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'Chicago Fire' actress DeShon Monique Brown dead at 49

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 23rd - 7:30pm

Actress DeShon Monique Brown, who played a secretary in the NBC show "Chicago Fire," has died at age 49.

The Latest: 9/11 group to donate $100K to firefighter family

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 23rd - 6:23pm

The Latest on the death of a New York City firefighter in a blaze on a movie set in a former jazz club (all times local):

NYC firefighter dies battling blaze on Harlem movie set

Colleen Long and Jennifer Peltz, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 23rd - 5:37pm

A New York City firefighter died early Friday battling a fierce blaze on a movie set after getting separated from his fellow firefighters in the thick smoke.

Guest lineups for the Sunday news shows

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 23rd - 5:21pm

Guest lineups for the Sunday TV news shows:

'Melrose Place' actress faces 2nd re-sentencing for crash

David Porter, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 23rd - 3:35pm

A former "Melrose Place" actress whose three-year prison term for a fatal 2010 auto crash sparked outrage from the victim's family and prompted legal appeals must return to court for a second re-sentencing.

Jann Wenner says MeToo suffers from absence of due process

John Carucci, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 23rd - 3:33pm

Jann Wenner feels the #MeToo movement shows a "real absence of due process."

The Latest: 'Melrose Place' actress to appeal court ruling

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 23rd - 3:28pm

The Latest on an appeals court ordering former "Melrose Place" actress Amy Locane re-sentenced for a fatal 2010 auto crash (all times local):

Opera in New York City to feature inmates recorded in Iowa

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 23rd - 2:45pm

Inmates from an eastern Iowa prison have spent weeks learning German and perfecting inflections for a recording that will be played during a New York City opera performance of Beethoven's "Fidelio."

15th defense lawyer in Suge Knight's murder case leaves

Andrew Dalton, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 23rd - 2:43pm

Marion "Suge" Knight lost another defense lawyer — his 15th — on Friday and the three-year wait for his murder trial to start will grow even longer.

Chris Evans may not return as Captain America

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 23rd - 11:02am

The actor who plays Captain America may be ready to hang up his shield.

Prince Harry, Meghan tour N. Ireland; wedding china on sale

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 23rd - 10:17am

Prince Harry and Meghan Markle made a surprise visit to Northern Ireland on Friday as part of their pre-wedding tour of the United Kingdom.

Former Playboy model says Trump tried to pay her after sex

Michael Balsamo, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 23rd - 12:02am

A former Playboy model apologized to first lady Melania Trump for a 10-month affair she claims she had with President Donald Trump that started with him offering her money after the first time they had sex.

Real stories fuel a 'golden age' of documentaries

Mark Kennedy, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 22nd - 10:14pm

You're on the couch. It's been a long day. The remote control is in your hand. What can you watch?

Rep: Lorna Luft has successful brain surgery for tumor

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 22nd - 9:44pm

A representative for Lorna Luft says the singer has had successful brain surgery after being diagnosed with a tumor.

'Roseanne' revival aims to keep it real, Trump included

Lynn Elber, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 22nd - 8:14pm

Roseanne Barr looks spiffier, John Goodman slimmer. But the mass-market plaid couch is a giveaway that ABC's "Roseanne" revival hasn't ditched its roots.

The Latest: Prosecutor: Cosby's 'last card' targets judge

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 22nd - 3:22pm

The Latest on Bill Cosby's lawyers seeking a new judge in his April 2 sexual assault retrial (all times local):

Prosecutor: Decision in Prince case coming in "near future"

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 22nd - 2:54pm

A prosecutor in Minnesota says he's reviewing law enforcement reports about Prince's death and will make a decision on possible charges "in the near future."

Cosby wants judge ousted over wife's sex-assault advocacy

Michael R. Sisak, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 22nd - 2:54pm

Bill Cosby's lawyers on Thursday asked the judge in his upcoming sexual assault retrial to step aside, arguing the judge could be seen as biased because his wife is a social worker who has described herself as an "activist and advocate for assault victims."

Former Fox News anchor sues O'Reilly for defamation

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 22nd - 2:28pm

A former Fox News anchor filed a defamation lawsuit on Thursday over comments by Bill O'Reilly it says were meant to damage the reputations of women who have accused him of harassment.

TV personality known for playing Bozo the Clown dies at 89

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 22nd - 12:44pm

Longtime Boston television personality and entertainer Frank Avruch, who was the star of the popular children's TV program "Bozo the Clown," has died. He was 89.