Ventura County officials ID body found in Lake Piru as missing actress Naya Rivera

The body of missing actress Naya Rivera was found floating in Lake Piru on Monday morning, days after she went missing during a boating trip with her young son and was presumed dead, Ventura County officials said.  “We are confident the body we found is that of Naya Rivera,” Ventura County Sheriff Bill Ayub said, […]

Top stories: Ruling on recalls, West Nile in CO, DIA light rail tracks laid

1. Judge to decide fate of recall elections Two Colorado lawmakers who helped pass new gun laws in the last legislative session will find out today if they’ll face recall elections for their efforts. A district judge will rule Wednesday on the injunctions filed by State Sen. President John Morse (D-Colorado Springs) and Sen. Angela Giron […]

Autopsy set in ‘Glee’ star Cory Monteith’s death

LOS ANGELES — Medical examiners will conduct an autopsy Monday on “Glee” actor Cory Monteith. Staffers at the Fairmont Pacific Rim Hotel in Vancouver, Canada, discovered the 31-year-old actor’s body in his hotel room Saturday after he missed his checkout time, police said. While the cause of death was not immediately apparent, police have ruled […]

‘Glee’ star Cory Monteith checks into rehab

(CNN) — “Glee” actor Cory Monteith, who’s portrayed Finn Hudson on the Fox comedy since it began in 2009, has checked into rehab. A rep tells CNN that the 30-year-old has voluntarily entered a treatment facility for substance addiction. “He graciously asks for your respect and privacy as he takes the necessary steps towards recovery,” […]

Cory Monteith died from mix of heroin and alcohol coroner says

VANCOUVER, British Columbia —  “Glee” star Cory Monteith died as a result of “a mixed drug toxicity, involving heroin and alcohol,” the British Columbia Coroners Service said Tuesday. “At this point there is no evidence to suggest Mr. Monteith’s death was anything other than a most-tragic accident,” the coroners service said in a statement, adding […]

‘Glee’ says goodbye to Cory Monteith

On Thursday night, “Glee” bid farewell to a beloved actor and character. The series ran its tribute episode titled “The Quarterback” in honor of actor Cory Monteith, who played Finn Hudson on the hit Fox show. Monteith was found dead in his Vancouver hotel room in July. His death was ruled accidental due to “mixed […]

Cory Monteith’s memorial episode on ‘Glee’: Get the tissues

If you somehow didn’t guess already, you will need Kleenex for tonight’s tribute to Cory Monteith on “Glee.” A new trailer offers plenty of fair warning, as it features Monteith’s girlfriend and co-star, Lea Michele, singing “Make You Feel My Love” as the rest of the cast mournfully bids farewell to Monteith’s character, Finn Hudson. […]

Fox says Glee episode will deal with drug use in Monteith tribute episode

Glee‘s fantasy world of high school choirs has never been afraid to discuss real-life problems, and a Fox executive said a tribute episode to Cory Monteith will be no different. Fox entertainment chairman Kevin Reilly said the third episode of the fifth season will be a tribute to Monteith, who died of a drug overdose […]

‘Glee’ cast chats with Everyday about ‘Grease’ episode

“Glee” fans are anxiously awaiting the show’s “Grease” episode, which is set to premiere on Nov. 15 right here on FOX31 at 7 p.m. And we had two of the show’s biggest stars, Chris Colfer and Cory Monteith, on for an interview with our Everyday crew on Wednesday. Natalie and Parente started by asking why their […]