TSA agent fights back against rape claim
A TSA agent is demanding $500,000 from an airline passenger who described the agent’s aggressive search of her crotch as “rape.” In her blog, Amy Alkon wrote that TSA agent Thedala Magee repeatedly prodded and poked her vagina through her pants. “You raped me!” Alkon said she told Magee. After Alkon described the search online, the agent’s lawyer demanded that Alkon remove the item and pay her $500,000.
Firefighter on disability pursues marathons
A Wisconsin firefighter who is paid $50,000 a year on permanent disability has competed in seven marathons and one Ironman triathlon. Aaron Marjala, 28, says he has nerve damage in an elbow that prevents him from firefighting. “I have minor limitations,” he said, “but it doesn’t stop me from getting out and enjoying stuff.”