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'Buffy' Star Nicholas Brendon Enters Rehab
Nicholas Brendon, actor in the television series "Buffy the Vampire Slayer," has checked himself into rehab following an incident in March in which he scuffled with police officers. Brendon said he was under the influence of alcohol and sleeping pills and has no memory of the altercation which left him Tased and arrested.
'Deadliest Catch' Producer Arrested for Cocaine
A 22-year-old production manager of the reality television series "Deadliest Catch" has been arrested for selling cocaine. Investigators said Matthew Scheider delivered $300 worth of cocaine to an undercover officer in the fishing village of Unalaska.
Texas Mayor Charged With Drunken Driving
The mayor of Brownsville, Texas has been charged with driving while intoxicated and it's not his first offense. Pat Ahumada Jr., 57, was arrested after police spotted him driving erratically. Ahumada has a previous DWI conviction from 1988.
Mom Charged With Feticide in Drunk Driving Crash
A pregnant Georgia woman is facing charges in the death of her unborn child who was killed as a result of her driving. Police said Jessica Bruce, 21, lead them on a high speed chase after they tried to stop her for speeding. She struck a car, spun into traffic and was struck by another car. Her car was totaled and her baby killed.
Traffic Stop Leads to Crash That Kills 5-Year-Old
There is plenty of blame to go around in the case of a 5-year-old boy who was killed by a drunk driver. His mother taken into custody for driving with a suspended license and police gave the keys to her car to a passenger, who was so drunk he drove it into a tree 40 minutes later.
87-Year-Old Woman Charged for Selling Crack
An 87-year-old Pensacola, Florida woman has been arrested for trafficking crack cocaine. Escambia County Sheriff's drug squad said Ola Mae Agee sold an undercover agent $20 worth of crack during a month-long narcotics investigation in her neighborhood.