Entertainment News

“Easy Rider” star Peter Fonda, brother of Jane and son of Henry, dead at 79

“Easy Rider” star Peter Fonda, brother of Jane and son of Henry, dead at 79

Silver Screen Collection/Getty Images(LOS ANGELES) — Writer, director and actor Peter Fonda, son of legendary actor Henry Fonda and brother of Oscar-winning actress Jane Fonda, has died, ABC News has confirmed.  He was 79.   In a statement, Peter’s family said that he died Friday morning at his home in Los Angeles of respiratory failure…

Netflix announces release date for Michael B. Jordan superhero drama ‘Raising Dion’

Netflix announces release date for Michael B. Jordan superhero drama ‘Raising Dion’

ABC/Craig Sjodin(LOS ANGELES) — Netflix has officially set a release date for Michael B. Jordan’s highly anticipated super hero drama Raising Dion. The streamer announced on Friday that the series, which will have nine one-hour episodes, will launch on October 4. Based on Dennis Liu’s short film and comic book of the same name, the series follows a…

‘Preacher’ star Dominic Cooper says fourth and final season is “out of control”

‘Preacher’ star Dominic Cooper says fourth and final season is “out of control”

Lachlan Moore/AMC/Sony Pictures (LOS ANGELES) — Based on Garth Ennis and Steve Dillon’s popular 1990s comic book franchise of the same name, Preacher is currently in its fourth and final season on AMC. The supernatural series stars Dominic Cooper as Jesse Custer, a crook-turned very imperfect Texas preacher who inherits the voice of God –…

Music News

12/25 or 6 to 4? Chicago releasing new Christmas album in October

12/25 or 6 to 4? Chicago releasing new Christmas album in October

RhinoChicago will celebrate the holiday season this year with a brand-new Christmas album, aptly titled Chicago Christmas, which will be released on CD and digitally on October 4, while vinyl versions will hit stores on November 22. The 11-track collection, which is actually the horn-driven band’s fourth yuletide album, features seven original songs, a pair…

National News

Prosecutors seek additional indictment against Harvey Weinstein

Prosecutors seek additional indictment against Harvey Weinstein

Marilyn Nieves/iStock(NEW YORK) — The Manhattan District Attorney’s office has presented the criminal case against Harvey Weinstein to a grand jury for a second time to include testimony from a one-time Sopranos actress, new court filings show.Prosecutors are hoping the grand jury returns a new indictment against the disgraced film producer based, in part, on…

Suspect surrenders after shooting 2 officers serving eviction notice

Suspect surrenders after shooting 2 officers serving eviction notice

vmargineanu/iStock(VAN BUREN, Mo.) — A Missouri man who shot two police officers while they were serving him an eviction notice surrendered to authorities Friday afternoon after a long standoff. The suspect shot a Missouri Highway Patrol trooper and a deputy with the Carter County Sheriff’s Department and then barricaded himself inside his home Friday morning,…

Man flew in plane’s cargo hold from Havana to Miami: CBP

Man flew in plane’s cargo hold from Havana to Miami: CBP

Obtained by ABC News(MIAMI) —  A 26-year-old Cuban man who stowed away in the cargo hold of a flight from Havana to Miami was arrested Friday morning by U.S. Customs and Border Protection. “CBP received reports of a possible stowaway shortly after midnight after a ramp agent encountered the man while offloading baggage,” CBP spokesperson…

Jeffrey Epstein’s death ruled suicide by hanging, medical examiner says

Jeffrey Epstein’s death ruled suicide by hanging, medical examiner says

MivPiv/iStock(NEW YORK) — New York City’s medical examiner has ruled Jeffrey Epstein’s death in a Manhattan jail cell suicide by hanging. The disgraced financier, who was facing federal sex trafficking charges, was found unresponsive in his cell at Metropolitan Correctional Center in Lower Manhattan on the morning of Aug. 10. Epstein, 66, was set to…

Health News

New guidelines on prescribing fewer opioids could have massive impact: Study

New guidelines on prescribing fewer opioids could have massive impact: Study

WoodysPhotos/iStockBY DR. NITHIN PAUL (NEW YORK) — Surgeons in Michigan are prescribing fewer opioid medications after operations, but here’s the kicker: Their patients are not complaining. A new study further explores whether too many opioids were being given to patients and how new guidelines can help surgeons curb usage without affecting pain relief. In the…

Woman says she was told by doctor to lose weight, then diagnosed with cancer

Woman says she was told by doctor to lose weight, then diagnosed with cancer

Jen Curran(LOS ANGELES) — A California woman who gave birth six months ago says seeking a second opinion after one doctor told her to lose weight may have saved her life.Jen Curran, 38, of Los Angeles, said her blood pressure was high and her OBGYN detected a high amount of protein in her urine during…

Three ways to stop the dreaded ‘Sunday scaries’

Three ways to stop the dreaded ‘Sunday scaries’

Just_Human/iStock(NEW YORK) — It’s 5:00 on Sunday night and a familiar feeling of dread starts to set in, as the weekend slips away.Sunday scaries, Sunday night blues and Sunday depression are all terms used to describe the anticipatory anxiety for the week ahead.It’s a phenomenon that has become commonplace, experienced by 81% of Americans, according…