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Allman Brothers Band guitarist Dickey Betts suffers brain injury

It’s been a rough couple of years for former Allman Brothers Band members.  Both bandleader Gregg Allman and drummer Butch Trucks died in 2017, and now, guitarist Dickey Betts is undergoing surgery following what has been called a “freak accident.”  >> Read more trending news  The Florida-based Rock and Roll Hall of Famer who wrote some of the band&rsquo...


Houston Texans players rip superintendent for ‘you can’t count on a black quarterback’ post 

Houston Texans players rip superintendent for ‘you can’t count on a black quarterback’ post 

Houston Texans football coach Bill O’Brien and several players criticized a Facebook post made by a Texas school superintendent after the team’s 27-20 loss to the Tennessee Titans on Sunday, that read in part, “you can’t count on a black quarterback,” the Houston Chronicle reported Wednesday. >> Read more trending news  Lynn Redden, the superintendent...
DLM Bakery just unveiled a brand new brownie that has everything going for it, literally

DLM Bakery just unveiled a brand new brownie that has everything going for it, literally

Dorothy Lane Market is at it again. The ooey gooey, moist and rich brownies that just cannot be turned down have a new member of their family. DLM just announced their newest brownie variation, Kitchen Sink Brownie Bites.  They’re dangerously snackable, with “colorful sprinkles, M&M's and mini chocolate chips, all mixed into layers of a traditional brownie and a blonde brownie&rdquo...
5 things you need to know about celebrating Oktoberfest

5 things you need to know about celebrating Oktoberfest

You don’t have to travel to Munich to celebrate Oktoberfest with a couple steins of beers and pork knuckles. More than six million partiers travel to Munich for Oktoberfest, but only about 2 percent of the crowd usually comes from the United States, according to WalletHub estimates. It makes sense — the trip would cost an average of $5,000 for Americans. » UNMATCHED COVERAGE: For...
Are Bert and Ernie gay? 'Sesame Street' weighs in on ex-writer's comments

Are Bert and Ernie gay? 'Sesame Street' weighs in on ex-writer's comments

The nonprofit organization behind the beloved children's show "Sesame Street" is weighing in on a question that has sparked debates for decades: Are Bert and Ernie a gay couple? The answer: Nope, they're puppets, Sesame Workshop said in a statement Tuesday. "As we have always said, Bert and Ernie are best friends," the statement said. "They were created to teach...
'Avengers 4' movie: Jeremy Renner teases bruised, bloody Hawkeye

'Avengers 4' movie: Jeremy Renner teases bruised, bloody Hawkeye

Actor Jeremy Renner wants you to know that Hawkeye will be returning to the upcoming untitled “Avengers 4” reshoot, despite the rumors. The superhero, along with Ant-Man and the Wasp, didn’t make it to Marvel’s Atlanta-filmed “Avengers: Infinity War,” but Renner is officially back in action for the next installation. >> Read more trending news  The...
NBA star Russell Westbrook, wife Nina expecting twin girls

NBA star Russell Westbrook, wife Nina expecting twin girls

NBA star Russell Westbrook and his wife, Nina, announced Tuesday they are expecting twin girls in a YouTube video produced by the Oklahoma City Thunder. >> Need something to lift your spirits? Read more uplifting news  The video is called "The Westbrook Family." Nina lets out the news they're having twins 2:12 into the video. Russell mentions they will be girls...
Hurricane Florence: Michael Jordan to donate $2M to relief efforts

Hurricane Florence: Michael Jordan to donate $2M to relief efforts

Charlotte Hornets chairman and NBA basketball legend Michael Jordan, along with the Hornets organization and the NBA, have announced that they’re working together with a number of community organizations to provide relief and support to the people affected by Hurricane Florence. Jordan is donating $1 million each to The American Red Cross and The Foundation for the Carolinas’ Hurricane...
Atlanta DJ Wanda Smith's husband says he didn't point gun at Katt Williams

Atlanta DJ Wanda Smith's husband says he didn't point gun at Katt Williams

LaMorris Sellers, the husband of Atlanta radio host Wanda Smith, said in an exclusive interview with The Atlanta Journal-Constitution Tuesday that he did not point a gun at Emmy-winning comic Katt Williams on Saturday night outside the Atlanta Comedy Theater in Norcross, Georgia. Sellers admitted he chased after Williams, going to a neighboring Food Depot supermarket because he felt Williams...
Ariana Grande stepping away from public eye 'to heal and mend'

Ariana Grande stepping away from public eye 'to heal and mend'

Despite fan speculation that she would be at the Emmys Monday night, Ariana Grande didn’t show. The rumors led the singer’s representatives to confirm that she will be taking time out of the spotlight. >> Read more trending news  “Contrary to reports, Ariana will not be attending the Emmys tonight,” Grande’s team told People in a statement Tuesday. “Pete...
‘Captain Marvel’ trailer released, fans get first look of Brie Larson’s take on role

‘Captain Marvel’ trailer released, fans get first look of Brie Larson’s take on role

Hot on the heels of “Mary Poppins Returns” trailer release, Marvel has released its own flying superstar’s trailer: “Captain Marvel.” Brie Larson stars as the latest hero introduced into the Marvel Cinematic Universe. And we’re finally getting a look at Captain Marvel, whose appearance was teased at the end credits scene of “Avengers: Infinity War...
Bob Seger announces final tour before retirement

Bob Seger announces final tour before retirement

Bob Seger is going on one last tour before retiring. Detroit Free Press reported the musician announced a six-month bout with the Silver Bullet Band to close out 56 years on the road. >> Read more trending news  The “Travelin’ Man Tour” starts Nov. 21 in Grand Rapids, Michigan, and will include makeup dates from last year’s tour. Those dates were rescheduled...
Dayton-raised comedian making headlines with Emmy win, feud and reported gun incident

Dayton-raised comedian making headlines with Emmy win, feud and reported gun incident

It’s been an eventful few days for Dayton-raised comedian Katt Williams. Williams won his first Emmy Sept. 8 at the Creative Arts Emmy Awards for being a guest actor on Donald Glover's acclaimed show “Atlanta.” He also told police he had a gun drawn on him and apparently made up with one of the nation’s hottest comedians.    Williams...
Jessica Simpson pregnant with baby No. 3

Jessica Simpson pregnant with baby No. 3

Jessica Simpson and her husband, Eric Johnson, will be parents again for the third time. E! News reported the singer and fashion entrepreneur announced on Instagram Tuesday that they were having a baby girl. >> Read more trending news  “This little baby girl will make us a family of five,” the caption read. “We couldn’t be happier to announce this precious...
Former Dayton reporter Julie Chen leaving 'The Talk' after husband Les Moonves leaves CBS, reports say

Former Dayton reporter Julie Chen leaving 'The Talk' after husband Les Moonves leaves CBS, reports say

A former Dayton reporter is leaving her national daytime talk show in the wake of controversy surrounding her husband, according to multiple media reports. Julie Chen is expected to leave CBS’ “The Talk,” following her husband Les Moonves’ resignation from his position as CEO of the television network.  Chen was a reporter at WDTN-TV in 1995. She discussed the racism she...
Local actor/director appears in crime flick ‘White Boy Rick’

Local actor/director appears in crime flick ‘White Boy Rick’

Alan Bomar Jones, a resident artist of the Human Race Theatre Company, is excited to have been a part of Matthew McConaughey’s latest flick “White Boy Rick,” a powerful tale based on a true story of crime and drugs in 1980s Detroit. In the gritty film, released Sept. 14, Jones plays Willie Volsan, a dirty cop taken down by impressionable Richard Wershe Jr. (newcomer Richie Merritt)...
CNN's Anderson Cooper calls out Donald Trump Jr., debunks hurricane meme

CNN's Anderson Cooper calls out Donald Trump Jr., debunks hurricane meme

Atlanta-based CNN is often dismissed as "fake news" by President Donald Trump and his supporters. Seeking to prove their point, some right-wing meme creators found a photo of Anderson Cooper in waist-deep floodwater, claiming he was exaggerating and staging shots during Hurricane Florence.  But the photo was from 2008 during Hurricane Ike in Texas, and Cooper was demonstrating...
2018 Emmys: 'The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel,' 'Game of Thrones,' among winners

2018 Emmys: 'The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel,' 'Game of Thrones,' among winners

The 70th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards were Monday in Los Angeles. Streaming giant Netflix is leading nominations across all categories, at 112 total, but HBO is close behind with 108. The two competed neck and neck most of the night for most wins, ultimately tying at 23 each. >> Read more trending news  History had been made before the prime time broadcast, as John Legend is the ...
Tom Arnold claims 'Apprentice' creator Mark Burnett choked him at Emmys party

Tom Arnold claims 'Apprentice' creator Mark Burnett choked him at Emmys party

Actor and comedian Tom Arnold filed a report Monday with the Los Angeles Police Department after he said he was attacked by famed producer and MGM Chairman Mark Burnett at a pre-Emmys party in Los Angeles one day earlier. Update 3:45 p.m. EDT Sept. 17: Los Angeles police spokeswoman Det. Meghan Aguilar confirmed to the Los Angeles Times that Arnold met with officers in West Los Angeles on Monday to...
Ed Sheeran brings smiles to Boston Children's with special visit

Ed Sheeran brings smiles to Boston Children's with special visit

Over the weekend, children at Boston Children's Hospital were all smiles when Ed Sheeran stopped by for a visit. The award-winning singer and songwriter made a special visit where he answered questions, posed for selfies and entertained patients. >> Read more trending news  Sheeran even sang his hit song "Perfect" to young boys and girls and staff members. In a Facebook post,...
Katt Williams says Atlanta DJ Wanda Smith's husband pointed gun at him

Katt Williams says Atlanta DJ Wanda Smith's husband pointed gun at him

Katt Williams told Gwinnett County police Saturday night that V-103 personality Wanda Smith’s husband pointed a gun at him outside the Atlanta Comedy Theater in Norcross.According to a police report, Smith’s husband LaMorris Sellers said his gun had merely fallen out. He told cops he did chase Williams into a nearby supermarket, but did not point a gun at him.  The incident between...
Katt Williams slams Tiffany Haddish, says she 'has not proven the ability to tell jokes'

Katt Williams slams Tiffany Haddish, says she 'has not proven the ability to tell jokes'

The reliably controversial Emmy-winning comic Katt Williams didn’t hold back on Tiffany Haddish during a visit to V-103’s “Frank and Wanda In The Morning” Friday, saying Haddish didn’t deserve the success she’s gotten. “She ain’t done a tour yet. She ain’t done a special,” Williams told Frank Ski and Wanda Smith....
Chrissy Teigen says we've been mispronouncing her name this whole time

Chrissy Teigen says we've been mispronouncing her name this whole time

You've probably been pronouncing Chrissy Teigen's last name wrong. We're just as shocked as you are. In a video posted on Teigen's Twitter last night, she dropped the wild news: "I'm tired of living this lie: it's 'Tie-gen,' " she says. "Isn't it, Mom?"           "Yep!" Teigen's mom exclaims in the background...
’Practically perfect’ Mary Poppins returns in first full trailer

’Practically perfect’ Mary Poppins returns in first full trailer

Mary Poppins is back in the first full trailer for the upcoming sequel to the 1964 Disney classic film. Emily Blunt takes over for the role in “Mary Poppins Returns” made famous by Julie Andrews as the practically perfect nanny who arrives to take care of the Banks children once again. But is it the younger children or her original wards she’s there to care for? Watch the trailer...
WWE’s Starrcade coming to Cincinnati

WWE’s Starrcade coming to Cincinnati

Southwest Ohio wrestling fans can get up close and personal with their favorite WWE stars in November, when WWE Live: Starrcade shows up in Cincinnati. Tickets for the Nov. 24 show at U.S. Bank Arena will go on sale Friday on ticketmaster.com, ranging from $15 to $303. »RELATED: Ohio’s Legoland opening this month Matches will include: The Shield vs. Braun Strowman, Dolph...
Birthday boy Prince Harry still gets nervous when he bumps into the queen

Birthday boy Prince Harry still gets nervous when he bumps into the queen

Prince Harry turns 34 Saturday, and even though he has been around the royal family his entire life, the Duke of Sussex admits he still gets nervous when he runs into his grandmother, Queen Elizabeth II. >> Read more trending news  Those panic attacks are brought to light in a new documentary that examines life inside the royal family, the Express reported Saturday. During the two-part...
2018 Emmys nominations: ‘Game of Thrones,’ ‘Westworld,’ ‘The Handmaids Tale’ lead nods

2018 Emmys nominations: ‘Game of Thrones,’ ‘Westworld,’ ‘The Handmaids Tale’ lead nods

Nominees for the 70th Emmy Awards were announced Thursday in Los Angeles, and “Game of Thrones” leads the pack. Actors Samira Wiley and Ryan Eggold were at the Wolf Theatre at Saban Media Center as they announced the nominations. >> Read more trending news  “Game of Thrones” has 22 nominations, followed by “Saturday Night Live” and &ldquo...
Kelly Clarkson announces 'Meaning of Life Tour' in 2019

Kelly Clarkson announces 'Meaning of Life Tour' in 2019

Kelly Clarkson is going on a 28-date arena tour next year in support of her latest album, “Meaning of Life.” Rolling Stone reported that the first “American Idol,” vocalist and mother of two announced the news Friday.  >> Read more trending news  “Meaning of Life is the album I always wanted to make and I am so excited to finally be able to tour...
Reports: Justin Bieber, Hailey Baldwin get marriage license

Reports: Justin Bieber, Hailey Baldwin get marriage license

Two months after getting engaged Justin Bieber and Hailey Baldwin were seen getting their marriage license. TMZ appeared to capture photos of the two walking hand-in-hand to the New York City Marriage Bureau. According to the gossip site, Bieber was emotional inside the bureau, telling Baldwin, “I can’t wait to marry you, baby.” People reported that it has confirmed that...
Ohio’s Legoland opening this month

Ohio’s Legoland opening this month

The Columbus Legoland Discovery Center will open to the general public at the end of this month. The 36,000 square-foot entertainment center at the Easton Town Center next to the AMC movie theater will include two interactive rides, a 4D cinema and Miniland, Ohio, which will have Ohio landmarks, including some from Dayton, according to a company statement. The 10 a.m. Sept. 28 grand opening event...
Sia joins Dolly Parton for reworked 'Here I Am' duet

Sia joins Dolly Parton for reworked 'Here I Am' duet

Sia has joined Dolly Parton for a new duet version of her 1971 song “Here I Am.” The new rendition appears on the soundtrack for the Netflix film “Dumplin’.” Rolling Stone reported that it’s one of six songs that Parton collaborated on with songwriter and producer Linda Perry. >> Read more trending news  The 1971 original, which appeared on...
Need a culture fix? 6 area museums will open their doors for free visits on Museum Day 

Need a culture fix? 6 area museums will open their doors for free visits on Museum Day 

Smithsonian magazine would like you to be their guest at a local museum.  Museum Day is an annual “celebration of boundless curiosity” according to Smithsonian.com. The organization will provide free admission for two people at museums across the country on Saturday, Sept. 22.  Participating cultural institutions can be found on the website and participants can download...
Half of Hall & Oates headed to Dayton for concert — and here’s how to score tickets

Half of Hall & Oates headed to Dayton for concert — and here’s how to score tickets

Award-winning singer/songwriter John Oates (of famous duo Hall & Oates) and The Good Road Band are headed to the historic Victoria Theatre on Tuesday, Jan. 15, 2019 as part of the Universal 1 Credit Union VIC150 Music Series, The Victoria Theatre Association announced. Tickets go on sale Monday, Sept. 17 at 10 a.m. at the Ticket Center Stage Box Office located in the Wintergarden of the Benjamin &...
John Legend ‘thrilled’ to be joining ‘The Voice’

John Legend ‘thrilled’ to be joining ‘The Voice’

John Legend is going to be the next judge on the hit television series, “The Voice,” when it returns for its 16th season next spring, according to a story posted Thursday on the Huffington Post and a post on the Springfield native’s Instagram page. He will be replacing Jennifer Hudson and will join judges, Kelly Clarkson, Adam Levine and Blake Shelton, according to Huffington Post...
Tamar Braxton says she was sexually abused by family members

Tamar Braxton says she was sexually abused by family members

Although Tamar Braxton chatted about her new boyfriend on “The Wendy Williams Show,” she also revealed she was sexually abused by family members. In an in-depth interview with the daytime talk show host, Braxton, 41, confronted reports of her walking out of a taping of the OWN reality show “Iyanla Fix My Life.” Braxton appeared on the show -- which is hosted by motivational...
Newly minted Emmy winner John Legend joins 'The Voice' as a coach in season 16

Newly minted Emmy winner John Legend joins 'The Voice' as a coach in season 16

Fresh off an Emmy Award win, John Legend is sticking with television and becoming a coach on NBC's "The Voice." “I’m thrilled to join the coaches of ‘The Voice,’ ” Legend said in a press release. “I’ve been a guest and mentor on the show multiple times, and I’m so excited to discover talented singers and help them make the most of their...
Hit-making songstress coming to Dayton 

Hit-making songstress coming to Dayton 

The songstress behind some of the most romantic music of the 1980s and ‘90s is coming Dayton.  “Love Under New Management” singer Miki Howard will perform at The Arena, 4515 Salem Ave., as part of her Phenomenal Woman Tour on Sunday, Sept. 23.   Doors open at 7 p.m. for the show that also features El Coats and Premium Blend.  General admission tickets are $37...
Report: Mac Miller's funeral to be held in Pittsburgh

Report: Mac Miller's funeral to be held in Pittsburgh

Funeral services for rapper and Point Breeze native Mac Miller, who died at age 26 of an apparent overdose, will be held in Pittsburgh, TMZ reported. Miller’s body was placed on a plane in Los Angeles Wednesday morning to be flown to Pittsburgh, according to TMZ. A Jewish service will be held later in the week. On Tuesday, a vigil was held at Pittsburgh’s Blue Slide Park, for...
PODCAST: Bill Castro on squid, horses and how his family has served Dayton the world on a plate for 40 years 

PODCAST: Bill Castro on squid, horses and how his family has served Dayton the world on a plate for 40 years 

You can lead a horse to water, but can you convince it to eat squid? Amelia Robinson talked to Bill Castro for the latest episode of the “What Had Happened Was” podcast.  Bill and his family have been serving the world up to Dayton for more than 40 years at their restaurant, El Meson, at  903 E. Dixie Drive in West Carrollton.  Bill talks about being raised in West Carrollton...
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