UPDATE: Variety has confirmed that Crystal will indeed host the Oscars. _____ PREVIOUSLY: Billy Crystal is coming to the rescue for the Oscars — or so he’s tweeting, anyway. The comedy veteran and nine time Oscar host tweeted on Thursday afternoon that he would be hosting the Oscars, though he added a sarcastic aside: “Am […]

http://www.woio.com/global/video/videoplayer.js?rnd=935275;hostDomain=www.woio.com;playerWidth=630;playerHeight=355;isShowIcon=true;clipId=6361996;flvUri=;partnerclipid=;adTag=News;advertisingZone=;enableAds=true;landingPage=;islandingPageoverride=false;playerType=STANDARD_EMBEDDEDscript;controlsType=overlay;galleryType=wnstory;galleryId=15718277 HINCKLEY, OH (WOIO) – Hinckley Police and the Medina City Prosecutor say they are not charging the driver who struck and killed a mom directing a school bus. The accident  happened on October 18th at West 130th and Crestview. Diane Plumlee, 54, was struck and killed by a pick-up truck, in front of her daughters school bus. Police tell […]

Rev. Al Sharpton slammed Fox News personality Bill O’Reilly earlier this week after O’Reilly wondered why Sharpton, Jackson or other Civil Rights leaders had failed to come to the defense of Republican presidential candidate, Herman Cain.

AKRON, OH (WOIO) – Akron Police have a man in custody they say beat his child over homework. Christopher Curry, 39, of Akron has been charged with Felonious Assault, Felony Child Endangering, Domestic Violence and Child Endangering. Police say the 5-year-old girl was beaten by Curry because she could not do her homework. Officers were […]

A video showing a teen punching a homeless man on the Chicago El train has sparked outrage in the online community. The video, which appears to have been shot in April, was posted on the website World Star Hip Hop last weekend and immediately went viral. It shows a teen walking up to a man […]

Black women view themselves as especially self-confident and independent-minded-more so than Caucasian women. In a recent poll conducted by beauty mag Allure magazine, Black women rated themselves three times as likely as Caucasian women to rate themselves at the ‘hot’ end of the spectrum. Tell us something we don’t know! Black women have always viewed […]

Alicia Keys has picked up a new talent while being married to producer/rapper Swizz Beatz. The songstress premiered her alter-ego Mrs. DJ AK-47 recently while at a party at New York City’s Yotel hotel. She took over the turntables from Swizzy and immediately got the party rocking as she spun a few joints by Busta […]

Last night, the very dapper rapper LL Cool J hosted a special charity event entitled “Why Fashion Matters” to benefit the American Cancer Society and…

R&B songstress Monica was honored by ASCAP for her accomplishments as a recording artist alongside with legendary music manager Mona Scott’s and music executive Philana Williams last night in NYC. Monica couldn’t help but gush about her relationship with Shannon Brown.   “I think the cutest thing he does for me is this thing with my […]

Songstress Beyonce has just released the trailer for her upcoming DVD Beyonce: Live At Roseland. Check it out and see if this is something that you’ll be looking forward to. Bow Wow, T-Pain & Tyga At Chris Brown FAME Tour [PHOTOS & VIDEO] Kanye West Performs ‘Runaway’ On Tour, Gets Choked Up About Amber Rose […]

*Fans of Tyler Perry are berating the director on hiswebsite for hiring recently divorced television reality star Kim Kardashian who he cast to appear in his upcoming movie “The Marriage Counselor.” Apparently, folks feel Kardashian, who just filed for divorce 72 days after her made-for-TV movie, should be booted off the project. In the meantime, Kardashian arrived […]

VH1 has announced that its new reality series “T.I. & Tiny: The Family Hustle” will have its premiere on Dec. 5, at 9 p.m. ET. The network said in a statement: Viewers will get a behind-the-scenes look at the most private moments of the Grammy-winning artist as he is reunited with his wife, Tameka (a.k.a […]