MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – From the death of former Stone Temple Pilots singer Scott Weiland to two crocodiles fighting in Australia, here’s a look at the top stories for Friday, Dec. 4, 2015.
Scott Weiland, best known as the former lead singer for the Stone Temple Pilots, was found dead in Bloomington Thursday night. According to Weiland’s manager Tom Vitorino, he died in his sleep in his tour bus.
Weiland and his band were supposed to play a show in Rochester Friday.
He battled substance abuse problems throughout his career.
Weiland was 48.
Egypt’s government said 16 people are dead and three are injured after a firebomb attack on a restaurant in Cairo.
Media reports said three masked men threw bombs into the venue before fleeing. Police are still looking for the suspects.
The restaurant is not officially a nightclub, but is among Egypt’s small local eateries that skirt taboos around drinking by serving food and alcohol throughout the day.
America’s Next Top Model Comes To An End
The judges have reached a decision. America’s Next Top Model is coming to an end.
In its 13 years the hit reality TV series spawned more than 20 international spinoffs, including China’s Next Top Model and Holland’s Next Top Model.
However, there is a chance the show may live on.
There’s word producers have been shopping it to streaming and cable outlets, but Tyra Banks has not committed to hosting.
You’ll likely see a photo of two crocodiles fighting somewhere on social media Friday.
A tourist in Australia snapped a picture of two crocodiles fighting.
The 16-foot croc ended up devouring the 8-footer in just over 15 minutes.
Experts said cannibalism is common among crocodiles although humans rarely witness attacks in the Australian wilderness.