3 men suffer injuries as developers demolish building while residents sleep

Demolished building illustration 
By: Chan Yuan

Police arrested a man after he demolished a building while people slept inside.

An apartment building in Zhengzhou, China, was demolished before the residents who lived there were notified of the impending demolition.

The demolition occurred around 9:20 a.m. in Yang Zhuang. Unaware of the approaching bulldozers, three young men were hit by falling debris.

The three men were taken to a hospital for treatment. Luckily, no one was severely injured. One of the men suffered a broken foot.

“We were sleeping when a brick fell on my right foot. My roommates were also wounded," said Xiao Mu.

An elderly woman, who lived on the ground floor of the demolished home, is grateful that she and her husband went out shopping early in the morning. “Otherwise we could have died from falling debris during the demolition,” she said.

The operator of the excavator was arrested by police for questioning.

New stomach flushing device allows people to eat how much they wish and lose weight

The AspireAssist system 
By: Feng Qian

A new device is being offered to obese people the United Kingdom, which will allow them to eat as much as they like and still lose weight.

The AspireAssist system has already helped hundreds of overweight people in the United States shed large amounts of weight.

However, critics have condemned the device as it allows people to gorge on food and then vomit on demand. Patients first undergo a 15-minute operation to have a tube inserted through the abdomen and into the stomach.

Once equipped, they can attach a small pump to a pipe, which pushes in water into the stomach before sucking the food back into a bag.

When not in use, the end of the tube in the stomach is sealed with a special plug. Those fitted with the device can avoid digesting as much as a third of their food by pumping some out after every meal.

The contents of the bag is then flushed into the toilet. The procedure costs just 2,000 pounds ($3,090).

Former judge posts revenge porn photos of girlfriends because they dumped him

Christopher Dupuy 
By: Wayne Morin

A judge who lost his job during his divorce with his wife, was arrested again over revenge porn against his two former girlfriends.

Former Judge Christopher Dupuy, 43, of Texas, was arrested on charges of harassment for allegedly posting nude photos of former girlfriends in sex-for-hire advertisements.

He set up an account under the name “Don Tequila,” and he wrote that the women “guarantee the full satisfaction” and they are “very fetish friendly,” according to court documents.

Dupuy tried to cover his tracks by routing the accounts through Germany and Venezuela, but investigators were able to link the account to Dupuy.

Dupuy lost his job after being accused of retaliating against a lawyer who represented his wife in their divorce. He also tried to block Harris County Sheriff’s deputies from serving a search warrant at his home, officials said.

Dupuy was arrested at his home in Galveston. Officers seized his cellphone, which allegedly contained proof that he posted the online sex advertisements, according to police.

Dupuy told the court that he does not have money to pay for a lawyer, and asked the judge to appoint an attorney to handle his case.

His bail was set at $600,000.

Police officer gives ticket to 3-year-old boy for leaving his toy truck in no parking zone

Shawn Currie giving ticket to Declan Tramley 
By: Chan Yuan

(Scroll down for video) A little boy was slapped with a ticket for putting his toy truck in a no parking zone, police in Canada said.

Police officer Shawn Currie of Halifax, wrote the ticket for 3-year-old Declan Tramley, after pulling him over in his red plastic motorcycle, which was illegally parked.

Police published a photo of the encounter, which shows Tramley holding one hand on his forehead in pain as the officer was writing the ticket.

Currie said that he only did it because he thought it would be funny, and it shows that police officers are not always making arrests and taking people to jail.

Police shared the photo on Twitter, where it went viral. The photo also got 10,000 shares on Facebook. The boy’s mother said that Tramley is proud of his first ticket.

On Twitter, Bradly Tucker advised the officer to check the VIN (vehicle identification number) because it is probably a stolen bike.

Man gets $750,000 after suffering 6-day erection in prison

Rodney Cotton 
By: Mahesh Sarin

A man filed a lawsuit in New York, after he had an erection in prison for 6 days. He was awarded $750,000.

50-year-old Rodney Cotton was an inmate at the Manhattan Detention Complex, where he was mistreated by officials.

Cotton filed his lawsuit after suffering an erection for 6 days and being denied treatment while in custody.

Cotton said that he suffered permanent virility due to failure of treatment. The erection was a side effect of Risperdal, an antidepressant that he was taking.

Cotton, who was serving a 2 and a half year stint in prison for violating parole, was awarded $750,000.

The court heard that after the erection persisted for hours, Cotton asked to be taken to the prison clinic, but the guard allegedly told him he would have to wait.

Cotton pretended to have chest pains in order to be seen by doctors. Two doctors gave the man ice packs and Tylenol instead of sending him to a hospital.

Man dressed in women’s tights caught on video crawling into dog cage during the night

Dog cage illustration 
By: Tanya Malhotra

(Scroll down for video) A man, who was dressed in women’s tights, was seen crawling into a dog cage during the night.

A family of Utah, had a mystery on their hands. Their dog, Mya, went missing from her cage several nights.

Brian and Lynzie Carter decided to put a surveillance camera to see how their dog managed to get out of the cage.

What they caught on video was quite strange. The family saw a partially clothed man with his backside exposed. He was wearing only a T-shirt, baseball cap and stockings.

The man crawled toward the cage and opened it so Mya can get out.

Police identified the suspect as 56-year-old Timmy George Ross. He told police that Mya needed to go out for a walk.

Ross was arrested and charged with trespassing.

9-year-old boy handcuffed and beaten for eating birthday cake without permission

Robert Wilson 
By: Feng Qian

(Scroll down for video) A 9-year-old boy died after he was handcuffed and beaten for eating birthday cake without permission.

The boy of Maryland, was beaten by her mother's boyfriend for taking a slice of birthday cake without asking permission.

Another man who was at the home, called police after 30-year-old Robert Wilson handcuffed the boy, threw him to the ground and beat him, Hagerstown police said.

9-year-old Jack Garcia was left in critical condition after his mother refused medical attention. He was hospitalized for five days before he died on Sunday.

Wilson, 30, was charged with first-degree assault and child abuse, but the charges will likely be upgraded because the boy died of his injuries.

According to the police investigation, Wilson, who was babysitting the child, was furious when he discovered the child took the piece of cake without permission.

Wilson beat the child, but before emergency workers arrived, the boy’s mother came home.

She then went outside and sent the paramedics away, saying that her son was “congested” and did not need any help.

Medical workers returned about 4 hours later after the boy had difficulty breathing.

Wilson’s bail was set at $1 million. Police said that the mother is being investigated, but so far, she has not been arrested.

6-year-old girl rats out shoplifting father

Scott Birk 
By: Chan Yuan

(Scroll down for video) A man is facing 5 years in prison after his daughter ratted him out to police.

31-year-old Scott Birk was shopping at Walmart with his 6-year-old daughter when he decided to shoplift, police in Wisconsin said.

Police said that Birk of New Berlin, was caught on surveillance video stealing merchandise from the store. Loss prevention officers followed Brik, and heard his daughter asking him to stop stealing.

The surveillance video from the Walmart store showed Birk in the jewelry department. Security officers said that he broke a jewelry case, took some earrings and put it on his ears.

He then went to the toy isle, stole some toys and placed it into his pants. A security guard who kept a close eye on Brik, heard his 6-year-old daughter asking him several times to stop breaking into jewelry cases.

He was arrested as he left the store, but his daughter was not finished. Police officers asked Birk how he got to the store because he does not have a driver's license.

He told them he walked. However, according to the police report, his daughter corrected him again, telling police that he drove to the store, pointing to a car in the parking lot.

Birk is accused of theft, which is a misdemeanor, but because of a previous drug conviction, he faces up to five years in prison if convicted.

Woman throws out 4 cats from her car window while speeding on highway

Veronica F. Gordon 
By: Wayne Morin

(Scroll down for video) A woman was arrested on a charge of animal cruelty after allegedly throwing out several cats from her car window while traveling on a highway, police in Florida said.

The Santa Rosa County Sheriff's Office said that they arrested 39-year-old Veronica F. Gordon on Friday, after being accused of dumping four little kittens on State Road 87.

Around 11:45 a.m., police received a call from a concerned motorist who saw Gordon throwing a cat from her car window. The caller followed Gordon’s car and saw her throwing out three additional cats from her window.

When stopped by police, Gordon admitted to throwing out cats from her vehicle. One cat was recovered, and police estimate that it is about 7 weeks old.

It was taken to a veterinarian for treatment. Police were unable to find the other cats. Gordon was charged with animal cruelty, and her bail was set at $5,000.

Parents force girl to live alone in the woods for eating Pop Tarts without permission

Crystal Lynn and James Allen Driggers 
By: Mahesh Sarin

A couple was arrested on a charge of child neglect after allegedly kicking out their young daughter of their home because she ate Pop Tarts without permission, police in South Carolina said.

The Sumter County Sheriff's Officer said that they have arrested 36-year-old Crystal Lynn Driggers and 33-year-old James Allen Driggers, after being accused of setting up a tent in a wooded area and forcing their 14-year-old girl to live there.

They gave the girl a roll of toilet paper, a flashlight, a whistle and a watch, and she was told to stay there for a week. She was instructed to come to the family home once a day, if she was interested in food.

The parents have four additional children living in their home. This was not the first time that the girl had been denied access to her house.

Last month, she was banned from entering the house from 8:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. each day. The parents were booked into the Sumter-Lee Detention Center, and the kids were sent to live with their grandparents.

Teacher has sex with student on roof of school building before getting pregnant

Jennifer Fichter 
By: Tanya Malhotra

(Scroll down for video) A teacher was arrested, charged and convicted of sexual activity with a minor after having sex with her students, prosecutors in Florida said.

Now, 30-year-old Jennifer Fichter of Lakeland, has been sentenced to serve 22 years in prison after being found guilty of 37 counts of sexual activity with a minor.

Fichter had sexual relationships with several 17-year-old boys. According to the police investigation, she had sex with them in their bedrooms, in parks and at her apartment.

One of the teenagers told investigators that he had sex with Fichter about 20 times. Her encounters were discovered when the mother of one of the teenagers found sexual text messages on her son’s phone.

One victim said that he had sex with Fichter in the roof of the school. At some point, Fichter became pregnant by one of the teens, but she chose to have an abortion.

The teacher was charged with 37 counts of sexual activity with children under 18 and has been convicted of all charges. She apologized to her victim in court.

During sentencing, the judge called her a predator.

Young man bites off woman’s nose because she made a wrong turn while giving him a ride

Aaron Olmsted 
By: Feng Qian

(Scroll down for video) A man was arrested on a charge of assault after allegedly biting off the nose of a woman who was giving him a ride, police in Connecticut said.

Vernon police said that they have arrested 33-year-old Aaron Olmsted, after being accused of biting off the nose of his caregiver because she made a wrong turn on the way to a doctor's appointment.

Olmsted attacked the woman while she was driving on Regan Road. The incident unfolded on Monday morning. The woman works for a social service agency.

The woman called police from a parking lot around 9:00 a.m., to report that the man bit off her nose. Olmsted fled from the scene and police identified him as a suspect.

Police and paramedics treated the woman, and she was transported to the Hartford Hospital. Olmsted was arrested and charged with assault and reckless endangerment.

He was booked into jail, and his bail was set at $500,000.

Bear kept locked up at cafe eats woman’s hand while her husband ordered coffee

Bear illustration 
By: Chan Yuan

A woman lost her hand to a hungry bear that has been locked up in a cage at a cafe for years, police in Russia said.

The customer of the cafe in Tomsk, was mauled by the bear, which has been kept along with other bears at the restaurant in order to attract diners.

According to the police investigation, while the woman’s husband was ordering coffee, she went to the cage to have a closer look at the bears.

That is when one bear managed to grab her hand and bite it off.

Animal control officers responded to the scene to make sure that the cafe owners had the necessary permits and documents to keep the bears at the site.

Based on the preliminary investigation, it appears that the cafe’s documents are in order. The woman was rushed to a nearby hospital with severe injuries to her hand.

Doctors were unable to reattach the hand.

Sheep urinates on television reporter during live broadcast

Conor Macauley with Button 
By: Wayne Morin

A television reporter in Ireland, got a nasty surprise when a sheep urinated on his feet during a live broadcast.

Conor Macauley was telling his audience how a couple adopted Button, a 3-month-old abandoned sheep, when it began to urinate on his feet.

The BBC television crew could not contain their laughter, but Macauley looked happy and even shook his feet after the sheep finished relieving itself.

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

“It just proves that even sheep can still get pissed off with reporters,” InTheNameOfJustice commented on YouTube.

“Maybe that's why it was abandoned by its mother,” a9fc wrote.

64-year-old woman devastated after hospital nurse cuts hands of her doll that she treated as her own child

Doll illustration 
By: Mahesh Sarin

An elderly woman was awarded $100,000 after nurses at a hospital destroyed her doll that she treated as her own child, according to court documents in the United Kingdom.

64-year-old Susan Hearsey filed a lawsuit against the National Health Service (NHS) after being abused at the Walsall Manor Hospital.

Her family criticized the hospital for their harsh treatment against Hearsey, and they fear that she may never recover from her ordeal.

According to the lawsuit, Hearsey’s doll was cut up by a nurse because she was not following orders. The doll was found on the floor with its arms cut, clothes missing, and a piece of her hair missing.

Hearsey was devastated as she treated the doll like her own child. After complaining to the hospital, they agreed to buy Hearsey a new doll.

She refused the offer, and went to court. Now, the court in London ordered NHS to pay Hearsey 65,000 pounds ($100,000) in compensation.

The hospital has since apologized to Hearsey and her family.

Man slapped with $115 fine after accidentally dropping small orange peel on the street before picking it up

Luke Gutteridge 
By: Tanya Malhotra

A man in the United Kingdom, was shocked to be slapped with a fine for accidentally dropping a small orange peel on the street.

29-year-old Luke Gutteridge of Herts, was spotted by a police officer dropping the orange peel before being slapped with a 75-pound ($116) fine.

Gutteridge said that he had put the rest of the orange peel into a nearby garbage bin before quickly picking up the little missing piece and apologizing to the officer.

However, the officer refused to cancel the fine and dragged Gutteridge to court.

After a lengthy court battle, a judge accepted his defense that littering is a crime only if there is proof that the person intended to leave it on the ground.

The lengthy legal battle has cost the Broxbourne Borough Council 4,000 pounds ($6,237).

The Broxbourne Borough Council said that it takes all littering offenses seriously in order to keep the streets clean, and will pursue every case in court.

Elected official caught producing nude images of children

Simon Carter 
By: Feng Qian

(Scroll down for video) An elected official has been arrested on a charge of making indecent images of children after being caught producing child pornography, police in the United Kingdom said.

Labour councillor Simon Carter of Tottington, was brought before the Manchester and Salford Magistrate’s Court on Saturday, where he was charged with 16 counts of making indecent images of children.

Carter, 53, was elected to the Bury Council several years ago, and he is up for reelection next year.

A Labour spokesperson said that Carter was suspended from the Labour Party pending the outcome of the police investigation.

In April, an elderly human rights activist was arrested on charges of child pornography after being caught in possession of child pornography images, prosecutors in the United Kingdom said.

The Crown Prosecution Service (CPS) has authorized the prosecution of Vladimir Bukovsky, 72, for five charges of making indecent images of children, five charges of possession of indecent images of children and one charge of possession of a prohibited image.

Father has sex with 14-year-old daughter because he wanted to educate her

Sad girl illustration 
By: Chan Yuan

A father was arrested, charged and convicted of incest after having sex with his daughter because he wanted to educate her, prosecutors in Australia said.

The 44-year-old unidentified man of Victoria, pleaded guilty to incest and producing child pornography.

According to the police investigation, the father began having sex with his daughter when she was 14 years old and started dating a 15-year-old boy.

The father was able to convince her daughter that he was the perfect person to teach her how to have sex. Under the guise of education, the father maintained an ongoing sexual relationship with her for four years.

The father had sex with his daughter on a regular basis in the family home behind the backs of his wife and two other daughters.

The girl told investigators that she thought the sexual relationship was a normal part of parenting. After discussing it with friends at school, she gradually realized that she is a victim of sexual assault.

The father told investigators that his daughter begged him for sex education and he had not choice but to show her. The father was booked into jail pending sentencing.


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