Call him Judge Jerry: Jerry Springer is getting court show
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.
TV talker Jerry Springer to speak at Ohio Labor Day picnic
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.
ShowBiz Minute: Spade, Springer, Fallon
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.
20 years agoLieberman is denied in Springer crusadeU.S. Sen. Joseph Lieberman, D-Conn., yesterday said the country’s top education official has denied his request to cut federal funding for closed captioning on “The Jerry Springer Show.”At a meeting with the editorial board of The Advocate in Stamford, Lieberman once again lashed out at TV programming that exploits sex and violence for profit.Lieberman also called for tougher measures to control campaign financing, which he said has “hung up a...
Jerry Springer insists nobody with a "serious problem" should go on his TV talk show to fix it.
The 74-year-old star has welcomed an array of wild and wacky guests onto 'The Jerry Springer Show' since it launched in 1991, with memorable episodes including, "I Married A Horse", "I'm Happy I Cut Off My Legs" and "You Slept With My Stripper Sister".
Springer security director, talk show host Wilkos facing OUI
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.
‘The Democratic Party cannot try to be Republicans-light.’ Ohio Matters Bonus Episode: Jerry Springer/Steve Koff and Sabrina Eaton
'The Democratic Party cannot try to be Republicans-light.' Ohio Matters Bonus Episode: Jerry Springer/Steve Koff and Sabrina Eaton
CLEVELAND, Ohio – Television personality Jerry Springer thinks Democrats have to run on progressive values to win in 2018, instead of trying to be a less-conservative version of the Republican Party.
Springer joined the Ohio Matters team for a 20-minute bonus episode about the current political climate.
For those who were expecting to see a Jerry Springer episode last Thursday between the three candidates vying for the top office in the county at a Republican-sponsored debate, they probably came away disappointed.
Memorial Mass held for former Ohio congressman, mayor
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.
Tom Luken, Democratic power player in Cincinnati, dies at 92
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.
A peek into Ohio's political crystal ball: Thomas Suddes
In 2018, Ohio politics are likely to be more rambunctious than ever. All the statewide executive offices will be up for grabs – as will a crucial office that only 99 people get to vote on: The Ohio House's speakership. Here are some in-state political prophecies for 2018:
TV’s Jerry Springer decides against Ohio governor run
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.
Jerry Springer says he won't run for governor
After months of open speculation, television celebrity Jerry Springer put to bed one of the biggest what-ifs in Ohio politics by announcing he would not run for governor.
Springer, a Democrat, made the announcement Wednesday on his weekly podcast The Jerry Springer Podcast to a live audience in Kentucky where he records the show. The famed talk show host said he could not fully commit to campaigning and serving at least four years in office.
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How Richard Cordray’s impending entry into the governor’s race changes the game
How Richard Cordray's impending entry into the governor's race changes the game
CLEVELAND, Ohio – The wait-and-see over Richard Cordray's gubernatorial run has come to an end.
It you are a television game show fan, you know the phrase, “Come on Down,” is an invitation to play the famous “Price is Right.”
A stage version, “The Price is Right Live!” is coming to Waterbury’s Palace Theater on Wednesday, Oct. 18 — and the host will be TV personality Jerry Springer.
Springer, Cordray in speculation mix for Ohio governor race
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.
Robert “Bob” Sobojinski, 65, of Wisconsin Dells, passed away peacefully with his children by his side on July 8, 2017.
Bob was born on Jan. 15, 1952, in Baraboo. He spent many years driving dump truck for local black top companies, but ended his career driving his own truck for Sobojinski and Son. He had many years behind the wheel and loved to tell stories about his life to anyone who wanted to listen.
STAMFORD-Police have charged a homeless man with using his own feces to smear a swastika onto a glass panel next to the entrance of the Rich Forum Media Center Sunday night.
Sgt. Chris DiCarlo said Robin Spearman, 58, was charged with a hate crime as well as breach of peace for using a latex glove to draw a swastika and Star of David next to the entrance of the theater where episodes of the “Jerry Springer Show, “Maury Show,” and “Steve Wilkos Show” are video taped in front of a live audience.
Warrior expresses great disappointment in US choice
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."
A look back at other ‘Got Talent’ accidents
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.
At summer beach season’s arrival, a few good ‘reads’ — narrated from the Gold Coast
On a gorgeous June afternoon that gave a sunny preview of beach days to come from Jones Beach up through Compo and Hammonasset and on to Cape Cod, John Haag got comfortable in a gray, windowless cubby in downtown Stamford, pulled out a book and began reading — aloud.
With an assist from the Library of Congress and Visual EFX in Stamford, Haag’s rendition that day will soon become a summer beach yarn for someone unable to read the printed word themselves.
A new independent film will feature a Portage star and cameos by Baraboo Candy Co. and Jerry Springer.
Jarrod Crooks and Greg Kuper are directing – and starring in – a movie titled “Indie Guys.” They’re two broke guys making a movie about two broke guys making a movie. A screening is set for Aug. 7 at Portage Theatres.