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Man With No Legs Cited For Driving Drunk (AP) ABBOTSFORD, Wis. Two men, driving the same pickup truck, have been cited for driving drunk in central Wisconsin. Police stopped their truck in Abbotsford, Wis. recently and found 43-year-old Harvey Miller was steering the truck...
New tollway plan taking shape Opposition to earlier tollways says it will actively oppose this one as Oct. 8 vote nears By Ben Wear AMERICAN-STATESMAN STAFF Tuesday, August 28, 2007 A scaled-back plan to expand and put tolls on four Austin highways and build a fifth tollway from...
Fake calls for aid lead to teenager He used stolen radio equipment for phony maydays, police say. By TAMARA EL-KHOURY, Times Staff Writer Published August 25, 2007 LARGO - The teenager's mom became suspicious when she found radio equipment in his room. Equipment she hadn't...
A video of a bumbling attempt by a Miss Teen USA entrant to answer a pageant question has become a hit on YouTube. The video, titled South Carolina Answers A Question, had more than 1.6 million views by 1pm Monday. In it, Lauren Caitlin Upton, who finished the competition as...
Perry aide defends spending for Dean Officials used about half of disaster money on storm preparations 12:00 AM CDT on Saturday, August 25, 2007 From Wire Reports The Associated Press HARLINGEN, Texas – The state may have spent about half its disaster funds responding to a...
Miami Chief Pays $54K for Once-Free SUV By CURT ANDERSON The Associated Press Thursday, August 23, 2007; 9:16 PM MIAMI -- Police Chief John Timoney insisted Thursday he broke no laws by using a free luxury sport utility vehicle for over a year, but acknowledged it raised ethical...
Neighbor never saw 'disgusting' interior Saturday, August 25, 2007 By EVONNE COUTROS STAFF WRITER The restaurateur who bought a Saddle River home before authorities found nearly two dozen dead cats and dogs, more than 100 live cats and mounds of feces inside said Friday that he'...
Teacher's Nightmare: Ogling Video on YouTube Internet Videos Such as 'Hot for Teacher' Clip Raise Privacy Concerns Aug. 26, 2007 The scene was a fifth grade graduation ceremony in Charlotte, N.C., and the star of the amateur video was not exactly the student body, but a teacher'...
Austin Man Faces Felony Charges After Fight During Soccer Game Last Edited: Thursday, 23 Aug 2007, 8:47 PM CDT Created: Thursday, 23 Aug 2007, 8:47 PM CDT AUSTIN -- A man is facing felony Aggravated Assault charges for punching a man during a soccer game fight that went too far...