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Parents of girl filmed urinating tell school ‘do something’

Denise Lynch, Sean Denise

DANVILLE, Calif. (AP) — The parents of a 16-year-old girl who was filmed urinating in a bathroom stall say officials at a California high school aren’t doing enough to punish the perpetrator who received a three-day suspension after she admitted to posting the video on social media. The 17-year-old girl, a star athlete at San Ramon Valley High School in ... Read More »

Southern rock founding father Gregg Allman dies at age 69

SAVANNAH, Ga. (AP) — Music legend Gregg Allman, whose bluesy vocals and soulful touch on the Hammond B-3 organ helped propel The Allman Brothers Band to superstardom and spawn Southern rock, died Saturday, his manager said. He was 69. Allman died peacefully and surrounded by loved ones at his home near Savannah, Georgia, his manager, Michael Lehman, told The Associated ... Read More »

Judge blocks construction of airstrip by actor Bruce Willis

HAILEY, Idaho (AP) — A judge has blocked actor Bruce Willis’ plan to build a private airstrip in central Idaho. The Idaho Mountain Express (http://bit.ly/2r6T4Gr ) reports that 5th District Judge Robert Elgee ruled that Camas County commissioners violated state law when drafting an ordinance allowing individuals to obtain conditional-use permits to build a private airport in agricultural-zoned county lands. ... Read More »

Melania Trump’s pricey jacket draws attention in Sicily

TAORMINA, Sicily (AP) — Melania Trump’s first outing in the Sicilian sunshine was in a colorful floral applique jacket by Dolce & Gabbana that sells for $51,000, or several thousand dollars below the median U.S. income in 2015. She also carried a matching clutch to lunch with spouses of the G-7 leaders, held at the historic Elephants Palace and hosted ... Read More »

Rocker Chris Cornell remembered as ‘voice of our generation’

Chris Cornell

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Music’s elite and Hollywood stars remembered Chris Cornell at a somber memorial service Friday that focused on the Soundgarden frontman’s love of family and friends as much as it did on his musical achievements as one of rock’s leading voices. “Chris was as melodic as The Beatles, as heavy as Sabbath and as haunting as Edgar ... Read More »

Bernhard Langer regains Senior PGA lead with late birdie run

STERLING, Va. (AP) — Bernhard Langer sat on a bench and ate a sandwich, chatted with his playing partners and signed autographs for fans as he waited out a 41-minute wind delay on the 14th tee at Trump National. When play resumed, he swung two clubs to loosen up and got back to business. Langer grinded out three pars in ... Read More »

Ben Stiller and wife Christine Taylor announce separation

Ben Stiller, Christine Taylor

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Ben Stiller and his wife announced Friday that they are separating after 17 years of marriage. Stiller and actress Christine Taylor released a joint statement Friday announcing their breakup. They were married in May 2000 and have two children, who they said will remain their priority. “With tremendous love and respect for each other, and the ... Read More »

Melania Trump wears $51K Dolce & Gabbana jacket in Sicily

TAORMINA, Italy (AP) — Melania Trump’s first outing in the Sicilian sunshine was in a colorful floral applique jacket by Dolce & Gabbana that sells for $51,000, or several thousand dollars below the median U.S. income in 2015. She also carried a matching clutch to lunch with spouses of the G-7 leaders, held at the historic Elephants Palace and hosted ... Read More »

‘Property Wars’ star facing trial for wire fraud in Phoenix

PHOENIX (AP) — A former star on the “Property Wars” reality TV show has been accused of wire fraud and other charges involving furniture stores he owns and operates in the Phoenix metro area. Federal authorities say Scott Menaged was arrested Wednesday in a case being investigated by the Internal Revenue Service and the Department of Homeland Security. They say ... Read More »

The Latest: Tom Morello, Josh Brolin eulogize Chris Cornell

Chris Cornell

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Latest on memorial services Friday for late Soundgarden frontman Chris Cornell (all times local): 1:25 p.m. Chris Cornell’s memorial service has ended and mourners are headed to the rocker’s burial site as Temple of the Dog’s “All Night Thing” plays. The service Friday included eulogies by guitarist Tom Morello and actor Josh Brolin. Linkin Park’s ... Read More »