AMC chief says no texting in movie theaters after backlash

AP Photo/Matt Rourke LAS VEGAS (AP) — CEO Adam Aron says he’s not going to allow texting in AMC movie theaters. Aron issued a statement Friday in response to a loud public backlash over his comments about testing the idea of having a few text-friendly screens. Aron on...

Happy Trails To You, And Other Ohioans, At Wayne Forest

NELSONVILLE, Ohio (AP) — Federal forest authorities say Friday is opening day for more than 400 miles of designated trails in the Wayne National Forest. They include horse, mountain bike and motorized vehicle trails in southeastern Ohio. Forest officials say motorized trail...

After apology, Philly among many Jackie Robinson tributes

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — About 100 children, city leaders and baseball fans —some wearing Jackie Robinson jerseys — gathered in Philadelphia to honor the baseball pioneer in a city where he experienced racism as Major League Baseball’s first black player nearly...

Bosh addresses Heat before 1st practice of postseason

MIAMI (AP) — Chris Bosh will still play a role for the Miami Heat in the playoffs, though apparently one that doesn’t include him returning to the court. The All-Star forward gave an emotional address to teammates before their first practice of this postseason on...

Stinking drunk? Police say “inebriated” man used fart spray

ATHENS, Ga. (AP) — Police in Georgia have arrested a man for allegedly causing a stink at a bar. The Athens Banner-Herald (http://bit.ly/1Mx8avn) reports that a woman told officers Blake Leland Zengo, 20, of Bogart, sprayed her in the face with a product designed to smell...

Ohioan Charged With Murder In Ruptured Testicle Case

CLEVELAND (AP) — An Ohio man accused of kicking another man in his testicles has been charged with murder in the injured man’s death from resulting gangrene infection. A Cuyahoga County grand jury in Cleveland this week indicted 58-year-old Jackie Pierce on charges of...

Feds: New York Assembly ex-speaker had affair with lobbyist

AP Photo/Larry Neumeister NEW YORK (AP) — Former New York Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver abused his position as one of the most powerful men in state government to give preferential professional treatment to two women with whom he had extramarital affairs, federal...

New hall of famers Cheap Trick return to classic sound

NEW YORK (AP) — Of the acts inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame this month, only Cheap Trick is hawking new product, seeking relevance in a contemporary music world light years from their late 1970s peak. Having Scott Borchetta in their corner gives them a fighting...

‘Contemporary Color’ follows David Byrne down a rabbit hole

NEW YORK (AP) — David Byrne’s curiosity has taken him down some idiosyncratic rabbit holes. He has made art with PowerPoint. He has turned a Manhattan building into an instrument. But even he admits that his love of color guard – that flag-waving marriage of...

‘Apprentice’ players deplore Trump; he calls them ‘wannabes’

NEW YORK (AP) — A winner of “The Apprentice” and five other former contestants on Donald Trump’s reality show are speaking out against the Republican front-runner’s presidential campaign. Randall Pinkett, winner of the show’s fourth season,...