Music was an escape for a veteran police officer who was slain in the line of duty, his fellow bandmates recalled. Keith Boyer not only served the community in 25 years at the Whittier Police Department, he also played drums in a classic rock tribute and cover band that often performed for charity.
Hoda Kotb has welcomed a baby girl to her family.
The "Today" anchor announced Tuesday that she's become a mom after adopting baby Haley Joy Kotb.
"She is the love of my life," Kotb told her NBC colleagues by phone, her voice breaking with emotion several times.