Tributes To Michael Jackson Flow On 10th Death AnniversaryThe death of Jackson was a massive cultural phenomenon, bringing an outpouring of public affection and revival of his songs and largely erasing the taint that remained after his criminal trial, despite his acquittal.
Naperville 'Jeopardy!' Champ Playing In World Series Of Poker EventsThe Naperville-native became a celebrity during a 32-game "Jeopardy!" win streak, earning more than $2.4 million before losing in early June.
Cuba Gooding Jr. Pleads Not Guilty To Groping Woman At BarA 29-year-old woman told police that Gooding place his hand on her breast and squeezed it without her consent Sunday night at Magic Hour Rooftop Bar & Lounge. The woman said she believed Gooding was intoxicated.
Illinois State Museum Names Director After Nationwide SearchShe has served in leadership posts at the Abbe Museum in Maine and the General Lew Wallace Study and Museum in Indiana, which won awards during her tenure.
1st Black Priest In US, Ex-Slave, Positioned For SainthoodHe endured three years of racism in Quincy before "Good Father Gus" moved to Chicago. He is buried in Quincy.
Q&A: Coffee With Bill Murray And Jim JarmuschIn "The Dead Don't Die," Jarmusch's wry but impassioned zombie tale, Murray plays the veteran sheriff of a small town called Centerville populated by Jarmusch regulars, among them Tilda Swinton, Adam Driver, Chloe Sevigny, Tom Waits and Steve Buscemi.
'I Love What That Job Has Brought Me': Chris Redd On 'Saturday Night Live', The Second City, 'Deep Murder'Redd discusses his experience on "Saturday Night Live" and his new movie "Deep Murder."
AP Exclusive: 25 Years After Murders, OJ Says 'Life Is Fine'For a man who once lived for the spotlight , Simpson has generally kept a low profile since his release from prison in October 2017 after serving nine years for a robbery and kidnapping conviction in Las Vegas. He insisted his conviction and sentence for trying to steal back his own memorabilia were unfair but said: "I believe in the legal system and I honored it. I served my time."
Tony Highlights: A Historic Win And A Strong Night For Women"I wish I wasn't the only woman directing a musical on Broadway this season," she said. "There are so many women who are ready to go. There are so many artists of color who are ready to go. ... This is not a pipeline issue. It is a failure of imagination by a field whose job is to imagine the way the world could be."
The Annual Chicago Blues Festival Kicks Off This Friday"You don't need to be a blues fan to enjoy good music. The Chicago Blues Festival will be featuring some great music for all people who love good music. Fast, slow, upbeat, and ballads, there will be something good for everyone to enjoy and feel."
'Dr. John,' Funky New Orleans 'Night-Tripper' Musician, Dies
Ebony Photo Archive To Be Auctioned To Pay CreditorsThe collection of 4 million images chronicles the civil rights movement and the lives of prominent figures such as Billie Holiday and Muhammad Ali. It was once appraised at $46 million.
Rolling Stones Add Guest Artists To North American TourSt. Paul & The Broken Bones will be on hand when the tour launches at Chicago's Soldier Field on June 21, followed by Whiskey Myers on the second Chicago date, June 25.
Smollett Will Not Return To 'Empire'Lee Daniels tweeted a denial to an earlier report by Variety that the show's writers were planning a comeback for Smollett's character.
Barry Jenkins To Direct Film About Choreographer Alvin AileyRaised in segregated rural Texas, Ailey became a pioneering choreographer, dancer and director who helped popularize modern dance.