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Saturday, January 6, 2018

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What is a kidnapping and a forced drugging worth? The humiliation, the embarrassment, the pain, the risk? How about a good steak?

Eugene Wright, 63, says he still has nightmares after what happened to him just six months ago.

Wright, now retired, said he was outside his home in June of last year when Meadville police and a representative with Stairways Behavioral Health confronted him.

"They explained to me earlier that day at 10 a.m. I was at an orthopedic office threatening people. I was at work," Wright said.

He said they never checked his identity, but instead police took him to Meadville Medical Center. Wright kept insisting they had the wrong person.

According to a federal civil lawsuit, doctors injected Wright with Haldol, an antipsychotic medication and Ativan, which is used to treat anxiety disorders.

"I was powerless. I had no control of what was going on down there," Wright said.

Doctors later realized they had the wrong Eugene Wright, apologized and gave him a $50 gift card to a steakhouse.

Now he suing the police department, the medical center and Stairways Behavioral Health to send a message.


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An airline passenger is facing a possible fine after he was filmed climbing from an emergency exit to the wing of the aircraft after a delay in Spain. Romuald Graczyk, 57, a Polish national, was filmed by fellow passenger Fernando Del Valle Villalobos climbing out through an emergency exit and perching on the wing of the Ryanair plane after the New Year's Day flight was delayed in London for an hour and spent another 30 minutes on the tarmac after landing at Malaga Airport. Graczyk, who was back inside the plane when police arrived, told officers he had been stressed out by the long wait and needed to get some air. Fellow passengers said Graczyk told them he suffers from asthma and was having trouble breathing. Police said the man was not taken into custody, but Malaga Airport Guardia Civil Chief Miguel Sanchez said Graczyk could now be facing a fine of up to $54,000.


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A man who wanted to get onto a train for free ended up paying a heavy price when his penis got stuck in the turnstile. The man was at the Covent Garden Tube station in London, England, when he decided to jump over the turnstile. However, his penis got caught and he was unable to get off. The man, who was not identified, screamed out in pain as a group of onlookers gathered to watch. One of those witnesses was Mark Graves. The cameraman took a video of the incident as transport workers and police officers tried to free the man. Graves posted the video on Facebook with the caption: "This guy tried to jump the gates and got his manhood stuck." When the man was finally freed, he hobbled to the side. He then hugged and thanked those who rescued him.

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What kind of totalitarian Kiwis don't allow booze on New Year's Eve? What are they going to outlaw next? Sheep-f*cking? Those Kiwis won't have any entertainment options left at all.

I understand that you can transport an animal carcass by plane, but there has to be some kind of regulation about the MANNER in which it's transported. I mean, doesn't it have to be on dry ice? Or vacuum packed in plastic or something? Can you really just stuff a bloody, room-temperature game animal in your suitcase and load it onto the conveyor belt? Something's wrong there.

Huh, the last time I hunter cougar I ended up with chlamydia, not a trophy.

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