Teenager and 2 friends kidnap grandmother and throw her in trunk of car while joyriding

Dylan Martin and Billy Joseph Underwood 
By: Wayne Morin

(Scroll down for video) Three teenagers were arrested after kidnapping an elderly woman and taking her car for a joyride.

The three teenagers of Washington, were accused of kidnapping the 86-year-old woman and stuffing her in the trunk of her car.

16-year-old Dylan Martin took 15-year-old Billy Joseph Underwood and Underwood’s 14-year-old girlfriend to his great grandmother's home to abduct her.

Hazel Abel was abducted around 8:00 p.m., from her home in Kennewick.

Court documents show that Abel went to answer a knock on her door. When she opened it, the teenagers threw dirt in her face, eyes and mouth. They then pushed her to the ground, tied her hands together, stuffed something in her mouth and covered her head with a hood.

The teens then walked the terrified woman to her garage and placed her in the trunk of her car.

The teens then drove for hours with the woman in the trunk. The teenagers were on their way to Portland, Oregon, when they stopped at Walmart.

When the car stopped, Abel managed to untied her hands and pulled a cord that opened the trunk.

She got out and screamed for help. A Walmart employee came to her aid and the teenagers were arrested. Martin allegedly told investigators that he stole $60 from his great grandmother.

The two males will face charges as adults while the 14-year-old girl face a juvenile court judge.

The boys are facing charges of kidnapping, theft, unauthorized use of a vehicle and recklessly endangering.

Grandmother cuts up $1.1 million in cash because she didn’t want to leave her family any inheritance

Cash illustration 
By: Mahesh Sarin

An elderly woman in Australia, who didn’t want to leave her family any inheritance, decided to shred her cash and destroy the documents of her bank accounts.

The 85-year-old woman, who was not identified, destroyed nearly 950,000 euros ($1.1 million) in an apparent attempt to stop her family from inheriting her fortune.

The grandmother also cut her savings accounts books before her death in a retirement home. The cut bank documents and money were discovered after the woman’s death on her bed.

The woman’s family filed a criminal complaint of property damage, but prosecutors said that no charges can be filed as the woman had no obligation to leave money to her family.

A spokesperson for the National Bank of Australia, said that if the family can turn in the shredded cash, it might be replaced.

Prison inmates use friendly mouse to transport drugs between wings

mouse illustration 
By: Mahesh Sarin

Some prisoners in Brazil, came up with a unique way to use a mouse that was found in prison.

Prison guards have caught the mouse that prisoners used as a drug courier to take cocaine and cannabis from one inmate to the other

The animal was trained to move between wings with the narcotics attached to a piece of rope, which was tied to its tail.

Warders at the Barra da Grota Prison in Araguaina, made the surprising discovery last Friday. The mouse is believed to have transported around 30 packets of cannabis.

They are now examining the surveillance cameras.

A prison guard said: “We thought we had seen everything, but this is definitely new. The mouse seemed to be well cared for in the prison as it likes to be around people and be stoked.”

Prison guards uploaded a video, showing a rope attached its tail. The mouse was discovered when the guards saw it crawling with the string attached to its tail.

They followed it and watched it crawl to the next wing. Once the animal reached the intended prison, an inmate would remove the rope.

Guards were surprised to see that the animal was domesticated. They will now investigate as to which inmate cared for the animal.

Woman cuts off her third breast after suffering from depression

Woman with two breasts illustration 
By: Tanya Malhotra

A woman who suffered from depression as a result of her third breast that grew on her chest, decided to have it removed, doctors in India said.

The 41-year-old mother, who was not identified, suffered from polymastia, which is the growth of an extra breast.

The third breast located on the left side of her chest, grew to three times the size of her right breast, causing her to suffer back and shoulder pain.

The woman also became extremely depressed and refused to leave her home. The woman reported that her third breast began growing 10 years ago, after the birth of her child.

A mastectomy was performed and the patient was happy with her cosmetic surgery.

In a follow up with doctors, the woman reported that she recently began going out of her home and is enjoying a social life.

Woman cuts out pregnant woman’s baby because she miscarried her own baby and was afraid to tell her husband

Nancy Carrasco 
By: Feng Qian

A woman was arrested on a charge of murder after allegedly cutting open a pregnant woman and stealing her baby, police in Mexico said.

Tijuana police said that they have arrested 34-year-old Nancy Carrasco, after being accused of killing 23-year-old Luvineydi Yasmin Velazquez Thomas.

According to the police investigation, Carrasco was 6 months pregnant when she suffered a miscarriage. The woman decided not tell anyone about her miscarriage and pretended to still be pregnant.

She continued going to doctor appointments, where she met Thomas. One day, Carrasco decided to invite Thomas to her home.

When she arrived, Carrasco strangled Thomas, and cut out the baby from her. Carrasco then admitted herself to a nearby hospital, where she claimed to have just given birth.

However, doctors became suspicious as Carrasco did not have any symptoms of a woman who had just given birth. Police went to Carrasco’s home, and were shocked to find the dead body of Thomas.

Carrasco then confessed to the crime, saying that she was terrified her husband would leave her if she did not bring home a baby.

Carrasco was charged with first-degree murder.

Teacher forces 7-year-old student to eat paper because he misbehaved in class

Notebook illustration 
By: Chan Yuan

A music teacher was arrested on a charge of deliberately endangering the life of a child under his care after forcing his student to eat a piece of paper because he misbehaved in class, police in the United Arab Emirates said.

Now, the 39-year-old man identified as C. P. of Dubai, was ordered to pay a fine of $544 after being convicted of endangerment.

According to the police investigation, the music teacher ordered his students to take notes of the lesson, but the 7-year-old boy ripped up his papers during class.

The teacher became angry and ordered the boy to eat the paper. When the boy came home that day, he began feeling ill, suffering from stomach pain vomiting and fever.

The father of the student reported the incident to the school principal, and the police were called. The boy a was taken to the Latifa hospital, where he was treated and released.

The teacher confessed to the incident, but said that he was just joking with the child and did not expect him to actually eat the paper.

In court, the teacher denied the charge and said that when he saw the child eating the paper, he took it away from him and threw the rest into the garbage.

The court however, found him guilty of endangerment and was ordered to be a fine of $544.

Man punches driver in the face because he parked poorly

Car parked badly illustration 
By: Wayne Morin

A man was arrested on a charge of assault after punching a driver in the face because he parked poorly, police in the United Arab Emirates said.

Now, the 24-year-old man identified as A. A. of Dubai, has been sentenced to serve three months in jail after being accused of assaulting the 27-year-old man identified as M. T.

The defendant was also ordered to pay a fine of $544.

According to the police investigation, A. A. was heavily intoxicated when he approached M. T. as he was parking his car at the Dubai Marina.

The defendant banged on the window, and the victim came out of the car. The defendant then punched the victim in the face, complaining that he had parked poorly.

The victim’s wife, identified as 24-year-old S. R., was at the scene and saw the defendant punch her husband. She told investigators that the defendant punched her husband once, and left.

He came back and punched her husband again before fleeing from the scene. The victim called the police who found that he was bleeding from the nose.

12-year-old boy cuts his neck while riding bike after pranksters tied rope to trees

Devon Davies wearing neck brace 
By: Mahesh Sarin

A boy was rushed to a hospital after slashing his neck while riding a bike on the street, police in Australia said.

12-year-old Devon Davies of Ballarat, was riding his BMX with his mother and brother on Tuesday, when he was knocked off it after coming into contact with a thin piece of rope tied between two trees.

The rope was tied to the trees by pranksters.

Davies was bleeding from his neck and his father, Jason, took him to a hospital, where he was examined by doctors who fitted him with a neck brace.

He was also treated for a laceration on his neck. Jason uploaded the photo of his son’s injury on social media websites, where people condemned the stupid pranksters.

Devon's mother reported the incident to the police, but so far, no arrests have been made. Police urged anyone with information to call the nearest police station.

18 year old kills 14-year-old girl for saying something disrespectful about her family

Antwan Smith 
By: Tanya Malhotra

(Scroll down for video) A fight between teenagers became deadly when one of them pulled a gun and shot the other.

18-year-old Antwan Smith of Nashville, Tennessee, faces charges of criminal homicide after pulling a gun and shooting her neighbor.

14-year-old Treyonta Burleson was shot around 4:30 p.m. Witnesses told police that the shooting occurred after an argument broke out between a group of teenagers.

Smith became angry and shot the 14-year-old girl after she allegedly made statement that disrespected Smith’s family.

Treyonta was hit in the torso and was rushed to the Vanderbilt University Medical Center, where she died.

Metropolitan Police said that after the shooting, Smith went into an apartment, but surrendered after SWAT officers arrived on the scene.

The 18-year-old woman is now in jail. Her bail was set at $250,000.

Dumb robber hands over victim’s ID to police when asked for identification

Mohammed Abdullah Ahmed 
By: Feng Qian

Police who were looking for a man who committed a robbery, had an easy time identifying him.

Police in Columbus, Ohio, said that they asked a suspect for identification, and he handed over the driver’s license of the victim.

Police were called about 9:00 p.m. on Monday, on reports of a robbery that occurred in the area of Morse Road and Cleveland Avenue.

The injured victim gave police a description of the suspect and he pointed to the direction that the suspect ran.

Moments later, police spotted the suspect, who was identified as Mohammed Abdullah Ahmed, and asked for his identification.

Police said that Ahmed handed them over the driver's license of the victim. Police said that additional property of the victim was also found on Ahmed, and he was arrested and charged with robbery.

Thief attacks mother while breastfeeding her baby in park and robs her

Elena Sobina 
By: Chan Yuan

(Scroll down for video) A woman was left traumatized after she was robbed at knifepoint while breastfeeding her baby.

39-year-old Elena Sobina was breastfeeding her baby on a park bench in Manhattan, New York, when she was attacked, police said.

The attacker saw Sobina feed her 6-month-old daughter on a bench located on Fort Tryon Park near Riverside Drive around 5:30 p.m. on Friday.

Sobina said that she chose that spot because it's on a hill and has a nice view. It is also a quite place.

Suddenly, a man walked up from behind her and pushed her to the ground, causing her baby to fall from her arms. Sobina began screaming and begged the attacker not to hurt her or her baby as he stood over her with the knife.

“I was screaming ‘Please, take my money.” She informed the man that her bag was on the stroller.
The man grabbed her bag and her cellphone and feld.

Police tracked him down by using a phone tracking application.

Police arrested the suspect, who was identified as 31-year-old Juan Garcia.

He was charged with theft, criminal possession of a weapon, endangering the welfare of a child and grand larceny.

Garcia has a rap sheet that includes drugs, burglary, and possession of stolen property.

BBC Reality television star pleads guilty after saying Down syndrome kids should be put down for living pointless lives

Ursula Presgrave 
By: Wayne Morin

A woman in the United Kingdom, was arrested after she posted a message to Facebook, which appeared to be offensive to many people.

23-year-old Ursula Presgrave of Wales, who appeared on BBC's The Call Centre, is facing jail for posting a message to Facebook, which called for kids with Down syndrome to be put down.

Presgrave, who was known for tattoos, piercings and profanity, told her followers on Facebook: “Anyone born with Down syndrome should be put down, it's just cruel to let them lead a pointless life of a vegetable.”

The 23-year-old woman was arrested and now she pleaded guilty to an offense under the Malicious Communications Act. She is facing 6 months in prison or a fine of £5000 ($7,600).

The message angered many social media users and resulted in a wave of complaints to the South Wales Police. More than 1,300 people have commented on the post and described it as “vile and sick.”

Prosecutor Linda Baker told the Swansea Magistrate’s Court that Presgrave’s cellphone was seized and it contained numerous photos with slogans mocking people with Down syndrome.

In court, Presgrave’s attorney Mark Davie, said that the reality TV star showed genuine remorse, and she made a public apology.

“She accepts that she crossed the line, and that is indicative of the fact that she has pleaded guilty,” he added.

Man pleasures himself outside supermarket while waving to shoppers

Solomon E. Smith III 
By: Mahesh Sarin

Police in Florida, were called after a man was seen pleasuring himself.

The man was seen standing near a Panama grocery store about 1:00 p.m., and pleasuring himself in front of shoppers.

A witness told police said that 39-year-old Solomon E. Smith III, waved to women while pleasuring himself.

When officers were trying to arrest Smith for indecent exposure, he fought back, adding additional charges of assaulting an officer and resisting arrest with violence, Panama City police said.

Witnesses said that Smith, was standing behind a fence at 2800 E. Fifth St., and was waving to shoppers in the parking lot while pleasuring himself.

When officers ordered Smith to put his hands behind his back, he refused, police said. As police tried to handcuff him, Smith allegedly pushed an officer several times before additional units arrived and were able to subdue him and take him into custody.

Smith was taken to the Bay County Jail, where his bail was set at $5,000.

5-year-old boy missing for 13 years found as he attempted to apply for college

Bobby and Julian Hernandez 
By: Tanya Malhotra

(Scroll down for video) A young man was shocked to learn that he was kidnapped from his mother when he was 5 years old and lived under a false name.

Julian Hernandez went missing in 2002 from Birmingham, Alabama, while his mother had custody of him. Police searched for him and suspected that he had been abducted by his father, Bobby Hernandez, 53.

The boy, who is an honor student, was looking to sign up for college when school officials learned that his social security number does not match his name.

After looking into the situation, they learned that the boy was living under a false name and he was on the missing persons database.

Police were notified, and his father Bobby Hernandez was arrested.

Police said that 13 years ago, Bobby was supposed to take his son to preschool, but instead, he withdrew cash from his bank accounts, took some of Julian’s possessions and fled.

The father and son were living in Cleveland, Ohio, where the father was arrested. Bobby’s attorney said that he is very distraught as he loves his son and he raised Julian to be the honor student that he is.

Bobby was charged in connection with the abduction, while Julian is in contact with his mother, who is overjoyed that he was found.

Thief burns mother and 4-year-old son to death because she did not have money

Burned house illustration 
By: Feng Qian

A thief set a woman and her son on fire because she did not have money to give him.

Thabo Masuku, 36, of Gauteng, South Africa, said that his neighbor called him at work to inform him that his house was on fire.

“I ran home only to find my wife and 4-year-old son in an ambulance and severely burned,” Masuku said.

He followed them to a hospital, where his wife, Refiloe Gumbi, 30, told him what had happened. She said that a man entered their house with a knife, demanding money.

When she said that she had nothing, the man began beating her and the son. He then grabbed paraffin from her primus stove and poured it on her and her son before setting them on fire.

The mother and son were severely injured and their home burned down. Siyabonga, 4, died the next day at the hospital. The mother, desperately clung to life, but died a few days later.

Refiloe left behind a 6-month-old daughter named Blessing, who was hospitalized and treated for smoke inhalation. She is now being cared for by a neighbor.

She also left behind a 6-year-old daughter and 9-year-old son, who are being raised by their father.

Tembisa police spokesperson Constable Patricia Mgijima confirmed that police are investigating a case of double murder. So far, no arrests have been made.

Woman’s Facebook friend steals her horse betting winnings by using bar code from photo she posted online

Chantelle’s Facebook post 
By: Chan Yuan

(Scroll down for video) A woman learned that hard way that not all of her Facebook friends are real friends.

The woman was thrilled when she won $816 at a horse race.

She took a selfie with her winning ticket and published it to Facebook.

When the woman, who was identified as Chantelle of Perth, Australia, went to collect the money 15 minutes later, she was told that someone had already claimed it.

Chantelle, who had never placed a horse bet before, went to the race with 2 of her friends and placed a $20 bet on a horse named Prince of Penzance at the Melbourne Cup horse racing.

When she won, she excitedly shared the selfie of herself with the winning ticket on her Facebook page. Chantelle said that she was unaware of the fact that the barcode of the ticket can be used at an automated machine to claim the cash.

Chantelle later posted a message to the thief saying: “To the low life who is obviously is my friend on Facebook and used my photo to claim the winnings. You're a massive d***. You ruined my day.”