- Memphis rapper Robert "Koopsta Knicca" Phillips dead at 40 Updated: Oct-10-15 2:23 pm
MEMPHIS, Tennessee - The manager for Three 6 Mafia founding member Robert "Koopsta Knicca" Phillips says the Memphis rapper has died.
- Diesel says 'Witch Hunter' role cathartic to deal with grief Updated: Oct-10-15 2:00 pm
NEW YORK - Vin Diesel still struggles over the loss of his friend and "Furious" co-star Paul Walker, so taking on the role of an immortal in the upcoming film "The Last Witch Hunter" helped him deal with his grief.
- Services Monday for Chef Paul Prudhomme Updated: Oct-10-15 2:00 pm
NEW ORLEANS - Visitation and funeral arrangements for famed chef Paul Prudhomme have been scheduled.
- Steve Martin gets serious as curator of artist Lawren Harris Updated: Oct-10-15 1:50 pm
LOS ANGELES - Comedian, actor, writer, musician, and now we can add art curator to that long list of titles placed alongside Steve Martin's name.
- Lawyer: Cosby deposition lasted hours, 2nd will be sought Updated: Oct-10-15 1:44 pm
BOSTON - The lawyer for a woman who's accused Bill Cosby of sexually abusing her at the Playboy Mansion when she was 15 says she'll seek a second deposition of the comedian.
- Belarusian Nobel winner says Lukashenko to be re-elected Updated: Oct-10-15 12:22 pm
BERLIN - Svetlana Alexievich, the Belarusian author who just won the Nobel Prize for literature, said Saturday there is no doubt Alexander Lukashenko will be re-elected president this weekend because the process is entirely under his control.
- Quaid taken into custody in Vermont trying to cross border Updated: Oct-10-15 12:10 pm
HIGHGATE, Vermont - American actor Randy Quaid was taken into custody Friday night while trying to cross into the United States from Canada, Vermont State Police said.
- Tegna, Dish spar over contract fees Updated: Oct-10-15 11:58 am
NEW YORK - TV station operator Tegna Inc. has cut off Dish Network subscribers' access to its local channels in more than three dozen markets because of a contract dispute between the two sides.
- Services Monday for Chef Paul Prudhomme Updated: Oct-10-15 11:31 am
NEW ORLEANS - Visitation and funeral arrangements for chef Paul Prudhomme have been scheduled.
- City of Mobile excited for return of Carnival cruises Updated: Oct-10-15 11:18 am
MOBILE, Alabama - Antebellum architecture, pre-Civil War Spanish and French forts, a rich history as a vibrant sea port and an emerging art and music scene make Mobile, Alabama, a great destination for tourists wanting to experience Southern culture and history.
- NBA legend leads impromptu auction, raises $95k for college Updated: Oct-10-15 10:43 am
CLEVELAND - Former NBA star Earvin "Magic" Johnson recently orchestrated an impromptu auction at Cuyahoga Community College's annual Presidential Scholarship Luncheon that raised nearly $100,000.
- Shia LaBeouf charged with public intoxication in Texas Updated: Oct-10-15 9:06 am
AUSTIN, Texas - Actor Shia LaBeouf has been arrested and charged with public intoxication after an incident in Austin, Texas.
- Asia's largest film festival closes with record visitors Updated: Oct-10-15 8:58 am
SEOUL, South Korea - A typhoon and a government budget cut did not stop cinema lovers from flocking to Asia's most influential film festival.
- Walker Art Center to hold Todd Haynes film retrospective Updated: Oct-10-15 5:01 am
MINNEAPOLIS - The Walker Art Center honors director Todd Haynes with a retrospective next month.
- Queen Latifah, Smokey Robinson to help Obamas celebrate arts Updated: Oct-10-15 3:11 am
WASHINGTON - Queen Latifah, Smokey Robinson and Trombone Shorty are among the performing artists who will help celebrate the arts at the White House on Wednesday.
- Scarface honored, Diddy performs at taped BET Hip-Hop Awards Updated: Oct-10-15 12:59 am
ATLANTA - Scarface was a man of few words after accepting his "I Am Hip Hop" award, directing the attention away from himself and toward the many that have supported the veteran rapper.
- Officers form InBlue Police Band, 'humanizes' the uniform Updated: Oct-10-15 12:25 am
MIAMI - Up on stage, eight musicians take their places amid wires, amps, drums. They check the mics. Give their song list a final look.
- 'The Walking Dead' hosts huge premiere for fans in New York Updated: Oct-09-15 11:45 pm
NEW YORK - A premiere Friday for the sixth season of AMC's "The Walking Dead" at Madison Square Garden was so big and orchestrated, its stars attended a rehearsal that afternoon to prepare.
- Former UCLA, NBA player Dave Meyers dies at 62 Updated: Oct-09-15 11:41 pm
LOS ANGELES - Dave Meyers, the star forward who led UCLA to the 1975 NCAA basketball championship as the lone senior in coach John Wooden's final season and later played for the NBA's Milwaukee Bucks, died Friday. He was 62.
- Judge refuses to throw out defamation suit against Cosby Updated: Oct-09-15 11:10 pm
BOSTON - A defamation lawsuit brought against Bill Cosby by three women who say he sexually abused them decades ago can move forward, a federal judge in Massachusetts ruled Friday, delivering a legal blow to the comedian as he attempts to defend himself against accusations of sexual assault by dozens of women.
- Jazz producer Larry Rosen, co-founder of GRP label, dies Updated: Oct-09-15 10:40 pm
NEW YORK - Larry Rosen, one of the most influential and tech-savvy modern jazz producers who co-founded GRP Records with pianist Dave Grusin, died Friday, his publicist said. He was 75.
- Police: Trio used stolen gun to rob, kill 2 in California Updated: Oct-09-15 10:35 pm
SAN FRANCISCO - Three young transients used a handgun that was stolen from an unlocked car to rob and kill a backpacking Canadian tourist in Golden Gate Park in San Francisco and then a yoga instructor two days later on a hiking trail north of the city, authorities said.
- Michigan, NY artists win $200,000 grand prizes at ArtPrize Updated: Oct-09-15 9:25 pm
GRAND RAPIDS, Michigan - Artists from Michigan and New York each won $200,000 grand prizes Friday at the seventh annual ArtPrize, a competition that brought 1,550 entries to western Michigan.
- Philanthropy, gender equity in focus at Power of Women lunch Updated: Oct-09-15 7:47 pm
BEVERLY HILLS, California - Studio head Jim Gianopulos was the first man to be honored at Variety's annual Power of Women event, and he thinks few should follow him.
- Ex-NHL player, TV analyst arrested in domestic incident Updated: Oct-09-15 7:11 pm
CARY, North Carolina - Authorities have arrested former Carolina Hurricanes player and TV analyst Aaron Ward following a domestic incident.