NUMBER 5 - BEST SELLING VEHICLE 2013
The Ford -150 has been the best selling vehicle so far in 2013. According to a new Forbes list, Ford sold more than 623,000 F-Series pickups so far this year. That's up nearly 20-percent from a year ago. Ford hopes to hold on to the top spot in 2014, with its new design for the F-150. Rounding out the top five are: The Chevy Silvarado at #2, Toyota Camry at #3, the Honda Accord at #4, and the Dodge Ram at #5.
NUMBER 4 - ALEC BALDWIN APOLOGIZES
Alec Baldwin is apologizing for making anti-gay slurs. TMZ reported Baldwin chased after a photographer outside of his Manhattan apartment and called the man a gay slur. On Friday, the "30 Rock" star said he "did not intend to hurt or offend anyone," and that he was "deeply sorry." Baldwin also apologized to his colleagues at MSNBC for "distracting from their good work."
NUMBER 3 - A-ROD LAWSUIT BACK IN COURT
The lawsuit filed by suspended Yankee Alex Rodriguez against Major League Baseball goes to an arbitrator today. A-Rod is appealing his 211 game suspension for allegedly using performance-enhancing drugs. He has accused the league's investigations division of "gross, ongoing misconduct." Today, his legal team presents its side of the case to an arbitrator. Major League Baseball has called the lawsuit another example of A-Rod trying to avoid responsibility.
NUMBER 2 - DRAG RACING COP REINSTATED
We told you last week about an Alabama cop who lost his job after being caught on camera drag racing in uniform. Now, Police Chief Kevin Murphy has been reinstated. Lawrence Spillers, the guy who raced Murphy and recorded it on a helmet cam, started the petition to get Murphy's job back. Chief Murphy says he's received numerous calls and e-mails, both positive and negative, about his racing.
NUMBER 1 - SEVERE WEATHER SLAMS MIDWWEST
Severe storms hit much of the nation's mid-section Sunday, affecting people across 26 states. In Chicago, the Bears versus Ravens game at Soldier Field was suspended. Tornado watches and warnings were issued from Michigan to Missouri. Rain, high winds and large hail swept through parts of St. Louis, and in Wisconsin high winds damaged homes.