Michelle Burdo

CBS46 host Michelle Burdo has apologized for using the archaic racial descriptor 'colored' while speaking to a woman of African descent.

“Let me tell you something,” Burdo said during a live discussion with an African-American hair expert, “I’m not a colored woman but I have kinky hair just like her and when you straighten it every day, it’s...” she paused, searching for the right word. "Healthier," she added.

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Erykah Badu

Singer Erykah Badu was rejected by a TV reporter who shoved her away when she tried to kiss him.

Pix11 reporter Mario Diaz was doing a live report on a public street when Badu walked by, doubled back, and then lunged at Diaz to kiss him. Diaz, who clearly didn't know who Badu was, continued his news report as if nothing happened.

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Sics pit bulls on reporter

A Providence, Rhode Island, mother is under arrest for siccing her two pit bulls on a pushy reporter.

Melissa Lawrence's teenage daughter, Ny'Asia, was shot during a family member's kindergarten graduation party, reports local ABC affiliate WLNE.

Things got nasty when WLNE reporter Abbey Niezgoda showed up at Lawrence's front door to get a reaction to the shooter's arrest.

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