NUMBER 5 - GEORGE ZIMMERMAN
George Zimmerman is back in the news, planning to fight in a boxing ring for charity. Zimmerman was acquitted in the shooting death of unarmed Florida teen Trayvon Martin. As of now, he doesn't have a boxing opponent, but finding one may not be too difficult. The event promoter told CNN he has about 8,000 e-mails from people who want in! Zimmerman won't be getting paid for the fight, scheduled for March 1st.
NUMBER 4 - TOYOTA SEAT WARMER WARNING
Toyota is telling dealers to put the brakes on the sales of certain models equipped with seat heaters. The automaker says the seat warmers in some of its models do not comply with federal standards. The stop-sale affects certain Avalon, Camry, Corolla, Sienna, Tacoma and Tundra vehicles. Toyota says there have been no reports of problems or injuries, and they are not issuing a recall because they consider it a very low safety risk.
NUMBER 3 - MAN ARRESTED FOR THREATENING FORMER PRESIDENT
A New York man is in custody after allegedly threatening former President George W. Bush. Benjamin Smith was armed with a rifle, boxes of ammunition and a machete when he was arrested friday in Manhattan. A federal court complaint says Smith threatened to "kill, kidnap and inflict bodily harm" on Bush. He also professed a love interest in one of Bush's twin daughters.
NUMBER 2 - PHILLIP SEYMOUR HOFFMAN DIES
Oscar-winning actor Philip Seymour Hoffman has died. Law enforcement sources say he was found dead of an apparent drug overdose in the bathroom of his Manhattan apartment. Officials say envelopes containing what was believed to be heroin were found with him. Hoffman won the best actor Oscar for his portrayal of writer Truman Capote in 2005.
NUMBER 1 - SEAHAWKS DESTROY BRONCOS IN SUPER BOWL 48
The Seattle Seahawks are Super Bowl champions for the first time in the team's history, beating the Denver Broncos 43-8 in Sunday night's big game in New Jersey. Seahawks fans took to Seattle streets after the victory, even setting a bonfire. The temperatures in MetLife Stadium ended up being ten degrees warmer than the coldest-ever Super Bowl.