Backfiring car triggers panic
A Texas elementary school was put on lockdown because a car backfired. Police and parents rushed to Birdville Elementary after the sound triggered a panic. The alert was called off after police interviewed a man who said his car started the whole thing. “We have a vehicle that backfired in the parking lot,” said a police spokesman.
Judge rules drunk man liable for $28,000
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A New York judge has ruled against a man who claimed he shouldn’t be liable for $28,000 he spent in one night at a strip club. William Ilg had claimed that staff at the Hustler Club got him so drunk that he became “no longer capable of conducting transactions.” But the judge ruled that the club had no duty “to protect plaintiff from the results of his intoxication.”
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