Posts Tagged ‘SCANDAL’

The Needle: Waffle-Battered

Waffle Kerfuffle: Turns out that Groupon and health regulations might not have been the only thing behind the downfall of Craig Nelsen's Back Alley Waffles—he also wasn't a very good boss, according to former employees who say he skimped on wages. Some of the employees have filed complaints with the Department of Labor to get [...]

Redskins ‘Scandal’ Breaks: Mike Shanahan Takes Top Billing Over Team!

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The Redskins announced their training camp schedule yesterday: "MIKE SHANAHAN AND THE WASHINGTON REDSKINS TO OPEN REDSKINS TRAINING CAMP PRESENTED BY RE/MAX ON JULY 29" is how the press release is headlined.
"Mike Shanahan and the Washington Redskins" are opening camp? And not just "the [...]

Breaking: Read the Taxicab Indictments; Suspects Tried To Bribe Leon Swain Jr.

Today, 27 individuals have been arrested in connection with the growing taxicab bribery scandal. Moments ago, two indictments were unsealed. You can read them here and here. Nearly 30 individuals have been indicted in federal court.
One indictment concerns three individuals: Yitbarek Syume, Berhane Leghese, and Amanuel Ghirmazion. They have been charged with bribing and conspiring [...]

Marion Barry Is the Tree, Says Former Girlfriend. “All of Us Are the Branches.”

Chenille Spencer, once a regular ladyfriend of Marion Barry's—and a regular with him at Player's Lounge—described her connection to Barry in 2006 as "loyal." She remains so. In a phone call to Washington City Paper to "speak on the the police and the way Mr. Barry was treated," Spencer defended her former flame and current [...]

Bill Richardson Finally Admits There Was No Play for Pay Scheme in His Baseball Past

I saw my first Cape Cod League game over the summer, expecting to catch Fairfax phenom Mike Bianucci playing for the Cotuit Kettleers.
As luck would have it, the W.T. Woodson grad and Auburn University star signed a contract with the Texas Rangers and left the Cape to mere hours before game time to start his [...]