Government official dumps suitcases stuffed with $10 million at church

The seized cash 
By: Tanya Malhotra

(Scroll down for video) A government official was arrested on a charge of money laundering after being caught dumping millions of dollars at a church to the surprise of priests and nuns, according to police in Argentina.

Buenos Aires police said that they have arrested Deputy Public Works Minister Jose Lopez, after being accused of dumping suitcases stuffed with $10 million at the Our Lady of Fatima Catholic monastery.

According to the police, nuns at the church called 911 to report that a man tossed suitcases over a fence. Within minutes of the call, police arrested Lopez.

Lopez told the nuns that he had planned to donate the money to the church. The suitcases were confiscated by the police, and they were found to contain $10 million in different currencies.

The cash was in dollars, euros, yen and Qatar. Lopez had a rifle with him when he was arrested. He tried to bribe one of the officers, but was rejected.

The officers confiscated six watches, including a Rolex, Omega, and Tommy Hilfiger.

Man stabs pedestrian whose umbrella touched his arm

Woman holding umbrella (illustration) 
By: Feng Qian

(Scroll down for video) A man was arrested on a charge of attempted murder after allegedly stabbing a pedestrian whose umbrella brushed up against his arm, according to police in Japan.

Tokyo police said that they have arrested 28-year-old Noriyuki Watanabe, after being accused of flying into a rage when the victim’s umbrella touched his arm.

Watanabe was charged with one count of attempted murder.

According to the police investigation, around 6:00 a.m. on Monday, Watanabe left a lounge, where an employee was walking with an umbrella.

After the umbrella touched Watanabe’s arm, he ran home and grabbed a knife. He then stabbed the employee several times in the chest.

The victim suffered serious wounds in the chest, and was rushed to a hospital. Watanabe denied the allegations, however, security cameras recorded the attack.

Woman stabs her husband three times because he spent too much time with his first wife

Amina Maru 
By: Chan Yuan

A woman was arrested on a charge of attempted murder after allegedly stabbing her husband because he spent too much time with his first wife, according to police in Nigeria.

Zamfara police said that they have arrested Amina Maru, after she was accused of stabbing her husband three times in the chest and stomach.

According to the police investigation, the husband, who was not identified, is married to three women. Maru was jealous that her husband was spending more time with his senior wife.

Recently, the husband gave his first wife a new car, prompting Maru to seek revenge. On the night of the incident, the husband was supposed to spend time with Maru, but got held up at work.

When he came home, he was very tired and went to sleep.

Maru, who believed that her husband went to spend the night with his first wife, took a knife and stabbed her husband three times.

The incident unfolded on Sunday. The husband was rushed to a hospital, where he is being treated. Doctors expect him to recover.

Man rapes woman looking for a job in order to go to prison and get even with the killer of his 14-year-old son

Joel Jones 
By: Feng Qian

A man admitted to raping a woman who was looking for a job, in order to get himself locked up in prison and get even with the man who killed his son, according to police in Florida.

Now, 49-year-old Joel Jones of Riviera, has been sentenced to serve 25 years in prison after being convicted of rape.

According to the police investigation, Jones met the victim after she responded to Craigslist ad, looking to work for his cleaning company.

On the night of the attack, Jones lured the woman to a doctor’s office for a cleaning job. Jones showed her the rooms that she was supposed to clean, and then raped her at knifepoint.

Jones then called the police on himself, saying that he raped the woman in order to get locked up in prison, where he will be able to confront the killer of his 14-year-old son.

Man drives his car into bay before getting naked and going to sleep in woman’s bed

Car in water (illustration) 
By: Chan Yuan

A woman in Florida, is angry after police told her that they will not file any charges against the man who went to sleep in her bed without any clothes on.

Fort Walton Beach Police officers were in the woman’s home when the man identified as Joe, walked into the kitchen totally naked and wrapped in the homeowner’s towel.

He told police that his name is Joe, and he had no idea how he ended up in the woman’s bed. He also told police that he cannot find his car, which officers later found in the Choctawhatchee Bay.

A neighbor spotted Joe’s clothes drying on a fence outside of the home.

According to the police investigation, Joe had been out drinking with his friends on Sunday night, celebrating the Stanley Cup win of the Pittsburgh Penguins.

Joe’s girlfriend called police to file a missing person report when he did not return home.

Police said that they do not believe any criminal charges would stick as there were no signs of forced entry and nothing was taken from the house.

It is not known whether Joe was drunk when he drove his car into the bay.

Bride dressed in wedding gown revives unconscious woman lying on street bench minutes after her reception

Julie Stroyne and Andrew Nixon 
By: Wayne Morin

(Scroll down for video) A bride in Pennsylvania, who was still dressed in her wedding gown, managed to revive an unconscious woman who was lying on a street bench.

Julie Stroyne, who is a trauma nurse at the UPMC-Presbyterian hospital, married Andrew Nixon at The Pennsylvanian located at 1100 Liberty Avenue.

Minutes after the reception, a 20-year-old woman was found unconscious on the street bench. Stroyne, who was still dressed in her wedding gown, quickly jumped into action.

She performed CPR and revived the woman, who was whisked into an ambulance and transported to a hospital. The condition of the woman is not known.

Family and friends at the wedding all agreed that the bride saved the day.

Big black bear licks woman doing yoga by the lake

The black bear 
By: Mahesh Sarin

(Scroll down for video) A woman of Tennessee, said that she was very scared when a large black bear came to her and licked her neck from behind while she was doing exercise by a lake.

Kristen Jones was visiting her parents in Lake James North Carolina, when she decided to watch the sunrise by the lake on Tuesday.

Jones said that she enjoyed yoga while watching the sunrise.

She was sitting on the steps with her feet propped in the water listening to Ray Lamontagne, when she felt a sniff on her right shoulder and a lick up her neck.

She reached up to pet the animal, which she assumed was a neighbor's dog, only to discover it was a bear. She stumbled backwards into the water and the bear ran up the hill.

Jones immediately started taking photos of the bear, just in case it decides to kill her and people find her mauled body. She followed the bear from behind until she got to the street, and watched the bear go back into the woods.

Jones then warned the neighbors about the bear.

Walmart employee shot dead after taking his manager hostage during dispute over a promotion

Mohammad Moghaddam 
By: Tanya Malhotra

Police were called to a hostage situation in a Walmart in Texas.

The SWAT team learned that an employee took his manager and another employee hostage.

The team entered Walmart in Amarillo, and shot 45-year-old Mohammad Moghaddam. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

Investigators said that Moghaddam was angry over a missed promotion. He entered the store about 11:00 a.m., and fired a shot towards the ceiling.

He then took the manager into the office, and held him and another employee hostage. They were not injured during the police shooting, which killed Moghaddam.

After the incident, the two SWAT officers who fired shots and killed the suspect, were placed on administrative leave.
Authorities said that this is normal protocol as the investigation into the incident is ongoing.

Woman caught stealing toilet seats and wash basins from train

Sink (illustration) 
By: Feng Qian

A woman of India, was arrested after she was seen coming out of a train with a large bag containing stolen items.

On Saturday morning, the Railway Protection Force arrested the woman for stealing toilet seats and sinks of a train that had stopped at the Ghatkopar station in Mumbai.

45-year-old Sarita Gupta was found in possession of three sinks and two toilets seats that were made of steel.

According to the authorities, the train had stopped at the Ghatkopar station at around 10:30 a.m., and Gupta was seen getting off with a large plastic bag.

Head constable Suresh Pandey approached the woman and inspected the large white bag she was carrying, and he found the items, according to sub inspector Brijesh Kumar of Ghatkopar.

“Gupta did not have an accomplice. She just pulled off the toilet seats and sinks as the plywood under them were weak,” Kumar added.

Gupta told police that she used to sell vegetables for a living, but three months ago, when she was unable to make ends meet, she began selling scrap metal to supplement her income.

She was arrested and charged with theft.

Man steals his lawyer’s phone while being represented in court

Bobby Heath 
By: Chan Yuan

A stupid thief in the United Kingdom, stole from a lawyer who represented him in court.

The sticky-fingered thief stole his attorney’s cellphone during a court appearance.

25-year-old Bobby Heath of Kent, was at the Bexley Magistrates’ Court to plead guilty to possession of cannabis, driving without insurance and other driving violations.

Heath was ordered to pay fees of £335 ($475) and he received six points on his driver's license for motoring offenses.

However, instead of leaving the courthouse, Heath was arrested again after being accused of stealing Charlotte
Johnson’s £300 ($426) Samsung phone.

The attorney placed the cellphone on a window sill while discussing the payment of fines following his guilty pleas.

After arresting the suspected thief, Bexley Metropolitan Police Service (MPS) wrote on Twitter: “Bobby Heath, 25, of Strood, Kent, has just been charged with stealing his barrister’s mobile phone at Bexley Magistrates’ Court.”

Naked 2-year-old girl and 1-year-old twin sisters run away from home while their mother is sleeping

The three children 
By: Wayne Morin

Police in China, were called after people spotted three young children on the street without any clothes on.

The 2-year-old girl was totally naked while her 1-year-old twin sisters were only wearing diapers.

A grocery store owner in Zhejiang, noticed the children before 8:00 a.m., and gave them lollipops while waiting for police to arrive.

The kids attracted a crowd of residents. Some reportedly offered to adopt the three siblings.

Officer Chen, who is a father of a 2-year-old himself, arrived at the scene and transported the children to the police station.

Many officers got involved in the case. Some officers went out to look for the children’s parents. Other officers stayed to play with and feed the young children.

Another group of officers went to get clothes for the naked children. The mystery was solved when the mother of the children arrived to the police station to report them missing.

Police said that the mother was sleeping, and when she awoke, she did not find her children. The woman told police that her husband forgot to lock the door when he left for work in a hurry at 6:00 a.m.

A police officer drove the mother and children back to their home and no charges have been filed.

Small boy driving electric car tows his father on chair from behind

Son drives his father 
By: Mahesh Sarin

(Scroll down for video) People in the United Kingdom, were surprised to see a young boy driving a small red car, which was pulling his father from behind.

The father of Sussex, was seen sitting on a chair on top of a small trailer behind the electric car.

The father was seen pushing the button at a crosswalk before the son began crossing a busy street with his father tagging along from behind.

Wayne Nuttall, 47, took a video of the incident and posted it to Facebook. He wrote: “I thought it was a very funny moment.”

After the video went viral, Nuttall, who is a train ticket inspector, added: “I put the video on Facebook and joked that the boy was probably taking his father home from the pub.”

However, Nuttall later learned that the father and son had been returning home from a carnival.

Nikki Hall commented on the video and said that she saw the father and son at the carnival, and she pointed out that “the father was actually in control of the electric car via remote control.”

People said that the car was based on a mobility scooter that was converted into this unique riding toy.

Another person commented and said that “in the video you can see that the father has a remote control in his hand and he is controlling the car.”

Man sells his collection of 10 million beer bottle caps to raise money for widow and her children

Beer bottle caps (illustration)  
By: Tanya Malhotra

A man collected 10 million bottle caps from around the world.

He now decided to sell his entire collection to help a family in need.

Hans Heiland of Vienna, Austria, said that a family suffered a terrible loss when their beloved 32-year-old father died of a heart attack.

The widow is now raising three very young children alone. The family also recently bought a house and therefore, they have significant debt.

Heiland decided to give up his collection to help the widow and her children.

Heiland began collecting beer bottle caps after going to a festival and seeing the amount of metal caps that are being thrown away.

“I decided to start collecting them for a good cause,” Heiland said. It started with only a few hundred bottles caps, but he now has about 10 million.

However, he did not collect them alone. When people from around the world learned about Heiland’s passion, they mailed him bottle caps.

Heiland now sold the colorful collection to a scrap dealer for $1,700.

However, before the caps will be delivered to the buyer, it will be on display at a festival organized by the volunteer fire department in Amstetten. Money from the festival will also be given to the widow.

Convicted sex offender uses Barbie doll to pleasure himself in public

Lorez Chambers 
By: Feng Qian

A family who was disturbed by witnessing a man pleasuring himself on their property, called the police.

Police arrested the convicted sex offender after the family discovered him in their backyard in Oklahoma.

When Oklahoma City police officers arrived at the house on Northwest 10th and Kentucky Avenue, they found the man sitting on the ground.

Police said that 43-year-old Lorez Chambers, was sitting on the ground while holding a naked Barbie doll.

He used the naked doll to pleasure himself. Police said that the convicted sex offender rubbed the naked Barbie doll on his private parts through his pants.

Chambers was high on something at the time, according to police. Chambers was arrested for failing to register as a sex offender after being convicted of first-degree rape.

It is unclear if he will face any additional charges over the naked Barbie doll incident.

Woman begging for help to find her prosthetic hand she lost during drunk night out

Amelia Welch 
By: Chan Yuan

A woman of the United Kingdom, is begging people to help her find her prosthetic hand.

The college student said that she lost her prosthetic hand, which cost about £3,000 ($4,200).

20-year-old Amelia Welch said that she was partying with friends after finishing her first year of her marine biology degree at Plymouth University.

She was at the Oceana nightclub in Devon, when she lost her prosthetic hand. Welch is offering a reward of £100 ($140) for its return.

Welch said that she remembers taking off her prosthetic hand in the bathroom and the next morning, she realized it was gone.

She called the nightclub, but they did not find the hand. She is now asking people to help her locate the hand, which is not only expensive to replace, but it takes many hours to make.

Welch was born with a congenital hand malformation. She does not have the use of her right hand, and she uses the prosthetics for cosmetic purposes.

Nude restaurant bans fat people and senior citizens

The Amrita 
By: Tanya Malhotra

A nude restaurant in Japan, has published a new set of rules for its customers.

The Amrita of Tokyo, announced that they will refuse entry to overweight customers and senior citizens as well as to tattooed people.

Those who violate the rule and show up at the restaurant, will lose their payments, which are required at the time of booking the reservations.

When diners show up at the restaurant, they are weighed to make sure that they are under the limit. Diners must be between 18 and 60 years old.

People who are 33 pounds above the average weight for their height, are asked to refrain from making reservations.

Those allowed into the restaurant, are asked not to cause inconveniences to other guests such as touching their nude bodies.

Tattooed customers are also refused entry in order not to disgust tattoo hating customers. When entering the restaurant, diners have to hand in their phones and cameras.

The cost of a seat in the restaurant is $750.

Customers are served by muscle men wearing G-strings, and those sitting on the restaurant’s chairs will have to wear special paper underwear.

Pregnant nurse steals dying patients’ painkillers and replaces them with saline solution

Painkillers (illustration) 
By: Feng Qian

A nurse was arrested on a charge of tampering with drugs after being accused of stealing painkillers from her patients and replacing them with saline solution, according to police in Canada.

Now, 29-year-old Laura Denouden of Ontario, has been convicted of numerous counts after stealing drugs while working as a nurse at the Providence Care Palliative Care Unit at St. Mary's of the Lake Hospital.

According to the police, the pharmacy of the St. Mary's of the Lake Hospital, detected a problem with some of its drug vials.

Hospital employees noticed problems with the seals of some of the vials of hydromorphone, but it was initially thought to be a manufacturing problem.

The vials were sent back to the manufacturer, and they suggested that the problem was occurring in the hospital as the safety caps have been removed from 10 vials.

The painkillers have been removed and replaced saline before being glued shut. Denouden coworkers told investigators that she took extra shifts frequently and entered the narcotics room frequently.

When Denouden was on maternity leave, she was seen entering the narcotics room and leaving the hospital through a back door.

Denouden had used the drugs for herself throughout her pregnancy, and her baby was born prematurely and addicted to painkillers.

Denouden admitted that she was addicted to morphine and hydromorphone, and had been stealing daily for two and a half years.

Driver tries to avoid being pulled over by using smoke screen and spikes at pursuing police cruisers

Police cruiser (illustration) 
By: Chan Yuan

(Scroll down for video) A driver in Lithuania, used police tactics while trying to run away from officers who were pursuing him in a high-speed chase.

Marijampole police released video footage showing the pursuit, which unfolded on Thursday.

The video shows that as police were getting close to the brown Volvo, the driver begins to release a smoke screen. Moments later, the police cruiser’s windshield was covered with a thick cloud of gray smoke.

After several minutes, when police got close to the Volvo again, the driver released spikes in an attempt to bust the tires of cruisers.

Eventually, the police were able to force the Volvo off the road and into a guardrail. Police said that the driver put many people’s lives at risk by his reckless behavior.

Bird steals woman’s new iPhone after setting it up to record her exercise session at beach

Bird that stole iPhone 
By: Wayne Morin

(Scroll down for video) A young woman in the United Kingdom, was shocked to see a bird stealing her new iPhone, which she placed on the ground to record an exercise routine.

23-year-old Chloe Rainey of Devon, who writes a blog, decided to record her daily exercise routine at the beach on Thursday morning, when the bird flew away with her smartphone.

Fortunately for Rainey, the phone recorded the heist and the bird dropped it after flying a few feet. The woman uploaded the video to Facebook, where it went viral.

The video shows the bird circling the possessions of Rainey.

Oddly, the bird did not touch the food and grabbed the iPhone with its beak. The seagull’s feet can be heard pounding on the sand before it dropped the phone back to the ground.

The beach was deserted and no one was around. Rainey said that when she saw the bird flying away with her phone, she started screaming and chased after the bird.