Slain friend of Robert Durst once posed as his missing wife - testimony
Real estate scion Robert Durst, whose ties to three slayings were portrayed in HBO series "The Jinx," had his close friend Susan Berman make a phone call pretending to be his missing wife, a former acquaintance of Berman testified on Wednesday.Durst, 74, is charged with first-degree murder in connection with Berman's 2000 death in Los Angeles.
Kathy Berman was married to Chris for 33 years. "Boomer," the longtime face and voice of ESPN who joined one month after its founding in 1979, turned 62 the day after her death . ESPN president John Skipper on Wednesday issued a statement of his own: "This is a devastating tragedy and difficult to
ESPN legend Chris Berman and his family say they're " overwhelmed by the outpouring of love and sympathy" they've received in the wake of Kathy Berman ' s death . The Berman family has issued a statement remembering Kathy and asking supporters to keep the Bertulis family in their prayers.
'He Kills Witnesses': Hollywood Producer Testifies in Durst Case
Durst is accused of murdering a friend because he feared she would implicate him in the disappearance of his wife.Lynda Obst, who produced "Sleepless in Seattle" and "Interstellar," was the second so-called secret witness asked to testify at pre-trial hearings in Los Angeles. She called him a "scary person.
ESPN Veteran Chris Berman Is ‘ Overwhelmed by the Outpouring of Love’ in Wake of Wife ’ s Death . Katherine Berman was killed in a car crash at age 67 One day after it was announced that his wife had been killed in a car crash in Connecticut, ESPN’ s Chris Berman released a heartfelt statement of
Chris Berman and his family are “ overwhelmed ” by the amount of support they’ve received since the tragic passing of Berman ’ s wife , Katherine , who “ Kathy Berman had a huge heart, and this would have warmed hers beyond belief. It certainly warmed ours. All of us need to keep the family of Edward
Legendary ESPN broadcaster Chris Berman and his children, Meredith and Doug, say they're "overwhelmed" by the outpouring of love and support they've received since the death of Katherine Berman on Tuesday.
Kathy Berman, a 67-year-old teacher, wasin rural Woodbury, Conn. The other driver, 87-year-old Edward Bertulis, also was killed.
Chris Berman and his children issued a statement Wednesday, via ESPN PR:
"We are overwhelmed by the outpouring of love and sympathy from so many folks we know, and so many others we look forward to knowing. Kathy Berman had a huge heart, and this would have warmed hers beyond belief. It certainly warmed ours. All of us need to keep the family of Edward Bertulis in our thoughts and prayers as well."
US rider Young dies of injuries from race crash
American pro cyclist Chad Young died Friday night of injuries suffered in a crash during last weekend's final stage of the Tour de Gila in New Mexico, his team announced Saturday. The 21-year-old rider from Newmarket, New Hampshire, was hurt last Sunday during a high-speed mountain descent in the fifth stage of the New Mexico race, a seven-mile (11.3km) trek known as the Gila Monster.Young suffered severe head injuries in the wreck and was flown to a hospital in Tucson, Arizona."I am very sorry to let everyone know that Chad Young did not survive his crash last Sunday.
Chris Berman ' overwhelmed ' by support after wife Kathy ' s death . "According to the state police, after the two cars collided on Sherman Hill Road in Woodbury, Bertulis' 2003 Ford Escape struck a utility pole and rolled over onto its roof, police said, and Berman 's car, a 2003 Lexus SC 430, veered
The sports world is rallying around Chris Berman after news broke that his wife died in a car wreck with huge stars sending their condolences and messages of support to the ESPN legend. Russell Wilson -- "Truly sad to hear Mrs. Kathy Berman is no longer with us. Praying for you Chris as I know
Kathy Berman was married to Chris for 33 years. "Boomer," the longtime face and voice of ESPN who joined one month after its founding in 1979, turned 62 the day after her death.
ESPN president John Skipper on Wednesday issued a statement of his own:
"This is a devastating tragedy and difficult to comprehend. Chris is beloved by all his ESPN colleagues and for good reason: he has a huge heart and has given so much to so many over the years," wrote Skipper. "We know how much his family means to him and all we can do at a moment like this is give him the love and support he will surely need at this hour. Our thoughts and prayers are with Chris, Meredith, Doug and the entire family."
Berman's many friends, fans and colleagues in the sports world continued to send condolences and tributes via social media.
Heartbroken for my friend and colleague Chris Berman. His wife Kathy was killed in a car crash. Sending prayers to you & your family.
Cop Found After Allegedly Faking Death, Fleeing to Mexico
A Texas police officer who disappeared on April 25 after texting an image of a suicide note to his wife has been found, according to the Austin Police. Coleman Miller Martin told his wife that day that he was leaving to clear his head. That night, he reportedly sent her an image of a note that said he was planning on drowning himself near the U.S.-Mexico border. Now, he’s in custody and facing a charge for allegedly faking his own death, CBS4 reported.Martin’s wife called 911 that night, and investigators discovered that earlier the same day, Martin had been stopped by an officer and gave a story that he was on his way to vacation in Mexico.— Linda Cohn (@lindacohn)
Chris Berman and wife Kathy married in 1983 and have two children. (Frederick M. Brown/Getty Images). Chris Berman , who joined ESPN one month after it launched in 1979 and has since become of the network' s most recognizable faces, learned of his wife ' s death while watching his
Chris Berman ' s family released a statement following the death of the ESPN broadcaster' s wife , Kathy — find out more. “We are overwhelmed by the outpouring of love and sympathy from so many folks we know, and so many others we look forward to knowing,” the Berman family told ESPN
There are times when words are obviously insufficient. Thoughts are with Chris Berman and his family today. Unimaginably sad.— Mike Greenberg (@Espngreeny)
Prayers to Chris and the kids. Such awful news.— MikeTirico (@miketirico)
My heart goes out to Chris Berman today after reports of the tragic death of his wife Kathy.She was a devoted Mom & rock in his life. RIP.— Tim Brando (@TimBrando)
Condolences to Chris Berman for the loss of his wife Kathy, who died in a two-car accident last night. A mother of two. Just terrible news.— John McClain (@McClain_on_NFL)
ESPN extends Dick Vitale's contract through 2019-2020 .
ESPN has re-signed Dick Vitale to a new contract that will take him through the 2019-2020, or his 41st season with the Worldwide Leader in Sports. It'sIt's a smart move by ESPN to send a message to long-time viewers that it's still committed to building-block personalities such as Vitale, who joined ESPN after its founding in 1979.