A supervisor for Environmental Protection Agency region 8 in Denver, Colo., wrote an email earlier this year to telling its employees to stop inappropriate bathroom behavior. Deputy Regional Administrator Howard Cantor raised a stink about workers clogging the toilets with paper towels and "an individual placing feces in the hallway" outside the restroom. "Management is taking this situation very seriously and will take whatever actions are necessary to identify and prosecute these individuals," he wrote.
A McDonald's employee brutally punched and kicked a former coworker in front of the woman's two-year-old son in Salem, New Jersey, as onlookers filmed the incident -- and the only one who intervened to stop the attack was the young boy. Victim Catherine Ferreira, 27, suffered a broken nose and mild concussion. Police are looking to file assault and threat charges against Latia Harris, 25, who hasn't shown up to work since the incident. Ferreira said of her heroic son, "He wasn't afraid, he just wanted to defend his mom. That's my world right there, I love that boy so much." read more
His protege Rebekah Brooks may have been spared, but Rupert Murdoch faces a police grilling Thursday, more possible charges against News Corp from Scotland Yard, and a looming Senate probe. The FBI has copies of at least 80,000 emails taken from the servers at News Corp in New York. These messages, including those sent up the chain of command by Brooks, were not part of the mass deletion that was ordered in London when it became clear that police officers were soon going to be searching for evidence of a vast criminal conspiracy.