Music to the Ear. In Nashville, Algie King, picked up for attempted auto theft six hours after he finished a two-year prison sentence for auto theft, protested that he was merely "listening to the motor run."
One for the Road. In Pensacola, Fla., Daisy Weatherington, hitchhiking in a strapless evening gown, was picked up by suspicious police, explained that the dress was "the only decent thing I had to wear."
Mother's Day. In Oklahoma City, Willie LaGrand, 49, was arrested and charged with drunken driving and leaving the scene of an accident after he ran over his mother and broke her leg.