Chris Miller
January 17, 2019 - 6:16 am
If you have valid Louisiana identification, and can get to the Superdome today, you can buy tickets to see The Rolling Stones at Jazz Fest -- a day before they go on sale to the general public. Every other Rolling Stones show in North America is sold out, said Jazz Fest producer Quint Davis --...
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FILE - In this Nov. 10, 2016, file photo, NBC sportscaster Bob Costas appears before an NFL football game between the Baltimore Ravens and the Cleveland Browns, in Baltimore. NBC Sports said Wednesday, Jan. 16, 2019, that Costas parted ways with his longtime employer, providing no further details. (AP Photo/Gail Burton, File)
January 16, 2019 - 8:05 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Bob Costas, who stepped down as NBC's prime-time Olympics host two years ago, has left the network's sports division altogether. NBC Sports said Wednesday that Costas parted ways with his longtime employer, providing no further details. A representative for Costas didn't...
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Dave Cohen, WWL First News early edition
January 16, 2019 - 10:52 am
We learned through a tweet from the son of the original Ghostbusters movies director that another one is on the way. Award winning director Jason Reitman posted to Twitter that he "Finally got the keys to the car." His dad, Ivan, made the first two Ghostbusters movies back in the 80's. Based on...
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FILE - This June 19, 1978 file photo shows actress Carol Channing in New York. Channing, whose career spanned decades on Broadway and on television has died at age 97. Publicist B. Harlan Boll says Channing died of natural causes early Tuesday, Jan. 15, 2019 in Rancho Mirage, Calif. (AP Photo/G. Paul Burnett, File )
January 15, 2019 - 7:03 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Carol Channing, the lanky, ebullient musical comedy star who delighted American audiences over almost 5,000 performances as the scheming Dolly Levi in "Hello, Dolly" on Broadway and beyond, has died. She was 97. Publicist B. Harlan Boll said Channing died of natural causes at 12:31...
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January 10, 2019 - 8:54 pm
The Beatles first hit American pop culture 55 years ago next month and the phenomenon they created lives on. The Baby Boomer generation was the first young generation to witness The Beatles, but their popularity is still alive today because younger generations have come to love and appreciate their...
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Actor Kevin Spacey arrives at district court on Monday, Jan. 7, 2019, in Nantucket, Mass., to be arraigned on a charge of indecent assault and battery. The Oscar-winning actor is accused of groping the teenage son of a former Boston TV anchor in 2016 in the crowded bar at the Club Car in Nantucket. (AP Photo/Steven Senne)
January 07, 2019 - 8:41 pm
NANTUCKET, Mass. (AP) — Kevin Spacey pleaded not guilty Monday to groping an 18-year-old busboy in 2016 in the first criminal case brought against the disgraced actor following a string of sexual misconduct allegations that crippled his career. Spacey's court appearance came more than a year after...
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This image released by NBC shows Rami Malek accepting the award for best actor in a motion picture drama for his role as Freddie Mercury in a scene from "Bohemian Rhapsody" during the 76th Annual Golden Globe Awards at the Beverly Hilton Hotel on Sunday, Jan. 6, 2019, in Beverly Hills, Calif. (Paul Drinkwater/NBC via AP)
January 07, 2019 - 3:44 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Thunder bolt and lightning rocked the 76th Golden Globes where a string of upsets culminated with the Freddie Mercury biopic "Bohemian Rhapsody" winning best picture, drama, over another movie about musicians: Bradley Cooper's much more heavily favored "A Star Is Born." "A Star Is...
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Dave Cohen, WWL First News early edition
January 06, 2019 - 1:30 pm
The star of the hottest movie in the world wowed the crowds in New Orleans this weekend. Aquaman star Jason Momoa headlined the special guests at Wizard World, or Comic Con, in New Orleans. He made an appearance with New Orleans Mayor LaToya Cantrell... Other celebrity guests included Jon Bernthal...
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Don Ames
January 06, 2019 - 10:47 am
As the rest of America winds down from the parties, overeating and merriment of Christmas and New Year's, New Orleans keeps the party going. In fact, the countdown to the city's biggest bash of the year begins Sunday night. "It's 12th Night, it's January 6th, and the Phunny Phorty Phellows will...
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FILE-This Oct. 25, 1995 file photo shows Toni Tennille, left, and Daryl Dragon, the singing duo The Captain and Tennille, posing during an interview in at their home in Washoe Valley, south of Reno, Nev. Dragon died early Wednesday, Jan. 2, 2019 in at a hospice in Prescott, Ariz. Spokesman Harlan Boll said he was 76 and died of renal failure. His former wife and musical partner, Toni Tennille, was by his side. (AP Photo/David B. Parker, File)
January 02, 2019 - 8:47 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Daryl Dragon, the cap-wearing "Captain" of Captain & Tennille who teamed with then-wife Toni Tennille on such easy listening hits as "Love Will Keep Us Together" and "Muskrat Love," died Wednesday. He was 76. Dragon died of renal failure at a hospice in Prescott, Arizona,...
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