FILE - In this Feb. 3, 2014 file photo, R&B singer Chris Brown arrives at a Los Angeles Superior Court for a probation review hearing in Los Angeles. A judge scheduled a hearing for Thursday April 3, 2014, on whether Brown should be released to the custody of U.S. marshals so he can appear at an upcoming assault trial in Washington, D.C. Superior Court Judge James R. Brandlin met with attorneys in chambers on Tuesday April 1, 2014, but did not rule on a request by Brown's lawyers to keep him in a Los Angeles until the trial. (AP Photo/Nick Ut, file)

Chris Brown bodyguard convicted of assault

WASHINGTON (AP) — A judge convicted singer Chris Brown’s bodyguard of assault Monday following a two-day trial that provided a preview of a similar case agains…

A brand new Fender Stratocaster is shown on a routing machine in the Custom Shop at the Fender factory in Corona, Calif. on Friday, Nov. 19, 2010. The iconic instrument is on display at the Smithsonian National Museum of American History. (AP Photo/Matt York)

Stratocaster still a favorite at 60

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Jimi Hendrix made it shriek. Buddy Holly made it swing. Stevie Ray Vaughn made it snarl.

Some of the most legendary guitarists in music history …

Josh Hutcherson poses with his best male performance award and movie of the year award for "The Hunger Games: Catching Fire" in the press room at the MTV Movie Awards on Sunday, April 13, 2014, at Nokia Theatre in Los Angeles. (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP)

MTV Movie Awards big Hollywood studio plug-fest

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Last year, the MTV Movie Awards moved up its broadcast date from June to April to incorporate a summer movie plug-fest. Sunday night’s show cem…

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Whiteland band to compete in NY jazz contest

WHITELAND, Ind. (AP) — An Indiana school’s band is one of 15 finalists for a top music competition being held at New York’s Lincoln Center.

The 16-m…

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Former pro wrestler Ultimate Warrior dies at 54

James Hellwig, better known as former pro wrestler The Ultimate Warrior, has died, the WWE said. He was 54.

The WWE said Hellwig died Tuesday but did not give any other de

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Comic book character Archie to be killed off

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Not even Archie Andrews is immortal in the world of comics.

Archie Comics announced Tuesday that the famous comic book character will heroically sac

This undated image from video released by PBS shows host Tavis Smiley, right, during an interview with Hillary Rodham Clinton on "Tavis Smiley Reports." Smiley, who’s marking his 10th year this month as host of his PBS talk show and his 20th year in broadcasting. (AP Photo/PBS)

IU grad Tavis Smiley receiving Hollywood star

BLOOMINGTON, Ind. (AP) — Indiana University graduate and Kokomo-area native Tavis Smiley is set to get a star on Hollywood’s acclaimed Walk of Fame.

The univer…