Report: Al Sharpton owes $4.5 million in taxes

5:11 pm Nov. 19, 2014

Ben Franklin was a very quotable fellow.

One quote you’ve likely heard is “In this world nothing can be said to be certain, except death and taxes.”

Ol’ Ben never met fellow quotable fellow Al Sharpton, who,

$12 million lottery winner keeps snow plow job

3:23 pm Nov. 11, 2014

I buy a lottery ticket every week. Recently, the woman who sells them to me said, “You never give up!”

“I call it marriage insurance,” I said. “Because winning the lottery is the only way my

TV cameraman carjacked by shooter

4:00 pm Nov. 6, 2014

Breaking news is an exciting beat.

Sometimes, it gets so exciting it’s downright dangerous.

A long time ago, when I still mixed enthusiasm with foolishness, I rushed to the scene of a shooting, zipped past the crime

Google pays woman for Street View cleavage

4:06 pm Oct. 30, 2014

Cleavage is everywhere.

Movies, TV shows, magazine covers, advertisements and many other mediums commonly feature ample samples of the feminine form.

Google is everywhere too. Recently, the two ubiquitous forces met in a Canadian lawsuit and the search giant was ordered to pay $2,250 for showing a revealing picture of a woman on Street View.

Maria Pia Grillo, of Montreal, filed a lawsuit claiming $45,000 in emotional damages after she saw Google’s Street

Red Cross storm response called ‘secret disaster’

4:54 pm Oct. 29, 2014

Volunteer organizations do a world of good, but the largest one in the U.S. — the American Red Cross — is more concerned with looking good than doing good, according to a critical report published Wednesday.

“The Red Cross’ Secret Disaster,” a joint effort by non-profits NPR and ProPublica, says the humanitarian organization “botched key elements of its mission … leaving behind a trail of unmet needs and acrimony” after

Ga. man texts probation officer for weed

3:42 pm Oct. 22, 2014

You don’t have to be stupid to go to prison, but it helps.

A few news articles I read today prove that maxim.

In Albany, Georgia, a man who texted “You have some weed?” to his probation