Gym offers pole dancing lessons for children

Pole dancing (illustration) 
By: Tanya Malhotra

The owner of a gym that offers pole dancing as an exercise, announced that she would like to see children come to her for lessons.

Cynthia Muniz of Miami, Florida, own and operates the pole dancing studio KittyKat Pole Dancing.

She opened the gym about five years ago, and recently, Muniz saw a segment on television about children’s pole dancing in the United Kingdom.

Muniz said that she is now offering a class in her studio for children and adolescents. So far, Muniz has held one lesson for children.

Muniz emphasized that she is teaching the acrobatic side of pole dancing to girls, and it is not about high heels and sexy lingerie.

For adults, pole dancing became an accepted form of exercise in recent years. It has been shown to help coordination and flexibility, and it has the ability to relieve stress.

Muniz believes that children can get the same benefits.

Son bulldozes building his mother was planning to buy

Jordon Ingram 
By: Chan Yuan

(Scroll down for video) A man was arrested for bulldozing a building that his mother was going to buy.

28-year-old Jordon Ingram of New Hampshire, who works for his mother in their family excavation business, destroyed another company's building.

His mother was in talks with the DuBois Excavating Company after she decided to buy their building. She was going to purchase the building at the end of the month, but her son had other plans.

He took an excavator belonging to his relative without permission and destroyed the building. Police were called about 4:00 p.m., on reports that someone was vandalizing the DuBois Excavating Company’s building.

Police saw an excavator from Tri-State Environmental that belongs to Jordon Ingram’s family destroying the property.

The building owner said that police called him and asked if he hired Tri-State Environmental to tear down his building. When he said “no,” Jordon Ingram was arrested.

He faces charges of reckless conduct and criminal mischief. His bail was set at $30,000.

Brothers burn their sister alive because she married her lover instead of her cousin

Lovers (illustration) 
By: Feng Qian

Seven men were arrested on a charge of murder after allegedly burning a woman alive because she married her lover instead of her cousin, police in India said.

Rajasthan police said that 30-year-old Rama Kunwar, was burned alive in a public ceremony by her own brothers on Sunday, because they did not approve of her marriage to her lover.

One of her brothers along with six other men were charged with one count of murder. If convicted, they all face the death penalty as the crime was classified as an honor killing.

According to the police investigation, Kunwar eloped with her lover eight years ago, but returned to her hometown on Friday, in order to visit her parents, believing that they had forgiven her.

However, her family was still very angry, and her brothers dragged her out on the street and burned her alive as the public cheered them on.

She screamed for help, but no one came to her rescue.

IHOP employee gives away free drinks because taking from the rich and giving to the poor is not considered stealing

William F. Powell 
By: Chan Yuan

(Scroll down for video) An IHOP employee was arrested on a charge of larceny after allegedly giving way free drinks at the restaurant because he wanted to help needy people, police in New York said.

The New York Police Department said that they have arrested 27-year-old William F. Powell of Brooklyn, after being accused of giving away $3,000 worth of drinks without permission from his employer.

Powell was charged with grand larceny, criminal possession of stolen property and petit larceny.

According to the police investigation, Arkell Cox, the owner of the IHOP, became suspicious when he realized that Powell was not selling the same amount of drinks as other employees.

Cox watched surveillance cameras, and saw that Powell was serving customers drinks, but did not charge them. He called the police after suffering $3,000 in losses.

Powell told investigators that he was not stealing from his employer because he was simply taking from the rich to give to the poor.

Man steals donuts from 7-Eleven before spitting in face of female employee who demanded payment

Eugene Wendell Holmes 
By: Wayne Morin

A man was arrested on a charge of robbery after allegedly stealing donuts from a 7-Eleven store before assaulting an employee, police in Florida said.

Melbourne police said that they have arrested 42-year-old Eugene Wendell Holmes, after being accused of stealing donuts, threatening a woman and stealing her cellphone.

Holmes was charged with robbery with a deadly weapon, battery, aggravated assault with a deadly weapon, theft and tampering with a witness.

He was booked into the Brevard County Jail Complex in Sharpes, and his bail was set at $106,000.

According to the police investigation, Holmes walked into the 7-Eleven located on Babcock Street on Thursday, and took a donut.

When the employee confronted Holmes, he took another donut and started eating it. The employee took out her phone and started calling 911 for help.

Holmes took out a weapon and told the woman that she would get stabbed if she does not hand over the phone. The employee handed over her phone, and Holmes walked out of the store.

The employee followed Holmes, and he turned around to spit in her face.

Convenience stores displaying cow urine next to food

Cow (illustration) 
By: Mahesh Sarin

Environmental health officials in the United Kingdom, has warned owners of convenience stores to stop selling cow urine as it is not fit for human consumption.

Cow urine was found to be displayed for sale alongside food at convenience stores in London, against the advice of health officials.

The cow urine is used in religious ceremonies even though it is illegal to sell it for human consumption. The Chartered Institute of Environmental Health has warned against selling the cow urine where food was present.

All bottles were labeled that the urine must be used for religious purposes only. One store was caught displaying the bottles next to bread.

An employee of one store selling cow urine said that Hindus buy it when a baby is born, and they keep it in the house for good luck.

Mayor warns mothers to breastfeed their children to prevent them from becoming gay

Arief R Wismansyah 
By: Tanya Malhotra

People are angry after the mayor of a city in Indonesia, warned mothers to breastfeed their children in order to prevent the from becoming gay later in life.

Arief R Wismansyah, the mayor of Tangerang, said during a pregnancy seminar that the most important thing for new mothers is to provide good nutrition for their babies early in life.

Wismansyah blamed the lack of good nutrition on mothers who are busy with their careers instead of parenting.

Busy parents resort to feeding their children formula and instants meals, which has a negative impact on the child's development, so it is no wonder why there are more LGBT (lesbian gay bisexual transsexual) these days, Wismansyah said.

Wismansyah warned mothers to stick with breastfeeding, which provides good nutrition for healthy babies. Last week, the country's defense minister, warned the LGBT movement is more dangerous than nuclear weapons.

Leader of anti-drug organization caught distributing drugs and sexually assaulting women

Ismail Karakas 
By: Feng Qian

The leader of a poplar anti-drug organization was arrested after being caught in possession of drugs, police in Turkey said.

Ankara police said that the leader of the Federation for the Fight against Drug Addiction and Alcoholism, Ismail Karakas, is now being investigated on charges of drug distribution and sexual assault.

According to the police investigation, Karakas, who is married and is a father of four children, provided heroin and pills for patients seeking treatment.

Karakas is also accused of giving heroin to a patient at a time of withdrawal symptoms, and then sexually assaulting her.

Police searched the officer of Karakas, and they found 36 packages of heroin and 117 different types of prescription drugs.

Investigators believe that Karakas was having relationships with women who sought treatment at his facilities. He also asked his male patients if he could have sexual relationships with their female relatives.

Mayor steals kitchen sinks after being evicted from office building

Pontiac Mayor Deirdre Holloway Waterman 
By: Chan Yuan

The mayor of a city in Michigan, was slapped with a lawsuit after being accused of removing kitchen sinks from an office, following an eviction, according to court documents.

196 Oakland Properties wants $33,000 from Pontiac Mayor Deirdre Holloway Waterman, who was accused of removing six kitchen sinks along with cabinets and counter tops.

Waterman was a doctor for more than 30 years, and was leasing office space at the Waterman Center building at 91 N. Saginaw.

Last year, 196 Oakland Properties took possession of the property after she failed to pay rent. Waterman moved out, but in the process allegedly removed six sinks and counter tops.

The lawsuit is seeking compensation for damages, unpaid rent, late fees, court costs and garbage collection.

Waterman denied the allegations, saying that she owned everything as the building once belonged to her husband, District Judge William Waterman.

Woman arrested after her dog killed and ate 21 chickens and 11 ducks

Sherry Houck 
By: Wayne Morin

A woman was arrested on a charge of dog at large after her dog allegedly killed numerous ducks and chickens, police in Tennessee said.

The Montgomery County Sheriff's Office said that they have arrested Sherry Houck, after leaving her dog unattended before it went on to kill 21 chickens and 11 ducks.

Houck was charged with one count of dog at large, and she was instructed to give her dog rabies vaccinations.

According to the police investigation, Houck’s neighbor called the Montgomery County Animal Control, to report that the dog was killing chickens and ducks before eating it.

The owner of the chickens and ducks managed to capture the dog by luring it into a cage with a piece of chicken. The dog caused at least $400 in damages.

Women beat up 16-year-old Burger King employee because she refused to accept coupons

The suspect (bottom) 
By: Mahesh Sarin

(Scroll down for video) Police are looking to arrest three women on a charge of assault after allegedly beating up a Burger King employee because she refused to accept their coupons, police in Wisconsin said.

The Glendale Police Department said that the incident began on Saturday afternoon, when a 50-year-old women entered the restaurant and presented coupons to the 16-year-old employee behind the counter.

When the teen told the woman that it is against their policy to accept multiple coupons, the woman began yelling and cursing.

The woman then told the employee that she is going to bring her two daughters and beat her up. The woman left the store and returned 20 minutes later with her two daughters.

All three women then threw items at the employee and her manager. The women then punched the teen employee in the face.

The employee was taken to a hospital, where she was treated for a mild concussion. So far, no arrests have been made.

“These three females were involved in a fight at the Burger King Restaurant in the 5200 block of North Port Washington Road, in the early afternoon on Saturday.

“They punched a Burger King employee several times because of a dispute over the use of coupons. Please call or text North Shore Crime Stoppers at 414-962-4258 if you recognize who they are.

“Cash Rewards of up to $1,000 will be given for tips leading to an arrest on any or all of these suspects,” the Glendale Police Department said.

Man squeezes private parts of six women while riding bicycle

Rodolfo Col-Torres 
By: Tanya Malhotra

(Scroll down for video) A man was arrested on a charge of battery after allegedly squeezing the private parts of many women while he was riding his bicycle, police in Florida said.

Coral Gables police said that they have arrested 22-year-old Rodolfo Col-Torres, after being accused of squeezing or groping the private parts of at least six women while he was riding his bicycle around the city.

Col-Torres was charged with four counts of simple battery, one count of assault and one count of aggravated battery.

According to the police investigation, Col-Torres rode up to the women who were walking or running, and groped them in the crotch area or behind.

The incidents occurred in different places and at different times. In two cases, Col-Torres threw stones at the women. The victims all gave police the same description of the suspect.

After receiving six complaints, officers began conducting surveillance in the area and Col-Torres was caught on Wednesday.

Mother dumps 8-year-old son at hospital because he is rude and out of control

Abandoned boy (illustration) 
By: Feng Qian

A mother was arrested on a charge of child abandonment after allegedly dumping her son at a hospital because he was rude and out of control, police in Utah said.

West Jordan police said that they have arrested 36-year-old Kathy Sherrer, after being accused of taking her 8-year-old son to the Jordan Valley Medical Center, leaving him there and driving away alone.

Sherrer was charged with one count of child abandonment and one count of child abuse.

According to the police investigation, the young boy entered the front door of the Jordan Valley Medical Center, went to the desk and handed a note to a nurse.

The note described the shortcomings of the child and gave his name. The note also stated that the child was rude and out of control.

The child had a small bruise on his right arm, caused by being hit with a spoon. Scherrer told police that she believed she was simply taking advantage of the Safe Haven law.

The Safe Haven law allows parents to abandon newborn babies up to 3 days old at designated areas.