A New Jersey lawmaker is going to schedule hearings regarding the ticket industry selling practices following very expensive Bruce Springsteen tickets on Ticketmaster. Tickets for some of Springsteen's 2023 tour dates went on sale last week and drew prices that were thousands of dollars per ticket. State Assembly Speaker Craig Coughlin says he's concerned about vendor pricing and fees. He also wants to make sure no consumer protection laws are being violated and possibly update those laws.
A marijuana dispensary owned by Law and Order SVU star and New Jersey native Ice-T is likely coming to Jersey City. The dispensary called Medicine Woman has been approved by a cannabis control board. Ice-T and a Playboy playmate are the co-owners. They still need final approval by the state before the weed shop can open.
And finally, the old saying goes make love, not war. But one military museum in Poland is asking visitors to keep their urges under control on site. Fort Gerhard, close to the border with Germany in northwestern Poland, says just in the past month, their new security system has caught several pairs of lovers in the act. Cases of couples having sex in Fort Gerhard are so common that the museum director says an intervention was necessary. Some believe the area may have a chakra radiating spiritual energy, however, having sex in a public place is illegal in Poland.
A prosecutor in Spain wants pop superstar Shakira sent to prison for eight years. This comes after the Colombian singer rejected a settlement deal in a tax fraud case last week. Spain says she owes more than 14-point-eight million dollars in taxes from 2012 to 2014. Shakira says doesn't owe the money because she didn't live in Spain. Her representatives said in a statement that Shakria "is fully confident of her innocence and therefore does not accept a settlement."
Elvis Presley fans will get the chance to own some jewelry he gave to his manager. It's heading to the auction block on August 27th. Some of the items gifted to Colonel Tom Parker include watches and chains along with cufflinks. The guitar Presley used during his 1968 "comeback" special will also be available.
Four Kentucky men are putting their way into the record books. Cole Hetzel, Chris Hetzel, Tony Centers and Bob Schoettinger just broke a Guinness World Record by playing two-thousand-97 holes of miniature golf in 24 hours. They surpassed the previous record of one-thousand-four-hundred-40 holes set by a German team in 2005. The effort was a fund-raiser for disaster relief after devastating flooding in Eastern Kentucky.