(AP) A New York City woman says she'll fight a $100 summons for tossing a newspaper into a city litter basket.
Delia Gluckin told The New York Post that she got the ticket from a Sanitation Department agent on Sunday.
The Manhattan resident said she offered to take the paper out but the agent wrote out the summons for putting "improper refuse in a city litter basket."
In a statement, the department said that many city residents use corner litter baskets as "their personal household dumping site." But it conceded that "being fined for tossing a newspaper into a basket is odd."
The 80-year-old Gluckin says she's on a fixed income and will fight the fine.
City litter baskets have signs that read: "litter only" and "no household trash."