In the news
■ Rep. John Lewis, a Georgia Democrat and civil-rights leader, led about 1,000 people on a march through the San Diego Convention Center after a Comic-Con panel discussion about his graphic novel trilogy, March, which tells the story of Lewis’ childhood and his path to becoming an activist.
■ Brooke Keast, a Nevada Department of Corrections spokesman, said O.J. Simpson has been moved to “a quieter wing” at Lovelock Correctional Center as he awaits his release on parole this fall, citing concerns about inmates who might want “to make a name of themselves” by acting out against him.
■ Robert Taffet, a New Jersey doctor whose dog bit off a young girl’s ear in 2009, leading to the animal being euthanized, now faces complaints from two neighbors who filed police reports citing aggressive acts by Taffet’s new dogs.
■ Sen. Charles Schumer, D-N.Y., presented a Purple Heart to the family of Bernard McNamara, a World War II veteran who died in 1975, ending a lengthy search for the owner of the medal that had been found along a road in Rockland County several years ago.
■ Jay Payne, 55, was charged with attempted robbery after, authorities said, he told a convenience store clerk in Johnson City, Tenn., that he had a gun and was committing a robbery, then asked her to call police and went outside to wait for officers to arrive.
■ John Hanke, CEO of Niantic, the developer of the mobile phone game Pokemon Go, was booed as he took the stage to address frustrated Pokemon enthusiasts at a Chicago festival celebrating the game’s anniversary, after technical glitches prevented many fans from playing.
■ Javier Duarte, a former governor of Mexico’s Veracruz state who is accused of embezzling millions of dollars and using much of it to buy properties, has been ordered to stand trial on charges of organized crime and money laundering, prosecutors said.
■ Richard Filip, 71, of Fayetteville, Texas, piloted a replica of Ernest Hemingway’s fishing boat Pilar from Miami to Key West, Fla., before competing in and winning the Hemingway Look-Alike Contest in the city where the author lived during the 1930s.