CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa — An Iowa man tried to make a statement while paying a court fine Friday morning, however the clerk of court refused to accept his form of payment. The incident began last year after Brent Busch went to photograph a train derailment in the Cedar Rapids area. Busch told FOX 8 he […]

Anthony Davis set off a firestorm of discussion after he publicly demanded to be traded from the New Orleans Pelicans. That brash statement that has teams preparing packages cost the talented big man $50,000. ESPN reports: New Orleans Pelicans star Anthony Davis has been fined $50,000 by the NBA after his agent, Rich Paul, told […]

CLEVELAND– The NBA fined Tristan Thompson $15,000 for making an inappropriate gesture to a group of fans during Monday night’s game at Barclays Center. The Cleveland center was caught on video flipping his middle finger to hecklers while walking off the court at the end of the game. The Cavs beat the Nets, 99-97, to break their […]

CLEVELAND, OH (WOIO) – Recycling wrong could cost you starting Wednesday if you live in Cleveland. City officials say the goal of a new enforcement program is to make the city “greener and cleaner.” The city of Cleveland will be issuing $100 citations for recycling violations starting Aug. 1. City officials began issuing warnings in early spring […]

MONTREAL, CANADA (WOIO) – Sometimes, you just have to let it out. Or at least that’s how Taoufik Moalla, 38, felt when he started belting out C+C Music Factory’s hit “Gonna Make You Sweat (Everybody Dance Now)” as he drove near his Montreal home in late September, according to BBC.com. The one-man show screeched to a halt […]

AUSTIN, TX (RNN) – A Texas state representative filed a bill Friday that would levy a $100 penalty on a man for masturbating. “#HB4260, “A Man’s Right to Know,” mirrors real TX laws and health care restrictions faced by TX women every (Texas legislature) session,” wrote Rep. Jessica Farrar, D-Houston, on Twitter. The legislation states […]

CLEVELAND, OH (WOIO) – Browns general manager Ray Farmer will be suspended for texting personnel on the sidelines during several games last season, but the team is not expected to lose a draft pick this year. Farmer has admitted to violating the league’s electronic device policy by texting. In addition to Farmer’s suspension, the team […]

  BEREA, Ohio – Josh Gordon was fined $150 plus court costs for a speeding ticket he received in Berea last spring, according to Berea Municipal Court. The Browns receiver was pulled over by a Cuyahoga County Sheriff’s deputy May 25 around 9:45 p.m. for going 14 miles per hour over the speed limit. During the traffic […]

  CLEVELAND, OH (WOIO) – Cleveland Browns player Johnny Manziel has been fined $12,000 by the NFL, for his inappropriate hand gesture Monday night against the Washington Washington Football Team. After an incompletion with 2.28 left in the third quarter, the cameras caught Manziel giving the Washington Football Team bench the middle finger.   READ […]

Josh Gordon’s appeal hearing set for Friday just got a lot more interesting.  Gordon hired attorney Adam Schefter, the same lawyer that helped Richard Sherman from the Seahawks, avoid a four-game suspension for a PED policy violation. According to Pro Football Talk on NBCSports.com, Gordon landed in Stage III of the program last year for […]

COLUMBUS, Ohio – The Horseshoe Casino Cleveland was hit Wednesday with a $180,000 fine by the Ohio Casino Control Commission. The OCCC cited violations of Ohio’s Casino Control Act, the Ohio Administrative Code and the casino’s internal controls. The commission found the casino: – Used unapproved dice in Fortune Pai Gow Poker, the dice involved […]

COLUMBUS, Ohio – As casino violations go it won’t make for the perfect subplot of the next Vegas-based Hollywood movie, nevertheless, the Ohio Casino Control Commission Wednesday issued its very first fine against a casino. The Horseshoe Casino Cleveland was fined $15,000 for using a particular version of software used in providing customers promotional slot […]