A late-night disagreement over wedding gifts erupted into fisticuffs back at the couple's home. The bride threw wedding cake at her new husband, punched him in the face, then kicked and beat him while he was on the ground. Officers said
Kathryn Marie Patrick was arrested and charged with domestic battery on
The Patricks aren't the first battling newlyweds to grace our pages. In 1993, one just-wed couple got into it over the custom of feeding wedding cake to each other.
Barbara "the honeymooners" Mikkelson
Last updated: 9 July 2005
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