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Baseball Legend Joe Garagiola Dies at 90

  Wednesday March 23, 2016 – St. Louis native Joe Garagiola, who was a 20-year-old catcher on the 1946 Cardinals World Series championship team and went on to a long career in broadcasting with the Cardinals, NBC and the Arizona Diamondbacks among others, died in Phoenix on Wednesday afternoon at age 90. Garagiola, who hit .257 in a nine-year career ...

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‘Chumlee’ From Pawn Stars Arrested in Vegas on Weapons and Drug Charges

  Thursday March 10, 2016 – The man known to millions of cable TV viewers as Chumlee on the reality show “Pawn Stars” spent Wednesday night in a Las Vegas jail following his arrest on felony weapon and drug charges. Austin Lee Russell, 33, was taken into custody when officers serving a search warrant in a sexual assault investigation found methamphetamine, ...

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Wife of Eagles Founding Member Randy Meisner Accidentally Shot Herself Dead

Monday March 07, 2016 – The wife of founding Eagles member Randy Meisner accidentally shot herself dead Sunday after a drunken domestic disturbance at the couple’s California home, police said. Lana Rae Meisner, 63, called the cops around 5:30 p.m. to report a drunken man in their Studio City house. Police took a domestic violence report and left without incident. But ...

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Oscars 2016: Leonardo DiCaprio Finally Wins Academy Award

    Monday February 29, 2016 – Leonardo DiCaprio has finally won his first Oscar for survival epic The Revenant, after six nominations. He was named best actor at the 88th Academy Awards, with Brie Larson named best actress for Room. Spotlight took home the best picture Oscar with Mad Max: Fury Road picking up the most awards of the night, ...

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Prince Protege, Vanity Dies at 57

Tuesday February 16, 2016 –  Vanity, the lead singer of girl group Vanity 6 and former protege of Prince, has died from kidney failure and an abdominal illness, reports The Hollywood Reporter. She was 57. The ’80s singer, nee Denise Katrina Matthews, died in a hospital in Fremont, California, on Monday, February 15, according to TMZ.  The former wild child started her ...

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Taylor Swift Wins Top Prize At GRAMMY Awards

Tuesday February 16, 2016 – Taylor Swift’s official switch from country to pop with her multi-hit, best-selling “1989” album brought the singer her second GRAMMY Award win for album of the year. Swift was shocked when she won the night’s top prize, beating out Kendrick Lamar, Chris Stapleton, Alabama Shakes and the Weeknd. Swift used her speech to encourage young women who ...

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