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TV NEWS REPORTER ARRESTED FOR DUI
KOB in Albuquerque reporter Joy Wang has been campaigning to try and get the drunk driving laws in New Mexico toughen up ever since she covered a story on a Domino's driver that was killed by a suspected drunk driver. Last week Joy was arrested and charged with aggravated DUI and leaving the scene of an accident. Joy allegedly hit a car in a parking lot and drove off. When arrested she refused to take a DUI test. She was then charged with aggravated DUI. The news station that Joy reports for has made no mention of the arrest. (FTVLive)
Pet squirrel takes on home intruder:
We've all heard of a guard dog, but a guard squirrel? That's new. Adam Pearl walked into his Meridian, Idaho house and knew something was wrong after noticing unusual prints in the snow and certain doors in his house closed that were normally left open. While his pet squirrel Joey was seemingly normal, he went into the back room and noticed scratches on the door, which confirmed his suspicions that someone had been in his house. Sure enough, a local cop had interviewed the man suspected of robbing Pearl and he admitted Joey "kept attacking me and wouldn't stop until I left." Now that's a good pet! Source: NBC 26
GOALIE MEETS HIS FIVE-YEAR-OLD GOOD LUCK CHARM
St. Louis Blues goaltender Jake Allen has been playing extremely well lately and appears to have turned his season around after a very frustrating slump. He didn't do anything differently ... he just read some fan mail.
Allen says he read an encouraging letter written by a five-year-old fan named Mason Gilbert and it lifted his spirits. Mason wrote, "Dear Jake Allen, you are my favorite player. I hope you win tonight. I know you can do it. You're a great goalie. Love, Mason. I'm five years old."
Allen says the letter became his good luck charm because from that moment on he's played extremely well, winning four of his next five gams.
Allen was so appreciative for the letter that he reached out to Mason and invited him to a team practice to meet up and hang out.
Mason's mom brought him to the practice on Monday, where he got to meet his favorite player – who thanked him with a puck and an autographed stick. Afterwards Allen said, "That's what it's all about. Any time you can make a kid's day, it's a no-brainer. It doesn't matter what the situation is, when it is, where it is. As soon as I saw him this morning, it put a smile on my face and a smile on his. I'm glad I got to speak to him after." (NHL.com)
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