Airline begins weighing passengers before boarding to screen those who are overweight

Overweight woman illustration 
By: Chan Yuan

(Scroll down for video) An airline in Uzbekistan, announced that it began weighing passengers before boarding in order to make sure to distribute the weight evenly on the plane.

“Please be informed that Uzbekistan Airways carries out the procedure of preflight weighing for determination of the average weight of passengers with hand baggage,” the airline wrote on its website.

“According to the rules of the International Air Transport Association, airlines are obliged to carry out preflight weighing of passengers with hand baggage to observe requirements for ensuring flight safety,” the company also wrote.

After passing the check-in and prior to boarding into the aircraft, passengers are weighed with a special machine placed in the departure zone of the airport.

The weighing records will only contain the corresponding passenger category such as male, female, and child. The full confidentiality of passengers is guaranteed, the airline promised.


3-month-old girl dies after being left home alone as mother was having sex with man for 9 hours

Yvonne Adkins 
By: Wayne Morin

A woman was arrested charged and convicted of child cruelty after leaving her daughter home alone while having sex with a man she met at a bus stop, prosecutors in the United Kingdom said.

Now, 32-year-old Yvonne Adkins of Stoke-on-Trent, has been sentenced to serve 18 months in prison, suspended for 2 years.

She was also sentenced to 18 month probation, after pleading guilty as part of a plea bargain agreement with prosecutors.

According to the police investigation, the baby was left in a rocking chair when the man identified as Peter, came to the house to have sex with Adkins.
Adkins met Peter at a bus stop two weeks before the incident.

The two had sex, drank alcohol and fell asleep in the second floor of the home while the baby was left alone on the first floor.

The three-month-old girl suffered from reflux and vomiting. Peter left the house around 5:00 a.m., and Adkins woke up around 7:30 a.m.

That is when she discovered that her baby wasn't breathing.

Chanelle was pronounced dead around 8:00 a.m.

Married man kills himself after catching his mistress having sex with another man for money

Prostitute illustration 
By: Mahesh Sarin

A married man committed suicide by drinking poison after catching his mistress having sex with another man, police in Zimbabwe said.

Fortune Jeremiah Manyuka of Chivi, who had marital problems, hooked up with another woman and carried on a secret relationship for several months.

Manyuka, who worked for the Ministry of Agriculture, drank a poisonous substance because his girlfriend was cheating on him.

According to the police investigation, Manyuka had warned the woman to stop sleeping with other men and vowed to do something stupid if she did not stop.

After catching her in bed with another man who paid money in exchange for sexual services, Manyuka burned all the property in the house he had rented for his mistress.

The woman called police, and Manyuka was arrested on a charge of malicious damage to property. After posting bail and being released from jail, Manyuka bought a bottle of poison and drank it.

He was taken to a hospital, where he was pronounced dead.

Police find video of man having sex with fish

Fish illustration 
By: Tanya Malhotra

A man was jailed after he was found in the possession of a video, which shows a man having sex with a fish.

45-year-old Nelson Nazare of the United Kingdom, pleaded guilty at the Cambridge Magistrates' Court to owning three extreme images and to harassing his wife.

The court heard that Nazare’s wife left him a few months ago, and she wanted nothing to do with him, but Nazare kept calling and harassing her.

Prosecutor Paul Brown said that police confiscated the cellphone of Nazare, as part of the investigation of the harassment claim.

When police looked through his phone, they found that it contained “extreme pornography videos.”

Police said that 2 of the videos depicted women engaging in sexual acts with dogs. One had been deleted, but police had managed to recover it.

The third video showed a “male having sex with a big fish.”

Defense attorney Kevin Warboys said that a friend of Nazare, sent him the videos to cheer him up during his difficult situation.

“knowing how sad and upset he was, the friend sent three videos in what appears to have been a misguided attempt to distract and amuse him,” Warboys said.

"There seems to be no content that Nazare might find arousing. He believed that he removed it,” Warboys added.

Nazare was released on conditional bail.

21-year-old man digs up woman from grave to have sex with her

Dead woman illustration 
By: Tanya Malhotra

A man was arrested on a charge of vandalizing a grave after allegedly digging up the grave of a woman and having sex with her, police in Russia said.

Monchegorsk police said that they have arrested the 21-year-old unidentified man after being accused of having sex with a 39-year-old dead woman.

According to the police investigation, the suspect opened the coffin of the woman who was buried in the city’s cemetery the previous day.

The suspect was charged with desecrating the dead and vandalizing a grave. The suspect faces up to three months in prison and a fine of $625 if convicted.

In February, a man was arrested on a charge of necrophilia after breaking into a funeral home to have sex with a dead woman, police in Georgia said.

Columbus Police said that they have arrested 26-year-old Domonique Smith, after being accused of breaking into the funeral home to have sex with the dead woman.

Smith was found in possession of a stolen bicycle, which he took from the Hill Watson Peoples Funeral Service. A forensic examination revealed that Smith, who is homeless, sexually assaulted the dead body.

If convicted of necrophilia, Smith faces up to 10 years in prison.

Female hospital patient stabs newborn baby in the head with long knife

Baby recovering at the hospital 
By: Feng Qian

A female hospital patient was arrested on a charge of attempted murder after allegedly stabbing a newborn baby in the head with a long knife, police in Vietnam said.

Vinh Long police said that they have arrested 51-year-old Nguyen Thi Van, after being accused of stabbing the 11-day-old boy in the head while his mother was next to him.

Doctors at the Vinh Long General Hospital, said that 5 inches of the knife sank into the baby’s brain as he was being treated for pneumonia.

Surgeons operated on the child for three hours, to remove the knife without causing any damage. The mother of the child, 32-year-old Vo Thi Hong Duyen, told investigators that she saw Van attack her baby.

Van shared a room with the baby and his mother. The mother screamed and hospital employees detained the suspect until police arrived.

Van was arrested and charged with one count of attempted murder.

Doctors find bullet in 5-year-old boy’s stomach after swallowing it while playing

Bullet inside boy’s stomach 
By: Chan Yuan

Doctors in Peru, found a bullet that had been lodged inside a boy’s stomach after swallowing it while playing with it at his home.

Doctors at the emergency room of the hospital found the bullet in the 5-year-old boy’s stomach this week, after he complained of strong pain.

According to the police investigation, the boy found the bullet during a hiking trip with his family a year ago. This week, he played with the bullet before swallowing it.

Doctors took x-rays of the boy’s stomach and were shocked to see the bullet.

Doctors consulted with the explosives unit of the police department as they feared the bullet might release toxic chemicals inside the boy’s body while being removed.

Usually, foreign objects are pulled out of the stomach through the mouth, but in this case, doctors were afraid that the metal contact with bullet could cause a chemical reaction in the child’s body.

It was decided to wait for the bullet came out naturally from the child's body. After a few days in the hospital, the bullet was found in the boy’s feces.

A doctor who advised the family said that it is very rare to find a bullet inside a child’s stomach, but luckily, it left the boy’s body in the best possible way.

The boy made a full recovery.

Woman wins $6.6 million payout from parking garage after being raped on their premises

Kira Wahlstrom and Juan Ruben Rivera 
By: Feng Qian

(Scroll down for video) A woman sued a parking garage in Massachusetts, and won $6.6 million.

Kira Wahlstrom sued the parking garage owners because they did not warn people of an attack that was committed days earlier by the same man.

Wahlstrom was the second woman who was brutally attacked by the rapist, who was identified as Juan Ruben Rivera, in a period of 12 days inside the parking garage that is attached to the Radisson hotel in Boston.

Wahlstrom said that the owners of the lot did not inform her of the first attack and also failed to strengthen the security to prevent Rivera from attacking again.

The courageous mother of two children waived her right to anonymity to discuss the attack in order to raise awareness about the problem of security in the city.

Surveillance footage seen in court showed Wahlstrom entering the same elevator as her rapist, minutes before the sexual assault.

After exiting the elevator on the floor where her car was parked, Wahlstrom said that Rivera dragged her to a stairwell, where she was beaten and raped.

Rivera was arrested, charged and convicted of the rape. He was sentenced to 15 years in prison.

While the Suffolk County jury ruled that LAZ Parking was not responsible for the rape, they did agree that Wahlstrom's rape could have been prevented if they had taken the first sex assault more seriously.

Woman hires limousine to travel to mall to shoplift $300 in merchandise

Limousine illustration 
By: Chan Yuan

A woman who likes the finer things in life, took a limousine to shoplift at a mall.

The woman of Minnesota, is accused of taking the limousine to steal from a store in Rochester, before calling the limousine driver to take her back to her hotel.

The limousine driver was instrumental in helping the police find the woman who allegedly fought with store security guards before running off with about $300 worth of clothing and headbands, Lt. Jim Evenson said.

The incident began around 7:15 p.m. on Monday, when officers were called to Scheels All Sports sporting goods store, for a report of a shoplifter.

The woman managed to run away from the store. Officers
searched the area for the 22-year-old suspect.

As they searched the area, the driver of the limousine stopped and asked who they were looking for. When he heard the description, he told officers that the suspect could be the woman who he brought to the mall, and he is about to pick up.

Law enforcement followed the driver to the spot where the woman asked to be picked up and arrested her, Evenson said.

The driver told police that he picked up the suspect from the Kahler Grand Hotel and she asked to be taken to the Apache Mall.

After the incident of shoplifting, she apparently called for a ride back to the hotel, where she was staying.

According to the police report, the woman from Moorhead, told police that she was in town as a personal care attendant for someone seeking medical treatment in Rochester.

Man kills his female friend after being unable to rape her

Li and Zhou Yunlu 
By: Wayne Morin

A university student was killed by her classmate after he was unable to rape her, police in China said.

The 23-year-old man identified as Li, was arrested by police in Beijing on Monday night, on suspicion of murder.

Li allegedly admitted to killing a fellow student after he tried to rape her, but was unable to do so.

The victim, who was identified as 22-year-old Zhou Yunlu, was an aspiring actress who studied with Li at the Communication University of China.

Yunlu, who was a drama student graduate, disappeared on Sunday, after agreeing to be in a scene for an amateur movie that Li was making.

Friends reported Yunlu missing after she did not arrive to a wedding later that day. They also tried to call her, but her cellphone was turned off.

Police launched an investigation and located her body in a residential area in Chaoyang District of Beijing, where it is believed the shooting of the movie was supposed to take place.

Police did not yet disclosed how the young woman was killed. The case is still being investigated by police.

Two 10-year-old boys mug woman while she was trying to give them money

Spare change illustration 
By: Mahesh Sarin

A good-hearted woman was robbed and assaulted by 2 young boys while she tried to help them.

The 10-year-old boys punched and assaulted the 67-year-old woman in Brooklyn, New York, as she was looking for spare change to give them, police said.

The young thugs were among 5 children who approached the victim in Crown Heights around 2:00 p.m. on Monday, asking for a handout.

While the woman was looking for some change to give them, the two boys began a tug of war with her over her purse.

The boys punched the woman in the face before grabbing the purse and running away.

Police officers responded quickly and caught the young thieves. One of the boys put up a fight when he was arrested, police said.

Both boys were charged as juveniles with theft and one faces an additional count of resisting arrest.

Small dog being blamed for overturned truck full of beer

The truck 
By: Tanya Malhotra

(Scroll down for video) Cans of beer rolled around on a busy road in Florida, after a little dog distracted a truck driver.

A Budweiser beer truck overturned on the highway in Hernando County, spilling many bottles of Natural Light beer.

A spokesperson for the Florida Highway Patrol, said that the accident happened when the driver was distracted by his dog, which was in the cabin.

The accident occurred on Interstate 75 south of State Road 50, and no one was hurt, according to Florida Highway Patrol Sgt. Steve Gaskins.

Malcolm Jamal Wilcox, 23, of Fernandina Beach, drove the truck when he struck the center median while he was distracted with the small dog.

The incident took place around 7:30 a.m., when Wilcox had drifted towards the shoulder of the road and he turned too hard to the left to correct the drift, according to the police report.

Wilcox, 23, was ticketed for reckless driving.

Two men carjack woman in labor at gunpoint

Deverey Hasani-Jarod Kelley and Cornell Robinson 
By: Feng Qian

Two men were jailed after they carjacked a woman while she was on her way to the hospital.

25-year-old Deverey Hasani-Jarod Kelley of Maryland, was jailed for carjacking the woman who was in labor and on the way to the hospital.

U.S. District Judge J. Frederick Motz sentenced Kelley to 5 years in prison. The prison sentence will be followed by three years supervised release.

Kelley and his accomplice were convicted of pointing guns at two people in Copeland Street in Annapolis. Prosecutors said that the victims were on the way to the hospital because the woman was in labor.

Kelley and co-defendant Cornell Robinson, forced the woman out of the car at gunpoint. She was ordered to go into a nearby building, where they demanded money.

Robinson took the victim’s car keys and the two men drove off in the car.

Annapolis police pursued the car. During the chase, Kelley threw out a loaded gun, which was recovered by police.

Robinson and Kelley got out of the car on Tyler Avenue and fled, but were arrested nearby. Police also recovered a shotgun.

A federal jury convicted Robinson, 45, of Washington, D.C. He faces 15 years in prison for carjacking, life in prison for possession and brandishing a firearm in furtherance of a crime of violence, and 10 years in prison for possession of a firearm and ammunition by a felon.

Police kill 6 people for hunting tigers

Tiger illustration 
By: Chan Yuan

6 people were shot dead by police for hunting tigers.

Police in Bangladesh, killed the 6 tiger poachers over the weekend, during a shootout in a park.

The 20-minute gunfight erupted when police launched a crackdown on people who hunt endangered tigers.

The incident took place in the Sundarbans National Park, according to S.M. Moniruzzaman, deputy inspector general of police in Khulna Range.

5 police officers were injured in the shootout. Police recovered three Tiger skins, which appeared to be from animals that had been recently killed, and five guns from the hunters, Moniruzzaman said.

The crackdown came amid heightened pressure to take action on poaching of endangered tigers. Fewer than 2,500 Bengal tigers are left in the wild.

Tiger are being hunted for trade. Dead tiger are sold for $3,000 to $4,000 each in the domestic market. Once it is exported, mainly to China, the amount value rises exponentially.

85-year-old man drives into lake and smokes pipe as car sinks into water

Car in pond 
By: Wayne Morin

An elderly man who drove his car into a lake, was found smoking a pipe as his car was sinking into the water, police in the United Kingdom said.

Warwickshire police said that the 85-year-old man accidentally drove into the lake, and then was sitting in his car calmly smoking his pipe while waiting to be rescued.

The incident unfolded at a farm in Loxley, Warwickshire, around 2:30 p.m. on Tuesday. The elderly man was fishing in the lake before the incident occurred.

Rescuers of the West Midlands Ambulance Service said that when they approached the lake, they saw the elderly man smoking his pipe and chatting with a farmer.

Firefighters pulled the driver from his car and brought him back to dry land. Rescuers gave the man dry clothes as he was taken to a hospital for observation.

20-year-old millionaire burns $200,000 Ferrari because he wanted another car

Ferrari on fire 
By: Mahesh Sarin

(Scroll down for video) A young millionaire in Switzerland, who wanted to purchase a brand-new luxury car, decided to torch his older model in order to use the insurance money for his new Ferrari.

The 20-year-old unidentified man, set fire to a Ferrari 458 Italia, which he received as a gift from his father.

The man currently owns 14 other cars, including a Lamborghini.

He is also the owner of a real estate portfolio worth nearly $30 million. The 20-year-old man visited the dealer for a new Ferrari 458 Speciale.

He was offered $193,500 for the old car, but that was not enough for the new car.

One of the dealers suggested that he destroy his old car in order to claim the insurance value, which was higher than the market price.

Three accomplices were recruited, including a person who works at the dealership, and to avoid suspicion, the group crossed the border into Germany to do the dirty work.

Once they found a quiet area, the 20-year-old and one of the accomplices visited a brothel, while the other two set the car on fire.

However, images from security cameras led to the arrest of those involved. They were all charged with insurance fraud. In court, the 20-year-old man was sentenced to 22 months probation and was given a fine of $33,000.

Homeowner shocked to find pig weighing 700 pounds living in tenant’s apartment

Pig illustration 
By: Tanya Malhotra

A homeowner in the United Kingdom, was shocked to find a large pig living inside his tenant's apartment as he inspected his property.

Dr. Gary Armstrong of Barton, said that he rented out the house located on Green Lane, after he moved away.

Employees of a construction company who were doing work on the property, notified Armstrong about the presence of the pig.

Armstrong said that he was shocked by the large size of the pig.

He believes that the animal weighs around 700 pounds. During a previous inspection, the tenant his the pig in a locked room.

Armstrong complained that his once beautiful home is now ruined. The tenant wrote that had no pets on the application.

Armstrong filed a petition to have the tenant evicted from the property for not following the terms of the contract.

Journalist uploads sexy photos of herself on the Internet to better understand revenge porn

Anna Richardson 
By: Feng Qian

(Scroll down for video) A journalist in the United Kingdom, announced that she uploaded sexy photos of herself on the Internet, in order to better understand the consequences of revenge porn.

44-year-old Anna Richardson of London, put her body on the line in preparation for a Channel 4 documentary to show how damaging revenge porn can be for the victims.

Richardson explained that anyone who has ever taken a sexy photo, can be at risk. Revenge porn happens when someone maliciously shares sexual intimate photos without consent.

There are specific revenge porn websites where exes can upload photos without consent of the other party. In most cases, addresses and phone numbers are also revealed.

Within hours, the victim begins getting harassing phone calls from strangers. Once these images are on the Internet, they can never be taken down.

Most videos end up on adult websites.

Richardson said that the only way to truly understand revenge porn was to experience it, so she decided to take some pornographic pictures of herself and share it on social media websites.

Within four days of placing the images online, it had 100,000 views and a lot of comments.

Man beats up brother and destroys home because he was not given McDonald's sandwich

Thomas Veres 
By: Chan Yuan

(Scroll down for video) A man was arrested on a charge of assault after allegedly beating up his brother because he was not given a McDonald's sandwich, police in Pennsylvania said.

Union Township police said that they have arrested 47-year-old Thomas Veres, after being accused of destroying his brother’s house located at 6070 Pleasant Street.

Veres was charged with harassment and assault after the incident around 12:30 a.m. on Wednesday. He was booked into the Washington County jail, and his bail was set at $2,500.

According to the police investigation, Thomas Veres was furious when he came home and found his brother, 58-year-old Matthew Veres, had eaten the three McDonald's sandwiches and did not save one for him.

Police said that Thomas Veres ransacked the house, knocking over furniture and appliances, and threw food. Matthew Veres suffered bruises on his right eye and left cheek.

He also suffered cuts on his ears.

Parents persuade their 14-year-old stepson to set his behind on fire

Connie Kirby and William Kirby 
By: Wayne Morin

(Scroll down for video) Parents were arrested on charges of reckless endangerment after allegedly persuading their stepson to set his behind on fire as part of a social media stunt, police in Pennsylvania said.

Fayette County police said that they have arrested 37-year-old Connie Kirby and William Kirby, after 14-year-old Tre Kirby suffered burn injuries on his behind.

The boy was denied treatment for a month, causing the wounds to become infected. According to the police investigation, Connie Kirby convinced Tre Kirby to accept a social media fire challenge.

As part of the fire challenge, a person must set their own behind on fire by pouring alcohol on it light it with a cigarette lighter.

When the boy refused, Connie Kirby called him a punk.

After being called names, Tre Kirby agreed to the fire challenge.

The boy poured alcohol on his behind and set it on fire. When the fire began to spread, his sister put out the flames with Kool-aid.

The boy suffered burns on 16 percent of his body. Police said that both parents refused to take Tre Kirby to a hospital.

Connie Kirby told police that the children made up the story about the fire challenge because they wanted to live with their mother.

She blamed the burns and standing too close to a camp fire.

Doctors determined that story of being burned by a fire was not consistent with the boy’s injuries. Doctors also said that the boy’s scars will never heal.

Connie and William Kirby face several charges, including assault and reckless endangerment.