Della Reese, of TV’s ‘Touched by an Angel,’ has died at 86

“Touched by an Angel” was a gamble for CBS from the start. The story of an apprentice angel (Roma Downey) and her supervisor (Reese) being sent to Earth to solve people’s problems appeared to have little chance in a TV world dominated by sitcoms and police dramas.

Women dominate American Music Awards, but not as nominees

In categories like artist of the year and favorite pop/rock album, where men and women compete, no female acts were in contention. Only six female artists or groups that include women won in the more than two dozen fan voted awards handed out Sunday night. However, the legendary Diana Ross was given a lifetime achievement award, which former President Barack Obama rightfully noted was an overdue honor.

Science Sunday: Genetics

With temps winding down parents may be wondering how to entertain the kids. Science Central in Fort Wayne is a great option

Ann Wedgeworth, known for ‘Three’s Company’ role, dies at 83

Wedgeworth landed her first Broadway role in the 1958 comedy “Make a Million” and continued to take on stage roles for decades. She won the 1978 Tony award for best featured actress in a play for her performance in Neil Simon’s “Chapter Two.”

AC/DC founding member Malcolm Young dead at 64

AC/DC were remarkably consistent for over 40 years with its mix of driving hard rock, lusty lyrics and bluesy shuffles, selling over 200 million albums, surviving the loss of its first singer and creating one of the greatest rock records ever in “Back in Black,” the world’s second best-selling album behind Michael Jackson’s “Thriller.”

Christmas in the Park returns for holiday season

Christmas in the Park, sponsored by the Christ Child Festival of Fort Wayne Inc, is a gift to the community. There are no charges for admission, parking, entertainment or refreshments.

Video: Sick Day excuses

If you’ve ever used a sick day to play hooky from work … you’re not alone! CareerBuilder surveyed bosses to find out some of the excuses employees have used.