Angry raccoon bites into face of 6-year-old boy walking to school

The raccoon that bit a boy’s face 
By: Wayne Morin

(Scroll down for video) A boy was rushed to a hospital after being attacked by an angry raccoon while he was walking to school with his mother, police in New Jersey said.

Elmwood Park police said that around 9:00 a.m. on Wednesday, 6-year-old Aryan Gavali was walking to school along with his mother Monali Gavali.

The boy and his mother watched as the raccoon crossed the street before quickly approaching the boy. The raccoon jumped up and bit into the child’s face.

A man who was nearby and saw the attack, quickly grabbed a stick and beat the raccoon until it died. When Danny Walls was sure that the raccoon was dead, he looked at the boy who had blood all over his face.

He called an ambulance, and the boy was taken to the hospital.

The boy underwent surgery and was treated with nine stitches.

The raccoon was taken to a laboratory to be tested for rabies.

Customer spits in face of McDonald's employee while ordering food in drive-thru window

Man spits at McDonald's employee 
By: Mahesh Sarin

(Scroll down for video) Police in Australia, are looking for a man who spit in the face of a McDonald's employee while ordering food at a drive-thru, in order to charge him with assault.

Victoria police released a video of the shocking attack in order to get the public’s help in finding the suspect.

The video shows the shocking moment the angry and abusive customer spit in the face of the McDonald’s drive-thru worker.

According to the police investigation, on Wednesday, the man was waiting at the window after placing an order at the fast food restaurant.

The employee and a manager, spoke with the man as he grew angry. Suddenly, the man spit a lot of saliva at the employee as he drove away without paying for his food.

The victim ran to another room to wipe his face immediately after the attack. The victim told the police that the spit landed in her face and neck before it went into her mouth.

Mother kills 12-year-old adopted son by holding him down in bathtub

Tara McNeill Palajac 
By: Wayne Morin

(Scroll down for video) A community is shocked over the arrest of a well-known woman.

51-year-old Tara McNeill Palajac of California, is a businesswoman and the a homeowner association chief financial officer.

She was well-known and respected in her community in Santa Clara. According to neighbors, Palajac adopted two children from Hungary.

The children flew to Hungary during the summer vacation to see their biological parents, a neighbor said.

Although she seemed to be a loving mother, police said that Palajac admitted to killing her 12-year-old son by holding him down in the bathtub until he was lifeless.

Police said that at first, Palajac claimed that she found her son emerged in the water inside the bathtub and she performed CPR to revive him.

However, during questioning, she admitted to causing his death, police said.

Palajac was placed on suicide watch. She is being held without bail at the county jail in the psychiatric ward.

Mother shoves hot coal into 9-year-old boy’s mouth for eating her piece of chicken

Chicken (illustration)  
By: Mahesh Sarin

A mother is accused of burning her son’s mouth after eating her dinner.

The woman of Malawi, was arrested for allegedly burning her son’s hands and then forcing hot coal into his mouth as punishment for stealing her piece of chicken.

38-year-old Julita Matias of Mulanje, went out with her husband and left their 9-year-old son Kingsley Mame at home.

When they returned home, Matias discovered that a piece of chicken that she had prepared for herself before leaving her house was missing.

She accused her son of taking the chicken. She beat him, and burned his hand and mouth with hot coal, Mulanje police spokesperson Gresham Nkhwazi said.

The 9-year-old boy was only taken to the hospital three days later when his older brother told someone what happened and that person informed the police.

Matias was arrested on a charge of child abuse.

Police kick down woman’s door after her bad singing skills were confused for screaming

The door 
By: Tanya Malhotra

A woman in the Netherlands, was surprised to see police officers in her house.

She was even more surprised when she learned that her bad opera singing caused people to believe that she was in trouble.

Police in Amsterdam, said that they received a call from a worried citizen who reported hearing “terrifying screams” coming from the woman’s home in Buitenveldert.

Police confirmed that the concerned person believed that the sounds were that of a woman in agony. When officers arrived and knocked on the door, they did not get a response.

Police said on Facebook, that when officers entered the house, they found the woman “listening to music with headphones on and was singing along with an opera.”

Police reported their findings to the concerned citizen and they all had a good laugh, police wrote on Facebook.

Man kills his parents and two siblings as well as his grandmother before killing himself

The Dooley family 
By: Feng Qian

(Scroll down for video) Police in Virginia, found the bodies of an entire family after being called for a welfare check.

Police were called to the home of Doris Dooley in the 2300 block of Wildwood Road in Chesapeake, around 3:30 p.m.

Police learned that her grandson, 26-year-old Cameron Dooley, was at her home before she died.

They went to her grandson's home and attempted to convince Cameron Dooley to surrender, but he refused to come outside.

After a few hours of failed negotiations, officers went inside the house and were shocked to find 5 bodies.

Police said that Cameron Dooley killed his father, Todd Dooley, 50, who worked as a police officer, his mother, Lori Dooley, 54, his brother, Landon Dooley, 22, and his sister, 17-year-old Brooke Dooley.

He then turned the gun on himself. Police are investigating the incident, but so far, they do not know the motive for the killings. The Medical Examiner said that all five homicide victims died of gunshot wounds.

Man falls to his death while trying to lower himself from roof to gain access to his apartment

Man climbing down from a roof 
By: Chan Yuan

A man in Spain, lost his life after trying to gain access to his apartment with a rope.

The 52-year-old man plunged 30 feet to his death after scaling the outside of his apartment building in an attempt to access his apartment in Alicante.

The man forgot his keys in his apartment and wanted to get inside by lowering himself from the roof, using a rope and entering his home via a window.

He lost his balance as he tried to lower himself into his third floor apartment with the rope that was attached to the roof.

The man managed to lower himself a few feet before he lost his grip and fell to the ground. A neighbor recorded a video of the dangerous attempt.

The man wanted to avoid paying a locksmith.

In the video, the neighbor is heard saying: “He reached a window and now he has got to get to the floor below.”

The man then asked “Why doesn’t he call the firefighters, a locksmith or the owner of the apartment to open the door. He could fall to the ground at any time.”

Woman wins lawsuit against train company for wetting herself

Toilet on train 
By: Wayne Morin

A woman in Germany, sued the city after she wet herself during a train ride.

The woman who took a trip between Koblenz and Trier, described the ride as two hours of torture.

The woman said that she urgently she needed to use the bathroom, but the one on the train was out of order.

She was unable to relieve herself and she suffered in painful silence for two hours until the train arrived at the train station in Trier, her lawyer said.

When the train finally arrived, the woman ran out to use the bathroom in the station, but unfortunately, she did not make it in time.

The woman was left humiliated and uncomfortable from her experience.

She sued the railway operator Deutsche Bahn (DB) for €400 ($437). The court in Trier, sided with the woman and ordered DB to pay the woman €200 ($218).

The judge ruled that the railway company had failed in its double duty as it did not provide passengers with a working toilet and it did not give passengers a viable alternative.

However, DB said it will appeal the case saying: “Our opinion is that passengers don’t have a legal right to have one,” the railway company’s attorney said.

Woman behaves like cat believing she is an animal trapped in a human body

By: Mahesh Sarin

(Scroll down for video) A woman claims that she is a cat trapped in a human’s body.

20-year-old Nano from Oslo, Norway, crawls on all fours. She sleeps on a window sill or in a sink just like cats do.

The woman was seen walking around with cat ears and a tail.

Nano said that she first realized that she was a cat when she was 16 years old.

She claims that doctors told her that she was born with a genetic defect in her DNA, leaving her to believe that she is a cat trapped in a human body.

Nano claims that she has characteristics of a cat like ultra-sharp hearing, laser night vision and fierce aversions to both dogs and water.

“It's also obvious that I'm a cat when I start meowing and purring ,” she said. The video of her bizarre behavior was uploaded to YouTube, where it went viral.

Nano believes that she will remain a cat for the rest of her life although her psychologist told her that she can grow out of it.

Man kills his girlfriend and shoots mother of man she was accused of cheating with

Tyquan Long and Joann Gravette 
By: Tanya Malhotra

(Scroll down for video) A jealous man killed his girlfriend after accusing her of cheating on him.

Police in New York, were called to an apartment building in Queens, after a man shot two women.

29-year-old Tyquan Long was arrested after he was accused of shooting his girlfriend, Joann Gravette, 36, inside her home, and left her to die.

Gravette was found dead on floor of her 11th-floor apartment around 11:00 a.m., police said.

When Long left her apartment, he confronted the 51-year-old mother of the man who was allegedly sleeping with his girlfriend.

The two exchanged some words before Long fired a shot, hitting the woman in the hand.

The injured woman, identified as Barbara Romano, was taken to the San Juan Hospital in stable condition.

Neighbors said that Long and his girlfriend had a stormy relationship.

Man places suspicious device outside hospital with note ‘to all Christians sweet dreams’

Alister Taylor 
By: Tanya Malhotra

A man was arrested on a charge of placing an article with intent after placing a suspicious device outside a hospital along with a threatening note, police in the United Kingdom said.

Now, 20-year-old Alister Taylor of Telford, has been sentenced to serve 20 months in prison after pleading guilty to placing an article with intent.

According to the police investigation, a council worker discovered the device on the road outside the Wellington Medical Centre.

After closer inspection the worker saw that the device had an aerosol can and wires attached to it along with a note which read: “To all Christians in Wellington, sweet dreams.”

The police were immediately notified, but when it was examined, no explosive material was found in the device and it turned out to be a hoax.

Following a police investigation, Taylor was identified as the individual who had left the device. His computer was examined, and police found searches for guns, weapons, the Nazis and ISIS.

The court heard that Taylor deliberately created a device which was intended to look like an improvised explosive device, and left a note targeting a religious group.

His motive was to create an atmosphere of fear and hostility among various ethnic and religious groups.

Police officer gives meth to his friend in exchange for videos of children having sex

James Wicks 
By: Feng Qian

A police officer was arrested on a charge of possession child pornography videos after being caught exchanging meth for videos of children having sex, police in the United Kingdom said.

Now, 35-year-old James Wicks of Basingstoke, has been sentenced to serve two years in prison after pleading guilty to six counts of possessing indecent images of a child, one count of distributing an indecent image of a child and one count of supplying a class A drug.

He will be on the sex offender register for 10 years and will also be subject to a sexual harm prevention order after his release.

"The fact that James Wicks, who was working with the Thames Valley Police, had in his possession these videos and images, is very alarming. His duty was to care for the community, not to pose a serious risk,” prosecutors said.

Wicks admitted to being at a friend's house, where he exchanged meth for videos of children having sex, which he shared for the purpose of sexual pleasure.

The videos were put on a memory stick, which he took with him. He then distributed the videos he had in his possession.

He distributed through Skype three of those videos, which depicted the sexual abuse of children for the entertainment of other individuals.

Internet-based chats were retrieved from Wicks' computer, which included conversations between himself and other people discussing the rape of children.

Wicks initially tried to blame other men who had access to his computers, but evidence showed that he was the person responsible for the videos.

Teenage drug dealer busted after trying to hide heroin in transparent bag

Heroin (illustration) 
By: Chan Yuan

A teenage drug dealer was busted by police after being caught with heroin, which was concealed inside a transparent bag, police in the United Kingdom said.

Now, 19-year-old Jordan Ricketts of St. Albans, has been sentenced to serve 12 months in prison after pleading guilty to possession with intent to supply.

According to the police investigation, Ricketts became nervous after being asked if he had anything on him during traffic stop.

The officers then observed a blue transparent bag that had heroin inside. When he was asked what was in the bag, Ricketts said that it was heroin.

He had two previous convictions, one for possessing heroin and another for robbery. Investigators said that the teen was selling the drugs to buyers who were known to the police.