'American Idol' picks 24 semifinalists
An Ohioan has made the latest cut on American Idol. The show has narrowed its field of contestants down to 24 semifinalists. Half are men, and half are women. And one is from Shaker Heights. Scott Savol is the father of of a 4-year-old. He plays the trumpet and performs at city and church functions in northeast Ohio. Judges Simon Cowell, Randy Jackson and Paula Abdul narrowed the field from thousands of hopefuls nationwide, but viewers will be deciding the winners and losers starting next week.