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Tyson Foods CFO Seeking
Treatment After 'Mistake'
Nov 9, 2022 11:26 AM CST
Tyson Foods CFO Seeking Treatment After 'Mistake'
Chairman's 32-year-old son allegedly fell asleep in wrong home
- Tyson Foods CFO John R. Tyson says he's seeking treatment for alcohol abuse after a stranger found him passed out in her bed. In a Monday email to company employees, Tyson apologized and said he was "embarrassed" by Sunday's incident in Fayetteville, Arkansas, for which he is...
DUIs on Golf Carts and
Scooters? Welcome to Florida
Aug 4, 2022 7:10 PM CDT
DUIs on Golf Carts and Scooters? Welcome to Florida
Recent arrests occurred along state's busiest interstate, at Walmart
- A woman with an open bottle of Jack Daniel's whiskey in a bag was arrested for driving a golf cart on Florida's busiest interstate while drunk, according to an arrest report. The 58-year-old woman was arrested Saturday night on the shoulder of Interstate 95. She's now facing...
In Japan, People Do a Weird
Thing After a Night of Drinking
Aug 19, 2020 11:41 AM CDT
In Japan, People Do a Weird Thing After a Night of Drinking
Officials worry 'road sleeping' is going to lead to more people getting hurt in Okinawa
- There's a strange phenomenon that has overtaken the Okinawa prefecture in Japan, and police can't figure out a way to stop it. "Road sleeping," or
in Japanese, seems to be what people like to do there after a night of drinking, and it means that...
Fugitive on the Run 40 Years
Busted, Done In by His Prints
Jan 3, 2020 12:53 PM CST
Fugitive on the Run 40 Years Busted, Done In by His Prints
Jose Romero escaped from SC in 1979; he was nabbed in Delaware last month
- In 1979, Pink Floyd's
was released, Margaret Thatcher was elected prime minister of the UK, and Jose Romero escaped from a South Carolina prison. Almost 40 years to the day of his jailbreak, however, the sexagenarian (he's said to be 63 or 64) was arrested in...
Judges' Visit to White Castle
Ends With Fight, 2 Shot
Nov 15, 2019 8:12 AM CST
Judges' Visit to White Castle Ends With Fight, 2 Shot
Indiana judges got involved in a late-night brawl after night of drinking, failed visit to strip club
- Look out, Florida, Indiana is coming for your "Land of Weird Crimes" title: NPR reports three judges there have now been suspended without pay after a May 1 incident that saw them act "in an injudicious manner," per a Tuesday decision from the Indiana Supreme Court . Per...
He Got Drunk
He Drank, but
Because He Ate
Oct 24, 2019 11:36 AM CDT
He Got Drunk Not Because He Drank, but Because He Ate
Man suffered from auto-brewery syndrome, which converted carbs to ethanol
- For years after taking antibiotics in 2011 for a thumb injury, a previously active and healthy man says he suffered from depression, "brain fog," memory loss, and aggressiveness. Then, after a DWI arrest, those around him, including medical staff and cops, became convinced he was a secret drinker—...
5th-Grader Called 911 on Her.
This Video Offers a Hint Why
Sep 30, 2019 7:34 AM CDT
5th-Grader Called 911 on Her. This Video Offers a Hint Why
Catherine Maccarone has resigned, is charged with driving under the influence, endangerment
- A school bus driver in Washington state has left her job after an alleged DUI incident earlier this month, and now video has also been released. NBC News reports that 48-year-old Catherine Maccarone resigned last week after a fifth grader who'd ridden on her bus called 911 on Sept....
Fliers: Flight Attendant
So Drunk We Had to
Do Her Seat Belt
Aug 9, 2019 6:29 AM CDT
Fliers: Flight Attendant So Drunk We Had to Do Her Seat Belt
Passengers say she passed out after slurring her words in security announcement
- A flight attendant was charged with criminal public intoxication after showing up for work so drunk that passengers say they had to fasten her seat belt. Passengers on the Aug. 2 United Express flight from Chicago to South Bend, which was operated by Air Wisconsin, say 49-year-old Julianne March bumped...
New Arrest of 'Florida Man'
Is a Doozy
May 7, 2019 3:33 PM CDT
New Arrest of 'Florida Man' Is a Doozy
Gary Anderson charged with driving a mower drunk and hitting police car
- If "drunk," "lawn mower," "suspended license," "squad car," and "Florida man" were on your weird-crimes bingo card this week, you can collect your prize. The
Tampa Bay Times
reports that 68-year-old Gary Anderson was arrested Saturday after a Haines City cop...
Couple Crosses Item Off
Bucket List Outside Cop Shop
May 4, 2019 11:30 AM CDT
Couple Crosses Item Off Bucket List Outside Cop Shop
Alleged fornicator tells police it was 'a Key West moment'
- Florida police were surprised to find a couple having sex on the sidewalk outside the station Monday night, the Smoking Gun reports. "I'm horny," alleged copulator Gary Hill told an officer when confronted outside the Key West Police Station, per a police report . "She was giving...
Pledge Died After a Frat Party.
Now Come the Jail Sentences
Apr 3, 2019 9:35 AM CDT
Pledge Died After a Frat Party. Now Come the Jail Sentences
Dad of late Timothy Piazza: Men were 'individual players in a larger cast, but they knew the script'
- Sentencing day has come and gone for four ex-fraternity brothers at Penn State tied to the death of a 19-year-old pledge. Per the
Centre Daily Times
, Michael Bonatucci, Luke Visser, and Joshua Kurczewski were sentenced Tuesday by Centre County Judge Brian Marshall to minimums behind bars ranging from 30 days...
The Ferris Wheel Was Spinning.
Then Staff Spotted This Pair
Mar 30, 2019 7:30 AM CDT
The Ferris Wheel Was Spinning. Then Staff Spotted This Pair
Michael Mathisen and Lauren Wilder arrested after allegedly having sex on Cincinnati ride
- If we had to score this next alleged crime, Dead or Alive's "You Spin Me Round" would probably work. Cops say that, instead of simply taking in the view from Cincinnati's SkyStar Ferris wheel on Thursday evening, a man and his girlfriend instead got busy during the...
Man Tips Servers $22K
in Hotel Bar, Gets Arrested
Feb 20, 2019 4:54 AM CST
Man Tips Servers $22K in Hotel Bar, Gets Arrested
'He'll probably need that for legal fees'
- Joel Boyers was removed from the JW Marriot bar in Nashville on Monday and charged with public intoxication and possessing a firearm while intoxicated, but some people there will still remember him fondly: Before he was arrested, he tipped his servers $22,000. Police say they were contacted by the...
London to Philly,
Feb 8, 2019 8:18 AM CST
Minutes Before Takeoff From London to Philly, Pilot Arrested
The 62-year-old appeared intoxicated right before the late-morning flight
- If you were booked on Flight AA35 out of the UK's Manchester Airport on Thursday morning, you may have been annoyed at your last-minute rebooking. Reading the news Friday, however, should ease your mind that the right call was made.
reports that the American Airlines flight to...
He Was About to Plead Guilty.
Then Prosecutor Was Arrested
Dec 19, 2018 9:45 AM CST
He Was About to Plead Guilty. Then Prosecutor Was Arrested
Charges were dropped against Dennis Michael Simmerman
- Dennis Michael Simmerman intended to plead guilty in a case involving the sexual abuse of a 13-year-old boy, after previously admitting he'd done so. Instead, his case was dropped, and an allegedly drunk prosecutor is at the crux of why. The
Des Moines Register
reports the 23-year-old Iowa man...
Guess What Someone's
Accused of Stealing
From Red Lobster
Nov 15, 2018 11:36 AM CST
Guess What Someone's Accused of Stealing From Red Lobster
If you guessed a lobster, you'd be correct
- You may not make the news if you simply steal a lobster, but if you're accused of taking it from a place named after the crustacean, you could be guaranteed a place among the day's headlines. That's what happened in St. Petersburg, Fla., where a 42-year-old woman...
Takes Nap, Then
Nov 1, 2018 8:10 AM CDT
Airline Worker Takes Nap, Then 'Slips Through the Cracks'
Intoxicated baggage handler fell asleep in American Airlines cargo hold
- United Airlines was plagued with canine passenger problems earlier this year. This time it's American that's making headlines, and it involves a human—an apparently drunk one.
reports on a baggage handler said to be in his mid-20s who had an interesting flight on board a...
Coroner Rules on What
Killed Cranberries Singer
Sep 6, 2018 7:49 AM CDT
Coroner Rules on What Killed Cranberries Singer
Dolores O'Riordan died in an accidental drowning after a night of heavy drinking
- The sudden death of Cranberries singer Dolores O'Riordan in January stunned the world, and a new development may prompt further shock waves. An inquest in the UK took place Thursday on what would have been the performer's 47th birthday, and the court heard that O'Riordan died of...
Mugshot Jolts Fans
Aug 7, 2018 11:26 AM CDT
Star's Mugshot Jolts Fans
Shaun Weiss, 39, arrested for public intoxication
- A former child star known for his role in
The Mighty Ducks
found himself in a mighty pickle this weekend with California cops. A statement from the Oroville Public Safety Department cited by Fox News reports Shaun Weiss was arrested for "being under the influence of drugs" shortly after...
Uber Driver Tapes Drink-Fueled
Rant, Dallas Prosecutor Is Fired
IN CASE YOU MISSED IT
Nov 19, 2017 7:03 AM CST
Uber Driver Tapes Drink-Fueled Rant, Dallas Prosecutor Is Fired
Jody Warner has apologized for her 'language' but says Shaun Platt isn't telling the whole story
- A Texas Uber driver says he was threatened and insulted by an intoxicated Dallas prosecutor while taking her home, and she's now lost her job with the DA's office, per the
. Shaun Platt, 26, tells ABC News that while transporting 32-year-old Jody Warner home from a...
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