Australian capital legalizes recreational marijuana
CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Australia's capital has become the first part of the country to legalize recreational marijuana for personal use.
Gordon Ramsay gets his hands dirty for new travel food show
NEW YORK (AP) — For his latest TV show, famed chef Gordon Ramsay has definitely left the comforting familiarity of his kitchens.
On "Uncharted," Ramsay visits global destinations to explore...
BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — Gordon Ramsay has harsh words for chefs who reject Michelin stars.
The famously profane Ramsay used an expletive to describe giving back a star rating. He said...
Kansas chief concerned about police shooting investigations
WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — A Kansas police chief testified in a newly released deposition that he was so concerned about the fairness of internal department probes of police shootings in Wichita that he...
WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — The Wichita Police Department will join a national partnership aimed at fighting violent crime.
Police Chief Gordon Ramsay said Monday that Wichita is one of 10 U.S....
WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — A public advisory board in Wichita, Kansas, is now recommending that officers involved in shootings should not be named, citing worries about possible death threats to the...
WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — Police in Kansas say a man who was firing gunshots inside an apartment has been shot and killed by officers after they tried to get him to surrender.
WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — A dog-friendly Wichita restaurant that celebrity chef Gordon Ramsay remodeled as part of a reality TV show is closing.
Owner Greg Buss posted Wednesday on social media...
Iron Chef Alex Guarnaschelli on cooking with her 11-yr-old
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — Alex Guarnaschelli might be a revered judge on TV's Chopped, one of the few female iron chefs and the author of two best-selling cookbooks, but in her 11-year-old...
Celebrity chef Gordon Ramsay shoots TV show in Juneau
JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) — A celebrity chef is visiting Alaska's capital.
The Juneau Empire reports Gordon Ramsay arrived in the capital Sunday night.
He says he is shooting a television show.
Ramsay reported he had spent much of Monday at the Mendenhall Glacier and that he was having "an amazing time."
Wichita eatery owners reassess after Gordon Ramsey makeover
WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — It's been nearly five months since the episode of celebrity Chef Gordon Ramsay's "24 Hours to Hell and Back" featuring Wichita's Fetch Bistro aired.
And since that day, when the national spotlight landed on the dog-friendly restaurant owned by Greg and Pamela Buss, the owners have come to realize a few things.
Chief among them, Greg Buss said: Not all of the famous chef's ideas were quite right for his business.
4-year-old boy shot, wounded in apparent case of road rage
WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — A man and a woman have been arrested in the shooting of 4-year-old boy in an apparent road rage incident after one vehicle cut off another in a Kansas city.
Wichita Police Chief Gordon Ramsay says the boy was shot in the stomach Wednesday evening and is in stable condition.
Wichita officer sues police chief over comments after arrest
WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — A Wichita police officer who says he was wrongly accused of raping a woman last year is suing the city's police chief for defamation.
Marlon Woolcock contends in a lawsuit filed Sept. 5 that Chief Gordon Ramsay damaged his reputation and hurt his chances of becoming an FBI agent by saying after Woolcock was arrested that his actions weren't in line with department's conduct standards.
Prosecutors declined to file charges against Woolcock in the case.
2 injured at Gordon Ramsay’s restaurant in Las Vegas
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Two patrons of chef Gordon Ramsay's newest restaurant on the Las Vegas Strip were taken to a hospital for treatment for injuries involving a drink.
Caesars Entertainment confirmed to The Associated Press Friday that two people were injured at Ramsay's Hell's Kitchen Thursday.
The company would not specify the drink, but says it has been taken off the menu. The Las Vegas Review-Journal reports it was a flaming tiki-style cocktail called Rum Donkey.
WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — Authorities say an off-duty Wichita officer was wounded and a suspected home intruder killed in an exchange of gunfire.
KWCH-TV reports that Wichita Police Chief Gordon Ramsay says 24-year-old Christian Webb shot the officer in the leg after entering the officer's home through an unlocked door. The officer then returned fire, hitting the Webb several times.
Chefs shocked, saddened by Anthony Bourdain’s death
Shocked and heartbroken are some of the reactions to the death of American TV celebrity and food writer Anthony Bourdain. Bourdain was found dead Friday morning in France while working on his CNN series.
CNN confirmed the death, saying the 61-year-old was found unresponsive by friend and chef Eric Ripert. It called his death a suicide.
Police: Body identified as missing 5-year-old Kansas boy
WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — A small, decomposing body found under a bridge in central Kansas was identified through an autopsy and dental records as that of 5-year-old Lucas Hernandez, a Wichita boy who has been missing since February, police said Friday.
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WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — The Latest on a 5-year-old Kansas boy who was reported missing in February (all times local):
The Sedgwick County coroner's office has identified the body of a child as that of 5-year-old Lucas Hernandez.
Police say the boy's identity was confirmed through an autopsy and dental records.
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — Reservations are now being accepted for celebrity chef Gordon Ramsay's newest steakhouse located in Atlantic City.
Friday evening, April 6, members of Torchbearer Beta Chapter of Beta Sigma Phi and guests attended the Humane Society's 2018 "Paws-itively Desserts..and More" Fundraiser at Classics in Beatrice. This year's theme is "Top Cats and Tails." Following the appetizer and dessert buffet the Herb and Marian Weston Humanitarian Award was presented. This year winners were Leigh and Marilyn Coffin. Their contributions to creatures great and small are above noteworthy. We are very proud of our sorority sister, Marilyn, and her husband. All attending enjoyed the live and silent auctions and were overwhelmed with the community's support.
Gordon Ramsay claims he is going vegan.
The 51-year-old TV chef caused a stir on social media after telling his fans he was going to try cutting out all animal products - which includes all meat and dairy - in favour of a cruelty-free lifestyle, despite being vocal about his love of meat in the past.
The Michelin-starred chef posted a picture of a vegan pizza on his Twitter account and he taunted: "Going to give this #vegan thing a try ... Yes guys you heard that right. Gx (sic)"
Did San Antonio cutie nail TV’s ‘MasterChef Junior’?
San Antonio cutie Chloe Hawkins was determined to make her Mexican family members proud by preparing one of their favorite desserts on Friday’s premiere of Gordon Ramsay’s Emmy-nominated “MasterChef Junior” cooking reality show.
Asked to make the signature dish she felt would earn her both a white apron and a spot among the 24 boy-girl contestants, ages 8 through 13, who would advance on the Fox show, Hawkins chose flan.
San Antonio girl nabs spot on TV’s ‘MasterChef Junior’
A San Antonio girl, who is all of 9 and already makes a mean osso buco, will exhibit her charm and culinary skills on the new season of Gordon Ramsay’s Emmy-nominated Fox TV show “MasterChef Junior.”
Lucky for Chloe Hawkins, an honor roll student at St. Anthony Catholic School, the British host, whose trademark bark and belligerence have reduced adult contestants to tears, exhibits a softer side on the kid version of his reality TV franchise.
Here’s a look at the best and the worst Super Bowl ads
NEW YORK — During advertising’s biggest showcase, tame humor and messages about social causes ruled the day. Slapstick humor, sexual innuendo and chest thumping patriotic messages were, for the most part, nowhere in sight. After a divisive year, advertisers during the Big Game worked overtime to win over audiences with messages that entertained and strove not to offend.
Here’s a look at the winners and losers during the biggest advertising showcase of the year.
Here’s a look at the best and the worst Super Bowl ads
NEW YORK (AP) — During advertising's biggest showcase, tame humor and messages about social causes ruled the day. Slapstick humor, sexual innuendo and chest thumping patriotic messages were, for the most part, nowhere in sight. After a divisive year, advertisers during the Big Game worked overtime to win over audiences with messages that entertained and strove not to offend.
Here's a look at the winners and losers during the biggest advertising showcase of the year.
10 ads that stand out during Super Bowl 52
NEW YORK (AP) — It's Super Bowl ad time again. Advertisers of all stripes are vying for the attention of the 111 million viewers expected to tune in. The goal is to be the most-talked about ad over the water cooler — or Slack chatroom — come Monday morning.
Why Alexa won’t light up during Amazon’s Super Bowl ad
Amazon.com is advertising its Alexa-powered speakers in the big game on Sunday. It's an amusing 90 seconds with celebrities like Gordon Ramsay, Rebel Wilson, Anthony Hopkins, Cardi B and the world's wealthiest man, Jeff Bezos himself, substituting for the voice of Amazon's digital assistant.
‘Magnificent’ Jeremiah Tower goes on about Champagne, goes off on Chef Gordon Ramsay
Jeremiah Tower, the subject of Anthony Bourdains documentary The Last Magnificent, recently graced the metro with his elegant presence. I was able to get a few minutes with him at Giannis Steakhouse in Wayzata.
Push emerges for body camera legislation in Kansas
TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Some Kansas lawmakers say there should be changes to laws concerning when police departments must release body camera footage but they acknowledge it will be difficult to balance the concerns of several stakeholders with conflicting interests.
Police investigating others over deadly prank call in Kansas
WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — Police say investigators are interviewing people involved in a hoax 911 call that led to a fatal police shooting in Kansas, but that no new arrests have been made.
Wichita Police Chief Gordon Ramsay provided few updates on the case during a news conference Friday, saying only that officers are focused on following up with people involved. Ramsay wouldn't provide details about those people or their alleged involvement.
Attorney: Family of ‘swatting’ victim wants officer charged
WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — The family of a Kansas man fatally shot at the door of his home after a hoax emergency call wants the police officer who killed him criminally charged for his death, their attorney said Tuesday.
Wichita police to resume special teams against violent crime
WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — After a recent spike in homicides, Wichita police will bring back special teams to target problem areas and problem people.
The Wichita Eagle reports the department used the team concept in a pilot project from May to August. The teams made 375 arrests.
Wichita police investigate man’s suspicious death in yard
WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — Authorities are investigating the death of a man who was found lying in a Wichita yard as suspicious.
The Wichita Eagle reports that police Sgt. Ed Brower says 911 was called after the 26-year-old man was spotting in the yard Thursday morning. Brower says police and EMS tried to resuscitate the man, but he was pronounced dead about 40 minutes later.
Wichita to reconsider camera traffic tickets
WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — The city manager in Wichita, Kansas, says the city will likely cut back its use of candid-camera security video for writing tickets for minor traffic violations in the Old Town area of the city.
Cancer patient fulfills dream of becoming a police officer
WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — A Kansas man with terminal bone cancer has fulfilled his dream of becoming a police officer.
The Wichita Eagle reports that Caleb Moraine was sworn in Wednesday as a Wichita police officer shortly after turning 20. A crowd dabbed away tears as Moraine rose out of his wheelchair and raised his right hand. His voice was barely above a whisper as he repeated the oath new officers take as best he could.
Rita Ora was once kicked out of Gordon Ramsay's restaurant.
The 26-year-old singer has always been desperate to dine in the celebrity chef's eatery, but when she decided to sample the menu she was turned away because she wasn't "dressed the part."
Home cooks sought for ‘MasterChef’
Are you a talented home cook who wants to take your culinary creativity to the next level, or simply wants to add $250,000 to the family coffers?
If so, the producers of "MasterChef," hosted by Gordon Ramsay, invite you to an open casting call for Season 9 from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Oct. 21 at Sofitel Philadelphia, 120 S. 17th St.
Man killed in officer-involved shooting in north Wichita
WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — The Kansas Bureau of Investigation is investigating the shooting death of a man by a Wichita police officer.
Wichita police chief Gordon Ramsay says the 29-year-old man was shot Monday after officers responded to a domestic violence call.
Ramsay says the suspect had a knife and was holding his 42-year-old girlfriend against her will when officers arrived at the home.
WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — Police say two people were arrested and 284 illegal gambling machines were seized during raids in the Wichita area.
Wichita Police Chief Gordon Ramsay said Tuesday that law enforcement served more than a dozen search warrants at various businesses in Wichita on Thursday.
Ramsay said the raids were a joint operation with police, Sedgwick County officials and the Kansas Racing and Gaming Commission.
MIAMI (AP) — Celebrity chef Gordon Ramsay cooked up a unique dish while filming in Florida: Burmese python.
Ramsay joined Kyle Penniston of Miami on July 15 to hunt invasive pythons in the Everglades for an upcoming episode of his competitive-cooking television variety show "The F Word with Gordon Ramsay."
Here are some of TV’s highest-paid stars
Here are some of the world's top-earning TV entertainers in 2017, according to Forbes magazine. The annual earnings of these stars may include income from additional activities such as producing, non-TV performances, endorsements and merchandising.
1. Dr. Phil McGraw, $79 million (talk-show host, personality, producer).
2. Ellen DeGeneres, $77 million (talk-show host, personality, producer).
3. Jerry Seinfeld, $69 million (comedian, sitcom star).
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Samantha Harris is the host of a Fox TV cooking contest show airing next month.
Fox said Monday that Harris will host "Culinary Genius," a half-hour show produced by celebrity chef Gordon Ramsay.
Harris is a former co-host of "Dancing with the Stars" and "Entertainment Tonight."
Correction: Emmy Nominations-Quotes story
LOS ANGELES (AP) — In a July 13 story about stars responding to their Primetime Emmy nominations, The Associated Press misspelled the last name of the host of "MasterChef Junior." It is Gordon Ramsay, not Gordon Ramsey.
A corrected version of the story is below:
Stars react to nominations for the 69th Emmy Awards
Stars like Elisabeth Moss and Leslie Jones react to their nominations for the 68th Emmy Awards
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Stars react to Thursday's 69th Primetime Emmy nominations:
Celebrity chef Ramsay gives NASCAR taste of the ‘F’ word
DOVER, Del. (AP) — Danica Patrick wanted more than some cooking tips when she chewed the fat with Gordon Ramsay.
"I mean, if I don't hear an F-bomb," she said, with a laugh.
Ramsay, the expletive-spewing celebrity chef, held his tongue when he filmed scenes with Patrick and other NASCAR crew members for his TV show "The F Word ."
Gordon Ramsay defends putting kids in economy class
Gordon Ramsay doesn't feel "embarrassed" by the fact he lets his kids fly in economy class.
The 50-year-old celebrity chef's four children, Matilda, 15, Jack and Holly, 17, and Megan, 18, don't get to sit in First Class with their dad and mother Tana, 42, and despite receiving criticism, the 'F Word' star has defended his decision not to spoil his brood.
Father-daughter stare down egg-cracking record
SILVERDALE, Wash. (AP) — The staccato, rapid-fire cracking of eggs is a ubiquitous sound in the kitchen of the Oak Table Café.
On an average day, owner Ross McCurdy says the Silverdale restaurant can go through 2,000 eggs. And with hungry customers waiting, time is imperative.
"They're all cracked one-handed, because nobody has time to crack two-handed," McCurdy said.
WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — Authorities say a suspect was shot and killed by law enforcers after leading police on a three-county, south-central Kansas chase, firing at deputies and police along the way.
Gordon Ramsay won’t leave his money to his kids
Gordon Ramsay won't leave his fortune to his children.
The 50-year-old TV chef has four children - Matilda, 15, Jack and Holly, 17, and Megan, 18 - with his wife Tana, but Gordon has revealed he will not leave his vast personal fortune to them in his will because it would risk spoiling them.
He shared: "It's definitely not going to them, and that's not in a mean way; it's to not spoil them. The only thing I've agreed with Tana is they get a 25 per cent deposit on a flat, but not the whole flat.