Sheryl Urzedowski, 38, was cited for DUI in Orland Park, Ill., after failing a field sobriety test to walk a straight line.
According to the officer’s report, Urzedowski put her hands on her hips and strutted to and fro “as if she were a runway model,” after which, apprehensive about being arrested, she asked the officer to read her “the Amanda rights.”
A 20-year-old man trying to push his car up a steep hill on Levering Street in Philadelphia lost control and was crushed and hospitalized.
Jamie Riley, 27, was arrested for endangering her 3-month-old son by holding him “like a football,” according to police, who had spotted Riley carrying on raucously while “celebrating” her recent “victory” over the state’s Department of Children and Family Services, which had been investigating her for neglect.
A tractor-trailer crashed on Interstate 70 near Terre Haute, Ind., and precipitated a traffic jam when the cargo caught fire.
The truck was hauling a load of fire extinguishers.
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