Complete Coverage of the 83rd Annual Academy Awards

Feb 26, 2013

MacFarlane Says "No Way" He'll Host Oscars Again

MacFarlane Says "No Way" He'll Host Oscars Again

Host tweets out reaction from a feline friend about his hosting gig and insists he's not interested in returning as emcee.

Feb 26, 2013

Ben Affleck Shaves Beard

Ben Affleck Shaves Beard

Actor removed the facial hair that he felt was a good luck charm throughout awards season.

Feb 25, 2013

Oscars: Producer Booted for Throwing Paper Planes

Oscars: Producer Booted for Throwing Paper Planes

"Paperman's" Kristina Reed reprimanded by security after botched stunt, but was allowed back into theater after a brief protest

Feb 25, 2013

Oscars: Charlize Theron to the Rescue

Oscars: Charlize Theron to the Rescue

Star went to aid a man who went down at Dolby Theater just before the show.

Feb 25, 2013

Stars Hit Vanity Fair Oscar Party

Stars Hit Vanity Fair Oscar Party

Halle Berry, Russell Brand, Orlando Bloom, Miranda Kerr and many other "A" list celebs hit the Vanity Fair Oscar party.

Apr 24, 2014
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By Jerome McClendon

Hollywood's Glitzy Oscar Parties

Hollywood's elite headed into the night to celebrate or commiserate at a list of... See Full Gallery

Feb 25, 2013

The Onion Apologizes For Offensive Actress Tweet

The Onion Apologizes For Offensive Actress Tweet

The Chicago-based satirical newspaper called Quvenzhané Wallis an expletive that many called inappropriate.

Feb 25, 2013

Affleck Vindicated by Win for "Argo"

Affleck Vindicated by Win for "Argo"

Ben Affleck suffered one of the biggest snubs of the Oscar season six weeks ago when his name wasn't among the five nominees for Best Director, but as the witching hour approached on Sunday, Affleck was...

Feb 25, 2013

Seth Plays Oscar Guy

Seth Plays Oscar Guy

“Family Guy” and “Ted” creator MacFarlane injected bawdy wit and old-school song-and-dance into the Academy Awards on a night he tried to have it both ways.

Apr 24, 2014
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By Amanda Martinez

Best Moments from the 2013 Oscars

The best moments from the 85th annual Academy Awards. See Full Gallery

Top Stories
Hit-and-Run Kills Girl After Ice Cream Truck Visit

Hit-and-Run Kills Girl After Ice Cream Truck Visit

A 5-year-old girl was killed in a hit-and-run accident Saturday afternoon in the Chicago Lawn neighborhod after she left her house to buy a treat from an ice cream truck.

Man Dies After Falling Off Catwalk at Aragon Ballroom

Man Dies After Falling Off Catwalk at Aragon Ballroom

Police say Kyle W. Kirchhoff, of Hanover Park, fell onto pieces of protruding metal around 10:30 p.m. Friday at the Aragon Ballroom during a performance by the band Chevelle.

Six Dead, 24 Injured in Memorial Day Weekend Shootings

Six Dead, 24 Injured in Memorial Day Weekend Shootings

The official start of summertime in Chicago began violently, with six people dead and at least 24 others injured, including a 4-year-old girl, in shootings across the city.

Vermette Scores Winner, Rebounds From Disappointment

Vermette Scores Winner, Rebounds From Disappointment

Chicago Blackhawks center Antoine Vermette hasn't had the most successful run with the team, but on Saturday he came through when it mattered most in the team's Game 4 victory.

Storms Prompt Arlington Heights to Call Off Parade

Storms Prompt Arlington Heights to Call Off Parade

Arlington Heights has canceled one of the Chicago area's biggest Memorial Day parades because of forecasts showing a strong possibility of thunderstorms for Illinois on Monday.

Man Stabbed Near Rock 'N' Roll McDonald's

Man Stabbed Near Rock 'N' Roll McDonald's

A 47-year-old man walked into a River North McDonald's, known as the Rock 'N' Roll McDonald's, pleading for help after he was stabbed Sunday morning.