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FILE - In this Dec. 26, 2014 file photo provided by the Ozaukee County, Wis.,  Sheriff is Dustin Diamond, the actor who played Screech in the 1990s TV show "Saved by the Bell." Diamond, accused of stabbing a man during a Christmas Day bar fight in southeastern Wisconsin, pleased not guilty during a court appearance Thursday, Jan. 22, 2015 in Port Washington, Wis. (AP Photo/Ozaukee County Sheriff, File)

‘Screech’ goes on trial for bar stabbing

Associated Press

The actor who portrayed Screech on the 1990s TV show “Saved by the Bell” is headed to trial in southeastern Wisconsin where he’s accused of stabbing a man during a confrontation at a bar.

This booking photo provided by the Santa Fe County Jail shows actor and Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Sam Shepard, who was arrested Monday on suspicion of drunken driving in Santa Fe, N.M. (Associated Press)

Sam Shepard arrested for drunken driving in Santa Fe

- Associated Press

Actor and Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Sam Shepard was arrested Monday on suspicion of drunken driving after a Santa Fe restaurant’s security complained about a possibly intoxicated driver.

Then 86-year-old B.B. King thrills a crowd of several hundred people at the annual B.B. King Homecoming, a free concert on the grounds of an old cotton gin where he worked as a teenager many years ago, in Indianola, Miss., in this Aug. 22, 2012, file photo. (AP Photo/Rogelio V. Solis, File)

Lawyer says allegations B.B. King was poisoned ‘ridiculous’

- Associated Press

Two B.B. King heirs who’ve been most outspoken about the blues legend’s care in his final days have accused King’s two closest aides of poisoning him, but the attorney for King’s estate called the claims ridiculous and police said there was no active homicide investigation.

This image released by Center Stage shows Mitchell Brunings during a performance of the musical "Marley." (Richard Anderson/Center Stage via AP)

Bob Marley musical tries to help heal an uneasy Baltimore

- Associated Press

Most theater professionals like to say that whatever they’re working on is very relevant to what’s going on in the real world. That was not possibly more true than in Baltimore this spring.

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Judge to determine whether to close Lohan driving case

- Associated Press

A judge will determine Thursday whether Lindsay Lohan has completed her community service in a reckless driving case and can finally put her Los Angeles court troubles behind her.

News briefs from around Tennessee at 1:58 a.m. EDT

Associated Press

The rival group to the United Auto Workers union at the Volkswagen plant in Tennessee brands itself as local, independent and free of outside influence or political agenda.

FILE  In this Jan. 8, 1960, file photo, Walter Byers, executive director of the NCAA, attends a football meeting at the Astor Hotel in New York. Byers, the first executive director of the NCAA who spent 36 years leading and shaping the organization, has died. He was 93. (AP Photo/John Rooney, File)

Byers, NCAA's 1st executive director, dies at 93

- Associated Press

Walter Byers, the first executive director of the NCAA who spent 36 years leading and shaping the organization that oversees college athletics, has died. He was 93.

FILE - In this March 5, 2009 file photo, US singer Michael Jackson speaks at a press conference at the London O2 Arena. A Los Angeles judge ruled on Tuesday, May 26, 2015, that choreographer Wade Robson waited too long to file a claim alleging that Jackson abused him and the allegations should be dismissed. (AP Photo/Joel Ryan, File)

Molestation claim against Michael Jackson's estate dismissed

- Associated Press

A choreographer who accused Michael Jackson of years of molestation cannot pursue his allegations against the singer's estate because he waited too long to file the legal action, a judge ruled.

FILE - In this June 4, 2013, file photo Aurora theater shooting suspect James Holmes appears in court in Centennial, Colo. Prosecutors in the Colorado theater shooting trial say they are moving closer toward the heart of their case: whether Holmes was legally insane when he committed one of the worst mass shootings in U.S. history. (Andy Cross/The Denver Post via AP, Pool, File)

Theater gunman's writings alternate between ramblings, plans

- Associated Press

Colorado theater shooting gunman James Holmes' notebook full of scrawled writings and stick-figure drawings was made public Wednesday, a day after it was introduced as evidence in his trial.

Publisher Bao Pu speaks to supporters at a literary protest and reading for silenced Chinese writers on the steps of the New York Public Library Wednesday, May 27, 2015, in New York.  Famous Chinese and American authors are protesting a major U.S. book fair's focus on China that they say ignores the country's glaring problem of censorship and intimidation. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II)

US, Chinese authors protest major book fair, censorship

- Associated Press

Chinese and American authors gathered Wednesday to protest a major U.S. book fair's focus on China that they say ignores the country's glaring problems of censorship and intimidation.

Louis Vuitton returns to America's Cup in expanded role

- Associated Press

Louis Vuitton is returning to the America's Cup, this time as presenting sponsor of the match as well as title sponsor of the America's Cup World Series and the challenger eliminations.