DeMentri Just One Case of Newscasters Behaving Badly

By Andrew Gauthier 

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When it comes to bad behavior, rock stars, former child actors and reality TV stars have nothing on those wild and crazy newscasters.

Reporter Vince DeMentri, 46, fired Friday from WPIX/Channel 11 after allegedly slapping a chauffeur during a fight over a parking space, is just the latest in a long line of newscasters gone wild.

Anchorwoman Alycia Lane, 38, was fired in 2008 from Philadelphia’s CBS affiliate after being accused of hitting an undercover police officer in New York. More…