You choose, we deliver
If you are interested in this story, you might be interested in others from The Journal Gazette. Go to and pick the subjects you care most about. We'll deliver your customized daily news report at 3 a.m. Fort Wayne time, right to your email.


  • Lennon killer denied parole for 8th time
    John Lennon’s killer was denied release from prison in his eighth appearance before a parole board, New York corrections officials said Friday.
  • Hough back on ‘Dancing’ to be a judge
    “Dancing With the Stars” says two-time champion Julianne Hough is returning to the ballroom as a judge this season. She will preside alongside Len Goodman, Carrie Ann Inaba and Bruno Tonioli.
  • Accuser seeking dismissal
    A former child model accusing “X-Men” director Bryan Singer of sex abuse in Hawaii says he wants to dismiss the lawsuit – not because it lacks merit but because he can’t find a new attorney to represent him.

Lil’ Kim expecting 1st baby


Lil’ Kim is pregnant with her first child.

The rapper-actress’ publicist C.J. Carter confirmed the news Thursday, a day after pictures of Kim’s baby bump began to circulate on social media following her appearance at New York Fashion Week.

The 39-year-old “Lady Marmalade” singer’s assistant Noel Perez says Kim is due in May. No other details were available.

‘SNL’ taps Parsons

“Saturday Night Live” returns with a big bang on March 1 as Jim Parsons makes his first appearance as host.

The “Big Bang Theory” star will be joined by musical guest Beck, who will make his seventh appearance.

Happy birthday

Among celebrity birthdays today: TV personality Hugh Downs is 93. Actress Florence Henderson is 80. Magician Teller is 66. Actor Ken Wahl is 57. Actor Enrico Colantoni is 51. Actor Valente Rodriguez is 50. Singer Rob Thomas is 42. Actor Freddie Highmore is 22.