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  • Man arrested for arson at home of slain lawmaker’s relative

    WATER VALLEY, Miss. (AP) — A man has been arrested for arson in a December fire that killed the sister-in-law of a former Mississippi lawmaker. Former state Rep. Ashley Henley was found shot to death on June 13 outside the same burned-out mobile home where Kristina Michelle Jones was found dead on Dec. 26. Assistant […]
  • Will Smith opening up, releasing memoir ‘Will’ in November

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — Will Smith is ready to open up about his life story. Penguin Press announced Sunday that Smith will release his memoir called “Will” on Nov. 9. The actor-rapper shared a photo of the book’s cover art to more than 54 million of his followers on Instagram. Smith said he is “finally […]
  • ‘The Hitman’s Wife’s Bodyguard’ hits top mark at box office

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — “The Hitman’s Wife’s Bodyguard” struck the top box office target. The Lionsgate’s film starring Ryan Reynolds, Samuel L. Jackson and Salma Hayek brought in $11.6 million domestically to claim the No. 1 spot in its debut. The action-comedy — which appeared in 3,331 locations — is the follow up the 2017 […]
  • ‘The Hitman’s Wife’s Bodyguard’ hits top mark at box office

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — “The Hitman’s Wife’s Bodyguard” struck the top box office target. The Lionsgate’s film starring Ryan Reynolds, Samuel L. Jackson and Salma Hayek brought in $11.6 million domestically to claim the No. 1 spot in its debut. The action-comedy — which appeared in 3,331 locations — is the follow up the 2017 […]
  • Officials: Deadly Pride parade crash appears unintentional

    FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — A member of a men’s chorus group unintentionally slammed into fellow chorists at the start of a Pride parade in South Florida, killing one member of the group and seriously injuring another, the group’s director said Sunday, correcting initial speculation that it was a hate crime directed at the gay […]
  • Officials: Deadly Pride parade crash appears unintentional

    FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — A member of a men’s chorus group unintentionally slammed into fellow chorists at the start of a Pride parade in South Florida, killing one member of the group and seriously injuring another, the group’s director said Sunday, correcting initial speculation that it was a hate crime directed at the gay […]
  • Video shows California deputy kicking suspect in head

    VICTORVILLE, Calif. (AP) — A Southern California sheriff’s deputy is under criminal investigation after he was recorded on video kicking a pursuit suspect in the head while the man appeared to be surrendering. The San Bernardino County deputy, who was not named, has been placed on paid administrative leave, the Sun newspaper reported Saturday. “This […]
  • Video shows California deputy kicking suspect in head

    VICTORVILLE, Calif. (AP) — A Southern California sheriff’s deputy is under criminal investigation after he was recorded on video kicking a pursuit suspect in the head while the man appeared to be surrendering. The San Bernardino County deputy, who was not named, has been placed on paid administrative leave, the Sun newspaper reported Saturday. “This […]
  • Police: Oregon suspect forced woman to drive him 2K miles

    NORTH BEND, Oregon (AP) — A man sought in the killings of his father and two other people in a small Oregon city forced a woman to drive him more than 2,000 miles (3,219 kilometers) to Wisconsin, where he surrendered to police, authorities said Sunday. Oen Evan Nicholson approached Laura Johnson, 34, after she returned […]
  • Famed escapee Buddy the beefalo adjusting to life in Florida

    GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) — A bison hybrid who roamed the woods in Connecticut for months after escaping on the way to the slaughterhouse has adjusted to life in a Florida animal sanctuary. Buddy the beefalo “has fully integrated into the herd” and has not tried to escape since the second day after he arrived at […]