BREAKING NEWS: Casey Kasem dies at the age of 82 - WNEM TV 5

BREAKING NEWS: Casey Kasem dies at the age of 82

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Casey Kasem, legendary radio personality, has died.

Kasem's daughter posted on Facebook to confirm his death.

Kasem was born in Detroit and started his radio career in Flint in the 1950s.

Kasem's "American Top 40" began on July 4, 1970 in Los Angeles.

He retired in 2009.

Over the last few years Kasem has suffered from progressive dementia.

Casey Kasem was 82.

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