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  • Christian music fest rocks West Toledo

    Christian music fest rocks West Toledo

    Sunday, July 27 2014 11:20 PM EDT2014-07-28 03:20:10 GMT
    Christian music filled the air in West Toledo Sunday at the annual Exclaim music festival at the Monsignor Schmit CYO Athletic Complex.
    Christian music filled the air in West Toledo Sunday at the annual Exclaim music festival at the Monsignor Schmit CYO Athletic Complex.
  • Driver hits, injures woman while fleeing from angry Zombie Walk crowd

    Driver hits, injures woman while fleeing from angry Zombie Walk crowd

    Sunday, July 27 2014 10:08 PM EDT2014-07-28 02:08:41 GMT
    A driver struck and seriously injured a woman while fleeing from angry members of the annual Zombie Walk held during Comic-Con, police said.
    A driver struck and seriously injured a woman while fleeing from angry members of the annual Zombie Walk held during Comic-Con, police said.
  • 'Lucy' tops 'Hercules' with $44M at box office

    'Lucy' tops 'Hercules' with $44M at box office

    Sunday, July 27 2014 2:42 PM EDT2014-07-27 18:42:31 GMT
     Luc Besson's "Lucy" proved mind can overpower muscle, topping a remake of "Hercules" by director Brett Ratner at the box office on the weekend.
     Luc Besson's "Lucy" proved mind can overpower muscle, topping a remake of "Hercules" by director Brett Ratner at the box office on the weekend.
  • Skyhawk ride cable snaps, 2 hurt at Cedar Point

    Skyhawk ride cable snaps, 2 hurt at Cedar Point

    Sunday, July 27 2014 12:39 PM EDT2014-07-27 16:39:42 GMT
    SANDUSKY, Ohio - Two people were injured Saturday night by a ride at the Cedar Point amusement park in Sandusky.A cable on the Skyhawk swing ride's carriages disconnected at around 10 p.m., according to a Cedar Point spokesperson.The cable then came in contact with two guests. One victim was treated and released at the scene. The other was transported to a local hospital for evaluation, the spokesperson adds.Ride crews had immediately shut down the Skyhawk ride and notified the park's emergen...
    SANDUSKY, Ohio - Two people were injured Saturday night by a ride at the Cedar Point amusement park in Sandusky.A cable on the Skyhawk swing ride's carriages disconnected at around 10 p.m., according to a Cedar Point spokesperson.The cable then came in contact with two guests. One victim was treated and released at the scene. The other was transported to a local hospital for evaluation, the spokesperson adds.Ride crews had immediately shut down the Skyhawk ride and notified the park's emergen...
  • Amie's, Charlie's take top honors at Pizza Palooza

    Amie's, Charlie's take top honors at Pizza Palooza

    Sunday, July 27 2014 10:55 AM EDT2014-07-27 14:55:37 GMT
    Pizza lovers are in heaven this weekend at Centennial Terrace in Sylvania as nine pizza vendors vie for top taste honors at Pizza Palooza.
    Pizza lovers are in heaven this weekend at Centennial Terrace in Sylvania as nine pizza vendors vie for top taste honors at Pizza Palooza.
  • 'Avengers' unleash 'Ultron' footage at Comic-Con, announce "Guardians" sequel

    'Avengers' unleash 'Ultron' footage at Comic-Con, announce "Guardians" sequel

    Saturday, July 26 2014 10:26 PM EDT2014-07-27 02:26:55 GMT
    Several members of "The Avengers" descended on Comic-Con to debut the first footage from the upcoming superhero sequel. Robert Downey Jr. , Chris Evans, Chris Hemsworth, Mark Ruffalo and Jeremy Renner were on hand with other cast members from "The Avengers: Age of Ultron," including Samuel L. Jackson and Colbie Smolders.
    Several members of "The Avengers" descended on Comic-Con to debut the first footage from the upcoming superhero sequel. Robert Downey Jr. , Chris Evans, Chris Hemsworth, Mark Ruffalo and Jeremy Renner were on hand with other cast members from "The Avengers: Age of Ultron," including Samuel L. Jackson and Colbie Smolders.
  • Aretha Franklin slams server's D-I-S-R-E-S-P-E-C-T

    Aretha Franklin slams server's D-I-S-R-E-S-P-E-C-T

    Saturday, July 26 2014 3:40 PM EDT2014-07-26 19:40:47 GMT
    Aretha Franklin has some harsh words for a server who showed D-I-S-R-E-S-P-E-C-T by telling the Queen of Soul she wasn't allowed to eat her takeout inside the restaurant.
    Aretha Franklin has some harsh words for a server who showed D-I-S-R-E-S-P-E-C-T by telling the Queen of Soul she wasn't allowed to eat her takeout inside the restaurant.
  • Radcliffe goes undercover as Spidey at Comic-Con

    Radcliffe goes undercover as Spidey at Comic-Con

    Saturday, July 26 2014 3:35 PM EDT2014-07-26 19:35:44 GMT
     That guy in the Spider-Man suit you posed with at Comic-Con? It might have actually been Harry Potter. Daniel Radcliffe donned a Spidey mask to covertly mingle with fans on the showroom floor at the pop-culture convention.
     That guy in the Spider-Man suit you posed with at Comic-Con? It might have actually been Harry Potter. Daniel Radcliffe donned a Spidey mask to covertly mingle with fans on the showroom floor at the pop-culture convention.
  • Cedar Point among nominees for best U.S. theme park

    Cedar Point among nominees for best U.S. theme park

    Thursday, July 24 2014 12:43 PM EDT2014-07-24 16:43:06 GMT
    Sandusky's Cedar Point is in the running to be named best theme park in the country. The park is competing with 19 other sites for the top spot as part of a readers' choice contest put on by USA Today and 10Best.The online voting ends at noon August 11.In a 10Best contest this spring, readers named the Toledo Zoo the best zoo in the country.
    Sandusky's Cedar Point is in the running to be named best theme park in the country. The park is competing with 19 other sites for the top spot as part of a readers' choice contest put on by USA Today and 10Best.The online voting ends at noon August 11.In a 10Best contest this spring, readers named the Toledo Zoo the best zoo in the country.
  • McComb boil advisory lifted

    McComb boil advisory lifted

    Tuesday, July 22 2014 2:20 PM EDT2014-07-22 18:20:49 GMT
    The village of McComb's boil advisory is no longer in effect.
    The village of McComb's boil advisory is no longer in effect.
  • Mother, daughter go head-to-head in auctioneer competition

    Mother, daughter go head-to-head in auctioneer competition

    Sunday, July 20 2014 2:05 PM EDT2014-07-20 18:05:41 GMT
    They work together in the family business, but when it comes to competition, they go head to head.In Toledo, Beth Rose is a well-known auctioneer.She comes from a long-line of bid callers, and so does her daughter.At 28 years of age, Sara Rose-Bytnar is mastering the family business and trying to one-up her own mother.During the International Auctioneer Championship in Louisville, Kentucky, Sara took first runner up in the women's division for bid calling.To do so, she had to out-bid her mom....
    They work together in the family business, but when it comes to competition, they go head to head.In Toledo, Beth Rose is a well-known auctioneer.She comes from a long-line of bid callers, and so does her daughter.At 28 years of age, Sara Rose-Bytnar is mastering the family business and trying to one-up her own mother.During the International Auctioneer Championship in Louisville, Kentucky, Sara took first runner up in the women's division for bid calling.To do so, she had to out-bid her mom....
  • UK court orders 'Glee' name change in legal row

    UK court orders 'Glee' name change in legal row

    Saturday, July 19 2014 8:40 PM EDT2014-07-20 00:40:48 GMT
    Glum news for "Glee" — Britain's High Court ruled Friday that the musical TV show must change its name because it breaches the trademark of a chain of comedy clubs.
    Glum news for "Glee" — Britain's High Court ruled Friday that the musical TV show must change its name because it breaches the trademark of a chain of comedy clubs.
  • Thousands expected at African American Festival this weekend

    Thousands expected at African American Festival this weekend

    Friday, July 18 2014 2:16 PM EDT2014-07-18 18:16:28 GMT
    Thousands of people are expected to attend the 10th annual African American Festival this weekend. It's a family-friendly event hosted by the Toledo Urban Federal Credit Union and the University of Toledo.
    Thousands of people are expected to attend the 10th annual African American Festival this weekend. It's a family-friendly event hosted by the Toledo Urban Federal Credit Union and the University of Toledo.
  • No fireworks at the Big House

    No fireworks at the Big House

    Friday, July 18 2014 5:39 AM EDT2014-07-18 09:39:10 GMT
    ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) - The University of Michigan regents have rejected the athletic department's proposal to light up the football field this fall with the help of fireworks displays.Thursday's meeting in Ann Arbor was the first for new university President Mark Schlissel.The athletic department proposed using fireworks during home games against Miami University on Sept. 13 and Penn State on Oct. 11.Thursday's votes were 4-3 against fireworks at the Miami game and 5-2 against them at the Pe...
    ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) - The University of Michigan regents have rejected the athletic department's proposal to light up the football field this fall with the help of fireworks displays.Thursday's meeting in Ann Arbor was the first for new university President Mark Schlissel.The athletic department proposed using fireworks during home games against Miami University on Sept. 13 and Penn State on Oct. 11.Thursday's votes were 4-3 against fireworks at the Miami game and 5-2 against them at the Pe...
  • Ohio Lottery logs record sales, $904M in profits

    Ohio Lottery logs record sales, $904M in profits

    The Ohio Lottery is reporting another year of record-high sales and profits, boosted partly by revenue from new video lottery terminals at three racino sites.
    The Ohio Lottery is reporting another year of record-high sales and profits, boosted partly by revenue from new video lottery terminals at three racino sites.
  • Journey coming to Toledo in September

    Journey coming to Toledo in September

    Monday, July 14 2014 12:08 PM EDT2014-07-14 16:08:41 GMT
    The iconic rock band, Journey, will play Toledo's Huntington Center on September 7th.Livenation.com and Ticketmaster.com are the place to go to get your seats which go on sale on July 18th at 10 a.m.In a career spanning five decades and 19 Top 40 singles, Journey remains one of the most popular bands in the world.The current line up includes Neal Schon, Jonathan Cain, Ross Valory, Deen Castronovo, and Arnel Pineda.
    The iconic rock band, Journey, will play Toledo's Huntington Center on September 7th.Livenation.com and Ticketmaster.com are the place to go to get your seats which go on sale on July 18th at 10 a.m.In a career spanning five decades and 19 Top 40 singles, Journey remains one of the most popular bands in the world.The current line up includes Neal Schon, Jonathan Cain, Ross Valory, Deen Castronovo, and Arnel Pineda.
  • Archie comic will die taking a bullet for his gay best friend

    Archie comic will die taking a bullet for his gay best friend

    Monday, July 14 2014 6:52 AM EDT2014-07-14 10:52:25 GMT
    LOS ANGELES (AP) - Archie Andrews will die taking a bullet for his gay best friend.The famous freckle-faced comic book icon is meeting his demise in Wednesday's installment of "Life with Archie" when he intervenes in an assassination attempt on Kevin Keller, Archie Comics' first openly gay character. Andrews' death, which was first announced in April, will mark the conclusion of the series that focuses on grown-up renditions of Andrews and his Riverdale pals."The way in which Archie dies is e...
    LOS ANGELES (AP) - Archie Andrews will die taking a bullet for his gay best friend.The famous freckle-faced comic book icon is meeting his demise in Wednesday's installment of "Life with Archie" when he intervenes in an assassination attempt on Kevin Keller, Archie Comics' first openly gay character. Andrews' death, which was first announced in April, will mark the conclusion of the series that focuses on grown-up renditions of Andrews and his Riverdale pals."The way in which Archie dies is e...
  • 'Planet of the Apes' thumps chest with $73M debut

    'Planet of the Apes' thumps chest with $73M debut

    Sunday, July 13 2014 3:07 PM EDT2014-07-13 19:07:16 GMT
     The monkey business is a good business to be in at the box office. "Dawn of the Planet of the Apes" roared to $73 million on its opening weekend, one of the summer's best debuts.
     The monkey business is a good business to be in at the box office. "Dawn of the Planet of the Apes" roared to $73 million on its opening weekend, one of the summer's best debuts.
  • Cosby back to TV

    Cosby back to TV

    Sunday, July 13 2014 2:39 PM EDT2014-07-13 18:39:22 GMT
    NBC says Bill Cosby could be returning to the network with a new comedy as soon as next summer.
    NBC says Bill Cosby could be returning to the network with a new comedy as soon as next summer.
  • Trump Plaza casino in Atlantic City to close

    Trump Plaza casino in Atlantic City to close

    Sunday, July 13 2014 2:38 PM EDT2014-07-13 18:38:27 GMT
    The owners of the Trump Plaza casino in Atlantic City say they expect to shut it down in mid-September.
    The owners of the Trump Plaza casino in Atlantic City say they expect to shut it down in mid-September.
  • Bobby Brown out of New Edition tour

    Bobby Brown out of New Edition tour

    Saturday, July 12 2014 3:54 PM EDT2014-07-12 19:54:35 GMT
    Bobby Brown is leaving a reunion tour with the group New Edition to focus on his health.
    Bobby Brown is leaving a reunion tour with the group New Edition to focus on his health.
  • Tommy Ramone dies at age 65

    Tommy Ramone dies at age 65

    Saturday, July 12 2014 10:40 AM EDT2014-07-12 14:40:02 GMT
    (AP)- Tommy Ramone, a co-founder of the seminal punk band the Ramones and the last surviving member of the original group, has died, a business associate said Saturday.Dave Frey, who works for Ramones Productions and Silent Partner Management, confirmed that Ramone died on Friday. Frey didn't have additional details. Ramone was 65. Tommy Ramone, a drummer, co-founded the Ramones in 1974 in New York along with singer Joey Ramone, bassist Dee Dee Ramone and guitarist Johnny Ramone. All four ban...
    (AP)- Tommy Ramone, a co-founder of the seminal punk band the Ramones and the last surviving member of the original group, has died, a business associate said Saturday.Dave Frey, who works for Ramones Productions and Silent Partner Management, confirmed that Ramone died on Friday. Frey didn't have additional details. Ramone was 65. Tommy Ramone, a drummer, co-founded the Ramones in 1974 in New York along with singer Joey Ramone, bassist Dee Dee Ramone and guitarist Johnny Ramone. All four ban...
  • 2014 Emmy nominations announced

    2014 Emmy nominations announced

    Thursday, July 10 2014 9:03 AM EDT2014-07-10 13:03:57 GMT
    LOS ANGELES (AP) - There is fierce jockeying for Emmy nominations in the premier drama and comedy series categories, with newcomers "True Detective" and "Orange is the New Black" making strategic moves to boost their chances.The nominations were announced early Thursday by the Academy of Television Arts Sciences.HBO's critically acclaimed "True Detective" has the trappings of a miniseries, with its closed-ended story and movie-star leads Matthew McConaughey and Woody Harrelson, who have said...
    LOS ANGELES (AP) - There is fierce jockeying for Emmy nominations in the premier drama and comedy series categories, with newcomers "True Detective" and "Orange is the New Black" making strategic moves to boost their chances.The nominations were announced early Thursday by the Academy of Television Arts Sciences.HBO's critically acclaimed "True Detective" has the trappings of a miniseries, with its closed-ended story and movie-star leads Matthew McConaughey and Woody Harrelson, who have said...
  • Harry Potter is back in new J.K. Rowling story

    Harry Potter is back in new J.K. Rowling story

    Tuesday, July 8 2014 9:41 AM EDT2014-07-08 13:41:41 GMT
    LONDON (AP) - Harry Potter is back - mysterious, married, and going gray.J.K. Rowling has given fans a glimpse of the grown-up boy wizard in a new story posted Tuesday on her Pottermore website.It's the first update since "Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows" was published in 2007, but Rowling spokesman Mark Hutchinson said there are "no plans" for a new Potter novel.The 1,500-word story describes Harry, about to turn 34, attending the final of the Quidditch World Cup with his family and old...
    LONDON (AP) - Harry Potter is back - mysterious, married, and going gray.J.K. Rowling has given fans a glimpse of the grown-up boy wizard in a new story posted Tuesday on her Pottermore website.It's the first update since "Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows" was published in 2007, but Rowling spokesman Mark Hutchinson said there are "no plans" for a new Potter novel.The 1,500-word story describes Harry, about to turn 34, attending the final of the Quidditch World Cup with his family and old...
  • Changes coming for Time Warner Cable customers

    Changes coming for Time Warner Cable customers

    Monday, July 7 2014 3:46 PM EDT2014-07-07 19:46:51 GMT
    For viewers who watch 13abc on Time Warner Cable, some changes are headed your way later this week. If you have a direct connection to your digital television, you will need to rescan. If you use a set-top box or converted analog feed on Time Warner, your service should not be interrupted. If you have questions, you can contact Time Warner at this number: 1-800-892-4357. Again, this is just for digital direct connections on Time Warner and involves a simple re-scan to receive 13abc’s signal o...
    For viewers who watch 13abc on Time Warner Cable, some changes are headed your way later this week. If you have a direct connection to your digital television, you will need to rescan. If you use a set-top box or converted analog feed on Time Warner, your service should not be interrupted. If you have questions, you can contact Time Warner at this number: 1-800-892-4357. Again, this is just for digital direct connections on Time Warner and involves a simple re-scan to receive 13abc’s signal o...
  • Harrison Ford injury will delay new Star Wars movie for two weeks

    Harrison Ford injury will delay new Star Wars movie for two weeks

    Sunday, July 6 2014 7:10 PM EDT2014-07-06 23:10:56 GMT
    NEW YORK (AP) - Harrison Ford's injury will cause production on "Star Wars: Episode VII" to be suspended for two weeks.Disney announced Sunday that shooting would be halted for two weeks in August to adjust the production schedule following Ford's injury.
    NEW YORK (AP) - Harrison Ford's injury will cause production on "Star Wars: Episode VII" to be suspended for two weeks.Disney announced Sunday that shooting would be halted for two weeks in August to adjust the production schedule following Ford's injury.
  • 'Transformers' tops 'Tammy' on weak July 4 weekend

    'Transformers' tops 'Tammy' on weak July 4 weekend

    Sunday, July 6 2014 3:21 PM EDT2014-07-06 19:21:11 GMT
    The Fourth of July went off like a dud at the box office, as the Michael Bay sequel "Transformers: Age of Extinction" and the Melisa McCarthy comedy "Tammy" led the weakest summer holiday weekend in at least a decade.
    The Fourth of July went off like a dud at the box office, as the Michael Bay sequel "Transformers: Age of Extinction" and the Melisa McCarthy comedy "Tammy" led the weakest summer holiday weekend in at least a decade.
  • Dog featured on 13abc's "Pet Project" now a therapy dog

    Dog featured on 13abc's "Pet Project" now a therapy dog

    Sunday, July 6 2014 2:56 PM EDT2014-07-06 18:56:35 GMT
    Meet Boo - a Pomeranian that appeared on Pet Project last year and now has a new home and a new career as a therapy dog.
    Meet Boo - a Pomeranian that appeared on Pet Project last year and now has a new home and a new career as a therapy dog.
  • Former 'Scandal' actor Short arrested in Texas

    Former 'Scandal' actor Short arrested in Texas

    Saturday, July 5 2014 10:13 PM EDT2014-07-06 02:13:12 GMT
    Former "Scandal" actor Columbus Short has been arrested in Dallas for public intoxication.
    Former "Scandal" actor Columbus Short has been arrested in Dallas for public intoxication.
  • World Series of Poker starts Saturday

    World Series of Poker starts Saturday

    Saturday, July 5 2014 5:50 PM EDT2014-07-05 21:50:32 GMT
    Hundreds of poker players with dreams of World Series of Poker glory started a marathon toward poker's richest prize on Saturday - a guaranteed $10 million payday and a place in history among the winners of the main event.
    Hundreds of poker players with dreams of World Series of Poker glory started a marathon toward poker's richest prize on Saturday - a guaranteed $10 million payday and a place in history among the winners of the main event.
  • Joey Chestnut gets mustard yellow belt and fiancee

    Joey Chestnut gets mustard yellow belt and fiancee

    Friday, July 4 2014 3:30 PM EDT2014-07-04 19:30:16 GMT
    High-ranking chowhound Joey "Jaws" Chestnut dropped to one knee and proposed to his longtime girlfriend before Friday's annual hot dog eating contest, then packed away 61 franks and buns to hold onto his coveted mustard yellow winner's belt.
    High-ranking chowhound Joey "Jaws" Chestnut dropped to one knee and proposed to his longtime girlfriend before Friday's annual hot dog eating contest, then packed away 61 franks and buns to hold onto his coveted mustard yellow winner's belt.
  • "Slingshot" extreme ride now open at Cedar Point

    "Slingshot" extreme ride now open at Cedar Point

    Friday, July 4 2014 2:33 PM EDT2014-07-04 18:33:42 GMT
    For the third time this summer, a new ride is opening at cedar point. This one is not for everyone. Cedar Point calls it slingshot. It's easy to see why. This new extreme thrill ride is essentially a giant slingshot. It flings you and another rider 360 feet in the air at 60 miles per hour while in a harness at the center of two cables. Slingshot is the latest addition to the renovated Gemini midway this season, along with Lake Erie Eagles and Pipescream. But unlike those rides, Slingshot it ...
    For the third time this summer, a new ride is opening at cedar point. This one is not for everyone. Cedar Point calls it slingshot. It's easy to see why. This new extreme thrill ride is essentially a giant slingshot. It flings you and another rider 360 feet in the air at 60 miles per hour while in a harness at the center of two cables. Slingshot is the latest addition to the renovated Gemini midway this season, along with Lake Erie Eagles and Pipescream. But unlike those rides, Slingshot it ...
  • Dolly Parton thrills crowd at Glastonbury Festival

    Dolly Parton thrills crowd at Glastonbury Festival

    Sunday, June 29 2014 8:40 PM EDT2014-06-30 00:40:59 GMT
    Dolly Parton has won over legions of hard rock fans at England's Glastonbury Festival, one of the biggest events on the summer calendar.
    Dolly Parton has won over legions of hard rock fans at England's Glastonbury Festival, one of the biggest events on the summer calendar.
  • 1 dead, 5 injured in awards party violence in LA

    1 dead, 5 injured in awards party violence in LA

    Sunday, June 29 2014 3:49 PM EDT2014-06-29 19:49:07 GMT
    Police say one person was killed and five injured in two separate incidents at parties ahead of the BET Awards in Los Angeles.
    Police say one person was killed and five injured in two separate incidents at parties ahead of the BET Awards in Los Angeles.
  • 'Designing Women' star Meshach Taylor dies at 67

    'Designing Women' star Meshach Taylor dies at 67

    Sunday, June 29 2014 3:11 PM EDT2014-06-29 19:11:38 GMT
    Meshach Taylor, who played a lovable ex-convict surrounded by boisterous Southern belles on the sitcom "Designing Women" and appeared in numerous other TV and film roles, died of cancer at age 67, his agent said Sunday. Taylor died Saturday at his home near Los Angeles.
    Meshach Taylor, who played a lovable ex-convict surrounded by boisterous Southern belles on the sitcom "Designing Women" and appeared in numerous other TV and film roles, died of cancer at age 67, his agent said Sunday. Taylor died Saturday at his home near Los Angeles.
  • Aereo suspends service after Supreme Court ruling

    Aereo suspends service after Supreme Court ruling

    Sunday, June 29 2014 2:18 PM EDT2014-06-29 18:18:37 GMT
    Online-streaming service Aereo Inc. is temporarily closing down its operation, three days after it was dealt an unfavorable ruling by the U.S. Supreme Court.
    Online-streaming service Aereo Inc. is temporarily closing down its operation, three days after it was dealt an unfavorable ruling by the U.S. Supreme Court.
  • 'Transformers' unearths $100M debut at box office

    'Transformers' unearths $100M debut at box office

    Sunday, June 29 2014 2:12 PM EDT2014-06-29 18:12:38 GMT
    "Transformers: Age of Extinction" is ruling the box office. The fourth installment in filmmaker Michael Bay's morphing robots series earned $100 million in North America during its opening weekend.
    "Transformers: Age of Extinction" is ruling the box office. The fourth installment in filmmaker Michael Bay's morphing robots series earned $100 million in North America during its opening weekend.
  • Shia LaBeouf, 'not famous' but still in headlines

    Shia LaBeouf, 'not famous' but still in headlines

    Saturday, June 28 2014 9:02 PM EDT2014-06-29 01:02:05 GMT
    Witnessing Shia LaBeouf's recent off-screen and offstage antics is getting to be like watching a slow-moving train wreck. Has he become the male equivalent of Amanda Bynes?
    Witnessing Shia LaBeouf's recent off-screen and offstage antics is getting to be like watching a slow-moving train wreck. Has he become the male equivalent of Amanda Bynes?
  • Amy Adams Speaks Out About Giving First Class Seat to US Soldier

    Amy Adams Speaks Out About Giving First Class Seat to US Soldier

    Saturday, June 28 2014 8:33 PM EDT2014-06-29 00:33:04 GMT
    Amy Adams with her seatmate in coach, after giving up her first class seat to a solider.Amy Adams with her seatmate in coach, after giving up her first class seat to a solider.
    Amy Adams gave up a first class seat to an American soldier, but it wasn't to garner attention. After landing in Los Angeles, the actress, who tried her best to stay low-key, was approached by a news camera. "I didn't do it for attention for myself," she told Inside Edition. "I did it for attention for the troops."
    Amy Adams gave up a first class seat to an American soldier, but it wasn't to garner attention. After landing in Los Angeles, the actress, who tried her best to stay low-key, was approached by a news camera. "I didn't do it for attention for myself," she told Inside Edition. "I did it for attention for the troops."
  • Bobby Womack, R&B singer-songwriter, dies at 70

    Bobby Womack, R&B singer-songwriter, dies at 70

    Saturday, June 28 2014 8:18 PM EDT2014-06-29 00:18:31 GMT
    Bobby Womack, a colorful and highly influential R&B singer-songwriter who influenced artists from the Rolling Stones to Damon Albarn, has died. He was 70.
    Bobby Womack, a colorful and highly influential R&B singer-songwriter who influenced artists from the Rolling Stones to Damon Albarn, has died. He was 70.
  • FIFA bans Suarez for 4 months for biting opponent

    FIFA bans Suarez for 4 months for biting opponent

    Thursday, June 26 2014 11:51 AM EDT2014-06-26 15:51:42 GMT
    FIFA has banned Uruguay striker Luis Suarez from all football activities for four months for biting an opponent at the World Cup, ruling him out of the rest of the tournament and the start of the upcoming Premier League season.
    FIFA has banned Uruguay striker Luis Suarez from all football activities for four months for biting an opponent at the World Cup, ruling him out of the rest of the tournament and the start of the upcoming Premier League season.
  • ABC says Muir replacing Sawyer at 'World News'

    ABC says Muir replacing Sawyer at 'World News'

    Wednesday, June 25 2014 10:05 AM EDT2014-06-25 14:05:57 GMT
    ABC says Diane Sawyer is stepping down as its evening news anchor, to be replaced by David Muir. The network said Sawyer will concentrate on interviews and specials. During her tenure, ABC's "World News" was a steady second to Brian Williams at NBC, although the ABC broadcast has made gains among younger viewers.
    ABC says Diane Sawyer is stepping down as its evening news anchor, to be replaced by David Muir. The network said Sawyer will concentrate on interviews and specials. During her tenure, ABC's "World News" was a steady second to Brian Williams at NBC, although the ABC broadcast has made gains among younger viewers.
  • Insane Clown Posse suing over FBI's gang classification for fans

    Insane Clown Posse suing over FBI's gang classification for fans

    Monday, June 23 2014 1:15 PM EDT2014-06-23 17:15:11 GMT
    DETROIT (AP) - The U.S. Justice Department is asking a judge to dismiss a lawsuit by Insane Clown Posse, which objects to a report that describes its fans as a dangerous gang.
    DETROIT (AP) - The U.S. Justice Department is asking a judge to dismiss a lawsuit by Insane Clown Posse, which objects to a report that describes its fans as a dangerous gang.
  • Film office OKs incentives for 2 feature films

    Film office OKs incentives for 2 feature films

    Sunday, June 22 2014 9:51 PM EDT2014-06-23 01:51:18 GMT
    The Michigan Film Office says two feature films have been approved for nearly $200,000 in state incentives. "Heartlock" will get a $139,000 incentive. r
    The Michigan Film Office says two feature films have been approved for nearly $200,000 in state incentives. "Heartlock" will get a $139,000 incentive. r
  • Pee-wee Herman sketch stolen from ice cream shop

    Pee-wee Herman sketch stolen from ice cream shop

    Sunday, June 22 2014 9:13 PM EDT2014-06-23 01:13:16 GMT
    A sketch of Pee-wee Herman has been stolen from its home of 25 years on the wall of an ice cream shop in New Hampshire.
    A sketch of Pee-wee Herman has been stolen from its home of 25 years on the wall of an ice cream shop in New Hampshire.
  • Shooting involving rapper likely not random

    Shooting involving rapper likely not random

    Sunday, June 22 2014 5:54 PM EDT2014-06-22 21:54:28 GMT
    A shooting involving rapper ScHoolboy Q after a concert at the historic Red Rocks amphitheater west of Denver was likely not a random act of violence, authorities said Saturday.
    A shooting involving rapper ScHoolboy Q after a concert at the historic Red Rocks amphitheater west of Denver was likely not a random act of violence, authorities said Saturday.
  • 'Think Like a Man' tops 'Jersey Boys' with $30M

    'Think Like a Man' tops 'Jersey Boys' with $30M

    Sunday, June 22 2014 2:33 PM EDT2014-06-22 18:33:47 GMT
    The Las Vegas ensemble comedy "Think Like a Man Too" topped a slow weekend at the summer box office with $30 million, besting blockbuster holdovers from last week and Clint Eastwood's new Four Seasons musical "Jersey Boys."
    The Las Vegas ensemble comedy "Think Like a Man Too" topped a slow weekend at the summer box office with $30 million, besting blockbuster holdovers from last week and Clint Eastwood's new Four Seasons musical "Jersey Boys."
  • TMA kicks off video game art exhibit with gala

    TMA kicks off video game art exhibit with gala

    Saturday, June 21 2014 11:18 PM EDT2014-06-22 03:18:15 GMT
    Whether you're a fan of old-school Pac -Man, the Xbox or just someone who likes art, the Toledo Museum of Art has a brand new exhibit for you called the Art of Video Games.
    Whether you're a fan of old-school Pac -Man, the Xbox or just someone who likes art, the Toledo Museum of Art has a brand new exhibit for you called the Art of Video Games.
  • Last sex-abuse lawsuit against Elmo actor tossed

    Last sex-abuse lawsuit against Elmo actor tossed

    Saturday, June 21 2014 9:57 PM EDT2014-06-22 01:57:00 GMT
    A judge in Pennsylvania dismissed the last of five sex-abuse lawsuits filed against the Emmy-winning puppeteer who voiced the "Sesame Street" character Elmo.
    A judge in Pennsylvania dismissed the last of five sex-abuse lawsuits filed against the Emmy-winning puppeteer who voiced the "Sesame Street" character Elmo.
  • Casey Kasem dead at 82

    Casey Kasem dead at 82

    Sunday, June 15 2014 6:35 PM EDT2014-06-15 22:35:12 GMT
    Casey Kasem, the internationally famous radio host with the cheerful manner and gentle voice who became the king of the top 40 countdown with a syndicated show that ran for decades, died Sunday. He was 82.
    Casey Kasem, the internationally famous radio host with the cheerful manner and gentle voice who became the king of the top 40 countdown with a syndicated show that ran for decades, died Sunday. He was 82.
  • 'Jump Street' beats 'Dragon' in box-office battle

    'Jump Street' beats 'Dragon' in box-office battle

    Sunday, June 15 2014 2:43 PM EDT2014-06-15 18:43:11 GMT
    In a summertime battle of sequels, a pair of kooky cops beat out flying dragons for the top spot at the box office. The R-rated comedy "22 Jump Street" debuted in first place with $60 million
    In a summertime battle of sequels, a pair of kooky cops beat out flying dragons for the top spot at the box office. The R-rated comedy "22 Jump Street" debuted in first place with $60 million
  • Angelina Jolie honored by Queen Elizabeth II

    Angelina Jolie honored by Queen Elizabeth II

    Saturday, June 14 2014 11:21 PM EDT2014-06-15 03:21:47 GMT
    Angelina Jolie can add royal recognition to Hollywood stardom. The Oscar-winning actress has been named an honorary dame - the female version of a knight - by Britain's Queen Elizabeth II. Jolie, a United Nations special envoy, received the honor on Friday for her work combating sexual violence in war zones.
    Angelina Jolie can add royal recognition to Hollywood stardom. The Oscar-winning actress has been named an honorary dame - the female version of a knight - by Britain's Queen Elizabeth II. Jolie, a United Nations special envoy, received the honor on Friday for her work combating sexual violence in war zones.
  • San Francisco ups campaign to win Lucas museum

    San Francisco ups campaign to win Lucas museum

    Saturday, June 14 2014 8:54 PM EDT2014-06-15 00:54:22 GMT
    Artists' rendering of George Lucas' proposed cultural arts museum at San Francisco's Crissy FieldArtists' rendering of George Lucas' proposed cultural arts museum at San Francisco's Crissy Field
    San Francisco politicians and property groups are rolling out the welcome mat for George Lucas' collection of American art and movie memorabilia in an effort to keep the "Star Wars" creator from building his proposed museum to Chicago or Los Angeles.
    San Francisco politicians and property groups are rolling out the welcome mat for George Lucas' collection of American art and movie memorabilia in an effort to keep the "Star Wars" creator from building his proposed museum to Chicago or Los Angeles.
  • Kelly Clarkson announces birth of daughter

    Kelly Clarkson announces birth of daughter

    Saturday, June 14 2014 3:22 PM EDT2014-06-14 19:22:39 GMT
    Kelly Clarkson has something to sing about: She's celebrating the birth of her first child. The Grammy winner announced the arrival of her daughter, named River Rose Blackstock
    Kelly Clarkson has something to sing about: She's celebrating the birth of her first child. The Grammy winner announced the arrival of her daughter, named River Rose Blackstock
  • Daughter: Actress Ruby Dee dead at 91

    Daughter: Actress Ruby Dee dead at 91

    Thursday, June 12 2014 2:22 PM EDT2014-06-12 18:22:50 GMT
    Ruby Dee, an acclaimed actor and civil rights activist whose versatile career spanned stage, radio television and film, has died at age 91, according to her daughter. Nora Davis Day told The Associated Press on Thursday that her mother died at home in New Rochelle on Wednesday night of "natural causes."
    Ruby Dee, an acclaimed actor and civil rights activist whose versatile career spanned stage, radio television and film, has died at age 91, according to her daughter. Nora Davis Day told The Associated Press on Thursday that her mother died at home in New Rochelle on Wednesday night of "natural causes."
  • Classic video game characters invade Toledo

    Classic video game characters invade Toledo

    Tuesday, June 10 2014 10:48 AM EDT2014-06-10 14:48:35 GMT
    Classic video game characters are running all over Toledo in this new promotional video from the Toledo Museum of Art. Mario and his co-horts can be seen taking over downtown in this new clip promoting the museum's new exhibit called The Art of Video Games.According to the Toledo Museum of Art. "The Art of Video Games shows the striking visual effects, player interactivity and creative use of new technologies in games. By focusing on four game types—action, adventure, target and combat/strate...
    Classic video game characters are running all over Toledo in this new promotional video from the Toledo Museum of Art. Mario and his co-horts can be seen taking over downtown in this new clip promoting the museum's new exhibit called The Art of Video Games.According to the Toledo Museum of Art. "The Art of Video Games shows the striking visual effects, player interactivity and creative use of new technologies in games. By focusing on four game types—action, adventure, target and combat/strate...
  • Pete Rose going back to the dugout

    Pete Rose going back to the dugout

    Sunday, June 8 2014 8:59 AM EDT2014-06-08 12:59:45 GMT
    BRIDGEPORT, Conn. (AP) - Pete Rose is set to return to the dugout. The 73-year-old career hits leader is going to manage one game for the Bridgeport Bluefish of the independent Atlantic League on June 16.
    BRIDGEPORT, Conn. (AP) - Pete Rose is set to return to the dugout. The 73-year-old career hits leader is going to manage one game for the Bridgeport Bluefish of the independent Atlantic League on June 16.
  • Disney 'Frozen' frenzy includes Norway tourism

    Disney 'Frozen' frenzy includes Norway tourism

    Thursday, June 5 2014 9:05 AM EDT2014-06-05 13:05:48 GMT
    The popularity of the Disney movie "Frozen" has not only led to box-office profits, sold-out merchandise and long lines to meet "Frozen" characters in Disney parks. It's also inspiring fans to visit Norway to see the landscape that inspired the animated movie setting.Harald Hansen, U.S. spokesman for Visit Norway, said the number of U.S. tourists to Norway increased markedly since the film's release in November.
    The popularity of the Disney movie "Frozen" has not only led to box-office profits, sold-out merchandise and long lines to meet "Frozen" characters in Disney parks. It's also inspiring fans to visit Norway to see the landscape that inspired the animated movie setting.Harald Hansen, U.S. spokesman for Visit Norway, said the number of U.S. tourists to Norway increased markedly since the film's release in November.
  • Outlet mall to be built near Detroit Metro Airport

    Outlet mall to be built near Detroit Metro Airport

    Thursday, June 5 2014 7:27 AM EDT2014-06-05 11:27:29 GMT
    If you have a flight delayed at Detroit Metro Airport, you may soon have another way to spend some time ... and some money. An outdoor outlet mall is in the worksNew England Development released a rendering of how the open-air shopping space might look.The company, which is based in Massachusetts, has plans to build an outlet mall in Romulus. It would be called "Outlets of Michigan," and it would hold roughly 75 stores.It would also give a nod to Detroit architecture, by drawing on the buildi...
    If you have a flight delayed at Detroit Metro Airport, you may soon have another way to spend some time ... and some money. An outdoor outlet mall is in the worksNew England Development released a rendering of how the open-air shopping space might look.The company, which is based in Massachusetts, has plans to build an outlet mall in Romulus. It would be called "Outlets of Michigan," and it would hold roughly 75 stores.It would also give a nod to Detroit architecture, by drawing on the buildi...
  • 'Brady Bunch' actress Ann B. Davis dies in Texas

    'Brady Bunch' actress Ann B. Davis dies in Texas

    Monday, June 2 2014 7:50 PM EDT2014-06-02 23:50:51 GMT
    Emmy-winning actress Ann B. Davis, who played the housekeeper on "The Brady Bunch," has died at a San Antonio hospital. She was 88.
    Emmy-winning actress Ann B. Davis, who played the housekeeper on "The Brady Bunch," has died at a San Antonio hospital. She was 88.
  • 'Maleficent' spooks box office with $70M debut

    'Maleficent' spooks box office with $70M debut

    Sunday, June 1 2014 3:07 PM EDT2014-06-01 19:07:14 GMT
    The biggest box-office debut of Angelina Jolie's career propelled Disney's twisted fairy tale "Maleficent" to a scary-good $70 million opening.
    The biggest box-office debut of Angelina Jolie's career propelled Disney's twisted fairy tale "Maleficent" to a scary-good $70 million opening.
  • Michigan's film incentive program faces uncertain future

    Michigan's film incentive program faces uncertain future

    Saturday, May 31 2014 10:14 AM EDT2014-05-31 14:14:08 GMT
    LANSING, Mich. (AP) - If you spot the Batmobile zipping around Detroit or Superman flying past the Renaissance Center this summer, you will be witnessing the latest example of Michigan's film incentives program at work.
    LANSING, Mich. (AP) - If you spot the Batmobile zipping around Detroit or Superman flying past the Renaissance Center this summer, you will be witnessing the latest example of Michigan's film incentives program at work.
  • John Travolta movie to begin filming in Cleveland

    John Travolta movie to begin filming in Cleveland

    Movie crews are returning to Cleveland this summer.
    Movie crews are returning to Cleveland this summer.
  • 'X-Men' dominates holiday box office with $91M

    'X-Men' dominates holiday box office with $91M

    Sunday, May 25 2014 2:35 PM EDT2014-05-25 18:35:21 GMT
    Marvel's "X-Men: Days of Future Past" debuted with $91 million beating last weekend's No. 1 hit, the Warner Bros. sci-fi adventure "Godzilla," which earned $31.4 million in its second weekend, according to studio estimates Sunday.
    Marvel's "X-Men: Days of Future Past" debuted with $91 million beating last weekend's No. 1 hit, the Warner Bros. sci-fi adventure "Godzilla," which earned $31.4 million in its second weekend, according to studio estimates Sunday.
  • "Under The Streetlamp" singer hitting his hometown

    "Under The Streetlamp" singer hitting his hometown

    Sunday, May 25 2014 10:51 AM EDT2014-05-25 14:51:31 GMT
    One hometown singer is hitting the stage in Toledo after hitting the big time. Shonn Wiley, 37, is part of a group called "Under the Streetlamp." The four singers were part of the Chicago cast of "Jersey Boys."When the curtain closed, they didn't stop the music. Instead, they paired up with PBS and formed their own doo-wop band."We found that there was this wonderful sense of ownership that the public had to this music," explained Wiley. "It was their music, and there was an enthusiasm and ex...
    One hometown singer is hitting the stage in Toledo after hitting the big time. Shonn Wiley, 37, is part of a group called "Under the Streetlamp." The four singers were part of the Chicago cast of "Jersey Boys."When the curtain closed, they didn't stop the music. Instead, they paired up with PBS and formed their own doo-wop band."We found that there was this wonderful sense of ownership that the public had to this music," explained Wiley. "It was their music, and there was an enthusiasm and ex...
  • Jackson hologram debuts at Billboard Awards

    Jackson hologram debuts at Billboard Awards

    Sunday, May 18 2014 10:07 PM EDT2014-05-19 02:07:12 GMT
    A hologram of Michael Jackson made its debut Sunday at the Billboard Music Awards, mirroring the late King of Pop's signature slick dance moves as some members of the audience became emotional.
    A hologram of Michael Jackson made its debut Sunday at the Billboard Music Awards, mirroring the late King of Pop's signature slick dance moves as some members of the audience became emotional.
  • AT&T agrees to buy DirecTV in $48.5B deal

    AT&T agrees to buy DirecTV in $48.5B deal

    Sunday, May 18 2014 7:11 PM EDT2014-05-18 23:11:22 GMT
    AT&T Inc. on Sunday agreed to buy satellite TV provider DirecTV for $48.5 billion, or $95 per share, a move that gives telecommunications company a larger base of video subscribers and increases its ability to compete against rivals.
    AT&T Inc. on Sunday agreed to buy satellite TV provider DirecTV for $48.5 billion, or $95 per share, a move that gives telecommunications company a larger base of video subscribers and increases its ability to compete against rivals.
  • McCartney cancels two more shows

    McCartney cancels two more shows

    Sunday, May 18 2014 2:49 PM EDT2014-05-18 18:49:46 GMT
    Paul McCartney has canceled his second concert in Japan, as well as the makeup performance for the one nixed a day earlier, and apologized to his fans for still being sick with a virus.
    Paul McCartney has canceled his second concert in Japan, as well as the makeup performance for the one nixed a day earlier, and apologized to his fans for still being sick with a virus.
  • 'Godzilla' opens with smashing $93.2M

    'Godzilla' opens with smashing $93.2M

    Sunday, May 18 2014 2:45 PM EDT2014-05-18 18:45:29 GMT
    "Godzilla" has debuted as the second-largest opener of the year with $93.2 million, according to studio estimates Sunday.
    "Godzilla" has debuted as the second-largest opener of the year with $93.2 million, according to studio estimates Sunday.
  • McCartney cancels Tokyo concert due to virus

    McCartney cancels Tokyo concert due to virus

    Saturday, May 17 2014 2:54 PM EDT2014-05-17 18:54:28 GMT
    Paul McCartney has canceled a Tokyo concert after coming down with a virus, but has added a performance to make up for the loss.
    Paul McCartney has canceled a Tokyo concert after coming down with a virus, but has added a performance to make up for the loss.
  • Up close with Manatees on the show "SeaRescue"

    Up close with Manatees on the show "SeaRescue"

    Saturday, May 17 2014 8:18 AM EDT2014-05-17 12:18:31 GMT
    On the television program Sea Rescue, you see the dramatic effort made to save wildlife on location. But rescuing the animals is only the first step. Rehabilitating them comes next. That can take years.That process happens somewhere most people rarely see, behind the scenes at SeaWorld Orlando. "It's what i do. I care for animals all day long," saysJ.P., an Animal Care Supervisor. He started with the company 20 years ago at the now closed SeaWorld in Ohio. Now,J.P. is a full-time animal res...
    On the television program Sea Rescue, you see the dramatic effort made to save wildlife on location. But rescuing the animals is only the first step. Rehabilitating them comes next. That can take years.That process happens somewhere most people rarely see, behind the scenes at SeaWorld Orlando. "It's what i do. I care for animals all day long," saysJ.P., an Animal Care Supervisor. He started with the company 20 years ago at the now closed SeaWorld in Ohio. Now,J.P. is a full-time animal res...
  • Britney Spears adds shows to Las Vegas residency

    Britney Spears adds shows to Las Vegas residency

    Sunday, May 11 2014 9:18 PM EDT2014-05-12 01:18:03 GMT
    Britney Spears is going to hit you one more time, Las Vegas. A bunch more times actually. Caesars Entertainment said Sunday that the singer is adding more than 30 dates to her Las Vegas residency.
    Britney Spears is going to hit you one more time, Las Vegas. A bunch more times actually. Caesars Entertainment said Sunday that the singer is adding more than 30 dates to her Las Vegas residency.
  • 'Neighbors' unseats Spidey to top box office

    'Neighbors' unseats Spidey to top box office

    Sunday, May 11 2014 2:50 PM EDT2014-05-11 18:50:01 GMT
    Seth Rogen and Zac Efron have bested the web-slinger at the box office. Rogen and Efron's family-versus-fraternity comedy "Neighbors," was the top draw for moviegoers this weekend
    Seth Rogen and Zac Efron have bested the web-slinger at the box office. Rogen and Efron's family-versus-fraternity comedy "Neighbors," was the top draw for moviegoers this weekend
  • Nintendo apologies for lack of virtual equality

    Nintendo apologies for lack of virtual equality

    Saturday, May 10 2014 5:10 PM EDT2014-05-10 21:10:17 GMT
    Nintendo is apologizing and pledging to be more inclusive after being criticized for not recognizing same-sex relationships in English editions of a life-simulator video game.
    Nintendo is apologizing and pledging to be more inclusive after being criticized for not recognizing same-sex relationships in English editions of a life-simulator video game.
  • Dawn's Dream: From Tragedy to Triumph

    Dawn's Dream: From Tragedy to Triumph

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    For the first time, the head of The Dawn Brancheau Foundation is speaking to a local news organization, 13abc, about the foundation she manages from her home in the Toledo area.
    For the first time, the head of The Dawn Brancheau Foundation is speaking to a local news organization, 13abc, about the foundation she manages from her home in the Toledo area.
  • 'Spider-Man 2' ropes in $92 million opening

    'Spider-Man 2' ropes in $92 million opening

    Sunday, May 4 2014 3:50 PM EDT2014-05-04 19:50:57 GMT
    "The Amazing Spider-Man 2" debuted with $92 million in North American theaters over the weekend, according to studio estimates Sunday.
    "The Amazing Spider-Man 2" debuted with $92 million in North American theaters over the weekend, according to studio estimates Sunday.
  • San Francisco wants Star Wars creator museum

    San Francisco wants Star Wars creator museum

    Saturday, May 3 2014 9:38 PM EDT2014-05-04 01:38:01 GMT
    San Francisco is lobbying hard to become the home of George Lucas' museum which he plans to fill with a collection of art and movie memorabilia.
    San Francisco is lobbying hard to become the home of George Lucas' museum which he plans to fill with a collection of art and movie memorabilia.
  • West Side Story features updated twist at Stranahan

    West Side Story features updated twist at Stranahan

    Saturday, May 3 2014 10:12 AM EDT2014-05-03 14:12:06 GMT
    You may know the music, you may know the story, but you've may not have seen West Side Story like this. The new Broadway revival is at the Stranahan for the weekend. The story is timeless, two star-crossed lovers straight out of Shakespeare, with a flare from the 1950s. "Well, Tony is an 18-year-old kid who's left the gang life behind in the upper West Side of New York in the late 50s," says Jarrad Biron Green, who plays the lead. "So, I'm only 21 years old, so I connect with him like that. L...
    You may know the music, you may know the story, but you've may not have seen West Side Story like this. The new Broadway revival is at the Stranahan for the weekend. The story is timeless, two star-crossed lovers straight out of Shakespeare, with a flare from the 1950s. "Well, Tony is an 18-year-old kid who's left the gang life behind in the upper West Side of New York in the late 50s," says Jarrad Biron Green, who plays the lead. "So, I'm only 21 years old, so I connect with him like that. L...
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