Jury awards $417m in lawsuit linking talcum powder to cancer
Binge-Watching Leads To Poorer Sleep, Among Other Things
Birmingham bring in Arsenal duo
Taimur steals the show at Soha Ali Khan's baby shower (See pics)
Tiger Woods likely to enter first-time DUI offender programme
09 August 2017, 06:02 | Melissa Porter
Palm Beach Post Staff Writer
Tiger Woods will enter a diversion program later this fall. Asked where he was going at the time the officer found him, Woods said he didn't know.
Tiger Woods entered a plea of not guilty for the DUI he got over Memorial Day weekend but did not appear at his arraignment scheduled for Wednesday, according to the Associated Press. Woods claimed he was under the influence of a bad mix of medicine, including prescription painkillers, at the time of the DUI and no alcohol was found in his system.
If convicted of DUI, Woods would have faced a fine of between $500 and $1,000, had his vehicle impounded for 10 days and other conditions. "The Palm Beach County State Attorney's Office declined comment". He would have to plead guilty to reckless driving and receive a year's probation and other conditions.
Woods also had no expanation for why both of the driver's side wheels of his auto were flat and why there was damage to his front and back bumpers.
A blood sample taken after his arrest tested positive for painkiller Vicodin and antidepressant Xanax, but proved he had no alcohol in his system.
On June 19, he announced that he was receiving "professional help" to manage his medications, and then on July 3, he stated that he completed an "intensive program". He has not competed since February because of his back injury and is not expected to return this year. That led to revelations that he had multiple extramarital affairs and a divorce from his wife Elin Nordegren, the mother of his two children.
Savic hopeful on Costa return
The 28-year-old Spain global had a productive 2016/17 at Chelsea , driving their successful Premier League title charge with 20 goals.
Another round of rain and storms
Scattered to numerous showers and storms will continue at least for the first half of the week with highs in the 80s. We won't get out of the 80s today due to clouds and showers; the average high for August 7 (at Birmingham) is 91.
Disturbing signs for Trump in new CNN poll
He served in the Marine Corps for six years in the USA but received five deferments keeping him from being sent over to Vietnam. The two-term CT senator and former state attorney general credited the media for its reporting on the Trump administration.