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A High School Food Fight Ends With Riot Charges

Police charge 10 students after free-for-all in Connecticut

(Newser) - Students scheduled a food fight at their Connecticut high school last week that escalated into a riot, with hundreds of them throwing eggs, cans of soda, and other objects, Stamford police said. A teacher and a police officer were injured, police say, and 10 students ages 15 to 17 were...

Daimler Shareholders Brawl—Over Sausages

Daimler investor was trying to hoard links from the buffet to bring home

(Newser) - It was the best of times, it was the wurst of times at Daimler AG's annual shareholder meeting Wednesday in Berlin, where an argument disrupted the get-together, the Guardian reports. "We had to call the police to settle the matter," says Daimler board chair Manfred Bischoff of...

After Cheesy Garlic Knots Disrespected, Brawl Ensues

Things got out of hand in Florida pizzeria

(Newser) - Don't mess with Jessica Conti's garlic knots. That appears to be one of the lessons from an incident that took place in a Florida pizzeria Friday night after a woman apparently took issue with how the staff prepared her dish, the Daytona Beach News-Journal reports. Per a Flagler...

Food Fight! Tomato Throwers Unload in Spain

Annual Spanish fiesta takes place amid local pols' objections about privatization

(Newser) - Corruption, alleged sweetheart deals, political infighting—exactly what you'd expect from a Spanish festival in which scantily clad participants gulp down sangria and paella and hurl tomatoes at each other. The annual Tomatina fiesta—sometimes referred to as the "world's biggest food fight"—took place today...

High School Food Fight Ends Very Badly

Wilson Central High School students face misdemeanor charges

(Newser) - Yet another senior prank has gone awry. Eight Tennessee high school kids are facing misdemeanor charges—over a food fight. The four juvenile and four adult students from Wilson Central High School apparently didn't "back off" after the fight began on Friday, and were charged with vandalism...

Tomato Fight Turns Spanish Town Red

Bunol hosts its annual messy tradition

(Newser) - Tens of thousands of people splatted each other with 120 tons of tomatoes during the annual `Tomatina' battle, leaving the eastern Spanish town of Bunol in a sea of red mush. Town hall estimates some 40,000 people, including many tourists, took part in yesterday's hour-long street bombardment, which...

72-Year-Old Politician Gets in Food Fight at Waffle House

Heated debate turns messy between Georgia councilman, city developer

(Newser) - A city councilman in Georgia lost his cool at a Waffle House yesterday—and ended up covering a city official with food during an argument. John Williams, 72, spilled food, coffee, and water on Tony Robbins—chairman of the downtown development authority—during a fight over parking. Williams told a...

Lunch Ladies Get Even —With Cheese Sandwiches

Unruly students get lame lunches as discipline

(Newser) - An Atlantic City high school punished students who engaged in a food fight with an unusual disciplinary tool: the dreaded cheese sandwich. After the melee, the cafeteria decided to teach the kids a lesson by serving only bare cheese sandwiches for 2 days. Parents protested what the Press of Atlantic ...

25 Chicago Kids Jailed After Food Fight

 25 Chicago Kids 
 Jailed After 
 Food Fight 

25 Chicago Kids Jailed After Food Fight

Students face criminal charges, and parents are outraged

(Newser) - Twenty-five Chicago students ages 11 to 15 had to cool their heels in jail for 5 hours last week after a food fight at their school apparently got out of hand. The kids face charges of misdemeanor reckless conduct, NBC Chicago reports. Parents are angry that their kids were treated...

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