CHICAGO -- Chicago police say Jussie Smollett is suspected of filing a false police report about a racially charged attack he says occurred as he walked to his apartment building in the Streeterville neighborhood last ...Read more
(UPI) A driver on a road in Thailand stopped speeding highway traffic to rescue a stray kitten he spotted stranded in the middle of the road.
Teera Potisat, 28, said he was driving home Tuesday with his girlfriend, ...Read more
Oscars producers have provided some clarity on who's doing what during Sunday's host-less Academy Awards telecast and enlisted a roster of diverse movie-lovers to do it.
The fourth round of presenters was announced ...Read more
(UPI) Firefighters in Florida came to the rescue of a puppy who spent most of a day trapped in wet concrete that was slowly drying around him.
Palm Beach County Fire Rescue said the puppy, named Benji, was stuck in wet ...Read more
CHICAGO -- "Empire" actor Jussie Smollett has surrendered to Chicago police and is due in court later Thursday to face a felony charge of disorderly conduct for allegedly making a false police report when he said he was ...Read more
If opportunity arrives well-dressed, making formal announcements and invitations, it's an anomaly and something to celebrate. In the spirit of readying yourself for tomorrow's Mercury and Jupiter square, remind yourself ...Read more
You never know which trilogy will, in fact, call it quits after round three. After that viciously sentimental and ruthlessly prolonged farewell in Disney-Pixar's "Toy Story 3," for example, you might assume that goodbye ...Read more
BOHEMIAN RHAPSODY. 2.5 stars. Brian Singer directs this tame, cliched biopic on Freddy Mercury and Queen. With Rami Malek, Lucy Boynton and Gwilym Lee. 2 hrs. 15 PG-13 (suggestive material, profanity, drug content) -- Dan ...Read more
When the best picture winner is announced at the Oscars on Sunday, the statues will go to the film's producers. Fundamentally, it's the producers who got the film made.
But what does that even mean? It's not hard to suss ...Read more
Once again, a great comic book an even better TV show -- without slavishly following the source material. "The Umbrella Academy," currently streaming on Netflix, tells the same story as the comics in broad strokes, but ...Read more
CHICAGO -- In little more than three weeks, "Empire" actor Jussie Smollett went from a sympathetic victim of a racist, anti-gay attack to an accused liar whose allegedly staged assault further roiled divisions across the ...Read more
CHICAGO -- Musician R. Kelly will vacate his Near West Side recording studio because a judge has ordered him "not to be creative between 9:00 p.m. and 9:00 a.m.," according to a statement from his lawyer.
The studio is ...Read more
(UPI) A loose emu spotted was spotted wandering a Pennsylvania neighborhood, but in the end it was able to give neighbors and police the slip.
Gary Willders said he spotted the emu in his front yard, just outside of Dover...Read more
(UPI) A professional reptile handler was called to a neighborhood in India where locals found a cobra with its head trapped in a beer can.
Mirza Mohd, a professional snake rescuer, responded Tuesday to the neighborhood in...Read more
(UPI) Customs officials in Texas said they seized nearly $13 million worth of meth concealed inside a shipment of frozen strawberries.
U.S. Customs and Border Protection said a 42-year-old Mexican citizen with a ...Read more
(UPI) A North Carolina couple said they bought their first-ever lottery ticket and ended up winning a $110,000 jackpot.
Angel and Sarah Martinez of Statesville told North Carolina Education Lottery officials the Quick ...Read more
(UPI) A New Mexico man captured video when he came across an unusual weather phenomenon -- a swirling "snownado."
Antonio Chiquito posted a video to Facebook showing the "snownado," a mini tornado sweeping snow high up ...Read more
(UPI) A dog missing since the Camp Fire in California was found 101 days later, and is believed to have survived by hunting skunks.
The Ballejos family said the dog, Kingston, jumped out of the back of their pickup truck ...Read more
CHICAGO -- In another puzzling twist in the investigation of a reported attack on "Empire" actor Jussie Smollett, the Cook County state's attorney recused herself from the case Tuesday as prosecutors in her office began ...Read more
The more globally famous the celebrity, the tougher audiences tend to be on a biopic. Unless it's "Bohemian Rhapsody," because, you know. All those hits.
A different sort of hit-making and punishment-taking sets the tone ...Read more
- Barbra Streisand, José Andrés, Queen Latifah to introduce best-picture Oscar nominees
- State's attorney recuses herself from Jussie Smollett investigation as prosecutors question former suspects
- Chicago police say Jussie Smollett is suspect in criminal probe over alleged attack
- Karl Lagerfeld, designer who translated the mood of the moment and saved Chanel, dies
- Brothers tied to alleged attack on 'Empire' actor Jussie Smollett meet with prosecutors, detectives
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