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Country singer Mindy McCready was found dead of an apparent self-inflicted gunshot wound on the porch of her Arkansas home. McCready's singing career was sidetracked by several trips to rehab and multiple suicide attempts. She was 37 years old.
Jack Swagger Arrested For DUI, Drug Possession
Professional wrestler Jack Swagger has been arrested for driving under the influence and possession of marijuana. Swagger was charged after he was pulled over for speeding after a SmackDown taping session in Biloxi, Mississippi.
Latin American Idol Winner Busted
Former Latin American Idol winner Martha Heredia has been arrested for drug smuggling by airport police in Santiago, Dominican Republic as she was boarding a plane for New York. Police found 2.9 pounds of heroin hidden in the heels of three pairs of platform shoes in her luggage.
Former Georgia LB Ogletree Arrested for DUI
Former Georgia linebacker Alex Ogletree may have reduced his NFL draft value after another substance abuse brush with the law - a DUI arrest in Arizona. Ogletree, a projected first-round pick, was suspended for the first four games of last season at Georgia for failing a drug test.
West Virginia Safety Arrested for DUI
West Virginia safety Karl Joseph has been arrested for driving under the influence. Joseph, who was named to the Freshman All-American Team after leading his team in tackles last year, was also charged with being in possession of a fake I.D.
Former Gator Ronnie Wilson Arrested
Former Florida Gator football player Ronnie Wilson has been arrested in North Lauderdale on firearm and drug charges. Wilson, who has a history of brushes with the law, was charged with trafficking of oxycodone and possession of cocaine and marijuana.
Thursday, February 28, 2013
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