7-year-old girl stands up against homophobic preacher

Zea Bowling with the preacher 
By: Wayne Morin

A young girl became an Internet sensation after standing up to a preacher.

7-year-old Zea Bowling was sad when she saw a man preaching hate on the streets of Ohio.

Her father Ryan Bowling recorded the video of his young brave daughter standing in front of the preacher with a rainbow flag.

The incident took place on the weekend at ComFest, an annual music and arts festival in Columbus.

Ryan said that when Zea heard the preacher, she was shocked as to why he would bother to come to the community festival just to be so mean.

The first grader decided to take on the preacher. She took a rainbow flag and waved it in front of him. He continued his rant while people walked up the girl and encouraged her.

The video was uploaded to the Internet, where it quickly went viral.

Toddler left blind after doctor removes wrong eye during surgery

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By: Mahesh Sarin

Parents are devastated over a medical mix up, which left their young son blind.

14-month-old Fernando Jonathan Valdez Ayala of Mexico, was diagnosed with cancer.

He was undergoing chemotherapy to treat a tumor in his left eye, but the treatment was not working.

Dr. Armando Cisneros Espinoza decided that since the treatment was not working, it would be best to remove the eye via surgery.

However, Fernando's mother, Maria Marlene Ayala Quijano, said that instead of removing the child's left eye, the doctor removed the fully functional right eye.

Sadly, the boy of Ciudad, Obregon, is now blind. His parents are now suing the doctor for the medical negligence.

The surgeon has been suspended while police are investigating the incident.

Woman cuts off hair of boyfriend's lover as police officer records the assault

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By: Tanya Malhotra

A woman’s hair was cut off as punishment for allegedly sleeping with another woman’s boyfriend.

A video of the incident, which was posted to the Internet, shows the woman being beaten and her hair cut by the angry love rival, who accused her of sleeping with her boyfriend.

Yuli Yulieth Romero Jerez of in Bogota, Colombia, was angry with the woman for allegedly sleeping with her boyfriend so she cut off her hair with scissors.

Throughout the video, Jerez was heard shouting and accusing the victim of sleeping with her boyfriend, named Roberto.

Jerez also repeatedly slapped the victim, while cutting her hair.

However, the victim kept denying the allegations and insisted that there was nothing going on between them. She did however admit that Roberto tried to come on to her when he was drunk, but claimed that they never did anything.

The video was recorded by the attacker's sister Linda Lucia Romero Jerez, who is a member of the National Police.

In the end, the victim was thrown out of the house.

The video was originally posted online to embarrass the victim. However, many people sympathized with the victim and criticized the attacker.

Man cuts himself inside church and orders 3 girls to drink his blood

Jonathan Ryan Davis 
By: Feng Qian

A man was arrested after he cut himself and ordered 3 girls to drink his blood.

He also ordered the girls to cut themselves with a razor so that he can drink their blood.

Police in Pennsylvania, arrested 21-year-old Jonathan Ryan Davis for ordering three minors to drink his blood in a church.

He is also accused of having sex with a 14-year-old girl in the church.

According to police, Davis brought the 14-year-old girl to the St. Gertrude Church in Vandergrift at night while no one else was there and had sex with her in a stairwell.

Davis was charged with statutory sexual assault, corruption of a minor and indecent exposure.

He faces additional charges after he allegedly tried to get a witness in the statutory rape case to lie to the police in order to have an alibi.

Davis was released from jail after posting bail of $50,000.

Naked man jumps out of shower to shoot and kill man who attacked his wife

Lynne Russell and Chuck de Caro 
By: Chan Yuan

(Scroll down for video) An armed robber was shot dead by a naked man after attacking a woman in a motel room.

68-year-old Lynne Russell and her husband, Chuck de Caro, 65, were in a Motel 6 in Albuquerque, New Mexico, when she was attacked by a thief.

The man ordered her to hand over her money and valuables from her room around 11:30 p.m.

De Caro, who was in the shower, heard a commotion so he went out of the shower and came to his wife’s rescue.

He confronted the thief while still naked, and attempted to reason with him. However, the man shot de Caro three times.

De Caro was hit in the abdomen two times and on the leg before he opened fire and shot and killed the thief.

Chuck was rushed to a hospital and is expected to make a full recovery.

Father finds video of soldier sexually abusing his 5-year-old daughter

Sad girl illustration 
By: Wayne Morin

Two soldiers are being investigated after a father found a video of his daughter being sexually abused.

The French soldiers have been suspended over allegations that they sexually abused children, including a 5-year-old girl, while operating in West Africa.

The French defence ministry has confirmed that one soldier is accused of committing the crime while another soldier recorded the act.

The victim's parents knew the soldiers. The victim's father reviewed a video camera and found the disturbing video, recognizing his daughter as the victim.

The father reported the soldiers to the police, who said that they had another complaint against the same soldier involving a second child.

“Two French soldiers on mission in Burkina Faso, were suspected of engaging in acts of a sexual nature with two children,” the defence ministry said in a statement.

The French military police traveled to Niger to conduct a full investigation into the matter.

Farmer killed by swarm of bees after running them over with tractor

Rogerio Zuniga 
By: Mahesh Sarin

(Scroll down for video) A family is devastated over the sudden loss of their loved one.

Rogerio Zuniga, a third-generation farmer of Texas, was killed by bees after riding over a huge beehive.

The 54-year-old man was on his tractor in Lozano on Sunday, when he hit an 18-inch pipe, angering the bees inside.

The bees attacked and killed Zuniga.

The farmer jumped off the tractor and ran about 100 yards from the swarm before collapsing on the field, according to his relative, San Benito Fire Department Chief Raul R. Zuniga Jr.

The Rogerio family later noticed the unattended tractor in the field and discovered his body covered with bees, Zuniga said.

“He had gaping wounds. The bees shredded him basically. It was horrible,” Rogerio’s sister, Lisa Zuniga, said.

Company gives $160 bonus to employees who agreed to kiss crocodile

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By: Tanya Malhotra

(Scroll down for video) A company selling health and beauty products in China, launched a recruitment campaign by offering a $160 bonus to potential employees who agree to kiss a crocodile.

The company in Guangdong, announced the campaign earlier this week, and so far, it has received responses from hundreds of people who are willing to work for them.

The company sells health and beauty products made of crocodiles.

The director of the company responsible for hiring new employees told the job seekers that they had to kiss the crocodile in order to be considered for the sales position.

He said that he wants to test the courage of his future employees. Those willing to lock lips with the crocodile also earned a bonus of 1,000 yuan ($160).

Baby ends up in hospital after parents fed her vegan diet

Vegan meal 
By: Feng Qian

A couple was arrested on charges of mistreating a child after allegedly feeding their baby a vegan diet until she ended up in a hospital, police in Italy said.

Pisa police said that the 11-month-old girl is being treated for severe malnutrition at a hospital in Florence.

Blood tests revealed that the baby was severely malnourished and the hospital informed the police after learning that the parents fed her a vegan diet.

Investigators said that they are still trying to determine whether the baby’s malnutrition is connected to the vegan diet.

Police are also investigating the child’s pediatrician if she knew about the vegan diet. The 30-year-old parents could face charges of mistreating a child.

2 men kill hundreds of pet dogs with poisonous darts and sell the meat to supermarkets

Dog illustration 
By: Chan Yuan

Two people were arrested on charges of theft after allegedly killing people’s dogs with poisonous darts and selling the meat to supermarkets, police in China said.

Shandong police said that they have arrested the two men after receiving complaints from hundreds of residents about their missing pets.

About 400 dogs all disappeared during the night time after being left in yards.

According to the police investigation, the two dogs thieves waited until the dogs fell asleep before shooting them with highly poisonous darts.

The men are suspected of using about 400 darts to kill the dogs over a period of three months. Police seized numerous darts from the suspects’ homes.

The poisoned dog meat were sold to supermarkets markets for $0.50 per pound. The vendors washed and cooked the meat before selling them to their customers.

The suspects said that they never ate the meat, fearing they could die of the poison.

Priest rapes 11-year-old girl in his backyard because he had to cleanse her soul

Brogenet Cinor 
By: Wayne Morin

(Scroll down for video) A priest was arrested on a charge of rape after allegedly raping a young girl in his backyard because he had to cleanse her soul, police in Florida said.

Sunrise police said that they have arrested 48-year-old Brogenet Cinor, after being accused of taking the 11-year-old girl to a hut in his backyard, where he raped her.

The mother of the girl confronted Cinor, but he said it was part of a cleaning ritual. He also threatened to put a curse on the mother and her family if she reports him to the police.

However, the mother called the police to report the priest.

According to the police investigation, the mother brought the girl to Cinor's home because he claimed that she had to be cleansed of evil spirits.

Cinor immediately took the girl to his hut in the backyard of his home, where he pull down her pants and raped her. The girl begged Cinor to stop, but he restricted her arms and did not allow her to get up.

Investigators said that two women had similar experiences with Cinor. They claim that Cinor told them that they need to have sex with him in order to be cleansed of evil spirits.

63-year-old man rapes his 13-year-old daughter while helping her with homework and infects her with HIV

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By: Mahesh Sarin

A man was arrested on a charge of rape after allegedly raping his daughter and infecting her with HIV, police in Nigeria said.

Ogun State police said that they have arrested 63-year-old Alabi Ibrahim, after being accused of infecting his 13-year-old daughter HIV.

During questioning, Ibrahim admitted to being HIV positive, but he denied raping his daughter. He claimed that his daughter got HIV because she sleeps around with men.

Ibrahim told investigators that he saw a relative of his wife having sex with his daughter. However, tests confirmed that the girl contracted HIV from her father.

According to the police investigation, Ibrahim designated a bedroom in the house, where he regularly had sex with his daughter.

The man told his wife that he needed the separate bedroom in order to help his daughter with her homework. At some point, Ibrahim’s wife became suspicious and reported her husband to the police.

Mothers steal $500 worth of items from supermarket and leave their 2 children behind

Jessica Barker (left) and Kristen Grodetz 
By: Tanya Malhotra

(Scroll down for video) Two women managed to steal $500 worth of items from a supermarket, but left their 2 girls behind.

The women are accused of stealing a shopping cart loaded with food and other goods from the supermarket.

However, the women of Florida, left their two 11-year-old girls behind.

Kristen Grodetz, 25, and Jessica Barker, 31, did not return to pick up their children even after the Osceola County Sheriff’s Office called one of the women and asked her to come to the store to get the girls.

Both Barker and Grodetz were confronted by an employee of the Publix supermarket on Sunday. One of the women grabbed a 3-year-old child and fled the store, police said.

The girls provided police officers with a cellphone number of one of the alleged thieves. Officers spoke with the woman. She said that she will come back to pick up her daughter, but she never returned.

The girls are now with the Department of Children and Families.

Barker and Grodetz face charges of grand theft, child neglect and contributing to the delinquency of a minor.

14-year-old boy rapes 16-year-old girl before burning her alive

Raeshawn Rivers 
By: Tanya Malhotra

(Scroll down for video) A 14-year-old boy was arrested on a charge of murder after allegedly raping a girl and setting her on fire, police in Maryland said.

Baltimore police said that they have arrested three people in connection with the death of 16-year-old Arnesha Bowers.

The three have been charged with murder, rape, arson and being a gang member. The charred body of Bowers, had been found in a burned house on Sunday.

23-year-old Adonay Dixon, 20-year-old John Childs, and 14-year-old Raeshawn Rivers, are accused of breaking into the girl’s house, sexually assaulting her and stealing cash.

According to the police investigation, after Bowers was sexually assaulted, her private parts were set on fire in an effort to destroy evidence.

Rivers committed the crime so that he would be able to join a gang.

Police caught with meth after falsely accusing restaurant employee of spitting in his drink

Christopher Ray Moreno 
By: Feng Qian

(Scroll down for video) A police officer was arrested on a charge of possession of a controlled substance after allegedly being caught with meth, police in New Mexico said.

Roswell police said that they have arrested 22-year-old Christopher Ray Moreno, after falsely accusing an employee of a Sonic restaurant of spitting on his drink.

Moreno resigned from the police department on Tuesday night. On Wednesday night, he was charged with false reporting, malicious criminal prosecution and tampering with evidence.

According to the police investigation, Moreno had a personal dispute with the restaurant employee. Police found methamphetamine, 19 syringes, drug pipes and a BB gun in Moreno’s car.

While officers searched Moreno’s home, they found a stolen license plate.

Moreno was charged with possession of a controlled substance, paraphernalia possession, theft and receiving stolen property.

He was booked into the Chaves County jail and his bail was set at $5,000.

Baby swept out to sea while floating on tube after mother forgot about her

Girl on floating tube illustration 
By: Chan Yuan

(Scroll down for video) Police are investigating parents on charges of child neglect after their baby was swept out to sea while floating on a tube, police in Turkey said.

Canakkale police said that the 10-month-old child was found floating about a mile from the beach after the parents forgot about her.

The parents are accused of placing the girl on an inflatable tube while they relaxed and enjoyed their day at the beach. The parents left and forgot about their daughter who was floating in the water.

People at the scene called police and tried to rescue the girl as she began floating out to sea, but to no avail. The Coast Guard responded to the scene, and they located the girl about a mile from the beach.

The Coast Guard took the girl on board their ship and brought her to shore safely. The parents are being questioned by police after being accused of child neglect.

Man tries to kick out unborn baby from girlfriend because she dumped him

Pregnant woman illustration 
By: Wayne Morin

A man was arrested on a charge of assault after allegedly kicking his girlfriend in the abdomen in order to cause her to miscarry her unborn baby, prosecutors in the United Kingdom said.

Now, 20-year-old Simon Easterbrook of Devon, has been sentenced to serve 21 months in prison after being convicted of assault.

The Exeter Crown Court heard that Easterbrook was furious when his girlfriend, who was 18 weeks pregnant, broke off their relationship.

In revenge, he went to her home and destroyed all her clothes with bleach. He then punched and kicked her repeatedly in the abdomen while shouting that she doesn’t deserve to have his baby.

As she laid curled up on the kitchen floor, Easterbrook pulled a knife from his pocket and stabbed her in the arm. After the attack, Easterbrook ran home and told his mother that he is in trouble.

Easterbrook pleaded guilty to causing bodily harm, criminal damage and possessing a small amount of cannabis.

Girl kills herself because parents refused to build toilet at home

Teen illustration 
By: Mahesh Sarin

(Scroll down for video) A teen girl committed suicide after her parents refused to build a toilet in their home, police in India said.

Dumka police said that 17-year-old Khushboo Kumari, committed suicide after failing to convince her parents to build the toilet at home.

Kumari was found hanging in her bedroom on Friday. Before killing herself, she told friends that she was ashamed of having to go out and relieve herself in the fields.

Sanjhu Devi, the teen’s mother, said that Kumari insisted that they build a bathroom inside the house, but they have built a privacy wall instead.

Kumari would often go to her grandfather’s house in order to use his toilet. The family owns a four room house with a patio, but a toilet was never a priority, the mother said.

Sripati Yadav, the father of the girl, said that he was saving money for her wedding instead of building toilets.

Fish kills 5-year-old girl by jumping on her while riding in boat

Tanya Faye and Jaylon Rippy 
By: Tanya Malhotra

(Scroll down for video) A young girl is dead after being crushed by a large fish while riding in a boat with her family, police in Florida said.

Lake City police said that 5-year-old Jaylon Rippy, died after being hit by the fish on Thursday night.

Her mother and 9-year-old brother were wounded and taken to a hospital in Gainesville. The incident unfolded as the family was riding in a boat on the Suwannee River.

The fish, identified as a sturgeon, jumped about 6 feet into the air before landing on the girl. Police said that 31-year-old Tanya Rippy and her son, 9-year-old Trevor, suffered facial injuries and will need surgery.

The mother and son are recovering at the Shands Hospital.

“Our thoughts and prayers go out to the family at this time,” said Maj. Andy Krause, regional commander at the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) in Lake City.

“This is a terrible tragedy,” he added.

Nightclub evacuated after feces found on dance floor

Woman at nightclub illustration 
By: Feng Qian

People who were partying at a nightclub in Thailand, were shocked to find human feces on the dance floor.

Bangkok police said that the incident unfolded at the nightclub located on Sukhumvit Road.

A soon as the human feces was spotted on the dance floor, police were called and the nightclub was evacuated. Luckily, no one stepped on evidence and it was sent to a lab for testing.

The club’s owners have handed over surveillance video to the police in order to catch the perpetrator. A professional cleaning crew was brought in to clean and disinfect the club before it was reopened.

In February, a 36-year-old man of Whitehaven, United Kingdom, made a public apology on his Facebook page, saying that curry and too many drinks caused him to defecate on a dance floor as he was unable to get to the toilet on time.

A woman who was at the scene, said that the man was dancing when feces began dripping from his pants. The man hurried to the toilets, but stopped a few feet short, pulled down his pants, squatted and did his business on the floor.

The owner of the club decided not to press charges against the man as he has paid 20 pounds ($30) to clean up the mess. He also left a generous tip for the door man.