- Former "American Idol" contestant Haley Reinhart was arrested early Saturday following an altercation at a bar outside Chicago.
- Over 50% of U.S. broadband households now watch Internet video on a television screen.
- Long-time puppeteer and voice of Kermit the Frog, Steve Whitmire, is reportedly no longer involved with the Muppets. A guy named Matt Vogel will be the new voice for Kermit the Frog.
- For his work in films reflecting U.S. history such as "Saving Private Ryan," "Apollo 13" and "Bridge of Spies," Tom Hanks has won this year's Records of Achievement Award, the National Archives Foundation said Monday.
- Blac Chyna has been granted a restraining order against her ex, Rob Kardashian, after going to court Monday morning to make her case. Their hearing comes up next month.
- Seattle is undergoing a building boom. They have the most cranes up and operating for the second year in a row, 60% than the next nearest city.
- Wow. True Blood actor Nelsan Ellis' death was caused by heart failure due to alcohol-withdrawal complications, according to a statement released on behalf of his family. He was just 39.
- Just a warning: fake Nintendo Classic Edition consoles have been popping up on eBay.
- Quincy Jones says that Michael Jackson's estate owes him $30-million, so he's taking it to court.
- Baseball's Florida Marlins are about to be sold for $1.17 billion.
- As expected, the bulk of the late Carrie Fisher's estate will go to her daughter, Billie Lourd.
Wednesday, July 12, 2017
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