Yoko Ono

Mark David Chapman NYPD Mug Shot 12/09/1980 (Credit: NYPD)

John Lennon’s Assassin Denied Parole At Eighth Hearing

New York state corrections officials said Friday that Mark David Chapman, the man who shot and killed John Lennon back in 1980, has been denied release from prison in his eighth appearance before a parole board.

08/22/2014

January 1970: John Lennon (1940 - 1980) with his wife Yoko Ono the first time he was photographed with short hair since his hippy days. (Photo by Anthony Cox/Keystone/Getty Images)

The John Lennon-Yoko Ono Love Timeline

Nearly 45 years ago (March 20, 1969), John Lennon married Yoko Ono in Gibraltar. Their love affair began years earlier, causing the break-up of Lennon’s marriage to Cynthia Lennon and, as many like to believe, the disbandment of The Beatles.

01/13/2014

John Lennon And Yoko Ono

Fans Share Wishes, Tributes For John Lennon 33 Years After Assassination

Sunday marked the 33rd anniversary of the assassination of John Lennon in New York, and Yoko Ono invited fans to send wishes and tributes.

12/08/2013

John Lennon self-portrait on display (credit, Peter Haskell/WCBS 880)

Exhibit Of John Lennon’s Artwork On Display In SoHo

On what would have been John Lennon’s 73rd birthday, an exhibition of his drawings went on display to help raise money for Citymeals-on-Wheels.

10/09/2013

Yoko Ono (Frederick M. Brown/Getty Images Entertainment)

Yoko Ono Discusses John Lennon’s Birthday, Art Exhibit In ‘Hip’ Soho

Wednesday would have been John Lennon’s 73rd birthday. To mark the occasion, Yoko Ono is presenting an exhibit of the former Beatles art work at a gallery in Soho.

10/08/2013

Empire State Building participates in Light it up Blue campaign for Autism Speaks (file/credit: lightitupblue.org

Empire State Building Among Global Landmarks Going Blue For Autism Awareness

The Centers for Disease Control estimates one in 88 people are affected by Autism Spectrum Disorders.

04/02/2013

Artists Against Fracking Sign (credit: CBS 2)

Gas Group Files Complaint Against Anti-Fracking Organization Over Lobbying Requirements

A formal complaint filed with New York’s lobbying board asks it to investigate whether Artists Against Fracking, a group formed by Yoko Ono and son Sean Lennon, is violating the state’s lobbying law.

03/30/2013

Protestors gathered in Albany on Jan. 23, 2013, demanding Gov. Cuomo reject hydraulic fracturing in New York State. (Photo: CBS 2)

Celebrities Lead Crowd Of 3,000 In Albany Protesting Hydraulic Fracturing

It’s the one political hot potato Gov. Andrew Cuomo dodged in both his budget proposal and his State of the State speech — to frack or not to frack.

01/23/2013

John Lennon And Yoko Ono

Lennon Fans Chat With Yoko Ono 32 Years After Assassination

Fans exchanged messages via Facebook and Twitter with Yoko Ono this week, as Saturday marks the 32nd anniversary of John Lennon’s murder in New York City.

12/08/2012

John Lennon And Yoko Ono

Yoko Ono Unveils Racy Menswear Collection Inspired By John Lennon

The notorious “Two Virgins” album cover, showing John Lennon and Yoko Ono standing in their birthday suits, may seem tame compared with some items now featured in Ono’s menswear designs inspired by her late husband.

11/28/2012

Artists Against Fracking Sign (credit: CBS 2)

Lennon Family, Other Celebrities Launch Anti-Fracking Group In New York

It’s star-power versus the energy industry, as the widow and son of the late John Lennon announced a campaign to prevent natural gas hydrofracking in New York State. Despite the big names involved, supporters of fracking said they won’t back down.

08/29/2012

Mark David Chapman (credit: NYS Department of Corrections)

John Lennon’s Killer, Mark David Chapman, Denied Parole

John Lennon’s killer was denied release from prison in his seventh appearance before a parole board, New York corrections officials said.

08/23/2012

Mark David Chapman mugshot (credit: NYC PD/AFP/Getty Images)

John Lennon’s Killer Goes Up For Parole For A Seventh Time

New York Department of Corrections spokeswoman Linda Foglia said Chapman is scheduled to be interviewed by members of the parole board this week and that they could make a decision by Thursday or Friday.

08/18/2012

The Chieftains (credit: Carnegie Hall)

Chieftains Celebrating 50th Anniversary With Carnegie Hall Concert

The Rolling Stones aren’t the only musical group turning 50 this year. The Chieftains are also marking half a century, and will be celebrating it with a St. Patrick’s Day concert at Carnegie Hall.

03/16/2012

Wayne Cabot and Noreen Springstead broadcast for Hungerthon 2011 - New York, NY - Nov 22, 2011 (credit: Evan Bindelglass / WCBS 880)

Annual Hungerthon Effort Breaks Record

WhyHunger’s 2011 Hungerthon, teaming up with media partners including CBS radio stations WCBS 880, 1010 WINS and WFAN, raised over $750,000.

12/07/2011

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