September 1, 2013

People & Entertainment: Ted Nugent's wife bagged for gun

DALLAS - The wife of rock musician Ted Nugent has been arrested after a handgun was found in her carry-on luggage at an airport security checkpoint.

Ted Nugent
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Shemane Ann Nugent, with her husband, Ted, says she forgot a gun was in her carry-on.

The Associated Press

Police confirmed Friday that 51-year-old Shemane Ann Nugent was taken into custody at Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport.

An incident report says Nugent told police she forgot the weapon was in her bag while trying to catch a flight Thursday to Fort Lauderdale, Fla.

She told police she began carrying the handgun after receiving death threats. She's licensed to carry a concealed weapon.

She's been married to Ted Nugent since 1989. He's an outspoken supporter of gun rights.

The Dallas Morning News reported that through July of this year security personnel at the airport had found 57 guns in carry-on bags.

'Breaking Bad' doing some good for addicts

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. - An Albuquerque mental health clinic is using hit show "Breaking Bad" and its methamphetamine trafficking theme to help fight addiction.

KRQE-TV reported that Sage Neuroscience Center has partnered with HealthShire.com to give away two addiction-treatment scholarships at the end of the AMC television series.

The "Breaking Addiction" awards are open to residents in the Albuquerque area over 18 who cannot afford treatment for addition.

Applicants must submit their story of addiction, which will be compiled into a collection for addiction awareness and posted online.

"Breaking Bad," which was filmed largely in Albuquerque, follows former high school teacher Walter White, played by Bryan Cranston, who makes and sells methamphetamine with a former student, Jesse Pinkman, played by Aaron Paul.

The show is airing its final season.

 

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