Illinois-born musical star Howard Keel dead at 85
Nov 08, 2004
Illinois-born musical star Howard Keel, has died in Los Angeles at the age of 85. Keel was born Harold Clifford Leek in the Macoupin County town of Gillespie.
Crooner's new tune is fitness
Nov 07, 2004
When the "velvet teddy bear" beat beanpole Clay Aiken in the 2003 Season Two finale, he weighed in at 360 pounds. In the year and a half since, the Birmingham balladeer packed nearly 100 more pounds.
Rape suspect arrested after TV show airs
Nov 06, 2004
Santa Barbara, Calif., police arrested a rape suspect after his alleged victim spotted him on the television show "Blind Date," authorities said yesterday
Jackson prosecutor bid rejected
Nov 05, 2004
A US judge has rejected a bid by Michael Jackson's lawyers to have the man leading the singer's child abuse prosecution thrown off the case.
LL COOL J: I NEED REST
Nov 04, 2004
LL COOL J has cancelled the remainder of his US tour due to abdominal illness. In a statement issued to the Associated Press, the nature of the illness was not stated, but LL has been ordered to rest and take medication.
R. Kelly sues Jay-Z in $75 million lawsuit
Nov 03, 2004
R. Kelly's is suing Jay-Z in a $75 million lawsuit in after Jay-Z banning R. Kelly from Best of Both Worlds tour.
Underground rapper from Bay Area killed in shooting in Kansas City
Nov 02, 2004
A Bay Area underground rap star is dead after a highway shooting in Kansas City, Missouri. Police say Andre Hicks, who is also known as Mac Dre, was killed when a gunman shot into a van he was riding in early yesterday morning.
Stars, friends honor Reeve at private service
Nov 01, 2004
By Stephen Chernin, Getty Images. Sen. Hillary Rodham Clinton, Teresa Heinz Kerry, Michael J. Fox, Laura Linney, Mary Tyler Moore, Kim Cattrall, Susan Sarandon, Larry King, Katie
Musicians on march in battle of bands
Oct 31, 2004
Feuding Colonial guardsmen, Scottish clansmen and Trojan warriors covered the town yesterday, ready to do battle with musical instruments and precise marching steps.
Two years later, rapper's killer still at large
Oct 30, 2004
Two years after the death of Run-DMC's Jam Master Jay, few clues have emerged about his killer. The hip-hop legend was killed in his Queens recording studio on October 30, 2002.