Steven Moyer cast in NBC’s ‘The Sound of Music’

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Steven Moyer will play Capt. Von Trapp in NBC’s upcoming live production of “The Sound of Music.” The network announced Friday that the “True Blood” star has been cast in the Dec. 5 holiday…

Jury deliberating over Ohio woman in school brawl

CINCINNATI (AP) — Jurors were deliberating Friday whether an Ohio woman involved in an in-school brawl went to her daughter’s classroom with the intention of helping the teen fight a fellow student. Precious Allen, 31, is charged with…

Bear attack survivor: I gambled and nearly lost

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — A Maine man who survived a polar bear attack in Canada says that going into the park unarmed was a risk he was willing to take. And he acknowledges it’s a gamble he nearly…

Museums retrace March on Washington 50 years later

WASHINGTON (AP) — Numerous exhibits and programs in the nation’s capital will allow visitors to retrace the historic steps of the 1963 March on Washington 50 years later. Students took a prominent role in the civil rights movement…

Ohio hospital: Force Amish girl to have chemo

MEDINA, Ohio (AP) — An Ohio hospital wants a court to give it limited guardianship over a 10-year-old Amish girl with leukemia whose parents decided to stop her chemotherapy. A juvenile judge blocked an Akron Children’s Hospital attorney…

Argentina loses appeal in US bond debt case

NEW YORK (AP) — A U.S. appeals court dealt Argentina a blow Friday in the lengthy legal battle over the country’s massive 2001 default, upholding a ruling ordering it to pay $1.4 billion to bondholders. The decision by…

Bison transferred to reservation from Yellowstone

FORT BELKNAP, Mont. (AP) — Bison once helped sustain Native Americans on the plains of Montana. Now, Indians on the Fort Peck Indian Reservation say it’s time they returned the favor. About 150 people gathered Thursday to watch…

NJ man accused of shooting protected hawks

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — A New Jersey man has been charged with repeatedly shooting protected hawks from his back door. Authorities say 68-year-old Robert Losasso was arrested Friday on six counts of violating the federal Migratory Bird Treaty…