A 39-year-old woman with warrants of arrest for unpaid tickets made matters worst by trying to evade arrest and leading the police on a chase. Ramming into a patrol car wasn't be brightest thing to do either.
She could have avoided all this trouble if she was a little more patient at a traffic light.
According to the police, this incident started when the woman, Angela Michelle Smith, drove over a curb to get around a red light. An officer tried to pull her over, but she hit the gas instead, leading to a series of chases until her eventual capture.
It might not have been wise for Iraqi reporter/shoe-thrower Muntazer al-Zaidi to chuck his shoes at President Bush during a news conference in Iraq, but the manufacturer of those shoes, Ramazan Baydan, was sure glad he did.
A man wearing a hooded sweatshirt and gloves broke into Paris Hilton's LA home in the early morning and made off with jewelry worth an estimated $2 million. She was not home at the time of the burglary. Went clubbing, perhaps?
Sherry Johnston, aka the future mother-in-law of Sarah Palin's daughter Bristol, was arrested by state troopers Thursday on drug charges. Apparently, law enforcement had been keeping their eyes on her for awhile.
"Tim is a good guy, but he's not a thinker. He's the status quo." -- Former New York governor Eliot Spitzer on Timothy Geithner, Obama's pick as the next Treasury Secretary.
In a marketing ploy to get more people to spend their fast food dollars at Burger King, the company launched a website touting a new men's body spray called "Flame," which has the scent of seduction, with a hint of flame-broiled meat. Visit the website here.
Stephen Hughes, a fireman decorated for his heroics in steam pipe explosion near the Grand Central Terminal in New York, was arrested for using force on his ex-fiance, April Krogstad, to get back an engagement ring he had given her.
We've all knew Oliver Twist asked for an extra helping of gruel in Charles Dickens novel about the boy, but if Twist was a normal nine-year-old, then he really shouldn't need any more, experts said.
"The people in Palm Beach, many of those people have been just ripped off by this sleazebag, and they'll never see the kind of money that they've seen." -- Real estate mogul Donald Trump on how some people he knew gave 100 percent of their net worth to Bernard Madoff for his Ponzi scheme.
"The level of devastation, both financial and on a human level, is astounding." -- Robert J. Ivanhoe, a lawyer representing investors in the Bernard L. Madoff Ponzi scheme scandal.