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  • Groom & doom after wedding Leaves ring for bride – then jumps into river

    11/22/2011 7:36:59 PM PST · by Altariel · 12 replies
    New York Post ^ | November 22, 2011 | By C.J. SULLIVAN, ERIN CALABRESE and JEANE MACINTOSH
    <p>A Bronx groom hurled himself into the Harlem River over the weekend — just hours after exchanging marriage vows with his longtime love.</p> <p>Fernando Brazier, 28, took the fatal leap after leaving a suicide note for his bride, Trudian Hay, at the front desk of the Radisson Hotel in New Rochelle, where the couple and family members spent the night after celebrating their wedding.</p>
  • Playboy mansion? More like a squalid prison

    12/30/2010 9:39:11 AM PST · by Niuhuru · 83 replies · 99+ views
    Daily Mail ^ | 12:43 PM on 30th December 2010 | By David Leafe
    The marriage proposal was apparently a rather romantic affair. On Christmas Eve, the couple watched a late-night movie together and then exchanged gifts: for him a framed photograph of their King Charles Spaniel, for her an engagement ring. ‘She burst into tears,’ he revealed on Twitter at the weekend. ‘This is the happiest Christmas in memory.’ ‘The most memorable Christmas ever,’ she tweeted in agreement. ‘I love him.’ All of which might be rather more touching if the ­prospective groom was not Playboy tycoon Hugh Hefner who, at 84, is 60 years older than his fiancée, a platinum blonde model...
  • Groom drinks too much at wedding, dies

    05/28/2009 1:32:19 AM PDT · by LibWhacker · 13 replies · 1,409+ views
    Yahoo | Reuters ^ | 5/25/09 | Ralph Jennings
    TAIPEI (Reuters) – A Taiwanese groom died on his wedding day after having too much wine and beer to drink, police and local media said Monday. The man, 35, an insurance company worker surnamed Wu passed out at home after drinking too much Saturday at a high-end restaurant in Taipei among more than 100 wedding guests, the Liberty Times reported.
  • There goes the groom -- to jail

    05/21/2009 3:17:07 PM PDT · by BBell · 38 replies · 1,188+ views
    Times Picayune ^ | May 21, 2009 | Mary Sparacello
    A groom was arrested at his own wedding for disturbing the peace after his nephew violated the dress code with low-riding pants, Kenner police said. Arrested at the wedding reception Friday were groom John Lucas, 53, of River Ridge, his brother, Walter Lucas, 52, and nephew Samuel Lucas, 19, both of St. Rose. "We got arrested like 20 minutes after they said 'I do,' " said Samuel Lucas, the 19-year-old with the allegedly low pants. "They spent $1,500 on dance lessons and they didn't even get to dance." The incident began Friday evening at the Crystal Plantation when the police...
  • God Save the Queens

    11/27/2006 5:04:22 PM PST · by occu77 · 2 replies · 220+ views
    The Missal ^ | 11/27/06 | JWG
    I've got a buddy with a couple of friends on the NYPD. He sent them this article from the Post (following my comments) covering the shooting.
  • NY: Crowd denounces police killing of groom

    11/26/2006 6:18:47 PM PST · by NormsRevenge · 113 replies · 2,578+ views
    AP on Yahoo ^ | 11/26/06 | Deepti Hajela - ap
    NEW YORK - An angry crowd demanded Sunday to know why police officers killed an unarmed man on the day of his wedding, firing dozens of shots that also wounded two of the man's friends. Some called for the ouster of the city's police commissioner. At a vigil and rally the day after 23-year-old Sean Bell was supposed to have married the mother of his two young children, a crowd led by the Rev. Al Sharpton shouted "No justice, no peace." At one point, the crowd of a few hundred counted off to 50, the number of rounds fired. "We...
  • Drunken groom gone bad to walk down aisle in court

    08/28/2006 9:00:52 PM PDT · by ConservativeStatement · 13 replies · 552+ views
    WHDH-TV ^ | August 28, 2006
    WEST BROOKFIELD, Mass. -- A new marriage is off to a tipsy start after a groom is arrested after attacking a guest at his own wedding reception. Deric Grendon, 24, of West Brookfield was let go on $100 bail, but he was later re-arrested for violating a restraining order his new bride took out on him after the assault. The charges against him include assault and battery on a police officer, assault and battery with a dangerous weapon, resisting arrest and disturbing the peace. Witnesses say Grendon became violent during the party at of the Knights of Columbus Hall after...
  • Groom Injured Guests (Hold muh Slivovitz 'n watch this!)

    06/22/2005 12:23:30 PM PDT · by SAJ · 23 replies · 497+ views
    Glas Javnosti, via Ananova ^ | 06/21/2005 | unknown
    A Serbian bridegroom spent the night in jail after he injured 15 guests while trying to shoot an apple with a shotgun. Shooting the apple is a traditional part of a Serbian wedding and is supposed to bring good luck to the newly-weds, reports Glas Javnosti newspaper. But the groom, 47, who's also a police marksmen, used a shotgun instead of a pistol and 15 people were hit by ricocheting pellets. None of the guests were seriously injured but police were called to the incident and arrested their colleague and confiscated his gun.
  • 1942: Its Lesson for Today

    05/18/2005 5:27:41 PM PDT · by Fruit of the Spirit · 21 replies · 746+ views
    Newsmax ^ | Unknown | Christopher Ruddy
    It was the very worst of times. It was the opening days of 1942.   The story of that year is told in a new book, "1942: The Year That Tried Men's Souls," by Winston Groom. When America and Europe recently celebrated the 60th anniversary of VE day - the day the Nazis were finally defeated - I wondered if we would ever have a similar day to mark the defeat of global terror. I looked again at "1942" sitting on my desk. As an editor, I am deluged with books to review. Only a few make it to my lap...
  • 1 Month Later, Missing Groom Shows Up

    05/05/2005 6:18:03 AM PDT · by L98Fiero · 26 replies · 1,154+ views
    AP via KSAT ^ | may 5, 2005
    REDONDO BEACH, Calif. -- A missing groom is back home in California, a month after he failed to show up at his wedding. Kenneth Souza vanished April 3, the day he was supposed to get married in Redondo Beach. A police spokesman said Souza just showed up at home, knocked on the front door and went in and took a shower. Sgt. Phil Keenan said his department was forced to spend "a lot of resources" searching for someone who was "playing wolf."
  • Attendant's bombshell leads to groom's arrest

    02/04/2004 4:56:40 PM PST · by mylife · 12 replies · 212+ views
    The Salt Lake Tribune ^ | 2/4/04 | Ashley Broughton
    WEDNESDAY February 04, 2004 Attendant's bombshell leads to groom's arrest By Ashley Broughton The Salt Lake Tribune Instead of riding into the sunset with his beloved, a wayward groom earned a trip to the Davis County Jail on his wedding day after a brawl between the bride-to-be and the honor attendant, Centerville police said. About 12:15 p.m. Saturday, the bride, 20, her mother and the attendant went to the Centerville Target store to buy makeup for the wedding later that day, Lt. Paul Child said. The three were still in the parking lot, police said, when the honor attendant told...