Man sells fake urine to help people pass drug tests

Urine test illustration 
By: Mahesh Sarin

A man was arrested, charged and convicted of fraud after selling fake urine on the Internet to help people pass drug tests, prosecutors in Ohio said.

61-year-old David Neal of Middletown, sold fake urine and other products designed to help people pass drug test in the workplace.

Neal pleaded guilty on Monday, to conspiracy to defraud the United States and introducing misbranded drugs into interstate commerce.

He faces up to six years in prison. Neal sold his illegal products on the Internet through his company ACS Herbal Tea. Some of the illegal products included "Magnum Unisex Synthetic Urine" and "Urine Luck."

The products were used to cheat test taken by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration.

These tests are used by the Department of Transportation to monitor airline pilots, truck drivers and train engineers as well as some federal employees, including FBI agents.

Undercover agents bought some of the products as part of the investigation of Neal. Neal could also face a fine of up to $350,000 and probation.

Workers record themselves beating rare bear after mistaking it for an alien (video)

Rare sun bear spotted in Malaysia 
By: Tanya Malhotra

(Scroll down for video) A group of workers at a plant in Malaysia, beat a rare bear after mistaking it for an alien that fell into Earth from outer space, according to a video uploaded to the Internet.

The poor creature was discovered in the jungles by personnel of a palm oil plantation.

Only after beating it with a stick for several minutes, did the workers realize that it was actually a rare sun bear. The workers also recorded the bear as it was creeping further into the jungle after he had regained consciousness.

33-year-old Herman Tutu said that they were completely surprised by the fact that the animal was a sun bear as they had never seen it in the past.

It had very odd shaped claws, and when they saw it approaching, they hit it with a stick several times, until he fainted.

Sun bears are an endangered species due to deforestation. An environmental group condemned the attack. They said that the bear was malnourished after not eating for several weeks.

The video of the sun bear was uploaded to YouTube, where it has since gone viral.

5 construction workers gang rape 14-year-old girl after promising to buy her water

Sad girl illustration 
By: Feng Qian

5 construction workers were arrested on charges of rape after allegedly gang raping a teenage girl in an unfinished apartment building, police in Nigeria said.

Nasarawa State Police said that they arrested the five suspects after being accused of raping the 14-year-old girl who came to sell filtered water at the construction site.

According to the police investigation, the suspects lured the girl into the unfinished building with a promise to buy all her water, but ended up raping her.

The suspects were identified as 40-year-old Abubakar Ogachi, 37-year-old Wada Mohammed, 36-year-old Tanko Adamu, 35-year-old Yusuf Ogar, and 35-year-old Samaila Ali.

Police said that the construction workers also raped other underage girls in the area. All suspects will be brought before a magistrate's court for bail hearings.

Man dressed as superhero slaps women’s behinds on street

Women walking on street 
By: Chan Yuan

Police are looking to arrest a man on charges of assault after allegedly slapping the behinds of women as they were walking on a street, police in Canada said.

The Kelowna Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) said that they received a report of an assault in the 2000 block of Pandosy Street, on Monday around 10:00 p.m.

According to the police investigation, the unidentified male suspect was hiding in the bushes when a 24-year-old woman and a 15-year-old girl walked by.

The suspect came out of his hiding place, ran between the two young women and slapped their behinds before fleeing through the bushes to a waiting vehicle.

Neither the girl nor the woman suffered any physical injuries. The suspect managed to escape before police arrived at the scene.

The suspect was dressed as a superhero, wearing what looked like silver underwear on a red suit with a red mask. The vehicle was described as a dark small four-door car.

Father saves his house from large fire by ripping open his swimming pool

Swimming in pool illustration 
By: Wayne Morin

A quick thinking man saved his home from a large fire by ripping his swimming pool open, drenching the ground of his property with water, firefighters in Australia said.

Glen Smith of Christchurch, said that he had no choice but rip open his swimming pool to try to contain the large fire that was just 6 feet away from the house he shares with his wife and four children.

The incident unfolded on Monday along State Highway 1. The large fire managed to destroy 15 hectares of farmland and threatened two houses.

Smith said that his four children were in the pool at his home when his wife called to alert them about the fire. She told him to quickly get the children and the pets ready to leave.

The mother came home, hurried the children and animals in the car, and drove away.

Before leaving the home, Smith turned on all the sinks of the house and ripped open the swimming pool in an attempt to create a barrier between his house and the fire.

Firefighters and four helicopters managed to stop the fire only 6 feet from the house. The fire also came within a few feet from the house of Tony Green.

The fire was extinguished about three hours after it had started. Investigators are still trying to determine what caused the fire.

Teen chops off his hand to get rid of Internet addiction

Teen using his computer illustration 
By: Mahesh Sarin

A teen chopped off his hand before checking himself into a hospital in order to get rid of Internet addiction, doctors in China said.

The 19-year-old man Nantong, Jiangsu, who was identified as Little Wang, was hospitalized after leaving a note for his mother, saying that he will be gone for a while.

Wang also told his mother not to worry as he will return soon.
After seeing the note, Wang’s mother went into her son’s room and saw that he was gone.

She immediately called the police.

According to the police investigation, Wang left the home around 1:00 a.m. on Sunday, with a kitchen knife, sat on a park bench and cut his hand at the wrist.

He left the hand on the floor and called a taxi, which transported him to a hospital. At the hospital, surgeons were able to reattach his hand after it was recovered by police.

Doctors are not sure if he would regain full mobility of his hand. The teen’s teachers blamed his actions on Internet addiction, saying that he wanted to cure himself.

Man rapes over 100 women in hotel rooms and sells videos of his actions on the Internet

Woman sleeping in bed illustration 
By: Tanya Malhotra

A man managed to drug and rape over 100 women by telling them that he was conducting a medical study, police in Japan said.

Chiba Police said that they arrested 54-year-old Hideyuki Noguchi, after telling women that he was conducting a medical study involved measuring blood pressure during sleep.

Noguchi placed advertisements in the media and the women voluntarily agreed to participate in what they believed was research.

According to the police investigation, Noguchi was using powerful sedatives that caused the women to fall unconscious in hotel rooms across the country.

Noguchi then proceeded to rape the victims in their sleep while recording his actions. All recorded videos have been uploaded to the Internet and sold for profit to adult video sites.

Noguchi made more than 10 million yen ($85,000) by selling the videos. So far, police were able to identify 39 women from Tokyo, Chiba, Osaka, Tochigi, and Shizuoka.

All victims were aged between 18 and 40. Police believe that there may be hundreds of victims, and they urge women to come forward.

Pilot crashes his plane while taking the perfect selfie (video)

Crashed plane 
By: Feng Qian

(Scroll down for video) Two people including a pilot, are dead after a plane crashed into the ground, investigators in Denver said.

The National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) announced that they found video that showed the pilot taking selfies before losing control of the plane.

The video recordings revealed that the pilot and several passengers were taking selfies with their cellphones during the night, using the flash function of their cameras during the takeoff, climb and flight.

It is highly likely that the cellphones caused distractions for the pilot as there was no evidence of technical problems with the plane, investigators said.

Records show that the aircraft stalled and then plummeted before crashing into a wheat field. The pilot was identified as 29-year-old Amritpal Sing, and he died along with one passenger.

Boy threatens to chop off child’s fingers before stealing mother’s BMW

Baby’s hand illustration 
By: Chan Yuan

A boy was arrested on charges of robbery after allegedly threatening to chop off a child’s fingers before stealing the mother’s BMW, police in Ireland said.

Now, a judge has ruled that the 16-year-old boy of Dublin, who was accused of being involved in the violent robbery, will face trial in Circuit Court rather than in Children’s Court in order to face a harsher sentence.

The 16-year-old boy was charged with aggravated robbery in connection with the incident. He is also accused of illegally traveling as a passenger in a stolen vehicle.

According to the police investigation, a group of knife-armed teens threatened to cut off the fingers of a woman in front of her son and said that they would do the same to the child if she does not show them where all her money is hidden.

The 30-year-old woman was home alone with her 10-year-old son when the incident unfolded around 8:00 a.m. She tried to hold her front door closed, but five teens gained entry and overpowered her.

They dragged her into the kitchen, where two or three boys tried to tie her hands with cable ties. One boy pulled a butcher knife and another pulled a meat cleaver.

The boys placed the woman’s hands on the kitchen table and threatened to cut her fingers while she was holding her child in her arms.

Then they threatened to do the same with the child after the woman and her son tried to flee. The boys left the home with a smartphone, an iPad, a laptop, a BMW car and 30,800 euros ($35,088).

The incident lasted about 20 minutes.

Man assaults his girlfriend for refusing to change her child’s dirty diaper

Angelo Kendrick 
By: Wayne Morin

A man became violent after his girlfriend refused to change her son’s dirty diaper, police in South Carolina said.

The Greer Police Department said that they arrested 29-year-old Angelo Kendrick, on charges of child neglect and domestic violence after being accused of assaulting his girlfriend while she was holding her newborn son.

According to the police investigation, Kendrick began arguing with his girlfriend at their home located on Victor Court, about who should change the child's dirty diaper.

Police said that Kendrick cornered his girlfriend, grabbed her by the neck, pushed her against the playpen and bent her over it, all while she was holding the newborn.

The woman then left the apartment and called the police. Kendrick was arrested on Friday, and he was booked into the Spartanburg County Jail.

Father chops off his nose to look like Captain America villain Red Skull

Henry Damon before (left) and after 
By: Feng Qian

A married man and father of 1 child decided to turn himself into his favorite cartoon character.

Henry Damon, 37, of Venezuela, has taken body modification to the extreme in an attempt to look like comic book super villain Red Skull.
Damon had subdermal implants placed in his forehead before having part of his nose cut off in order to achieve the perfect villain look.

He added a red tattoo around his nostrils and he
is preparing to take his look even further to fulfill his dream.

Damon, who now calls himself the Red Skull, also tattooed his eyeballs black before adding red and black tattoos to his face to look like the comic book villain.

Red Skull first appeared in 1947, as the Nazi agent arch-enemy of Marvel hero Captain America. Red Skull also recently appeared in the 2011 movie Captain America.

Drunk woman eats grass in attempt to fool police and breathalyzer test (video)

Lin eating grass 
By: Chan Yuan

(Scroll down for video) A drunk woman attempted to avoid being arrested for drunk driving by eating grass.

When the woman, who was identified as 24-year-old Lin of Kaohsiung, Taiwan, was pulled over for drunk driving and speeding, she bent down, plucked a handful of grass and stuffed it into her mouth.

A video of the arrest shows how the arresting officer laughing at her strange behavior especially when the woman insisted the he wait until she finished eating the grass before she blows into a breathalyzer.

After several minutes of chewing the mouthful of grass, the woman went for a second serving. When she finally blew into the breathalyzer, she scored 0.67, which is more than ten times the legal limit.

When the officer asked Lin why she chose to eat the grass, she replied that she thought the smell of grass on her breath would fool the machine.

This is not the first time that Lin was arrested for drunk driving. Lin, who works in a bar where she often drinks until late at night, apparently thought that she could fool the system, but she was wrong and she was arrested on charges of drunk driving.

20-year-old firefighter uses 12 neighborhood kids to produce child pornography videos

John Corcoran 
By: Wayne Morin

(Scroll down for video) A man who volunteered as a firefighter, is in a lot of trouble.

John Corcoran, 20, of Glenolden, Pennsylvania, was arrested on charges of arson after he set fires so that he can help put them out.

During the investigation into his actions, investigators learned that he was sexually abusing children and recording the acts, which he then uploaded to the Internet.

Corcoran was arrested again and he is now facing 161 counts of sex abuse.

Delaware County District Attorney Jack Whelan called Corcoran a “sick and disturbed young man,” who is accused of luring neighborhood kids and grooming at least 12 victims, ranging in age from 8 to 14, for sexual activity.

Authorities said that Corcoran showered the children with gifts before he raped, molested and made child pornography with them.

Corcoran is accused of sexually assaulting victims several times over two years.

Most of the alleged crimes happened in the home that Corcoran shares with his parents. Some of the crimes also occurred in the Ridley YMCA.

Neither the parents nor the YMCA were aware of the crimes, Whelan said.

Corcoran is being held in lieu of $500,000 bail.

Man kills his supervisor to avoid being fired for stealing money from the company

Randolph Sanders 
By: Mahesh Sarin

(Scroll down for video) A man killed his supervisor to keep her from exposing him as a thief.

Randolph Sanders, 36, allegedly confessed to shooting his supervisor at a bus stop so that she could not tell anyone that he was stealing from his employer.

Sanders worked for Turning Points for Children, which is an advocacy organization for children.

His supervisor, Kim Jones, 56, suspected that he stole $40,000 from the organization. Fearing that Jones will expose him, Sanders allegedly decided to kill the mother of two children.

He waited for the woman to come out of her home, and while she walked to her bus stop, Sanders shot her in the back of the head, killing her instantly.

In the days after the shooting, police released surveillance video that showed the murderer dressed in black and carrying a duffel bag as he approached Jones.

It was difficult to identify the man as he deliberately made sure not look at any surveillance cameras.

Investigators said that they reviewed over 100 hours of surveillance video before they identified the car of the killer, leading to his arrest.

Barber gives child ‘old man haircut’ as punishment for misbehaving

Young boy with an old man haircut 
By: Tanya Malhotra

(Scroll down for video) Hitting kids can get parents into trouble, but now, a barber is offering help with disciplining kids through humiliation.

A-1 Kutz barbershop of Snellville, Georgia, created the ultimate punishment for naughty boys by giving them an “old man haircut,” which will cause them to be teased and bullied in school.

A-1 Kutz offers the service for free. Parents can bring in their unruly children and ask for the “Benjamin Button” haircut.

Russell Frederick, 34, who is the co-owner of A-1 Kutz and a father of three children, said that he decided to advertise the old man cut after he used the unique disciplinary measure on his 12-year-old son.

He said that he saw immediate results. his son’s grades, which had fallen, “dramatically skyrocketed” after he got the old man haircut.

The punishment is temporary, and after the child learns his lesson and his hair grows back a bit, he can come back to the barber to have his hair cut at no additional cost.

The name Benjamin Button, is taken from the movie Benjamin Button played by Brad Pitt, who ages backwards, meaning he looks like an old man while he's still a young child.

Recently, A-1 Kutz posted photos of a young boy with the old man haircut on the Internet and the photo went viral.

A-1 Kutz responded to critics by saying that the boy learned his lesson. “He learned his lesson and he doesn't want this problem again,” A-1 Kutz wrote on Instagram.

Police officer fired after girlfriend, 20, kills herself with his gun

Nikki Guined and Dwight Buchanan 
By: Feng Qian

(Scroll down for video) A police officer in Georgia, was arrested after his girlfriend used his gun to kill herself.

The Georgia Bureau of Investigation has filed charges against the former Walton County deputy in connection with the death of his girlfriend.

Dwight Buchanan, 21, is charged with involuntary manslaughter and reckless endangerment in the death of Nikki Guined, 20, the Walton County Sheriff’s Office said.

Police said that she was partying with a friend at the home earlier in the day. Guined and Buchanan allegedly got into a fight, but they reconciled and went to their bedroom.

Buchanan told authorities that his girlfriend asked for his gun, and when he refused to hand it over she asked: “Do you not trust me?”

He then handed her the gun. Guined then placed the muzzle of the gun under her jaw and pulled the trigger.

Police said that alcohol was involved. “You just do not know what led up to it. We don’t know what she was thinking,” Walton County Sheriff Joe Chapman said.

Buchanan was initially placed on paid administrative leave, but has since been fired from the department and he has now been charged.

Citizens detain police officer for beating his wife while she was driving

Jonathan Osborne 
By: Chan Yuan

(Scroll down for video) A police officer was detained by citizens, who saw him beating his wife repeatedly while she was driving a car.

The police officer in Kentucky, faces several charges after assaulting his wife and the man who was trying to defend her.

Louisville Metro Police Officer Jonathan Osborne was allegedly drunk when he was heading home after a party. His wife Sharon, was driving the car when he suddenly became very angry and punched her on the right side of the face, according to police.

The assault caused Osborne's wife to crash into a tractor outside of Ray’s Lawn and Garden Center. That’s when Louis Mossey and Victoria Wimp, came to assist her.

Osborne allegedly continued beating his wife after she crashed. Mossey held Osborne down after he kicked his wife over the head.

Sharon Osborne was taken to a hospital to treat her broken arm and other injuries.

Officer Osborne was described as “very intoxicated” and combative. He is accused of spitting on the arresting officer.

Osborne was charged with aggravated battery, domestic battery, resisting law enforcement, criminal recklessness and public intoxication. He is being held at the Clark County jail in lieu of $30,000 bond.

11-month-old boy pulls out cocaine from inside woman’s shirt

Candyce Harden 
By: Wayne Morin

A young child helped police make an arrest on drug charges.

The 11-month-old boy inadvertently got a woman arrested after he allegedly pulled out a bag of cocaine that was hidden inside her shirt during a traffic stop.

The arrest occurred in Daytona Beach, Florida, when officers pulled over a car for having dark tinted windows and an open unsecured bike trunk.

Volusia County deputies noticed that the driver, Daniel Dougherty, looked nervous. The officers asked for his license.

The officers then asked the passengers, Candyce Harden and Cristal Matthews, to hand over their licenses.

When a K-9 unit arrived to check the car, all passengers were asked to exit the vehicle. Harden held a baby during the search of the vehicle. Police did not say if either Harden or Matthews is the mother.

No drugs were found and the deputy began to return the licenses to the women. That is when police said the boy suddenly reached into the woman’s shirt and pulled out a plastic bag containing cocaine.

Deputies then conducted a second search of the car and allegedly found three bags of pills without prescriptions.

Harden was arrested on charges including child abuse, possession of a controlled substance, possession of cocaine and two counts of possession of pills without prescription.

She was released from jail after posting $4,500 bail.
Matthews and Dougherty were released at the scene.

Man drives his boss’ truck into river because he was fired as his employer watches in horror

Car in water illustration 
By: Mahesh Sarin

A man who was angry that his boss fired him from his job as a tow truck driver, took his boss’ truck and drove it into a river, police in New Jersey said.

Bayonne Police said that 55-year-old John J. Schneider, stored his boat at the auto body shop of his employer until he was fired.

The owner of the auto body shop, 60-year-old Leon Lewinson, told Schneider to move the boat off the property. Lewinson allowed Schneider to use his truck and a trailer to tow the boat off his property.

Lewinson said that he and a mechanic followed Schneide, in order to help him unload the boat.

When Schneider reached the river where he was supposed to dock his boat, he drove straight into the water as his horrified boss watched.

Schneider was able to get out of the truck unharmed. He started screaming profanities and pulled down his pants to reveal his behind.

Lewinson called police, who arrested Schneider on charges of criminal mischief and defiant trespass. The truck and the trailer were completely destroyed, while the boat was impounded by police.

Man cuts off his girlfriend’s hair so that nobody else would ever love her

Cut off hair illustration 
By: Tanya Malhotra

A man was arrested on charges of assault after allegedly choking his girlfriend and cutting off her hair, police in Australia said.

Ballarat Police said that the 30-year-old jealous boyfriend choked his partner with a phone cord before cutting her long hair, saying that nobody will love her.

According to the police investigation, the suspect hacked into the victim’s email and Facebook accounts, allowing him to see the intimate messages between his girlfriend and her secret lover.

The suspect appeared before the Ballarat Magistrate’s Court, where he was charged with aggravated robbery and breach of an intervention order.

The court was told that the suspect went into the victim’s bedroom and wrapped an old phone cord around her neck, saying that he was going to kill her this time.

He proceeded to cut off 15 inches of her hair with scissors before stealing her car and fleeing to Tasmania.