2 lovers found dead at their apartment days before their wedding

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By: Tanya Malhotra

Two lovers who were set to get married in several days, were found dead by the owner of the apartment complex in which they were renting an apartment, police in Nigeria said.

Delta State Police said that the Udogi Eguke and Ese, were found dead under mysterious circumstances inside their apartment located on Makolomi Street.

The owner of the apartment, Chief Alfred Onavwa, said that a concerned neighbor called him to check on the couple after not seeing them for several days.

Onavwa approached the couple’s door and called Eguke’s mobile phone. Onavwa heard the phone ringing inside the apartment, but his tenant did not answer it.

Onavwa also realized that a bad odor is coming out from the apartment. That is when he called the police, who arrived at the scene and broke down the door.

The couple was found dead on the living room floor of the apartment. Police are investigating the case as a double murder. So far, no arrests have been made.

The couple was scheduled to get married in just 14 days.

Thieves steal cash from ATM at police station as officers sleep on the job

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By: Feng Qian

A group of brazen thieves made off with a large sum of cash after raiding an ATM at a police station, police in India said.

New Delhi Police said that the thieves also broke into a tea shop, which is located inside the station and fled with around 5,000 rupees ($81).

The incident unfolded early on Monday morning, when most of the staff members were in a state of deep sleep.

Later that morning, an officer who tried to withdraw some cash from the machine, realized that the ATM was burglarized overnight.

The police station was shut down while investigators were going over evidence. Police said that it is possible that the thieves had an accomplice inside the station.

They are examining surveillance camera footage to identify the suspects, but so far, no arrests have been made.

Man holds knife to throat of 15-month-old girl while stealing cash and jewelry

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By: Chan Yuan

A man was arrested on charges of theft after allegedly holding a knife to a little child while stealing cash and jewelry, police in the United Kingdom said.

London Police said that about 5:00 p.m. on Friday, the suspect approached the home of a 31-year-old woman, which is located on Harlington Road, Uxbridge, and knocked on the door.

The suspect was wearing a reflector around his neck and a high-visibility jacket, which made the victim believe that he was a genuine meter reader.

The victim opened the door and accompanied the suspect to the meters. As the victim went into the kitchen, she heard her 15-month-old daughter scream.

She turned around and saw the suspect holding a knife to her daughter.

The suspect said to the victim: "Where is the gold?" The suspect bound the mother's wrists and ankles, and put her and her daughter in the bathroom.

He was then joined by a female accomplice and they began to search the house, eventually making off with jewelry. The mother and daughter were found by neighbors about 50 minutes later, and police were called.

Police and the London Ambulance Service arrived at the scene, and the mother and daughter were checked by paramedics.

The male suspect was described as white, in his early 30s and approximately 5 feet 10 inches tall. He had a goatee beard and a neck tattoo, and spoke with a local London accent.

There was no description of the female accomplice, who was heard but not seen by the victim.

British man pays children in the Philippines to perform sex acts on the Internet

Simeon Osen 
By: Wayne Morin

A man was arrested, charged and convicted of committing sex crimes against children after paying kids to perform sex acts on the Internet, prosecutors in the United Kingdom said.

Now, 53-year-old Simeon Osen of Chigwell, was sentenced to five years in prison.

According to the Metropolitan Police Service, the former company director paid and directed children in the Philippines to perform sex acts over the Internet.

Osen of Forest Lane, pleaded guilty to 20 offenses at the Harrow Crown Court on Friday. He has been ordered to appear on the Sex Offenders Register for life and has been given a Sexual Offenses Prevention Order.

The Met's Child Abuse, Exploitation and Sexual Abuse Command, began investigating Osen following an allegation that he abused a 13-year-old girl.

During the course of the investigation, Osen's personal computers were examined and a cache of images and movies of an indecent nature were found.

One computer seized from his work premises in Harlow, revealed over 41,000 messages of online video chat with people in Manila, Philippines, during which Osen was directing the abuse of children as young as ten years old.

His computer contained screenshots of young girls.

Osen made 69 payments at a cost of £5,880.99 ($9,180) to six people in the Philippines, believed to be involved in child sexual exploitation.

Osen was convicted of 14 counts of arranging or facilitating commission of a child sex offense, 5 counts of making indecent photographs of a child and 1 count of attempting to arrange or facilitate commission of a child sex offense.

Police officer arrested for holding couple at gunpoint while they were having sex

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By: Wayne Morin

A police officer of California, was arrested for breaking into a home and holding a couple at gunpoint in their bedroom.

The King City police officer was arrested over the weekend, after he broke into the home of his former girlfriend about 11:30 p.m.

David Jose Hernandez, 33, broke into his former girlfriend's house on the 600 block of Oates Avenue, Monterey County Sheriff's deputies said.

He then went into her bedroom where he found her having sex with her new boyfriend. The officer pointed a gun and threatened the couple.

Hernandez was armed with a semi-automatic weapon and did not let the couple leave for about 15 minutes, deputies said.

Hernandez finally gave up and left. He was arrested on charges of false imprisonment, displaying a firearm and burglary.

Hernandez has been a police officer in King City for almost two years.

Police officer arrested after YouTube video showed him pleasuring himself on train

Kevin Fant 
By: Mahesh Sarin

(Scroll down for video) A 12 year Pennsylvania police veteran, was arrested after someone recorded him pleasuring himself in public.

Kevin Fant, a Philadelphia Transit police officer, was arrested after he was caught masturbating on the subway, which he was assigned to patrol.

Fant was off duty at the time, but police believe he was comfortable in the environment as it was the place that he had authority.

The 44-year-old officer was suspended after the video of his act was discovered by city employees. Fant apparently did not realize that someone was not only watching him, but also recording the act.

The anonymous witness posted the video on YouTube, and it was later discovered by the transportation department’s social media team.

The team regularly scans the Internet for posts that mention the transit authority, and a staff officer found the video of Fant.

“This is disgusting and shameful, but I'm proud that the Transit Police detected the problem, investigated the issue and made the arrest of one of their own for criminal activity,” Transit Police Chief Thomas Nestel said in a statement.

Fant is currently on administrative leave pending the outcome of the investigation. He was charged with indecent exposure and open lewdness.

New baby toys automatically take selfies and uploads them to social media sites (video)

 
By: Mahesh Sarin

(Scroll down for video) A designer has created baby toys that can automatically take selfies and upload the photos to social media sites.

The new set of interactive plush toys were designed to allow babies and toddlers to upload photos, videos, locations and status updates to social media sites without having to know how to use a computer.

The New Born Fame Project was created by Laura Cornet, a graduate of the Design Academy Eindhoven in the Netherlands, in response to the growing trend of baby pictures that parents upload to sites like Facebook and Twitter.

“The toys can also be used as a monitor or intercom. It can be used for the development of a baby,” Cornet said. One of the toys is a mobile for the crib.

It comes with plush toys shaped as the Twitter and Facebook logos. Cornet also created a “selfie-ball camera.” The toy snaps and uploads pictures each time it gets rotated after being touched by a baby.

Man with no hands and feet kills his elderly parents (video)

Sean Petrozzino 
By: Tanya Malhotra

(Scroll down for video) A man who as a teen lost both his hands and feet, is being accused of killing his elderly parents, police in Florida said.

The Orange County Sheriff’s Office said that deputies found the dead bodies of 63-year-old Michael Petrozzino and 64-year-old Nancy Petrozzino, on Tuesday.

Police went to the couple’s home in Orlando, after Nancy did not arrive at the elementary school where she was a teacher.

Detectives have released a surveillance photo of their 30-year-old son, Sean Petrozzino, and called him a person of interest in the murders.

Officials said that Petrozzino is armed and is considered dangerous. Sean Petrozzino lost his limbs as a child due to bacterial meningitis.

Michael Petrozzino worked at Disney World, and Nancy Petrozzino taught second grade for 10 years at Andover Elementary School in Orlando.

Woman loses 2 pounds in a week by going on strict dog food diet (video)

Anne Kadet 
By: Feng Qian

(Scroll down for video) A New York City journalist decided to go on a strict dog food diet when she realized that her pet’s food is more healthy than her own.

Wall Street Journal reporter Anne Kadet said that she was getting tired of paying high prices for meat and produce.

She could not help but notice that her dog’s food were high in protein, grain-free and gluten-free. Kadet decided to eat dog food for a week.

By the end of the week, Kadet lost two pounds, and her blood sugar level was excellent. Kadet said that some dog food taste awful but others are actually delicious.

Kadet also discovered that her energy level went through the roof.

However, experts disagree with Kadet, saying that dogs and humans need different amino acids, while dogs can produce their own vitamin C unlike humans.

Given the choice between dog food and fast food, Kadet said that she would still choose the dog food.

Pastor sleeps with his 15-year-old mentally challenged niece

Albert A. Young 
By: Chan Yuan

A pastor was arrested on charges of sexual assault after allegedly sleeping with his mentally challenged niece, police in
Pennsylvania said.

The Philadelphia Police Department said that 49-year-old Pastor Albert A. Young of the Total Deliverance Ministries, was arrested after he was accused of molesting his 15-year-old mentally challenged niece.

According to the police investigation, the preacher asked the child to sit on his lap. Young proceeded to inappropriately touch the private parts of the girl, while planting kisses on her neck.

He also asked her to place her hand on his private areas. Before letting the child go, the pastor warned his niece not to disclose any details of what had happened between them.

The girl told a family member what her uncle did to her, and the police were notified. Young was charged with unlawful sexual contact with a minor, corruption of a minor and indecent assault of a child.

Young was booked into jail and released after posting $50,000 bail.

20-year-old woman wins $124 million lawsuit against her father for killing his estranged wife

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By: Max Green

(Scroll down for video) A woman won the largest payout as a result of filing a lawsuit in Texas history.

Rafael Robb, a former University of Pennsylvania economics professor who pleaded guilty to killing his estranged wife Ellen, was ordered to pay $124 million to his estranged daughter.

20-year-old Olivia Robb and her family members filed a civil lawsuit on behalf of the woman’s estate. A jury awarded her $124 million.

Olivia was only 12 years old when her mother was violently beaten by her dad with an exercise bar in his King of Prussia, Pennsylvania, home.

Rafael initially blamed the death on a home invasion. However, police did not believe him. He later pleaded guilty to murder and is now serving a 5 to 10 year prison sentence for the death of his wife.

Man arrested for taking life vests from airplane as souvenir

Benjamin Wenzl 
By: Tanya Malhotra

(Scroll down for video) A man of California, was arrested for taking life vests from an airplane.

26-year-old Benjamin Wenzl was arrested after taking two lifejackets from an airplane when he landed in Albuquerque, New Mexico, police said.

Wenzl, a resident of San Diego, admitted to taking the life vests and told police that he gives them away as gag gifts, according to the Albuquerque Aviation Police Chief Marshall Katz.

However, the authorities are not taking the incident lightly.

“This could be the difference between life and death,” said Katz. “It's not a joke. It's not a prank. It's a crime,” he added.

After the Southwest flight landed, a member of the crew noticed him taking the vests from under his seat, which he then placed in his luggage.

Police were notified and followed Wenzl to the baggage claim area. Once he was outside the building, he was stopped and questioned by police.

Wenzl told police he had taken life jackets from flights before “because when you inflate it, my friends get a kick out of it.”

He has been charged with misdemeanor theft.

Son of pastor arrested after being accused of being serial rapist

Delvin Barnes 
By: Feng Qian

(Scroll down for video) The son of a pastor was arrested and charged in two states for kidnapping and raping women.

Delvin Barnes is the son of a preacher, but he has a long criminal rap sheet.

Barnes was extradited to Virginia on Thursday, where he is wanted for abducting a 16-year-old girl.

The teenager managed to escape and told police that Barnes removed her clothes and raped her. He then dug a grave and asked the teen how she wanted to die.

Barnes poured bleach and gasoline on the girl and her clothes. While he was busy burning her clothes the girl ran for her life.

Barnes was finally tracked down and arrested in Maryland, where he was found with his kidnapped victim, 22-year-old Carlesha Freeland-Gaither.

She was abducted around 9:40 p.m. in the Germantown section of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

Barnes has a criminal record that goes back to 2001, when he was arrested and convicted of two counts of felony robbery.

He also served eight years in prison for “forcible sexual intercourse” with his estranged wife. He was accused of beating, choking and holding her captive overnight.

Barnes was convicted of aggravated assault and false imprisonment among other charges. He was also convicted of beating his estranged wife’s father and punching her mother in the face.

He was released from jail a year ago.

Millionaire wakes up at 5:00 a.m. to clean streets without getting paid (video)

Mr. Yo a.k.a. boss of cleaning 
By: Chan Yuan

(Scroll down for video) A millionaire was seen on video cleaning the streets of Bahrain.

The millionaire investor of South Korea moved to Bahrain, where was unhappy about the dirt he saw laying around on the ground.

Yo decided to clean the streets by himself. He wakes up every morning at 5:00 a.m., to pick up trash and sort recyclables in the city, according to a video uploaded to YouTube by Omar Varov.

Yo, who named himself “the boss of cleaning,” has been doing his part to keep the streets clean for the past 11 years.

“Trash makes people sick. It causes problems,” Yo said.
Yo said that he was stopped by local police while cleaning the street. They demanded to know what he was doing.

After explaining that he was keeping the city clean, officers demanded to know why he was not wearing the city’s cleaning uniform.

Yo explained that he does not work for the city, and that he does not get paid for his services. He does it to give back to the community.

Man accused of using his 9-year-old son as sex slave found dead in jail cell

Carl Philip Herold 
By: Wayne Morin

A father was arrested on multiple charges after being accused performing sex acts on his son.

Carl Philip Herold, 33, was charged in his hometown of Alabama and in New York.


Herold was accused of imprisoning his son and raping him. He also recorded the sex acts that he performed on his young son.

Now, Herold was found hanging in a jail cell as he was scheduled to face federal charges in Syracuse, New York, his lawyer said.

Herold had a background in computer programming and ran a popular YouTube channel where he gave programming lessons.

After his arrest, prosecutors said that his 9-year-old son was not enrolled in school for about eight months and was kept away from the outside world while he was being sexually abused by his father.

In Alabama, Herold faced 18 charges including conspiracy to commit sodomy, sexual abuse of a child under 12, sodomy, complicity, aggravated child abuse and conspiracy to commit sexual abuse.

Herold was also charged in New York, where he once lived, with 10 counts of production of child pornography.

Mother kills her 6-year-old son by throwing him over bridge

London McCabe 
By: Mahesh Sarin

A woman is behind bars after throwing her son into a river.

Jillian Meredith McCabe of Oregon, was arrested after she called 911 and told dispatchers that she threw her son off the Yaquina Bay Bridge in Newport.

Police and firefighters searched the water below the bridge and found the body of 6-year-old London around 10:00 p.m.

Jillian, 34, was arrested at the bridge on charges of aggravated murder and manslaughter, police said.

Family members were shocked by Jillian’s actions. However, they explained that she took care of London, who was autistic and nonverbal, and of the child’s father, Matt McCabe, who had recently been diagnosed with multiple sclerosis.

“They have not had much luck,” Andrew McCabe, London's uncle said.

In a recent blog post Jillian wrote: “Matt went from being the sole breadwinner and provider to not, in a matter of two weeks. I am scared and I am reaching out.”

Seems like she took her stresses out on her 6-year-old son by killing him.