Millions of Macaroni & Cheese boxes recalled because they may contain pieces of metal

Macaroni & Cheese illustration 
By: Mahesh Sarin

(Scroll down for video) Kraft said that it has recalled millions of Macaroni & Cheese boxes due to fear that some may contain pieces of metal.

About 240,000 cases have so far been recalled.

The problem affects the 7.25 ounce original flavor box with a use by date of September 18, 2015. The boxes were sold in the United States, Puerto Rico, and some Caribbean countries.

The company said that customers should return the Macaroni & Cheese boxes to the store where they were purchased for a full refund or exchange.

They can also call the company to get their refund. So far, Kraft received 8 complaints about metal pieces in the Macaroni & Cheese boxes.

Luckily, no injuries have been reported.

Boy kicked out of school for bringing leaf that a teacher mistook for marijuana

Leaf illustration 
By: Tanya Malhotra

Parents in Virginia, are shocked after their boy was kicked out from school for bringing a leaf to class.

The 11-year-old boy of Bedford County, was arrested on charges of possession of marijuana despite the fact that the leaf has tested negative for drugs at least three times.

The boy was also suspended from school for 364 days. Bedford High School officials told police that the boy had a lighter and a bag with a leaf in it.

He was bragging that it was marijuana, which violated the zero tolerance policy of the school. The boy’s parents, Bruce and Linda Bays, are outraged. They denied the allegations.

In juvenile court, the judge dropped the charges. The family learned that the leaf was tested numerous times and it always came back negative for marijuana.

However, the school said that the boy will remain suspended. The parents filed a federal lawsuit against prosecutors, alleging malicious prosecution and violations of due process.

Judge mauled by zebra kept on his father’s property

Judge Mike Derrick 
By: Feng Qian

A judge was rushed to a hospital after being attacked by a pet zebra, police in Arkansas said.

The judge of Little Rock, remained at the intensive care unit of the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences on Tuesday, after he suffered injuries to his eyes and arm by his father’s pet zebra.

The incident unfolded on Sunday night. The victim was identified as White County District Court Judge Mike Derrick. Police said that the zebra is legally owned and kept by the Derrick family.

Earlier this month, a man’s 10th wedding anniversary trip turned tragic after being rammed to death by a zebra in a safari, police in Tanzania said.

38-year-old John Kearsley of Newcastle, England, was killed by the zebra while riding in the safari with his family.

Kearsley was on vacation with his wife Doreen, as the couple celebrated their 10th wedding anniversary.

However, the vacation of a lifetime turned into a disaster when John, who was dressed in a zebra stripped shirt, sexually teased the male zebra that was about 100 meters from his vehicle.

Kearsley was drunk at the time of the incident. The zebra came charging at him and attacked him, causing severe head injuries.

By the time paramedics arrived, John was dead.

Grandmother abuses and rapes her 4 children

Edwina Louis 
By: Chan Yuan

A grandmother was arrested, charged and convicted of rape after raping and abusing her 4 grandchildren, prosecutors in Ohio said.

53-year-old Edwina Louis of Wheelersburg, was convicted of four counts of rape, three counts of child endangerment, one count of kidnapping and one count of tampering with evidence.

Scioto County Common Pleas Judge William T. Marshall immediately sentenced her to four consecutive life sentences without the possibility of parole on the charges of rape.

The four grandchildren testified on court against the grandmother, telling tales about torture, rape and starvation.

The abuse came to light, when the grandmother’s 9-year-old granddaughter sent a message to her teacher, saying that she and her siblings were being beaten, tied, starved and raped.

The girl begged the teacher to call police and send help immediately. Four children, all under 12 years old, were removed from the home by emergency court order.

Louis, her daughter, Bobbi Sue Pack, and her boyfriend Juan Sanchez, were arrested several days later. Pack and Sanchez faced the same charges, and pleaded guilty.

The children are currently living with other families, and are said to be doing good.

Woman bites 9-year-old boy’s foot because he refused to get up from a chair while watching television

Sarah Anne Bray 
By: Wayne Morin

A woman was arrested on charges of causing injury to a child after allegedly biting the foot of a young boy because he refused to get up from a chair while watching television, police in Texas said.

The Angelina County Sheriff's Office said that they arrested 22-year-old Sarah Anne Bray of Lufkin, after being accused of biting the 9-year-old boy.

Bray was charged with injury to a child. According to the police investigation, the incident unfolded on the 400 block of Fair Oaks Circle around 8:30 p.m.

Officers who arrived at the scene, were greeted by the boy and his mother. The mother said that she had gone to the store, and when she returned, her brother told her that Bray had assaulted the boy.

The mother showed the officers injuries under the right arm of the child and on his right foot.

The boy's grandmother told officers that Bray was upset at the boy because he was sitting in her chair watching wrestling and did not get up.

When Bray tried to remove him, he started kicking her and that's when she bit his right foot. Bray told investigators that the boy shouldn’t have kicked her.

Woman striped naked and beaten to death after stealing baby from park

Child in park illustration 
By: Mahesh Sarin

A woman was beaten to death after she was caught stealing a baby in a park while the boy’s mother was playing with her other children, police in Nigeria said.

Imo State Police said that the 50-year-old woman identified as Chioma, was detained by an angry mob on Tuesday, stripped and beaten to death.

The incident unfolded in the Ogugba Park, which is located in Owerri.

After being detained by the angry mob, the woman confess to her crime, but she was beaten to death before police arrived at the scene.

According to the police investigation, the mother of the baby boy put him down on the grass while playing with her other children.

Chioma approached and snatched the child. As she was running away from the park, she was stopped by the mob.

The mother of the child was visibly shaken by the incident, and thanked the crowd for saving her and her family from the terror of dealing with a missing child.

Thief hit by a bus moments after stealing bicycle

Man riding bicycle illustration 
By: Tanya Malhotra

A thief was rushed to a hospital after being hit by a bus moments after stealing a bicycle, police in Scotland said.

Edinburgh Police said that the incident unfolded when the 42-year-old man decided to steal the bike that was parked outside a shop.

Police and paramedics were called to the intersection of Nicolson Street and West Nicolson Street, around 11:00 a.m. on Sunday, after the thief collided with a bus while riding the stolen bike.

The thief was rushed to the Edinburgh Royal Infirmary for treatment of injuries. After being released, the man was charged with one count of theft.

In December, several thieves were killed after they were struck by lightning while fleeing from a church. The incident unfolded when their getaway car was speeding down a road, while leading police on a high-speed chase.

The group of men stole cash from a church in St. Petersburg, Russia, on Tuesday. However, the chase ended when lightning destroyed the vehicle and killed all the passengers inside.

According to police, another car was also damaged after hitting the getaway vehicle. The footage was recorded by a police dashcam video.

5 men receive 20 lashes each because they installed toilets in their home

Toilet illustration 
By: Feng Qian

Five men in Iraq, were pulled out of their homes and lashed in public after they installed flush toilets in their bathrooms.

Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) in Mosul, announced that its fighters had whipped five men for using flush toilet instead of squat toilet in their homes.

The incident unfolded on Tuesday night. Each of the five men were lashed 20 times. Residents in the city, said that ISIS warned that they would lash anyone who uses a flush toilet in their home.

ISIS also warned residents to refrain from using cellphones, watching TV and chewing gum. Violators will receive 20 lashes for each offense.

Earlier this month, ISIS fighters captured a man and took him as a prisoner to Mosul.

The mother of the man, who was determined to see her son, traveled to ISIS headquarters and asked to see him. The terrorists told the mother to rest after her long journey, and offered her food before taking her to her son.

They brought her cups of tea and fed her a meal of cooked meat, rice and soup. At first, she thought that they were kind.

When she was done eating, she asked the terrorists to take her to her son, but they laughed in her face, saying that she just ate him.

The poor woman did not know that the terrorists killed her son and made a meal from his flesh before feeding her.

Farmer who caught animal rapist having sex with his animals claims he impregnated a cow

Andy Loyola 
By: Chan Yuan

A farmer told police that the animal rapist who was caught having sex on his property, impregnated one of his cows, police in the Philippines said.

Silang Police said that 46-year-old Andy Loyola, was arrested after being accused of raping animals including cows, horses and even buffaloes.

Loyola was allegedly caught having sex with a cow that had been reported missing by its owner. Rustico Sarno said that one of his cows got pregnant despite never mating with a bull.

Police said that the cow will undergo a medical examination to verify the claims. Investigators believe that Loyola was under the influence of drugs when he had sex with the animals.

Drug paraphernalia was seized from the suspect when he was arrested. Loyola faces charges of animal abuse for violating the Animal Welfare Act.

Mother sells her 5-year-old son to have enough money to travel around the world with her boyfriend

Tourist taking photos illustration 
By: Wayne Morin

A woman and her lover were arrested on charges of child trafficking after allegedly selling a 5-year-old boy in order to have enough money to travel around the world, police in Sri Lanka said.

According to the police investigation, the unidentified mother of Colombo, sold her son to an undercover police officer for $500.

Police were tipped off about the woman’s plans and arranged an undercover sting operation to catch her red handed.

Along with the unidentified mother, her lover and an agent were arrested for conspiracy, after being accused with helping her sell the child.

The police informant learned about the woman’s plans after she and her boyfriend stayed at a cottage, where they looked for potential buyers.

The child has been handed over to the custody of the Prajapathi Children’s Home.

Man poisons to death 40 cats because he loved them

Cats illustration 
By: Mahesh Sarin

A man who was arrested on charges of animal cruelty, said that he killed at least 40 cats because he loved them, prosecutors in Japan said.

33-year-old Shinya Kuboki of Tokyo, admitted to killing the cats and scattering their bodies in a parking area and a playground.

Kuboki mixed pesticides with pet food to lure the unsuspecting cats. He was charged with violating the animal protection law.

Kuboki told a court that he committed the crimes because he loves cats.

He felt that the cats were lonely, and since they have short lives, it is better to kill them. He also said that he was very irritated by neighbors who feed stray cats and wanted to keep the cat population down.

The cats were found dead in a parking lot and playground. Some of the cats belonged to his neighbors, but most were strays.

All cats were found dead within a radius of 500 meter. Cat food was also found near the bodies.

Man kicks diner to death for taking chair he used for his feet

Feet illustration 
By: Tanya Malhotra

A man was arrested, charged and convicted of murder after kicking a diner to death because he took away his chair that he used for his feet, prosecutors in Japan said.

At the Tokyo District Court, 38-year-old Shinichiro Imanishi pleaded guilty to fatally assaulting 49-year-old Hisao Kitajima at a restaurant.

The court heard that Imanishi, weighing 265 pounds, threw Kitajima to the ground, kicking and stomping his face before getting back to his chair to finish his food.

Kitajima fell into a coma and died of his injuries two days later.

According to the police investigation, the fight broke out when Kitajima pulled away a chair from Imanishi, which he used to rest his feet on.

Imanishi told diners after killing Kitajima that he needs to finish his meal because he is surely going to jail.

Man shoots former girlfriend after consulting with his neighbor’s dog

Matthew Gonzalez 
By: Mahesh Sarin

(Scroll down for video) A man of New Mexico, was arrested for shooting his former girlfriend.

Authorities in Albuquerque, said that the man who is accused of shooting his former girlfriend, told police that his neighbor's dog told him to do so.

48-year-old Matthew Gonzalez told investigators that the dog advised him to shoot the woman after she updated her Facebook status to single.

Gonzales became jealous and angry because she announced that she was single.

According to court documents, Gonzales told officers that the dog said: “you need to take care of this.”

Gonzales went over to the woman’s home, confronted her and demanded to speak with her. The two then drove around the area.

At one point, the woman attempted to escape from Gonzales. When she opened the car door to get away, he shot her.

According to court documents, when police arrived, they saw the woman laying on the floor with an apparent head injury from a gunshot wound.

She was conscious when she arrived at the hospital.

Gonzales was found at a church and was arrested. He told police that he had originally planned to end his own life so that his girlfriend “knew how he felt” about her single status on Facebook.

He drove to his sister’s home and borrowed a gun. He then called his boss, who convinced him to speak to a pastor.

Gonzales went to a pastor after shooting his girlfriend and allegedly confessed to the crime.

Gonzales faces a number of charges, including kidnapping and aggravated battery. He is being held on a $150,000 bond.

Mother beheads her 3-month-old baby girl after being ordered to stay away from her child

Deasia Watkins 
By: Tanya Malhotra

(Scroll down for video) A 20-year-old woman was arrested after she killed her baby by decapitating her.

Deasia Watkins of Cincinnati, Ohio, was taken into custody and charged with aggravated murder after a family member found the baby dead.

Police said that 3-month-old Janiyah, was taken away from her mother and placed with an aunt after her birth.

However, child protective services were not notified that Watkins also lived with her aunt at the time.

Watkins was taken for a mental health evaluation after the baby’s father and other friends said that she was acting strangely about a month after the birth of her daughter.

The baby’s father, James Brown, said that he had been with Watkins for two years before their daughter was killed. He said that Watkins was acting strange, but nothing indicated that the baby’s life was in danger.

15-year-old boy kills man for bumping into him and spilling his coffee

Antonio Muralles 
By: Feng Qian

(Scroll down for video) A family is devastated over the senseless death of a family man.

52-year-old Antonio Muralles was brutally beaten and killed outside a McDonald’s in Stamford, Connecticut, after he bumped into a teenager and accidentally spilled coffee on Wednesday night.

Authorities have arrested James McLamb, 22, and the 15-year-old boy in connection with the death of Muralles.

New Haven Police said that Muralles, inadvertently hit the teenage boy as he left the McDonald’s on Broad Street.

“Words were exchanged and then, without warning, Muralles was brutally attacked and stabbed in the heart,” said Capt. Richard Conklin.

McLamb and the 15-year-old boy, who was not identified due to his age, were arrested and charged with first-degree murder.

Authorities said that McLamb beat the victim before the 15-year-old boy fatally stabbed Muralles in his heart.

Muralles collapsed on the street and was taken to a hospital, where he died.

McLamb was arrested and he is being held on $2 million bond.

The 15-year-old boy is being held at the Bridgeport Juvenile Detention Center, but he will likely be charged as an adult.

Police are searching for a third suspect, who was with the 2 men when Muralles was killed.

Woman gives birth to 4 babies in one year after getting pregnant twice

Sarah Ward with her 4 children 
By: Chan Yuan

A woman of the United Kingdom, has her hands full after she gave birth to 4 babies in one year as a result of two pregnancies.

29-year-old Sarah Ward became pregnant with triplets one month after giving birth to her first son.

Ward gave birth to her triplets 7 weeks prematurely when her oldest son Freddie was only nine months old.

Ward from Crayford, Kent, said that she now changes about 30 diapers each day of all her children.

Ward said that she had a difficult time conceiving her first son, so she was delighted to learn that she was pregnant again.

When doctors discovered that she was expecting triplets, they advised her to abort one of the fetuses to give the other 2 a better chance of survival.

However, Ward and her partner Benn Smith, 31, refused to so and decided to keep all three.

They are now happy with their decision, as all three babies are healthy.

Married female jail officer has sex with rapist in prison’s supply closet

Jill Curry and Jang-Li Delgado-Galban 
By: Wayne Morin

(Scroll down for video) A rapist managed to get two female jail officers to have sex with him.

Now, one of the officers was sentenced to 4 years behind bars.

39-year-old Jill Curry was fired from her job at a Washington County, Oregon, prison and she was
sentenced to four years in prison for repeatedly having sex with a convicted rapist in a supply closet.

Curry cried in court while she read a statement in which she said that the 25-year-old man seduced her. Curry, who is married to a sheriff's deputy, pleaded guilty last month to custodial sexual misconduct and other charges.

Prosecutor Jeff Lesowski said that on 13 occasions, Curry removed the man from his jail cell and took him to a supply closet where they had sex.

Jang-Li Delgado-Galban was housed in the jail's maximum-security unit when he asked 2 female employees to have sex with him.

Delgado-Galban, who is a gang member, is serving time after breaking into a woman's apartment and raping her.

Judge Charles Bailey was not impressed with her defense and sentenced her to 4 years and two months behind bars.

A second jail staffer, Brett Robinson, was also arrested for allegedly having sexual relations with the convicted rapist. The 32-year-old woman is scheduled to go on trial next month.

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Thief in stolen Mercedes flags down police after shooting himself during armed robbery

Lashawn Williams 
By: Tanya Malhotra

A man was arrested after flagging down a police officer while driving a stolen Mercedes.

LaShawn Williams, 24, of Florida, accidentally shot himself during an armed robbery.

In a desperate attempt to get help for his gunshot wound, Williams flagged down a police officer in a stolen Mercedes.

Williams allegedly stole a cellphone from a victim early on Sunday, and accidentally shot himself while fleeing with the device.

In panic, he ran across the street to Cleo's Gentlemen's Club and jumped into a Mercedes that had an open door, police said.

When the pain of the bullet wound was too much to bear, he decided to flag down a police officer, authorities said.

Williams was transported to a hospital with non-life threatening injuries, police said.

He was charged with armed robbery and theft of a vehicle.

Women burn man’s private parts with curling iron for dating 3 women at once

Curling iron illustration 
By: Feng Qian

A scorned woman asked her friends to help her carry out a severe punishment on her boyfriend for dating 3 women at same time.

The women of the United Kingdom, lured the victim to a home and strapped him to a chair before torturing him.

Three women and a man of Scarborough, North Yorks, tortured the victim by pressing a hot curling iron and a cigarette lighter on his private parts as punishment after they learned that he was dating three women at the same time, a court has heard.

The three also mocked the victim by pressing a pizza cutter on his face and laughing at his pain.

Lorraine Earles, 47, Natalie Lilley, 19, and Leah White, 22, along with the male accomplice Brendan Teale, 27, were arrested, charged and convicted of assault.

Teale was jailed for 12 months for actual bodily harm, burglary and the handling offence.

Earles was sentenced to time served because she already spent 5 months after being held in jail without bail. The court said that Earles is “clearly a troubled woman with a history of psychological difficulties.”

She was given a 2 year community order with supervision, and she was ordered to attend the Women's Community Project in Scarborough for a 20-day course.

Lilley was given a 2 year community order with supervision and must perform 100 hours unpaid work.

White was also given a 2 year community order and she must take part in a 16-day course at the Women's Community Project.