US rapper faces indecent language charges in St. Kitts

Police in St. Kitts and Nevis say that U.S. rapper 50 Cent and a member of his entourage were detained and charged for allegedly using "indecent language" during his performance at a music festival. Read more

Baltimore rapper Tyriece 'Lor Scoota' Watson fatally shot

Baltimore police say local rapper Tyriece Travon Watson, who was known as "Lor Scoota," has been fatally shot. Read more

Kenny Chesney calls cop to apologize for saying he had died

Police say an officer shot several times near Philadelphia got a call from country singer Kenny Chesney with an apology for saying he was dead. Read more

Wichita's multimillion-dollar arts center to open in 2018

Officials have broken ground for Wichita's new multimillion-dollar arts center, which is scheduled to open in about two years. Read more

'Dory' overwhelms 'Independence Day,' 'Shallows' surprises

The tidal wave of "Finding Dory" overwhelmed the sputtering sequel "Independence Day: Resurgence," whose weekend debut was drowned out by the popular Pixar release in North American theaters. Read more

Minnesota judge to hold 2nd hearing in Prince estate case

A hearing will be held in suburban Minneapolis regarding the procedures for determining who stands to inherit part of Prince's estate. Prince died in April of an accidental drug overdose, and no will has been found. The twice-divorced musician's parents are dead and he didn't have any known children, but he left behind a sister and at least five half-siblings. Others also have come forward to claim he was related to them. Read more

Minot teen heading to ballet intensive in Washington, DC

A Minot High School student will soon head to Washington, D.C., to attend a five-week summer intensive at the prestigious Kirov Ballet Academy. Read more

Business student crowned Miss Maryland

Hannah Brewer has won the Miss Maryland pageant and will compete for the crown of Miss America in September. Read more

TV BET Awards

Ross, Anderson up for BET Awards host duty _ again

On Sunday, Anthony Anderson and Tracee Ellis Ross take their second consecutive turn as co-hosts of the BET awards. Read more

BET Awards

Prince's legacy to be honored at BET Awards

Prince received a tribute from Madonna and Stevie Wonder last month, but the late singer is getting another honor at the BET Awards, this time with Sheila E., D'Angelo, The Roots, Janelle Monae and Wonder. Read more