New vending machine sells gourmet raw meat 24 hours a day

Raw meat vending machine 
By: Mahesh Sarin

(Scroll down for video) A high-end butcher shop in France, has installed an expensive vending machine that allows consumers to purchase raw gourmet meat any time of the day or night.

l'ami Txulette of Paris, spent $45,000 on the vending machine that allows consumers to buy meat.

The meat is kept fresh by packaging it in a vacuum pack, and the vending machine is refrigerated.

Thanks to the butcher shop, hungry consumers can get their hands on their favorite cuts of meat 24 hours a day, seven days a week.

The machine specializes in duck confit, beef carpaccio, and faux-filet steaks. Younger customers have flocked to the gourmet vending machine, especially at night and on Sundays, when most shops are closed.

Homeless man urinates on refrigerator full of medicine inside hospital

Clyde Brooks 
By: Tanya Malhotra

A hospital in Florida, announced that they were forced to discard thousands of dollars worth of medicine after a homeless man decided to urinate on a refrigerator.

Tavares police said that they have arrested 53-year-old Clyde Brooks, after being accused of urinating on the walls and floors of the hospital as well as on the medicine.

Brooks has been charged with one count of criminal mischief.

He was booked into the Lake County jail, and his bail was set at $2,000.

According to the police investigation, Brooks came to the emergency room of the Florida Hospital Waterman on Tuesday night.

When he was told to expect to have a room by 6:30 a.m. on Wednesday, he began to urinate on the walls and floors. Some of urine landed on the refrigerator that contained the drugs.

The drugs had to be discarded because of possible contamination.

Two women beat shopper and throw her groceries to the ground for walking too close to their car

Naysha Barre-Parrilla and Deysha Williams 
By: Feng Qian

Two women were arrested on a charge of battery after allegedly beating a shopper because she walked near their car, police in Florida said.

The Broward County Sheriff’s Office said that they have arrested 24-year-old Naysha Barre-Parrilla and 36-year-old Deysha Williams, after being accused of beating the shopper, who was not identified, in the head and throwing away her groceries.

Both women were charged with battery and criminal mischief.

They were booked into the Brevard County Jail Complex, and bail was set at $1,000 each.

According to the police, around 7:00 p.m. on Monday, officers were called to the Publix supermarket located at 3450 Bayside Lakes, on a report of a disturbance.

Police officers who arrived at the scene, learned that Barre-Parrilla was reversing her car in the parking lot of the supermarket while the victim was next to her vehicle.

The victim screamed to alert Barre-Parrilla. In response, Barre-Parrilla and Williams got out of the car and followed the victim.

Barre-Parrilla and Williams then beat the victim in the head before heading over to her shopping cart. The took out fried chicken and a gallon of milk, and threw the items on the floor.

78-year-old nun steals snacks and coffee from supermarket

Agnes Pennino stealing groceries 
By: Chan Yuan

(Scroll down for video) An elderly nun was charged in connection with shoplifting groceries after several customers witnessed her taking items from shelves and placing them into her bags, police in Pennsylvania said.

Columbia County police said that 78-year-old Agnes Pennino, a religious sister at the Saints Cyril and Methodius Convent in Danville, was seen shoplifting groceries at the Surplus Outlet, in full view of other shoppers.

Workers at the store told investigators that the nun stole $23 dollars worth of food and supplies. The crime was caught on the surveillance camera in the store.

The incident unfolded around 3:30 p.m. on Monday.

A customer alerted the manager, saying that the elderly woman was taking items off of the shelves and placing them in her bags.

Workers followed the thief outside and saw her get into a car.

They were able to get the license plate number of the car.

Police confirmed that the car is owned by the Saints Cyril and Methodius Convent. Police raided the woman's room and found the stolen items, including coffee, soap, shampoo and toiletries.

Stepmother kills 4-year-old stepson by forcing his feet in hot water as punishment

Anna Ritchie 
By: Wayne Morin

A stepmother was arrested on a charge of child endangerment after allegedly killing her stepson by forcing his feet in hot water, police in Ohio said.

Franklin police said that they have arrested 25-year-old Anna Ritchie, after being accused of punishing 4-year-old Austin Cooper, causing his death.

Ritchie was charged with one count of child endangerment. She was booked into the Warren County Jail, and her bail was set at $100,000.

According to the police investigation, on Tuesday night, Ritchie put the child's legs in boiling water as punishment. She then put Cooper in bed, but on Wednesday morning, he was found unresponsive.

Police were called to the home, on a report of a child not breathing. Cooper was taken to a hospital, where he was pronounced dead.

Cat steals numerous pieces of smelly men’s underwear and socks

Brigit with all the stolen underwear and socks 
By: Mahesh Sarin

A cat owner in New Zealand, announced that her cat has been stealing men’s underwear and socks from one of her neighbors over the past two months.

Sarah Nathan of Hamilton, said that her 6-year-old cat named Brigit, has been bringing home smelly underwear and socks, before placing the stolen items on her bed.

Nathan posted a picture on Facebook, showing that the cat has brought her 11 pairs of underpants and about 50 socks over the last two months.

Nathan believes that all the clothes belong to the same man. In their previous home, the cat brought home a bit of everything, including women’s underwear.

However, Brigit now decided to become obsessed with men’s underwear. Nathan is preparing to move away from her current home, and she hopes to give back all the stuff before she leaves.

She distributed flyers on her street and posted the story on Facebook.

“Now it's getting silly. This is Brigit's haul from the last two months. Every morning, we wake up to more. I've put notes in every letterbox in the street. Someone must be missing this stuff. Please share if you know someone who lives in the George St. area,” Nathan wrote on Facebook.

Mother kills her newborn baby and throws body in toilet because she was not ready to raise a third child

Newborn baby (illustration) 
By: Tanya Malhotra

(Scroll down for video) A mother was arrested on a charge of murder after strangling her newborn baby because she wasn’t ready to raise a third child, police in Kenya said.

Ndabibi said that they have arrested the mother and another woman who was present during the birth, after they were accused of using a cloth to strangle the baby before flushing the body down a toilet.

They were both charged with murder. According to the police investigation, the mother of two children gave birth at home with the help of a friend.

The baby was born alive, but the two killed the child.

Investigators learned that the mother wanted to get rid of her baby because she was not ready to raise a third child. The suspects however, claimed that the baby died during the birth.

They claimed that the baby died while they were trying to pull the child out with a cloth. Since the child was dead, they decided to flush the body down the toilet.

Man forcibly marries woman without her parents’ permission by hypnotizing her

Ugo Madugba and Nono Orji 
By: Feng Qian

A groom was arrested on a charge of kidnapping after allegedly abducting a woman and forcibly marrying her without her parents’ permission, police in Nigeria said.

Ikoyi police said that they have arrested 30-year-old Ugo Madugba, after being accused of hypnotizing 28-year-old Nono Orji, who is a doctor, before marrying her.

Madugba was charged with one count of kidnapping. He was booked into jail, and denied bail. According to the police investigation, Madugba used hypnosis to abduct Orji.

He then persuaded her to marry him. Orji however, denied the allegations, saying that she wanted to marry her husband. She blamed her parents for making up the allegations after she refused to marry her cousin.

“Marriage has become a crime in this country, according to the police. I got married to him, but my father has been very distraught about it.

“He has used the police to threaten me to the extent of arresting all those who acted as witnesses at the marriage ceremony.

“My husband has been denied access to his family and friends, and information reaching us has it that his lawyer was also denied access to him.

“There is a belief that a plan to poison my husband is being hatched,” Orji wrote on her Facebook page.

Woman strips naked in back of taxi before beating driver because he refused to have sex

Shareen Willock 
By: Chan Yuan

A woman was arrested on a charge of assault after stripping naked in the back of a taxi and asking to have sex with the driver, police in the United Kingdom said.

Now, 29-year-old Shareen Willock of London, has been given a 12-week suspended sentence after pleading guilty to criminal damage and assault.

She was also ordered to complete 180 hours of community service and she has to pay a fine of 650 pounds ($936).

According to the police investigation, Willock sat into the taxi of Arshad Rasool, and stripped naked in the back seat of the vehicle.

She drank alcohol, and asked the driver to join her in the back and have sex. When Rasool refused, she became angry and violent.

She began trashing the interior of the car, breaking an arm rest and hitting the GPS off the dashboard. At one point, she pushed Rasool in the back of the head, causing him to sustain cuts on his ear.

When Rasool stopped the car, Willock got out and broke a wiper. She then used it to hit the car, causing multiple dents.

The car suffered 1,000 pounds ($1,441) in damages.

Bus driver kicks private parts of passenger who refused to pay his fare

City bus (illustration) 
By: Wayne Morin

A bus driver was arrested on a charge of assault after kicking a passenger in the private parts because he refused to pay his fare, police in Nigeria said.

Now, 19-year-old Taheed Adekunle of Lagos, is facing several years in prison after pleading guilty to assault in connection with the attack against Samuel Amosun.

According to the police investigation, the incident unfolded around 5:50 p.m. on Saturday. The victim boarded the bus at the Ajah Motor Park.

After the victim sat down in a seat without paying the fare, the driver asked for payment.

After the victim told the driver that the fare is too expensive, a fight broke out and Adekunle kicked the private parts of Amosun.

Amosun was taken to a hospital, where he is being treated for a swollen scrotum.

Pregnant teen stabs her boyfriend to death because he posted a photo of another woman on Facebook

Kelvin Ikatwa and his girlfriend 
By: Mahesh Sarin

A pregnant teen was arrested on a charge of murder after allegedly stabbing her boyfriend to death because he posted a photo of another woman on Facebook, police in Kenya said.

Kangemi police said that they have arrested the 19-year-old woman, who was not identified, after being accused of killing 25-year-old Kelvin Ikatwa.

Ikatwa played professional football and was a member of the Wazito F.C. The woman was charged with one count of murder.

According to the police investigation, around 10:30 a.m. on Thursday, Ikatwa posted the photo of another woman on his Facebook page.

The woman said that she was just a friend of Ikatwa. When Ikatwa came home around 3:30 p.m., his girlfriend confronted him about the photo on his Facebook account.

A fight broke out, and during the scuffle, the woman stabbed her boyfriend in the neck. The landlord heard the fight and called the police.

Police officers who arrived at the scene, found Ikatwa lying unconscious in the floor. He was later declared dead at the scene.

Football fans unzip their pants and urinate on homeless woman

Football fans urinating on homeless woman 
By: Tanya Malhotra

(Scroll down for video) Police launched an investigation after a video that went viral showed several Sparta Prague football fans unzipping their pants and urinating on a defenseless woman, police in Italy said.

The incident unfolded this week in Rome, where Sparta Prague played against Lazio in the Europa League. The video was recorded on Thursday afternoon, on the bridge in front of Castel Sant'Angelo.

The video shows the football fans of the Czech Republic, gather around the homeless woman before unzipping their pants and urinating.

The woman quickly stood up and fled from the scene. A tourist from Spain, recorded the video and uploaded it to YouTube. So far, no arrests have been made.

In the football match, Sparta Prague beat Lazio with a score of 3 to 0.

Father hires man to impersonate his dead son to keep elderly grandmother from knowing he is no longer alive

Wang Feng with the grandmother 
By: Mahesh Sarin

A father hired a man to impersonate his deceased son so that his elderly mother does not learn of his death.

Huang Ge died of muscular dystrophy, but his father, Huang Xiaodong, did not want to inform his mother of the death to spare her the anguish.

Since her vision and hearing are no longer good due to her age, Xiaodong hired a man to impersonate his son during a visit with the elderly woman.

Xiaoyong began searching for a man who resembled his deceased son. He found Wang Feng, who was willing to impersonate his son.

Xinhua said that he was looking for a man between the age of 25 and 28, about 5 foot five inches tall, who weighs about 120 pounds. Feng was a perfect fit.

Wang learned how the deceased used to sit in his wheelchair and how he walked with a crutch. He was also brought to the bedroom and the tomb of the son in order to prepare him for the role.

Wang said that on the day he was going to meet “his grandmother,” his wife cut his beard to make him look presentable.

Xiaoyong said that his mother was very happy to see the man and she did not realize that it was not her grandson.

Wang said that he felt good about helping the family to avoid causing distress to the elderly woman, and he plans to keep in touch with her to bring her as much happiness as possible.

Man drugs and rapes seven of his daughter’s friends during sleepovers

Child asleep in bed (illustration) 
By: Tanya Malhotra

A man was charged with 3,067 counts of child abuse after raping his daughter’s friends.

Police in South Africa, arrested the 51-year-old father after he was accused of drugging seven of his daughter's friends while they were sleeping at his house.

The father allowed his daughter to invite her friends to their home in Thembalethu, George, where he drugged them, raped them and took pornography photos of the children.

The court was told that the suspect’s youngest victim was 10 year old.

Prosecutors agreed to drop 3,000 of the charges in a plea deal in exchange for a life sentence.

The 51-year-old father pleaded guilty to 67 charges relating to child abuse and child pornography.

He was sentenced to 37 life sentences plus 10 years for the production of child pornography.

YouTube prankster jailed for scaring people with bomb in briefcase and robberies

The pranksters at the museum 
By: Feng Qian

A prankster of the United Kingdom, was having a great time scaring people and posting the videos to YouTube.

However, things backfired when he and his 15-year-old partner scared people while pretending to have a bomb and robbing a museum in front of them.

31-year-old Danh Van Le of London, was behind the camera as his teenage partner carried out the stunts. He then shared the video on his YouTube channel called Trollstation, which has 680,000 subscribers and already racked up 188 million views.

In one of the videos, the 15-year-old boy is seen approaching strangers and asking them to hold a briefcase with a clock inside.

He then dropped the briefcase on the floor and ran away, scaring bystanders into thinking that there could be a bomb inside.

Van Le also recorded two “break-ins” at the Tate and the National Portrait Gallery, where the pranksters wore tights over their faces, ran into the galleries while holding paintings to trick visitors into thinking it was a heist.

People scrambled to get out of the museum and they ran away before the men announced that it was all a joke. However, police did not think it was funny and they were arrested.

Van Le pleaded guilty to one count of bomb hoax placing with intent, involving eight incidents, and was sentenced to 9 months in prison.

Mother burns 2-year-old daughter by placing her in a hot oven

Tasha Shontell Hatcher 
By: Feng Qian

(Scroll down for video) A young girl was airlifted to a hospital after being burned in a hot oven.

A Texas woman was arrested after allegedly putting her 2-year-old daughter in the oven, leaving the girl with severe burns.

35-year-old Tasha Shontell Hatcher was charged with injury to a child with serious bodily injury in connection with the incident.

She was booked into jail, and her bail was set at $300,000.

The Somervell County Sheriff's Department responded to a house about 11:45 p.m., after receiving a report of a child with severe burns on her body.

Witnesses told deputies that Hatcher admitted to putting the child in the family’s oven, according to the police report.

The girl was flown to the Parkland Burn Center in Dallas, where she is being treated for second and third-degree burns. The child was placed in the custody of child protection services.

Her mother's family was banned from contacting the girl.

Gang member kills himself after killing a cop whose wife is pregnant with their third child

Deontea Perry Mackey and officer Allen Lee Jacobs 
By: Wayne Morin

(Scroll down for video) A South Carolina police officer was shot and killed while trying to confront a gang member.

The married father is also a decorated Army veteran.

Greenville Officer 28-year-old Allen Lee Jacobs was with several officers who were trying to talk to a teenager about a weapon.

Police identified the suspect as 17-year-old Deontea Perry Mackey, a self-admitted gang member. The incident took place around 12:30 p.m.

When Mackey saw the officers, he began running and shooting at them. He hit Jacobs multiple times. Jacobs, a four-and-a-half-year veteran of the police department, was transported to the Greenville Memorial Hospital, where he was pronounced dead.

The teenager then called his mother and informed her that police are closing in on him. Mackey was found dead from a self-inflicted gunshot wound, police said.

Jacobs was married and was the father of two young boys. His wife is pregnant with the couple's third child, a baby girl. She is due to give birth in July.

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Woman dies after elderly husband accidentally runs her over with car in their garage

Car (illustration) 
By: Tanya Malhotra

An elderly man of Nevada, was taken to a hospital because he was very distressed over the death of his wife.

87-year-old William Krege, of Las Vegas, was not injured, but shaken after learning that he accidentally killed his wife.

The office of the Clark County coroner has identified the woman who police said was struck and killed by a car driven by her husband.

The Metropolitan Police Department said that Amphon Kreger, 81, died after she was hit by her husband in the garage of their home.

The incident occurred around 10:00 a.m. in the 1600 block of Sunrise View Drive near Sloan Lane and Owens Avenue.

According to the police, the woman was standing in front of the car in the garage when her husband was about to back out. Police said that he accidentally shifted into drive, causing the vehicle to move forward.

He hit the woman and she died of her injuries.

Man rapes 23-month-old niece and girlfriend’s teenage daughter and infects both of them with HIV

David Wilson 
By: Feng Qian

(Scroll down for video) A man will spend the rest of his life in prison for infecting two girls with HIV after raping her.

33-year-old David Wilson of Texas, was found guilty of child sex assault in a Houston court.

Wilson, who previously spent four years in prison and was ordered to register as a sex offender, was for some reason allowed to be alone with his niece.

Doctors discovered that the 23-month-old girl was infected with HIV, genital herpes and chlamydia. The child is the daughter of Wilson’s sister.

Police soon learned that Wilson raped and impregnated his girlfriend’s teenage daughter.

The 14-year-old girl told a caseworker that she had been having sex with Wilson for two years, and she was pregnant with his child. An exam showed that she was also HIV positive, and she had herpes and chlamydia.

He was convicted by a jury and was sentenced to life in prison.

Police kill mother of four children who was fighting with a man

India Beaty 
By: Chan Yuan

(Scroll down for video) Four children were orphaned after police officers killed their mother.

Police in Virginia, shot the young mother on Saturday, after they said she threatened them with a handgun.

Norfolk Police’s Vice and Narcotics Division was conducting a surveillance operation in the 9500 block of Shore Drive, where they spotted a man and a woman fighting in a parking lot, according to police.

Police said that India Beaty, 25, had a handgun and threatened the unarmed man. Officers ordered her to put down the weapon, but she allegedly began swinging it around. That is when officers shot her.

Police confiscated the gun, and learned that it was a replica.