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Detroit Police Officers End Up Fighting Each Other After Undercover Drug Raid Goes Awry 

This is as dumb as the headline suggests. Cops from two Detroit police precincts exchanged punches and pulled guns on one another, after an undercover drug raid didn’t go exactly as planned, according to reports. An internal investigation is now underway. Read more… Continue Reading at http://jalopnik.com

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Guy Pulled Over And Fined For Singing In Car, Demanding ‘Everybody Dance Now’

It seems that the people of Montreal are a proud people, and they don’t like to be told when to dance. At least, that’s one possible reason why 39-year-old Taoufik Moalla was pulled over and given a $149 ticket for “screaming in public.” Moalla was signing along to C&C Music Factory’s 1990 hit, Gonna Make […]

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Kid Uses Dad’s Sheriff’s Car To Harass His Ex And Rob Her New Boyfriend 

A 22-year-old Sheriff’s cadet named Christopher Combs has a father who’s a Palm Beach, Florida, Sheriff’s lieutenant. What he doesn’t seem to have is any sense whatsoever, since he used his dad’s unmarked Sheriff’s car to pull over his ex and screw with her and her new boyfriend.Read more… Continue Reading at http://jalopnik.com

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Driver Tied To Alleged $25 Million Scheme To Fund His Career Owes Former Team A Lot Of Money

Justin Boston’s career in NASCAR’s lowest national touring level, the Camping World Truck Series, wasn’t very long, but the aftermath of that stint has been. While Boston has run just 10 truck races total, repercussions of an alleged $25 million defrauding scheme that helped fund his racing career have yet to end.Read more… Continue Reading […]

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The U.S. Government Is Investigating The Growing And Potentially Catastrophic Japan Metals Scandal

Kobe Steel, the Japanese steelmaker at the center of an ongoing metals scandal, is facing scrutiny from the U.S. Department of Justice, the company said Tuesday, after admitting last week that it falsely labeled products supplied to over 500 companies across the world.Read more… Continue Reading at http://jalopnik.com

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Level 5 Motorsports’ Scott Tucker Convicted Over Illegal Payday Lending Practices

Former American Le Mans Series champion Scott Tucker was convicted Friday of racketeering charges related to the payday lending business which funded his highly successful Level 5 Motorsports racing team, reports Bloomberg. Predatory loans made by Tucker’s company had interest rates that sometimes exceeded 700…Read more… Continue Reading at http://jalopnik.com

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Town Bans Man From Driving PT Cruiser After Repeated Noise Complaints

It might be the coolest, or most annoying, PT Cruiser still on the road, depending on how you look at it. This year, police in the municipality of Central Saanich have received 17 noise complaints from residents because of the sound emanating from Canadian resident Dustin Hamilton’s PT Cruiser, reports the Vancouver…Read more… Continue Reading […]

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Lexus SUV Drives Over People Fighting In Street, No One Died But It’s All So Depressing

A big, stupid brawl among young women in Griffin, Georgia, ended when five people were injured from a Lexus SUV that was driven into the fight, and right over some of the participants. This is the opposite of a feel-good story here: the footage is graphic, the actions of the people involved are awful, and […]

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North Carolina Audit Finds 234 Seized Cars From State Contractors Are Missing

Two towing companies contracted by the state of North Carolina have been called out in an audit for lacking appropriate paperwork and leaving 234 state-seized cars unaccounted for. The contractors are part of a program designed to support the state’s school system with proceeds from vehicle auctions.Read more… Continue Reading at http://jalopnik.com

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Idiot Couple Snapchats Themselves Shooting Guns Blindly Into Homes And Buildings While Driving

Just go ahead and wonder aloud right now about what the fuck is wrong with people, because it’s going to come out sooner or later as you read this story. Because, seriously, what the fuck is wrong with people? Why would anyone drive around shooting guns out a car window, and then be stupid enough […]

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Doctors Who Ran Illegal ‘Pill Mill’ Had A Hell Of A Car Collection And Now It’s Up For Auction

I’m not sure how well you follow medical and pharmaceutical-related crime news, but it seems two doctors from Mobile, Alabama, Xiulu Ruan and John Patrick Couch were convicted earlier this year of illegally prescribing narcotics and other drugs—you know, running a pill mill. Both doctors had impressive car…Read more… Continue Reading at http://jalopnik.com

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