Children's entertainment

February 12, 2018 - 4:13 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Best-selling children's author Jay Asher has been expelled from a prominent writers organization because of allegations about sexual harassment. Lin Oliver, executive director of the Society of Children's Book Writers and Illustrators, told The Associated Press on Monday that Asher...
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February 12, 2018 - 11:20 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Erin Entrada Kelly's "Hello, Universe" has won the John Newbery Medal for the outstanding children's book of 2017. The Randolph Caldecott Medal for best illustration went to Matthew Cordell and "Wolf in the Snow." The awards were announced Monday by the American Library Association...
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February 25, 2017 - 10:36 am
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Country singer Willie Nelson, the children of the late reggae icon Bob Marley and comedian Whoopi Goldberg are just a few of the growing number of celebrities publicly jumping into the marijuana industry and eyeing the California pot market. The market is expected to explode...
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FILE - In this file photo dated July 18, 2016, showing tributes left outside the home of children's author Helen Bailey in Royston, England, as police investigations continue at the property. The jury found Ian Stewart, the partner of Helen Bailey, guilty of killing her and dumping her body in a cesspool at her home, in a financially motivated murder. (Chris Radburn/PA FILE via AP)
February 23, 2017 - 6:47 am
LONDON (AP) — The partner of children's author Helen Bailey has been sentenced to at least 34 years in prison for murdering her and dumping her body in a cesspool at their home. Judge Andrew Bright told Ian Stewart it was "difficult to imagine a more heinous crime." The judge said Thursday that...
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In this undated image made available Wednesday Feb. 22, 2017, by Hertfordshire Constabulary, showing Ian Stewart who has been found guilty of the murder of children's author Helen Bailey at St Albans Crown Court, on Wednesday Feb. 22, 2017. The jury found Ian Stewart, the partner of Helen Bailey, guilty of killing her and dumping her body in a cesspool at her home, in a financially motivated murder. (Hertfordshire Constabulary via AP)
February 22, 2017 - 8:39 am
LONDON (AP) — The partner of British children's author Helen Bailey was convicted Wednesday of killing her and dumping her body in a cesspool in a financially motivated murder. A jury at St. Albans Crown Court, north of London, found Ian Stewart guilty of murder, fraud, perverting the course of...
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