| Nov 4, 2013
| 5:52 AM
I know I've been harping on how little has happened so far in Season 4 of "The Walking Dead," and at times that was because I was dozing off or not paying enough attention, but I was focused from start to finish during Sunday night's new episode,...
| Feb 5, 2014
| 1:17 PM
A soap opera actress know for her roles in "One Life to Live" and "Guiding Light" was charged with assault with a deadly weapon for allegedly hurling a glass in a woman's face, prosecutors said Wednesday.
Crystal Hunt, 28, allegedly threw a pint glass...
| Jan 20, 2014
| 2:30 AM
DANIEL COSGROVE JOINS "DAYS OF OUR LIVES": Daniel Cosgrove, a name and face familiar to daytime viewers for his previous soap roles, debuts this month on "Days of our Lives" as a new character, Aidan. Nothing has been revealed about the role, but...
| Jan 19, 2014
If you want to talk about mankind's greatest innovations, you have to include the list. It's not the wheel or saran wrap, but the list is ubiquitous and incredibly versatile.
Maybe you saw the list of the 20 greatest innovations Chicago gave the world...
| Nov 6, 2013
| 6:30 PM
Kim Hamilton, an African American actress who appeared onstage, in films and on television and was the wife of the late actor Werner Klemperer -- Col. Klink on "Hogan's Heroes" -- at a time when mixed marriages were uncommon even in Hollywood, died of...
| Nov 16, 2013
| 2:30 AM
BIRTHDAY GAL: Actress Kimberly J. Brown was born in Gaithersburg, Md., on this date in 1984. This birthday gal played Marah Lewis on the long-running soap "Guiding Light" from 1998-2006. She also starred as Marnie Piper in three of Disney's...
| May 28, 2013
Tuesday, May 28 Hope you had a fabulous Memorial Day weekend! Of course, having yesterday off makes today feel like a Monday... We had perfect weather for all of the Memorial Day remembrance events. It's so important to take a moment and honor those who...
| Jun 14, 2013
| 3:09 PM
Television has been proudly brandishing its "Golden Era" calling card of late largely on the merits of the many top dramas being produced on prime time and cable over the last few years. It's a rise in quality such that any demarcation line between film...
| Jun 5, 2013
| 9:03 AM
Next month, Comic-Con International takes over the city of San Diego to bring together the geek world in a potent smashup of adrenaline, dreams, TNT and marketing hype, then lights the fuse over three days for what has become Hollywood's Woodstock....
| May 28, 2012
| 9:30 AM
Under the Streetlamp
Saturday March 19
25 E. Galena Boulevard
The performance will raise funds for the Aurora Area...
| May 24, 2012
| 3:09 PM
It makes for an impressive storyline, but in this case, it's a real-life scenario. A man leaves college more than 30 years ago for the bright lights of Hollywood, but returns three decades later to fulfill his lifelong dream of earning a college degree....
| Sep 14, 2012
Remember when Reva Shayne of "Guiding Light" stripped in the downtown fountain and announced, "I baptize myself the slut of Springfield, scarlet woman, common tramp?" Or when Tad Martin on "All My Children" proclaimed to his wacky mother Opal, "I am...