Whenever one of our Rockford winters takes a turn for the super-cold, I get a call from a good friend who lives in Atlanta. He skips right over traditional greetings of any sort and gets right to what he calls one simple question.
It was less than 30 years old, and the only stadium in the world to host the Olympics, the Super Bowl, and the Final Four. I say "was" because it was taken down (mostly) this morning by about 5000 pounds of explosives. Don't worry, it was on purpose.
We've all heard the adage, "If you play with fire, you'll get burned." In the case of a Georgia man whose friends were recording him as he attempted to blow up an old lawnmower, it was much worse than a simple burn.
I've made no secret of the fact that I back the blue. The men and women of law enforcement face an almost impossible task, but every day they pin on the badge and go out to serve and protect. Lately, as you are well aware, cops have come under a withering attack from several quarters, and lack support from some of our nation's "leaders," thus making their jobs even harder...
Be careful who you direct your road rage toward. It might be the former heavyweight boxing champion of the world.
Although no agency keeps official statistics on road rage events across the country, reports of so-called "aggressive driving" incidents have increased by about 7 percent each year since 1990, according to the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety...