Court Overturns $18 Million Verdict Against Ford

Court Overturns $18 Million Verdict Against Ford

Yesterday, a court in South Carolina overturned an $18 million verdict against Ford stemming from a fatal 1999 incident involving a Ford Explorer. Their reasoning behind the reversal — an expert who testified about the vehicle’s cruise control system apparently knew nothing about cruise control systems. [More]

Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke's Childhood Home Sold After Foreclosure

Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke's Childhood Home Sold After Foreclosure

Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke is from a small town in South Carolina called Dillon — a town where the impact of the economic meltdown is being felt keenly.

Family Finds A Secret Room Filled With Toxic Mold In New House

Family Finds A Secret Room Filled With Toxic Mold In New House

Jason and Kerri Brown of Greenville, S.C. found a secret room, hidden behind a bookcase, in their newly purchased home. When they entered the room, they found a note that said “You found it!”

The $8,648 Burger King Bill

The $8,648 Burger King Bill

Guadalupe Pequino of Fountain Inn, South Carolina bought $8.64 worth of food from Burger King with her Visa Check Card. Unfortunately for Guadalupe, the cashier typed in $8,648.54 as her total and the amount was debited from her account. The restaurant corrected the error, but it took 5 days for the money to find its way back into Guadalupe’s account. “It was an honest mistake, and the store has done everything it can to credit the account,” the Burger King general manage said.

FBI: Kmart Worker Poisoned Meat

FBI: Kmart Worker Poisoned Meat

Earlier this week, a judge released Wyndham on bond. She currently is under house arrest.

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On Second Thought, You Can Have Your Identity Back

On Second Thought, You Can Have Your Identity Back

Call it a case of mistaken identity. Extremely, mistaken identity. For, it’s always a good idea when stealing someone’s identity to make sure the person is worth pilfering. Look for people with good credit records. Also, avoid assuming the form of a convicted sex offender. From Tennessean: