08/21/16

9-year-old boy dies after falling off boat and being struck several times by its propeller

Kaden Frederick 
By: Tanya Malhotra

A young boy is dead after he fell off a boat and was struck by its propeller, according to police in Maryland.

Maryland Natural Resources Police said that 9-year-old Kaden Frederick of Howell, New Jersey, was one of four people sitting with their feet dangling from the boat, which was rented for the day.

Around 3:00 p.m. on Wednesday, the boy fell into the water and went under the boat. He was not wearing a life jacket. Two nurses, an emergency medical technician and two off-duty police officers happened to be on a nearby boat.

They quickly boarded the boy’s boat and tried to revive him after he was pulled out of the water by his family members.

However, the child was pronounced dead at the scene. It is illegal to sit on a boat with feet dangling over the water. So far, no charges have been filed.

Man kills his friend because she ate his leftover sandwich

Marcus Gottsche and Jasmine Armour 
By: Feng Qian

A man was arrested on a charge of manslaughter after being accused of killing his friend because she ate his leftover sandwich, according to police in New York.

Now, 34-year-old Marcus Gottsche of Buffalo, has been sentenced to serve 22 years in prison after pleading guilty to manslaughter in connection with the shooting death of 28-year-old Jasmine Armour.

According to the police investigation, Gottsche and Armour spent a night together drinking before they went together to his home.

Armour was hungry so she started eating a leftover sandwich.

When Gottsche saw her eating the sandwich, he became angry.

They started the fight, and at some point, Gottsche grabbed his rifle and fired a shot at Armour as she tried to flee from the house.

Unfortunately, she died of the gunshot wound.

Pregnant teen who died in car crash manages to give birth to live baby

Pregnant woman (illustration) 
By: Chan Yuan

A pregnant teen died after the vehicle she was traveling in slammed into a parked BMW, according to police in California.

San Jose police said that 18-year-old Dulce Araceli Capetillo Hernandez, died after suffering injuries as a result of the car crash.

Hernandez was a passenger in a silver Honda Civic.

The driver of the car, who was not the father of her child, swerved off of the road and hit a black BMW 745 that was parked on Highway 101.

The 20-year-old driver of the Honda was taken to the hospital after suffering minor injuries. 22-year-old Hung Ton Duy Tran, who was sitting the parked BMW, was also injured and was taken to a hospital.

Police determined that he was drunk at the time, and he was placed under arrest. Doctors managed to deliver Hernandez’s baby alive, but the child in critical condition.

White man stabs black man and white woman because they were kissing in public

Couple kissing (illustration) 
By: Wayne Morin

A white man who hates Black Lives Matter protesters, was arrested on a charge of assault after allegedly stabbing an interracial couple because they were kissing in public, according to police in Washington.

Olympia police said that they have arrested 32-year-old Daniel B. Rowe, who is a member of a white supremacist group, after being accused of plotting to attack Black Lives Matter protesters.

Rowe has been charged with second-degree assault with a deadly weapon and one count of malicious harassment. He was booked into jail, and his bail was set at $500,000.

According to the police investigation, Rowe attacked a black man and a white woman as they stood outside a bar while kissing each other.

Rowe slashed the woman with the knife before plunging the knife into the man. The man chased Rowe, who stumbled as he tried to flee.

Rowe eventually ran into a car and was knocked unconscious until the police arrived on the scene.

When he regained consciousness, Rowe told police that when he is released from custody, he will go to a Donald Trump rally, where he will stab Black Lives Matter protesters.

Man slams car door into girlfriend's head for refusing to order pizza

Joseph Benjaman Bowers 
By: Mahesh Sarin

A man was arrested on a charge of assault after allegedly slamming a car door into the head of his girlfriend because she refused to order pizza, according to police in Florida.

Westminster police said that they have arrested 27-year-old Joseph Benjaman Bowers, after being accused of assaulting his girlfriend following a day of drinking.

In court, Bowers pleaded not guilty to a charge of assault. He was booked into jail, and his bail was set at $15,000.

According to the criminal complaint, police officers responded to the 700 block of Velvet Run Court, on a report of a domestic dispute on Tuesday.

Officers spoke to the woman who had a cut near her left eye, and her eye was swollen and bruised. The woman told the officer that she was drinking wine with Bowers, when asked for pizza.

When she said that there was no need to order a pizza as she was planning to make dinner, Bowers got angry and started arguing with her.

When the woman tried to get into her car, Bowers came and shut the door in her face, causing a cut on her eye.


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