In June, a 17-year-old boy survived but was seriously injured when he fell about 75 feet onto some rocks at California's Mount Diablo State Park. He had climbed over a handrail in order to fake a fall so that his pals could capture the plunge on video to
In April 1999 Houston authorities charged basketball star Scottie Pippen with drunk driving. Reports state that police witnessed the six-time NBA champion pass cars stopped at a red light using an oncoming lane. Then-Rockets player Pippen failed a field sobriety test and refused to take a Breathalyzer, but prosecutors subsequently dismissed the misdemeanor charge.