| Jan 3, 2012
| 6:28 AM
The temperature was in the 30s Saturday evening in downtown Chicago, but you wouldn't know it from looking at Lee DeWyze.
The former "American Idol" winner and Mount Prospect native was wearing flip-flops and a black t-shirt while smoking a cigarette...
| Jan 12, 2012
| 12:47 PM
The People's Choice Awards complete winners list:
Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2 (winner)
Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides
Transformers: Dark of the Moon
| Feb 15, 2012
| 7:14 AM
When Hunter Hayes, the 20-year-old sensation just nominated as the Academy of Country Music's Best New Artist, has a day to himself, the first thing he does is find a music store. "I'm obsessed with gear," Hayes said recently on the phone. Look at the...
| Oct 16, 2011
| 5:27 PM
The Bears' Jay Cutler and former fiancee Kristin Cavallari had drinks with friends at Public House Friday. The Blackhawks' Jonathan Toews also hit the River North sports bar that night.
Bears coach Lovie Smith, the Minnesota Vikings' Adrian Peterson...
| Dec 11, 2012
| 9:43 AM
“The Voice” threw us another curve ball last night — for those (me included) that thought two more contestants would be cut this week, oh, were we wrong.
There will be not two, but three finalists next week, which means only one...
| Mar 11, 2013
People still look at me funny when I say Rodale is headquartered in the Lehigh Valley. Sometimes I'll say Emmaus, sometimes Allentown or Bethlehem. But unless they are longtime organic gardeners or farmers, in which case Emmaus (the birthplace of the...
| Mar 7, 2013
| 6:12 AM
Last night Elijah, Cortez, Charlie, Nick, Burnell, Paul, Lazaro, Curtis, Devin and Vincent battled it out for a spot in this year's top 10. Well, some battled and some just blah.
The show kicked off with Elijah, singing Rhianna's new hit, "Stay" -- I am...
| Sep 17, 2012
| 11:01 AM
After what felt like months of rampant speculation, Fox has finally announced that the “American Idol” judges' panel will include pop-rap vixen Nicki Minaj and country statesman Keith Urban. The two are joining fellow newbie, pop diva Mariah...
| Sep 21, 2012
| 7:56 AM
Chicagoans will get their first glimpse of “American Idol’s” brand new judges panel when the Fox singing competition visits the Adler Planetarium for auditions Tuesday and Wedneday.
Host Ryan Seacrest and judges Mariah Carey, Nicki...
| Sep 27, 2012
| 10:11 AM
Potential patrons in search of stars at the Adler Planetarium have been out of luck for the last couple days, as the "American Idol" entourage took over the museum in search of their own kind of star.
The show has previously discovered finalists like...
| Mar 27, 2013
| 12:57 PM
Scotty McCreery's decision to enroll at North Carolina State University last fall might not have created as big of a buzz in the media as James Franco's and Emma Watson's pursuit of a college education, but that doesn't mean the 2011 “American Idol&...