1. A former Buffalo, N.Y., parking meter mechanic has received a two-and-a-half-year prison sentence after stealing $210,000 worth of quarters, the Associated Press reports.
2. Prosecutors said James Bagarozzo rigged parking meters for eight years. Justice Department video captured Bagarozzo grabbing fistfuls of quarters from a machine.
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