Published: January 19, 2012 | News Blog | 961 Clicks
Police say a man tried to rob a western Pennsylvania gambling parlor by threatening to spread a staph infection.
Police say 41-year-old Fred Parker, walked into Lucky's Internet Cafe in Sharon on Monday night and began touching the walls and gambling machines, claiming he has MRSA - a serious staph infection that resists antibiotics.
Parker was arraigned by District Judge Dennis M. Songer, Sharon, and taken to Mercer County Jail after failing to post bond.
A Valley West resident complained that her roommate allowed a paint-covered dog to wander around the apartment, leaving paint smudges all over the home.
In September 2002, Minnesota Vikings receiver Randy Moss allegedly drove his car into a traffic officer. Minneapolis authorities charged Moss with careless driving and failure to obey a traffic officer.