'Star Trek's' Doohan dies
LOS ANGELES - James Doohan, the burly chief engineer of the Starship Enterprise in the original ''Star Trek'' TV series and movies who responded to the command ''Beam me up, Scotty,'' died Wednesday. He was 85.
The cause of death was pneumonia and Alzheimer's disease, Los Angeles agent and longtime friend Steve Stevens said.
Raitt to receive humanitarian award from NARM
SAN DIEGO - Bonnie Raitt is being honored for her devotion to social, environmental and community issues by the National Association of Recording Merchandisers.
The singer-songwriter will receive the Harry Chapin Memorial Humanitarian Award during the opening session of NARM's 47th annual convention Aug. 12 at the San Diego Marriott.
Rapper arrested in Miami on Atlanta warrant
ATLANTA - Rapper Gucci Mane has been arrested in Miami on an Atlanta assault warrant, his lawyer said Wednesday.
Mane, whose real name is Radric Davis, was arrested Friday by Miami authorities on the outstanding police warrant, said lawyer Dennis Scheib. Mane was expected to be sent to Atlanta later this week.
Navratilova settles suit with credit card marketer
PHILADELPHIA - Martina Navratilova has settled her lawsuit against a company that markets
credit cards to gays and lesbians.
Navratilova sued Conshohocken, Pa.-based Do Tell Inc. in federal court in March because she disagreed with the way the company's Rainbow Card was being marketed.
Terms of the settlement were not released.
- From wire reports