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Waitress Wins Argument By Eating Cockroach

Waitress Wins Argument By Eating Cockroach

You can't un-see this

A waitress at a restaurant in China's Chengdu province shocked customers after eating a dead cockroach off of a diner's plate. Read More »

T.J. Maxx Turns Away Marathon Bomb Survivor Over Service Dog

T.J. Maxx Turns Away Marathon Bomb Survivor Over Service Dog

Company apology 'not good enough,' says woman's mother

A 19-year-old survivor of the Boston Marathon bombing is told by a T.J. Maxx manager to put her service dog in a carriage or leave the store. Read More »

Dead Body Falls Out of Coroner Van, Lands in Road

Dead Body Falls Out of Coroner Van, Lands in Road

This is not a prank.

A dead body on a gurney fell out of a coroner's van when a door malfunctioned, sending the corpse into the middle of a busy roadway in Bucks County. Read More »

Uber Rider 'Held Against My Will' In High-Speed Chase

Uber Rider 'Held Against My Will' In High-Speed Chase

Second kidnapping claim against Uber drivers in a month.

A businessman claims that a driver for rideshare company Uber kidnapped him and brought him along during a high-speed chase with authorities. Read More »

Carnival Worker 'Humiliated' Blind Girl, Mom Says

Carnival Worker 'Humiliated' Blind Girl, Mom Says

Actions may violate Department of Labor requirements

A confrontation between a Queens mother and a carnival ride operator got ugly when the worker refused to let the woman's blind daughter on the ride alone. Read More »

T-Mobile Rep Goes To Extreme To Preserve Payment On a Dead Man's Line

T-Mobile Rep Goes To Extreme To Preserve Payment On a Dead Man's Line

'Keep Your Late Dad's Account To Hear His Voice'

A customer complains that a T-Mobile rep tried to talk him into keeping his late father's account active to be able to hear his voice. Read More »

Cafeteria Worker Throws Out Student's Lunch Because He's 26 Cents Short

Cafeteria Worker Throws Out Student's Lunch Because He's 26 Cents Short

Efforts to get parents to pay meal account debts go too far

A Washington school is coming under fire after a cafeteria worker threw out a young student's lunch because he was 26 cents short. Read More »

Store Manager Fired After Febreze Flipout Goes Viral

Store Manager Fired After Febreze Flipout Goes Viral

Alleged shoplifters confronted, sprayed with Febreze

The store manager of a Michigan Family Dollar has been fired after a video of him violently threatening alleged shoplifters with Febreze went viral. Read More »

Teacher Turns 4th Grade Class Into Her Love Gurus

Teacher Turns 4th Grade Class Into Her Love Gurus

Denies report that she asked which of two boyfriends to keep

A New York City substitute teacher was fired because she allegedly asked her fourth grade class for advice on which of two boyfriends to keep seeing. Read More »

Disabled Vet Booted Off Plane For Bringing His Service Dog

Disabled Vet Booted Off Plane For Bringing His Service Dog

Action violated American Airlines' published policy

A disabled vet, his wife and his service animal were turned away by an American Airlines flight attendant in Miami. Read More »

It's a Living. Part I: David's Saga. Episode 9: Day 1 at Startup

It's a Living. Part I: David's Saga. Episode 9: Day 1 at Startup

Look for the next episode tomorrow

David spends his first day at a startup and has a stinky experience. Read More »

Tennessee Deputy Fired After Appearing To Choke A Student

Tennessee Deputy Fired After Appearing To Choke A Student

Two other officers put on paid leave

An officer was fired and two put on paid leave after a student, apparently cooperating with an arrest, was reportedly choked until he dropped to the ground. Read More »

Healthcare Worker's Oversight Puts Over 600 Students At Risk For HIV

Healthcare Worker's Oversight Puts Over 600 Students At Risk For HIV

Employee made the same mistake for eight years

A healthcare worker has put over 600 students at the University of Derby at risk of HIV or hepatitis infection, after failing to change syringe barrels. Read More »

NYPD Twitter Outreach Turns Into Outrage

NYPD Twitter Outreach Turns Into Outrage

Hashtag turns Twitter into an image gallery of police brutality

The New York Police Department's PR people wanted to get citizens to post positive pictures on Twitter. What they got instead was a social media fiasco. Read More »

Funeral Home Fined After Disastrous Body Mix-Up

Funeral Home Fined After Disastrous Body Mix-Up

Man cremated against wishes after remains mislabeled

A funeral home is being fined $12,500 and placed on probation for one year after an employee confused the remains of two men, leading to a tragic error. Read More »

Video: Air Canada Bag Handlers Toss Luggage 20 Feet To Tarmac

Video: Air Canada Bag Handlers Toss Luggage 20 Feet To Tarmac

"We are disappointed and sorry about what happened."

Air Canada has issued an apology after a video of two baggage handlers tossing luggage 20 feet into a bin went viral. Read More »

Man Sues Hospital, Doc: Appendix Left In After Appendectomy

Man Sues Hospital, Doc: Appendix Left In After Appendectomy

A Bronxville, NY man is suing a hospital and doctor over a 2013 appendectomy. Allegedly they didn't remove the appendix and he needed a second surgery. Read More »

Customer Reduced To Tears By Words Written On Subway Order

Customer Reduced To Tears By Words Written On Subway Order

A California woman is threatening Subway with legal action after an employee wrote the words "big mama" on the box containing her order. Read More »

10 Children Hospitalized After Waitress Serves Alcohol

10 Children Hospitalized After Waitress Serves Alcohol

The fruit punch at Chicago's Home Run Inn is for adults only

Ten kids were described as being in "good-to-fair" condition after a waitress at a Chicago restaurant accidentally served them alcohol. Read More »

FedEx Driver Races His Truck And Loses As Dogs Cheer

FedEx Driver Races His Truck And Loses As Dogs Cheer

Truck narrowly misses hitting two houses

A FedEx driver had a bad day when his truck kicked into reverse after he got out. He sprinted along side, trying to get back in and bring it to a halt. Read More »

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