Cancer Survivor Flight Attendant Forced To Show Prosthetic Breast During TSA Pat-Down

Cancer Survivor Flight Attendant Forced To Show Prosthetic Breast During TSA Pat-Down

After 32 years on the job as a flight attendant, not to mention being a breast cancer survivor, a North Carolina woman says airport screeners went too far when they told her to remove her prosthetic breast during a recent pat-down. [More]

Restaurant Bans Screaming Kids, Business Booms

Restaurant Bans Screaming Kids, Business Booms

The female owner of a North Carolina restaurant has put up a new sign on its front door saying, “Screaming children will not be tolerated.” [More]

Why Does My Starbucks No Longer Advertise 'Tall' Coffees?

Why Does My Starbucks No Longer Advertise 'Tall' Coffees?

For those who haven’t been schooled in the Starbucks lexicon, a “Tall” coffee is actually a small, with “Grande” and “Venti” signifying medium and large respectively. Now that we’ve gotten that out of the way, we can deal with the Starbucks in Durham, NC, which apparently still sells Tall beverages — though you wouldn’t know that from its drive-thru menu. [More]

Domino's Delivers Racism To Your Front Door In Under 30 Minutes

Domino's Delivers Racism To Your Front Door In Under 30 Minutes

From unveiling a new recipe to promising more honest ads, Domino’s has done a great deal to restructure its image in recent months. And then some jackass delivery guy in North Carolina has to go and ruin the fun for everyone by dropping the “N word” on a customer’s receipt. [More]

Time-Warner Cable Tells Soldier He's Getting A Refund, Then Threatens To Ding His Credit Score

Time-Warner Cable Tells Soldier He's Getting A Refund, Then Threatens To Ding His Credit Score

Consumerist reader Bill is in the U.S. Army and has been calling Fort Bragg, NC, his home when he wasn’t in Iraq. Recently, he was given orders to relocate out west, which meant it was time to pack up the family and — among other things — transfer his cable service. Unfortunately, since Time-Warner Cable doesn’t service his new location, he had to cancel. But what started out as a simple solution that would net him a $64 refund quickly degraded into cancellation fees and threats of inflicting pain on his credit score. [More]

Woman Kicked Off Plane For Unruly Behavior, Goes Back To Airport To Be Even More Disruptive

Woman Kicked Off Plane For Unruly Behavior, Goes Back To Airport To Be Even More Disruptive

A female passenger on a Southwest Airlines flight threw her name into consideration for Most Aggressively Annoying Person On Earth over the weekend. Not only did she cause her flight to make an unscheduled landing, she later returned to the airport to wreak even more havoc. [More]

Mmm… Cheerwine Filled Krispy Kreme Doughnuts

Mmm… Cheerwine Filled Krispy Kreme Doughnuts

Yes, it is the Cheerwine Kreme Filled Krispy Kreme doughnut. Two beloved Carolina brands together in a collision of flavor. Diabetes never tasted so good! [More]

Do Not Market Your $8 Cupcakes By Insulting Fat People

Do Not Market Your $8 Cupcakes By Insulting Fat People

There are a lot of things to keep in mind when launching a small business. One of them: try not to build your marketing around an insult a substantial portion of the American population. A small bakery in North Carolina forgot this important truth, and launched with the tagline “So Good It Makes Fat People Cry.” The slogan didn’t make anyone cry–it just pissed people off. [More]

Amazon Sues North Carolina, Says It Won't Divulge Customer Names

Amazon Sues North Carolina, Says It Won't Divulge Customer Names

North Carolina’s tax collectors want to find out which of the state’s residents have bought untaxed goods from Amazon over the past seven years, so they visited Amazon’s HQ in Seattle and demanded the retailer turn over its records. When Amazon said no, the state threatened to sue. What it got instead was a preemptive lawsuit from Amazon that “says the demand violates the privacy and First Amendment rights of Amazon’s customers.” [More]

VIDEO: Scammers Using Text Messages To Get Your Credit Card Info

VIDEO: Scammers Using Text Messages To Get Your Credit Card Info

Someone in the Southeast is trying to prey on unsavvy texters by pretending to be their bank and asking them to “verify their account info.” [More]

Stink On U.S. Airways Plane Caused By Exhaust Fumes

Stink On U.S. Airways Plane Caused By Exhaust Fumes

Remember that funny-smelling U.S. Airways plane that sent passengers and crew to the hospital for the third time in less than three months? Well, the FAA thinks they know what was behind the most recent incident — exhaust fumes. [More]

Same U.S. Airways Plane Makes Passengers Sick For Third Time In 3 Months

Same U.S. Airways Plane Makes Passengers Sick For Third Time In 3 Months

For the third time in just three months, the same U.S. Airways plane has reportedly made passengers and crew members ill and complaining of an odd odor. This time, the seemingly cursed jet had 9 people, including 2 pilots, heading to the hospital. [More]

VIDEO: Time Warner Cable Sorry For Showing Playboy Footage On Kids' Channels

VIDEO: Time Warner Cable Sorry For Showing Playboy Footage On Kids' Channels

The folks at Time Warner Cable had lots of apologizing to do yesterday after viewers in some parts of North Carolina were treated to footage of naked ladies on what are listed as two different children’s channels. [More]

No More Amazon Referrals For North Carolina Residents

No More Amazon Referrals For North Carolina Residents

This morning, Amazon e-mailed all North Carolina residents who are part of its Associates program to notify them that their accounts will be terminated in the next few weeks.

Slim Jim Factory Explodes, Kills Three, Requires HazMat Team

Slim Jim Factory Explodes, Kills Three, Requires HazMat Team

A ConAgra plant near Raleigh, N.C., that makes and packages Slim Jim beef jerky was rocked by a huge explosion on Tuesday, killing three employees and sending dozens of workers and three firefighters to hospital with severe burns or “exposure to toxic fumes.”

Time Warner Cable Cannot Possibly Compete With The Small City Of Wilson, NC

Time Warner Cable Cannot Possibly Compete With The Small City Of Wilson, NC

The city of Wilson, NC was tired of high internet, cable, and telephone prices, so they decided to do something about it. They started their own, city-owned, ISP. Now Time Warner Cable and Embarq have teamed up to convince North Carolina‘s legislature to propose bills outlawing community owned ISPs because the big guys cannot possibly compete.

Not Even Money Saves You From Foreclosure

Not Even Money Saves You From Foreclosure

Eric lost his home to foreclosure, but unlike other homeowners, he had actually been trying for the past month-and-a-half to buy it back from the mortgage company for more than the mortgage. The law firm that was handling it, however, wanted an extra $20k in fees to make that happen. He told the realtor that he would buy it for more than it was going to be listed for. The realtor told him that he couldn’t make a bid until it was “active,” which would happen on 11-29. On Sunday he tells the broker he;ll give an offer on Monday. Monday rolls around and they’ve already sold the house to someone else, for less than Eric was willing to pay. They said they “forgot” that he was going to make a bid. Eric is livid. His story, inside…

Mail Carrier Gets Probation For Burying Your Junk Mail In His Backyard

Mail Carrier Gets Probation For Burying Your Junk Mail In His Backyard

“Mailman Steve,” as he’s known to the children on his route, got 3 years probation yesterday for failing to deliver years worth of junk mail that was found stacked in his garage and buried in his backyard. He’ll also have to pay a $3,000 fine and serve 500 hours of community service.