1 dead and 2 injured after grandfather pulls gun on men trying to gang rape his granddaughter

Jamie Faison (right) Jamar Hawkins (center)
Brandon Stephens 
By: Chan Yuan

A man was killed during a shootout between three intruders and a man who was protecting his granddaughter.

The incident began when three masked men broke into the home of 67-year-old Kenneth Byrd of North Carolina.

The three home invaders allegedly tried to rape his 19-year-old granddaughter. Kenneth and his wife Judy, 65, were held at gunpoint and he was ordered to open their safe.

Byrd managed to grab a gun from his safe and shot the three men. The men returned fire and shot Byrd several times before fleeing in the old man’s Cadillac.

20-year-old Jamie Faison died of the gunshot wounds. His accomplices, Jamar Hawkins, 17, and Brandon Stephens, 28, were hospitalized after suffering from gunshot wounds.

Stephens and Hawkins face a number of charges including robbery and capital murder in the death of Faison.

Byrd was also taken to a hospital and is in critical condition.

Man seen riding on top of car to keep fridge from falling off roof

Daniel Jackson holding his fridge 
By: Tanya Malhotra

A man in New Zealand, was seen riding on top of a car in order to keep his fridge from falling off the roof, according to photos posted on Facebook.

22-year-old Daniel Jackson of West Auckland, said that when he couldn’t find rope to secure the fridge on top of his car, he decided to secure it with his body.

Jackson said that he was unsure who took the photo of the incident, which was posted to Facebook on Saturday. Jackson saw the fridge on the side of a road, and he decided to take it home.

Jackson initially used the fridge for his beer, but he gave it away to a person in need. While some people on Facebook seemed impressed, others commented that Jackson was stupid for risking his life.

“Where is your seat belt?” Andrea Mary Walsh asked.

“People are quite correct in pointing out the flaw. It's a car. People die from it, because of it, and it will kill you if you're being dumb. This is dumb. Glad you all made it home safe and sound. Just get some rope next time,” Kaif Hameed said.

Man sentenced to 20 years prison after raping a man and woman on same night

Louis Thomas 
By: Tanya Malhotra

A man of the United Kingdom, was sentenced to 20 years behind bars after raping two strangers in one night.

35-year-old Louis Thomas, who is unemployed, raped a man and a woman on the same night.

Thomas, who lives in the Lower Rock Gardens, Brighton, approached a homeless woman in her thirties on Sunday night, and asked her to come to his home.

She was with friends, but Thomas persuaded her to come with him, offering her a place to shower and change.

When they arrived at his house, he raped her. When he finally allowed her to leave, Thomas went back out to look for another victim.

He confronted a 21-year-old man from Brighton, who was walking home alone. Thomas followed him before dragging the man into his house while threatening him with a gun.

When he was done, Thomas forced his victim to a nearby ATM to withdraw money. He also stole his phone. The victim immediately went to the police station where he reported what had happened.

Thomas was found guilty of two rapes and robbery.

After the trial at the Hove Crown Court, Judge David Rennie said that Thomas was a “vicious and sadistic individual,” and sentenced him to 20 years prison.

6-year-old girl gets her tongue stuck in plastic cup

By: Feng Qian

A young girl who played with a plastic cup, got her tongue stuck in it, rescue workers in China said.

The Qingdao Fire Department said that the 6-year-old girl had to be rescued by firefighters after her tongue became stuck in the plastic cup.

The incident began when the child was drinking soda from a plastic cup with a plastic lid. The child managed to push her tongue through the small opening, where it became stuck.

After an hour, her tongue began to swell.

The girl was taken to a nearby hospital, but doctors were unable to cut the plastic cover away from the enlarged tongue, so they called the local fire department.

After 20 minutes, firefighters were able to remove the cover.

Police officer seen kicking innocent man in the face and throwing a chair at him (video)

By: Chan Yuan

(Scroll down for video) Two police officers were suspended without pay after one of them was seen on video kicking an innocent man in the face, police in Hawaii said.

Now, the video was released, showing the Honolulu police officer assaulting two innocent people in a game room.

Officer Vince Morre was identified as the officer, who was seen kicking the 25-year-old man in the face. Morre was accompanied by Officer Nelson Tamayori, as they entered the game room to look for a suspect.

The officers went to the back, and when they did not find the man they were looking for, they headed for the door. Officer Tamayori went out the door, but Officer Morre stopped and attacked the two men.

Neither man responded to the officer, but Morre slapped hit, kicked and threw a chair into one of the men. The FBI is investigating the incident on charges of civil rights violations.

The Honolulu Police Chief said that the conduct of the officers were unacceptable. The two officers were suspended without pay.

The 25-year-old victim went to a hospital right after the beating. He had to have staples in his head and suffered a broken bone in his hand.

Man gets stuck in 30-foot tall tree while trying to rescue stranded parrot (video)

Kenny Corley with Chuckles 
By: Feng Qian

(Scroll down for video) A man was desperate to save a parrot after he agreed to care for the animal.

50-year-old Kenny Corley of Florida, was caring for his roommate’s pet parrot named Chuckles, for the past three months.

Chuckles has grown quite fond of the 50-year-old man and it followed him everywhere.

When Corley walked outside, the bird followed him and flew away. It landed on the top of a 30-foot tall tree. Corley went right after the bird.

While he was climbing the tree, the parrot asked “what are you doing? What are you doing?” Corley said. “I said ‘I'm coming for you, what do you think I'm doing.’”

Corley suddenly fell more than 20 feet and was saved as he got stuck on a tree branch. “I was more worried about the bird than me,” Corley said.

Before passing out, Corley was able to call 911 for help. It took over an hour for firefighters to rescue him using a harness.

Luckily, firefighters were able to rescue the parrot as well.

Company produces coffee creamers featuring Adolf Hitler and Benito Mussolini on the covers (video)

By: Wayne Morin

(Scroll down for video) A company in Switzerland, was forced to apologize to its customers after producing coffee creamers, featuring Adolf Hitler and Benito Mussolini on the covers.

A spokesperson for Migros, said that the packets of creamers bearing the faces of the fascist leaders were packed by the Karo-Versand, and shipped to restaurants and cafes.

The spokesperson admitted that the internal controls had failed, and the company plans to increase their controls to prevent similar incidents of occurring in the future.

Karo-Versand officials said that the stickers were part of a larger line designed to resemble classic cigar labels.

A spokesperson for Karo-Versand, said that the creamers were intended for collectors only, and was not meant to be sent to restaurants and cafes.

Migros announced that it will cut ties with Karo-Versand.

“Whether the creamers were meant for collectors or for Migros, it is unacceptable. Hitler has no place in our society,” the spokesperson for Migros said.

Diners at restaurant ask for free food after allowing their boy to urinate at table contaminating their meal (video)

Restaurant table illustration 
By: Mahesh Sarin

(Scroll down for video) A family demanded free food after their boy urinated at a restaurant table, splashing urine on their meal.

The incident unfolded at the Din Tai Fung restaurant, which is located in Taipei, Taiwan.

The family of China, stunned diners by allowing their three-year-old boy urinate into a bottle while they were eating at the table.

The child urinated in the bottle despite the fact that the bathroom was just a few feet away. After urine splashed on the family’s meal, they tried to get it replaced for free, but the request was denied.

The group finally paid for a new meal, but complained about the extra money they had to spend. Some diners left the restaurant in disgust.

A waitress pleaded with the mother, saying that the toilet was available, but she ignored her.

The public relations manager of the restaurant, confirmed that the area was cleaned and disinfected after the family left the restaurant.

Leech lives in young woman’s nose for a month (video)

Daniela Liverani 
By: Tanya Malhotra

(Scroll down for video) A woman of Scotland, checked herself into a hospital after she discovered a leech inside her nose, doctors said.

24-year-old Daniela Liverani was traveling in Southeast Asia, when she began suffering persistent nosebleeds.

Liverani assumed that it was nothing more than a burst blood vessel. Days later, after she returned home to Edinburgh, she saw something sticking out of her right nostril.

She checked herself into the Royal Infirmary, where doctors discovered the leech that had been living in her nose for a month.

Liverani was taken to a treatment room where a nurse and a doctor used a torch, forceps and tweezers to remove the leech. Liverani works as a bartender at The Raeburn, according to her Facebook page.

3 men arrested for buying too many baby diapers

Baby diapers illustration 
By: Feng Qian

Three men were arrested after they were caught buying too many baby diapers, police in Japan said.

The Hyogo Prefectural Police said that they arrested the tree man of China on Wednesday, and they are expected to be deported back to their country.

The incident began when the three men entered the country on work visas. However, their real intention was to buy as many diapers as possible and send them back to buyers in China, in violation of their visas.

According to police, in a span of five days, the men bought 990 packages of diapers produced by Nippon Paper Industries from 267 stores.

In total, the three men managed to hoard more than 40,000 baby diapers. The diapers were stored in a warehouse. They were meant to be shipped to China, and sold for a premium.

Couple kills mother in front of her children after fighting over parking space (video)

By: Chan Yuan

(Scroll down for video) A woman is dead after being stabbed by a couple in front of her children, police in California said.

The Los Angeles Police Department said that a man and a woman have been arrested on charges of murder after they were accused of stabbing the woman to death in front of her children over a parking space at a swap meet.

22-year-old Reggie Cervantes and 19-year-old Brenda Rangel, were charged with murder in the death of 43-year-old Elizabeth Yanez of Santa Fe Springs.

Both were booked into jail, and bail was set at $1 million each.

According to the police investigation, the dispute erupted over the parking spot about 9:30 p.m. on Friday, in the 13900 block of Alondra Boulevard.

One of the victim’s children even offered the couple a different parking space, but that didn’t calm the situation. Yanez was stabbed multiple times in her neck and back.

She was rushed to UC Irvine Medical Center, where she died of her injuries.

Man tells police that Satan told him to smash Ten Commandments monument at Oklahoma Capitol building (video)

Oklahoma Ten Commandments monument 
By: Wayne Morin

(Scroll down for video) A man who was arrested after smashing a Ten Commandments monument outside the Oklahoma Capitol building, told police that Satan told him to do it.

The U.S. Secret Service said that the suspect admitted to driving a car into the monument, smashing it to pieces.

The man was arrested on Friday, after he showed up at a federal building and making derogatory statements about the President Barack Obama.

The man also claimed that Satan ordered him to break the monument. The monument stood 6 feet high before the suspect broke it to pieces.

The Oklahoma Highway Patrol placed the suspect under mental observation.

“The man was taken to a mental hospital and investigators will coordinate with the District Attorney of Oklahoma County on Monday, for possible criminal charges,” a spokesperson for the Highway Patrol said.

Man who was arrested for raping his dog in front of his girlfriend claims he was very gentle with his pet

Jonnie Boggess 
By: Mahesh Sarin

A man was arrested on charges of animal abuse after he allegedly raped his dog, police in West Virginia said.

Kanawha County Police said that they arrested 47-year-old Jonnie Boggess of Miami, after an animal rights group filed a complaint with police on behalf of the dog named Piglet.

Boggess was arrested on Wednesday, and charged with animal cruelty. Boggess admitted to investigators that he had sex with the animal in front of his girlfriend.

Boggess said that he drank alcohol before sleeping with his dog. “I was gentle with Piglet,” the suspect said. "When I was done with it, I patted the dog on its back and said ‘I love you,’" the suspect added.

Boggess said that he thought it was fine to have sex with his dog because it was over 40 pounds. The dog has been removed from the house.

Boggess was booked into jail, and was released after posting $5,000 bail.

Man stabs his nephew for eating too much pork leaving none for his girlfriend (video)

Billy Wall 
By: Tanya Malhotra

(Scroll down for video) A man became extremely angry at his nephew for eating pork chops, police in Florida said.

Fellsmere Police said that they arrested 61-year-old Billy Wall, after he was accused of stabbing his nephew, Charles Williams, during a fight over pork chops.

Wall was discussing the number of pork chops everyone ate during dinner. Wall said that he only received one slice of pork while his nephew ate three.

Wall was concerned that his girlfriend won’t get any pork. The argument escalated and turned physical. The two men were separated when the girlfriend stepped in between them, and Williams left the room.

The two men began to fight again after the nephew grabbed a machete and threatened Wall. Wall said that he grabbed a wooden stick, and a fight ensued over the machete.

Wall told police that he pulled a knife from his pocket and stabbed his nephew. When a police officer arrived at the house, Williams bleeding profusely.

He was taken to a trauma center and underwent surgery. Wall was arrested and charged with aggravated domestic battery.

HIV positive man rapes his 1-year-old niece and impregnates 14-year-old daughter of his girlfriend (video)

David Richard Wilson 
By: Feng Qian

(Scroll down for video) An HIV positive man was arrested on charges of rape after allegedly raping two young family members, police in Texas said.

Houston Police said that 33-year-old David Richard Wilson, who is a registered sex offender, was accused of raping two female relatives, infecting them with HIV and other sexually transmitted diseases.

Wilson is accused of sexually assaulting his niece, who was a little less than 2 years old at the time, and the 14-year-old daughter of his former girlfriend.

In both cases, the victims were infected with HIV and herpes. The 1-year-old child was also diagnosed with chlamydia.

The incident began when the young child was taken to the Texas Medical Center, because of a suspicious growth on her genitals.

Lab tests confirmed that she was suffering from sexually transmitted diseases. Hospital officials told investigators that it was clear that the child had been sexually abused.

Detectives tested the child’s family members and only Wilson was HIV positive. He also told police that he had been treated in the past for chlamydia.

The 14-year-old girl told a social worker that she had been having sex with Wilson and was pregnant. The teenager also tested positive for herpes and HIV.

Wilson is charged with super aggravated sexual assault of a child and sexual assault of a child. He is being held without bond in the Harris County Jail.

Man falls into septic tank full of human waste after wife orders him to come home quickly

Chi Fang being rescued 
By: Chan Yuan

A man was enjoying his time out with his friends when his wife ordered him to come home.

The man who had been drinking with friends at a bar in China, agreed to his wife’s demand, left his friends behind and went home alone.

42-year-old Chi Fang decided to take a shortcut via a bridge at a sewage plant in an attempt to save time and get home to his wife quickly.

However, as he made his way through the narrow platform, he had to vomit. Fang leaned too far over the railing and fell headfirst into a container filled with human feces.

A passerby saw him and called the police. Rescue workers worked hard to locate him as he was covered in feces, but were eventually able to pull Fang to safety.

Sisters leading police on high-speed chase mock police officers on Facebook

Laura and Amy Humpage 
By: Wayne Morin

Two sisters acted badly while they led police on a high-speed chase in their BMW.

Laura and Amy Humpage of England, got off with a slap on the wrist as they were sentenced to probation.

After escaping a prison term, Laura reportedly posted: “Hate me? I’m still going to do my thing and I hope it annoys you even more.”

Laura, 27, and Amy, 25, both of Castle Vale, Birmingham, were given suspended sentences and they were banned from driving.

On the day of her sentencing hearing, Laura stuck out her tongue as she and Amy posed for selfies, which also appeared on her Facebook page.

The sisters who do not have a driver’s licenses, swapped her seat during the high-speed chase, drove on the wrong side of the road, ran three red lights and hit a brick wall in a bid to outrun police officers, who attempted to pull them over.

When they finally stopped, the sisters asked the officers for a cigarette.

Laura, who has a one-year-old son, pleaded guilty to dangerous driving, and driving without a license and insurance.

She was handed a 12-month suspended sentence and probation.

Her younger sister admitted to careless driving, failing to provide a specimen and having no license. She was given a two-month suspended sentence and was ordered to pay a fine of 250 pounds ($402).

Highway patrol officers steal nude photos of women to share with colleagues as ‘game’

California Highway Patrol car illustration 
By: Mahesh Sarin

(Scroll down for video) In a shocking case of misusing his power, a Highway Patrol officer admitted to stealing nude photos of women.

Officer Sean Harrington, 35, of California, admitted to sharing the photos with his colleagues at the Dublin Police Department.

Investigators said that Harrington admitted to stealing photos from the cell phones of women he arrested for drunk driving, and sending the photos to his colleagues.

However, he insisted that it was a “game,” which he learned while working at a police department in Los Angeles.

Harrington, who has been working for the California Highway Patrol for the past five years, has been assigned to administrative duties pending the outcome of the investigation.

An investigation began when a 23-year-old woman who was arrested for driving while intoxicated, discovered that her nude photos had been sent from her phone to an unknown number.

The drunk driving charges against the woman has been dismissed in light of the investigation against Harrington who arrested her.

An investigator with the Contra Costa District Attorney’s Office said that the officer’s behavior amounts to felony computer theft.

Good-looking wife and mother of 2 girls arrested for having relationship with eighth grader

Kristen Goodwin Roush with her family 
By: Tanya Malhotra

(Scroll down for video) A married woman and mother of two girls was arrested for having an ongoing relationship with an eighth-grade boy.

34-year-old Kristen Goodwin Roush of California, seemed to have it all, a husband of 10 years, two daughters and a good job as a teacher.

Roush managed a blog, where she wrote about her life as a wife, mother and teacher. She posted photos of herself with her family and students.

Although the photos with her students seemed innocent, Roush of Aliso Viejo, had a relationship with one of her male students, according to the Orange County Sheriff’s Department.

She was arrested at her home for lewd and lascivious acts with a child.

Roush taught English at La Paz Intermediate School,
when investigators were contacted by the student's parents about what they perceived as an inappropriate relationship between her son and Roush.

Detectives conducted an investigation over several months. Witnesses were interviewed and evidence was obtained from the cell phones of the teacher and her victim.

Roush is being held at the Orange County Jail. Her bail was set at $50,000.

Sugar daddy hoping for double fun with 17-year-old twins gets tied up and robbed by the girls

Elderly man dating twins illustration 
By: Wayne Morin

(Scroll down for video) Twin sisters were arrested after going out on a date with an 85-year-old man.

The 17-year-old twin sisters of New York, were indicted on charges of kidnapping, robbery, burglary, larceny and assault after tying up the elderly man and robbing him.

Paul Aronson, a retired executive, met Shalaine Foster on a sugar daddy website and arranged a date to wine and dine her.

Foster offered to bring along her twin sister Shaina, for double the fun and Aronson agreed. After their night out, Aronson took the twins back to his apartment in Manhattan.

After plying the Foster twins with alcohol, they grabbed a zip tie and tied up Aronson. They took $470 in cash along with his credit cards.

The girls went on a shopping spree, and used the money to buy clothes and makeup.

20 hours later, a friend came to check up on Aronson and found the 85-year-old man with his hands tied behind his back.

The Foster twins, who both have criminal records, were ordered held without bail at a Manhattan Criminal Court.