| Nov 4, 2011
Shuttle bus driver Edward Lane says he hauls dozens of passengers a day — sometimes six or eight at a crack — but he doesn't use any high-tech gear to keep track of pickup times and destinations.
A cellphone for taking appointments, a...
| Sep 18, 2011
| 8:50 PM
Surprise winner Melissa McCarthy turned the 63rd annual Primetime Emmy Awards on Sunday into a Chicago-centric celebration.
McCarthy, star of CBS’ Chicago-set “Mike & Molly” and Plainfield native, was flabbergasted win her name was...
| Sep 29, 2011
| 1:40 PM
I really didn't think that Fox's "X Factor" could find more interesting people than it did the first week, but then I watched Wednesday's episode. It definitely gets better with time.
It's the second week of auditions, this time in Chicago and Seattle....
| Oct 5, 2011
| 1:15 PM
With the back seat and trunk of his car crammed full of hundreds of CDs by Connecticut bands, Bob D'Aprile is a rolling encyclopedia of local music. Known almost universally as Bob D, the Stamford resident has had a singular hand in shaping the contours...
| May 11, 2011
| 10:27 AM
The Indianapolis Motor Speedway announced Wednesday American Idol winner Kelly Clarkson and Grammy Award winner Seal will perform the national anthem as a duet before the Indianapolis 500 on Sunday, May 29th. The two will be accompanied by grammy-...
| Jan 1, 2012
It's Saturday night, and though a drizzle threatens, the lawn is jammed with children snoozing in strollers, couples sprawling on picnic blankets, teens taking a break from skateboarding. The star appears — not some retread boomer rocker but high-...
| Dec 20, 2011
| 11:29 AM
YouTube has released a list showing the most watched video's of 2011.
You've seen many of these videos on FOX 17 News, in our Web Moment reports, and in Robb Westaby's Video Shots.
In total, more than 1,000,000,000,000 (1 trillion) video plays this year...
| Jan 19, 2012
| 8:32 PM
This time, "Idol" pays a visit to Pittsburgh, the City of Champions. Is this where we will find the ultimate winner then?
THIS! Is "American Idol"!
Side note: I love how the Scotty McCreery clip that the producers added to the opening credits this...
| Jan 23, 2012
| 10:04 AM
Steven Tyler turned in a beautiful rendition of the national anthem before Sunday's AFC Championship between the New England Patriots and Baltimore Ravens -- that's "beautiful," the word that lost all meaning last year when Tyler used it to describe...
| May 14, 2009
| 6:55 AM
Born in the tropical cosmopolitan city of Miami, Florida on June 2, 1985, Ana Cristina represents the American and Hispanic bicultural influences where she grew up. Since a very early age, the Cuban-American singer's prodigious 5 octave vocal...
| Jun 9, 2007
I JUST TYPED "bride" into the search engine on Amazon.com and got 132,398 results. Some referred to fiction titles like "Brideshead Revisited," but the vast majority were nonfiction field guides to femininity. There was "The Conscious Bride," "The Buff...