, "Just got a call from Mindy McCready's best friend that she shot and killed herself this evening. My heart breaks for her two boys. RIP."

Despite a popular country music career in the 1990s, lately McCready has made headlines ever since for one bizarre incident after another.

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Law enforcement sources say they are all but certain that Chris Dorner is dead following an intense shootout Tuesday in the mountains near Big Bear, Calif.

A body has been found inside a Big Bear cabin, where former LAPD officer Christopher Dorner barricaded himself inside after a gun battle with police.

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The cabin eventually went up in flames. Positive ID may take a while because the remains was badly burned, but police think they have their man.

Cops cornered Dorner in the remote cabin after reports came in that he robbed a nearby home, tied up the couple living in it and fled in a white pickup truck.

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Two days after being arrested for a drug-related offense, Mark Balelo has been found dead of an apparent suicide. He was 40 years old.

According to TMZ, the Storage Wars star killed himself via carbon monoxide poisoning, as his body was found (by an employee) in his home's garage in Simi Valley, California - with the door closed and the engine running.

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Balelo was scheduled to appear in court next Tuesday to face charges related to this weekend's arrest.

He allegedly warned his fiancee after his release from jail on Saturday that he feared he might hurt himself in some way.

An autopsy will be performed today and we send our thoughts and prayers to Balelo's loved ones.

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The music world lost an all-time great one year ago today.

Whitney Houston passed away from a drug overdose inside a hotel room on Grammy Awards Sunday in 2012, leaving behind her a troubled teenager and a legacy that may never be matched.

In the 365 days that have passed since Whitney left us, daughter Bobbi Kristina has battled her own personal demons, while Houston's family has signed in to star in a reality show.

Elsewhere, Cissy Houston just released a memoir about her child and contestants on singing shows such as The Voice and American Idol continue to honor the star by covering her best-known tracks.

There were an incredible number of them.

Rest in peace, Whitney Houston.

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Robin Sachs, a British actor best known to most American viewers for his role in Buffy the Vampire Slayer, passed away last Friday. He was 61 years old.

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Details on the death aren't known at this time, but the BBC made it public this morning and included with the news a statement from Sachs's ex-wife.

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Chris Kyle, a former Navy SEAL who wrote "American Sniper" about his career as a marksman in Iraq, was shot dead at a gun range in Texas Saturday.

Kyle, 38, and another man were found dead at the shooting range of Rough Creek Lodge on Saturday afternoon, the Texas Highway Patrol said.

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The killer, identified as Eddie Ray Routh of Lancaster, Texas, was arrested after a brief pursuit, Trooper and spokesman Lonny Haschel confirmed.

The other victim was named as Chad Littlefield, aged 35.

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