Company offers to break up with your lover instead of you for a small fee

The Break Up Shop website 
By: Mahesh Sarin

(Scroll down for video) A company based in Canada, recently announced a new service, offering to break up your relationship for a small fee so you don't have to do the dirty work.

The Breakup Shop will end things for you so you don’t have to fight with your lover and enables you to move on quickly with your new relationship.

For as little as $10 you can buy a text or email, which is sent to your partner, informing them of your decision to break up.

If a simple text or email sounds too harsh, you can schedule a phone call made by one of The Breakup Shop employees, but this will cost you $30.

For those people who want to send a paper letter, a standard page will cost you $20 and a customizable letter, with explanations and more specific details, will cost $30.

The founders of the company, Mackenzie and his brother Evan, said that since people are paying to start relationships, they didn’t see a reason why people wouldn’t pay to end relationships.

University professor removed from class after saying n****r during discussion

Andrea Quenette 
By: Tanya Malhotra

(Scroll down for video) A university professor in Kansas, was removed from class after using a racial slur during a heated discussion about race.

33-year-old Andrea Quenette, a teacher at the University of Kansas, was slapped with a discrimination complaint after saying the word n****r in class in front of students.

Officials at the university said that they are investigating the discrimination complaint against Quenette.

The assistant professor of communication studies, said that she was notified on Friday morning, that five students filed the discrimination complaint against her.

She requested a leave of absence, and the school vowed that she will remain off campus until the investigation is completed.

Quenette used the racial slur class on Thursday, after a heated town hall forum about race. Quenette apologized and said that she did not intend to offend anyone.

Quenette worked at the university for two years.

Nude dancer beats up man because he told her to lose weight

Stripper illustration 
By: Feng Qian

Police are looking to arrest a nude dancer on a charge of assault after allegedly beating up a young man because he rejected her advances, police in South Carolina said.

The Myrtle Beach Police Department said that they are looking for the 25-year-old stripper after punching 23-year-old Kyle Yeomans in the face at the Derriere’s Gentlemens Club on Sunday around 1:45 a.m.

Yeomans told investigators that he was annoyed by the stripper, who weighs about 125 pounds, because he didn’t find her attractive.

Yeomans told the police that he was drunk at the time of the incident. At some point, Yeomans told the dancer that she should go to the gym and lose weight.

The stripper was described as a white woman with long black hair. In response to the Yeomans’ comments, the stripper jumped off stage and struck him four times in the face.

The bouncers then dragged Yeomans out of the club. A witness at the scene told police that he saw the stripper hitting Yeomans.

Police went to the club to arrest the stripper, but the Derriere’s Gentlemens Club did not open for business and the stripper was not located.

Prison inmates mold gun using soap and toilet paper to escape from jail

Inmates’ fake gun made from soap and toilet paper 
By: Chan Yuan

(Scroll down for video) Two prison inmates were charged with attempted escape after allegedly molding a gun from soap and toilet paper in an attempt to escape from jail, police in Louisiana said.

Officials at the Lafourche Parish Detention Center, said that 49-year-old Troy Benner and 32-year-old Treiston Pierron, planned to escape from prison using an improvised gun molded from soap and toilet paper.

During a raid of the suspects’ prison cells, officers found keys from handcuffs that was dropped by a guard. According to the police investigation, Benner was the mastermind behind the plot and made the makeshift weapon.

Pierron had knowledge of Benner’s activity and helped him plan the escape attempt. The two inmates were charged with attempted escape.

Benner’s bail was raised to $400,000 while Pierron’s bail was reset at $300,000.

Woman steals lobster tails from grocery and hides them between her legs

Yolanda Hill 
By: Wayne Morin

A woman was arrested on a charge of theft after allegedly stealing lobster tails from a grocery store and hiding them between her legs, police in Texas said.

Austin police said that they have arrested 59-year-old Yolanda Hill, after being accused of trying to leave the H-E-B located in the 5300 block of Riverside Drive, without paying for lobster tails.

Hill has been charged with one count of theft. She has been convicted of theft twice in two unrelated incidents.

According to the police investigation, Hill tried to steal the lobster tails from the H-E-B on Tuesday around 4:30 p.m., but a loss prevention officer stopped her from leaving the store.

The officer found the lobsters hidden under her dress between her legs. The officer called the police, who arrived at the scene to arrest Hill.

The lobsters cost around $110.

Man dies of heart attack after biting his girlfriend and mother while he was high on drugs

Taser illustration 
By: Mahesh Sarin

A young man died of a heart attack after biting his girlfriend and mother while he was high on drugs, police in Georgia said.

The Coweta County Sheriff's Office said that 32-year-old Chase Alan Sherman, died during a struggle with the police after being called to the scene by his mother and girlfriend.

The Georgia Bureau of Investigation said that Sherman’s mother, Mary Ann Sherman, called police around 9:00 p.m. on Friday, saying that her son is out of control.

Mary Ann Sherman told police on the phone that she, her husband, her son and her son's girlfriend are in her car and traveling south on Interstate 85.

She advised police that her son was going crazy after consuming a synthetic drug. She also said that her son was biting his girlfriend and herself, and she doesn’t know how to stop him.

Police officers who arrived at the scene, tried to detain Chase Alan Sherman, but he resisted. During the fight, one of the officers used a stun gun, but he continued to resist.

Suddenly, Chase Alan Sherman went into cardiac arrest and emergency personnel performed CPR. He was taken to a nearby hospital, where he was pronounced dead.

Man beats his neighbor's dog with baseball bat because it barked at him

Dog illustration 
By: Tanya Malhotra

A man was arrested on a charge of animal abuse after allegedly using a baseball bat to beat his neighbor’s dog because it barked at him, police in Japan said.

Utsunomiya police said that they have arrested 42-year-old Kenichi Atsuumi, after being accused of beating his neighbor’s dog until its head split open.

According to the police investigation, the incident unfolded on Sunday afternoon, as Atsuumi came home from work and found the dog barking at him.

Atsuumi became angry and went into his house to grab a baseball bat. He approached his neighbor's house and attacked the dog while it was chained to its kennel.

The owner of the dog ran out of his home after hearing the commotion. He found his dog bleeding from the head, nose and mouth.

The dog suffered concussions, but survived the attack. During questioning, Atsuumi told investigators that he lost his cool because the dog was barking at him.

Nearly nude models seen hugging one another to stay warm while posing with luxury cars outdoors

Victoria’s Secret angels illustration 
By: Feng Qian

(Scroll down for video) A group of scantily clad models in China, were seen hugging one another during a photo shoot with luxury cars in order to stay warm, according to a video uploaded to the Internet.

The group of nearly nude models who were struggling to battle the cold temperatures during a fashion show in Wuhan, decided to warm up by hugging one another.

Part of the photo shoot was held outdoors despite the freezing temperatures in order to take pictures of the models standing beside luxury cars.

The promotional event was organized by a real estate company looking to attract more business. About 12 models dressed as Victoria's Secret angels for the event called beautiful frozen people.

The owners of the real estate company said that the campaign was a success as they received a spike in calls following the event.

Firefighter deliberately sets fires to be able to extinguish them

Fire illustration 
By: Chan Yuan

A firefighter was arrested on a charge of arson after allegedly setting fires in order to be able to extinguish them, police in Japan said.

Inakadate police said that they have arrested 32-year-old Shota Kawasaki, after being accused of setting multiple fires so he would be able to extinguish them, causing thousands of dollars in damages.

According to the police investigation, on Friday around 4:30 a.m., residents noticed smoke coming from a warehouse and called for help.

Members of the volunteer fire department rushed to the scene including Kawasaki who lived just several houses away.

Firefighters were able to extinguish the fire, but the roof of the warehouse was damaged.

After the incident, police reviewed surveillance cameras, which showed Kawasaki dumping flammable material on the floor of the warehouse about 15 minutes before the fire broke out.

A spokesperson for the fire department described Kawasaki’s actions as unbelievable. Police said that Kawasaki is suspected to have been behind numerous suspicious fires over the past few months.

15-year-old girl stabs boy because he told her friend’s boyfriend that girlfriend was cheating on him

Lovers illustration 
By: Wayne Morin

A 15-year-old girl who was angry that a boy told her friend's boyfriend that his girlfriend was cheating on him, decided to kill him, police in the United Kingdom said.

Reading police said that the girl, who was not identified, was arrested on a charge of attempted murder after stabbing the unidentified boy in the chest with a large kitchen knife.

According to the police investigation, the 15-year-old girl ambushed her victim in the street after sending him several threatening text messages with a picture of a knife.

The girl became angry because the victim told her friends that she had been talking about them behind their backs in connection with one student kissing another.

The victim also told another boy that his girlfriend was cheating on him.

The Reading Crown Court heard that the girl and the victim were friends and they used to walk home from school together every afternoon.

However, on the day of the attack, the girl sent a flurry of messages asking him to meet her.

He finally agreed to see her at noon, and while waiting at the corner of Granville Road, he saw the girl walking toward him, hiding something inside her shirt.

Suddenly, she pulled out a long kitchen knife and raised it above his head. She then stabbed him several times in the chest.

He was taken to the John Radcliffe Hospital in Oxford, where his condition was critical and had emergency life-saving surgery.

Boy demands $15 million because teacher took away clock that was mistaken for bomb

Ahmed Mohamed 
By: Mahesh Sarin

(Scroll down for video) The family of a boy living in Qatar, filed a lawsuit against a city, after a teacher took away their child’s clock because it was mistaken for a bomb, according to court documents in Texas.

The family members of 14-year-old Ahmed Mohamed, who was detained by police in Irving, want $15 million as compensation for the boy’s trouble.

Mohamed was briefly suspended from school after bringing to class a homemade clock that looked like a bomb. The family revealed that the incident has sparked threats against the teen, which left him deeply traumatized.

After the incident, Ahmed and his family moved to Qatar, where the boy will complete his education.

The boy’s lawyers are demanding $10 million from the city of Irving and $5 million from the Irving Independent School District, saying that Mohamed was publicly abused and remains scarred.

In addition to the compensation, the boy wants an apology, saying that following the arrest, he received threatening emails and feared for his safety.

According to the lawsuit, the only reason the school overreacted was because of the boy’s race. School officials defended their actions, saying that they were only concerned for the safety of their students.

Wife pours poison in husband's wine because he didn’t accept her daughter’s boyfriend

Jacqueline and Katherine Patrick 
By: Tanya Malhotra

A woman was arrested on a charge of attempted murder after pouring anti-freeze into her husband's wine in an attempt to kill him because he didn’t accept her daughter’s boyfriend, police in the United Kingdom said.

Now, 55-year-old Jacqueline Patrick of London, has been sentenced to serve 15 years in prison after being accused of trying to kill 70-year-old Douglas Patrick.

Jacqueline Patrick’s daughter, Katherine, 21, was sentenced to serve three years in prison after pleading guilty to inciting another to administer a noxious substance.

According to the police investigation, the couple had been married for almost 30 years and had two children. The court heard that problems began when the couple’s younger daughter brought home a boyfriend.

The father refused to accept the boyfriend, and the mother wasn’t happy about his decision. As a result, Jacqueline Patrick poured anti-freeze into a bottle of wine before giving it to her husband for dinner.

When Douglas Patrick fell ill the next morning, she called an ambulance and told paramedics that he suffers from kidney failure and the wine caused the condition to flare up again.

She faked a note from her husband, saying that he did not want to be revived and wanted to die with dignity with his family by his side.

He spent several days in an induced coma before having to learn to walk and talk again during a year of rehabilitation.

The court also heard that Katherine Patrick encouraged her mother to poison Douglas Patrick.

Babysitter burned 10-month-old boy in hot bath until his skin peeled off

Feng Qian 
By: Atare Tepania

(Scroll down for video) A babysitter in Australia, was arrested for burning a young child.

The man was accused of leaving the 10-month-old baby boy alone under boiling hot water until his skin started peeling off.

The injured child remains in a medically induced coma at Westmead Children's Hospital in Sydney, with severe burns to over 40 percent of his body.

The child also had a significant head injury, which is believed to have been caused by the babysitter who was identified as 23-years-old Atare Tepania.

Tepania, who is not the child’s father, allegedly told police that he placed the boy in the bathtub after he vomited. He then turned on the hot water and went outside to smoke a cigarette and to charge his phone.

Prosecutor Daniel Winter asked the judge at the Penrith Court, to hold the suspect without bail because he showed little remorse for inflicting terrible wounds on the child.

Winter said that the suspect was more concerned about losing custody of his own son if he gets locked up.

The New South Wales (NSW) Department of Community Service had recently allowed the suspect to resume having custody of his biological son after he was previously taken away.

The 10-month-old boy’s parents, who do not live together, are devastated over the incident. They are at the baby’s bedside and hope that he recovers.

Tepania is the boyfriend of the baby’s 21-year-old mother. He was accused of inflicting the life-threatening injuries to the child. The baby was found with significant burns to his head, neck, chest and back.

He is said to be in critical but stable condition.

Couple throws McDonald’s cash register to floor while making out at counter

McDonald's illustration 
By: Chan Yuan

A couple in Australia, caused damage at McDonald’s while making out at the counter.

Police responded to calls from the management team of McDonald's in Innisfail, Queensland, just after midnight on Friday morning, after reports that a lustful couple had broken the screen of a cash register.

The employees who work the night shift at the Ernest Street McDonald's, said that they witnessed the lovers “furiously making out” at the counter before they pushed the register to the ground.

The couple’s intimate moments were interrupted as soon as the registration fell, causing the screen to crack. A police spokesperson said that as soon as the man and woman realized what had happened, they ran out of the store.

After reviewing security cameras, police said the damage appears to be an accident. However, they said that they still want to talk to the couple, who might have to pay for the damage they caused.

Police are still investigating the incident. So far, no arrests have been made.

Couple receives their order of 24-piece dinnerware in 48 boxes from Tesco

Joanne Murphy with the boxes 
By: Wayne Morin

A couple of the United Kingdom, was left with a load of garbage after ordering a set of dinnerware from Tesco.

Joanne and Billy Murphy from Ashton-under-Lyne, Manchester, said that they ordered a set of dinnerware and the delivery took much longer than anticipated.

When the order finally arrived after 14 days, the couple was left with a mountain of cardboard boxes in their living room after the 24 piece set was delivered in 48 separate boxes.

The couple said that every plate, bowl and cup was wrapped in paper, placed in its own individual box and then placed inside a second larger box.

Ironically, despite the careful packing, four bowls and a cup arrived broken.

Joanne Murphy, 39, a mother of two children, described the delivery as “ridiculous,” and was upset that Tesco had ignored their requests to help clear the piles of cardboard. She is concerned about the environmental impact of the cardboard.

The couple paid £50 ($75) for the 24 piece dinnerware set.

Billy Murphy, 38, a railway engineer, said that he pays £6 ($9) a month as part of the Tesco Delivery Saver because they use their service for delivering their groceries.

Teen mother throws baby to her death because her family disliked her mixed race

Mubashra Uddin 
By: Mahesh Sarin

(Scroll down for video) A teenage mother of Illinois, allegedly killed her baby because she was of mixed race.

Police in Chicago, said that the mother threw her daughter to her death from the eighth floor window of her parents’ apartment.

Prosecutors said that 19-year-old Mubashra Uddin, hid her pregnancy from her parents by wearing baggy clothes and killed the baby because she feared her parents would not accept the child because of her mixed race.

Uddin told the baby’s father and a close friend about the pregnancy, according to the police report.
After initially denying any relationship with the baby, Uddin turned herself in to police and said that she gave birth to the full term baby and threw her out of the eighth floor apartment window as she heard her mother coming into the room.

Uddin's lawyer, Adam Sheppard, said she was a straight A student at Devry University.

Uddin is being held without bail on a charge of first-degree murder, but she did not attend the hearing because she was hospitalized.

Police said that a man found the newborn with the umbilical cord still attached in the grass outside the high-rise apartment building. The newborn baby was still breathing when the man called for help.

The baby later died from her injuries at a hospital. An autopsy found the baby's death was a homicide caused by blunt trauma. The baby girl suffered fractures to her skull, spine, and ribs.

Hot-looking woman catches super sniffing and stealing her used underwear in her apartment

Ashley Chase and Jose Cedillo 
By: Tanya Malhotra

(Scroll down for video) A woman of New York, became worried when she noticed her underwear disappearing.

Ashlyn Chase, 26, of Manhattan, said that after several of her underwear went missing from her apartment, she downloaded an application on a phone to catch the culprit.

The her surprise, Chase, a financial analyst, caught her building superintendent smelling and stealing the items.

Chase handed over the video of to the police, leading to the arrest of 32-year-old Jose Cedillo. He was charged with burglary as a sexually motivated felony and petit larceny.

It all started about a year ago, not long after Chase moved to 334 East 55th Street in Manhattan. When she returned home to her apartment after being away for a weekend, she realized that one of her bras was missing.

In the coming weeks and months, several more articles of clothes went missing from her apartment, including three pairs of underwear, four bras and bikini tops.

Later, she realized that a pair of panties that had been placed in the laundry basket disappeared without a trace, leading to the conclusion that the underwear thief must have been someone who had access to her apartment.

Chase downloaded the application to an old smartphone that automatically activates the camera whenever motion is detected.

With the trap set, Chase left for the weekend. Ten minutes later, Chase received an alert on her phone that someone was walking around in her apartment.

Chase released the video, showing Cedillo opening her lights and smelling her underwear before walking out of her house with the items.

When questioned by police, Cedillo allegedly admitted to the repulsive act, telling investigators that he took the worn garments and threw them away.

Cedillo pleaded not guilty to the charges. He was released from jail after posting $50,000 bail. Chase now lives with a roommate as she fears for her safety.

Judge solicits sexual favors from men in exchange for money or lighter sentences

Joseph Boeckmann 
By: Feng Qian

(Scroll down for video) A judge found himself on the wrong side of the law for using male defendants for his own sexual pleasure.

The 69-year-old judge of Arkansas, was suspended as investigators look into claims that he asked male defendants for sexual favors in exchange for lighter sentences or money.

Judge Joseph Boeckmann was suspended on Thursday, for committing multiple disciplinary offenses. The judge allegedly asked male defendants to pick up garbage at his home so that he can take photos of their backsides.

He also took photos of one man with and without clothing. Another man claimed that the judge spanked his backside for his own sexual gratification and as a punishment for his crime in exchange for a lighter sentence.

The judge allegedly took photos of the man’s backside after the spanking.

The Arkansas Judicial Discipline and Disability Commission revealed that Boeckmann used his power as a judge “to form personal and sexual relationships with certain litigants.”

Boeckmann presides over a district court in Cross County. All of the defendants involved were men, police said.

Judge Boeckmann maintains his innocence and said that he will fight the charges. Boeckmann will not be in any court until the investigation is completed.

Man named ‘Cookie Monster’ for robbing 30 fast-food restaurants and demanding cookies

Eugene Bradshaw 
By: Chan Yuan

A man was arrested after being linked to 30 armed robberies during which he demanded cookies along with cash.

Police in Texas, have arrested the man who was named the “Cookie Monster,” after demanding cookies during armed robberies.

24-year-old Eugene Bradshaw is accused of robbing over 30 fast-food restaurants, and he often demanded cookies to be handed over to him along with cash, police said.

Bradshaw and his accomplice Kristy George, 34, were arrested on a charge of armed robbery with a deadly weapon in 33 cases in the last two months.

The robberies took place in the Houston area, according to the Harris County Sheriff’s Office.

Surveillance video of some of the robberies, showed Bradshaw walking into the restaurants with a bag in his hand. He told restaurant employees that he has a gun in his pocket and demanded cash and cookies before fleeing, police said.

Elderly couple holds thief at gunpoint to prevent him from driving away with their stolen items

Aaron Lujan 
By: Wayne Morin

(Scroll down for video) Police arrested a man while he was being held at gunpoint by two elderly people.

The suspect of New Mexico, was still wearing his ID bracelet from an arrest earlier in the day. He was charged with burglary for an unrelated incident.

26-year-old Aaron Lujan was released from jail on Thursday, but hours later, he was caught loading stolen items into a stolen car in Albuquerque.

A 70-year-old man saw Lujan take his belongings and place them into the vehicle. The man attempted to talk to Lujan, but was ignored.

The man then went back into his house and armed himself with a shotgun. He told his 66-year-old wife about the thief and she grabbed a handgun.

The couple confronted Lujan, and held him at gunpoint close to the car until police arrived. The officers’ body cameras recorded the suspect cowering on the floor near the car.

He admitted to police that he was released from prison just hours before stealing the couple’s belongings which included, a generator, tools and the couple’s car keys.

The couple’s friend said that the 70-year-old man is an army veteran and his wife likes hunting.

Woman gets 40 bags of goldfish after ordering table on ebay

Becky Smith showing off her goldfish 
By: Feng Qian

(Scroll down for video) A woman in the United Kingdom, who was surprised to get 40 bags filled with goldfish after ordering a table on ebay, took a video of her order and uploaded it to Facebook.

Jacqueline Johnson of London, posted the video clip, showing 21-year-old Becky Smith holding her goldfish.

The video went viral, and has been viewed more than 4 million times. Smith originally ordered a glass table with chairs for 180 pounds ($272), but she has received 40 bags of live fish instead.

Smith said on the video that she will have to buy a fish tank in order to keep all her fish alive. Her two young children were home at the time of the incident.

Later that day, the delivery person returned to her home in order to apologize and take away the fish. She has since received her table and chairs.

24-year-old man and 16-year-old girlfriend force his 2-year-old son to smoke cigarettes

Shun Habuchi, his girlfriend and son 
By: Chan Yuan

(Scroll down for video) A couple was arrested on a charge of violating the physical violence act after allegedly forcing a 2-year-old boy to smoke cigarettes, police in Japan said.

Nagoya police said that they have arrested 24-year-old Shun Habuchi and his 16-year-old girlfriend, who was not identified, after uploading a video on Facebook, showing them forcing his 2-year-old son to smoke cigarettes.

The couple was charged with one count of violating the act on punishment of physical violence and others. According to the police investigation, the incident unfolded on Wednesday.

The couple recorded the act of abuse and uploaded the video on Habuchi's Facebook page. The video showed the couple put a lit cigarette in the child's mouth and made him puff on it about six times.

The child can be seen choking on the cigarette smoke. During questioning, the two suspects admitted the allegations, saying they did it for fun.

Father marries his 15-year-old daughter after getting her pregnant

Sad girl illustration 
By: Wayne Morin

A father was arrested on a charge of rape after having a sexual relationship with his daughter and getting her pregnant, police in Zimbabwe said.

Gokwe police said that the 48-year-old man, who was not identified, has been given a fine of $50 and released from custody after police learned that he married his 15-year-old daughter.

According to the police investigation, the father demanded sex from his biological daughter when his wife was not around. The sexual abuse continued over a long period of time, and the girl is now pregnant.

The father has pulled his daughter out from school, married her and ordered her to work in his store, where he sells produce.

The incident came to light after the father’s wife reported the abuse to the police because she felt disgusted with sharing a man with her stepdaughter.

According to witnesses, the man assaulted his wife and broke her leg because she reported the matter to the police. Another witness said that the girl and the father are seen kissing in public all the time.