Chuck E. Cheese

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Police: Mom Waved Gun in Chuck E. Cheese Feud

Tawana Bourne is arrested, was there with her kid

(Newser) - Bad: A spat at a Connecticut restaurant prompted a 30-year-old woman to whip out a semiautomatic handgun and load it, police say. Worse: The restaurant was Chuck E. Cheese. Worst: Tawana Bourne was there with her child, the Hartford Courant reports. She's out on $50,000 bail after allegedly... More »

Chuck E. Cheese Getting 'Hip' Makeover

Singing rat becomes guitar-playing mouse

(Newser) - Farewell, Chuck E. Cheese. Awesome as the huge singing rat is, the company behind the character and his chain of kiddie pizza joints decided it's time for a new, hipper image. Specifically, Chuck will be re-launched in an ad campaign this week as a rock star mouse who plays... More »

Parents Forget Girl, 3, at Chuck E. Cheese

And don't realize it until she shows up on the evening news

(Newser) - The separated parents of a 3-year-old Maryland girl forgot something when they left a recent party at Chuck E. Cheese … their little girl. Both the mother and father of 3-year-old Harmony assumed the girl had left the large party with other relatives, ABC News reports. Neither one realized she... More »

1.2M Toys Recalled at Chuck E. Cheese

No injuries so far, but one kid put battery up nose

(Newser) - More than 1.2 million Chuck E. Cheese light-up rings and toy eyeglasses were recalled today over concerns that children might swallow the small battery inside the toys. The Consumer Product Safety Commission said the plastic on the toys can break, possibly exposing the button-type batteries inside. Ingestion could lead... More »

Fight Over Chuck E. Cheese Photo Booth Sparks Riot

Long line, man punches child, voila!

(Newser) - A birthday party at a Tennessee Chuck E. Cheese’s went horribly awry when a quarrel over the length of the photo booth line descended into chaotic violence. As the story goes, a girl complained that a group of people, there to celebrate a young boy's birthday, was hogging the... More »

'Pong' Inventor Muses on Gaming

(Newser) - Nolan Bushnell, often called the father of electronic games, is still masterminding new ways  to mix technology and entertainment, Electronic Design reports. Fusing his experiences as the inventor of Pong and founder of both Atari and Chuck E. Cheese restaurants, Bushnell has created uWink, a family restaurant where the tables... More »

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