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Archive for February, 2013

New York TV anchor accused of choking wife

A New York television news anchor has been accused of choking his wife at their Connecticut home and threatening her even after police arrested him.  More…

Mindy McCready Dead At 37, Committed Suicide

Former country great Mindy McCready is dead. NBC Dateline reporter Andrea Canning tweeted, “Just got a call from Mindy McCready’s best friend that she shot and killed herself this evening. My heart breaks for her two boys. RIP”  More…

Stars Tweet Tributes To ‘Dear Sweet Girl’ Mindy McCready

Many stars took to Twitter to pay tribute to late country singer Mindy McCready, whose troubled life came to an end at 37 Sunday, as police said she shot herself in the head at her Heber Springs, Ark. Home.  More…

Many Chicago Area Cops Allowed To Work “Half Drunk”

Do you think your police department has a zero-tolerance policy for alcohol? Think again. Many Chicago suburban departments actually have clauses in their union contracts which prevent any kind of discipline for officers with substantial amounts of alcohol in their systems – even those nearing the state definition of legally drunk, an investigation reveals.  More…

What 200 Calories Look Like

Some foods have significantly more Calories than others but what does the difference actually look like? Here is the list.  More…

Father says he’s still paying child support for 3-year-old son who died 25 years ago

Lional Campbell’s son, Michael, passed away at the age of three from acute meningitis. No one ever notified him of the boy’s death until Campbell began asking why he still owed child support in 2011 for a child that was deceased by the age of 3.  More…

Brothers celebrate lottery win by blowing up house

Two brothers who were celebrating a $75,000 winning lottery ticket by purchasing marijuana and meth accidentally blew up their house on Friday, according to the Wichita Police Department. One of the victims was wearing a lottery T-shirt during the explosion.  More…

Man with ‘large bulges’ busted for shoplifting wine

A man with "large bulges" in his clothing was arrested for shoplifting two bottles of wine from a convenience store.  More…

Former San Diego mayor admits misusing charity to fund $1 billion gambling habit

The first woman mayor of San Diego has acknowledged in court she misappropriated more than $2 million from her late husband’s foundation to fund a casino gambling habit in which she allegedly won and lost more than $1 billion over nine years.  More…

Man charged with slapping crying boy, uttering racial slur on Delta flight

An Idaho man has been charged with assaulting a minor after he allegedly uttered a racial slur and slapped a 2-year-old boy who cried on a Delta plane as it began the final descent into Atlanta, court papers show.  More…

Why Russian drivers always record the best disaster videos

Have you ever wondered why Russian drivers always seem to conveniently have video footage of disastrous highway incidents? No, they don’t drive up and down highways waiting for things like meteors to fall from the sky. There’s actually a logical reason for why so many Russian drivers have dash cams installed in their cars: police corruption.  More…

After a bad cruise, can you cruise into court?

Rather than getting the relaxing vacation they paid for, more than 3,000 passengers on Carnival Triumph have endured five days stranded in the Gulf of Mexico, smelling backed-up toilets and watching sewage slosh on deck. As tugboats bring the ship to Mobile, Alabama, on Thursday, many on board might be considering what to do next.  More…

Meteorite hits central Russia, more than 500 people hurt

More than 500 people were injured when a meteorite shot across the sky and exploded over central Russia on Friday, sending fireballs crashing to Earth, shattering windows and damaging buildings.  More…

Kathie Lee Gifford and Hoda Kotb: ‘Tension’ Over ‘Today’ Move to Hollywood

Sources connected to "Today" tell TMZ that Kathie Lee Gifford has been lobbying to move the show to Los Angeles for a long time, but Hoda Kotb has been adamant to stay in New York City.  More…

Two teens burglarized Sugar Land, Texas Police Chief’s Home

Two not-so-bright teens burglarized a home that turned out to be Sugar Land, Texas Police Chief Doug Brinkley’s house just days after the city was ranked among the country’s safest. A neighbor alerted authorities when she witnessed the teens climb Brinkley’s fence.  More…