Dr. Drew Pinsky announces he had prostate cancer

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Dr. Drew Pinsky says he had his prostate removed earlier this year after discovering he had cancer. The host of HLN’s “Dr. Drew on Call” wrote Tuesday on the network’s site that he returned…

California governor signs bill to deter paparazzi

SACRAMENTO, California (AP) — Paparazzi and others who harass the children of public figures will face tougher penalties under legislation that California’s governor signed Tuesday. The bill will boost penalties for actions that include taking photos and video…

Bear obeys bartender’s command, leaves Juneau bar

JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) — If only all unwelcome bar guests were this obliging. A black bear walked into the bar at the Alaskan Hotel in downtown Juneau on Monday night. Bartender Ariel Svetlik-McCarthy says she freaked out and…

Review: Gordon-Levitt’s porn parable ‘Don Jon’

Jon Martello’s relentless libido has a comic math to it. At the club, Jon (Joseph Gordon-Levitt) and his pals rate girls on a scale of one to “a dime.” He keeps a weekly tally of both his conquests…

Bill Nye treated after ‘Dancing’ injury

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Bill Nye “The Science Guy” is also the injured guy. “Dancing With the Stars” producers say the TV personality is receiving medical attention Tuesday after he was hurt during his most recent performance. No…

‘Law & Order: SVU’ returns with cliffhanger

LOS ANGELES (AP) — NBC’s “Law & Order: Special Victims Unit” picks up on last season’s cliffhanger when it returns for its 15th year. In Wednesday’s episode airing at 9 p.m. Eastern, New York City police Detective Olivia…

Calif. governor signs bill to deter paparazzi

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Paparazzi and others who harass the children of public figures will face tougher penalties under legislation that California Gov. Jerry Brown signed Tuesday. The bill from state Sen. Kevin de Leon, D-Los Angeles, will…
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Kinsman sewer project continues

Commissioners will take their weekly meeting on the road to the Sanitary Engineers Office, where they will approve three contracts to get the Kinsman Phase Two Sanitary Sewer project started. …

Calif. governor signs bill to deter paparazzi

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California Gov. Jerry Brown has signed legislation imposing tougher penalties on those who harass the children of celebrities and other public figures. The bill from Democratic Sen. Kevin de Leon of Los Angeles would…

Oracle wins 7th straight in America’s Cup

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The longest America’s Cup in history will come down to two 72-foot, space-age catamarans making a final sprint around San Francisco Bay, on a five-leg course framed by the Golden Gate Bridge and Alcatraz…

Judge: Rent Too High candidate goes on NY ballot

NEW YORK (AP) — A man who wants to run for mayor as the Rent is Too Damn High Party’s candidate should be on the general election ballot, a judge has decided. Jimmy McMillan, who ran unsuccessfully for…
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Man charged for inducing panic

Neighbors said Leroy Wright, who lives in an upstairs apartment, was acting crazy and banging on doors.…

Grand jury indicts Sox broadcaster’s son in murder

WOBURN, Mass. (AP) — The son of Boston Red Sox broadcaster Jerry Remy has been indicted by a Massachusetts grand jury for murder in the death of his girlfriend. Jared Remy has already pleaded not guilty in the…

Emmy Awards score with viewers, but so do dramas

NEW YORK (AP) — Television viewers tuned in to see TV stars celebrating each other but didn’t ignore what else the medium had to offer. The Nielsen ratings company said that on the night that “Breaking Bad” won…

Judges extend deadline in California prison case

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Federal judges agreed Tuesday to extend an end-of-year deadline for reducing California’s prison population in hopes of finding a long-term solution to an overcrowding crisis. The ruling also granted at least a temporary victory…

Woman becomes 1st to row solo from Japan to Alaska

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — A 28-year-old British adventurer became the first woman to row solo from Japan to Alaska, arriving late Monday at a small town in the Aleutian Islands after 150 days and 3,750 miles at sea.…

Obama, Rouhani back resumption of nuclear talks

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Hopeful yet unyielding, President Barack Obama and new Iranian President Hasan Rouhani both spoke up fervently for improved relations and a resumption of stalled nuclear talks Tuesday at the U.N. — but gave no…

Jamaica lawmakers debate pot decriminalization

KINGSTON, Jamaica (AP) — Jamaican lawmakers are debating a proposal to decriminalize the possession of small amounts of marijuana for personal use. The debate comes amid renewed calls by some influential politicians and businessmen in Jamaica to loosen…

Settlement: Border Patrol to share stop records

SEATTLE (AP) — The U.S. Border Patrol will share records of every traffic stop it makes in Washington’s Olympic Peninsula for 18 months with immigrant advocacy groups as part of a settlement to a lawsuit that said agents…

Authorities: Skeletal remains found in buried car

ELK POINT, S.D. (AP) — Investigators found skeletal remains inside an old Studebaker believed to be tied to the 1971 disappearance of two 17-year-old girls, authorities in South Dakota said Tuesday. Crews on Tuesday afternoon lifted the rusted,…