Published: August 09, 2011 | News Blog | 1426 Clicks
A British man fined $82 for driving his horse-drawn carriage while drunk said he ran a red light because the animal is colorblind.
John Mulvenna, 56, who also received a 12-month conditional discharge when he pleaded guilty in Barnsley, England, to a charge of being drunk in charge of a horse and carriage, maintained he went through the red light because his horse, Fred, is colorblind, The Daily Express reported Monday.
A Meadow Drive woman reported Thursday that sometime on June 22, someone entered a bedroom in her house and stole a pair of diamond earrings worth $1,100. The woman's daughter reportedly admitted that she sold the earrings to a dealer for $50.
In July 2002, facing gun and assault charges, NBA superstar Allen Iverson surrendered to Philadelphia authorities. All charges were subsequently dismissed.