Maybe marrying a doctor isn't such a great idea.
A Tennessee woman filed an emergency protective order today against her husband, an infectious disease doctor, after tests of her coffee yielded evidence of a toxic substance, police told ABC News.
Liesa Hill, a pharmacist, gave investigators samples of her coffee last week because she suspected her husband, Hal Hill, had been poisoning it, the Chattanooga Times Free Press reported. The tests showed high levels of barium, a poisonous substance that can lead to nausea, vomiting and that sometimes can be fatal if ingested in large amounts.
Liesa Hill became suspicious when she spotted her husband slipping something into her morning coffee in March, according to court documents. She had been ill since 2011, and despite trying several doctors and even undergoing surgery, she had found no diagnosis. Since she stopped drinking her morning coffee, her health has improved, she told the New York Daily News. Police said her previous symptoms were consistent with heavy-metal poisoning.
Hal Hill, 51, is not permitted near the home he formerly shared with his wife of 14 years and two children while the investigation continues, reported the Daily News.
His lawyers have denied all accusations, and no charges have yet been filed in the case.
Washburn was a 54-year-old kindergarten teacher in Mesa, Ariz. when he allegedly punished a crying 6-year-old girl by taking off her shirt and leaving her half-naked for 10 minutes. The student started crying because Washburn had allegedly shouted at the two dozen kids in his class in January, 2014.
Delbert Huber, 82, shot Timothy Larson, a local teacher, after their argument over a missing $50 and farm equipment escalated. He pleaded guilty to second-degree murder.
Oregon woman Shirley Nunez, 47, was charged with attempted murder for allegedly running over her cop-husband with a Ford F-150 after pointing a gun at a woman he suspected him of cheating on her with.
This Floridian was so angry at his brother during an argument about missing macaroni and cheese that he allegedly stabbed him. Or, as Zipperer allegedly told cops, "I poked him a little with the knife, but I didn't mean to." <a href="http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2013/06/13/randy-zipperer-stabs-brother-macaroni-and-cheese_n_3436240.html" target="_blank">Read the whole story here.</a>
Burns allegedly threw a kitchen knife at her boyfriend, cutting his abdomen, <a href="http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2013/05/09/deborah-burns-fart-in-face-knife-fight_n_3244946.html?1368113168" target="_blank">because he farted in her face. </a>
<a href="http://articles.sun-sentinel.com/2012-11-21/news/fl-boca-first-date-arrest-20121121_1_kitchen-knife-apartment-window-boca-raton-police" target="_hplink">Martone is accused</a> of punching a man and threatening him with a knife after he refused to call her his girlfriend following their first date.
<a href="http://www.myfoxphoenix.com/story/20073992/2012/11/12/obamacare-dv-case" target="_hplink">Solomon is accused</a> of running over her husband in her SUV because he didn't vote in the 2012 election.
Casey was accused in October, 2012 of hitting his boyfriend with a plate for listening to <a href="http://www.news4jax.com/news/Police-Alanis-Morissette-music-leads-to-domestic-violence/-/475880/17008390/-/bum7kk/-/index.html" target="_hplink">nothing but Alanis Morissette music.</a>
Charlene Idelle Hunziker
<a href="http://westdesmoines.patch.com/articles/woman-jailed-after-allegedly-telling-west-des-moines-police-they-couldn-t-arrest-her-because-she-s-a-republican?ncid=searchuspatc00000002" target="_hplink">Hunziker is accused</a> of causing a disturbance at a P.F. Chang's in West DDes Moines in October, 2012. She allegedly told police they didn't need to be there because "she was a Republican," according to a police report.
This 15-year-old boy will be charged as an adult in the sledgehammer murder of his mother in August, 2012. Davis allegedly killed his mother and then lit his home on fire in an attempt to kill his older brother while he slept. <a href="http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2012/09/19/zachary-davis-sledgehammer-adult_n_1896715.html?1348067169&ncid=edlinkusaolp00000009" target="_hplink">Read more</a>
Justin Michael Byars, 21, allegedly was so unhappy about being woken up that he assaulted the guy in the head who did it, punching the man in the head before throwing him into a fish tank. <a href="http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2012/09/26/justin-michael-byars-assault-woke-up-sleep-aquarium_n_1916088.html?utm_hp_ref=weird-news" target="_hplink">Read the whole story here.</a>
Rodriguez is accused of <a href="http://www.click2houston.com/news/HPD-Woman-bites-sister-s-nose-off/-/1735978/16552418/-/11pwfo7z/-/index.html?hpt=ju_bn5" target="_hplink">biting her sister's nose off</a> during a fight. The nose was successfully reattached.
Couple's Orgy Goes South
Tina Norris and James Barfield, a Florida couple, had an orgy at their house in August 2012. Mid-way through, they apparently agreed that they didn't much care for orgies. They started beating on one another, and not in the good way. Both were charged with domestic battery and locked up.
Sheriff officers examine crushed cruisers at the Orleans County Sheriff's Department in Newport, Vt., Thursday, Aug. 2, 2012. Authorities say 34-year old Vermont farmer Roger Pion, angry over a recent arrest last month on charges of resisting arrest and marijuana possession, used a large tractor like a monster truck, destroying seven police cruisers. (AP Photo/Northland Journal, Scott Wheeler)
Germot was accused of threatening his neighbor by saying, "When I get done taking a s--t, I'm gonna kick your f---ing a--!"
Christopher Dabney, 22, allegedly attacked a US Army veteran in a wheelchair on Halloween, knocking the 35-year-old out of his chair. Dabney reportedly believed that the victim's Army uniform--and wheelchair--were fake, and was angry at what he perceived as an offensive Halloween costume. <a href="http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2012/11/02/daniel-priotti-veteran-assault-christopher-dabney_n_2063949.html?ir=Weird+News&ref=topbar" target="_hplink">Read the whole story here.</a>