WBLS NEWS with Ann Tripp

 

Meet the Chicago teen who may cure colon cancer

Keven Stonewall, 19, is passionate about creating a vaccine that will cure colon cancer. The teenager from Chicago’s South Side interned at Rush University while he was still in high school, and the results of his experiments have earned him numerous awards. Read more...

Air Algerie plane carrying 116 people disappears over Africa: Algeria

An Air Algerie flight from Burkina Faso to Algeria disappeared from radar early Thursday, the official Algerian news agency said. Read more...

Robin Thicke and estranged wife Paula Patton selling Los Angeles mansion

The couple, who separated earlier this year, has listed their three-bedroom home for close to $3 million. Read more...

Relatives, friends say goodbye to Eric Garner, who died after NYPD cop put him in chokehold, at Brooklyn funeral

The 43-year-old died while being placed under arrest for allegedly selling loose cigarettes. A cell phone recording captured the asthmatic father of six repeatedly saying ‘I can’t breathe!’ while being placed in a chokehold. Read more...

Zoe Saldana expecting first child with husband Marco Perego

Zoe Saldana is pregnant! Read more...

NeNe Leakes blasts Wendy Williams in online rant: ‘You are the lowest of the low’

The reality star posted a tirade about the talk show host on Tuesday, alleging that Williams didn’t acknowledge receiving a gift from Leakes. The reality housewife also admonished the former radio host for ‘spewing hate’ against her. Read more...

Jada Pinkett Smith speaks on 'epidemic' of sexual assault on women after niece's drugging

The actress made her stance known about the importance of empowering women so they don't fall victim to date crimes. Read more...

Vandals plant white flags on Brooklyn Bridge, causing fear among New Yorkers over lack of security

New Yorkers were questioning how the NYPD could allow vandals to climb the bridge during the middle of the night. The vandals apparently used aluminum pans — ‘like the ones you cook turkeys with’ — to cover the bridge’s lights and their tracks, a police source said. Cops say they want to interview five people caught on video just after 3 a.m. The motivation for the stunt is still unknown. Read more...

Adorable Daddy/Daughter Dancing!

Too Cute! An adorable father, London Johnson, and his daughter, Lil London, break it down to Ariana Grande’s “Problem". Read more...

Brooklyn principal tried to smuggle heroin, prescription drugs into upstate prison: cops

Public School 28 Principal Sadie Silver, 40, of Bushwick, was removed from her position after she and Michael Acosta, 34, were arrested Friday when cops said they caught the pair bringing heroin and prescription drugs into Coxsackie Correctional Facility. They had a 10-year-old with them when they are arrested, police said. Read more...