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Woman is hailed a hero for jumping onto suspect who was beating a police officer

Vickie Williams-Tillman
Vickie Williams-Tillman
By: Alexis Bell  WorldWideWeirdNews.com

(Scroll down for video) A woman was honored for her bravery of saving a police officer who was beaten by a suspect.

Authorities in Louisiana, said that 56-year-old Vickie Williams-Tillman, was on her way to Sam's Club and Walmart, when she spotted the officer in trouble.

Baton Rouge police spokesman Sgt. L’Jean McKneely said that the suspect grabbed the officer's baton and repeatedly hit him on the head with it, and also attempted to grab the officer's weapon.

Williams-Tillman jumped onto the suspect's back and held him down until more police officers arrived.

Mayor-President Sharon Weston-Broome praised Williams-Tillman and said that despite her “small stature,” she did not hesitate to help the officer in need.

Authorities said that the 44-year-old officer, who was not identified, found 28-year-old Thomas Bennett asleep inside his vehicle with drug paraphernalia out in the open at around 8:00 a.m.

When he was confronted, Bennett became aggressive. He got out of his vehicle and attacked the officer.

Teen destroys careers of 2 football players by making up story about being raped after having consensual sex with them

Nikki Yovino
Nikki Yovino
By: William Martin  WorldWideWeirdNews.com

(Scroll down for video) A teenager destroyed the careers of two football players after making up a story about being raped by them several times, according to police in Connecticut.

Bridgeport police said that they have arrested Nikki Yovino, 18, of South Setauket, New York, after being accused of filing a police report, claiming that two high school football players raped her several times in a basement.

Yovino has been charged with second-degree falsely reporting an incident and tampering with or fabricating physical evidence.

She was booked into jail, and her bail has been set at $5,000.

The teen’s lawyer, Mark Sherman, said that Yovino stands by her story about being raped.

According to the criminal complaint, on October 15 of last year, police officers responded to St. Vincent's Medical Center on a report of a sexual assault.

The alleged victim, Yovina, reported that she was sexually assaulted by two black males while at a house party on Lakeside Drive in Bridgeport.

The assault was reported to have occurred in a basement bathroom at the home.

Yovino was a Sacred Heart University (SHU) student at the time of this complaint, and one of her alleged assailants was also a student and football player at SHU.

The second male was a former SHU student. Detectives conducted a thorough investigation and met several times with SHU administrators.

Initial statements from witnesses and evidence recovered from the scene suggested that a sexual assault had occurred. As a result of the allegations, the two football players dropped out of the team.

As the investigation continued, the case detective received more information that contradicted Yovino's statements to police.

This information included new witness accounts, text messages and cell phone video. Yovino was confronted with this evidence, and admitted that she did have consensual sex with both males.

Probable cause existed to charge Yovino with filing a false report and tampering with evidence. A warrant was prepared by detectives, and signed by a Superior Court judge.

Yovino was informed of the warrant for her arrest and turned herself into police on February 21.

Landlord fatally stabs immigrant tenant in front of 12-year-old son because he did not pay rent

Zakir Khan
Zakir Khan
By: Mason White  WorldWideWeirdNews.com

(Scroll down for video) A landlord flew into a rage and stabbed his immigrant tenant numerous times because he did not pay rent, according to police in New York.

The New York Police Department said that they have arrested 51-year-old Taha Mahran of the Bronx, after being accused of killing 44-year-old Zakir Khan.

Mahran has been charged with murder, manslaughter and criminal possession of a weapon.

According to the criminal complaint, Khan came from Bangladesh, and settled in New York, where he started his own real estate business.

Over the past several months, Khan fell on hard times and he was unable to pay rent. On Wednesday around 6:30 p.m., Mahran came to his tenant's apartment and pulled out a long knife.

He then stabbed Khan 20 times in front of the victim's 12-year-old son. Khan was rushed to the hospital, where he was pronounced dead.

Khan left behind his wife and three children.

Boy beats 12-year-old student into a coma because she accidentally bumped into him

Henry Sembdner
Henry Sembdner
By: Alexis Bell  WorldWideWeirdNews.com

(Scroll down for video) A young boy launched a vicious attack against a student who accidentally bumped into him in a hallway at school, according to police in Illinois.

South Elgin police said that they have arrested the 14-year-old suspect, who was not identified, after being accused of beating 12-year-old Henry Sembdner.

The suspect has been charged in juvenile court with aggravated battery. If convicted in juvenile court, the suspect faces a maximum of five years in prison.

The suspect was banned from leaving his home except to attend school.

According to the police investigation, the beating unfolded at the Kenyon Woods Middle School.

Sembdner allegedly accidentally bumped into the suspect in the hallway and in response, the 14-year-old boy body slammed the 12-year-old boy.

Sembdner suffered brain and skull injuries, and was placed in a medically induced coma. He is now recovering at home.

Extreme tattoo artists cut off her little finger because she liked the look

Torz Reynolds
Torz Reynolds
By: Emily Lewis  WorldWideWeirdNews.com

An extreme tattoo artist in the United Kingdom, cut off her little finger and documented her action on Facebook.

30-year-old Torz Reynolds of Essex, revealed that she used a heavy duty cutter to cut off her little finger because she liked the look.

She posted photos of her chopped off little finger on Facebook, and the images went viral. This week, Reynolds wrote: “I literally couldn't be happier with it.”

Many people criticized the woman, and some called her crazy.

However, one woman sent a letter of support, saying that her children love the tattoos and extreme body piercings.

‎Colette Bigbird-Hart wrote: “My 12-year-old daughter thinks you rock, but has a major concern for you. She's worried you may drop your mobile phone if you are using your pinky to hold it while texting. My 10-year-old son wants to marry you. So hey, either I'm doing parenting right or you ain't as strange as people think.”

Reynolds said that she chopped her little finger off herself and it hurt a lot. She said she likes it and enjoys how it looks. Reynolds also said that she recorded the act and she might release the video.

“I do these things for myself. It's not hurting anybody else. I chose to document them on Facebook, because I want to share the experience with my friends,” Reynolds wrote.

47-year-old woman uses acid to kill 29-year-old boyfriend because he wanted to break up with her

Mark van Dongen
By: Tanya Clark  WorldWideWeirdNews.com

A woman is facing up to life in prison after being accused of using acid to kill her much younger boyfriend because he wanted to end the relationship, according to police in the United Kingdom.

Westbury Park police said that they have arrested 47-year-old Berlinah Wallace, after being accused of killing 29-year-old Mark van Dongen.

Wallace was initially charged with causing Grievous Bodily Harm (GBH), but after Dongen died, she was charged with one count of murder.

According to the police investigation, Dongen moved from Belgium to the United Kingdom, to attend the Bristol University.

At some point, he met the much older woman, and he began a relationship with Wallace. When Dongen decided to end the relationship, Wallace became angry.

One day, Wallace poured acid over the body of her boyfriend, causing him to suffer burns on 80% of his body. Dongen was rushed to the hospital, where he stayed for 15 months.

Last month, Dongen died of his injuries.

70-year-old man has sex with 2 girls under the age of 13

Young girls (illustration)
Young girls (illustration)
By: William MartinE  WorldWideWeirdNews.com

An elderly was placed behind bars after sexually abusing several young girls, according to police in the United Kingdom.

70-year-old Geoffrey Wright of Hertford, was found guilty of sexually assaulting a girl aged under 13.

The jury at the St. Albans Crown Court, also unanimously convicted him of inciting a child under 13 to engage in sexual activity and two counts of exposure.

Wright has been sentenced to serve three years in prison.

In addition to the prison sentence, Wright must abide by the terms of a Sexual Harm Prevention Order, and register as a sex offender for life.

Wright’s defense attorney pleaded with the judge for a lenient sentence, saying that his client has no criminal record and was terrified of the consequences of imprisonment.

According to the police investigation, Wright had sex with two young girls, both under the age of 13.