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Ex-ISU student portrays Goober in nostalgic ‘Mayberry Man’

Oct. 16, 2021 00:12 AM EDT

TERRE HAUTE, Ind. (AP) — The 1963 Ford Galaxy looked pristine, a down-to-the-last-detail replica of Sheriff Andy Taylor’s squad car on the “Andy Griffith Show.” A fan of the 1960s TV classic series drove it to the annual Mayberry Days festival last month in Mount...

Celebrity birthdays for the week of Oct. 17-23

Oct. 11, 2021 08:57 AM EDT

Celebrity birthdays for the week of Oct. 17-23: Oct. 17: Actor Marsha Hunt is 104. Singer Jim Seals of Seals and Crofts is 79. Singer Gary Puckett of Gary Puckett and the Union Gap is 79. Actor Michael McKean is 74. Actor George Wendt is 73. Singer-comedian Bill Hudson of...

Judge denies Josh Duggar bid to dismiss child porn charges

Sep. 29, 2021 14:53 PM EDT

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. (AP) — A federal judge has denied motions seeking to dismiss child pornography charges against former reality TV star Josh Duggar. U.S. District Judge Timothy L. Brooks on Monday also denied motions to suppress all statements Duggar made to...

Oklahoma governor defers decision on commuting Julius Jones

Sep. 28, 2021 20:38 PM EDT

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Oklahoma Gov. Kevin Stitt said Tuesday that he will not decide whether to spare Julius Jones from a lethal injection until after Jones has a clemency hearing before the state Pardons and Parole Board. The board already had recommended that Stitt...

California man charged with perjury in Hollywood execs suit

Sep. 22, 2021 13:49 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — A Los Angeles man has been charged by New York federal prosecutors with perjury for allegedly falsifying emails to support his lawsuit against entertainment industry executives. Rovier Carrington, 22, was arrested Tuesday in California and released on...

Oklahoma sets 7 executions in 6 months; 1st since 2015

Sep. 21, 2021 16:57 PM EDT

Oklahoma scheduled seven executions Monday in what would be the first lethal injections for the state since putting them on hold six years ago following a series of mishaps. Among the men scheduled to die is Julius Darius Jones, even though the Oklahoma Pardon and Parole...

List of Emmy winners includes Jean Smart, 'Ted Lasso' actors

Sep. 19, 2021 23:12 PM EDT

List of main winners at the Emmy Awards: Comedy Series: “Ted Lasso.” Drama series: “The Crown” Limited Series: “The Queen’s Gambit” Actress, Drama Series: Olivia Colman, “The Crown” ...

Netflix series touts ‘scandalous’ look at New Orleans jail

Sep. 19, 2021 00:27 AM EDT

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Eight years ago, video shot inside the New Orleans jail of inmates using drugs, drinking beer and handling a gun prompted outrage and a costly federal consent decree that still hangs over Sheriff Marlin Gusman. Now, a different kind of reality TV is...

'Hard Knocks' to showcase Colts for first in-season episodes

Sep. 16, 2021 23:54 PM EDT

The “Hard Knocks” franchise will have regular-season episodes for the first time when “Hard Knocks In Season: The Indianapolis Colts” debuts on Nov. 17 on HBO. NFL Films announced the series during halftime of Thursday night’s game between the New York Giants...

Official: Reality TV star sentenced for Ponzi scheme, fraud

Sep. 15, 2021 18:39 PM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — A former cast member on the reality television show Love & Hip Hop: Atlanta has been sentenced to more than 17 years in federal prison for conspiracy and wire fraud related to a Ponzi scheme and related charges involving a fraudulent Paycheck Protection Program loan...