10:07 AM Jul 26, 2010
Nicole Scherzinger spent most of this season of "Dancing With the Stars' in first place. In fact, the lead singer of the Pussycat Dolls amassed 363 judges' points in Weeks 1 through 9, the most by any celebrity heading into the finals in 10 seasons of ABC's hit dance show.
10:07 AM Jul 26, 2010
Kate Gosselin received praise for a tango that one judge classified as her best dance so far, and yet she earned the lowest score among the nine competitors on "Dancing With the Stars" Monday night. For the second straight week, Olympic figure skater Evan Lysacek netted the top score.
10:07 AM Jul 26, 2010
From nearly perfect to nearly comatose, Nicole Scherzinger and Kate Gosselin found themselves on opposite sides of the spectrum – and leader board – Monday night on "Dancing With the Stars.' Dubbed "Movie Night,' Week 5 of ABC's hit dance show saw the eight remaining couples perform routines to songs from famous films.
10:07 AM Jul 26, 2010
Nicole Scherzinger came within one point of perfection for her two dances Monday night, giving the pop singer a commanding lead heading into next week's semifinals on "Dancing With the Stars.' Each of the five celebrities still in the competition performed a dance he or she hadn't done previously, and then another dance themed after a randomly-selected decade.
10:07 AM Jul 26, 2010
LOS ANGELES (MCT) - Crystal Bowersox wowed the 'American Idol' judges with three riveting performances Tuesday night. Now the 24-year-old Elliston, Ohio singer is waiting to see whether fans made her or Lee DeWyze the next Idol. The results will be announced tonight during the two-hour finale that begins at 8 on Fox. The opportunity to win a million-dollar recording contract is up for grabs.
10:07 AM Jul 26, 2010
Crystal Bowersox is one of four finalists on this season's "American Idol,' now that Aaron Kelly has been eliminated. Kelly learned his fate at the conclusion of tonight's results show on Fox.
10:07 AM Jul 26, 2010
Soap actor Aiden Turner is the latest celebrity to exit "Dancing With the Stars,' meaning controversial reality TV star Kate Gosselin is still in the running for the show's Mirror Ball trophy. Aiden Turner learned his fate Tuesday during the results show for ABC's hit dancing program.
10:07 AM Jul 26, 2010
Five celebrities remain in the competition on "Dancing With the Stars,' and each is set to perform two routines Monday. (BLOG - At least Kate Gosselin wasn't around for the cha-cha challenge. To make your predictions as to which three celebrities will advance to the finals, and read the predictions of other DWTS fans, click here.)
10:07 AM Jul 26, 2010
Kate Gosselin's run on "Dancing With the Stars' has come to an end. The mother of eight, who gained fame on the TLC reality series "Jon & Kate Plus 8' and then became tabloid fodder after her failed marriage and subsequent custody battle, was eliminated from ABC's hit dance show Tuesday night.
10:07 AM Jul 26, 2010
Last Tuesday, Shannen Doherty became the first celebrity to exit "Dancing With the Stars' this season, meaning Kate Gosselin, Buzz Aldrin and Chad Ochocinco each dodged a bullet after poor performances in Weeks 1 and 2. Tonight, those three celebrities will have a chance to redeem themselves as all 10 remaining couples will perform new routines on the hit ABC show, which begins at 8 p.m.
10:07 AM Jul 26, 2010
A sizzling samba and longevity in the swing dance marathon helped Nicole Scherzinger maintained her spot atop the leader board on "Dancing With the Stars' Monday night. Behind her, however, came two celebrities posting their best scores yet. ESPN anchor Erin Andrews and NFL player Chad Ochocinco finished second and third, respectively, while Olympic figure skater Evan Lysacek – who previously ranked no lower than second in each of the first five weeks of competition, found himself ranked fifth among the seven remaining celebrities in Week 6 of ABC's hit dance show.
10:07 AM Jul 26, 2010
The Erie County Sheriff's Office is investigating the suspected rape of a 12-year-old Toledo girl who was in Norwalk for a basketball tournament this weekend. Capt. Paul Sigsworth said the suspect, a 15-year-old Toledo boy, was staying in the same Avery hotel when the reported offense happened between midnight and 2:30 a.m. Sunday. He said the boy also was in Norwalk for a basketball tournament. By late morning or early afternoon, there was an examination of the girl at Fisher-Titus Medical Center. The patient was referred to a sexual assault nurse examiner at The Toledo Hospital, who contacted the sheriff's office just before 6 p.m. Sunday. "Our detectives are following up on the investigation. No charges and the investigation continues," Sigsworth said.
10:07 AM Jul 26, 2010
WASHINGTON (PA SPORTSTICKER) - The president is on the record again about LeBron James - and this time, the people of Cleveland may be happier about it. President Barack Obama told CNN's Larry King on Thursday that it would be a terrific story if the basketball superstar stayed with the Cleveland Cavaliers instead of switching teams as a free agent. Said Obama: "That's a town that has had some tough times.'
10:07 AM Jul 26, 2010
Despite being injured in a head-on car collision last week, South Central High School graduate Lauren M. West is excited about going to the state track meet Friday. West, 18, will run in the 400-meter dash at 11 a.m. Friday at the Jesse Owens Memorial Stadium in Columbus. If she makes the top four, she'll run again at 10:35 a.m. Saturday.
10:07 AM Jul 26, 2010
WASHINGTON (MCT) - The Supreme Court retreated from strict enforcement of the famous Miranda decision on Tuesday, ruling that a crime suspect's words could be used against him if he failed to invoke his rights clearly and, instead, answered a single question after nearly three hours of interrogation. In the past, the court has said the "burden rests on the government" to show that a crime suspect has "knowingly and intelligently waived" his rights.
10:07 AM Jul 26, 2010
With Huron County having the eighth-worst jobless rate in the state, local officials fear what might happen when those receiving unemployment compensation lose their benefits at the end of next month. The Ohio Department of Job and Family Services released the number this morning, which places Huron County eighth worst in the state. The county was ranked eighth last month as well.
10:07 AM Jul 26, 2010
A Norwalk pedestrian sustained minor injuries after being hit by a sub-compact car Tuesday morning at the intersection of Linwood Avenue and East Seminary Street. North Central EMS transported John P. Urban, 82, of 53 E. Elm St., to Fisher-Titus Medical Center for the treatment of minor injuries after the incident at 8:40 a.m. The driver was Melissa Biemler, 42, of 13513 Ohio 61, Berlin Heights.
10:07 AM Jul 26, 2010
COLLINS - Sarah Bouss' kindergarten class went on its all-day "Back to the Wild' field trip as planned Monday. Because of her tragic, unexpected death two days earlier, Katrina Gail "Nina" Cleavenger wasn't there. The rural Norwalk girl died unexpectedly at her home the morning of May 22.
10:07 AM Jul 26, 2010
The Norwalk VFW's American flag -- the world's largest masted flag -- was torn in a Memorial Day storm. It will be resewn at no charge by Yoder's Tarp Service, quartermaster Jim Heyman said.
10:07 AM Jul 26, 2010
HURON - Two area men admitted to taking scrap metal without permission from the Norfolk Southern Railroad right-of-way property on Rye Beach Road. The Erie County Sheriff's Office was notified about possible trespassing on the Huron Township property this weekend. Capt. Paul Sigsworth said someone saw the two suspects, Norwalk resident James A. Speer, 25, of 20 Newton St., and Craig M. Hale, 27, of Huron, throwing items into the back of a pickup truck.
10:07 AM Jul 26, 2010
Pussycat Dolls lead singer Nicole Scherzinger won this season's "Dancing With the Stars' title. The competition came down to Scherzinger and Olympic figure skater Evan Lysacek during Tuesday's two-hour finale on ABC. ESPN reporter Erin Andrews had been eliminated earlier in the show after all three celebrities danced the Argentine tango.