- Virginia shootings make for tough media decisions
NEW YORK (AP) — In an era when anyone can go online and find video of terrorist beheadings, police shootings and other carnage, major news organizations applied their own standards to coverage of this week's killing of a TV news crew in Virginia and showed only carefully selected portions of the footage.
- On-air shooter threatened to make 'headlines,' showed anger
ROANOKE, Va. (AP) — On the day he was fired from a Virginia TV station, Vester Flanagan pressed a wooden cross into his boss' hand as two police officers walked him to the door. "You'll need this," he said.
- Former NFLer Jonathan Martin working on memoir
NEW YORK (AP) — Jonathan Martin, the former NFL tackle who abruptly left the Miami Dolphins and has since said he attempted suicide, is working on a memoir.
- Memories, tears mark newscast a day after on-air shootings
ROANOKE, Va. (AP) — The colleagues of two journalists shot to death on live television returned to their morning show Thursday with memories, tears and a determination to carry on.
- Anchor's shock at live TV slayings shifts to poise, strength
ROANOKE, Va. (AP) — The wide-eyed, open-mouthed look of shock on the face of WDBJ-TV anchor Kim McBroom was seen worldwide after her two co-workers were fatally shot on live television. But as her grieving newsroom went back to work, and she showed poise and strength Thursday as the on-camera leader of a team that refused to give in.
- Nervous Fetty Wap greeted with cheers at hometown concert
PATERSON, N.J. (AP) — Popular rap artist Fetty Wap was greeted with wild cheers Thursday as he put on a concert for a crowd of high school students in his New Jersey hometown of Paterson.
- Bush campaign raffling off ticket to Colbert debut
NEW YORK (AP) — Jeb Bush isn't just going to be a guest on Stephen Colbert's late-night debut on CBS. He's turned it into a fundraising opportunity.
- Texas judge wants $10M set aside in 'Fifty Shades' case
DALLAS (AP) — A Texas judge has told lawyers for an Australian woman and her publishing company to set aside $10 million for a former business partner who says she was defrauded out of her rightful share from the sale of the erotic best-seller "Fifty Shades of Grey" and two companion novels.
- Lee, Rowlands, Reynolds to receive honorary Academy Awards
BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — Spike Lee, Gena Rowlands and Debbie Reynolds are the season's first Oscar winners.
- 'We Are Your Friends' director schooled by MTV's 'Catfish'
NEW YORK (AP) — Fans of MTV's "Catfish: The TV Show" may notice something familiar in the new film "We Are Your Friends."