| Apr 4, 2010
| 2:02 PM
LOS ANGELES -- On Easter Sunday, Father Maurice Chase, known as "Father Dollar Bill," continued his tradition of handing out thousands of dollars to the homeless on Skid Row.
Father Chase, of Skid Row Ministries, handed out $15,000 in one dollar bills,...
| Oct 31, 2010
From onstage at the 32nd Carousel of Hope, emcee Jay Leno surveyed the crowd before him, describing the gala as one where "the audience is more famous than you."
The Oct. 23 affair at the Beverly Hilton had no shortage of star-power onstage or off. Tom...
| Nov 25, 2010
| 3:03 PM
If looks — or thoughts — could kill, most of the cast of "Killjoy" would be on the floor before the end of Act I in this darkly comic revival at the Newport Theater Arts Center. And the audience would die laughing.
Playwright Jerry Mayer...
| Dec 25, 2010
| 6:23 PM
LOS ANGELES ( KTLA) -- Millions of people in Southern California Saturday are celebrating Christmas, some opening presents, some attending church services and others lending a hand to the less fortunate.
At the Cathedral of Our Lady of the Angels, masses...
| Feb 17, 2011
| 9:35 AM
BURBANK (KTLA) -- Actor Len Lesser, most famous for his role as "Uncle Leo" on the TV show "Seinfeld," had died at the age of 88.
Lesser died in his sleep Wednesday morning from complications from pneumonia.
In addition to "Seinfeld," Lesser made more...
| Aug 8, 2011
| 12:45 PM
On a sweltering East Coast evening last week I took in a community production of Meredith Wilson's classic 1957 Broadway musical, "Music Man."
The performance was a delight, and brought back many wonderful memories.
I first saw the show in the summer of...
| Sep 9, 2011
| 9:20 AM
"Throw Momma From the Train" was a comedic tale on the Alfred Hitchcock classic "Strangers on a Train," and in its own way, this also is ... with a definite dose of the crass humor so typical of many movie comedies today.
Jason Bateman, Charlie Day ("It'...
| Nov 22, 2011
Funeral services were pending Monday for the Rev. Maurice Chase, a Catholic priest known as "Father Dollar Bill" for his holiday giveaways of $1 bills to the homeless on Skid Row.
Chase, 92, died Sunday night at his home in Los Angeles after a battle...
| Nov 25, 2010
One of Chicago's biggest stars and legendary entertainers is celebrating 50 years in show business. As WGN Entertainment reporter Dean Richards reports, at age 82, "Chicago's Very Own" Bob Newhart may be better than ever!
"Thank you- Thank you very much....
| Nov 25, 2011
| 3:56 PM
Actor Wayne Knight is a veteran of iconic television and major feature films, from playing the evil mailman Newman on “Seinfeld” to the gluttonous villain in Steven Spielberg’s “Jurassic Park.” He’s also a longtime...
| Sep 27, 2011
| 2:57 PM
Say the last time you walked out during a movie was 20 years ago, and say that movie you could no longer put up with was an interminable comedy named "The Super." Joe Pesci plays a slumlord, ordered by a court to live in one of his own questionable...
| Oct 3, 2011
5 a.m. - 8:30 a.m. Bill Moller in for Greg Jarrett
6:09 a.m. Our very own Karen Conti provides some insight into several high-profile courtroom battles currently in the news: Dr. Conrad Murray, Amanda Knox and William...