Graffiti comparing Jews to Nazis over Israel’s war in Gaza discovered on Illinois sidewalk

The anti-Semitic graffiti 
By: Aarav Sen

(Scroll down for video) The Jewish community in Illinois, is concerned after finding anti-Semitic graffiti on a sidewalk.

The Carbondale Police Department said that it is investigating the graffiti found on the sidewalk last week.

Neighbors discovered the graffiti and called it "anti-Semitic." The graffiti was written with chalk.

Yochi Scheiman said that she never could have predicted stumbling into such hatred while walking with her two children along Elm Street.

She took a picture of the chalk graffiti and it was reported to the police. Police have interviewed several people about the graffiti, but so far, no arrests have been made.

A representative of the Jewish student organization SIU was notified of the incident in order to raise awareness about the crime.

Hasidic rabbi of Israel beaten in an anti-Semitic attack while shopping at mall in Australia

The rabbi and his assistant 
By: Aarav Sen

A Hasidic rabbi of Israel, was attacked by a group of anti-Semites while shopping at a mall in Australia, police said.

The incident unfolded on Monday afternoon, at the Morley Galleria.

The Stropkover rabbi, Avraham Shalom Yissachar Dov Lifshitz-Halberstam, who is vacationing in Perth, and his 21-year-old assistant was attacked a group of six teenagers. Danny Mayer said that he rushed to the aid of the rabbi and his assistant when he noticed them being attacked.

“They yelled f*** off, and you murder babies in Gaza.” Mayer said. “It is very alarming. Obviously, this is not something you would expect in a suburban shopping center,” he added.

Mayer said that he reported the incident to the police and the management of the shopping center. A spokesperson for the shopping center said that security was aware of the incident, but could not locate the suspects.

Muslim man arrested for masterminding the abduction and killing of 3 yeshiva students

Gil-Ad Shaar, Naftali Frankel, and Eyal Yifrach 
By: Hydar Tomar

A Muslim man was arrested on charges of kidnapping and murder after allegedly masterminding the killing of three yeshiva students, Israel Police said.

40-year-old Hussam Qawasmeh of Hebron, was arrested in connection with the killing of three Israelis, Gil-Ad Shaar, Naftali Frankel and Eyal Yifrach, who were reported missing and found dead several days later.

Qawasma told police during questioning that he had helped organize the kidnappings and he got the money for the task from Hamas.

He also admitted to having purchased weapons and giving them to the other two men suspected of having carried out the attack.

The two other suspects are still at large. Qawasma is said to have admitted to helping bury the teens on land he purchased a few months earlier.

Qawasmeh was arrested while trying to flee to Jordan, police said.

Hassidic rabbi assaulted in anti-Semitic attack in Sweden

Rabbi Shneur Kesselman 
By: Sanvi Rizvi

A Hassidic rabbi was assaulted in an unprovoked attack, police in Sweden said.

Malmo Jewish Community Rabbi Shneur Kesselman, was attacked on Saturday night.

The rabbi was on his way home from synagogue at 9:00 p.m., when the attack occurred. He was accompanied by Hugo Klein, a member of his congregation.

Klein told police that a glass bottle was thrown at them, which crushed against the wall behind them. It was thrown from a car with several men, who shouted ‘f*** Jews,” said Klein.

“We are not safe on the streets anymore,” Klein added. Rabbi Kesselman said: “It is terrible. There is no other word. It's a shame.”

The rabbi also said that people feel threatened because they are Jews. “There are people who hate Jews,” he added. However, the rabbi feels that ordinary citizens are supportive of the Jewish community.

Police are looking for the suspects, but so far, no arrests have been made.

White supremacist looking to murder Jews gets 4 life sentences in prison

David "Joey" Pedersen and Holly Ann Grigsby 
By: Anika Rao

(Scroll down for video) A white supremacist who was looking to murder Jews, was sentenced to four life terms in prison, prosecutors in Oregon said.

Senior District Judge Ancer Haggerty, sentence 34-year-old David "Joey" Pedersen to two life sentences in prison without parole for the murders and carjacking of 19-year-old Cody Faye Myers, and 53-year-old Reginald Alan Clark.

Pedersen will serve the two terms concurrently with two additional life terms in prison he received in Washington, for the murder of his father, David "Red" Pedersen, and his stepmother, Leslie "DeeDee" Pedersen.

Pedersen and his girlfriend Holly Ann Grigsby, killed, stole cars and used credit cards to finance their plan to destroy Jewish organizations.

Grigsby was sentenced to life imprisonment last month.

At sentencing, Pedersen said: “I can only laugh with sarcasm that I sit here being convicted of crimes that the United States government has accused me.”

He also criticized the government's support of Israel, the use of drones and civilian deaths in Iraq. Pedersen defended his actions, saying that he regretted he did not make more progress in his revolution.

Swastikas etched into car owned by Queens Orthodox Jewish man

Scene of the incident 
By: Devansh Dutt

An Orthodox Jewish man of Queens, is angry after anti-Semitic vandals etched swastikas into his car, police in New York said.

Queens Police said that two swastikas were etched into the door of the parked car at 13-19 Caffrey Avenue on Monday afternoon.

The 31-year-old victim called police after discovering the vandalism.

The New York Police Department responded to the scene and searched the area for video surveillance cameras, but they did not find any clues.

However, police said that the motive for the vandalism was anti-Semitic, as religious items and scrolls were left on the windshield of the car.

Mayor in Hungary seen on video hanging effigy of Israeli prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu in public ceremony

Hanged effigies of Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu
and former Israeli president Shimon Peres 
By: Aarav Sen

(Scroll down for video) A mayor in Hungary, incited hatred to Jews, by hanging an effigy of Israeli prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu in a public ceremony, a video uploaded to the Internet showed.

Erpatak Mayor Mihaly Zoltan Orosz, held the hanging ceremony of Netanyahu and former president of Israel Shimon Peres, to protest the war in Gaza.

Orosz, who has been mayor since 2005, said on Monday that the Jewish terrorist state is trying to destroy the Palestinians, and said that he opposes the efforts of Freemason Jews to rule the world.

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs condemned the actions of the mayor, saying that he was using the innocent victims of war to spread hate propaganda.

A video of the event published on YouTube, shows an executioner with a black hood over his face kicking chairs below effigies of Netanyahu and Peres.

After the mock hanging of the two Israeli leaders the crowd played music and applauded.

Montreal Jewish community concerned about terror attacks after theft of shtreimels and Hasidic Shabbat clothes

Shtreimel illustration 
By: Hydar Tomar

The Montreal Jewish community is concerned after thieves stole several shtreimels and Hasidic Shabbat clothes, bill613.com reported.

Jewish community leaders in Montreal, Canada, are asking members to be on the lookout for two non-Jews dressed as Hasidim.

On Friday night, a family of five people including a baby, were sleeping at home in Outremont, when thieves entered the house and made off with the traditional Hasidic attire.

The thieves did not touch other valuables and nobody was injured. Police are searching for the suspects, but so far, no arrests have been made.

Meanwhile, Hasidim fear that the thieves may carry out a terror attack on Shabbat, when Hasidic men were shtreimels and long black coats.

Rabbis in Montreal, ruled that if someone sees a suspicious person wearing Hasidic garb they should immediately call police and not fear about desecrating the Sabbath.

Muslim man stabs gas station security guard at the entrance of Ma’aleh Adumim

Scene of the incident 
By: Anika Rao

A security guard of a gas station at the entrance of Ma’aleh Adumim, was stabbed in an unprovoked attack, Israel Police said.

The Jerusalem Police Department said that the incident occurred around 12:00 p.m., when the terrorist pulled a knife and attacked the 60-year-old security guard, who managed to shoot the stabber despite his injury.

However, the suspect managed to flee in the direction of a nearby village.

Magen David Adom paramedics who arrived at the scene, treated the security guard who suffered from a stab wound to the torso.

The security guard was transported to Hadassah Medical Center for further treatment. Police are searching for the attacker, and so far, no arrests have been made.

All the important numbers of Operation Protective Edge

Operation Protective Edge by the numbers 
By: Devansh Dutt

The spokesperson for the Israel Defense Forces has released all the important numbers for Operation Protective Edge, the IDF Blog reported.

The IDF initiated Operation Protective Edge to put an end to the terror attacks emanating from Gaza.

In the three weeks leading up to July 8, terrorists fired 250 rockets capable of reaching Israel’s largest population centers and endangering 3.5 million Israeli lives.

More than half a million Israelis had less than 60 seconds to find shelter after hearing a rocket siren. Tens of thousands had only 15 seconds.

The Rocket Threat

The IDF initiated Operation Protective Edge in response to incessant, indiscriminate rocket fire from Gaza directed at Israeli civilians.

Between July 8 and August 6:

Terrorists in Gaza fired 3,360 rockets at Israel.
2,303 rockets hit Israel.
115 rockets hit populated areas in Israel.
584 rockets were intercepted by Iron Dome.
119 rocket launches failed.
475 rockets landed within the Gaza Strip.

Before the operation, IDF intelligence assessed that terrorists in Gaza held approximately 10,000 rockets. One third of these rockets were fired at Israel, and an additional third were destroyed by IDF forces.

The Tunnel Threat

On July 17, IDF ground troops were moved into Gaza to locate and destroy the underground tunnel network used by Hamas to infiltrate and attack Israel.

Between July 17 and August 5:

IDF forces neutralized 32 terror tunnels.
14 of these tunnels crossed into Israel.
2 tunnels had access points located 300 to 500 meters from Israel.

Hamas exploited civilian infrastructure

Hamas abuses the civilians and civilian infrastructure of Gaza for terrorist purposes. These abuses constitute severe violations of international law.

Between July 8 and August 5:

Terrorists fired 597 rockets from civilian facilities in Gaza.
Approximately 260 rockets were fired from schools.
Approximately 160 rockets were fired from religious sites, including mosques.
Approximately 127 rockets were fired from cemeteries.
Approximately 50 rockets were fired from hospitals.
IDF struck terror sites throughout Gaza

A primary objective of Operation Protective Edge was to strike a heavy blow to the military capabilities of Hamas and other terrorist organizations in Gaza, and thus eliminate the threats to Israel’s national security.

Between July 8 and August 5, IDF aerial, naval and ground forces struck 4,762 terror sites across the Gaza Strip, including:

1,678 rocket launching facilities.
977 command and control centers.
237 military administration facilities.
191 weapons storage and manufacturing facilities.
144 training and military compounds.
1,535 additional terror sites.

From July 8 to August 5, the IDF targeted terrorists in Gaza responsible for the planning and execution of attacks on Israeli soldiers and civilians.

IDF forces targeted at least 253 Hamas terrorists.
At least 147 Palestinian Islamic Jihad terrorists.
At least 65 terrorists of various smaller organizations.
At least 603 terrorists of unknown affiliation.
In addition, 159 terrorist suspects have been questioned by Israeli security forces.

IDF transferred supplies into Gaza

Despite Hamas’ incessant attacks, including on the Kerem Shalom border crossing, the IDF continued to transfer thousands of supply trucks into Gaza during Operation Protective Edge.

From July 8 to August 5:

The IDF transferred 1,856 trucks carrying 40,550 tons of supplies into Gaza.
37,178 tons of foods.
1,694 tons humanitarian goods.
1,029 tons of medicine and medical supplies.

Operation Protective Edge succeeded in striking a heavy blow to terrorists in Gaza. Hamas’ underground terror network was knocked out, and quiet has been restored to southern Israel. All of Israel is now safer.

Teacher arrested after sending nude photos of herself to student 40 years her junior

Couple illustration 
By: Hydar Tomar

(Scroll down for video) A married woman was arrested after she sent nude photos of herself to a young student.

58-year-old Elaine McKay of England, who worked as a teaching assistant, was accused of having sex with the student.

The student is 42 years younger than her.

McKay, who was married three times, allegedly exposed herself to the 15-year-old boy during a video chat. She also sent compromising pictures of herself to the underage boy.

McKay is accused of having sex with the boy in his parents’ house. The illicit relationship ended when her victim - who cannot be named for legal reasons - allowed a friend to use his phone.

After the friend discovered the topless photos of their teacher, the victim allegedly allowed his friends to view McKay performing a sexual act on herself via webcam.

Rumors quickly began circulating in the Clacton Coastal Academy in Essex, and the victim’s parents called police.

Police arrested the mother of two children, who are both in their 20s. She also has two grandchildren.
Prosecutor Richard Scott said that the defendant had breached her duty to ensure the safety and welfare of all children.

“It was consensual sex. The problem was that the boy was under 16 years old at the time, while she was in her late 50s,” he said.

The age of consent is 16 years old.

Man has surgery to look like and work as Michael Jackson impersonator

Antonio Gleidson Rodrigues 
By: Sanvi Rizvi

(Scroll down for video) Girls were seen on video going wild when they saw a man dressed as Michael Jackson while imitating his famous dance moves.

The man became obsessed with Michael Jackson, and decided to enhance his looks after students told him he looked like the King Of Pop.

32-year-old Antonio Gleidson Rodrigues of Brazil, had surgeries and other procedures to look like his idol Jackson.

Rodrigues, a former drama teacher, also had surgery to correct his nasal septum so he can sing high notes. He closed gaps in his teeth and had Jackson’s shape eyebrows tattooed on himself, among other things.

Now, he dresses like Jackson and performs as a Michael Jackson. Rodrigues does not imply that he is a good as Jackson. However, he feels that he is a great tribute to his idol.

Mother jailed after having sex with her 12-year-old son while her partner watched

Bedroom illustration 
By: Anika Rao

A mother admitted to a horrific and shocking crime.

She told investigators that she had sex with her own son.

Now, the mother of England, was jailed and her boys were removed from her care.

The 39-year-old mother had sex with her 12-year-old son while her partner watched through a webcam. The mother wore headphones while her partner who was abroad, instructed her what to do to the child.

The boy told police that he was able to hear his mother being told what to do as she gave him “sex lessons.”

The crime came to light when the woman spoke to domestic violence workers about the abuse that she was suffering from her partner.

During their discussion, the mother admitted to sexually abusing her two older children under the direction of her partner.

The woman, who cannot be named to protect her sons, was sentenced to three years and three months in jail.

Judge Michael Longman of the Bristol Crown Court told the mother: “Your behavior towards your son was against human instincts and basic decency.”

The woman said that the abuse began after she met the man, who was clearly controlling and overbearing.
However, the woman had sex with her son even after the man left the area and was no longer a threat to her.

The abusive partner is still abroad and police are working with the authorities of that country to bring him to justice. Judge Longman also ordered the mother to register as a sex offender for life.

Couple reunites 70 years after his family forced them to break up

The couple reuniting 
By: Devansh Dutt

(Scroll down for video) A man was overjoyed when he reunited with his first love.

90-year-old Pan Zhishan of China, is a happy man after he reunited with the love of his life.

Zhishan was a young soldier when he fell in love and married Zhang Suiyu. However, they were torn apart amid the chaos of war 70 years ago.

Back home, Zhishan’s parents forced him to marry another woman, whom they had chosen for him. However, he never gave up hope that he would see his first love once again.

Now, seven decades later, with the help of social media, the couple was reunited. 88-year-old Zhang Suiyu, was also ecstatic to reunite with her first husband.

Zhishan married his second wife and had three children, “but I never forgot my first love,” he said.

Some years later, Suiyu sent him a photo of herself and their son. Zhishan said that he was shocked as he did not know Suiyu was pregnant when he left.

“I always kept the photos with me wherever I went,” he said.

Zhishan finally decided that he has to reunite with his first love and meet their son. He left his family and went to look for his wife.

“Her village was gone, and all the people had left years ago. It was one frustrating trip after another, and I thought I was too late,” he said.

However, last weekend, his lifelong dream came true as the couple reunited after an Internet campaign to help the man.

“I cannot believe we're together again,” Zhishan said. “Now I have everything I ever wanted in life. The last wish of my life is fulfilled.”

Men forcefully circumcised after their wives complain about their poor performance in bed

Couple in bed illustration 
By: Hydar Tomar

(Scroll down for video) Men were ambushed and circumcised after their wives complained about the lack of pleasure from their uncircumcised privates parts.

A dozen men were captured, stripped and were forced to undergo circumcision in Kenya.

The 12 men, who are from different communities such as Luo, Turkana, Iteso and Luhyia, were kidnapped by a group of men and circumcised as part of a ceremony after their wives revealed that they were not circumcised.

Even though it was done against the will of the men, their wives were happy with the procedure because they believe it makes the men cleaner and help them perform better during sex.

The 12 men were given money by strangers so they can look for medical treatment to heal faster.

About 50 men have now reportedly asked police for help to protect them from the forced circumcision procedure.

Google searches customer emails for child porn images and hands them over to law enforcement agencies (video)

John Henry Skillern 
By: Aarav Sen

(Scroll down for video) Google announced that it searches its customers’ email accounts for child porn images and hands them over to relevant law enforcement agencies.

A man of Texas, discovered the hard way that Google is legally required to scan emails for suspected child porn images after being arrested.

The company had notified the police about the presence of child pornography in his Gmail account.

41-year-old John Henry Skillern of Houston, was arrested for possession and promotion of child pornography on Thursday, after Google notified the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children about the images.

Google detected the explicit images of a young girl in an email that was sent to a friend, police said. Skillern has a history of child abuse.

He is a registered sex offender after being convicted of sexually assaulting an 8-year-old girl. Google is required to hand over child porn images to the police.

The law requires providers of electronic communications services and providers of remote computing services to be on the lookout for child abuse images.

It requires that companies like Google to report any violations that involve child pornography to the CyberTipline of the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children.

The companies must provide contact information for the person involved and any child pornography images that they found.

Man arrested after being seen masturbating at his window while watching adult website

Dustin Hills 
By: Devansh Dutt

A man was arrested after he was seen masturbating in front of a window.

A woman told officers that she saw the man masturbating two times near the window of his apartment.
In an apparent attempt to explain why he was seen pleasuring himself, 35-year-old Dustin Hills of Iowa, allegedly told officers that the indecent exposure was an accident.

He went on to explain that he was on an adult website at the time of the incident, and that he had not meant to expose himself to the public.

Despite this explanation, Hills was arrested and booked into the Johnson County Jail.

The woman told police that on two occasions when she was in a parking lot, she realized that the man exposed himself and was masturbating while standing in front of his apartment window.

“The man hid when I yelled at him,” she said.

Man sentenced to life in prison for sexually abusing two girls after befriending them on Facebook

Jonathan Kuhlman 
By: Aarav Sen

(Scroll down for video) A man was sentenced to life in prison for taking advantage of girls after befriending them on Facebook.

42-year-old Jonathan Kuhlman of Kennewick, Washington, was found guilty of sex crimes and was sentenced to a minimum of 20 years to life in prison.

Kuhlman was accused of sexually abusing two girls of the Kiona-Benton City High School, after befriending them through Facebook, and supplying them with marijuana.

Before sentencing, Kuhlman asked the judge for leniency for the sake of his parents, his wife and children, including a daughter who is only 19 months old.

He maintained his innocence and was devastated that
“the truth” did not come out in court.

A jury in the Benton County Superior Court, took about two hours to find Kuhlman guilty of the charges.

He was convicted of second-degree rape, communicating with a minor for immoral purposes and two counts of distribution of marijuana to a person under 18 years old. All charges were felonies.

Below is a video that was released at the time of his arrest.

Woman allows store clerk to take photo of her with stolen credit card

The suspect posing with the stolen card 
By: Aarav Sen

A Florida woman was seen posing for a photo with a stolen credit card.

Now, police have released the photo in hopes of catching the brazen thief.

A woman was about to pay for goods, but when she presented the credit card without being able to present an ID, the store clerk became suspicious.

According to police, when the suspect tried to pay for more than $400 worth of items at a beauty shop in Ocala, the 21-year-old store employee, asked for a valid state identification.

The customer explained that she did not have government ID, but provided a picture of herself with the name that was seen on the credit card.

However, the worker at the beauty supply store was not comfortable with the transaction and asked the customer to allow her to take a photo of her holding the card, according to the Ocala Police Department.

When the woman agreed to have her picture taken with the credit card, the store clerk finalized the purchase and charged the card.

Two sales totaling more than $430 were processed at the beauty shop. The credit card was stolen last month from a 74-year-old woman while shopping at Walmart.

The victim contacted police after noticing fraudulent transactions on her credit card account.

Police have asked the public's help to identify the suspect from the photo.

Teacher reports rape to police after noticing blood on her 7-year-old student’s pants

Sad girl illustration 
By: Hydar Tomar

A child rapist was taken off the street thanks to an alert teacher who noticed blood on her student’s pants, police in Nigeria said.

Delta State Police said that they arrested 24-year-old Matthew Edide, after being accused of raping the 7-year-old girl.

According to the police investigation, the suspect sent the victim to buy an item at a store. When she returned, he forced her into his home located on Adeleye Street, and raped her.

The suspect threatened to kill his victim if she told anyone what had happened. The next day, the teacher of the 7-year-old girl noticed some blood on the girl’s pants, and she immediately called police.

The suspect was brought before the Lagos Magistrate's Court for a bail hearing where he pleaded not guilty. The suspect was released from jail after posting N500,000 ($3,107) bail.

28-year-old man kills his girlfriend in hotel room after she refused his marriage proposal

Rafael Effiong and Gift Sunday 
By: Sanvi Rizvi

A young woman is dead after refusing her boyfriend's marriage proposal, police in Nigeria said.

The Lagos State Police said that they arrested 28-year-old Rafael Effiong on Thursday, after being accused of killing his lover, 26-year-old Gift Sunday, at a hotel because she refused his marriage proposal.

According to relatives of the victim, Sunday met Effiong last year, and the two were living together. Effiong proposed to marry the victim several times, but she rejected him, saying that he was a difficult man.

During questioning, Effiong told investigators that he killed the victim because she refused to marry him.

Sunday was stabbed in the arm and chest with a pair of scissors on Monday, after the two checked in to a hotel on Yusuf Eleran Street.

Effiong is also accused of assaulting Sunday last month. Hotel guests broke down the door of Sunday’s room and found her in a pool of blood.

They held down the suspect until police arrived. Sunday was taken to a nearby hospital where she was pronounced dead.

Teen rapes 25-year-old woman while threatening to kill her 2-month-old child

Baby’s hand illustration 
By: Anika Rao

A young mother was raped by a cruel teen, who threatened to kill her 2-month-old child, police in Nigeria said.

The Edo State Police said that they arrested 19-year-old Peter on Thursday, after being accused of raping the 25-year-old woman of Agenebode.

According to the police investigation, the suspect broke into the home of the victim and threatened to kill her baby if she refused to comply with his demands.

When the suspect left the house she called police. The woman told police that Peter snatched her baby and held him upside down.

She begged him to leave the baby alone. He agreed only if she has sex with him. The woman had no choice and slept with Peter.

Peter confessed to the crime.

Drunk man falls into river while masturbating on top of cliff

Ernest Michael Kirk 
By: Devansh Dutt

A drunk man fell over a cliff and into a river while masturbating, police in Oregon said.

The Oregon City Police Department said that they arrested 31-year-old Ernest Michael Kirk on Monday, on felony charges of public lewdness and harassment after he was seen masturbating in Clackamette Park.

The incident unfolded on Saturday about 2:17 p.m., when the police received a call of a naked man masturbating in public view on the cliff edge of the Willamette River.

Officers located Kirk, who was wanted on a parole violation.

Police officers saw Kirk naked and sitting on the edge of the cliff about 75 feet below.

He was within a few feet of water, and appeared to be under the influence of a controlled substance.

Kirk continued to masturbate in front of police officers on the scene for several minutes.

Police used a boat to reach Kirk, after he fell into the river. Kirk was taken to a Portland area hospital for a medical evaluation. When Kirk was released from the hospital, he was arrested.

Mayor sentenced for robbing ice cream vendor to fuel his gambling addiction

Andrew Williams 
By: Aarav Sen

A mayor in the United Kingdom, was charged and convicted of stealing cash from an ice cream vendor in order to fuel his gambling addiction, prosecutors said.

44-year-old Andrew Williams of Ripon, was ordered to do unpaid work.

A judge said that Williams brought disgrace to his office, and said that the most appropriate sentence was that Williams worked in the community that he deprived.

Police said that Williams wore his official chain when he accepted £220 ($371) from the ice cream vendor as a percentage of revenue earned at a public event.

Instead of handing over the cash to the local treasury, Williams pocketed the funds. Williams was convicted by a jury at the York Crown Court, on charges of fraud.

He was ordered to perform 200 hours of unpaid work in 12 months. The crime came to light when a committee overseeing revenue realized that the money was missing.

Williams was found to have a huge gambling problem.

Man charged with murder for fatally stabbing thief who stole his son’s iPhone and stabbed him in the eye

IPhone illustration 
By: Hydar Tomar

A man used an iPhone app to track down a man who stole his son’s phone.

When he caught up with the thief, the thief stabbed him in the eye and in response, the man stabbed him to death.

Now, prosecutors in the United Kingdom, have charged the man with murder. 38-year-old Derek Grant, confronted 29-year-old Patrick Bradley after he held up his son Jordan in Greenock.

The High Court in Glasgow heard that Bradley stabbed Grant in the eye. In response, Grant stabbed Bradley in the chest. He was originally charged with murder, but now, he pleaded guilty to a lesser charge of manslaughter.

The court heard how Jordan Grant was returning to his home in Greenock, when he was confronted by Bradley, who had a significant history of violence.

He ordered the student to hand over his iPhone, which he did. Jordan went home and told his father about the theft. Grant used a mobile application to track the stolen phone to a nearby location.

Grant left his home with Jordan and his two younger sons, Lee, 17, and 16-year-old Jamie. They saw Bradley, and Grant ordered him to hand over the stolen phone.

Bradley criticized Grant and stabbed him in the eye before Grant repeatedly hit him with the knife. Bradley suffered a cardiac arrest and died after the incident.

Grant was left blind in one eye. The three sons of Grant also face murder charges.

Teen arrested after being seen swinging dog by its leash (video)

Alfie Loft swinging dog 
By: Sanvi Rizvi

(Scroll down for video) A teen was arrested on charges of animal cruelty after being seen swinging a dog by its leash while taking it for a walk, police in the United Kingdom said.

19-year-old Alfie Loft of Hatfield was charged with causing unnecessary suffering to animals after a video posted on Facebook showed him swinging the dog over his head.

Loft was charged on Sunday by police in Hertfordshire, and subsequently was remanded into custody. The video was captured by a bystander in Stevenage, Hertfordshire.

The video shows Loft lifting the dog off the ground and then repeatedly rotating it in circles over his head. He was accompanied by three other men, one of whom was also walking a dog.

In a statement Hertfordshire Police said: "Alfie Loft, 19, of Hatfield was charged today and has been remanded into custody. He will appear before Hatfield Magistrates' Court on Monday. Hertfordshire Police would like to reaffirm that the dog owner was not involved in this incident."

According to police, the pet owner trusted Loft to walk his dog, but had no idea what had happened to the Chihuahua until the video appeared on Facebook.

It is believed that the dog suffered no injuries, and is now safely at home with its owner.




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