| Jan 28, 2013
If you were a Chicagoan watching the WWE Royal Rumble last night you should have been left with a sense of outrage. Why? Because in addition to the signature 30-man over-the-top-rope battle royal, the pay-per-view was highlighted by a main event featuring...
| Aug 26, 2012
There are painted warriors and hitmen, tattooed tough guys and brawling body builders.
Some are fat, some are skinny, some are chiseled and even more are somewhere in between.
Super heroes and villains, dastardly heels and bravado-brimming babyfaces,...
| Aug 31, 2012
| 1:50 PM
LOS ANGELES (KTLA) -- Actor Tommy "Tiny" Lister, known for roles in dozens of films and television shows, has been charged in a mortgage fraud scheme that led to nearly $4 million in losses.
Lister, 54, who lives Chatsworth, is accused of conspiring with...
| Aug 4, 2012
| 2:23 PM
The price tags came in different shapes and sizes — plain and colorful, stuck on items and hanging off, bigger for sums surpassing $4 million and small enough for a few bucks — and they were everywhere.
They were stuck to baseball cards, hung...
| Sep 8, 2010
| 5:00 PM
The Rev. Terry Jones was a sad-sack preacher, lucky to draw 50 people to his steel-shed house of prayer, when the words "burn" and "Quran" had an unfortunate collision in his limited brain.
That he has become an international phenomenon as a result...
| Jul 11, 2011
| 11:20 PM
John Cena loves Chicago — even if the feeling isn’t exactly mutual.
The eight-time WWE Champion and two-time World Heavyweight Champion made his debut at the Allstate Arena in 2002 and headlined Wrestlemania in the same venue four years...
| Nov 9, 2010
| 4:53 PM
Former professional wrestler turned actor Tommy "Tiny" Lister has bought a home in Calabasas for $2.5 million.
The two-story English Tudor-style house has a two-story foyer, a home theater and a master suite with a sitting area, a fireplace, dual closets...
| Nov 20, 2010
Judd Apatow and his wife, Leslie Mann, have sold their Pacific Palisades home for $5.26 million, the Multiple Listing Service shows.
The traditional house sits behind gates on nearly an acre at the end of a cul-de-sac. Built in 1997, the stately 6,000-...
| May 21, 2011
"Macho Man" Randy Savage, the flamboyant, raspy-voiced former professional wrestler known for his bandanas, exotic sunglasses and "Ooh, yeah!" catchphrase, died Friday in a Florida car crash. He was 58.
Savage, whose legal name was Randy Mario Poffo,...
| Jul 14, 2011
Ronald Reagan was president. People were fighting to save whales. The first CD player came out.
"Come on, Eileen" was all over the radio while "Rocky III" beat up the box office.
Time Magazine named "the computer" man of the year.
It was 1982, and here...
| Apr 30, 2011
| 7:46 PM
Tonight was the moment political geeks from around the country wait for all year: The White House Correspondents Dinner, where political humor rules the evening.
There were two speakers at the event in Washington: President Barack Obama and Saturday...