(CNN) - "My dog is having nervous breakdown."
"My toe is stuck in a faucet."
"I got upset watching 'The Hunger Games.'"
"I'm having my dead grandmother dug up for a police investigation."
These are just a few of the creative excuses workers gave to explain their absence from work in a survey with HR firm CareerBuilder.
The company says 30 percent of workers over the past year called in sick even when they were not.
The survey also shows that 22 percent used the days for doctor's appointments, 16 percent used sick days for catching up on sleep and over 30 percent used the days when people just didn't want to go to work.
But if you're thinking of playing hooky you may want to think twice. Almost 30 percent of employers said they checked up on their employees by either calling them or requiring a doctor's note.
Mobile County Sheriff's Office arrested 27-year-old John Hicks and 22-year-old Amber Trawick for a number of meth related charges including chemical endangerment of a child and trafficking illegal drugs.
Residents of the Walding and Yarbrough Loxley Apartments tell FOX10 that some eight units overflowed with sewage around 7 p.m. Wednesday night, December 4. Residents say raw sewage and feces were flowing out of the bathtubs, sinks, …
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The Mobile County Public School System has confirmed to FOX10 News Mary G. Montgomery High School was never on lockdown Thursday, December 5. They also confirmed no gun was found on the campus.
A proposed apartment complex that would be built right beside Spanish Fort High School is getting a strong dose of opposition. Baldwin County commissioners say they have received hundreds of emails opposing the plan, which would build a …