US man shoots TV over Palin dance: Authorities

A Dane County Sheriff's detective says in court documents that Steven Cowan, of the rural town of Vermont, felt 20-year-old Bristol Palin was not a good dancer and was only on the "Dancing with the Stars" because of her famous mother, the Republican former vice presidential candidate.

They say Cowan, 67, loaded his shotgun and blasted the TV before turning the gun on his wife, who escaped. Tactical officers surrounded the home and managed to talk Cowan out yesterday.Cowan was charged second-degree reckless endangerment and could be sentenced to up to 10 years in prison if convicted. Authorities say he has bipolar disorder

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