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Calif. Lawmaker Blames Brain Tumor for Shoplifting; now on Probation

http://www.washingtonpost.com

Assemblywoman Mary Hayashi was arrested at a Neiman Marcus store after she walked out the doors with unpaid merchandise, and accused of stealing nearly $2,500 worth of clothing. The judge reduced a theft charge against her from a felony to a misdemeanor at a prosecutor’s request. (Her husband is a judge, too.) Her attorney said she was diagnosed with a benign brain tumor that contributed to the shoplifting incident.
"It's no longer affecting... her judgment", but her condition "can lead to some absentmindedness." Hayashi has no plans to resign from office.

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Created by pmfalcon 2 years 45 weeks ago – Made popular 2 years 45 weeks ago
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Who knew L.A.'s red-light camera fines were 'voluntary'?

http://www.latimes.com

City officials this week spotlighted a surprising revelation involving red-light camera tickets: Authorities cannot force violators who simply don't respond to pay them. For a variety of reasons, including the way the law was written, Los Angeles officials say the fines for ticketed motorists are essentially "voluntary" and there are virtually no tangible consequences for those who refuse to pay.

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Police Shuts Down Children's Lemonade Stand‬‏ again!

http://www.youtube.com

YET ANOTHER LEMONADE STAND SHUT DOWN BY THE NAZI PIGS. DON'T THESE FOOLS HAVE ANY REAL CRIMINALS TO ARREST? IS THIS COUNTRY SO FREE OF CRIME THAT THEY NEED TO HARASS OUR CHILDREN NOW? DISGUSTING. I'm sorry for the caps but I am yelling. I'm just sick of this crap!

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Created by Stu Pitt Moran 3 years 18 weeks ago – Made popular 3 years 18 weeks ago
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Dead Man Prosecuted For Skipping Out On Jury Duty

http://goo.gl

Michael Wylie, who died 5 years ago, has been named in a criminal complaint for dodging jury duty.

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School safety drill sends students running for their lives

http://www.wlsam.com

What were these troglodytes thinking!!??

Therapy anyone?

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13 Year Dies Eyewitness Says Cops Did Nothing To Help Him

http://www.youtube.com

To protect and serve?
Yeah, right.
Don't bet your life on it.

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Former NHS Director Dead Due to Long Surgery Wait

http://www.dailymail.co.uk

Former UK National Health Service director Margaret Hutchon has died after a nine months' wait (and four cancellations!) to have a critical stomach surgery. State-run healthcare to save us all, eh?

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Created by celestrion 3 years 33 weeks ago – Made popular 3 years 33 weeks ago
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Castro Pot Bust Goes Awry and a Law Professor Threatens to Sue

http://www.sfweekly.com

"I've been on the fence for years about the legalization of drugs ... and now I'm a victim of this crazy war on drugs," says Freshman, who pledged to sue until "I see [the agents'] houses sold at auction and their kids' college tuitions taken away from them. There will not be a better litigated case this century."

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Wisconsin Senate to vote on anti-union bill

http://news.yahoo.com

Wisconsin's peaceful protest against Senate anit-Union Bill thousands turn out, yet Bill looks like it will pass

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Created by Bananna 3 years 40 weeks ago – Made popular 3 years 39 weeks ago
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Egypt Attempts to Calm Protesters by Giving Bureaucrats Raises

http://news.yahoo.com

Acknowledging the riots and protests that have all but shut down Egypt for the past two weeks, the Egyptian government have caved to popular demands and given head bureaucrats 15% pay raises. Wait, what?

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Created by celestrion 3 years 41 weeks ago – Made popular 3 years 40 weeks ago
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