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Erin Andrews, ex-NHL player Jarret Stoll marry in Montana

NEW YORK (AP) — Sportscaster Erin Andrews and former NHL player Jarret Stoll have tied the knot. Publicists for Andrews confirm that the 39-year-old Fox Sports sideline reporter and “Dancing with the Stars” co-host married Stoll on Saturday, his 35th birthday. People magazine first reported the nuptials. According to the magazine, the wedding was held at sunset in Montana in ... Read More »

NJ college: Professor fired for racially insensitive remarks

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — A New Jersey community college has fired an adjunct professor after officials say she made racially insensitive comments on Fox News. Essex County College’s president announced the decision Friday, two weeks after Lisa Durden’s appeared on “Tucker Carlson Tonight.” College officials said they received complaints about Durden’s interview with Carlson. Durden, who is black, discussed a ... Read More »

Freshman series ‘Downward Dog’ canceled by ABC

Allison Tolman

LOS ANGELES (AP) — ABC’s freshman sitcom “Downward Dog” has been canceled by ABC, the show’s executive producer said. The last two of the show’s eight episodes will air Tuesday, executive producer Jimmy Miller said Friday. ABC “loved it creatively and wanted to do more, but could not figure out a way to get it done financially,” Miller said in ... Read More »

Lawyers seek to free inmate featured in ‘Making a Murderer’

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Attorneys for a Wisconsin inmate featured in the Netflix series “Making a Murderer” petitioned for his immediate release Friday after a federal appeals court ruled that his confession was coerced. Lawyers for Brendan Dassey filed papers Friday with the Chicago-based 7th Circuit Court of Appeals asking that he be released on his own recognizance, saying Thursday’s ... Read More »

Mary Valastro, mother of ‘Cake Boss’ star, dies at 69

HOBOKEN, N.J. (AP) — The mother of “Cake Boss” reality star Buddy Valastro has died. Mary Valastro was 69 years old. He announced on Instagram on Thursday that his mother’s “battle with ALS has ended.” He wrote that she is no longer suffering and he hopes that “she’s dancing to ‘I Will Survive’ with my dad.” Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, also ... Read More »

University of Missouri revokes Cosby’s honorary degree

COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) — The University of Missouri’s Board of Curators has voted unanimously to revoke an honorary degree it granted to Bill Cosby. University system President Mun Choi recommended that the board strip the comedian of a doctorate in humane letters he received in 1999. Choi cited allegations from several women that Cosby sexually assaulted them. Choi says Cosby’s ... Read More »

Celebrity chef Darren Simpson dies in Australia

Darren Simpson

SYDNEY (AP) — Darren Simpson, who at 21 became Britain’s youngest ever Young Chef of the Year and has been a television chef and food writer, has died in Australia, his family said Friday. Northern Ireland-born Simpson worked at multiple restaurants in London, Ireland and Australia and appeared in Australian television’s “My Restaurant Rules,” “‘Live This,” and “Ready Steady Cook.” ... Read More »

Judges: ‘Making a Murderer’ confession improperly obtained

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — The confession of a Wisconsin inmate featured in the Netflix series “Making a Murderer” was improperly obtained and he should be retried or released from prison, a three-judge federal appeals panel ruled Thursday. Brendan Dassey was sentenced to life in prison in 2007 in photographer Teresa Halbach’s death on Halloween two years earlier. Dassey told detectives ... Read More »

Colbert goes to Russia, vows to search for Comey ‘tapes’

Stephen Colbert, Evelyn McGee-Colbert

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Stephen Colbert is on a mission to Russia. The host of CBS’ “The Late Show” is on assignment there for a future broadcast, the network said Thursday. Colbert, whose steady political wisecracks have been accompanied by a rise in his ratings, wasted no time in taking a dig at President Donald Trump over the possibility of ... Read More »