Comedian Bill Cosby shares fatherly advice before upcoming show at San Manuel Casino

05/15/2014 06:30 PM EDT
Comedian, actor and author Bill Cosby portrayed fictional father Dr. Heathcliff "Cliff" Huxtable in probably his most famous role on "The Cosby Show" from 1984 to 1992. 
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The Accidental Musician: Chad VanGaalen brings his quirky sound to town
05/15/2014 06:08 PM EDT - A funny thing happened to Chad VanGaalen on the way to becoming an accomplished illustrator and animator: He became a hell of a songwriter and musician, too. Full Story

'This is all about the kids. This is their prom.'

SHIRLEY -- The FLLAC Prom, held last Thursday night at St. Anthony's Parish Hall, might not have been a typical, modern-day high school prom with stretch limos and all the fixings, but for about 120 students, alumni, staff, volunteers, parents and other family members, it had all the right stuff, from excited greetings at the door to tables decked Full Story
Local peach crop is the pits this year

For brothers Frank and Bruce Carlson, owners of Carlson Orchards in Harvard, the damage their peach crop sustained after February's cold snap is unlike anything they've seen in decades. Full Story
Boy, 16, hospitalized in North Middlesex High fight

Suffers serious head injury; another 16-year-old charged
TOWNSEND -- A 16-year-old boy was hospitalized with what police describe as a serious head injury after he and another 16-year-old boy got into a fight at North Middlesex Regional High School Tuesday morning. Full Story
'Maya & Marty' aims to show variety still the spice of life

05/31/2016 08:45 AM EDT
NEW YORK (AP) — If you doubt that Maya Rudolph and Martin Short are funny together — indeed, a match made in heaven — just recall their memorable number on the 40th anniversary special for "Saturday Night Live. 
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New Wally Lamb novel to come out first as an app
05/31/2016 08:20 AM EDT - NEW YORK (AP) — Wally Lamb's new novel, "I'll Take You There," will come out in paper this November. Full Story

Polish justice minister revives Polanski extradition drive
05/31/2016 07:29 AM EDT - WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Poland's justice minister on Tuesday revived an effort to have filmmaker Roman Polanski extradited to the U. Full Story

Dior in return to Blenheim Palace for Cruise show
05/31/2016 04:39 AM EDT - LONDON (AP) — Dior is returning to England's historic Blenheim Palace to unveil its Cruise collection. Full Story

Tokyo museum exhibits Issey Miyake's constant innovations
05/31/2016 04:10 AM EDT - TOKYO (AP) — Although he's behind one of the biggest fashion brands to come out of Japan, Issey Miyake detests being called a fashion designer. Full Story

NYC rapper held without bail in fatal concert venue shooting
05/31/2016 07:05 AM EDT - NEW YORK (AP) — A Brooklyn rapper is being held without bail in connection with last week's fatal shooting at a popular Manhattan concert venue. Full Story

Elton John doesn't see Putin, hopes for future meeting
05/30/2016 05:15 PM EDT - MOSCOW (AP) — Elton John regrets he didn't get to meet President Vladimir Putin during his current trip to Moscow, but says he's looking forward to meeting the Russian leader in the future to discuss LGBT issues. Full Story

Mendes bows out of Bond films, hopes for new direction

Sam Mendes is finished with James Bond. The acclaimed British director of "Skyfall" and "Spectre" said Saturday he will not direct the next installment in the popular spy series.