NEW YORK (AP) — Hopefully there won't be any chairs in this courtroom.
Talk show host Jerry Springer is getting a new TV role as "Judge Jerry," where he'll hear testimony and render verdicts before a studio audience. NBC Universal Television Distribution announced the half-hour court program Monday that will debut in national syndication in the fall of 2019.
CINCINNATI (AP) — Long-time TV talk show host and former Cincinnati mayor Jerry Springer will highlight this year's AFL-CIO Labor Day picnic at Coney Island near Cincinnati.
Several Democratic nominees for the November election are also slated to speak Monday. Thousands of union households attend the annual picnic at the amusement park along the Ohio River.
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NEW YORK (AP) — Somehow it doesn't seem right for Jerry Springer to exit quietly.
There should be one last thrown chair or a bleep-filled tirade, at the very least. Instead, it was announced with no fanfare this week that he will stop making new episodes of his memorably raucous talk show, and neither Springer nor his bosses will talk about it.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Los Angeles police are searching the car of a television producer charged with killing her deaf and partially blind sister three years ago.
Police tell the Los Angeles Daily News that an LAPD detective was in New Jersey on Tuesday to examine Jill Blackstone's white Lexus.
STAMFORD, Conn. (AP) — TV talk show host and Jerry Springer protege Steve Wilkos will have a drunken-driving charge erased from his record if he completes Connecticut's alcohol education program.
The Advocate reports Wilkos was granted admission into the diversionary program on Monday during a hearing in Stamford Superior Court.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — A television producer arrested Thursday on suspicion of killing her deaf and partially blind sister three years ago drugged the woman, placed her in a garage and set the building on fire to make the death look accidental, Los Angeles police said.
Jill Blackstone was taken into custody in Baltimore and will be extradited to face a murder charge in California, authorities said. It wasn't immediately clear if she has an attorney.
DARIEN, Conn. (AP) — Jerry Springer protege Steve Wilkos is facing a drunken driving charge in connection with a car crash in Connecticut last month.
Darien police say the 53-year-old Wilkos turned himself in Wednesday after learning there was a warrant for his arrest.
CINCINNATI (AP) — Friends of former Democratic Ohio congressman and Cincinnati Mayor Thomas Luken spoke of his commitment to civil rights and other causes at a memorial Mass for him on Wednesday.
The Mass was held at St. Xavier Church in downtown Cincinnati for Luken, who died last week at age 92.
Luken mentored many young politicians, including former Cincinnati mayor and current TV talk show host Jerry Springer and current Mayor John Cranley.
CINCINNATI (AP) — A former Ohio congressman and Cincinnati mayor who was a Democratic force in a decades-long political career and known for mentoring young politicians such as Jerry Springer has died. Thomas Luken was 92.
Luken's son, Charlie Luken, told reporters that his father passed away Wednesday.
Tom Luken's time as a U.S. House member for 15 years in the 1970s and 80s was bookended by stints on the city council. He also served as a federal prosecutor.
CINCINNATI (AP) — Jerry Springer has decided against throwing his chair into the ring.
The TV talk show host and former Cincinnati mayor announced in his weekly podcast recorded Wednesday that he won't join the race for the 2018 Democratic nomination for governor in Ohio.
CINCINNATI (AP) — An Obama administration holdover under heat in Washington and a tabloid TV host made their presence known at Ohio Labor Day events Monday amid speculation both could join the 2018 governor's race.
In Cleveland, Jerry Springer stepped out for a Labor Day parade as he mulls a run for governor.
The 73-year-old tabloid TV host appeared at a parade and rally supporting union rights and a $15 minimum wage.
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — David West is disgusted with the choice of Donald Trump for president.
"The guy who got elected, it's not just the fact he got elected but people voted for him," West said after shootaround Wednesday. "That's the disheartening thing. I just think a lot of the things he was saying publicly, the majority of this country feels privately. They proved that through their vote. ... He got the platform."
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The sword swallower who was hit with a flaming arrow on "America's Got Talent" wasn't the first performer to suffer an injury on the variety competition series.
While the show's judges and viewers were stunned when Ryan Stock's fiancee AmberLynn Walke accidently hit him with a crossbow during Tuesday's episode, the performer is merely latest person to suffer a "Got Talent" injury.