A tree-trimmer in Pennsylvania is miraculously alive after taking a chainsaw blade to the neck and nearly losing his head! 21-year-old James Valentine was working when his chainsaw slipped and caught him right in the side of his neck. Lucky for him, the blade got stuck in muscle and missed a major artery. Emergency responders removed the motor from the saw and transported him to the hospital with the blade still lodged in his neck. Doctors performed emergency surgery to remove the blade and Valentine is said to be doing well.
Michigan woman Colleen Cudney is on probation for a 2012 drunk driving conviction and, as a condition of her probation, is not allowed to drink alcohol. After a night of what she hoped would be kept a secret she was called in to a probation office to take the breathalyzer exam and passed. But then she went on Facebook to boast about her achievement saying, “Buzz killer for me. I had to breathalyze this morning and I drank yesterday, but I passed thank God.” Well, guess who happened to see her status? That’s right – local law enforcement. They called her in for another test, but she failed to show up. Now, she could be facing up to 93 days in jail.
Police in New South Wales, Australia, stopped a car carrying 3 passengers at a DUI checkpoint, gave the driver a breathalyzer, and promptly hauled him off to jail on drunk-driving charges. After the arrest, one of the two passengers slid into the driver’s seat and drove off, only to get pulled over within minutes and hauled off to join his buddy in jail on DUI charges of his own. After that arrest, the remaining passenger got behind the wheel, drove off, and, yes, got stopped and charged with DUI, too!! All three arrests took place within 20 minutes and all three men might be car-pooling again soon for their April 16 court appearances.