'Snowfall' cast remembers late producer at Season 3 premiere

LOS ANGELES (AP) — "Snowfall" co-executive producer and co-creator John Singleton was mourned as cast members of the FX crime drama series gathered for the premiere of the third season. ...

Film Review: In 'Stuber,' a buddy comedy runs on fumes

If you're going to see one comedy starring Kumail Nanjiani as an Uber driver, please make it the 2017 film he co-scripted, "The Big Sick." In "Stuber," Nanjiani is again behind the w...

Mississippi sheriff admits guilt in corruption case, resigns

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — A north Mississippi sheriff pleaded guilty to four felony charges Wednesday and resigned from office, becoming the state's second sheriff in the last year to be deposed by crimin...

Review: 'Last Black Man in San Francisco' a soulful lament

"The Last Black Man in San Francisco " is deeply, even spiritually, connected to its home city, but Joe Talbot's film resides in such a dreamy, plaintive register that it feels like a broader lament f...

Frank Lucas, druglord portrayed in 'American Gangster,' dies

NEW YORK (AP) — Frank Lucas, the former Harlem drug kingpin whose life and lore inspired the 2007 movie "American Gangster," has died, a relative said Friday. Lucas, who was 88, died...

Triangle promoter says tattoo artist plotted murder of Canadian English teacher in New Taipei

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- As the trial for the murder and dismemberment of a Canadian English teacher in New Taipei City continued on Wednesday (May 8), Taiwanese-Canadian Wu Hsuan (吳宣), 21, also known ...

Warren bringing opioids message to hard-hit W.Va., Ohio

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — Elizabeth Warren is set to visit a state that hasn't been friendly to Democrats lately to pitch her plan to combat the opioid addiction crisis by boosting taxes on the wealthy...

Berlin park's drug dealer solution panned by authorities

BERLIN (AP) — A creative attempt by a downtown Berlin park manager to keep drug dealers away from families and joggers has been met with an emphatic "nein" from German officials. Cen...

California teen charged with creating 'Banana Plug' drug app

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A Northern California college freshman is facing felony charges for allegedly creating an iPhone app he dubbed the Banana Plug to sell illicit drugs. Collin Howa...

Yonghe dismemberment case starts with two main suspects divided over accounts

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- As the trial for the murder and dismemberment of a Canadian English teacher in New Taipei City began on Wednesday (Jan. 30), the two primary suspects provided wildly differing ...

Witness: El Chapo shooting victim was buried alive

NEW YORK (AP) — A former drug dealer says that a shooting victim of the Mexican drug lord known as El Chapo was buried alive. Isaias Valdez Rios testified Thursday at a New York tria...

European court orders Italy to pay Amanda Knox damages

The European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) on Thursday ordered Italy to pay more than €18,000 ($20,000) to Amanda Knox after finding police denied her proper legal representation during questionin...

As US life expectancy falls, West Virginia offers lessons

MADISON, W.Va. (AP) — If you want to understand why U.S. life expectancy is declining, West Virginia is a good place to start. The state is a bellwether of bad health, portending maj...

Two Americans indicted for grisly murder of Canadian English teacher

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Two Americans have been indicted for the gruesome murder and dismemberment of a Canadian English teacher in August, announced the New Taipei City District Prosecutor's Offi...

3 Filipino policemen convicted of murder in brutal drug war

MANILA, Philippines (AP) — A Philippine court has found three police officers guilty of killing a student they alleged was a drug dealer, in the first known such conviction under the president's crack...