Category «Entertainment»

Kuemper stops 34 shots to lead Wild over Stars, 3-1

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) – The Wild ran off 12 straight wins earlier this season, though it’s what they’ve done following their rare losses that has them sitting atop the Western Conference. Darcy Kuemper stopped 34 shots, Erik Haula had a goal and an assist and Minnesota beat the Dallas Stars 3-1 on Thursday night. …

Willie Nelson to return to stage after fighting cold

SAN ANTONIO (AP) – Willie Nelson is set to return to the stage after missing several shows because of a cold. Publicist Elaine Schock says the 83-year-old country star will perform Thursday night at the San Antonio Stock Show and Rodeo. Nelson missed a three-night stint in California last week, as well as shows set …

VP Pence’s wife aims to raise awareness about art therapy

WASHINGTON (AP) – Karen Pence wants people to know that art therapy isn’t exactly arts and crafts. The wife of Vice President Mike Pence has been a passionate advocate of art therapy for many years, including during her service as first lady of Indiana. Now, she hopes to use her new and loftier public profile …

Judge tosses out defamation lawsuit against Bill Cosby

SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (AP) – A federal judge in Massachusetts has dismissed a defamation lawsuit against comedian Bill Cosby, although he still faces criminal charges in Pennsylvania. Judge Mark Mastroianni ruled Thursday that Katherine McKee didn’t adequately show Cosby defamed her when his representatives called a 2014 New York Daily News story on her rape allegations …

Ex-NFL receiver Meachem released from jail

GRETNA, La. (AP) – Former New Orleans Saints wide receiver Robert Meachem has been released from jail after paying $100,000 in child support and alimony to his ex-wife. The payment represents just a quarter of the nearly $400,000 Meachem owed when he was ordered jailed by state District Judge Adrian Adams on Monday. Adams gave …

Winter Livestock auctions cattle in Dodge City

DODGE CITY, Kan. (AP) – Just like church folk, Mike Sherow lumbered up the stairs of Winter Livestock and found his usual seat – smack dab in the center of everything. Almost every Wednesday since the mid-1970s, the cattle buyer has found his spot at the sale barn – except for the time he had …