Richland County, SC: Edward William Bright, 47, allegedly stabbed his brother repeatedly following an argument over which silverware to use for dinner, ColaDaily.com reported.
Indian River, FL: A knife-wielding woman threw several metal Ninja stars at her younger brother as she chased him down a Florida street late last night following a violent confrontation in their home, police allege.
Baltimore, MD: 46-year old Andrew Palmer has been arrested for a scheme in which he eats at a restaurant and then fakes a seizure at the end of the meal to avoid paying the tab.
He has been labeled “Dine and Dasher” by restaurant owners in the area; the scheme has gone on for years and he has served time in jail before. Recently he refused to pay a $50 tab at Viccino Jay’s Italian Gourmet; the night before paramedics were called to take care of him when he collapsed at Oliver Speck’s Restaurant.
The Huffington Post quoted the chef at Oliver Speck’s: ”The paramedics showed up and said, ‘Looks like our guy’s back. …”He would not wake up, and they were like, ‘Come on Andy, stop faking.’”
Pittsfield, Maine: A man returning from a Halloween party and wearing makeup like the Joker was charged with drunken driving after crashing his car in Pittsfield early Sunday.