Ice cream store sells cool treats containing cannabis

Ice cream cone (illustration) 
By: Tanya Malhotra

An ice cream store in Italy, announced that it began selling ice cream that contain cannabis in honor of a music star who loved to smoke marijuana.

The store in Alassio, claims that the ice cream has many health benefits.

A spokesperson for the store said that the cool treats can help fight arthritis, eczema and respiratory disorders.

However, the ice cream will not cause the consumer to get high as it does not contain the same mood altering chemicals as marijuana.

The ice cream has been developed as a tribute to Bob Marley, a reggae star who was often seen smoking marijuana.

Canapa Ligure, a non governmental agency that promotes the beneficial effects of hemp or cannabis, said that the ice cream tastes good and is good for your health.

Married pastor marries dead woman after getting her pregnant and killing her with abortion pills

Wedding ceremony (illustration) 
By: Feng Qian

A pastor in Nigeria, was forced to marry a dead woman after being accused of getting her pregnant and forcing her to swallow abortion pills to end her pregnancy.

Augustine Mendie of Akwa Ibom State, was accused of having a sexual relationship with one of his church members and getting her pregnant.

Mendie, who is the General Supervisor of the Pentecostal church, is married and has children. Members of his congregation accused the pastor of sleeping with many women in his church, both married and single.

The incident came to light after one woman became pregnant and confronted the pastor. The pastor, who did not want to take responsibility, decided to force the woman to have an abortion.

Unfortunately, the woman died after swallowing several abortion pills. A friend of the woman revealed that the pastor was responsible for the pregnancy and death.

When the congregation learned of the pastor’s actions, they forced him to marry the dead woman in church.

Man stuffs his feces into mouth of 17-year-old girl

Sad girl (illustration) 
By: Chan Yuan

A man was arrested on a charge of assault after allegedly stuffing his feces into the mouth of a girl, police in Japan said.

Tokyo police said that they have arrested 24-year-old Kenta Nagahama, after being accused of approaching the 17-year-old girl from behind and stuffing his feces into her mouth.

Nagahama was charged with one count of assault.

According to the police investigation, on Saturday around 9:30 p.m., Nagahama traveled on his bicycle and came up to the victim from behind at an intersection.

He then rubbed his feces into her mouth, using both his hands. About 40 minutes later, the suspect came up behind another girl and hugged her without consent.

The second assault took place about a mile away from the first attack. The girls called the police, and Nagahama was arrested after being identified through security cameras.

During questioning, Nagahama admitted the allegations, and told police that the feces was his own.

Teen placed in mental hospital by parents after having sex with cow

Cow (illustration) 
By: Wayne Morin

A teenager was brought to a hospital in India, after he was caught having sex with a cow on his neighbor's farm.

New Delhi police said that the 18-year-old man was admitted to the All India Institute of Medical Sciences hospital after his parents learned that he had sex with a cow and is into bestiality.

The parents told doctors that they want their son to be treated for behavioral issues. Bestiality is a criminal offense, but so far, no charges have been filed against the teenager.

Doctors at the hospital believe that the child was influenced by bestiality websites. The hospital has treated at least two teens for bestiality over the last year.

The hospital's departments of Psychiatry and Forensic Medicine is treating the teenager. According to a spokesperson for the hospital, the teen was brought in for treatment several months ago, but he escaped.

Homeless man stabs good Samaritan because victim did not give him enough money

Edward Wayne Kramer 
By: Feng Qian

A homeless man in Maryland, was arrested for stabbing a good Samaritan while demanding more money.

Anne Arundel County Police said that 52-year-old Edward Wayne Kramer, stabbed the man in the forehead after the victim gave him money.

The 41-year-old man was on Ritchie Highway in Glen Burnie around 3:20 p.m., when Kramer asked for money, police said in a press release.

Police said that the victim gave the panhandler a few dollars and walked away. However, the beggar became violent, stabbed the man in the head and demanded more money.

Kramer then threatened to stab him again and set him on fire because he did not hand over more money. When the good Samaritan did not hand over his wallet, Kramer stole it and fled. He was arrested shortly thereafter.

Kramer was charged with attempted murder and several other crimes.

Prisoners hospitalized after grabbing and swallowing many drugs that nurse left in open drug cabinet

Pills illustration 
By: Chan Yuan

Chaos erupted at a prison in the United Kingdom, after prisoners grabbed drugs from a cabinet that was left open by a nurse.

Eight prisoners overdosed on drug cocktails after the prison nurse accidentally left a health center’s drug cabinet open at the Highpoint Prison, in Stradishall, Suffolk.

Inmates stormed into the room, raided the medicine cabinet and grabbed as many drugs as they could before swallowing them.

18 officers were needed to help control the situation after many people had bad reactions to the drug overdose. Four ambulances were called to take inmates to a hospital for treatment.

Four inmates were transported to hospitals while the rest were treated at the prison. Some of the prisoners had their stomachs pumped and were returned to the prison the next day.

A Prison Service spokesperson said: "There is an ongoing investigation into an incident at HMP Highpoint prison that occurred on Sunday. Those involved in taking the drugs will face disciplinary actions.”

Perverted man gets sexual pleasure by strangling children

Child illustration 
By: Wayne Morin

A man of the United Kingdom, was jailed after it was discovered that he strangles young children for his own sexual pleasure.

54-year-old Ian Pheasey, who gets sexually aroused by strangling young children, got away with his actions for many years as his activities were covered up by the parents of the victims who were members of his church.

The Jehovah's Witness finally faced justice when one of the victim’s parents decided to go to the police after Pheasey got a job at a hospice, where he worked with vulnerable people.

Pheasey was sentenced to five years in prison after pleading guilty at the Warwick Crown Court to assault causing actual bodily harm, and indecently assaulting other girls.

Pheasey of Langcliffe Avenue, Warwick, was also ordered to register as a sex offender for life and was restricted from having contact with children.

At sentencing, Judge Griffith-Jones said: “You get sexual satisfaction from the idea of ​​strangling children. That is a horrible and disturbing fantasy. Strangulation creates a risk of causing very serious injury or death.”

Teen throws broom at homeless man because his snoring kept him awake

Juan Carlos Caraballo 
By: Mahesh Sarin

A teen was arrested on a charge of aggravated assault after allegedly throwing a broom at a homeless man in a shelter, police in Florida said.

The Fort Walton Beach Police Department said that they have arrested 19-year-old Juan Carlos Caraballo, after being accused of threatening to stab the homeless man with a large knife.

Caraballo was charged with one count of aggravated assault with a deadly weapon without intent to kill and one count of battery.

According to the police investigation, the incident unfolded on Sunday, at the Home of Grace shelter located on Burnette Avenue.

Caraballo became angry as the victim was snoring, which kept him awake. He threw a broom at the victim, which hit him and caused a cut on the foot.

He then grabbed a knife and waved it in his face.

The victim tried to use a translation application on his smartphone to explain that he had two broken ribs and could sleep only on one side of the body, causing him to snore.

He apologized if his snoring kept him awake. Caraballo then asked the victim for a drink, and when he refused, the suspect threw food at him.

Driver shot because he did not accelerate quick enough at green light

Traffic light illustration 
By: Tanya Malhotra

Police are looking to arrest a man on a charge of assault after allegedly shooting a driver because he did not accelerate quick enough at a green light, police in Florida said.

Miramar police said that the incident unfolded early on Saturday morning, as the driver was stopped at a traffic light on State Road 7 and Hollywood Boulevard.

The victim told police that he saw a silver Nissan Altima directly behind him at the traffic light. After it turned green, he realized that the suspect was enraged.

He swerved around and stopped abruptly in front of him. He then opened fire. The victim was shot once, and the car got several bullet holes.

The injured motorist stopped at a nearby gas station in the 2800 block of State Road 7, and went to seek help. Police said that the injury was not life threatening.

The shooter was accompanied by a woman who sat in the passenger seat.

Man shoots his brother twice because he dared him to shoot

Joel Almonte 
By: Feng Qian

A man was rushed to a hospital after being shot twice by his brother because he dared to shoot him following a dispute, police in Florida said.

The Volusia County Sheriff's Office said that they have arrested 21-year-old Joel Almonte, after being accused of shooting his brother, 28-year-old Gilbert Rivera.

Almonte was charged with 2 counts of attempted murder as 21-year-old Tyler Harris, was also shot during the altercation.

He was booked into the Volusia County Branch Jail, and his bail was set at $600,000.

According to the police investigation, Almonte and Rivera had been arguing all day after Almonte allegedly disrespected his mother.

At some point, Almonte told Rivera that if he did not leave him alone, he would have to shoot him. Rivera took possession of his brother's rifle and handed it to him.

He then dared Almonte to shoot him. Almonte backed Rivera into a corner and shot him twice at close range. Rivera was hit in the arm and leg.

Police officers who arrived at the home located in the 800-block of Vicksburg Street around 4:00 p.m., arrested Almonte without incident.

Officer then went into the home and found Rivera lying on the floor with injuries to the arm and leg. Rivera was taken to the Central Florida Regional Hospital, where he was treated for the gunshot wounds.

Harris was nearby when the shooting occurred and was injured in the arm and leg. The injuries are not believed to be life threatening.

Pregnant television anchor passes out live on air and makes comeback

CNN anchor Poppy Harlow 
By: Chan Yuan

(Scroll down for video) A pregnant television news anchor, who passed out while reporting live on air, managed to make a comeback and complete her segment, according to a video uploaded to the Internet.

The incident unfolded on Monday morning, as CNN anchor Poppy Harlow was reporting about a poll that showed 74 percent of U.S. citizens are not satisfied with the way the war on terror is going.

The video that was uploaded on YouTube, shows the anchor slurring her words before she fainted. After a few moments, Harlow managed to come back to herself and informed her audience that she was fine.

"Thank you all for your concern and messages. I'm fine! I fainted briefly and I will see a doctor soon," Harlow wrote on Twitter.

Harlow was not in the view of the camera when she fainted, but colleagues can be heard responding to the surprising incident in the background.

About an hour after the incident, Harlow returned to Twitter again to clarify the status of her unborn child.

"Update from the hospital. Me and my little girl due this Spring, are doing fine. Thank you all very much,” Harlow wrote on Twitter.

"To all of you who are wondering if I am fine, thank you very much," Harlow said when she returned on CNN. "I felt a little hot, and I passed out for a moment. I'm fine," she added.

Woman gets shot in the eye because she didn’t believe in God

Anitra Braxton 
By: Wayne Morin

(Scroll down for video) A woman was arrested on a charge of murder after allegedly shooting a woman in the eye because she didn't believe in God, police in Arizona said.

The Phoenix Police Department said that they have arrested 39-year-old Anitra Braxton, after being accused of killing the woman and leaving her on a couch.

Braxton was charged with one count of first-degree murder.

She was booked into the Maricopa County jail, and her bail was set $750,000.

According to the police investigation, Braxton called the police to report that there was a dead woman in her home located at 1515 W. Missouri Avenue.

When officers arrived at the apartment, Braxton told police that no one was inside and that she lived alone. However, the officers noticed what appeared to be a body lying on the sofa.

Police obtained a search warrant for the apartment, and they found the body of the woman on the couch under a towel. The victim had sustained a gunshot wound to the eye.

While being questioned, Braxton told the police that the victim was actually her own body. She later told police that the victim had been shot in the eye for not believing in God.

Police also learned that the body had been inside her apartment for two to three days.

Uncle slams 5-year-old nephew into wall because he touched his Pokemon cards without permission

Kyle T. Burford 
By: Mahesh Sarin

A man who angry that his nephew touched his Pokemon cards, flew into a rage and slammed him into a wall, police in Maryland said.

The Wicomico County Sheriff’s Office said that they have arrested 29-year-old Kyle T. Burford, after being accused of assaulting his 5-year-old nephew.

Burford was charged with one count of second-degree child abuse and one count of second-degree assault. He was booked into the Wicomico County Detention Center, and his bail was set $20,000.

According to the police investigation, officers were called to suspect’s home located in the 200 block of Phillip Morris Drive, on a report of a domestic dispute.

Police officers who arrived at the scene, learned that Burford became angry with his nephew after discovering that he touched his Pokemon cards without his permission.

He allegedly struck the boy so hard that he knocked him off his feet and into a wall.

Doctor claims that cough syrup caused him to kill lover and 2-year-old boy

Eric Cooper and Cooper Chen 
By: Tanya Malhotra

A doctor who was arrested on a charge of murder for killing his partner and 2-year-old son, blames cough syrup for the attack, police in Washington said.

Seattle police said that they have arrested 43-year-old Dr. Louis Chen, after being accused of stabbing 29-year-old Eric Cooper and 2-year-old Cooper Chen.

In court, Louis Chen pleaded not guilty, arguing that he was suffering from cough-syrup induced psychosis, which led him to kill his partner and son.

Louis Chen and his lover were locked in a custody battle when he was found stabbed. Louis Chen was charged with two counts of aggravated first-degree murder.

If convicted, he faces up to life in prison. Prosecutors decided not to seek the death penalty.

According to the police investigation, after Louis Chen failed to show up for work, police went to his home and opened the door.

They found him naked and covered in blood. Police found the body of his lover with more than 100 stab wounds. The boy’s throat was cut.

An officer asked Louis Chen "Who did this?" He replied: "I did it."

Louis Chen spent 10 days at the Harborview Medical Center, where he was treated in intensive care for a drug overdose and self-inflicted stab wounds.

Louis Chen reported hallucinations, and had to be restrained for a few days because he had assaulted nurses.

17-year-old girl steals her boyfriends’ cars because they didn’t give her money for sex

Iyonna Hutchinson 
By: Feng Qian

A girl was arrested on a charge of theft after allegedly stealing cars from her boyfriends because they didn’t give her money for sex, police in Missouri said.

St. Louis police said that they have arrested 17-year-old Iyonna Hutchinson, after admitting to stealing the cars because her love is not for free.

Hutchinson was charged with two counts of theft. She was booked into jail, and her bail was set at $10,000. According to the police investigation, Hutchinson argued with her boyfriend because he refused to pay her for sex.

She then stole his car while he slept. Hutchinson took the car that was parked outside the home belonging to the victim's brother.

The man told investigators that when he woke up, he realized that Hutchinson and his Toyota Camry are missing. The car belonged to the man's mother.

In another incident, Hutchinson’s boyfriend reported his Chevrolet Impala missing. He told police that Hutchinson, asked to see him.

He picked her up at a bus station and took her back to his apartment. He took a shower, and when he left, he realized that his car and Hutchinson were missing.

Hutchinson admitted to taking the car after having an argument with her boyfriend about being paid for sex.

Hutchinson also admitted to taking the car of her other boyfriend.

She abandoned the first car, and told police that she knew the owner wouldn't find it because he was unfamiliar with the neighborhood.

When asked why she stole the cars, Hutchinson said that she doesn’t make love for free.

Cop shoots and kills three police officers after taking them hostage

Frank Roman, Luz M. Soto Segarra and Rosario Hernández de Hoyos 
By: Mahesh Sarin

(Scroll down for video) A police officer was injured after killing his three colleagues.

While police officers are trained to get difficult situation under control, one police officer took his colleagues hostage during an argument.

Police officer Guarionex Candelario, shot and killed three of his colleagues before he was shot, police said.

Candelario, 50, who was hospitalized with non-life threatening injuries, was on duty when he entered the office of his commander in Puerto Rico.

He allegedly got into an argument with Commander Frank Roman, when things escalated. Candelario pulled out his gun and took the commander and two colleagues as hostages.

While hostage negotiators were talking to Candelario, he opened fire and killed all three. The victims were identified as Frank Roman, 49, Luz M. Soto Segarra, 49, and Rosario Hernandez de Hoyos, 42.

Candelario was shot twice after the officers broke into the office to help the hostages. Sadly, it was too late and they all died of their injuries.

Candelario faces charges of murder.

Three-year-old-girl calls for help after highly pregnant mother fell from stairs and lost consciousness

Emma with dispatcher Sarah Morris 
By: Tanya Malhotra

(Scroll down for video) A mother in the United Kingdom, is grateful that her young daughter helped save her life and the life of her unborn baby.

3-year-old Emma Bazzard was given a bravery award after she called 999 to save the life of her pregnant mother.

27-year-old Catherine Bazzard of Nailsea, Somerset, fell down a flight of stairs and fell in and out of consciousness when her daughter called for help.

Emma called 999 and calmly explained that her mother fell down the stairs with “a baby in her tummy.” The 3-year-old girl stayed on the phone with a dispatcher for 11 minutes, until help arrived.

South Western Ambulance Service released the 11-minute transcript of her call as Emma was awarded a bravery award for her life-saving efforts.

Emma was heard comforting her pregnant mother while waiting for an ambulance to arrive at their home.

Catherine spent a few days in a hospital after the fall forced her into premature labor. She gave birth to a healthy baby boy.

“Emma is a true hero,” her mother said.

The following is a transcript of the emergency call:

Emma: Mummy fall down the stairs, and she got a baby.

Dispatcher: Was she holding the baby when she fell, darling?

Emma: Yeah.

Dispatcher: Are mummy and the baby awake?

Emma: Mummy is asleep.

Dispatcher: Is the baby asleep?

Emma: I don’t know.

Dispatcher: All right, my darling. Is she breathing?

Emma: Yeah. She’s waking up now.

Dispatcher: Well done. Is mummy bleeding?

Emma: No.

Dispatcher: Where is mummy hurt?

Emma: [To her mother] Where are you hurt? Mummy’s head is hurt.

Dispatcher: How old is the baby?

Emma: It’s in mummy’s tummy.

Dispatcher: Is mummy hurt anywhere else?

Emma: No, she has gone back to sleep.

Dispatcher: OK. The ambulance is coming. Is your door locked?

Emma: No.

Dispatcher: Emma you are a superstar. Did she go all the way down the stairs?

Emma: Yeah. It was a bit scary.

Dispatcher: What is your mommy doing now?

Emma: I am giving her a cuddle.

Dispatcher: You are giving mommy a cuddle, good girl.

Emma: Yeah.

Dispatcher: You let me know when you can see the ambulance.

Can you see the men in the green suits yet?

Emma: Yes. They are here.

Paramedic: Yes. We’re here. We’re in.

Dog saves woman from sexual predator who tried to rape her after offering her a quickie

Woman walking dog (illustration) 
By: Feng Qian

A woman in the United Kingdom, was left shaken after a man wanted to rape her while she was out walking her dog.

Police in Manchester, said that the woman was saved from being sexually assaulted by her dog.

The victim was walking her dog when the man suddenly jumped out from behind a bush, saying: “Do you want a quickie?”

The 20-year-old victim was out walking her dog in Flixton, when she was pursued by the attacker.

Police said that while trying to get away from the attacker, the victim stumbled and fell. When the offender approached her, the dog began barking and growling at him. He got scared and ran away.

Detective Andrew Warren said that the victim suffered minor injuries, but was shaken by the experience.

There was a real fear that the incident could have been much worse if the dog had not come to the aid of the woman, Warren said.

Five-month pregnant mother of three children dies while overdosing on drugs at party

Joanne Martin 
By: Chan Yuan

A mother of three children in the United Kingdom, died after taking drugs at a party.

Joanne Martin, 34, from Portsmouth, Hampshire, and her unborn baby, died after while she was partying with her friends.

Martin injected herself with heroin while she was five months pregnant. She suffered a massive heart attack while drinking and doing drugs with friends, a court heard.

Paramedics were called and they tried desperately to save her and her unborn baby, but unfortunately, they did not survive.

An investigation into her death revealed that Martin, was in a volatile relationship with her boyfriend Chris Stafford.

She had a history of drug abuse dating back to 1995, after being diagnosed with “emotionally unstable personality disorder,” according to court documents.

Hampshire coroner David Horsley blamed mental health professionals for not treating her properly. He said: “The mental health system let her down, largely because she had these problems for a long time.”

Horsley ruled the death as drug-related.

Martin’s mother Linda Wells and stepfather Stewart of Fareham, have custody of Joanne's children.

Man dies while blowing up condom dispensing machine to steal change

The exploded condom vending machine 
By: Wayne Morin

A man was killed while attempting to steal money from a condom dispensing machine.

The man died after the condom machine that he was trying to break open, exploded in his face.

The 29-year-old man and his two accomplices of Germany, rigged the vending machine in Munster, with a homemade bomb so that they can explode it and steal the change from inside.

The men then ran to take cover in their vehicle. However, the victim did not close the door fast enough before the bomb exploded, and he was hit in the face by a piece of steel during the blast.

The 29-year-old man was knocked unconscious. His two accomplices, who are 27 and 29 years old, drove him to a hospital, where he died of his wounds.

At first, the men claimed that their friend had injured himself by falling down a flight of stairs.

However, police began investigating after residents alerted them to the bombed condom dispensing machine. Officers found condoms and change scattered on the street.

The thieves were too busy attending to their injured friend and did not have time to collect the money.

One of the suspects later admitted that they were connected to the exploded machine.

The two surviving suspects were arrested, and were released on bail.