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The death of a legend

A figure of Kobe Bryant peers above candles at a memorial for the Lakers star at LA Live in downtown Los Angeles on Jan. 29, 2020.

Valerie Keys, Managing Editor

February 4, 2020

Less than two weeks following the tragic death of Kobe Bryant, his daughter Gianna and seven others, the nation remains in shock. Sunday, Jan. 26 is a day that I will never forget. I was laying on my couch, pretending to do homework when my roommate sent me a text reading, “Dude. Kobe Bryant Died.” As...

Kobe and Gianna Bryant: What the world lost

LOS ANGELES, CALIF. -- SUNDAY, JANUARY 26, 2020: Fans gather outside the Staples center to mourn the death of Kobe Bryant after news spread of Kobe Bryant and his daughter Gianna are among 9 dead in helicopter crash in Calabasas that morning, in Los Angeles, Calif., on Jan. 26, 2020. (Marcus Yam / Los Angeles Times)

Erin Howard, Staff Writer

January 30, 2020

Indescribable. The helicopter crash that took place Sunday morning in Calabasas, Calif., taking the life of Kobe Bryant, his 13-year-old daughter and seven others was an indescribable tragedy. Bryant was known to fly his personal helicopter around Los Angeles. But this time, he did not...

Kobe Bryant killed in helicopter crash, sources say

The Los Angeles Lakers' Kobe Bryant celebrates his 3-pointer against the Minnesota Timberwolves in the second quarter at Staples Center in Los Angeles on Wednesday, Oct. 28, 2015.

Noah Powers, Sports Editor

January 26, 2020

CALABASAS, Calif. — On Sunday,  sports fans woke to the startling news that former NBA All-Star Kobe Bryant was killed in a helicopter crash. He was 41. The incident was initially reported by TMZ. The crash reportedly took place near Calabasas. There were no survivors. An earlier tweet from the Los ...

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