Woman beats her dog to death to avoid paying veterinarian bills

Laura Beth Hesse 
By: Feng Qian

(Scroll down for video) A woman was arrested after killing her dog because she did not want to pay the veterinarian bills.

Police in Nevada, said that 30-year-old Laura Beth Hesse, beat her dog and stabbed it to death to avoid paying a veterinarian to euthanize it.

The Washoe County Sheriff's Department arrested Hesse, after the body of her female Boxer was found dead wrapped in a towel in a dumpster behind a business.

It was determined that the dog died from blunt force trauma to the head and of multiple stab wounds. During the investigation, detectives found evidence pointing to the motive.

Deputies said that Hesse, was trying to avoid paying for her dog to be euthanized. Officers arrested her after she allegedly ran a stop sign while under the influence of a controlled substance.

Officer said that Hesse also left her child home alone with drugs in the house.

Hesse faces several charges, including willful and malicious torture, maiming and killing of a dog, child neglect, DUI and possession of a controlled substance.

Couple ‘mistakenly’ has sex near fast food drive-thru window

Brittany Pennington and Jonathan Howard 
By: Chan Yuan

(Scroll down for video) A couple was arrested for exposing themselves in front of families who were ordering breakfast.

The couple of Kentucky, was charged of indecent exposure after police said that the two were caught having sex in the parking lot of a fast food restaurant in broad daylight.

Brittany Pennington and Jonathan Howard, both 24, were arrested outside the Hardee's restaurant in Harlan County.

Customers called police after seeing the couple having sex in their 1994 Ford Crown Victoria car.

The couple's vehicle was parked next to the drive-thru line, and in full view of adults and children waiting to order their food.

The two who have four children, admitted to the lewd act, and said that it was a “mistake.”

Pennington and Howard were both charged with indecent exposure, and were booked into the Harlan County Detention Center.

8-year-old girl sexually assaulted in bakery in front of her younger brother

The suspect 
By: Wayne Morin

Police are looking for a man who sexually assaulted a young girl in front of her brother while her mother was paying for food at a bakery, police in the United Kingdom said.

West Yorkshire police said that man was seen in the Greggs bakery holding a can of soda before sexually assaulting the 8-year-old girl who was sitting next to her younger brother.

The incident occurred in the Headrow branch of the bakery in Leeds City Centre around 3:30 p.m. on Friday, while the mother was ordering and paying for food.

The suspect was described as Asian, 30 years old, tall and large build. He had a shaved head and beard.

Police released photos of the suspect and asked anyone who recognizes him or has any information that may assist in the investigation to contact them immediately.

Boyfriend kills pregnant former girlfriend because she canceled his tax credits

Isobel Becky Parker 
By: Mahesh Sarin

A man was arrested on a charge of murder after allegedly killing his former girlfriend because she canceled his tax credits, police in the United Kingdom said.

Essex police said that they have arrested 23-year-old Matthew Smith, after being accused of killing 23-year-old Isobel Becky Parker, who was pregnant.

Smith was charged with one count of murder.

According to the police investigation, Smith wrapped wire around Parker’s neck after discovering that his tax credits had stopped.

Parker’s sister Sarah, 18, discovered the dead body in the bathtub of her home. Sarah told investigators that she received a text from Smith, saying that by the time she gets to her sister it will be too late.

Parker left Smith about six months before her death. Smith was devastated and had even tried to commit suicide.

Two weeks before her death, Parker contacted the tax department to report a change in circumstances in the house, saying that Smith was no longer living with her.

As a result, it was estimated that Smith had been overpaid by more than 1,500 pounds ($2,135). He was ordered to repay the amount.

Smith snapped and killed Parker.

85-year-old man leaves cellphone containing child porn at Starbucks

Carl Alfred Iverson 
By: Tanya Malhotra

An elderly man was arrested on a charge of sexual exploitation after using his cellphone to watch child pornography videos, police in Georgia said.

Now, 85-year-old Carl Alfred Iverson of Marietta, was sentenced to serve 20 years in prison after pleading guilty to eight counts of sexual exploitation.

According to the police investigation, Iverson visited a Starbucks, where he left behind his cellphone on a table.

Employees of the restaurant opened the phone to identify its owner, and discovered pornographic photos and videos of children, including a 6-year-old boy having sex with an adult man.

They immediately called the police. The employees were able to identify the owner of the cellphone as he was a regular customer.

Mother caught on video keying profanity on police officer's car after receiving ticket

The suspect with the police officer 
By: Wayne Morin

(Scroll down for video) A woman of California, took revenge against a police officer for giving her a parking ticket.

Police are looking for the woman who was seen on video keying the officer's car while her baby was nearby.

Police in Santa Ana, released surveillance video from a nearby store, showing the mother sitting on the hood of her car while talking on her cellphone.

A parking enforcement officer was seen approaching her car and placing a ticket on her vehicle. The incident happened at around 2:40 p.m., in the 100 block of 4th Street.

The mother immediately grabbed the ticket, ripped it with her teeth and threw it like it was confetti. When the female officer walked away, the angry mother went over to her vehicle and wrote a profane word on the hood of her car.

When the officer returned, she got into her car without noticing the damage. However, the suspect went to the officer and informed her of the vandalism.

She then drove off in a black Honda Accord. The officer took the woman’s license plate number. However, the car was recently sold and has yet to be registered by the new owner.

Police are asking people to help them identify the suspect. The woman was described as Hispanic, about 25 years old, and approximately 5 feet 3 inches tall.

Groom robs bank with adult toy days before his wedding to pay for honeymoon

Aaron Stein  
By: Mahesh Sarin

A desperate groom robbed a bank a few days before his wedding.

Police in Pennsylvania, arrested 36-year-old Aaron Stein, for robbing a bank using an adult toy, which was attached to telephone wires and held together with duct tape to look like a bomb.

Stein of Pittsburgh, was just a few days away from his wedding and his honeymoon was booked. However, he soon learned
that he lost the $9,000 invested in foreign currency markets, which he planned on using for his honeymoon trip.

His attorney Bruce Carsia, said that Stein panicked and in a move of desperation, he made the fake bomb and robbed a bank.

In the Allegheny County Common Pleas Court, Stein pleaded guilty to robbery, aggravated assault, making bomb threats, and reckless endangerment.

Stein got married after spending about 18 days in the jail until his father was able to post his bail. After pleading guilty, Judge Anthony Mariani revoked Stein's bond pending his sentencing.

2-year-old girl calls 911 for help in getting dressed in wardrobe emergency

Aaliyah Garrett with Deputy Martha Lohnes 
By: Tanya Malhotra

(Scroll down for video) Police were called to a home in South Carolina, for a wardrobe emergency.

The young girl informed the dispatcher that she needed help putting on her clothes.

2-year-old Aaliyah Garrett explained to the dispatcher that she needed the police to help her get dressed. Even though they realized that it was not a real emergency, officers said that they have to respond to every call to check on the caller.

Her parents had no idea that she made the call. When Greenville County Deputy Martha Lohnes arrived at the home, she found Garrett waiting for her at the front door.

Lohnes said that the girl had one leg of the pants on and the other was off. The officer helped the girl put her pants on and then helped with her shoes. The child then hugged the officer.

Garrett's mother Pebbles Ryan, said that she taught her daughter how to dial 911. “I always told her to call police when she needed help, but I didn't know she'd take it to that extent,” Rayan said.

Woman throws boyfriend on bed and bites off his eyebrow

Latosha Ann Wilbourn 
By: Feng Qian

A woman was arrested on a charge of battery after beating up her boyfriend and biting off his eyebrow during an argument, police in Arkansas said.

Hot Springs police said that they have arrested 34-year-old Latosha Ann Wilbourn, after being accused of ripping off her boyfriend stitches and biting off his eyebrow.

Now, Wilbourn has been sentenced to serve 5 years in prison after pleading guilty to failure to appear and battery.

According to the police, Wilbourn’s 55-year-old boyfriend reported that she cut his left hand with a knife and hit him in the head with a stick during an argument.

The victim went to a hospital, where he received 12 stitches.

After returning home, there was another argument.

Wilbourn pushing him out of a chair and threw him onto a bed, where she climbed on top of him and bit off most of his right eyebrow.

She then ripped off the stitches from her boyfriend’s hand.

61-year-old college professor caught working as a porn star

Nicholas Goddard 
By: Chan Yuan

An elderly professor in the United Kingdom, was caught working as a porn star in order to relieve his stress.

61-year-old Nicholas Goddard of Manchester, has been appearing in porn movies for the past 10 years under the screen name Old Nick.

Goddard, a divorced father of three children, taught chemical engineering for almost 25 years, including in the university of Manchester.

Goddard, who graduated from Oxford University, usually performs with blonde European girls who are about 40 years younger than him.

Goddard’s movies are very popular on porn sites, garnering millions of views.

Some people are criticizing the professor, saying that it is just not right to be teaching teenagers during the day and then sleeping with them at night.

Goddard said that he began working with the porn industry during his divorce in order to relieve stress. The university announced that it has launched an investigation.

Goddard responded to the news of the investigation, saying that since 75 percent of web traffic at the university is porn sites it would be hypocritical of them to view his side job in a bad light.

Uber drivers accused of planting vomit to charge customers $200 clean up fee

Uber (illustration) 
By: Feng Qian

A woman is determined to expose Uber drivers who extort money from customers by planting vomit in their cars.

Meredith Mandel of New York, said that Uber drivers are using fake vomit to force customers to pay hundreds of dollars in clean up fees.

Mandel used an Uber driver to take her home along with her boyfriend and a friend to Williamsburg, Brooklyn, after enjoying dinner together.

The trip, which cost $19, ended at 1:30 a.m. However, the next day, Mandel, who said that she and the rest of her group were sober, received an email, saying that she will be charged more than $200 for the two-mile trip from Fort Greene.

Mandel learned that many other people have dealt with the issue of being charged a vomit clean up fee when they never left a mess.

Similar incidents have been reported in New York, California, and Florida. In some instances the drivers were fired.

Some people said that Uber returned their money after learning that they have been fraudulently charged for clean up. The entire amount charged for clean up goes to the driver.

Mandel is still fighting the charge.

Large number of flight attendants admit to having sex during flights and stealing cash from passengers

Commercial airplane (illustration) 
By: Wayne Morin

According to a new survey, nearly all flight attendants of the United Kingdom, have admitted to breaking airline rules during flights, including having sex with strangers and stealing cash from passengers.

15 percent of flight attendants admitted to having sex during flights with strangers while 20 percent admitted to having sex with colleagues.

89 percent said they had broken their company's rules during flights. The most common thing was lying about the availability of duty-free products in catalogs during the flight.

A large number of flight attends admitted to not being accurate with currency exchanges, pocketing on average $440 per year.

29 percent of flight attendants in Germany, admitted to shortchanging passengers, pocketing $410 per year on average.

Residents smash window of luxury Audi sports car after owner was caught begging for money on streets

Matthew Brinton with his dog and Audi 
By: Mahesh Sarin

(Scroll down for video) A large group of people in the United Kingdom, became angry after learning that a man who was begging for money on the streets, actually owns and drives a luxury car.

35-year-old Matthew Brinton of Newquay, received death threats and the window of his Audi sports car was smashed after he was recorded begging for money on the streets.

The value of the car is estimated to be worth around $70,000.

Last week, Brinton was seen loading up the trunk of his Audi in a parking lot on the same day he was begging for money and food with his dog beside him.

Police launched an investigation, and said that Brinton is a heroin addict with mental health problems. The police also said that the death threats do not present an immediate risk to Brinton’s safety.

So far, no arrests have been made.