Although it’s a well-known fact that fast food poses some danger to diners’ waistlines, it apparently is a threat to their eyes as well.During an incident at a McDonald’s in France, a woman suffered a scratched cornea after she was struck in the eye by a flying French fry! The incident occurred when another patron became annoyed at the slow service, tried to launch a French fry at a member of the McDonald’s staff and ended up hitting the innocent bystander in the eye! After missing work, the woman decided to file a complaint with the police about the Jan. 17 incident. A representative from the McDonald’s did reach out to the victim to apologize.
The day of the NFC Championship, Jersey City man Michael Charles had been drinking alcohol for a few hours when he went to grab the last can of Pepsi from the refrigerator when his brother asked him not to. Already upset because the San Francisco 49ers were losing, Charles allegedly responded by hitting his brother in the head with a pipe. His brother fought back and stabbed Charles in the arm but was also stabbed several times in the chest with a small knife. Charles was charged with aggravated assault with a deadly weapon, possession of a weapon for an unlawful purpose and unlawful possession of a weapon.
An Indiana police chief running for county sheriff said it was “pure carelessness” that led to him shooting himself in the leg…while shopping at a gun store! Connersville Police Chief David Counceller, who is running for Fayette County sheriff, said he had his 40-caliber out of its holster Saturday to compare it to a newer model Glock at Wulf’s Gun Shop and the gun accidentally discharged a round while he was returning it to the holster! Counceller said. “I felt [the gun] go in the holster and I pushed it, but it was tangled in the material which caused it to discharge.” Luckily he was able to drive himself to Fayette Regional Health System, where he was treated for a flesh wound to the upper portion of his right thigh. The chief joked about how the incident could raise publicity for his campaign.