Woman invents self-defense bras equipped with pepper sprays and knives after being attacked during morning run

Woman wearing Just in Case Knife Bra 
By: Wayne Morin

(Scroll down for video) A woman in Austin, Texas, invented and patented self-defense bras, which are equipped with pepper sprays and knives, after she was attacked during a morning run.

Last year, Jennifer Cutrona was training for a marathon on a wooded trail near her home.

Suddenly, a man jumped out from behind a tree and grabbed her. Luckily, she managed to get away. After the assault, she invented and patented self-defense bras.

Her bras are designed for activity, and they provide women with a way to securely store a knife or pepper spray that can be easily accessed in case of an attack.

On her website, Cutrona sells the Just in Case Knife Bra for $54.99 while the Just in Case Pepper Spray Bra is selling for $49.99.

Angry nurse rams police officer off road before dragging her out of the police car and pulling her hair

Ashleigh Bannatyne 
By: Mahesh Sarin

A nurse was arrested on a charge of assault after being involved in a road rage incident with a police officer, police in Scotland said.

Now, 22-year-old Ashleigh Bannatyne of Stirlingshire, is facing several years in prison after being found guilty of assaulting 49-year-old Sergeant Jacqueline Curson.

She was also found guilty of dangerous driving. According to the police investigation, Bannatyne overtook Curson while speeding on the M876.

Bannatyne swerved in front of the officer's Mercedes and braked, causing a collision that forced Curson onto the shoulder.

Bannatyne then ran over to Curson, and dragged her out of the police car. The police officer was thrown to the ground, and Bannatyne pulled her hair.

Bannatyne works as a nurse at a dental clinic.

Member of parliament gives away 130,000 pounds of fried chicken to voters in exchange for votes

Florin Aurelian Popescu 
By: Tanya Malhotra

A member of parliament in Romania, was charged with bribery after giving away thousands of pounds of fried chicken to voters in exchange for votes.

Now, Florin Aurelian Popescu, a Liberal Democrat, has resigned from parliament after being convicted of bribery.

According to the investigation, Popescu ordered 130,000 pounds of fried chicken from a restaurant and gave the food away to anyone who agreed to vote for him.

Every piece of chicken was given away for election purposes, prosecutors told the court. Popescu went on to win a seat in parliament.

Popescu has spent about $100,000 for the fried chicken. After hearing all the evidence, a judge has sentenced the politician to serve two years in prison.

Man cuts off head of sister-in-law for being a witch and killing his brother

Witch (illustration) 
By: Feng Qian

Police are looking to arrest a man on a charge of murder after allegedly killing his sister-in-law for being a witch and causing the death of his brother, police in India said.

Uttar Pradesh police said that the suspect who was identified as Uttam, killed his sister-in-law identified as Dhandevi, for killing her husband, Thakur, using witchcraft.

The suspect began accusing his sister-in-law of being a witch since his brother died mysteriously last month. On Thursday, Uttam found a mysterious object hanging from a street outside his home.

He confronted Dhandevi, accusing her again try to kill someone in his family with her spells just like she killed her husband.

Dhandevi denied the allegations. Uttam then pulled a large knife and stabbed his sister-in-law more than 15 times. He then cut off her head.

Uttam fled from the scene before police arrived. So far, he remains at large.

Phony real estate agent steals down payments from buyers after selling homes without permission of owners

Real estate agent (illustration)  
By: Chan Yuan

A phony real estate agent was arrested on a charge of larceny after allegedly selling homes without the permission of the owners, police in New York said.

The New York Police Department said that they have arrested 51-year-old Dan Stern the Bronx, after being accused of stealing the down payments given to him by customers who were interested to purchase properties.

Stern was charged with second-degree grand larceny, third-degree grand larceny and first-degree scheme to defraud.

He was booked into jail, and his bail was set at $500,000 cash.

According to the police investigation, Stern opened Harlem Village Realty at 104-106 East 126th Street, and advertised several properties for sale without the permission of the true owners.

The properties advertised included, 41 West 124th Street, 36 West 128th Street, 52-54 East 126th Street, 342 West 123rd Street, and 175 West 126th Street.

The properties Stern targeted included two churches and several buildings that were facing foreclosure or in need of major repairs.

Once a prospective buyer expressed interest in a property, Stern would have contracts prepared for the fraudulent sale and accept checks for the down payment.

To further the scam, Stern opened a business bank account in another person’s name, listing himself as the signatory. He deposited and cashed the down payment checks he received from the scam into this account.

When the victims contacted Stern, requesting the return of their money, the defendant did not return their phone calls.

To date, Stern has not returned any of the stolen funds, which he used to pay for personal expenses, including credit card payments, membership to a country club, maintenance for luxury cars and cash withdrawals.

Martial arts instructor sexually abused young female students by squeezing their private parts

Martial arts instructor (illustration) 
By: Wayne Morin

(Scroll down for video) A martial arts instructor was arrested on a charge of sexual abuse after allegedly squeezing the private parts of his young female students, police in New York said.

The New York Police Department said that they have arrested 26-year-old Lorenzo Ramos of Queens, after being accused of sexually assaulting numerous girls between the ages of 12 and 14.

Ramos was charged with three counts of first-degree sexual abuse, one count of first-degree attempted sexual abuse, eight counts of forcible touching, two counts of second-degree sexual abuse, three counts of third-degree sexual abuse, four counts of endangering the welfare of a child and three counts of second-degree harassment.

If convicted, Ramos faces up to seven years in prison and would be required to register as a sex offender. He was booked into jail, and his bail was set at $31,000.

According to the police investigation, while Ramos was working as an instructor at the United Tae Kwon Doe located at 97-12 Roosevelt Avenue, he approached his four female victims individually and touched them in an inappropriate manner.

He is accused of hugging them, picking them up and grabbing their private parts. In one instance, he is accused of rubbing his private parts on the private parts of a 12-year-old girl.

Ramos offered money to the girls, and told them not to say anything. The matter came to light when the victims told the owners of the martial arts studio about the abuse.

When Ramos was fired, one of the victims told her mother, who alerted the police.

Leading monk of Buddhist temple steals $260,000 to fuel his gambling addiction

Buddhist monk (illustration) 
By: Mahesh Sarin

The leading monk of a Buddhist temple was arrested on a charge of wire fraud after stealing thousands of dollars in order to fuel his gambling addiction, police in Tennessee said.

Now, 36-year-old Khang Nguyen Le of Lafayette, is facing a sentence of up to 20 years in prison after pleading guilty to one count of wire fraud.

According to the police investigation, Le was the leading monk at the Vietnamese Buddhist Association of Southeast Louisiana Inc. for four years.

During this time, Le withdrew money from his temple’s accounts and used the funds for gambling at casinos. He admitted to spending up to $10,000 playing blackjack during frequent trips to a casino in Lake Charles.

Le also admitted to withdrawing cash from an ATM at the Baton Rouge L'Auberge Casino. Police launched an investigation, after Le withdrew more than $4,000 at a time at the casino.

Le received $1,000 per month for presiding over the temple.

He was in charge of three bank accounts, and withdrew money to fund his casino trips. Le misused more than $263,000.

Man pours hot water on his girlfriend's son and boyfriend because they slept together in bed

Martin Blackwell 
By: Tanya Malhotra

(Scroll down for video) A man was arrested on a charge of battery after allegedly pouring hot water on his girlfriend's son and boyfriend because they were sleeping together in bed, police in Georgia said.

Atlanta police said that they have arrested 48-year-old Martin Blackwell, after being accused of assaulting Marquez Tolbert, 21, and his boyfriend, Anthony Gooden, 23, because they are gay.

Blackwell was charged with two counts of aggravated battery.

He was booked into the Fulton County Jail, where he is being held without bail.

According to the police investigation, Blackwell came to his girlfriend's apartment, where he saw the young couple sleeping together in bed.

Blackwell got angry, and went to boil a pot of hot water. He then used it to burn the couple. Tolbert suffered second and third-degree burns on his neck, back and arms.

He spent 10 days at the Grady Memorial Hospital, where he underwent skin graft procedures. Gooden was also taken to a hospital, where he was treated and released.

Man dealing drugs out of day care charged with murder after customer who used his heroin died

Ryan A. Anderson 
By: Feng Qian

A drug dealer who sold drugs out of his grandmother’s day care, was arrested on a charge of murder after a man who purchased heroin died, police in Minnesota said.

Austin police said that they have arrested 23-year-old Ryan A. Anderson, after 23-year-old Tyler Burkey died as a result of using his heroin.

He was charged with murder and distribution of drugs.

According to the police, officers were called to the 700 block of 11th Avenue, where they found Burkey dead in a bathroom.

Police also found a needle nearby. An autopsy determined that he died of a heroin overdose. Text messages revealed that Anderson sold the heroin to Burkey.

Anderson was arrested at his grandmother's house, where she was taking care of little children for the past 30 years. Police found items used for smoking heroin and drug paraphernalia.

Children were present at the time of the arrest. Investigators said that Anderson sold drugs out of a window of the home.

Woman attacks prison guard because her brownie did not taste good

Alltawanna Gilchrist 
By: Chan Yuan

A woman was arrested on a charge of assault after allegedly swinging a metal stick in the face of a prison guard because she didn’t like the taste of a brownie, police in Florida said.

The Alachua County Sheriff’s Office said that they have arrested 19-year-old Alltawanna Gilchrist, after going crazy because her brownie didn't taste good despite the fact that an officer went to bring her another one.

Gilchrist was charged with two counts of aggravated assault on a law enforcement officer. She was booked into the Alachua County Jail, and her bail was set at $20,000.

According to the police investigation, around 11:30 a.m. on Sunday, Gilchrist received a brownie during lunch at the Alachua County Jail.

Gilchrist was not happy with the brownie so an officer took her food tray and went to get her a new one. When the officer left, Gilchrist jumped on a table and grabbed a metal stick.

Gilchrist then swung the stick in the air while shouting threats at officers.

Man claims his computer downloaded 300 child pornography photos while searching for adult videos

Adult movie (illustration) 
By: Wayne Morin

A man was arrested on a charge of possession of child pornography after allegedly downloading hundreds of child pornography photos on his computer, police in Pennsylvania said.

Bethlehem police said that they have arrested 31-year-old Peter Medve, after his computer contained video of a 10-year-old girl having sex with an adult man.

Medve was charged with 300 counts of possession of child pornography, one count of criminal use of a communication device and one count of dissemination of child pornography.

According to the police, while investigating a file-sharing network used to download child pornography investigators found a video that appeared to show a girl between the ages of 8 and 10 participating in a sexual act with an adult.

The IP address was assigned to Medve. Police obtained a search warrant and searched his home.

Medve admitted to investigators that he had been using various computer programs for downloading adult pornography.

He said that after downloading pornography, he erase the bad porn and only watched adult movies. Medve told investigators that he was just looking for women over 18 years old, but the computer downloaded child pornography as well.

Police found 300 images and 15 videos of child pornography on the suspect’s computers.

Husband who dressed in G-string attacks his wife who accused him of looking at gay pornography

Michael Wilson and Edgar Chasen 
By: Mahesh Sarin

A husband who danced around the house in a G-string, was arrested on a charge of battery after allegedly pushing his wife into a wall because he accused him of watching gay pornography, police in Florida said.

Manatee County police said that they have arrested 37-year-old Michael Wilson, after being accused of pushing his wife, Edgar Chasen, against a wall as he was cooking dinner.

Wilson was charged with one count of battery and released from jail without bail.

According to the police investigation, Chasen returned to his home on Sunday, and found his husband of three months dancing around the house in a G-String while cooking dinner and making a mess.

Chasen then accused Wilson of looking at homosexual pornography and talking to other gay men in chat rooms.

Wilson denied the allegations and became angry. He then pushed Chasen against a wall in the house. Police officers who arrived at the scene, observed that Wilson was under the influence of drugs or alcohol.

Wilson was transported to a hospital before being taken to jail.

Uber slapped with $10 million lawsuit after driver claims he killed 6 people because he was never invited to corporate parties

Jason Dalton 
By: Tanya Malhotra

An Uber driver was arrested on a charge of murder for killing six people, blames the company for going on a killing spree, according court documents in Michigan.

45-year-old Jason Dalton of Kalamazoo, said that he went on a shooting spree, killing six people because Uber never invited him to corporate parties.

Dalton wants $10 million from Uber as compensation.

According to statements made by Dalton, Uber does not care about their drivers. He also claims that Uber discriminated against him because of his mental health.

Dalton is accused of shooting eight people, killing six of them.

He shot all his victims in a period of five hours while driving customers for Uber. Dalton told police that the Uber app had the ability to take charge of his body.

Dalton claimed that when he pressed a button on the screen of his phone, a cow's head with horns of a devil appeared and told him to kill people.

If convicted, Dalton faces up to life in prison. Dalton later claimed that he never filed the lawsuit.

The Kalamazoo police officers who went to check the handwriting on the court documents, said that it does not appear that the lawsuit was filed by Dalton.

They do not plan to open an investigation, but informed the FBI.


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