Diner who found dead mouse floating in his soup receives $3,200 to keep quiet

Mouse in soup 
By: Wayne Morin

A diner in China, who found a dead mouse floating in his soup, received a large amount of money to keep quiet about the incident.

On Monday, the customer posted a photo of the mouse on a social media website and promised never to eat at the diner again.

The customer wrote that he never expected such a thing to happen to him while eating at the Wangqingshui restaurant, which is located in Nanchong, Sichuan.

Ge Qing, the restaurant manager, confirmed the incident, and said that he paid the customer 20,000 yuan ($3,200) in compensation and a free meal.

The waitress, He Liping, who served the table, recalled that four customers ate at the restaurant around 12:00 p.m. While they were eating their soup, one customer scooped up the mouse from his plate and showed it around.

Officers of the Food and Drug Administration who arrived at the scene to investigate, slammed Qing for not reporting the case immediately.

Qing however, said that she thought she could resolve the matter with money.

Father thinks he is having a stroke after eating his teen’s brownies that were laced with marijuana

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By: Mahesh Sarin

(Scroll down for video) A father in Michigan, called an ambulance after getting very sick from his teen daughter’s brownies.

The unidentified 58-year-old man of Oakland County, had no idea that the cakes baked by his 17-year-old daughter contained marijuana.

He told dispatchers on Wednesday, that he was suffering a stroke.

When emergency workers arrived at the scene, his daughter confessed that the brownies contained marijuana, and her father was probably high.

The father was taken to St. Joseph Hospital in Pontiac, according to the Oakland County Sheriff's Office. The remaining brownies were taken to a laboratory for analysis, and an investigation is underway.

Police had not determined if the girl would be charged.

Movie director caught secretly recording female singers in hotels and changing rooms

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By: Tanya Malhotra

A movie director who recorded the popular music group AKB48, was arrested on charges of voyeurism after being caught recording female members in hotels and changing rooms, police in Japan said.

38-year-old Takashi Nodera, who is currently serving a prison sentence for sexual assault, was arrested after being accused of possessing videos of AKB48 group members, showing them naked.

The former movie director secretly recorded hours of video, showing female members in compromising positions before and after events held across the country for a period of one year.

Nodera also served as a board member of Office 48, which is the management company for AKB48. Nodera was jailed after being convicted of sexually assaulting a young girl.

He was sentenced to 16 months in prison. Police found 75 movies for a total of 15 hours of footage on the suspect’s computer.

Police also discovered more than 200 images. The videos consist mainly of the girls changing their clothes, taking breaks or using the toilet.

Nodera had close access to the members. Nodera, who has a wife and a son, planted a camera in a bathroom that was used by members.

He also used lighters and pens as hidden cameras to record the band members.

Man sets his girlfriend's house and car on fire after arguing over photo

Corey Glentz 
By: Feng Qian

(Scroll down for video) A man was arrested on charges of arson after setting a house and car on fire, police in Kentucky said.

The Marshall County Sheriff's Office said that they received reports of several fires early on Saturday.

Firefighters arrived at the scene of the first fire to find a car engulfed in flames on First Street in Hardin. Detectives suspected that the vehicle was intentionally set on fire.

While the first responders were on the scene of the burning vehicle, another call came in about a structure fire at 163 Commerce Street.

The home was occupied by Connie Ham. Police then learned that the burning car also belonged to Ham. Police determined that Ham’s boyfriend, Corey Glentz, had set the two fires.

Glentz was still at the scene of the home fire when officers arrived. Glentz told deputies he had been in a dispute with Ham over a photo.

Glentz told police he had set fire to the vehicle and returned to the home to set the house on fire. Ham and two children were in the house when the fire began.

Everyone was able to get out safely. Glentz, 22, of Wingo, was charged with arson and criminal mischief.

Woman tries to run over man with her car because he refused to pay for her cinnamon bun

Amy Joe Derepentigny  
By: Chan Yuan

(Scroll down for video) A woman was arrested on charges of attempted murder after she allegedly tried to run over a man because he refused to pay for a piece of cake, police in South Carolina said.

Myrtle Beach Police said that they arrested 34-year-old Amy Joe Derepentigny, in connection with the attempted murder and unlawful conduct toward a child on Wednesday.

Police were called around 2:00 p.m. on Tuesday, to the 400 block of 28th Avenue North, in an incident involving a car accident.

An investigation revealed that Derepentigny and the victim of the alleged murder attempt had argued at a local gas station about not having enough money for a cinnamon bun.

At some point, the victim was standing near the suspect’s car. That is when Derepentigny accelerated rapidly towards the victim and tried to hit him with her Ford Expedition.

There was a 13-year-old child in the front seat of the car during the incident. Luckily, Derepentigny missed her target and crashed into a fence.

Woman burns grass cutter with acid because the noise from his machine annoyed her

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By: Wayne Morin

A woman was arrested, charged and convicted of assault after pouring drain cleaner on a grass cutter because the noise annoyed her, prosecutors in the United Kingdom said.

As a result of the attack, the gardener will remain scarred for life after the woman threw sulfuric acid in his face.

53-year-old Derek Mahoney was cutting grass in Hackney, when tenant 54-year-old Jacqueline Pocket doused him with drain cleaner.

His colleagues and neighbors poured water and milk on the victim, who was screaming for help. He lost three layers of skin to the head, neck, face and back.

He spent months receiving treatment in a specialized unit. Pocket was sentenced to unlimited hospitalization after pleading guilty to causing grievous bodily harm.

Mahoney said that he was angry and disappointed that the woman did not receive a jail sentence. Pocket told the London Crown Court, that the victim was using a machine outside her door to mow the lawn.

He was there for a while before she just put something in a cup and threw it. When asked what was in the cup she said: "It was drain cleaner."

When asked why she did it, she replied: "The noise goes on my nerves. They think they can do whatever they want."

Monkey escapes from parked car and bites hospital employee

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By: Mahesh Sarin

(Scroll down for video) A monkey was detained by health officials after biting a hospital employee in a parking lot, police in North Carolina said.

The bite occurred on Wednesday afternoon at the Carolinas Medical Center-University, after officers were called about a report of the lost monkey named Carter in the parking lot.

The small monkey escaped from a car in the parking lot. The monkey never entered the hospital. It was apprehended by a maintenance worker and placed in a container.

According to the Department of Health, the employee and Carter are being tested for Herpes B.

Health Department officials said that Herpes B is natural in some monkeys, but the virus can be deadly to humans if left untreated.

The monkey underwent a blood test and will have another test in 14 days and another 21 days. Carter will remain in quarantine for 30 days.

The employee is going through the same blood tests. If the worker contracted Herpes B, he will be treated. The hospital employee is also being treated for rabies.

2 gay men marry in prison but were banned from being in same cell

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By: Wayne Morin

Two prisoners got married in front of family, prison guards and convicted felons.

The two men who are convicted murderers, tied the knot in Britain’s first gay prison marriage.

However, the couple was banned from sharing the same prison cell.

Mikhail Gallatinov, 40, and Marc Goodwin, 31, made history when they exchanged vows at the visitor center at the Full Sutton Prison in East Yorkshire.

The 20-minute ceremony was attended by several family members, four prison officials and a handful of prisoners. The ceremony was concluded with the couple sharing a kiss and a slice of cake.

A prison spokesperson said that it was made clear that they “are certainly not allowed to share a cell.”

Gallatinov, a convicted pedophile, was sentenced to life in prison with a minimum of 20 years, for the murder of a man he met through a gay chat line back in 1997.

Goodwin received a life sentence in 2007, for killing a gay man in Blackpool.

The relationship was known to many in the maximum security prison. These two men were in separate wings in the prison, but they managed to have sex in the prison library on numerous occasions.

Gallatinov’s father said that despite his son’s violent past, he deserves to find a soulmate.

“If you find love, you have to go for it, even in jail. Everyone deserves to be happy,” his father said.

Man kills his wife in front of 7 children in fight over video game

John Leo Davis Jr. 
By: Mahesh Sarin

(Scroll down for video) A woman in Arizona, was brutally stabbed to death by her husband in front of their children.

37-year-old John Leo Davis Jr. stabbed his wife at least 13 times, in front of their seven children.

John Leo Davis called police and cried as he told dispatchers about the bloody incident that took place in the house he shared with his wife, Michele Davis, and their 8 children.

John Leo Davis of Goodyear, who was arrested on charges of first-degree murder, had a history of domestic violence.

According to the couple’s children, the fight between them began when John Leo Davis hit one of his sons in the face for playing games.

His 35-year-old wife confronted him shortly after 6:00 p.m. John Leo Davis became angry at his wife. He grabbed a knife, began chasing her around the kitchen and stabbed her.

7 of the couple’s 8 children were home and witnessed the stabbing. Michele Davis ran to the front door in an attempt to get away from her husband. However, she collapsed and died.

John Leo Davis Jr. was arrested and is being held in the Maricopa County Jail on $2 million bail.

The couple's 14-year-old daughter also called police, saying that she witnessed the stabbing and watched her father clean the knife in the kitchen.

According to court records, Davis has been arrested 4 times on suspicion of domestic violence against a former spouse and his now deceased wife.

Drug dealer dies after swallowing meth as officers approached to arrest him

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By: Tanya Malhotra

A drug dealer was rushed to a hospital after swallowing a large amount of meth as officers approached to arrest him, police in Florida said.

Officers of the Broward County Drug Task Force were conducting an undercover narcotics operation on Wednesday in the 1300 block of Northeast 32nd Street, when 38-year-old Michel Antoine Rodriguez arrived around 10:00 p.m., to deliver methamphetamine.

When Rodriguez realized that detectives were approaching him, he swallowed the drugs. The detectives attempted to stop Rodriguez, and called an ambulance.

Oakland Park Fire Rescue took Rodriguez to a nearby hospital, where he suffered a cardiac arrest and died. Rodriguez had no previous drug charges.

He had been arrested twice in Miami-Dade County on charges of aggravated assault and aggravated assault with a deadly weapon.

Officers find rare pink chickens roaming streets

Two pink chickens 
By: Feng Qian

(Scroll down for video) Animal Services officers are trying to figure out how two pink chickens ended up roaming the streets in Oregon.

The two pink chickens were first spotted roaming the streets of the Portland waterfront on Thursday.

Nobody in the area knew from where they came or how long they had been there. Multnomah County Animal Services responded to the scene and took the chickens into custody.

Officers will make sure that the chickens are safe, and are trying to identify the owner.

The pink chickens will remain with Animal Services for 72 hours, at which time they would be put up for adoption.

“One of our officers rescued two pink chickens near the waterfront. If you or someone you know has lost two pink chickens , please contact us,” Animal Services said in a statement.

After several days, the owner of the pink chickens, Bruce Whitman, came forward to claim them. He said that he used food coloring to dye the chickens pink.

Bank robber eats his own feces while testifying in court because Virgin Mary told him to do so

Andrew Gilbertson 
By: Chan Yuan

(Scroll down for video) A judge halted a trial after a bank robber ate his own feces while testifying on the stand in front of the jury, prosecutors in California said.

40-year-old Andrew Gilbertson pleaded not guilty by reason of insanity after allegedly robbing a bank in San Luis Obispo.

Police said that during the robbery, Gilbertson disguised himself with a hat and a pink child backpack before sliding a note to the bank teller demanding cash.

He told investigators that the Virgin Mary told him what to wear during the robbery.

Gilbertson said that he heard the Virgin Mary again on Wednesday, when she told him to eat his own feces while on the witness stand.

While testifying, Gilbertson reached into his pants, pulled out his own waste and started eating it. In the chaos that followed, the judge called for a recess.

When the trial resumed later, a mental health expert testified that he saw Gilbertson hitting himself to get rid of the voices in his head.

Thief steals eye from Army veteran after he left it in his car

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Police are looking to arrest a thief on charges of theft after allegedly stealing an eye from an Army veteran, police in New York said.

Boonville Police said the veteran’s eye prosthesis has been stolen from his car.

The Oneida County Sheriff's Office said that the eye was stolen on Saturday. The eye was left in a small black bag inside the car.

The vehicle was parked outside a supermarket. Police say the eye prosthesis is worth over $2,000. Most people were outraged after learning about the theft.

“Why would someone be so heartless, and on another note, why did he leave his eye in the car? I would want to take my eye with me,” Tami Maro wrote.

On a lighter note, Earl Broussard said that he “didn't see” that coming.

Gynecologist drugs and rapes 14-year-old patient

Doctor Sohael M. Raschid 
By: Wayne Morin

(Scroll down for video) A gynecologist was arrested on charges of rape after allegedly drugging and raping a teen patient in his home, police in Pennsylvania said.

Pennsylvania State Police said that they have arrested Doctor Sohael M. Raschid, after he was accused of drugging and raping the 14-year-old girl, who was his former patient.

Raschid offered to take the child to a school dance, and then told her mother that she could stay at his home. That's where he offered her a drink with vodka in it.

He told her to drink it because it would give her a buzz. She told police that she started to black out as he took her to his bedroom and raped her.

Raschid is also accused of drugging another patient, whom he had tried to hire for cleaning help. She came to his home to discuss the work and that's when he served her dinner and a drink.

She told police that the last thing she remembers is using the bathroom. The third victim was a former girlfriend. While visiting his children, Raschid gave her a drug and she passed out.

The fourth victim was also a patient. Raschid was at a bar with her and her husband.

He is accused of slipping something into her drink and then touch her inappropriately while her husband drove them home.

Each victim described feeling as if they had been drugged. During a search of the house, police found a powerful sedative. Raschid's medical license has been revoked and he is currently detained at the Franklin County Jail on $2 million bail.

Man blackmails government officials by photoshopping them in the nude with prostitutes

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By: Tanya Malhotra

A man attempted to make a lot of money by blackmailing government officials with photoshopped images.

The man of China, was arrested after he sent pornographic images to authorities and demanded money.

The man, who was identified as Xiao, was arrested after he allegedly confessed to police that he embarked on his bizarre money making plan after running up 100,000 yuan (about $16,000) in gambling debt.

Xiao photoshopped photos of the victim, showing them without clothes and laying in bed with women. He spent 2,800 yuan (about $450) to purchase 28 official archives on the Internet, and he then photoshopped them.

He then sent a photo with an extortion letter to the government official, demanding money in order for the photos to be destroyed.

Xiao ran out of luck when one of the photos fell out of the box. The mail carrier saw the nude picture and the blackmail note demanding payment from the victim.

The mail carrier called police and handed over the package.

According to police, the note read: “Hello, I'm a senior inspector from a detective group. I've noticed that you have some dark secrets. If I pass the files to Discipline Inspection Commission or upload them online, your future will be destroyed.

“Please transfer 180,000 yuan (about $28,000) into the designated bank account within two days after you get this package and I'll destroy the evidence.”

Man attempts to abduct his fiancee by stuffing her in suitcase

Suitcase illustration 
By: Feng Qian

A man was jailed after he attempted to kidnap his fiancee and force her to come back to him.

The man in China, was sentenced to serve time in prison after he tried to kidnap his fiancee and bring her back home by stuffing her in a suitcase.

The suspect who was identified as Wang, lived with his fiancee in the province of Liaoning, when the couple got into a huge fight.

The bride-to-be, who was identified as Mu, booked a flight to her hometown of Xi'an, and left Wang.

The man repeatedly tried to convince Mu in return to him, but ultimately failed. He then decided to take matters into his own hands. Wang went to her home for a “face to face conversation” with Mu.

He once again tried to convince her to return home with him, but when she refused, Wang tied her up and squeezed her into a suitcase.

Fortunately for the woman, the cab driver who Wang hired to drive him home, realized that there was something moving inside the suitcase and he forced the man to open it.

Wang pretended like it was no big deal, and he walked away. Mu got out of the suitcase and quickly reported the incident to the authorities.

Wang, who expressed remorse for his actions, pleaded guilty of attempted kidnapping and was sentenced to serve 1 year in prison.

Woman jailed for lying about being raped by 2 soldiers after voluntarily having a threesome

Nicole Richess (left) 
By: Chan Yuan

A woman of the United Kingdom, was arrested after she lied about being raped by 2 men.

20-year-old Nicole Richess of Bournemouth, falsely accused two army soldiers of rape because she was ashamed of the fact that she had a threesome.

Richess was allegedly drunk when she had a threesome with the soldiers at her friend's house. The next day, her boyfriend, Alex Ganter, heard rumors about her affair and confronted her about it.

Richess panicked and was too embarrassed to tell Ganter that she cheated on him. Instead, she told him that the
two men, ages 23 and 24, forced her into it.

Ganter convinced her partner of 3 years, to file a police report of rape. Richess cried as she recounted the rape to detectives.

Her deceptive and web of lies ended in the arrest of the two soldiers. After interviewing the soldiers and her friends, investigators learned that the sex acts were consensual.

Richess was arrested, charged and convicted of perverting the course of justice. She was sentenced to 2 and a half years in prison.

Prosecutor Fern Russell said there had been considerable impact on the soldiers as they had already undergone disciplinary proceedings over the incident.

Mother-in-law hires hitman to kill her son’s wife because she was fed up with her jokes

Tatiana Kudinova (center) 
By: Wayne Morin

A mother-in-law wanted her son’s wife dead because she got fed up with her jokes.

Tatiana Kudinova, 50, of Russia, was sentenced to prison after trying to hire a gang to kill her daughter-in-law.

Kudinova told police that her daughter-in-law, Roxanne, 30, kept mocking the fact that she was not well off, and decided that she wanted her dead.

However, the man who was paid to kill her daughter-in-law turned out to be an undercover officer.

Kudinova said that she had a fallout with Roxanne after a party when the two began arguing over who should pay for food for the guests.

After this argument, she said that Roxanne kept making jokes about that fact her being stingy, which irritated her.

Kudinova of Rostov, contacted a gang thugs, offering them about $1,700 to kill Roxanne.

What she did not know was that the man whom she paid a deposit of a $900 was actually an undercover police officer.

The officers then devised an elaborate plan to get the woman arrested for attempted murder.

A police spokesperson said: 'We had to catch her in the act of paying for murder and the deposit was not enough.”

Officer then contacted the daughter-in-law and organized for her to play dead. She was covered in fake blood and officer took pictures to convince the woman that the murder had taken place.

Kudinova was arrested after handing over the remaining money to the undercover agent.

In court, the judge told Kudinova: “You are an evil woman who sought to destroy someone's life and ruin the happiness of your son all because of a few jokes.”

Kudinova was sentenced to 9 years in prison.

Groom jumps into river after seeing ‘ugly’ bride for the first time at their wedding

Kang Hu being rescued 
By: Mahesh Sarin

A man attempted to commit suicide after he saw his bride for the first time at their wedding.

Kang Hu, 33, of China, said that his parents arranged the marriage between him and his bride, 30-year-old Na Sung.

However, when he saw the bride in her wedding dress before tying the knot, he became devastated by her looks.

Hu said that he was forced into this marriage and he was unhappy with the choice his parents made when choosing his future wife.

He complained that she was “too ugly,” and that the woman’s looks “will ruin his image.”

The bride was devastated, her family were furious, his family was angry with him, and his friends were embarrassed.

The groom apologized to the would be bride before walking out of the wedding hall. He was later found face down in a river near where ceremony was supposed to be held in Shiyan, Hubei.

A passersby called police after seeing the man floating in the water.

Qan Tsui, 25, who took photos during the rescue, said: “He was fully dressed and floating facedown in the water. He was unconscious and thought to be dead.”

Rescue workers pulled him from the water and were able to revive him. Hu was rushed to a hospital, where doctors said he was in a stable condition.

Hu said that he feels bad about what happened.

“My parents had arranged this and I could not see any way out other than suicide.”

Pizza worker writes ‘fat chick’ joke inside woman’s pizza box

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By: Tanya Malhotra

A woman was offended when she found a “fat chick” joke written inside her pizza box.

The woman said that she was horrified by the offensive joke, which was written on the inside lid of the pizza box.

Jo Wedlake of Timaru, New Zealand, ordered the pizza from a nearby Pizza Hut on Thursday night, and she almost choked on her pizza after finding the “fat chick” joke scrawled on the inside of the pizza box lid.

Wedlake and her family placed the Pizza Hut order. When the order arrived she realized that she got more then she asked for.

Wedlake was outraged with the joke that read: “How do you get a fat chick into bed? Piece of cake.”

She described the joke as “totally inappropriate.” Wedlake called the store and told the manager about the offensive joke that came along with her pizza order.

Pizza Hut general manager of operations Jamie McKaughan investigated the incident and then told the woman that the worker who wrote the joke had intended for it to be read by a friend.

However, the box got mixed up and was sent to her by mistake.

McKaughan said it was made clear to the worker that this was “totally unacceptable,” and that further discipline was being considered.