LAS VEGAS -- The Chicago Sun-Times is reporting that noted film critic Roger Ebert has died. He was 70.
On Tuesday, Ebert announced that his cancer had returned and he would be taking a "leave of presence."
"What in the world is a leave of presence?" Ebert wrote in his blog. "It means I am not going away. My intent is to continue to write selected reviews but to leave the rest to a talented team of writers handpicked and greatly admired by me."
Ebert reviewed films for the Sun-Times for 46 years and on TV for 31, the Sun-Times reported. He also won a Pulitzer in 1975.