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Mom arrested for leaving kids outside

SACRAMENTO, Jan. 18 (UPI) -- A mom was arrested for leaving her two children outside a Sacramento McDonald's in 44 degree weather while she ate inside, police say.
Police: Woman offered sex for McNuggets

Police: Woman offered sex for McNuggets

BURBANK, Calif., Jan. 17 (UPI) -- Police in California said a woman accused of offering a McDonald's customer sexual favors in exchange for chicken McNuggets was arrested.

Burger King testing delivery service

MIAMI, Jan. 16 (UPI) -- Burger King said it would expand on an experiment of delivering burgers and fries to customers, which it began at four restaurants in Washington, D.C.

Naked drive-through joke draws arrests

GALESBURG, Ill., Jan. 1 (UPI) -- Two people who said they thought it would be funny to order fast-food while naked found themselves arrested for the stunt, Galesburg, Ill., police say.

Lawyer: Missing woman a prostitute

OKLAHOMA CITY, Dec. 29 (UPI) -- A lawyer representing the husband of a missing Oklahoma woman says she worked as a prostitute, soliciting clients on line.
Year-old cheeseburger unchanged with time

Year-old cheeseburger unchanged with time

WINDSOR, Ontario, Dec. 29 (UPI) -- A McDonald's plain cheeseburger turned 1 year old Thursday on the kitchen counter of a Canadian nutritionist who says it looks much as it did hot off the grill.
Panda Express headed for the cleaners

Panda Express headed for the cleaners

LOS ANGELES, Dec. 28 (UPI) -- U.S. fast-food chain Panda Express said it is turning its Chinese food franchise expertise to a new venture -- dry cleaning.

McDonald's U.K. stores open for Christmas

LONDON, Dec. 26 (UPI) -- McDonald's said it opened 60 of its 1,200 restaurants in Britain on Christmas to meet the demand of those seeking alternative holiday meals.
Man buys, donates $500 in McD's gift cards

Man buys, donates $500 in McD's gift cards

WAYCROSS, Ga., Dec. 20 (UPI) -- The owner of a Georgia McDonald's said an anonymous man came into his store, bought $500 worth of gift cards and told the manager to use them for the needy.
Police: Woman hit McD's worker with food

Police: Woman hit McD's worker with food

LAKELAND, Fla., Dec. 19 (UPI) -- Authorities say a Florida teacher who was upset with her order at a McDonald's threw the fast-food back at the open drive-through window, hitting an attendant.

Man hits drive-through worker with food

HOLIDAY, Fla., Dec. 7 (UPI) -- Florida authorities said a man accused of hitting a McDonald's employee in the head with a bag of food was found passed out in his driveway.

Cook says will sue McDonald's over attack

NEW YORK, Dec. 5 (UPI) -- A cook who used a metal pole to smack two female customers who attacked him at a New York City McDonald's says he's going to sue the fast-food restaurant.

Burger King to charge for kids meal toys

SAN FRANCISCO, Dec. 1 (UPI) -- Burger King says it will join McDonald's in charging for kids meal toys to comply with San Francisco's ban on toy giveaways with fast food.

SF Happy Meal toy ban going into effect

SAN FRANCISCO, Nov. 30 (UPI) -- McDonald's restaurants in San Francisco will start charging 10 cents for toys included in Happy Meals to comply with a city ordinance, one owner says.

'Hamburglar' turns self in to police

CEDAR FALLS, Iowa, Nov. 23 (UPI) -- Police in Iowa said a man dubbed "the Hamburglar" after breaking into a McDonald's and cooking himself a meal turned himself in to officers.

Florida city plans condo with car elevator

SUNNY ISLES BEACH, Fla., Nov. 19 (UPI) -- Sunny Isles Beach, Fla., has approved plans to build a condominium complex with elevators that take residents, and their cars, right to their doors.
McDonald's dumps egg-supplier Sparboe

McDonald's dumps egg-supplier Sparboe

OAK BROOK, Ill., Nov. 18 (UPI) -- U.S. food giant McDonald's said Friday it was cutting ties with egg supplier Sparboe Farms in the wake of a video showing workers abusing hens.
Police: McDonald's menu change inspired attack

Police: McDonald's menu change inspired attack

JANESVILLE, Wis., Nov. 15 (UPI) -- A Wisconsin woman who allegedly attacked her boyfriend and stood on the hood of his car said she was upset about McDonald's switching to breakfast.
McD's chief: Cut taxes, curb fed spending

McD's chief: Cut taxes, curb fed spending

OAK BROOK, Ill., Nov. 7 (UPI) -- Washington must cut taxes and government spending to kick-start a U.S. economic recovery, McDonald's Corp. Chief Executive Officer Jim Skinner says.

Louisville loses frosh star for the season

LOUISVILLE, Ky., Oct. 28 (UPI) -- University of Louisville athletic officials said Friday highly touted freshman Wayne Blackshear would miss the entire basketball season with a shoulder injury.

McDonald's franchisee bans crusading mom

PHOENIX, Oct. 27 (UPI) -- A Phoenix-area woman who publicized bacteria she found in play areas at local McDonald's has been banned from some of the restaurants.
Clinton: Good works ruining his golf game

Clinton: Good works ruining his golf game

NEW YORK, Oct. 14 (UPI) -- President Bill Clinton says his travels around the world for his charitable foundation have been bad for his golf game.

Convict says he couldn't handle being free

SAN ANTONIO, Sept. 26 (UPI) -- A convicted killer freed from a Texas prison after 26 years said he burned a house down so he could be jailed because he couldn't cope with the outside world.

New Heinz packets headed for Wendy's

PITTSBURGH, Sept. 19 (UPI) -- The Pittsburgh-based H.J. Heinz Co. announced its redesigned "Dip and Squeeze" Heinz Ketchup packets will replace the old style packets at Wendy's restaurants.

Woman gets five years for transgender beating at McDonald's

BALTIMORE, Sept. 14 (UPI) -- A 19-year-old woman caught on videotape beating a transgender woman at a McDonald's in suburban Baltimore has been sentenced to five years in prison.
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