News » Page 2

In this Aug. 15, 1989 file photo ,Joan Rivers announces that she is starting a new syndicated talk show, "The Joan Rivers Show," in Los Angeles. Rivers, the raucous, acid-tongued comedian who crashed the male-dominated realm of late-night talk shows and turned Hollywood red carpets into danger zones for badly dressed celebrities, died Thursday, Sept. 4, 2014. She was 81. Rivers was hospitalized Aug. 28, after going into cardiac arrest at a doctor's office. (AP Photo/Nick Ut, File)

in Features

2014 Notable Deaths

The celebrities we have lost this year.

12-overlay2

in Trending, Viral Videos

TODAY’S MUST SEE: ‘Star Wars’ minus music

Without John Williams, the Throne Room would be a scene full of people creepily smiling at each other.

citrus

in Weird

Captain Citrus: OJ crusader, crime fighter

Florida has a muscular new superhero who promotes orange juice while battling evil through the power of the sun.

airconditioning

in National

White House proposes new energy efficiency rules

The latest efforts include standards for commercial air conditioning units that could slash energy use.

NFL

in Sports

NFL, players’ union agree on revised drug policy

The new policy includes HGH testing starting this season.

police_lights

in Local

Girl, 3, Safe after Abduction

Mom, who has neither custody nor visitation rights, is jailed

In this undated photo, Jimi Hendrix performs with a Fender Stratocaster electric guitar. The Stratocaster, used by countless professional and amateur musicians, celebrates its 60th anniversary in 2014.

in Entertainment

Today in entertainment history: Sept. 18

A look back on some of Hollywood's most memorable moments.

municipalcenter

in Local

Meat “Harvest” Facility, Market Denied Zoning Variance

Springfield Planning and Planning Commission turns back request on a 4-3 vote

ballot

in Election 2014, Local

GOP Appeal Seeks to Knock Libertarian off Ballot

A Sangamon County judge is considering an appeal by Republican attorneys to remove a Libertarian candidate for Illinois governor from the November ballot.

rauner

in Local

Rauner Unveils Ethics Reform Plan

Plan for ethics reform contains some new and not-so-new proposals

Illinois Republican gubernatorial candidate businessman Bruce Rauner participates in a Republican gubernatorial candidate debate Tuesday, Feb. 18, 2014, in Springfield, Ill. The four Republican gubernatorial candidates said that they’ll be willing to work with unions if elected but differed on how to approach the relationship during a downstate debate that largely focused on pension reform, taxes and just briefly on personal issues that have dogged some of the candidates.

in Local

Rauner Dodges Question about Football and Domestic Violence

Criminal allegations against pro football players are finding their way into the Illinois governor's race

jameis

in Sports

Florida State’s Winston benched half a game

Heisman Trophy-winning QB Jameis Winston will be punished after shouting sexually-obscene comments in the student union.

frozen

in Entertainment, Weird

‘Frozen’ wedding gown for brides who can’t ‘Let it Go’

Brides everywhere can soon get married in true Disney fairytale style.

islamicstate

in National, World

Obama vows not to fight another ground war in Iraq

Support for ISIS increased after U.S. airstrikes began in Iraq and the militant group may take more hostages, senior officials say.

ball_chatham

in Local

Former Glenwood HS Student Arrested for Twitter Threat

A non-specific Twitter threat sent Chatham Police and Glenwood High School staff into action Wednesday.

nfl

in Sports

NFL back on the road with extra game in London

The NFL roadshow rolls into London again next week for the first of three games designed to build its international fan base.

taylorswift

in Entertainment

Taylor Swift leads ‘best dressed’ list

The annual list of celebrity style icons includes Oscar-winner Lupita Nyong'o, Rihanna, and Blake Shelton.

fire

in Local

Police Seek Tips on East Side Arson

Springfield Police are looking for help finding those responsible for a couple of arson incidents on the city's east side.

nba

in Entertainment, Sports

‘NBA 2K15′ adds 3D face mapping for latest game

"NBA 2K15" is angling for a slam dunk with an innovative new feature that allows players to put their game faces on.

Recent Headlines

in Entertainment

Today in entertainment history: Sept. 19

elvis2

Alook back at the Hollywood headlines that made history.

in Entertainment

Kevin Spacey’s stalker sentenced to 4 years

kevin

A Massachusetts woman who threatened to torture the actor has been sentenced to more than four years behind bars.

in Music

Iggy Azalea sues her ex

iggy

The pop star alleges her ex copied files and footage from her computer.

in Music

James Brown’s kids allege abuse, murder

jamesbrown

Grisly new books detail Brown's reputation as an abusive husband and suggest the singer was murdered.

in Entertainment

Nick Cannon’s $2M – yes, $2 million! – shoes

cannon

The shoes hold more than 14,000 full-cut diamonds set in white gold with a weight of 340 carats.