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Actor Paul Walker (AP Photo)

Universal shuts down ‘Fast & Furious 7′ production

NEW YORK (AP) — Universal Pictures has shut down production “for a period of time” on “Fast & Furious 7″ following the death of its star Paul Walker. The studio announced Wednesday that the film […]

12/04/2013

Sheriff's deputies work near the wreckage of a Porsche that crashed into a light pole on Hercules Street near Kelly Johnson Parkway in Valencia, Calif., on Saturday, Nov. 30, 2013. A publicist for actor Paul Walker says the star of the "Fast & Furious" movie series died in the crash. (AP Photo/The Santa Clarita Valley Signal, Dan Watson)

Autopsy: Actor died from impact, fire in crash

LOS ANGELES (AP) — “Fast & Furious” star Paul Walker was killed by impact and fire in a crash that occurred while he was a passenger in a Porsche driven by his friend, according to […]

12/04/2013

A man views flowers and memorials at a roadside memorial at the site of the auto crash that took the life of actor Paul Walker and another man, in Valencia, Calif., Monday, Dec. 2, 2013. (AP Photo/Nick Ut)

‘Fast & Furious 7′ delayed after Walker’s death

Production on “Fast & Furious 7″ is on hold following the death of star Paul Walker. Shooting on the film had been scheduled to resume this week in Atlanta but was canceled Monday and Tuesday. […]

12/03/2013

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New, intense ride opens at Universal Studios

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Within an hour of the new Transformers ride opening at Universal Studios on Thursday, hundreds of people stood in the sweltering Florida heat to experience the intense, 3-D thrill ride. Transformers: […]

06/20/2013

Actor Vin Diesel (AP Photo)

‘Fast 6′ hangs onto first place at box office

LOS ANGELES (AP) — With its supercharged muscle cars, “Fast & Furious 6″ raced to first place at the box office for the second consecutive weekend. Estimates released Sunday show the Universal Pictures release will […]

06/02/2013

Actor Vin Diesel (AP Photo)

‘Fast 6′ speeds past ‘Hangover’ to top box office

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The sixth installment in the “Fast & Furious” franchise is No. 1 at the box office. “Fast & Furious 6″ was tops with moviegoers on a record-breaking Memorial Day weekend with […]

05/27/2013

Ibragim Todashev, shown in May 4, 2013 Orange County Corrections Department booking photo after his arrest for aggravated battery in Orlando. (AP Photo)

FBI reports man has been fatally shot in Boston bombing probe

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — A Chechen immigrant was shot to death by authorities while being questioned in the Boston Marathon bombing case early Wednesday after he lunged at an FBI agent with a knife, officials […]

05/22/2013

Gibson Amphitheatre (Photo credit: Gibson Amphitheatre)

LA’s storied Gibson Amphitheatre closing in Sept.

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Live Nation announced Wednesday that a landmark Los Angeles music venue where Bob Marley, Johnny Cash and Frank Sinatra performed will close its doors this fall.

04/24/2013

Susan Spencer-Wendel and her husband John. (Photo credit: SusanSpencerWendel.com)

Reporter faces life’s toughest deadline with book

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Booksellers around the world are preparing to stock the story of a Florida woman battling Lou Gehrig’s disease. Former Palm Beach Post reporter Susan Spencer-Wendel’s book, “Until I Say Goodbye,” hits bookshelves Tuesday.

03/09/2013

Amputees barred from roller coaster

(AP) – Universal Studios Hollywood has been sued for barring amputees from a theme park roller coaster. The Los Angeles Times says the federal court lawsuit contends two men were kept off the Revenge of […]

07/11/2012

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