• fire Oct 10

    Woman, Baby Rescued From Fire Sparked by Hoverboard in Mass.

    A woman and her infant escaped a Wareham, Massachusetts, house fire early Saturday morning that firefighters said was caused by a charging hoverboard. The Wareham Fire Department responded to a 911 call reporting the house fire on Rose Point Avenue around 12:55 a.m. According to officials, the caller said she was in the house with an infant and unable to…

  • Hoverboards Sep 17, 2020

    Hoverboard-Riding Dentist Sentenced to 12 Years for Medicaid Fraud

    An Anchorage dentist captured on video extracting a patient’s tooth as he rode a hoverboard was sentenced to 12 years for Medicaid fraud and other crimes, NBC News reports.

  • Hoverboards Dec 8, 2019

    Prosecutors Say Alaska Dentist Rode Hoverboard at Procedure

    An Alaska dentist accused of fraud and unnecessarily sedating patients also performed a procedure while riding a wheeled, motorized vehicle known as a hoverboard, authorities said. Prosecutors charged 34-year-old Seth Lookhart with felony Medicaid fraud and reckless endangerment. A former patient testified Wednesday at his trial that she was angered when an investigator showed her an unauthorized 2016 video of…

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