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‘Warcraft’ to memorialize Robin Williams in game

This Nov. 23, 2009 photo released by Starpix shows actor-comedian Robin Williams performing his stand-up show, “Weapons of Self Destruction,†at Town Hall in New York. After thousands of fans petitioned the creators of the online role-playing video game...
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Gregory: I’m leaving ‘Meet the Press’ and NBC

This Feb. 24, 2013 photo released by NBC News shows moderator David Gregory on the set of “Meet the Press,” in Washington. Gregory is tweeting that he is leaving NBC. In tweets posted Thursday, Aug. 14, 2014, Gregory said he is leaving the network as he arrived at it,...

Inspiration for ‘Orange’ character has book deal

NEW YORK (AP) — The real-life Alex Vause of “Orange is the New Black” is ready to tell her story. Cleary Wolters has a deal with HarperOne for the memoir “Out of Orange,” scheduled for May 2015. In a statement released Thursday to The Associated...
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Robin Williams’ wife: He had Parkinson’s disease

FILE – This June 15, 2007 file photo shows actor and comedian Robin Williams posing to promote his film, “License To Wed” in Santa Monica, Calif. Williams, whose free-form comedy and adept impressions dazzled audiences for decades, has died in an apparent...
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Missouri troopers to take over Ferguson security

Sierra Smith sits with her 4-year-old daughter, Aniya, behind Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon, left, as the listen during a meeting of clergy and community members Thursday, Aug. 14, 2014, in Florissant, Mo. Nixon says “operational shifts” are ahead for law enforcement in the...

Whitey Bulger’s attorneys appeal his conviction

BOSTON (AP) — Attorneys for Boston crime boss James “Whitey” Bulger filed an appeal Thursday of the federal convictions that sent him to prison for life last year, arguing that he was not given a chance to fully present his defense as he stood trial for 11...

Major League Soccer

NOTE: Three points for victory, one point for tie. ___ Philadelphia at Houston, 9 p.m. Seattle FC at Real Salt Lake, 2:30 p.m. Chicago at Montreal, 6:30 p.m. Portland at New England, 7:30 p.m. Los Angeles at Columbus, 7:30 p.m. Toronto FC at Sporting Kansas City, 8:30 p.m....

Arrest made in Ohio death of child rape suspect

URBANA (AP) — A man has been arrested on murder and other charges in the death of a central Ohio child rape suspect who was hospitalized after a jail assault. Defendant Zachary Butler, of Richwood, was in jail at the time of the assault on charges of resisting arrest and drunken...

Gay Games athletes heartened by Cleveland welcome

CLEVELAND (AP) — People who came from out of town — and out of the country — for the weeklong Gay Games in Cleveland and Akron say they’re heartened by the warm welcome they’ve received from a region without a reputation as a destination for members of the LGBT...

Site plan approved for MPLX headquarters

Construction of a six-story, 120,000-square-foot headquarters for Marathon Petroleum’s pipeline subsidiary, MPLX LP, will start in November and be finished in spring 2016. The building will be across Hardin Street from Marathon Petroleum headquarters and connected by an enclosed...