Traverse City/ Northern Michigan Buzz
There is a Winter Storm Watch! YAY! Some areas could see between 10 to 12 inches and it will be windy so be careful tomorrow. Should start around 5am Thursday and go into Friday. Keep up to date on the KHQ Weather page here...
Downtown Boyne City goes dark for Newtown - 7 and 4 news has more here...
Mackinac Bridge to up tolls in 2012 - more again from 7 and 4 news...
Latest on the Tragedy in Connecticut
In the wake of the Connecticut shootings, it seems that a lot of parents aren't waiting for the government to figure out ways to protect their kids. Sales of BULLETPROOF KIDS' BACKPACKS are up 300% this week.
BRONSON PELLETIER . . . who played a werewolf named Jared in the "Twilight" movies . . . has been arrested TWICE this month. Monday, he was arrested for public intoxication at Los Angeles International Airport when he URINATED by the gate after he was removed from a plane. And on December 8th, he was popped for possession of coke and meth, after causing trouble at a West Hollywood bar.
Hitfix.com has released a list of The Top 10 TV Shows of 2012. To make it, they had several dozen TV critics list their Top 10 shows of the year . . . and they used those responses to create a final, master ranking. Only ONE of the Top 10 shows airs on a major, broadcast network. That's NBC's "Parks and Recreation". The Top Seven are on CABLE . . . and the remaining two are BRITISH shows.
Here's the overall Top 10:
1.) "Breaking Bad" (AMC)
2.) "Homeland" (Showtime)
3.) "Mad Men" (AMC)
4.) "Louie" (FX)
5.) "Game of Thrones" (HBO)
6.) "Girls" (HBO)
7.) "The Walking Dead" (AMC)
8.) "Parks and Recreation" (NBC)
9.) "Downton Abbey" (PBS / ITV)
10.) "Sherlock" (PBS / BBC)
NBC News' chief foreign correspondent RICHARD ENGEL is safe, after he and his team were kidnapped and held hostage in Syria. After a few days, they were able to escape during a GUNFIGHT between the kidnappers and the Syrian rebels. Richard was on the "Today" show yesterday to talk about the experience.
"2012 Miss Universe Pageant" . . . 8:00 to 10:00 P.M. on 7 and 4. Andy Cohen and Giuliana Rancic co-host the 61st annual pageant from Planet Hollywood Resort and Casino in Las Vegas. Music Guests: Train and Timomatic.
Lady Gaga's boyfriend TAYLOR KINNEY showed off some skin on his NBC series "Chicago Fire"...
On Monday, Instagram changed its Terms of Service and basically said if you use Instagram, they can use your photos in ads and SELL YOUR PHOTOS without giving you anything. And people freaked out. So yesterday, they backpedaled a little, and said they will NOT be selling your photos. But the damage may already be done.
On Monday night, a 19-year-old in Georgia and his girlfriend were playing STRIP BEER PONG. He lost, and stripped naked. And then, naturally, they started having a political debate. It got heated, his girlfriend slapped him, and he pushed her into a door. The cops came, found him still naked, and he was arrested.