Bits and Pieces - June 4, 2014
June 4, 2014
Police have found Miley Cyrus' stolen Maserati. Police say the car wasn't stripped, which is more than can be said for Miley.
CHRIS BROWN is back on the streets. Brown was released from a Los Angeles County jail early Monday morning after serving 108 days behind bars for a probation violation. Brown was sentenced to a year in the slammer, but was given credits for time spent in rehab and jail, as well as credits for good behavior. However, he still has to serve 800 hours of community labor. The ordeal has apparently scared Brown straight as he's supposedly vowing to clean up his act.
The JEOPARDY winning streak of Julia Collins has come to an end. Collins lost during her 21st appearance on the episode that aired last night. She won $428,100 during her streak of 20 victories, which was the most ever by a woman and the second-longest of all time.
- KIP MOORE will headline this year's CMT on Tour. Charlie Worsham and Sam Hunt will join Moore on the road starting September 25th in New York City.
A new study finds that people are more afraid of hurricanes with male names than they are of storms that are named for a woman. They found that people are slightly less likely to flee an oncoming storm with a female name, even though hurricanes named for women have a history of being deadlier in the United States than those named for men. The two deadliest storms to make landfall in the U.S. since 1979, when male names were introduced, were named Katrina and Sandy.
It seems a bit hard to figure, but the Miami Heat will go for their NBA championship three-peat as underdogs. Bovada.LV lists the Spurs as a slight favorite in the 2014 Finals at 4/5 odds while Miami is set at 21/20. Miami opened the season as 2-1 favorites to win the title, with San Antonio at 12-1.
An unnamed woman was sitting at the Bremerton, Washington ferry terminal when a man hit the back of her head, grabbed her iPod and purse, and took off. The only thing the woman remembered was the distinctive triangle-shaped tattoo on the man's neck. The next day the woman received a friend request on Facebook from a man with the same tattoo. It was no coincidence; it was 28-year-old thief Riley Mullins. Police used Mullins' Facebook page, which included photos of he and his tattoo, to track him down and arrest him.
2008: Barack Obama clinched the Democratic presidential nomination
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