MIDDLETOWN, Conn. (AP) — When people think of pinup girls, they likely conjure up images of Veronica Lake, Jayne Mansfield and Bettie Paige — women with the stereotypical model figure — slim, but with an hourglass shape.
Middletown-based All American Productions, an event planning agency that focuses on model management and charity benefits, as well as raises money for veterans, is intent on changing that cliché — one fashion show and calendar at a time.
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Fifty years after actress Jayne Mansfield died in a Buick that slammed underneath a tractor-trailer, auto safety advocates say regulations inspired by that gruesome crash need updating to prevent hundreds of similar deaths annually.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Late Soundgarden singer Chris Cornell will be laid to rest Friday at a private memorial service at a Hollywood cemetery that is the final resting place of numerous stars.
The private service at Hollywood Forever Cemetery will be followed by a public memorial that begins at 3 p.m. PDT, during which fans can view Cornell's burial site.