Bits and Pieces - August 12, 2014
August 12, 2014
A Google Street View car going the wrong direction on a one-way street in Little Rock, Arkansas crashed into another vehicle. Even worse, they caught the driver using Yahoo to find a body shop.
Rumors have been going around that BEYONCE and JAY Z could be on the verge of divorce, but were all those stories just planted to boost ticket sales for their current tour? Tens of thousands of seats were still unsold in June. Then there was that elevator fight with Solange and the rumors began and since then the tour has been getting plenty of publicity and ticket sales have increased.
GEENA DAVIS will guest star on GREY'S ANATOMY. Davis will have a multi-episode run, but there's no word yet on what character she'll play or when she'll make her debut.
- ROSANNE CASH will receive the Performing Arts award at the third annual Smithsonian Magazine American Ingenuity Awards. The awards ceremony will be held October 16th in Washington, D.C.
Are you living in a corrupt state? Well, we probably all are, but a new Main Street survey of the most corrupt states in the United States puts Mississippi at the top of the list. They found that states with the most public spending had the most corruption, likely because the spending presents an opportunity for bribery. The rest of the top 10 corrupt states were: Louisiana, Tennessee, Illinois, Pennsylvania, Alabama, Alaska, South Dakota, Kentucky and Florida.
Michelle Wie will miss the next three to five weeks due to an injury to her right index finger. Wie will miss the Wegmans LPGA Championship, along with the Canadian Pacific Women's Open and the Portland Classic.
On today's episode of Weeds, Port Charlotte, Florida's 71-year-old Patrick Botelho approached his neighbor's gardener and inquired as to why he wasn't trimming the weeds from the flower beds. When the gardener told Patrick he wasn't hired to do that, he became upset and said that the weeds were invading his property and he'd better clean them out. When the gardener refused, Patrick tried to pull him off his lawnmower and then choked him. Patrick was weeded out of his home and taken to jail on charges of felony battery.
2002: Jason Priestly crashed his race car at Kentucky Speedway and suffered a spinal fracture, concussion, broken nose, facial lacerations and broken bones in both feet.
singer Eric Carmen 65