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FILE - In this file photo from Thursday, Oct. 7, 2010, actor Robin Williams hugs San Francisco Giants mascot Lou Seal during the first inning of Game 1 of baseball's National League Division Series in San Francisco.  (AP Photo/Ben Margot, File)

Robin Williams’ wife: He had Parkinson’s disease

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Robin Williams was in the early stages of Parkinson’s disease at the time of his death, his wife said Thursday. In a statement, Susan Schneider said that Williams, 63, was struggling with […]

08/14/2014

In this photo taken June 6, 2014 provided by the San Francisco Zoological Society, Robin Williams visits his namesake Howler monkey named "Robin" at the San Francisco Zoo in San Francisco. Williams was everywhere in San Francisco, it seemed, as he made a place for himself in the everyday fabric of a city where he once said he passed for normal. (AP Photo/San Francisco Zoological Society, File)

Robin Williams’ wife: He had Parkinson’s disease

LOS ANGELES (AP) – The wife of Robin Williams says was in the stages of Parkinson’s disease and was sober at the time of his apparent suicide. In a statement Thursday, Susan Schneider said that […]

08/14/2014

Robin Williams appears onstage at The 2012 Comedy Awards in New York.  The Oscar-winning actor died Monday, August 11, 2014, of an apparent suicide. He was 63. (AP Photo/Charles Sykes, file)

Broadway lights to dim in honor of Robin Williams

    NEW YORK (AP) — The Broadway community will honor Robin Williams by dimming marquee lights for one minute. Williams, who took his life in his San Francisco Bay Area home this week, had been […]

08/13/2014

FILE - This Nov. 7, 2007 file photo shows comedian Robin Williams performing at the NY Comedy Festival Event "Stand Up for Heroes: A Benefit for the Bob Woodruff Family Fund", in New York. Williams, 63, committed suicide Monday by hanging himself with a belt at his San Francisco Bay Area home. (AP Photo/Evan Agostini, File)

Williams remembered fondly by military

NEW YORK (AP) — Robin Williams was a superstar in movies, on television and at comedy clubs. But some of his biggest laughs came at military bases. Elizabeth O’Herrin of the Wisconsin Air National Guard […]

08/12/2014

Robin Williams, whose free-form comedy and adept impressions dazzled audiences for decades, died Monday, Aug. 11, 2014. Williams committed suicide by hanging himself with a belt at his San Francisco Bay Area home. (AP Photo/Reed Saxon, File)

Fox’s Smith expresses regret over Williams comment

  NEW YORK (AP) — Fox News’ Shepard Smith says he regrets using the word coward while speculating on air what Robin Williams may have been feeling before his suicide. Smith made the comment Monday […]

08/12/2014

This 1978 file photo originally released by ABC shows actor Robin Williams on the set of ABCs "Mork and Mindy." Williams, whose free-form comedy and adept impressions dazzled audiences for decades, died in an apparent suicide. He was 63.  (AP Photo/ABC, File)

‘It lays in wait’- Robin Williams’ lifelong fight

NEW YORK (AP) — Addiction seemed to stalk Robin Williams, tempting him when he was weak and taunting him when he least expected it. “It waits,” he told “Good Morning America” in 2006. “It lays in […]

08/12/2014

Robin Williams appears onstage at The 2012 Comedy Awards in New York.  The Oscar-winning actor died Monday, August 11, 2014, of an apparent suicide. He was 63. (AP Photo/Charles Sykes, file)

Robin Williams, manic comedy star, dead at 63

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Robin Williams, the Academy Award winner and comic supernova whose explosions of pop culture riffs and impressions dazzled audiences for decades and made him a gleamy-eyed laureate for the Information Age, died […]

08/11/2014

In this May 22, 2014 photo, Mark Mayfield appears in court, in Madison, Miss., during an initial court appearance on a charge of conspiracy in relation to the alleged illegal photographing of the ailing wife of U.S. Sen. Thad Cochran, R-Miss., without her permission at the nursing home where she's lived for 13 years. Mayfield apparently committed suicide Friday, June 27, 2014, police said, days after Cochran won a nasty Republican primary. (AP Photo/Rogelio V. Solis, File)

Tea party official in Cochran photos case dies

RIDGELAND, Miss. (AP) — A tea party official charged with conspiring to take photos of U.S. Sen. Thad Cochran’s wife inside a nursing home apparently committed suicide Friday, police said, days after Cochran won a […]

06/27/2014

In this Jan. 4, 2014 photo, Julia Roberts arrives at the Palm Springs International Film Festival Awards Gala at the Palm Springs Convention Center, in Palm Springs, Calif.  (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP, File)

Coroner: Death of Julia Roberts’ sister a suicide

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Coroner’s officials say the death of Julia Roberts’ half-sister in February was a suicide. An autopsy and toxicology tests led to the determination that Nancy Motes drowned in a bathtub after […]

05/14/2014

This handout photo made available by the Seattle Police Department on March 21, 2014 shows an evidence photo of a letter found in the house of singer Kurt Cobain in Seattle, Washington. (AP Photo/Seattle Police Department)

Note in Cobain’s wallet mocks wedding vows to Love

SEATTLE (AP) — A handwritten note police discovered in Kurt Cobain’s wallet after his suicide disparages Courtney Love, the late Nirvana front man’s wife. CBS News reported that the note was taken from Cobain’s wallet […]

04/30/2014

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