Time Warner Cable calls customer “c**t” in letter because she tried to cancel her service

Time Warner Cable calls customer a “c**t” 
By: Chan Yuan

A Time Warner Cable customer is angry after receiving a letter from the company in which she is called a “c**t.”

Esperanza Martinez of Orange County, California, published the letter she received from Time Warner on the Internet.

The letter states: "Dear C**t Martinez. We know that you recently decided to cancel your services." However, Martinez said that she never asked to cancel her service.

She said that she called the company to report a problem with her cable box after which they promised to send a technician to her home.

Martinez called Time Warner about the letter, and the company said that they do not see any service request. They did however see the name change request.

The company has since apologized to Martinez, blaming a third party for making the name change. The company said it has canceled its partnership with that party.

Martinez was also offered a year of free cable and Internet service.

Man distributes nude photos of his girlfriend to men in public parking lot because she dumped him

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By: Wayne Morin

A man who was angry that his girlfriend dumped him, decided to distribute nude photos of her to strangers in a public parking lot, police in Japan said.

Fukushima Police said that they arrested 33-year-old Shinya Miyata, after being accused of distributing nude images of his girlfriend as an act of revenge.

According to the police investigation, Miyata is alleged to have given away 50 photos of his nude girlfriend at a shopping mall parking lot in Koriyama.

Miyata, who took the pictures while he was dating the woman, has admitted to the allegations.

The release of nude photos or videos of a former friend or spouse is illegal. In convicted, Miyata faces up to three years in prison and a fine of 500,000 yen ($4,220).

Police officer tries to kidnap 10-year-old girl because he wanted to get to know her

Police officer illustration 
By: Mahesh Sarin

A police officer was arrested on charges of attempted kidnapping after allegedly trying to lure a young girl into his car, police in Japan said.

Gunma Police said that they have arrested 24-year-old Nobuhiro Akiyama, on suspicion of attempting to kidnap the 10-year-old girl.

According to the police investigation, on Thursday, Akiyama allegedly used confidential information of the girl’s family to try to lure her into his car.

Police said Akiyama approached the girl, who was with a friend, around 4:00 p.m. He told the girl that her father was in a car accident and was at a hospital.

He then offered to take the girl to the hospital. However, the girl refused his offer and ran away. The girl told her mother what had happened, and the police were called.

Akiyama was arrested. The police officer told investigators that the girl was cute and he wanted to get to know her better.

Elementary school principal caught selling illegal drugs

Joshua Foust 
By: Tanya Malhotra

(Scroll down for video) An elementary school principal was arrested along with two others for selling illegal drugs, police in Missouri said.

Hannibal Police said that they arrested 33-year-old Joshua Foust, on charges of possession of a controlled substance with intent to deliver.

He was booked into jail and his bail was set at $100,000.

Foust was the principal at the Stowell A.D. Elementary School, but police do not believe that he sold heroin on school grounds.

He earned about $65,000 a year as principal.

Foust's brother, 31-year-old Samuel Foust, and another man, 32-year-old Ryan Thompson, were also arrested on drug charges as part of the same investigation.

Police said that a tip led to the investigation. Officers found heroin and methamphetamine in the principal's home, where he lived with his wife and young child.

Naked man dances on busy highway before biting police officer who attempted to remove him (video)

Naked man on Interstate 5 
By: Feng Qian

(Scroll down for video) A naked man was arrested on charges of assault after dancing on a busy highway and biting a police officer, police in California said.

The San Diego Police Department said that they received a call about the naked man who dancing on Interstate 5, on Thursday morning.

The incident unfolded in the area of Sherman Heights around 10:30 a.m.

Officers of the California Highway Patrol who arrived at the scene, chased the man and had some difficulty taking him into custody.

At one point, the naked man bit the leg of one officer.

Both the naked man and the officer who was bit in the leg, suffered minor injuries as a result of the scuffle and were taken to a hospital for treatment.

Men watch mother drink her own breast milk while allowing her 7-week-old son to die of starvation

Stephen Michael Williams and Amanda Marie Hancock 
By: Chan Yuan

A mother who was arrested on charges of murder for allowing her 7-week-old child to die of starvation, told police that drank her own breast milk, police in Oregon said.

The Douglas County sheriff’s Office said that they have arrested 26-year-old Stephen Michael Williams Jr. and 21-year-old Amanda Marie Hancock, 21, both of Glendale, after being accused of allowing their baby to die of starvation.

According to the police investigation, the couple showed extreme indifference to human life by denying food and medical care for Data Toria Hancock.

If convicted of murder, they face life in prison. The couple’s other 2-year-old son was placed under protective custody. During questioning, the mother told investigators that she allowed men to watch how she drinks her own breast milk.

The two said that they fed the baby milk several times a day, and they don’t know why the baby died. An autopsy performed by the medical examiner's office determined that the baby died of starvation.

Police officer shoots his sergeant after dog he was trying to hit moved out of the way (video)

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By: Wayne Morin

(Scroll down for video) A police sergeant suffered serious injuries after being shot by a police officer who was trying to hit a dog, police in New York said.

The New York Police Department said that 28-year-old Officer Philip Longo, who was trying to shoot an out of control pit bull, accidentally shot the sergeant instead.

The officers were responding to reports of a dispute in an apartment in Brownsville around 10:30 p.m. on Tuesday, when the pit bull came running out of an apartment located on Kings Highway.

The officer fired his weapon at the dog, but it moved out of the way and hit the sergeant. 36-year-old Sergeant Jun Mei Zhang was taken to Kings County Hospital, after suffering a gunshot wound to the leg.

The dog was taken to Animal Care and Control.

Man strips 3 young sisters of their clothes before throwing them out of house

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By: Mahesh Sarin

A man was arrested on charges of assault after stripping three sisters of their clothes before throwing them out of his house, police in Nigeria said.

Lagos State Police said that they have arrested 30-year-old Ben Okpokiri, after he was accused of taking away the clothes of three sisters and assaulting them.

Okpokiri of 28 Ekiti Pupa Street, assaulted the sisters on Tuesday.

According to the police investigation, Okpokiri was involved in a fight with the three sisters before he stripped them of his clothes and threw them onto the street.

Bukola Afolabi, 25, Deborah Afolabi, 18, and Esther Afolabi, 14, said that they live in the same apartment building as Okpokiri. Okpokiri faces up to one year in prison if convicted.

Okpokiri’s bail was set at N120,000 ($603).

Man kidnaps couples before raping the wives in front of the husbands

Albert Morake 
By: Chan Yuan

(Scroll down for video) A serial rapist was jailed for life after a judge said that he showed no remorse.

Albert Morake, 35, of South Africa, was sentenced to an incredible 1,535 years behind bars.

Morake's reign of terror in Tembisa, began in 2007 and ended with his arrest. He was recently found guilty of 144 of the 175 charges he faced.

The charges against Morake included 30 counts of rape, 41 counts of kidnapping, 24 counts of armed robbery, many counts of attempted robbery and attempted murder.

During the trial, Morake maintained his innocence and denied kidnapping and raping women in front of their husbands.

Judge Rean Strydom said that Morake confronted couple’s who were walking or riding a car together. He then robbed them at gunpoint, tied up the men and raped the women.

The judge said that on occasions, when he had accomplices, Morake also allowed them to rape the women.

The victims were overwhelmed with joy over the 1,535 year jail sentence as they no longer have to be afraid to go outside.

Keabetswe Mawasha, who consented to her name being revealed, said that she was unable to celebrate her birthdays until now as she was kidnapped and raped by Morake on her birthday.

She is now looking forward to celebrating her 29th birthday without fear.

Nude woman found alive in landfill inside cardboard box

Landfill illustration 
By: Wayne Morin

(Scroll down for video) A woman has no idea how she got into a landfill while inside a cardboard box without her clothes.

Police in Texas, are investigating how a woman ended up inside the cardboard box in the landfill after a night of partying.

Community service workers found the woman, still in the box, at the landfill in Irving at 9:00 a.m. on Saturday, and called police.
The woman, who had just a shirt on, told investigators that the last thing she remembered was going to a club in Dallas, with a friend.

Police said that the friend filed a missing person’s report after the victim went missing. The friend told police that she went to get her car while the victim waited with a man they met at the club earlier that night.

However, by the time she returned with her car, the victim, who is in her 30s, and the man were gone.

The missing persons report was filed with the police around 7:00 a.m., only two hours before she was found.

The woman had no apparent injuries. Tests will be carried out to determine whether she was raped. Police will also review surveillance videos at the club and around the landfill to figure out how the woman got there in a box.

Man rejected at job interview after cursing out his potential boss several minutes before while riding train

Matt Buckland’s tweet 
By: Mahesh Sarin

A man in the United Kingdom, was traveling on a train to a job interview when he cursed at a fellow passenger.

However, the cranky passenger probably regretted insulting the man as it may have cost him a job.

Matt Buckland of London, who is the head of talent and recruiting for Forward Partners, tweeted about his bizarre incident, which led to instant karma for a rude man.

Buckland said that he was riding a train that morning, and when the train stopped at the Monument station, he moved to the side so a woman can get off.

However, a fellow passenger became angry when Buckland was standing in his way. The irritated man told Buckland “go f*** yourself.”

Hours later, the same man walked in for an interview with Buckland at Forward Partners.

Buckland wrote on Twitter, that the job applicant did not recognize him at first, so he asked the man some questions relating to the train ride until the man recognized him.

“He laughed awkwardly and we got on with the interview. The train makes everyone cranky,” Buckland said.

However, Buckland said that the man did not get the job because he was not a good fit.

Buckland's posts on Twitter, went viral and has been retweeted over 16,000 times.

Mother abandons 3-year-old daughter in liquor store to hide gun after boyfriend shot himself

Stefanie Felicia Stern 
By: Tanya Malhotra

A mother of Florida, lost custody of her 3-year-old daughter after leaving her alone in a liquor store.

28-year-old Stefanie Felicia Stern is accused of abandoning her 3-year-old daughter in a liquor store while she went to hide her boyfriend’s firearm after he shot himself in the leg.

Police were called to the B21 Liquor store at 4591 N. Dixie Highway after the 3-year-old girl was found alone in the store.

Police reviewed surveillance video and saw Stern's boyfriend, 34-year-old Reginald Leon Lee, arguing with a customer.

Lee then chased the man out of the store, and while fumbling with his pants, his gun went off.

He accidentally shot himself in the leg.

Police said that the couple ran to hide the gun, leaving the girl alone in the store.

Stern faces charges of child neglect without great bodily harm and tampering with evidence. Broward Judge John Hurley set her bail at $2,000.

Lee was taken to a hospital for treatment, but he was not charged in the shooting incident.

Daughter poses as her mother to teach 5th grade class

Dayonlynn Diare Bell and Donna Patrice Farley 
By: Feng Qian

A woman of Michigan, landed in jail after she wanted to be a good daughter and help her mother.

24-year-old Dayonlynn Diare Bell of Detroit, was arrested along with her mother after she was caught impersonating her mother as a substitute teacher.

Bell went to the school as a substitute teacher in place of her 44-year-old mother Donna Patrice Farley.

A security officer at the school realized that something was not right and alerted the principal.

Officers were called around 10:00 a.m. to the Waterford elementary school, on a complaint of a “woman posing as a substitute teacher.”

When an officer questioned Bell, she produced her mother’s identification card. The officer realized that she was not the woman she claimed to be, and she was arrested.

Bell allegedly told police that she agreed to impersonate her mother because her mother had an appointment and did not want to miss it.

Bell and Farley were both charged with false pretenses with intent to defraud less than $200.

District Court Judge Richard Kuhn Jr. set bail for Bell at $5,000 and $2,500 for Farley.

New test allows police to arrest man who killed 14-year-old boy 41 years ago

John David Watson Jr. and Joseph Leos 
By: Chan Yuan

Police in Pennsylvania, have arrested a man who killed another teenager 41 years ago.

Police opened a cold case and revisited evidence. They did some tests, which were not available at the time of the crime, and arrested the suspect.

Joseph Leos was just 17 years old when he allegedly got into a fight with a 14-year-old boy. He fatally shot the child.

The case remained unsolved for 41 years. However, police have arrested Leos, now 58, of Mount Pleasant, and he was charged with criminal homicide.

Police said that 14-year-old John David Watson Jr., rode his bike to buy cigarettes for his mother, but he never came home.

His body was found in a neighbor's property the next morning, with a bullet in the back of the head.

Police interviewed his 17-year-old friend, and seized his blue coat at the time, but they never made an arrest until now.

Leos’ blue coat found to have gunpowder residue on it. Police have also recovered a .22-caliber rifle. However, they said that tests to match it to the gun of the crime have been inconclusive, according to the affidavit.

Pediatrician refuses to treat newborn daughter of lesbian couple

Dr. Vesna Roi 
By: Wayne Morin

(Scroll down for video) A doctor in Michigan, refused to care for a baby because she was born into a family with two mothers.

The lesbian couple said that they were devastated after the pediatrician refused to care for their newborn baby because of their sexual orientation.

Jami and Krista Contreras sat in the exam room, waiting to be seen by the doctor when their baby was just 6 days old.

However, another doctor came into the room and told them that the doctor, who they chose to care for their daughter, refused to see them.

The doctor was identified as Vesna Roi, 49, who has been practicing pediatric medicine for 19 years. The doctor refused to treat their daughter named Bay.

The second doctor said that Dr. Roi “prayed on it and decided that she won't be able to care for their baby.”

Dr. Roi refused to come into the officer that day because she did not want to see the lesbian couple.

The doctor's decision not to care for the child of two gay parents is not illegal. It is not included in Michigan’s anti-discrimination Elliott-Larsen Civil Rights Act.

Attorney Dana Nessel said that there are laws that dictate that one cannot discriminate against others based on race, ethnicity and religion. However the state of Michigan, does not have laws protecting people based on sexual orientation.

Woman shoots herself in the head while adjusting gun in her bra

Christina Bond 
By: Mahesh Sarin

(Scroll down for video) A woman is dead after accidentally shooting herself in the head while adjusting her gun that she kept in her bra.

The victim was identified as 55-year-old Christina Bond of Michigan, a mother of two children.

Carrie Lightfoot, owner of the Well Armed Woman store, said that bras, which have built-in holsters, are growing in popularity.

St. Joseph Public Safety Department Director Mark Clapp said that Bond, “was having trouble adjusting her bra and its holster and she could not get it to fit the way she wanted.”

Clapp also said that Bond was looking down before she accidentally fired the weapon, hitting herself in the face.

After the bullet hit her eye, Bond was taken to a nearby hospital before being airlifted to Bronson Methodist Hospital the next day.

However, she did not survive her injuries.

Bonds spent two years in the U.S. Navy after high school. She was an administrator at a church for 15 years.

Bonds left behind two sons, Nicholas Christe and Noah Bond.

Couple leaves their fortune to pet monkey after their family shunned them for marrying outside their faiths (video)

Monkey illustration 
By: Tanya Malhotra

(Scroll down for video) A Hindu man who married a Muslim woman, said that he is leaving his entire fortune to his pet monkey after his family shunned him for marrying outside his faith.

Brajesh and Shabista Srivastava of Uttar Pradesh, were alone for many years before the adopted their pet monkey Chunmun.

They decided to raise the monkey as a child since they do not have any children. The couple said that both their families rejected them after their marriage because they married outside of their faiths.

They adopted Chunmun when it was just one month old after its mother was electrocuted. Chunmun is being fed a diet of milk, fruit and homemade meals.

Its room even has air conditioning to keep cool in the summer and warm in the winter. Several years ago, the couple hosted a lavish wedding for Chunmun, as it married a female monkey named Bitti Yadav.

The two monkeys live together in the couple’s house, and have a party for their wedding anniversary each year. Srivastava said that his business exploded since adopting the monkey.

Now, they have decided to leave their entire fortune to their monkey instead of leaving it to the family members who have shunned them.

Company sells pink children’s pajamas showing bears having sex

Pink pajamas illustration 
By: Feng Qian

Police issued a public appeal to report any store selling children’s pajamas that depict bears having sex, according to a statement released by police in Indonesia.

“Please help us stop the sale of children's clothing that show pandas have sex,” The Public Relations Division of the National Police wrote on its Facebook page.

The police also posted an image of a child wearing pink pajamas that clearly shows a bunch of bears having sex.

“We want to notify members of the Public Relations Division of the Police, to be aware of the existence of children’s clothes with indecent illustrations. Any member who encounters such clothes is kindly requested to immediately inform their superiors,” the police spokesperson also said.

Police also warned parents who shop for children’s clothes, to inspect the merchandise before giving them to their children. They urged parents who have clothes that depict animals having sex, to immediately call the police.

1-year-old boy falls unconscious after eating too many marijuana cookies

Chocolate chip cookies illustration 
By: Chan Yuan

A toddler was rushed to a hospital after eating too many marijuana-laced cookies, police in Canada said.

The Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) in Swift Current, said that they arrested the father of the 20-month-old boy who overdosed on marijuana cookies.

Officers were notified about the incident after the child was admitted to a hospital in an unconscious state. Police said that the medical staff placed the child in an intensive care unit for two days.

According to the police investigation, toxicology tests revealed a high level of marijuana in the child's blood. Police also learned that the father had made a batch of cookies with marijuana in them.

The boy was given too many cookies and overdosed.

The 36-year-old father appeared in court on a number of charges, including criminal negligence causing bodily harm and possession of marijuana.