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Worst Employees of 2007

High ambulance drivers ... naked priests ... bakery workers with salmonella—this year's low waterpoints

(Newser) - They've done all the bad things you can imagine on the clock, and maybe a few you can't—here are some of the worst employees of the year, according to CNN and
  • A high ambulance driver who ran two red lights with a patient—and no siren.
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Fired TV Anchor Was Conferring With Cops

Bikini incident only one of several missteps that contributed to dismissal

(Newser) - Ousted Chicago TV reporter Amy Jacobson may not have been fired just because she appeared in a bikini at the pool party of a man she was covering, the Chicago Tribune reports. Jacobson was feeding cops information, without telling her bosses, about her interviews with Craig Stebic, now under suspicion... More »

Husband Is Suspect in Disappearance

Case of missing Chicago woman embroiled fired TV anchor

(Newser) - Police named a suburban Chicago man a “person of interest” yesterday in the disappearance of his estranged wife, citing his lack of cooperation and their fears of foul play. Craig Stebic, who reported last seeing his wife on April 30, twice refused to let investigators talk to their children... More »

Bikini Anchor Shouldn't Have Been Fired

Pool-party reporting wrong, Trib blogger says, but honorable

(Newser) - As disgraced TV anchor Amy Jacobson pled her case in a series of interviews all over Chicago media today, Tribune blogger Eric Zorn made the (unpopular) case that she shouldn't have been fired. Accepting an invitation to a pool party at the home of a man she was covering showed... More »

Chicago TV Reporter All Wet

NBC on-air reporter bounced over pool-partying with man she's covering

(Newser) - Chicago's NBC affiliate station severed ties with reporter Amy Jacobson after its crosstown rival, the CBS station, caught Jacobson with her tan lines showing. CBS showed video of Jacobson in a bikini top attending a pool party at the home of Craig Stebic, the husband of missing Lisa Stebic. Jacobson... More »

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