Man records women taking showers in public swimming pool

Woman at beach (illustration) 
By: Wayne Morin

A man was arrested on a charge of insulting the modesty of a woman after entering a women’s locker room and recording them taking showers, according to police in Singapore.

Now, 25-year-old Ang Wei Sheng of Woodlands, has been sentenced to serve 10 weeks in prison after being convicted of trespassing and insulting the modesty of a woman.

According to the police investigation, Sheng entered the swimming pool of the Republic Polytechnic complex and his in the women’s locker room.

A little later, two women entered the shower. Sheng then placed his smartphone under the divider and recorded them showering.

The women screamed when they saw the phone, which had a flashing red light on it. Sheng quickly removed the device and fled.

Sheng was also accused of watching two other women taking showers, but he did not record them. Sheng covered the security cameras with plastic so they wouldn’t record him, but he was caught by security guards.

Motorcycle rider breaks nose of car driver who complained that he came too close to his vehicle

Motorcycle (illustration) 
By: Mahesh Sarin

A motorcycle rider was arrested on a charge of causing hurt after breaking the nose of a car driver who complained that he was riding the motorcycle too close to his car, according to police in Singapore.

Now, 27-year-old Kathiravan Annamalai of Serangoon Garden, has been sentenced to serve four weeks in prison after being convicted of causing hurt in connection with the attack on 32-year-old Elson Lee Jun Liang.

According to the police investigation, Liang was parking his vehicle in a parking garage when Annamalai entered with his motorcycle.

As Liang was reversing the car, Annamalai came very close to him and narrowly avoided a collision. Both men then began to argue.

When Liang tried to take a picture of the motorcycle with his cellphone, Annamalai pushed it away. Annamalai then hit Liang in the face.

Liang was taken to a hospital with a fracture of the nasal bone.

Raccoon hops onto train to lick ice cream abandoned by passenger

Raccoon (illustration) 
By: Tanya Malhotra

(Scroll down for video) A group of train passengers in Argentina, gathered around a raccoon who hopped on board to eat leftover ice cream, according to a video that was uploaded to the Internet.

The YouTube user who identifies herself as Natalia Cara of Iguazu, uploaded the video of the raccoon after spotting it eating the leftover ice cream on a train home from work on Wednesday.

The video shows the raccoon running onto the train to finish the remaining ice cream in a paper container left on the floor by a passenger.

The clever animal quickly ran out of the train as it sounded the departure alarm.

In February, passengers on a train in Canada, freaked out after a raccoon hopped aboard for a ride.

The incident unfolded on Tuesday morning, as the train was traveling on the Yonge-University line in Toronto.

The unexpected passenger caused a delay in train service. The raccoon eventually left on its own.

Slim woman slams H&M as their largest size pants does not close around her hips

Ruth Clemens 
By: Feng Qian

A frustrated woman of the United kingdom, published a rant on Facebook, after buying the largest size pants at the H&M clothing retailer only to find out later that it does not close around her hips.

25-year-old Ruth Clemens of Leeds, was browsing the sale items and spotted a pair of kick flare jeans.

They were only 10 pounds ($14) and a size 16. When she tried them on, it did not go well. The pants did not close around her hips.

Clemens complained that she usually buys size 14 pants, and size 16 is the largest carried by H&M.

H&M does have a range of plus size clothes, but they are very limited and does not come in the range of styles for the fashion-conscious that are available in smaller sizes.

Clemens posted photos of herself with the pants, showing that she is not overweight. She is 5 foot 11 inches tall and sports an average waist size.

Clemens cannot understand why H&M is making jeans that are unrealistically small. After the rant went viral on Facebook, H&M responded and apologized.

“Hi Ruth. Thank you so much for your feedback. We are sorry to hear about your experience in our store recently. We always want our customers to have an enjoyable time when shopping in store and to leave feeling confident in themselves.

“At H&M we make clothing for all our stores around the world, so the sizing can vary depending on the style, cut and fabric. We value all feedback and will take on board the points you and other customers have raised,” H&M wrote on Facebook.

Her rant received 83,000 reactions, 10,000 shares and 8,500 comments.

Man fatally slits his throat in court while being sentenced to 4 years in prison for drug possession

Tyrel Martin Marhanka 
By: Chan Yuan

(Scroll down for video) A man of the United States, who was arrested on a charge of drug possession in Taiwan, killed himself in court while being sentenced to four years in prison.

41-year-old Tyrel Martin Marhanka smuggled a pair of scissors into the courtroom, and plunged it into his neck when the judge sentenced him to prison.

According to the police, officers raided Marhanka’s house, where they found a large stash of illegal drugs, including hundreds of marijuana plants.

He told police that he grows the plants as a hobby and he intended to use all the drugs for himself. Marhanka was married and had two children.

After the judge read the sentence aloud, an interpreter informed Marhanka of the sentence. Marhanka was shocked to hear about the long prison sentence.

Marhanka was told that the sentence could be appealed, but he said he did not want to.

Marhanka shouted that he does not want to live anymore before stabbing himself in the neck and severing at least one artery.

He was taken to a hospital, where he was pronounced dead.

14-year-old girl tries to kill herself with poison after mother told her to stay away from 34-year-old boyfriend

Couple in love (illustration) 
By: Wayne Morin

A teenage girl was rushed to a hospital in critical condition after drinking a poisonous substance because she was angry with her mother, according to police in Ghana.

Ashanti police said that the mother found her 14-year-old daughter unconscious in her bed after she tried to kill herself because she was told to stay away from her 34-year-old boyfriend.

Adjoa Ampomaa is being treated at the Nweneso Number One hospital, where she is said to be in critical condition.

The mother told investigators that about a week ago, she realized that her daughter was spending time with a new boyfriend.

When the mother found out that the man was 34 years old, she banned her daughter from seeing him again, fearing that she might get pregnant with his child.

On Monday morning, the mother went to her daughter's bedroom to wake her up, but she found her unconscious in bed with a bottle of poison next to her.

Man throws gas tank into campfire during argument over shape of Earth after son’s girlfriend insisted it is flat

Planet Earth (illustration) 
By: Mahesh Sarin

Police are looking to arrest a man on a charge of mischief after allegedly throwing a gas tank into a campfire during an argument over the shape of planet Earth, according to police in Canada.

Brockville police said that the man, who was not identified, became very angry after his son’s girlfriend insisted that Earth is flat.

In response, he threw items into the campfire, including a gas tank that exploded. Firefighters were called to the scene, and they extinguished the fire.

By the time police arrived at the scene, the 56-year-old man was gone. Police plan to charge the man with one count of mischief when he is caught.

The incident unfolded around 10:30 p.m. on Monday, when the man, his son and his son’s girlfriend were sitting around a campfire.

Cocaine falls out of driver’s arm cast while talking with police during traffic stop over broken light

Arnold Lisansky 
By: Tanya Malhotra

A man was arrested on a charge of drug possession after allegedly being in possession of cocaine during a traffic stop, according to police in Florida.

Port St. Lucie police said that they have arrested 57-year-old Arnold Lisansky, after cocaine fell out of his arm cast in front of police officers.

Lisansky was charged with one count of drug possession.

According to the police, on Tuesday, officers pulled over Lisansky, while he was driving his Dodge pickup truck on the 3200 block of South US 1, for a defective brake light.

Lisansky spoke with the police when he gestured with his hand.

At that moment, a piece of white rock fell out of his arm cast.

The substance was tested, and it turned out to be cocaine.

Lisansky apologized, saying that he thought that he had disposed all the cocaine earlier in the day.

Woman steals man’s credit card while having sex with him in car

Jonisia Morris 
By: Feng Qian

A woman was arrested on a charge of theft after allegedly stealing a man’s credit card while she was having sex with him in a car, according to police in Tennessee.

Nashville police said that they have arrested 25-year-old Jonisia Morris, after being accused of stealing while having sex in a parked car outside the Clarion Hotel.

Morris was charged with theft, fraudulent use of a credit card and indecent exposure. According to the police investigation, Morris was performing a sex act on the victim while sitting in the car.

While performing the act, the Morris removed the victim's wallet from his pants pocket that was around his ankles. She then took the credit card that she used at a gas station to buy fuel and other items.

She then returned the victim's wallet to the pants pocket. When questioned, Morris admitted to numerous credit card thefts.

Drug addict steals Star Wars Lego sets from toy stores across the country and sells them to support cocaine addiction

Shannon Kirkley 
By: Chan Yuan

(Scroll down for video) A drug addict was arrested on a charge of theft after allegedly stealing Star Wars Lego sets from toy stores across the United States, in order to support his cocaine addiction, according to police in Florida.

Pasco police said that they have arrested 35-year-old Shannon Kirkley, after being accused of stealing Lego from the Toys “R” Us located at 6105 Wesley Grove Blvd.

Kirkley has been charged with theft, resisting an officer, and possession of cocaine and drug paraphernalia. He was booked into the Pasco County Jail, pending a bail hearing.

According to the police investigation, Kirkley stole thousands of dollars worth of Star Wars Lego sets from toy stores across the country before being caught.

Kirkley admitted to stealing Lego sets in order to sell them. He then used the money to buy cocaine. Kirkley is wanted in New Jersey for similar crimes.

When police tried to arrest him at Toys “R” Us, Kirkley resisted and said he was in the store to buy Lego for his 10-year-old son.

Deputies then found drugs in his pocket. The manager of the Toys “R” Us told police that he saw the suspect trying to remove the sensor from a box of Lego.

11-year-old girl with knife attacks her mother who grounded her for smoking

Cigarette (illustration) 
By: Wayne Morin

(Scroll down for video) An 11-year-old girl held a knife while telling her mother she wants her dead for grounding her for smoking, according to police in Michigan.

The Battle Creek Police Department said that they have arrested the girl on a charge of aggravated assault, and she could be tried as an adult and sentenced to up to life in prison.

According to the mother, after grounding her 11-year-old daughter for smoking, an argument broke out. When things calmed down a bit, the mother went to bed.

The girl then grabbed a large knife from the kitchen and went into her mother's bedroom. The girl told her mother that she was going to die for grounding her.

The 30-year-old mother called police after her daughter became violent. At one point there was a physical confrontation, and the daughter pushed her mother down.

When police officers arrived at the scene, the girl admitted she was trying to kill her mother.

Three people set off firecrackers in the lighter fluid and propane bottles aisle at Walmart

The three suspects 
By: Mahesh Sarin

(Scroll down for video) Police are looking to arrest three people on a charge of arson after setting off firecrackers at a Walmart, according to police in Arizona.

Phoenix police released photos of the three suspects who started a fire in the lighter fluid and propane bottles aisle of the Walmart located near 51st Avenue and Indian School Road.

Firefighters believe that the three people, two men and a woman, are responsible for setting off the firecrackers at the Walmart on Wednesday night.

A video of the incident shows the three suspects walking away from the fire moments after it began. Firefighters quickly extinguished the fire, stopping it before the flames could ignite the lighter fluid and propane bottles.

There was a lot of smoke and water damage to the building.

Walmart announced that they will be closed for quite some time. Several Walmart employees were treated for respiratory problems.

Police said that witnesses who come forward with information, may receive a cash prize for tips leading to an arrest or indictment.

Airplane passengers become violent and attack cabin crew after being denied free upgrade to first class

Airplane (illustration) 
By: Mahesh Sarin

Two men from China, were banned from flying after sitting in first class seats despite not paying for them.

The two men were placed on the national blacklist after hitting members of the flight crew in the face for denying them a free upgrade to first class.

The incident began when the Hainan Airlines cabin crew on a flight from Taiyuan to Chongqing, confronted the two passengers who were sitting in first class seats, despite holding economy class tickets.

Crew members asked them to pay the difference in airfare for the first class seats or move to their assigned seats.

The two men refused both options and instead, they became aggressive towards the flight crew.

Four crew members and a police officer who was assigned to the flight, were injured.

The plane was forced to return to the gate. As a result, the flight was delayed for two hours.

The airline pressed charges against the two violent passengers and they requested that the two passengers should be placed on the blacklist for domestic travel.

Once someone gets onto the blacklist, they are prohibited from leaving China for two years, although it could remain on their record for up to five years, depending on the severity of the violation.

3-year-old boy dies after climbing into parents’ hot car to get his favorite toy and gets locked inside

Evan Trapolino 
By: Tanya Malhotra

(Scroll down for video) A young boy lost his life after he entered his parents’ hot car to get his favorite toy.

However, he got locked inside the car and he was unable to get out, police in Texas said.

It was a very tragic day for the family, whose mother was recently diagnosed with cancer, as she now lost her youngest child.

Police said that the family went looking for 3-year-old Evan Trapolino, after he managed to get out of their home.

He was found locked inside the family's hot car in the 1200 block of Hopper Road. Temperatures outside reached 96 degrees.

The Houston fire department opened the door of the car and the child was rushed to Lyndon B. Johnson General Hospital, where he died shortly after arriving.

Ruy Lozano, who is the spokesman for the fire department, said that the boy went into cardiac arrest after he was found in the car about 2:00 p.m. on Thursday.

Investigators said that the three-year-old boy climbed through the front door and crawled into the back seats, but he couldn’t get out because of child locks on the doors.

The family, friends and neighbors are devastated over the loss.

Mother pays drug dealer through sex with her 11-year-old daughter and rewards the child with heroin

April Corcoran and Shandell Willingham 
By: Feng Qian

(Scroll down for video) A mother was arrested after she allowed her drug dealer to have sex with her daughter as payment for heroin.

32-year-old April Corcoran of Cincinnati, Ohio, pleaded guilty in court to 10 felony counts and she admitted to using her daughter as a way to get drugs to satisfy her own drug addiction.

The sick mother praised her 11-year-old daughter after she was raped by the perverted drug dealer, according to court records.

The prosecutor said that the drug dealer, Shandell Willingham, 41, who was also arrested, was in trouble in the past for having sex with minors. He allegedly recorded young children performing sex acts on him.

Corcoran reportedly called her daughter brave and she rewarded the child by giving her heroin for having sex with the drug dealer.

The girl was removed from her mother’s care and was placed in the custody of her father and her stepmother while Corcoran faces life in prison.

People use rock to smash window of very hot car to free small sweaty dog

The dog being rescued 
By: Chan Yuan

(Scroll down for video) People in Canada, took video of a dog’s rescue from a very hot car.

Passersby saw a small dog sitting on the dashboard of the car.

The dog was sweating and was in bad condition. Good Samaritans decided to smash the window of the car to rescue the small white dog.

It took them about 20 minutes to successfully break the window and free the dog. The dog was given water and seemed to be very happy after being rescued.

The dog was seen jumping around and licking people who saved its life.

Police were called and they waited for the car owner to return. A couple of Grand Bend, Ontario, arrived to the car 50 minutes after the dog was rescued.

The couple seemed confused as to what was going on around their car, but they were soon left embarrassed when police ordered them to come to the police station.

The couple was questioned by police on allegations of animal abuse.

Will Costa said that he shared the video on Facebook to raise awareness of the dangers of leaving animals alone in hot cars.

Man who did not see his estranged wife for 16 years is ordered to pay child support for her baby

Joe Vandusen 
By: Wayne Morin

(Scroll down for video) A man was shocked when he was ordered to pay child support to a his former wife for a child she had with her current boyfriend.

45-year-old Joe Vandusen received a letter from the Iowa Department of Human Services, notifying him that he would have to pay support for the child, although he is not the father.

The Davenport man is protesting the new state law that requires him to financially support the child who is not his.

Vandusen said that he and his wife separated 16 years ago, but never officially got divorced. They both moved on to new relationships.

One year ago, his wife gave birth to a baby by another man, but the state is coming after him for child support.

Vandusen contact the Iowa Child Support Recovery Unit (CSRU) to say that he is not the biological father of his estranged wife’s child and he offered to take a paternity test to prove it.

However, he was told that it does not matter whether he is the father or not.

“They said that since I am still legally married, I will be responsible for child support,” Vandusen said.

A spokesperson for Human Services said that in a case like this, the husband is considered the legal father of his wife’s child.

Other states have similar laws, which are intended to ensure that all children receive adequate financial support.

Vandusen said that he recently lost his job and does not have the money to pay child support or for an attorney to file for divorce.

Woman who hired man to kill her by shooting nails from nail gun into her head survives

Troy Vance Thompson 
By: Mahesh Sarin

A man was arrested after he agreed to help a woman commit suicide by shooting nails into her head.

However, the woman survived after nine nails were shot into her head.

Police in Oregon, arrested 46-year-old Troy Vance Thompson of Creswell, over the botched suicide attempt.

Police said that Thompson, fired nine nails that were three inches long into the head of the woman, before turning the nail gun on himself, but both survived.

Thompson told police that he met the 31-year-old woman the day before the incident. He said that the woman approached him and asked for help in committing suicide.

She told Thompson that she needed someone to kill her because she did not want to be committed to a mental hospital again.

The affidavit said that the two discussed ways to kill themselves before the woman told him about her plan to rent a nail gun and carry out the murder-suicide.

The store manager of the equipment rental store confirmed to police that the woman came to the business and rented a nail gun and an air compressor.

The store manager reportedly told investigators that the woman asked for the gun with the largest nails.

Thompson told police that after he fired three nails into the back of the woman’s head, he stopped, but she reminded him of his promise to help her die so he continued.

However, after shooting 9 nails, she was still alive so he turned the gun on himself. Passersby found the pair and they were taken to a hospital.

The woman's mother said that her daughter has bipolar disorder and has been hospitalized several times over the last year.

The mother also said that her daughter had asked several family members, friends and strangers to help her die, according to the police report.

Thompson told police that he has “brain injuries from the past” as well as a history of substance abuse and suicidal thoughts.

The woman is in the hospital, where she is said to be in critical condition. Thompson was treated and released to police, and he is facing charges of assault.

Mother is suing 100 party guests after her 29-year-old drunken daughter drowned in pool

Olya Lipina 
By: Tanya Malhotra

A mother wants $40 million from people who attended a party for failing to protect her drunk daughter.

The mother of New York, is suing the owners of a house in the Hamptons and 100 unidentified guests because they did not realize that her daughter drowned in a pool.

29-years-old Olya Lipina, who was an illustrator and a graphic designer, died during an all night party. Her body was found only around noon the next day, floating in the pool.

He death was ruled accidental. Now, her mother, Alla Lipina-Skyba from Brooklyn, has filed a civil lawsuit.

However, she is not only suing the homeowners, Daniel and Linda Finer, and Laura Edith Kreft, but she is also suing the 100 party goers, claiming that they were negligent by allowing her daughter to get so drunk.

A friend called 911 when she found Lipina in the pool, but it was too late. She was confirmed dead when paramedics arrived.

The lawsuit states that the hosts and party goers failed to respond or seek help for Lipina. It also claims that the defendants “knew or should have known that Lipina was intoxicated or was getting drunk when she entered the pool.”

The plaintiff is suing the hosts and party goers jointly for wrongful death, personal injury, conscious pain and suffering. She wants $10 million for each cause of action.

Police officer slashes his wrists after being caught having sex with friend’s 14-year-old daughter

Jessie Laconsay 
By: Feng Qian

(Scroll down for video) A Honolulu, Hawaii, police officer was arrested on allegations that he raped the 14-year-old daughter of his good friend.

Officer Jessie Laconsay was charged with four counts of first-degree sexual assault and two counts of third-degree sexual assault of a minor.

The charges came after the mother of the girl found them having sex, according to a police affidavit for an arrest warrant.

The girl told her mother that she also had sex with the officer before, but Laconsay denied the claim.

After he was caught in the act, Laconsay began yelling and crying, and he fled with his police car.

The mother of the 14-year-old victim called police, but they were unable to locate Laconsay. Police officers launched a search for their coworker.

Laconsay was found hours later parked at the side of the road with cuts on his wrists.

Officers said that while Laconsay was being treated, he kept saying “I am sorry for letting us down.”

Laconsay was taken to a hospital for treatment before being released to police. He is being held on $500,000 bail.

The officer was suspended from his job without pay.

Lenders offer higher loan amounts for young women who agree to send them nude photos of themselves

Nude woman (illustration) 
By: Tanya Malhotra

Jiedaibao, which is a platform where individuals can lend or borrow money from one another, is under investigation after lenders have offered higher loan amounts to young women who gave them nude photos of themselves as collateral.

JD Capital, which is the company that owns the platform in China, announced that they are looking into the matter and will suspend any lender that engages in such practices.

Some college students have agreed to send nude pictures of themselves, holding their ID cards to potential lenders. In return, they became eligible for loans up to five times the regular amount.

Lenders tell students that they will post the pictures online if loans are often not paid on time.

Lin Xiao said that when she wanted to start a small business, she agreed to hand over nude photos to private lenders in exchange for $18,200.

After four months, the total amount owed rose to $36,000.

After being threatened by lenders, she had to ask her family for money to keep her nude photos off the Internet.

Convenience store owner kills his close friend for refusing to pay for bottle of water

Boy drinking water from bottle (illustration) 
By: Feng Qian

(Scroll down for video) A convenience store owner was arrested on a charge of murder after allegedly killing his friend because he refused to pay for a bottle of water, according to police in Nigeria.

Lagos police said that they have arrested 29-year-old Ekanem Enodan, after being accused of killing 46-year-old Nicholas Goddonu.

Enodan has been charged with one count of murder, and he is being held without bail.

According to the police investigation, Goddonu, who worked as a delivery driver, visited Enodan’s convenience store on Wednesday around 10:30 p.m.

Goddonu took a bottle of water from the fridge, which retails for 50 cents. Enodan the demanded payment from Goddonu, who was a father of five children.

When the friend refused to pay for the water, Enodan hit him on the head with a bottle. Enodan, then took back his bottle of water and placed it in the fridge.

Goddonu was rushed to the Ifako General Hospital, where he was pronounced dead.

Husband sells wife’s belongings on eBay after she ran away with personal trainer and will spend the money on prostitutes

The husband and wife 
By: Chan Yuan

A man of the United Kingdom, has put up for sale all of his wife’s belongings on eBay, because she ran away with her personal trainer.

The man who identified himself on the Internet as Calibrasteve, said that he is even selling his wife’s convertible Smart car as he does not fit in it due to his weight.

So far, the bidding his reached 1,400 pounds ($1,987).

In the eBay listing, the broken-hearted husband wrote that his wife left him for her personal trainer who looks like Beppe from Eastenders.

The seller of Bridgnorth, promised to use the proceeds of the sale for a big party to help him forget about the woman who broke his heart.

Calibrasteve noted that he bought the Smart car as a gift for his wife, but she never liked it.

He revealed that he hates the car almost as much as he hates his wife because he is six feet tall and weighs more than 400 pounds.

He cannot drive the car because his body would not fit inside.

He then explains how he plans to use the money for the services of prostitutes and drink enough scotch to fall into a coma.

Man gets kicked out of his apartment for vacuuming 5 hours a day for 28 years

Vacuum cleaner (illustration) 
By: Wayne Morin

A court in Sweden, gave permission for a landlord to evict his tenant after neighbors complained that he was vacuuming for up to 5 hours every day.

The elderly man of Linkoping, annoyed his neighbors by vacuuming many hours each day and washing his laundry in the nude for 28 years.

Neighbors told the court that the man, who was not identified, vacuumed his studio apartment for two to five hours at a time, and often left the machine running on his balcony.

He also played very loud music to drown out the sound of his own vacuum cleaner. The tenant was also accused of walking around naked in the public laundry room.

The landlord told the court that his tenant damaged the apartment by showering very often, causing water to continually flood his home.

Finally, after 28 years, the court has given the landlord permission to evict the man. The tenant vowed to appeal the decision, and he denied all the allegations.