An actor in a 1980’s US television series Cover Up, Jon-Erik Hexum, died as a result of an accidental shooting while on set handling a firearm. Despite having been warned by both producers and his costar, the actress Jennifer O’Neill, about his proclivity to play with firearms, Mr. Hexum placed a .44 Magnum handgun against his temple during a break in shooting and discharged the weapon into his head. Although the weapon was loaded with blanks, the paper wadding in the blank round was driven into his skull with enough force to fracture it, and this sent a small piece of bone into his brain,Read More →

William Bradley, a 46-year-old Connecticut man, was recently arrested after he allegedly posted a video of himself on YouTube giving viewers a tour of his “Hope Garden.” Of course, by “Hope Garden” he meant marijuana farm. In the video, Bradley claims his crops are for his cancer, which is terminal, and asks for donations so he can give away his excess weed to help those not enrolled in the state’s medical marijuana program. And there’s a lot of excess weed to give away. Unfortunately for Bradley, the video didn’t attract the kind of like-minded people he hoped it would. The New York Daily News reportsRead More →