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Lucy in the Sky Lyrics to Be Auctioned
The original lyrics to The Beatles' song "Lucy in the Sky With Diamonds," handwritten by John Lennon, will be auctioned off next month in Beverly Hills. Lennon denied that the song was about the drug LSD, in spite of its strange lyrics. The auction house Profiles in History said it expects the item to bring more than $200,000.
Ravens Line Coach Convicted of DUI
Baltimore Ravens offensive line coach Andy Moeller has been convicted of driving under the influence, his third alcohol-related incident since 2007. Team owner Steve Bisciotti warned Moeller that he is on his "last chance" with the Ravens.
Former Gator Basketball Player Charged With DUI
Dan Werner, a former University of Florida basketball player and now a professional in Hungary, has been arrested for driving under the influence. Werner was stopped after police spotted him driving with no tag light.
Judge on DUI Task Force Charged With DUI
A member of the Montana DUI Task Force has been charged with driving under the influence of drugs. Judge Robert Lee was charged with driving to the county courthouse under the influence a methadone, a powerful narcotic pain reliever.
Mom Gets DUI After Daughter Calls Cops
Apparently, Lisa Thompson-Phillips' 12-year-old daughter had a good reason to call 9-1-1 from her mother's car to report her driving under the influence. When officers tested the 43-year-old soccer mom's blood-alcohol level it was three times the legal limit.
Feds Raid $10M Pot Farm in New York
DEA agents said they busted at $10-million-a-year marijuana growing operation and confiscated more than 100 pounds of pot worth an estimated $2.5 million. The agents found 450 mature marijuana plants growing in a Staten Island, NY garage.