Williamsburg bagel store selling new type of ham sandwich called cragel

The cragel 
By: Debbie Gross

(Scroll down for video) Bagel lovers in the Williamsburg neighborhood of Brooklyn, New York, are now able to enjoy a new type of ham sandwich for breakfast, according to a statement released by the owner of The Bagel Store.

The Bagel Store, which has two branches in Williamsburg, has called his creation the cragel, and they are selling for just $2.95 each.

The modified version of the cragel went on sale this weekend, and the demand is so high that The Bagel Store cannot produce enough of them.

The store owner, Scot Rossillo, said that he cannot keep the cragel on the store shelves as they fly off instantly.

He said that the bakery is selling a few hundred of them each day, and that 75 percent of customers want the cragel.

The most popular order is for a cragel breakfast sandwich, usually filled with ham and cheese, or with ham, egg and cheese.

Man arrested for killing entire Borough Park area family ruled unfit to stand trial

Mingdong Chen 
By: John Roberts

A man who was arrested and charged with killing an entire Borough Park area family, was ruled unfit to stand trial, according to court proceedings in New York.

A Brooklyn judge has found that a Chinese immigrant accused of killing five members of his own family, is suffering from a mental illness that makes him unfit to proceed with the criminal case.

Mingdong Chen, 25, has been exhibiting symptoms of severe mental illness that prevents him from making normal decisions, the suspect’s attorney said.

Chen will be taken to a psychiatric facility.

As we reported earlier, Mingdong Chen was arrested after he stabbed to death his entire family at their 57th Street apartment.

Police identified the victims as 1-year-old William Zhuo, 5-year-old Kevin Zhuo, 7-year-old Amy Zhuo, 9-year-old Linda Zhuo, and 37-year-old Qiao Zhen Li.

Slick grandmother seen on video stealing tablet computer at restaurant

Vera Bradley case illustration 
By: Ryan Lee Hall

(Scroll down for video) Regina Sanchez accidentally left her tablet on a window sill at a restaurant, and before she was able to retrieve it, the device was stolen.

Sanchez of Windsor, Connecticut, is a small business owner. She explained that she had just finished a meeting at the restaurant when she accidentally left the tablet behind.

It took a while for her to get the surveillance video from the Panera Bread, which is located in the Burlington Plaza Shopping Center in Massachusetts, where the tablet was left.

When she finally reviewed the video, she was shocked to see that the thief was an elderly woman and her grown daughter.

She called police to report the theft of her Samsung Galaxy tablet, which was in a Vera Bradley case.

Burlington Police released footage of the surveillance cameras in the hope that someone will recognize the elderly thief.

After the video was made public, the elderly woman’s daughter took the tablet to police.

The suspects were identified by police as Jessie O'Shea, who is in her 70s and her daughter, Kelly Dartona, who is about 50-years-old.

Police are still investigating the incident and the two may be facing criminal charges.

Hairdresser seen stabbing customer with scissors for being unhappy with haircut

Barber shop illustration 
By: Sarah Weiss

Many hairdressers take pride in their work.

One barber became enraged when his customer complained about his work.

The hairdresser in China, named Bao, lost patience with the unsatisfied customer.

The barber grabbed his scissors and stabbed the customer in the chest.

Police released the store surveillance footage from the beauty salon in Beijing.

The worker was seen running towards the customer, who was still sitting in the chair and plunging the scissors into his chest.

His colleagues told police that Bao was a new employee, who had only been working in the salon for four days when he attacked the client.

After the attack, Bao was locked in a room by his colleagues, but he managed to flee the scene through a window before the police arrived.

The victim had to undergo surgery as the scissors pierced his lung. He is recovering in a hospital.

4-year-old gets $600 life size replica of himself as a birthday cake

Alfie Rose next to his replica birthday cake 
By: Shifra Unger

A boy and his family were delighted with a birthday cake, which was a perfect replica of the child.

4-year-old Alfie Rose was overwhelmed when he was presented a life-size replica of himself made of chocolate cake.

The incredible “Alfie Cake” is so realistic, it looked like a wax model of himself, but he was able to eat it.

Lara Clarke, 27, is the baker who made this wonderful creation.
It took her 15 hours to make.

The cake was a birthday gift to Alfie from his godmother Tammy Morris, 25, and her husband Stephen, 35. They spent £400 ($660) for the cake creation.

The cake weighed two stone (28 pounds) and was made from a many layers of sponge cake and cream, which were then decorated with colored icing to replicate his clothes.

In addition to the life size replica of himself, the baker added a replica of his favorite stuffed monkey.

“Alfie was so happy. He was yelling and pointing, ‘me, me, it's Alfie and the Monkey,’" Chantelle Rose, 23, said.

Woman donates her kidney to sick husband only to have him walk out on her for another woman

Andy and Samantha Lamb in happier times 
By: David Ross

A woman in England, donated her kidney to her husband, but when he was well enough, he left her.

Now, the heartbroken woman wants her kidney back, so she can give it to someone more deserving.

Andy Lamb, 45, was suffering from kidney failure. He was on dialysis three times a week.

His wife, Samantha Lamb, 41, of Ivybridge, Devon, offered to donate her kidney.

Andy Lamb said that he did not want to take her kidney because of the risks involved.

However, she persuaded him to take the kidney so he can be healthy and live longer.

“I never wanted her to donate her kidney because it was a big risk. She insisted, and I’ll always owe my life to her,” Andy Lamb said.

Samantha Lamb lost more than 3 stone (about 42 pounds) to make sure she would be healthy enough for the transplant operation.

They did not live happily ever after.

Just a few years after the life-saving procedure, their marriage was over when Andy Lamb walked out on his wife.

Samantha Lamb is convinced that her husband began having an affair with her ​​friend, but he denies the allegations.

He claims that he went over to her friend’s home in order to help her train a dog.

“I hate him. If I could, I would take it back and give it to someone else,” Samantha Lamb said.

"I loved her, but our relationship was not working and her family never liked me,” Andy Lamb said.

Now, the mother-of one, wants a divorce and said that she is trying to move on with her life. However, every time she sees her scar she sees her ungrateful husband.

“At least he will always have to remember where his kidney came from,” Samantha Lamb said.

Snoop Dogg sets off smoke alarm in Australian hotel

Snoop Dogg with fire fighters 
By: Debbi Gross

Firefighters in Australia, were called to investigate after a fire alarm went off in a hotel.

The firefighters ran up to the room, and were surprised to find Snoop Dogg inside.

Snoop Dogg is a known heavy smoker, and when he lit up inside his hotel room on Thursday night, he created enough smoke to set off the fire alarm.

The incident took place at 10:00 a.m. Firefighters rushed to the room to investigate. They quickly discovered that there was smoke, but no fire.

After making sure that no smoke was left behind, the men had a good time with the rapper and they took photos with him in his hotel room.

Snoop Dogg posted the photos of himself with the firefighters in his room to his Instagram account, with the subtitles, "fire department shut it down!"

Man seen exposing himself to waitress at Twin Perks Bikini Espresso coffee shop

Twin Perks Bikini Espresso coffee shop 
By: John Roberts

(Scroll down for video) The Twin Perks Bikini Espresso stand

The “Twin Perks Bikini Espresso” stand is meant to attract customers, and not perverts.

The woman who runs the Twin Perks Bikini Espresso stand in Kalama, Washington, was distraught when a man exposed himself to one of her female employees.

The manager, whose daughter also works as a waitress in the shop, called police.

The coffee shop’s surveillance video captured a close up of the man and his actions.

Police are asking the public for help to identify the man, who exposed himself.

The coffee shop workers said that they have a lot of steady customers, but they have never seen this pervert before.

The man is said to be white and is in his late 30s or early 40s.

He was driving a red Nissan Frontier pickup truck with a camper of the same color.

The truck also has a bike rack on the back and a storage compartment on the roof of the camper.

Anyone with information about the man is asked to call police.

Woman arrested after her son repeatedly raped his 10-year-old sister

Melissa Rocha 
By: Eva Fett

A woman is being held accountable for the sexual abuse that occurred in her house between her two children.

Melissa Rocha, 33, of Tulsa, Oklahoma, was arrested for allowing the sexual abuse of her daughter, who is a minor.

Rocha was also booked on outstanding warrants for driving without a license, and for improperly displaying her license plate.

Rocha is accused of leaving her young daughter in the care of her teenage son when she went to play pool every week.

She continued to leave them home alone, despite learning that the child was being sexually assaulted by her brother, according to Tulsa Police Cpl. Greg Smith.

"She did not take any steps to prevent it from happening or to separate them," he said.

Detectives also alleged that when they attempted to interview the 10-year-old, Rocha told her not to talk with them.

The teenage boy, who is also a minor, is facing charges for the assault.

Boy manages to stop fleeing robbers and get belongings back

Thief illustration 
By: John Roberts

(Scroll down for video) A boy came home from school to find a robber stealing his electronics.

Alex Leek, 14, of Missouri, was surprised to see a stranger in his house.

When the thief saw the youngster, he stole Leek’s phone
so that he could not call the police. He then fled from the scene.

However, the 14-year-old was not going to let the thief get away with his family's valuables.

So he followed the thief until he was able to find an adult, who helped him stop the man.

"I just kept following this guy. I was like hiding so that he could not see me," Alex said.

Leek asked some adults for help, but they refused to get involved with the robber.

When he arrived near the Trails West Library in Kansas City, he walked up to the security guard and asked for help in stopping the robber.

The security guard came out of the library and ordered the thief to stop.

The thief dropped some of the stolen items and ran away, but police caught him a few blocks away.

The family was reunited with about $1,000 worth of items, which the thief took from their home.

New York man steals car with sleeping teen and tries to rape her

New York Police department cars illustration  
By: Moses Gold

A 13-year-old girl was riding in the backseat of her uncle’s car when she fell asleep.

She awoke to a stranger attempting to rape her in the car.

Kapri Dickson, 23, of Queens, New York, has been arrested for stealing an SUV and then trying to rape the 13-year-old girl, who was sleeping inside.

According to police, Dickson stole the Ford Explorer around 6:00 p.m. on Thursday, on Sutphin Boulevard and Avenue 109.

The 28-year-old owner of the vehicle told police that his niece had been sleeping in the backseat of the unlocked car.

He and a friend ran into a shop for a moment and left the keys in the ignition when the heist occurred.

The teenager woke up during the trip. She became frightened when she saw a stranger driving the car.

She began screaming and kicking the driver's seat.

Dickson then allegedly stopped at the side of the road and went into the back. He then pulled his pants down and tried to sexually assault the girl.

When the teen resisted, Dickson struck her in the face, breaking her nose. He then threw her out of the car.

Meanwhile, her uncle had already reported the car stolen and the girl missing.

Police found the girl at the side of the road and they apprehended Dickson.

Dickson, who has a previous arrest for selling drugs, was arrested, and he has been charged with kidnapping, sexual abuse, attempted sexual assault, auto theft and possession of stolen property.

Woman sells her baby for sex and watched her being raped

Baby feet illustration 
By: Sarah Weiss

A woman was arrested, charged and convicted of selling her child for sex after she admitted to selling her baby for sex, according to court proceedings in Indiana.

The mother of Gary sold her baby eight times to a man for sex, and she was in the room watching during the encounters, a court was told.

Natisha Hillard, 25, pleaded guilty in U.S. District Court to one count of selling a child for sex and two counts of allowing a child to participate in child pornography.

Hillard admitted to learning about Christopher M. Bour through a dating service, and they agreed to meet at her home. That was when he began asking about her two children, who were 4 months and 3-years-old at the time.

The sex crimes lasted from September 2011, until February 2013, when an acquaintance of Bour alerted the FBI.

Hillard allowed Bour to take sexual pictures of her young children, the court was told.

Hillard told police after her arrest that she agreed to sell her children because she needed the money.

Hillard said that she did not know if Bour shared the images with others.

Hillard, who is being held without bail, faces a mandatory minimum sentence of 30 years to life in prison on the charge of selling a child for sex.

Bour, is also being held without bail, and has pleaded not guilty in the case.

Man loves eating plastic bags since he was 7-years-old

Plastic shopping bags illustration 
By: Shifra Unger

(Scroll down for video) A man confessed that he loves to eat plastic bags since he was just 7-years-old.

The 23-year-old of Oakland, Tennessee, said that he is now addicted to eating plastic bags. He has consumed a staggering 60,000 plastic bags so far, which is enough to cover an entire football field.

Robert even admitted to stealing bags from grocery stores to satisfy his cravings.

Robert said that he begins his day by eating a bag for breakfast.

He said that plastic bags of different colors have different flavors, and that blue was his favorite.

Robert admitted that he hunts for bags in the neighborhood and sometimes even walks far in order to pick them up.

Although eating plastic can cause liver damage and intestinal obstruction, Robert is still in good physical condition.

Man dumps his wife after receiving her kidney to be with another woman

Goodbye cake illustration 
By: David Ross

A man did not appreciate at all that his wife gave him a life saving kidney and dumped her for another woman.

Now, the woman who saved the life of her dying husband by giving him one of her kidneys, wants it back after he left her for another woman.

Samantha Lamb said that her husband Andy, was suffering from kidney failure, and was only kept alive by dialysis.

In order to be eligible to donate her kidney, Lamb lost twenty pounds and underwent surgery to give her husband one of her own kidneys.

Lamb wants her kidney back after her husband left her to start a new life with another woman, who happens to be her friend.

“If I could, I would take the kidney out and give it to someone else," Lamb said.

"I never wanted her to donate the kidney because it was a big risk, but she insisted and I will always owe her my life,” Andy Lamb, 45, who denies having an affair with his wife's friend, said.

Lamb has now filed for divorce as she wants to move on with her life.

Two jailed after telling woman on Twitter to kill herself

Twitter's Twitter page illustration 
By: Ryan Lee Hall

(Scroll down for video) Watch out what you write on Twitter. Two people are behind bars after they told a woman on Twitter, to kill herself, according to court proceedings in the United Kingdom.

A London court was told that a man and a woman abused a feminist activist on Twitter, including making threats of rape and suggesting that she should kill himself.

Isabella Sorley, 23, and 25-year-old John Nimmo, sent messages to Caroline Criado-Perez after she led a successful campaign to get Jane Austen to appear on a new 10 pound banknote in Britain.

The Westminster Magistrate’s Court sentenced Sorley to 12 weeks imprisonment and Nimmo, who is unemployed, to eight weeks in prison.

They were also ordered to pay 800 pounds ($1,300) each in compensation.

The two pleaded guilty to charges of abuse, saying that they are behind 86 Twitter accounts from which the threatening messages were sent.

Mother kills her 11-month-old baby and blames her 23-month-old child

Emergency room illustration 
By: Eva Fett

A mother is behind bars after being convicted of killing her own baby, according to court proceedings in the United Kingdom.

The woman has been sentenced to life in prison after beating and blinding her 11-month-old son, who later died.

Baby Callum Wilson, of Windsor, suffered from an injured eye, an unsurvivable brain injury, broken bones and bruises, before she died in a hospital.

The mother also took a selfie of her and the injured child, and uploaded the photo to the Internet.

Emma Wilson, 25, initially blamed the baby's injuries on her 23-month-old child.

The mother claimed that her older child constantly pushed and hit Callum.

However, tests confirmed that the 23-month-old child could not have caused such serious injuries.

Toilets being recalled after reports of exploding water tanks

Exploded toilet illustration 
By: Moses Gold

(Scroll down for video) A company announced a large recall after receiving reports that some toilet tanks exploded, according to a statement released by Flushmate.

The Department of Consumer Affairs said that hundreds of thousands of flushing systems are being recalled in the U.S. and Canada, for fear that they might cause an explosion.

There have been at least three reports of the Flushmate systems exploding, resulting in property damage, but so far, no one has been injured.

The units can explode with enough force to lift the lid of the tank and causing the tank to break.

Consumers have been told to stop using the Flushmate system and close the water supply to the unit.

They were also urged to flush the toilet in order to relieve the internal pressure.

Consumers were told to contact Flushmate so they can get a free repair kit.

The recall involves the Series 503 Flushmate III Pressure Assist. 351,000 units were sold in the U.S. and about 9,400 in Canada.

The units, which were sold at Home Depot and Lowe’s, were manufactured between March 2008 and June 2009.

Children’s train seen smashing into vehicle after driver fell asleep on tracks

Moments before the collision 
By: Debbie Gross

(Scroll down for video) Children were left traumatized after their train slammed into a car after the driver fell asleep on the tracks, according to video uploaded to the Internet.

The mini train full of passengers collided with the parked at Hermann Park in Houston, Texas. Police said that the incident is under investigation after several children were left shaken.

One the video, a passenger can be heard shouting “stop” seconds before the amusement park train hit a Honda Accord, which almost toppled over.

Photos of the incident were uploaded to Twitter shortly after it happened, but no injuries were reported.