Leonardo DiCaprio named UN Messenger of Peace

Updated 3 days ago   
By: Eileen Cofre

UNITED NATIONS- Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has appointed Leonardo DiCaprio as a United Nations Messenger of Peace to help promote global action on climate change.   &n..
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Bill Cosby to loan art collection to Smithsonian

Updated 4 days ago   
By: Eileen Cofre

WASHINGTON- After amassing a private collection of African-American Art over four decades, Bill Cosby and his wife Camille plan to showcase their holdings for the first time in an ..
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Kermit the Frog's "Note to Self"

Updated 7 days ago   
By: Eileen Cofre

"Dear Kermit the tadpole..." Kermit the Frog has made kids and adults laugh for nearly 60 years.Today Kermit looks back at his entertaining life, from his early days with the Muppe..
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Veteran's Country Jam comes to Southwest Florida

Updated 1 week ago   
By: Eileen Cofre

NORTH FORT MYERS, Fla.- Veterans in Southwest Florida are getting a musical tribute.Country Jam announced a concert will take place in late October and some big country names will ..
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Comedian Joan Rivers dies at age 81

Updated 2 weeks ago   
By: Eileen Cofre

NEW YORK, N.Y. - Comedian Joan Rivers has died at a New York hospital at the age of 81. Word of her death comes from her daughter, Melissa. Joan Rivers was hospitalized last week a..
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Carrie Underwood announces pregnancy

Updated 2 weeks ago   
By: Eileen Cofre

NASHVILLE, Tenn. - Country star Carrie Underwood and NHL player Mike Fisher chose the Labor Day holiday to announce they are expecting their first child.    Underwoo..
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Apple says some celebrity accounts compromised

Updated 2 weeks ago   
By: Eileen Cofre

NEW YORK, N.Y. - Apple says that some celebrity accounts were deliberately targeted and hacked, leading to the posting of nude photos online.    The company says its..
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Ontario police: Bieber charged with assault

Updated 2 weeks ago   
By: Eileen Cofre

TORONTO - Canadian pop star Justin Bieber faces new charges after police said Tuesday he was arrested for dangerous driving and assault following a collision between a minivan and ..
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Chris Brown pleads guilty to assault in Washington

Updated 2 weeks ago   
By: Eileen Cofre

WASHINGTON- Chris Brown pleaded guilty on Tuesday to punching a man in the face outside a Washington hotel, an assault that occurred while the singer was on probation for attacking..
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Cee Lo Green enters no contest plea in drug case

Updated 3 weeks ago   
By: Eileen Cofre

LOS ANGELES, Calif.- Cee Lo Green pleaded no contest Friday to one felony count of furnishing ecstasy to a woman during a 2012 dinner in Los Angeles and was sentenced to serve prob..
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Police officials: Joan Rivers rushed to hospital

Updated 3 weeks ago   
By: Eileen Cofre

NEW YORK, N.Y. - Two police officials say Joan Rivers has been rushed in cardiac arrest from a doctor's office to a New York City hospital.    The comedian's conditi..
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SeaWorld plans new killer whale environments

Updated 1 month ago   
By: Chel Bell

NEW YORK (AP) - Stung by criticism of its treatment of killer whales, SeaWorld said Friday it will build new, larger environments at its theme parks and will fund additional resear..
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Robin Williams' wife: He had Parkinson's disease

Updated 1 month ago   
By: Chel Bell

LOS ANGELES (AP) - Robin Williams was in the early stages of Parkinson's disease and was sober at the time of his suicide, his wife said Thursday.    In a statement,..
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Official: Robin Williams hanged himself with belt

Updated 1 month ago   
By: Chel Bell

SAN RAFAEL, Calif. (AP) - Authorities detailed Robin Williams' final moments Tuesday, saying the actor and comedian hanged himself with a belt in his San Francisco Bay Area home.&n..
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Robin Williams, boisterous comedy star, dead at 63

Updated 1 month ago   
By: Ann Peay

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - He was the funniest guy in the room, something that made it all the harder for friends and fans to accept that beneath that reservoir of frenetic energy and se..
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Hearing rescheduled in Justin Bieber DUI case

Updated 1 month ago   
By: Chel Bell

MIAMI (AP) - A Miami-Dade County judge has postponed a hearing to determine whether Justin Bieber will be tried on charges of driving under the influence and resisting arrest. ..
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Crayola to open family attraction in Orlando

Updated 2 months ago   
By: Chel Bell

EASTON, Pa. (AP) - Crayon manufacturer Crayola is building a family attraction in Florida, similar to the one it operates in its home state of Pennsylvania, and more could be on th..
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Elaine Stritch, brash stage legend, dies at 89

Updated 2 months ago   
By: Chel Bell

NEW YORK (AP) - Elaine Stritch, the brash theater performer whose gravelly, gin-laced voice and impeccable comic timing made her a Broadway legend, has died. She was 89.  ..
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Off The Hook Comedy Club laughs into a new home.

Updated 2 months ago   
By: John Trierweiler

LEE COUNTY, Fla. - Get ready to laugh in an all new spot, as Off The Hook Comedy Club sets out to crack jokes in their new home, at The House of Brewz Taps and Tapas in Gulf Coast ..
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Visitors wait 5 hours for Harry Potter ride

Updated 2 months ago   
By: Chel Bell

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) - For a second day in a row, visitors are waiting up to five hours to get on a new Harry Potter ride at Universal Orlando Resort in Florida.    A ..
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