Man and teen force 14-year-old girl to have sex with 288 men at hotel

Atuan Saran Rogers and Dierra Victoria Lee Thomas 
By: Mahesh Sarin

A man and a woman were arrested on a charge of prostitution after allegedly pimping out a 14-year-old girl to 288 men, according to police in Maryland.

Silver Spring police said that they have arrested 34-year-old Atuan Saran Rogers and 19-year-old Dierra Victoria Lee Thomas, after being accused of forcing the 14-year-old girl to have sex with 288 men at a hotel.

The two suspects were charged with prostitution while Rogers was also charged with human trafficking. Rogers was booked into the Montgomery County Detention Center, and his bail was set at $80,000.

Bail for Thomas, who was also charged with conspiracy to commit human trafficking, has been set at $5,000. According to the criminal complaint, Rogers and Thomas approached the teenager while she was in a hotel with friends.

Shortly thereafter, the girl met the couple at a hotel in Silver Spring and she began working as a prostitute for about 2 and a half months.

The teen told police that after being approached by the couple, she contacted them by phone and through Instagram. Rogers promised the teen $100 to $200 for sex acts.

During the months she worked for the couple, she had sex with men three to four days a week, and was forced to have sex with about eight to 10 people a day.

She was not given any money, and was hit in the face when she said that she did not want to have sex.

College student walks out of court a free man after admitting to raping an unconscious woman

Austin Wilkerson 
By: Tanya Malhotra

(Scroll down for video) The victim of a rape in Colorado, was shocked to learn that a judge allowed her attacker to walk out of court a free man despite being convicted of sexual assault.

The University of Colorado Boulder student was arrested on a charge of sexual assault after being accused of raping the woman while she was under the influence of alcohol.

The court heard that 22-year-old Austin Wilkerson, made repeated sexual advances on the victim, but she refused each time.

As a result, he felt pissed off. Wilkerson was accused of raping the female college student who had too much to drink on St. Patrick's Day.

He told his friends that he would take care of her, but instead, he raped her. Wilkerson claimed that the sex was consensual, but he was convicted of sexually assaulting the woman after a trial.

Wilkerson faced up to 12 years in prison, but the judge sentenced him instead to 20 years of probation. The judge said that he was concerned the young man would not be allowed to leave prison once he completed his sentence.

Man fatally shot while offering neighbor a free burger for breaking lawn mower

Edward Frank Holzinger 
By: Feng Qian

(Scroll down for video) A man was arrested on a charge of murder after allegedly fatally shooting his neighbor who offered him a free burger for breaking a lawn mower, according police in Minnesota.

Minneapolis police said that they have arrested 61-year-old Edward Frank Holzinger, after being accused of killing 47-year-old Bruce Wayne Brown, following a dispute over a broken lawn mower.

Holzinger was charged with one count of second-degree murder. He was booked into jail, and his bail was set at $1 million.

If convicted, Holzinger faces up to 40 years in prison.

According to the criminal complaint, on Tuesday around 8:30 p.m., police were called to 165 15th Avenue NE, on a report of a shooting.

Upon arriving at that location, officers saw Brown lying on the sidewalk in a pool of blood. A niece of Brown, was kneeling beside the victim trying to stop the bleeding that was emanating from the victim’s chest.

Paramedics arrived to administer aid to the victim, but were unsuccessful in attempts to revive him. The victim was pronounced dead at the scene.

The victim suffered two gunshot wounds to his chest. A witness at the scene told police that the victim and his neighbor were in a dispute over a broken lawn mower.

On Tuesday afternoon, Brown and other family members were in the rear of his home grilling hamburgers and eating dinner.

Brown yelled out to Holzinger, who was seated on his porch, and asked him if he wanted a hamburger. Holzinger told the victim to come over and find out.

Brown left his yard and walked toward Holzinger. A few seconds later, gunshots rang out. Holzinger came out of his home and said: “He deserved it. He called me a pedophile. I know I’m going to jail and I don’t care.”

Several days before the incident, Holzinger loaned his lawn mower to Brown, but it was returned broken.

Man breaks into house to make himself toast by setting pack of cigarettes on fire

Toast (illustration) 
By: Chan Yuan

A man was arrested on a charge of trespassing after allegedly breaking into a hose to make himself toast, according to police in Washington.

The Seattle Police Department said that they have arrested the 23-year-old man early Tuesday, after taking up residence in a for-sale home without actually buying it.

Officers were called to the home in the 4800 block of South Othello Street around 5:30 A.M., after learning that the man had taken up residence inside.

Police found that someone had taken down a real estate company’s sign, advertising the home for sale, and dumped it in the yard.

Officers then saw the 23-year-old man in the basement, attempting to set fire to a cigarette package.

When officers entered the home through an open basement door and contacted the man, he told officers that he had taken a liking to the house and had taken down the for sale sign.

The man, who appeared to be under the influence of methamphetamine, had built a makeshift toaster in the basement, laying a piece of bread on top of a grate, which he’d set over the cigarette package that he had been trying to ignite when officers arrived.

Police booked the man into the King County Jail for property destruction and trespassing. The home’s owner, who lives outside of the United States, was notified about the incident.

Man named Pablo Escobar snatches gold chain off 4-year-old girl’s neck

Pablo Escobar 
By: Tanya Malhotra

(Scroll down for video) Police in New York, have released a video, showing a man snatching a gold chain off of a 4-year-old girl’s neck.

The 22-year-old thief named Pablo Escobar, was outside a laundromat, where he spotted the little girl inside Won Won Laundromat on 36th Avenue in Astoria.

Escobar was seen approaching the girl, grabbing her necklace and placing it in his hand.

He then bent down to talk to her, and took off with her jewelry.

Police released the video and a photo of Escobar, and they are asking people to help them locate the suspect.

Escobar has been arrested about 12 times over the last few years. His charges were mostly for drug and marijuana possession.

This time, he stooped very low and robbed a 4-year-old girl. Police said that the girl was not injured during the attack.

4-year-old boy suffers rare condition that makes him look like an old man

Bayzid Sikder with his parents 
By: Feng Qian

(Scroll down for video) A young mother was shocked when her son was born with a rare condition that makes him look like an old man.

4-year-old Bayzid Sikder from Bangladesh, was born to his mother when she was just 14 years old.

At first, the young mother, Tripty Begum, said that she wanted to abandon her son over his looks.

However, despite her young age, motherly instincts kicked in and she decided to give her son the best chance in life.

Begum said that her son did not begin school and he does not see himself as any different than the other children. He plays with his neighbors and cousins, who treat him as they would any other child.

Bayzid’s father, Lavlu Hossain Sikder, said that they have taken him to many doctors, who were left baffled by his condition.

The family is having a hard time affording medication for treatment that might work to correct their son’s problem, he said.

Man and woman beat grandmother for refusing to drive them home so they can have sex

Michael Rubio and Jacquelyn Carrasquillo 
By: Chan Yuan

Police in Florida, arrested a couple for beating a grandmother after she fled from her car.

The man and woman of Miami, are accused of beating the grandmother after she refused to drive them to their home so they could have sex, police said.

According to Miami-Dade police, Michael Rubio, 25, and Jacquelyn Carrasquillo, 27, argued with his grandmother while she was driving because she did not want to drive them to their home so they can have sex.

During the argument, the grandmother got out of her car and began walking home.

Police said the couple got out and hit her several times before throwing her to the ground. The elderly woman suffered lacerations to her face.

The woman abandoned her car, ran home and called police. Her grandson and his girlfriend then drove away with the car.

Rubio and Carrasquillo were arrested on multiple counts, including robbery and battery on a person over 65.

43-year-old mother of four daughters molests 14-year-old boy she was in the process of adopting

Christy Lynn Jaski 
By: Mahesh Sarin

(Scroll down for video) A mother of four girls will have to register as a sex offender after she admitted to molesting a boy she was in the process of adopting.

43-year-old Christy Lynn Jaski and her husband of North Carolina, were in the process of adopting a 14-year-old boy from the Philippines.

The incident came to light when Jaski told her friend in the Philippines, that she french kissed “her son.”

When asked if things between them went beyond kissing, the woman admitted that she groped the boy. When the boy was questioned, he said that Jaski lied down on top of him when he was in bed.

Jaski of Wilmington, pleaded guilty to three counts of misdemeanor sexual battery.

As part of her plea deal, she was sentenced to three years of probation, and she must also register as a sex offender for 30 years.

Jaski is married, and has four daughters between 11 and 18 years old. Two of the girls were adopted from China. Jaski travels with her husband who works for a non-profit organization that promotes Christianity on college campuses.

Man who spent 10 years in prison for killing man in road rage incident is killed in road rage incident after being freed

Gary Durham 
By: Tanya Malhotra

(Scroll down for video) A widow said that she was happy about the death of her husband’s killer.

However, it was the irony in the way that 40-year-old Gary Durham lost his life that is making headlines.

Durham of Florida, spent a decade in prison after he got into a road rage fight with another driver who nearly hit his car.

During the fight, Durham, then 26, punched Timothy Gibbs, 48, in the face and he fell. Gibbs suffered a head injury, and died.

Durham was sentenced to 10 years in prison for that incident. After he was released from prison, Durham got married and moved on with his life.

However, things took a turn when Durham and Robert Padgett, 42, got into a road rage incident on Dr. MLK Jr. Boulevard at Forbes Road in Plant City, at around 6:30 a.m.

Police said that Durham came out of his Mazda pickup truck, and approached Padgett, who was the driver of a Ford SUV behind him.

Things quickly escalated to violence. Investigators said that Padgett warned Durham before he pulled out a gun, and shot and him.

Police have not yet arrested as they are still investigating whether Padgett was the aggressor.

Student plays two school employees by having a sexual relationship with both behind the other's back

Ernest 'Tommy' Beechum (left) and Richard Tyson  
By: Feng Qian

(Scroll down for video) Two school employees are in trouble for having a sexual relationship with a student.

Police in Tennessee, arrested a high school teacher and a former member of the school board after being accused of having sex with the same 15-year-old girl.

70-year-old Ernest 'Tommy' Beechum and Richard Tyson, 43, were arrested on multiple charges, including sexual battery by an authority figure.

The Houston County Sheriff’s Office said that the men had no idea that the student was also involved with both of them.

Police said that they received a letter, which tipped them off to the relationship between Beechum and the student.

Police learned that Beechum, who was on the Houston County School Board for 24 years, has been having a sexual relationship with the 15-year-old girl for at least one year.

During their investigation, detectives saw that a cellphone number kept showing up in her phone records. When questioned about it, the girl gave different answers every time.

Authorities then found that the number belonged to Tyson, who was the girl’s history teacher. After being confronted with the information, she allegedly admitted to being in a relationship with him as well.

Both men were arrested and charged with sexual battery by an authority figure, sexual exploitation of a minor by an authority figure and solicitation of a minor by an authority figure.

Bail for Beechum was set at $100,000, while bail for Tyson was set at $75,000. They were also banned from going on school property.

Woman in surgery makes life changing decision to give up organ to newlywed woman with hours to live

Brenda Jones and Abigail Flores 
By: Chan Yuan

(Scroll down for video) A woman waited seven months to receive an organ, but after she was prepped and ready for the surgery, she was asked to make a life changing decision.

69-year-old Brenda Jones of Texas, had been struggling with liver failure.

She was placed on a waiting list to get a new liver. Seven months later, she received good news as doctors found her a match.

However, while she was in surgery to get the replacement organ, a crisis emerged. 23-year-old Abigail Flores had suffered complete liver failure and had only hours to live.

The liver that was about to be implanted in Jones, was found to be a match for the young woman, who got married a few months ago.

Doctors said that they did something they have never done before. They asked the older woman, whose life was not in danger, if she would give up the liver to save the life of the younger woman.

Jones agreed. She gave up her liver to Flores, whose surgery was successful and she recovered.

Amazingly, just four days later, Jones received the good news that another liver was found for her.

Car full of teenagers drive into lake as driver and passengers play Pokemon Go

The car 
By: Wayne Morin

(Scroll down for video) Police in Ohio, were called to rescue teenagers who nearly drowned while playing Pokemon Go.

Celina Police officers responded to a call of a car on the rocks and partially in the water in the Celina Boat Basin.

When officers arrived, they found a 2008 Honda sedan stuck on the rocks on the west side of the Basin, commonly referred to as the Hot Water Hole.

Throughout the investigation, officers found that the three teenagers, all males including the driver, were playing Pokemon Go on their cellphones.

While playing the game, the driver, who was identified as 16-year-old Lincoln James Eichler, turned off of Lakeshore Dr. and into the parking area near the boat ramps.

He was attempting to turn around when he drove onto the rocks and partially into the water before coming to a stop, police said.

The three occupants escaped without injury, leaving the car teetering on the rocks.

The driver was cited for failure to control and for using an electronic device while driving.

Man sets himself on fire while trying to burn down a store with Molotov cocktails

The suspect on fire 
By: Mahesh Sarin

(Scroll down for video) A man attempted to burn down a store , but instead, he set himself on fire.

Police in Kentucky, are now looking for the man and a female accomplice, who was seen on video vandalizing the business.

Police said that the would-be arsonist was trying to torch a barbershop when he accidentally set himself on fire instead.

Surveillance videos around the store show a white van pulling up to the front of the business. A woman got out of the vehicle and used a tool to break a window.

When her job was done, the driver got out and threw a Molotov cocktail.

However, when launching the homemade device, the man set his legs on fire. He began running until the fire was out. He also kicked one of his shoes off during the ordeal.

The man then returned to his car for another Molotov cocktail. He only managed to set fire to the outside of the business before driving off.

Man will not be charged for shooting his neighbor in the neck for beating his own dog

Dog (illustration) 
By: Feng Qian

(Scroll down for video) Police were called to a home in Texas, after a man was shot in the neck for beating his dog.

A man in his 60s told police that his 20-year-old neighbor was angry with his dog because it barked all night.

The elderly man of Houston, went over to his neighbor's home on Ringold Street in Acres Homes at 7:00 a.m., and asked the 20-year-old man to stop beating the dog.

According to police, the man refused to stop hurting the animal, and he attacked the 60-year-old man.

According to police, the older man pulled out his gun to defend himself.

The two continued arguing before the 20-year-old man walked into his home. That is when the elderly man fired a shot, hitting the younger man in the neck.

The wounded man was taken to the hospital, where he was treated and released. The dog was not injured.

Houston police said that the shooter will not be charged with a crime as they consider this a case of self defense.