Arab woman convicted of killing 75-year-old Jewish woman in Yafo claims husband forced her

Bound woman illustration 
By: Debbie Gross

A woman was arrested, charged and convicted of murder after being accused of killing an elderly Jewish woman, according to court proceedings in Israel.

The Tel Aviv District Attorney’s Office said that a woman, who was born in Tel-Aviv Yafo, and is married to a Palestinian man from the Palestinian controlled West Bank city of Qalqilya, was convicted of killing 75-year-old Shoshana Levi. The defendant and the victim lived in the same building.

Tel Aviv Police said that the woman, 24, and her husband, 25, broke into Levi’s apartment, threw her to the ground, dragged her into another room and stuffed her mouth with a pair pants.

They tied her hands and legs, pulled off a gold chain she was wearing and took anything of value from her apartment.

The medical examiner determined that Levi died of asphyxia.

Police found DNA evidence in the apartment that led them to the suspects.

The woman told the court that her husband forced her to kill Levi. The judge however, rejected her claim, saying there was overwhelming evidence that she voluntarily committed the crime.

Gaza boy, 16, fatally shot after throwing stones at Israeli soldiers

Adnan Abu Khater 
By: John Roberts

A teen terrorist boy is dead after being shot while throwing stones at Israeli soldiers, according to a statement released by the Israeli military.

Adnan Abu Khater, 16, was killed on Thursday, near the border fence in the northern Gaza Strip.

A spokesperson for the emergency services in Gaza said in a statement that Khater died of his wounds after soldiers shot him in the leg east of Jabaliya.

The Israeli army said that soldiers opened fire to disperse violent demonstrators, who threw stones at soldiers. The rioters also rolled burning tires at the soldiers.

"During attempts to disperse the protesters, soldiers shot at the legs of some of the main instigators,” an Israeli military spokesperson said.

Flatbush man fatally shot in the back of the head while standing outside store

Crime scene illustration 
By: David Ross

A Flatbush area man is dead after he was shot while standing outside a store on Saturday, according to police reports in New York.

Brooklyn Police said that an executioner killed a 34-year-old man in what seemed to be a targeted killing.

Police said that the unidentified victim was standing outside a shop on Rockaway Parkway near Rutland Road in East Flatbush, just before 1:15 p.m., when a black man wearing a dark coat, gray hoodie and blue jeans, approached and blasted away, shooting his victim in the back of the head.

The gunman fled from the scene.

Paramedics who arrived at the scene, transported the wounded man to Kings County Hospital in critical condition. Doctors were unable to save the man.

The victim died about two hours after being shot.

The reason behind the attack was not revealed. Police launched an investigation, but so far, no arrests have been made.

Brooklyn man charged with hate crimes after knocking out Jewish women

Borough Park crime scene illustration 
By: Ryan Lee Hall

(Scroll down for video) A man was arrested and charged with assault as a hate crime after knocking out several Jewish women, according to police reports in New York.

Brooklyn Police said that a 35-year-old local man has been charged with hate crimes in connection with seven "Knockout Game" attacks including attacks on two elderly women and a mother walking with her daughter.

Barry Baldwin was charged with six counts of assault as a hate crime, six counts of aggravated harassment as a hate crime and other crimes in a series of attacks in the predominantly Jewish section of Brooklyn.

Baldwin allegedly struck a 78-year-old woman, who was pushing a stroller, as part of the "Knockout Game," where people try to beat a random stranger unconscious with a single blow. The victim fell to the ground.

Baldwin also hit a 20-year-old woman in the back of the head.

Baldwin assaulted five more women, including a 33-year-old, who was walking with her young daughter, and another 78-year-old woman.

After the attack on the woman walking with her ​​7-year-old daughter in the Midwood section of Brooklyn, police released a sketch of the suspect.

The mother suffered minor injuries to her hands and knees. The suspect fled on foot.

Baldwin was charged after witnesses identified him in a police lineup.

Boy burns girl’s hair in school while saying ‘let’s burn the Jews’

Hair on fire illustration 
By: Moses Gold

A Jewish girl was burned by another student while sitting in her classroom, according to court proceedings in Canada.

Shockingly, the judge ruled that the incident was not a hate crime.

The girl’s hair was burned while studying in a high school in Winnipeg.

“She was not targeted because of her Jewish faith, but because her tormentor was a jerk and a bully," a judge ruled on Friday.

Now 17, the girl's attacker had already been convicted of assault with a weapon

According to prosecutors, the teen approached the then 15-year-old victim while crossing paths near the lockers and began to talk to her.

He took out a lighter and started flicking it around her head.

"Let's burn the Jews," he said.

A portion of the victim's hair caught fire. She suffered no lasting physical damage.

The boy apologized to the victim.

The boy was sentenced to 18 months of supervised probation, write a letter of apology to the victim and perform 75 hours of community service.

Mother arrested for molesting three of her children while other adults watched

Natalie Lynn Webb 
By: John Roberts

A woman is being held on $2 million bail after she was accused of molesting her own children.

Natalie Lynn Webb, 30, of Elk City, Oklahoma, faces serious charges after she sexually abused children in the presence of other adults.

Webb is accused of repeatedly raping and beating children while living in deplorable conditions.

Webb’s 9-year-old son told investigators that his mother repeatedly raped his 3-year-old twin sisters and his 8-year-old brother, while men and women watched, according to police reports.

Police also wrote that the boy told them that he saw his mother place foreign objects into the girl.

One of the 3-year-old girls corroborated the story of her brother.

Police said that people may have paid the mother to watch the abuse.

The mother denied the sex abuse allegations, but she did admit to selling drugs from the house, which is why people came in and out of her home.

Her four children were removed of her custody and are now living with their grandparents.

Woman calls police after her girlfriend ‘beheaded her sex toys’

Lakenya Bristol (left) Regina Watts (right)
photos from previous arrests  
By: Ryan Lee Hall

Police were called after two women got into a fight over three sex toys.

Lakenya Bristol , 32, of Florida, accused her former girlfriend of breaking her three favorite sex toys.

Police investigated Regina Watts, 37, when her former girlfriend called deputies to report that her personal sex toys had been beheaded, according to the Indian River County Sheriff's Office.

Bristol told police that she was in a relationship with Watts before she was arrested for domestic violence, three months before the incident.

When she was arrested, the dildos were in good condition. However, the next time she saw the toys, their heads were cut off.

Bristol told investigators that Watts "cut off the heads of her three favorite dildo sex toys."

She claimed that the toys were in the custody of Watts after she was taken to jail for domestic violence.

Deputies then spoke with Watts, who denied damaging any of the sex toys.

Watts went on to suggest that the dildos might have been damaged after Bristol’s belongings were removed from her home after the arrest.

The case was subsequently closed for a lack of evidence.

Now, investigators can go back to investigate real crimes.

Man, 23, arrested for stalking a child on the Internet by pretending to be a police officer

Travis Beard 
By: Shifra Unger

(Scroll down for video) The Internet can be a pretty scary place with many perverts lurking and trying to get to young kids.

Travis Beard, 23, of Siloam Springs, Arkansas, pretended to be a police officer when he contacted a 15-year-old girl on Twitter.

The man exchanged text messages and sexually explicit photos with the girl.

“The Cyber Crimes Division kept an eye out for Beard after he posted several inappropriate comments on a social media site,” Keshia Guyll of the Benton County Sheriff’s Office said.

An undercover investigation discovered that he has been posting as a police officer, and exchanged text messages and photographs, which included a photo of his private part with an underage girl.

An officer posed as an underage girl and caught Beard stalking the “girl.” He was also caught being inappropriate toward the officer, whom he thought was a child.

Beard was arrested and charged with Internet stalking of a child. He may also face charges of impersonating a police officer.

Man kills brother then fatally shoots himself in front of his 9 children during drunken fight

Randall Grigg 
By: David Ross

(Scroll down for video) Two brothers are dead and 9 children were left traumatized in a terrible act of violence.

Randall Grigg Jr., 33, of Coweta, Oklahoma, killed his brother before turning the gun on himself on Saturday, in front of his wife and nine children.

Grigg and his brother, Jeremiah Roberts, 32, were drinking when they got into a heated argument.

Grigg grabbed a rifle and shot his brother several times before turning the gun on himself, according to the Wagoner County Sheriff Bob Colbert.

Grigg reportedly shot himself in front of his wife and nine children, who are between the ages of 1 to 14, 6 of which are his biological children.

The shooting reportedly took place in the family's trailer, which has only two rooms.

Roberts was pronounced dead at the scene while Grigg was taken to a hospital in Tulsa, where he was later pronounced dead.

Authorities said that a mental health professional will work with the wife and children, who witnessed the shooting.

Man dies while trying to save girlfriend during mountain climbing

Darren Bull 
By: Moses Gold

(Scroll down for video) A woman was left devastated when her boyfriend lost his life trying to save her.

The couple was climbing a mountain when he fell off the cliff while he was trying to help her.

Rescuers have recovered the body of Darren Bull, 34, who fell to his death trying to help his girlfriend after she became entangled in the ropes midway through the cliff.

Katherine Donohue, who is in her 20s, and her boyfriend Bull, had been abseiling in the Blue Mountains in Sydney, Australia, on Saturday, when she became entangled in her ropes and was unable to continue.

Inspector Ken Evans said that Bull tried to help her, before falling off the cliff.

Donohue called for help several times before a tourist finally heard her screams and alerted police.

A team of rescuers, including two helicopters, responded.

Rescuers reached the woman first. They confirmed that she was unharmed before trying to save her boyfriend.

Sadly, the man was found dead at the bottom of the cliff.

United Airlines cancels flight because a dirty diaper was flushed down the toilet

Baby diaper illustration 
By: John Roberts

(Scroll down for video) A flight was canceled after someone decided to flush a diaper down the toilet, according to a statement released by United Airlines.

Some residents in Ohio, are breathing easier after suffering a flight delay in Arizona.

Rick Milligan of Bay Village, was with his wife and two children in Phoenix. On Monday, their return flight was canceled after it was delayed for several hours. According to Milligan, they were told that a dirty diaper was flushed down the toilet.

"I do not think anyone would be so ignorant that they would put a diaper in the toilet of an airplane," Greta Bonne of Chagrin Falls said.

A spokesperson for United Airlines could not confirm how many people were affected by delays and cancellations, but said that the bathroom was unusable and the plane could not fly as scheduled.

Most passengers were rebooked on other flights.
The United Airlines spokesperson said that such problems are not a common occurrence.

Colorado teacher, 58, caught asking students for topless photos

Girl in tank top illustration 
By: Sarah Weiss

(Scroll down for video) Police found that a teacher was in possession of inappropriate photos of at least one student.

Randy Majors, 58, of Fruita, Colorado, is facing charges after he was caught asking students to send him topless pictures of themselves.

According to an arrest affidavit, the mother of one student was going through her 15-year-old daughter’s Facebook page, and found a message from her teacher.

The message was not school related. Shockingly, the teacher asked the 15-year-old girl to send him nude photos of herself. He also warned the girl not to tell anyone about his request.

When authorities questioned Majors, he allegedly admitted that he had asked a couple of girls for indecent photos.

Police confiscated his computer, where they found inappropriate conversations between Majors and several girls between 15 and 17-years-old.

At least one underage girl sent Majors an inappropriate photo of herself.

Majors faces 3 counts of sexual exploitation of a child and 5 counts of attempted sexual exploitation of a child.

He is being held on $20,000 bail.

Teacher offers prize to students who slap classmate the hardest over incomplete homework

The victim 
By: Debbi Gross

(Scroll down for video) A teacher is defending his form of discipline of having kids slap their classmate over incomplete homework.

12-year-old Dou of Henan, China, required eye surgery after being subjected to a beating by his classmates.

This was all done under the guidance of their teacher, Deng Baozhen, because the boy did not finish his homework.

"Whoever slaps him the hardest will get a prize," Baozhen told his students.

After enduring the pain and humiliation of being slapped by his classmates, the teacher then made ​​the boy do push-ups.

Later that night, when the 12-year-old boy realized that he could not see well with his left eye, he told his mother about the incident.

Dou’s mother, Wang, called the school principal, who promised to take care of the situation.

Doctors performed surgery on the child’s left eye, but are unsure if the boy’s eyesight will return to the way it was.

Baozhen defended his actions by saying that punishing children helps them do well in class.

The school principal called police and Baozhen has been arrested.

The school gave the family 30,000 yuan (about $5,000) to pay for the eye surgery.

Firefighters rescue 11-year-old girl after getting stuck in washing machine

The victim in the 
By: Debbi Gross

(Scroll down for video) An 11-year-old was left embarrassed after she got stuck in a washing machine for 90 minutes.

The girl of Utah, was playing hide and seek with her cousins when she decided to use the washing machine as her hiding place.

It was indeed a great hiding place, as no one was able to find her.

After a while, she decided it was time to get out of the washer.

However, as she tried to get out, she was unable to do so. She was stuck.

The girl cried out for help and her cousins tried to rescue her.

They used butter, peanut butter and ice, but were unable to free her, so they called 911.

Firefighters arrived on the scene with a variety of tools to rescue the girl.

However, they first had to remove the stackable dryer and then they were able to cut the washing machine to rescue the 11-year-old.

Firefighters who rescued the girl, said that she squeezed into a tight spot causing her legs to become temporarily paralyzed, but she did not suffer any long-term damage.

More than anything, the girl suffered from shame, therefore, she asked that her identity not be revealed.

People seen on video flocking to see calf born with two heads

The calf with two heads 
By: Sarah Weiss

(Scroll down for video) A small town in Morocco, is receiving much attention after a calf was born with two heads.

Local residents are calling the weird animal Sana Saida. The calf was born in Sefrou, which is twenty kilometers from the city of Fez.

Sana Saida is popular with locals, who have been flocking to visit. The calf can eat with both mouths and is healthy.

The calf was born with a cephalic disorder called polycephaly, a condition that means having more than one head, and is most often seen in turtles and snakes.

This was not the first animal to be born with two heads recently.

As we reported earlier, new photos emerged on the Internet showing a newly born baby lamb sporting two heads.

The photos of the two-headed lamb spread quickly in Ghana, with sources saying that the lamb has been born in Borborbor, a town between the Bogoso Junction and the News Site junction in Tarkwa in the Western Region.

An eyewitness, Bernard Sackitey, said that the white and black two-headed lamb was born at 2:00 p.m. on Monday, behind a store selling spare parts and general goods called Sackious Ventures.

The two-headed lamb has four legs and a lamb like tail, but it has two pairs of fully developed heads.

Local residents said they did not know the owner of the sheep that gave birth to the two-headed lamb.

Boy, 4, finds cash life savings of his parents under a bed and rips it to shreds

The ripped up cash 
By: Shifra Unger

A Chinese couple is devastated after their little boy ripped up their life savings.

The boy's parents, who regularly allowed their child to rip apart old books, said that the 4-year-old destroyed their life savings when he found the money under a bed.

The boy was left alone by his ​​mother, Liu Fan, 28, in the bedroom of the home in Xi'an, Shaanxi province.

The curious boy found the cash, which is worth about $4,500 in a box under the bed, and began to tear it apart while his parents were busy in the next room.

"We do not have much time to read here. It did not really matter when he ripped the old books we had out here, and it was easy to buy very cheap old books at the market,” the couple said.

“I thought if I left him alone with a book for an hour there would be no problem, and we could hear the ripping sound in the kitchen, but I did not think anything of it. My family told me that it was not wise, and now I realize that they were right after finding all our money ripped up,” the mother said.

It was all our savings.

The family had been saving for a deposit on a new apartment.

Fortunately, the family found a generous bank willing to match the value of the notes and exchange them for new ones.

Burglar tricks locksmith into opening victim’s house lock

Picking a lock illustration 
By: David Ross

A burglar almost had a steal of a deal after he persuaded a locksmith to open his victim’s house lock, according to police reports in Virginia.

The locksmith was initially pleased to have gained access to a house for his client, but there was only one problem, the man was actually a thief.

The unsuspecting worker was called to the property under the false pretext that the man had been locked out.

After gaining access, the locksmith became suspicious when the man was unable to prove that the house really belonged to him.

“My internal alarm immediately went off,” the locksmith said.

“The locksmith told the man that he will call the Albemarle County Police Department if he cannot prove ownership of the house,” a police department spokesperson said.

"That's when the suspect fled on foot," the police spokesperson added.

Police have launched an investigation, but so far, no arrests have been made.

The locksmith said that next time he will ask for identification before opening a lock.

Newlywed files for divorce because husband eats peas without a fork

Man eating peas 
By: Ryan Lee Hall

(Scroll down for video) A groom was shocked to learn that his new wife filed for divorce because he exhibited poor table manners.

A woman in Kuwait, has filed for divorce just one week after her marriage upon discovering that her husband did not like eating peas with a fork and prefered using bread.

She is accusing him of failing to comply with proper food manners and etiquette. She stated that she was disgusted by the "shocking spectacle," and could not stay with her husband the rest of her life.

In another case, a woman told her lawyer that she wanted to divorce her husband for insisting on squeezing the toothpaste tube in the middle and not at the end.

"We're always arguing," she said. "I keep telling him to press at the end of the tube, but he refuses and keeps squeezing in the middle. He's so stubborn," the woman complained.

Large turkey seen on video chasing fearful UPS driver

Wild turkey chasing the UPS driver 
By: Eva Fett

(Scroll down for video) A delivery person was seen on video running away in panic from a large turkey, according to video uploaded to the Internet by a group of hospital workers.

The incident occurred outside a Twin Cities, Minnesota hospital, earlier this week.

A nurse at the University of Minnesota Medical Center recorded the video of the encounter between the turkey and the UPS driver on Tuesday.

The turkey is seen on video pursuing the UPS driver around a FedEx truck before the driver is able to make his way back to his own UPS truck.

Then, the FedEx driver is seen successfully chasing away the turkey.

The scene drew crowds of curious hospital workers, who watched the incident unfold from a window above the street.

The video was uploaded to YouTube several days ago and it went viral.

At the time of this posting the video was viewed nearly 500,000 times.

Man threatens to knife his brother because he ate too many peanut butter and jelly sandwiches

Peanut butter and jelly sandwiches 
By: Moses Gold

A man was nearly knifed by his own brother because he ate too many peanut butter and jelly sandwiches, according to police reports in Iowa.

Des Moines Police said that a man is facing assault charges after he allegedly threatened his brother, who rebuked him for eating six peanut butter and jelly sandwiches in a short time.

The brothers, both in their 50s, got into a heated dispute on Friday, at their home.

Jerome Davis initially made and consumed three sandwiches and then made ​​three more within the next hour, his brother told police. His brother said that eating six sandwiches was way over the top so he confronted his brother about overeating.

"Both the victim and the suspect began shouting at each other about being lazy and eating," a police report stated.

Davis then pulled a knife and held it to his brother's face, threatening to cut him.

When police arrived they seized two knives. Davis told officers that he made threats against his brother because he didn’t mind his own business.

Davis was charged with domestic violence with a weapon and was jailed.

Family members lock drunk man in trunk of car and leave him to die

Trunk of car illustration 
By: Debbie Gross

A man is lucky to be alive after police found him unresponsive in a car trunk, according to police reports in Spain.

Police in Spain said that they rescued a man, whose family locked him in the trunk of a car because he was drunk.

Police responded to an emergency call from a neighbor, who found the man, 24, unresponsive and wrapped in a blanket in the trunk of the car on Wednesday, in the Spanish island of Santa Cruz de Tenerife.

Paramedics determined that the man simply fainted.

When he regained consciousness, police said he told them he had a vague recollection of being put in the trunk of the car by his brother, cousin and another person.

Police launched an investigation into the incident, but so far, no arrests have been made.


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