WILKINSBURG, Pa. (AP) — Authorities in western Pennsylvania are asking for help from the public in identifying a suspect wanted in the slaying of a teenager gunned down on a street near...
A man made to make shoes. The king of the Congolese dance hall. A novelist in exile. In the first of an occasional series, The Associated Press takes a look at figures in arts, entertainment and...
HARPERS FERRY, W.Va. (AP) — Authorities are trying to identify human remains located in West Virginia near the Appalachian Trail.
The remains were recovered Tuesday after a tree-trimming...
RAS AL KHAIMAH, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Ababel Yeshaneh set a world record in the women's half marathon on Friday in the latest breakthrough by athletes wearing high-tech Nike shoes.
WOLCOTT, Vt. (AP) — A Vermont Fish and Wildlife biologist is leading a guided snowshoe walk in a wildlife management area in Wolcott this month.
WILMINGTON, Del. (AP) — Delaware authorities are searching for an inmate who went missing from a work release on Tuesday, the state's Department of Correction told news...
MONACO (AP) — World Athletics cleared distance runners to keep wearing a favored Nike design even though it acknowledged on Friday shoe technology poses a risk to the sport.
MIAMI (AP) — In Philadelphia, Joel Embiid paid tribute to Kobe Bryant by wearing one of his jersey numbers.
Brooklyn’s Spencer Dinwiddie and Orlando’s Terrence Ross are showing their respect...
JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) — Human remains were found inside a shoe near a state office building in Juneau, police said Monday.Police just before 12:30 p.m. Sunday received a report of possible human...
NEW YORK (AP) — Nike will stop selling its sneakers and athletic gear directly to Amazon, ending a two-year relationship with the world’s largest online retailer.
NEW YORK (AP) — A few fun facts about Kanye West: He's running for president in 2024, he recited color psychology to wife Kim Kardashian West as she sat in a morning bath Thursday, and he was...
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Thousands of pairs of Nike knockoffs were seized at the Los Angeles-Long Beach ports complex recently in a shipment arriving from China, U.S. Customs and Border Protection said...
DOHA, Qatar (AP) — American heptathlete Erica Bougard says she wasn’t trying to make an international political statement against Qatar’s anti-LGBTQ policies. She was just wearing her favorite...
WASHINGTON (AP) — The United States and China on Sunday put in place their latest tariff increases on each other's goods, potentially raising prices Americans pay for some clothes, shoes, sporting...
BELLINGHAM, Wash. (AP) — A 33-year-old man who wasn't wearing pants or shoes was rescued from the bank of the Nooksack River south of Lynden after apparently falling down at least part of an...
NEW YORK (AP) — True sneaker heads will get the opportunity to expand their collection as Sotheby's in New York holds its first sneaker auction.
ST. LOUIS (AP) — "Italians are picky about their shoes," Giovanni LoCascio said, with room to talk.
After almost 75 years making and repairing footwear, the Sicilian-born St. Louisan has...
PARIS (AP) — A frothing cherub fountain constructed of striped fabric drew the eyes and camera lenses of VIP guests at Thom Browne's fantastical Paris Fashion Week show on Saturday. Here are...
TOKYO (AP) — Japanese women are saying, "No," to high heels in what's been dubbed the #KuToo movement, a play on the words for "shoes" and "agony" and allusion to the #MeToo hashtag.
NEW YORK (AP) — From a tiny bottle of nail polish, a luxury fashion empire was born.
Designer Christian Louboutin says he was experimenting in his factory one day when he suddenly seized his...
PANAMA CITY (AP) — Nike said Tuesday it won't release a version of its Air Force 1 shoe meant to celebrate Puerto Rico, after an indigenous group in Panama objected to one of its traditional...
NEW YORK (AP) — Nike wants to meet your feet.
The sneaker seller will add a foot-scanning tool on its app this summer that will measure the length, width and other dimensions of customers'...
Baby giraffe gets therapeutic shoes to help walk
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Brian Burns simply had to have the right pair of Spider-Man socks, so the pass rusher from Florida State had a pair overnighted to him in time for the red carpet at the NFL...
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — A Miami state lawmaker hopes his pair of black Bogs Bozeman mid-boots can inspire environmental conversations in Florida's Capitol, where the debate usually happens...
PITTSBURGH (AP) — The clock is ticking at shoe repair shops around the region. In most of them, men in their 70s and 80s work alone in stained aprons, maneuvering shoes against trimmers and...
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Stephen Curry dropped in on a television interview to surprise a 9-year-old girl who helped design the inside of the latest version of the Golden State Warriors star's...
OVERLAND PARK, Kan. (AP) — An employee of a clothing and shoe store in a suburban Kansas City shopping mall no longer has a job after a confrontation with a teen wearing a "Make America Great...
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Katy Perry's fashion line has pulled two types of shoes after some people compared them to blackface.
The Ora Face Block Heel and Rue Face Slip-On Loafers were released last summer in nine different colors. They included protruding eyes, nose and red lips.
Nike's latest performance basketball shoe, from concept to reality, took about three years to put together.
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — NBA players once again will be sharing personal stories this weekend during All-Star festivities — and using basketball shoes as a platform to get their message out.
When Kevin Durant takes the floor on Sunday he'll be wearing pink Nike KD 11 Aunt Pearls shoes bearing the names of 59 cancer survivors with inspiring stories.
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — NBA players will breakout special shoes this weekend during the All-Star game. Here a list of who will be wearing what:
Giannis Antetokounmpo, Karl-Anthony Towns, Bradley Beal, Anthony Davis, Kevin Durant, Paul George, Kyrie Irving, LeBron James, Nikola Jokic, Khris Middleton, Dirk Nowitzki, Ben Simmons, Nikola Vucevic
MCMURRAY, Pa. (AP) — Bill Wells has spent the past 33 years saving soles.
Wells is a cobbler, and the 81-year-old works seven days a week to repair shoes at his shop, Charles the Cobbler, in Krebs Professional Center in Peters Township.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Payless taught fashion influencers a lesson about shoes by opening a fake store that sold Main Street shoes at Madison Avenue prices.
Payless ShoeSource held a launch party in Los Angeles for the bogus label Palessi and invited the fashionistas to sample the merchandise. Payless posted a video of what happened on Facebook.
ITHACA, N.Y. (AP) — Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez's shoes were made for walking over all her New York City congressional district.
Now, the campaign footwear worn by the youngest woman ever elected to Congress will be part of an exhibit chronicling how women use fashion for empowerment in endeavors such as politics and civil rights.
The Cornell Costume and Textile Collection at Cornell University is launching an exhibition titled "Women Empowered: Fashions from the Frontline."
STANFORD, Calif. (AP) — Stanford's best player left the program. Reid Travis is now wearing a Kentucky uniform as a graduate transfer.
The Cardinal will try to fill the big shoes of the departed big man, the team's leading scorer and rebounder last season after he was such a fixture during four years on The Farm.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Authorities say 10 people have been injured at a Hollywood rap event after a possible stampede.
It happened shortly after 9 p.m. Monday outside the Hollywood & Highland shopping center, where the rapper Phora was holding a meet and greet in a shoe store.
LOGAN, W.Va. (AP) — Authorities have recovered a body from a river in West Virginia.
News outlets cited a statement from the Logan County Sheriff's Office on Monday in reporting the body was found in the Guyandotte River. The sheriff's office is trying to identify the body. The statement says it appears to be a white male who was wearing a blue shirt, blue jeans and orange and black tennis shoes.
The body is being sent to the Medical Examiner's Office for an autopsy.
DETROIT (AP) — The Detroit museum that hosted Aretha Franklin's public visitations after her death is again holding space for her — this time with an exhibit featuring photographs, videos and the red shoes she wore at the first funeral viewing that drew global attention.
A pair of shoes are set aflame with a cigarette lighter, captured on video and shared widely online to protest a political statement made by the manufacturer.
The New Balance shoes were burned by their owners two years ago after a spokeswoman indicated the company's support for President Donald Trump's trade policies.
NEW YORK (AP) — Clutching his young daughter in his arms, LeBron James said he stands with Nike, a clear reference to the company's Colin Kaepernick ad campaign.
NYPD Farriers Fix Horseshoes For Elite Unit
NEW YORK (AP) — It's like AAA for horses.
When one of the New York Police Department's horses loses a metal shoe, or they just wear out on the gritty city streets, a blacksmith shop on wheels rushes to the rescue, equipped with a 2,850-degree furnace and trained farriers who can make the fix on the spot.
NEW YORK (AP) — Ivanka Trump is shutting down her fashion line of dresses, shoes and handbags that became a target of political boycotts and spurred concerns about conflicts of interest after her father was elected.
The president's daughter said in a statement she made the decision so she could focus more on work as a White House adviser. She had stepped away from the day-to-day management of her company when she joined President Donald Trump's administration.
NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on Ivanka Trump shutting down her fashion company (all times local):
Ivanka Trump is shutting down her fashion line of dresses, shoes and handbags that became a target of political boycotts and spurred concerns about conflicts of interest after her father was elected.
ATLANTA (AP) — The Latest on SEC Media Days (all times local):
The final session of SEC Media Days turned into a bit of a fashion show.
ATLANTA (AP) — The Latest on SEC Media Days (all times local):
As one of the lesser-known coaches in the league, Missouri's Barry Odom was hoping to make a splash at Southeastern Conference Media Days.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Major League Baseball is willing to loosen the regulations for the color of players' spikes.
Ben Zobrist, Kyle Schwarber and Steve Cishek wore black spikes in May despite a warning from Major League Baseball of violating a regulation requiring that at least 51 percent of the exterior of a player's shoes be the club's designated primary shoe color. For the Cubs, that color is blue.
NEW YORK (AP) — Prototypes? Passe. Fashion company Betabrand saw that knitwear was a hot style in sneakers and wanted to quickly jump on the trend for dressier shoes. It put a poll up on its website asking shoppers what style they liked, and based on that had a shoe for sale online in just one week.
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Ten new historical markers have been approved for placement along Virginia roads, including one that tells the story of a Lynchburg-based football team known as the "Shoeless Wonders."
The team of the Presbyterian Orphans' Home played its first games by 1922. The players received minimal coaching, wore second-hand uniforms and competed without shoes except for a boot used during kickoffs. The team was undefeated for at least six straight seasons.