Facebook users watch as 26-year-old woman dies in front of her 1-year-old son while recording Facebook Live video

Keiana Herndon
By: Chan Yuan WorldWideWeirdNews.com

(Scroll down for video) People on Facebook, were shocked to see a young woman die in front of her young child while recording a Facebook Live video, according to police in Arkansas.

Camden police said that they have launched an investigation after 26-year-old Keiana Herndon died in front of her 1-year-old son Riley.

Herndon’s mother revealed that her daughter suffered from thyroid problems. People who watched the Facebook Live video on Wednesday, said that they saw Herndon playing with Riley, before she collapsed.

Herndon told her Facebook followers that she wanted to go back to school. Moments later, Herndon began rubbing her face and eyes.

She then fell back, and her cellphone fell out of her hand.

Riley was heard screaming in the background while Herndon struggled to breathe. The video ended when Herndon's friend came into the apartment and called 911.

Herndon was rushed to a hospital, where she was declared dead. Investigators said that thousands may have watched Herndon die.

Man uses new gun to fatally shoots his roommate because he did not buy him food from McDonald’s

Jason Berrios
By: Wayne Morin WorldWideWeirdNews.com

A man who was angry with his roommate for not buying him food from McDonald's, decided to shoot him, according to police in Maryland.

Burtonsville police said that they have arrested 21-year-old Jason Berrios, after being accused of killing his roommate, 22-year-old Syed Asad Hasan.

Berrios has been charged with second-degree murder and drug possession with the intent to distribute after being caught with a large amount of drugs.

He was booked into the Montgomery County jail, and he was denied bail. If convicted, Berrios faces up to 30 years in prison.

According to the criminal complaint, Berrios and his three friends bought food at McDonald's located on the 15500 block of Old Columbia Pike.

The friends then returned to Berrios’ house located on 4500 Sandy Spring Road. Hasan, who did not go with the group to purchase food, was upset that no one had bought anything for him.

Berrios and Hasan started yelling at each other. Berrios grabbed his newly purchased handgun and fired a single shot at Hasan.

Paramedics found Hasan on the ground with a bullet wound in his chest. He died shortly thereafter.

Police chief of anti-drug unit caught smuggling drugs

Jari Aarnio
By: Mahesh Sarin WorldWideWeirdNews.com

(Scroll down for video) A police chief who headed the anti-drug unit for many years, was caught smuggling drugs, according to police in Finland.

Helsinki police said that they have arrested 59-year-old Jari Aarnio, after being accused of committing multiple drug offenses while being the head of the anti-drug unit.

Now, Aarnio has been sentenced to serve 10 years in prison after being convicted of numerous drug offenses.

According to the police investigation, while Aarnio was the head of the anti-drug unit, he arranged for the import of barrels containing hash.

Aarnio worked with a gang to import the drugs into the country.

In total, Aarnio was found guilty of 22 offenses. Aarnio worked in the anti-drug unit for 30 years. He denied all the allegations, saying that everything he did was legal and part of his police work.

In addition to the drug offenses, Aarnio was convicted of aggravated abuse of public office, aggravated fraud and aggravated acceptance of a bribe.

He was sentenced to serve an additional three years in prison for these charges.

Homeowner installs coin operated toilet and charges tenants 1 dollar to flush

Coin operated toilet
By: Tanya Malhotra WorldWideWeirdNews.com

(Scroll down for video) Tenants in Australia, are angry after their landlord installed a coin operated toilet that charges them every time they want to flush.

The tenants of Melbourne, who were not identified, said that they have to pay $1 every time they want to flush the toilet.

The tenants uploaded a photo of the coin operated toilet on Reddit, where they asked whether the landlord was legally allowed to install such a device in the home.

“I'm in Melbourne, Thornbury. We understand that we have to pay for the communal washing machine, but we pay the water bill that goes into our apartment.

“The landlord said it was a government incentive to save water, but then why does he get to collect the money? People like him need to be exposed,” the tenants wrote on Reddit.

“A lawyer has sent her details to help us out with the legal side of things. Our friend is also coming over and he thinks we can remove the top cover without really damaging the landlord's coin operated toilet,” the tenants also wrote.

One Reddit user advised the tenants to take water from the sink and dump it into the toilet in order to avoid paying the flushing fee.

Crocodile bites thigh of woman who tried to take a selfie with it

Crocodile (illustration)
By: Feng Qian WorldWideWeirdNews.com

A woman was rushed to hospital after being bitten by a crocodile while trying to take a selfie with it, according to police in Thailand.

Nakhon Ratchasima police said that the incident unfolded at the Khao Yai national park.

The 41-year-old woman of France, was visiting the country along with her husband. The couple were touring the park when they broke away from a group and walked in an area that is infested with crocodiles.

Police said that the couple ignored signs, warning visitors to stay away from the swamps. When the woman noticed a crocodile resting in a swam, she bent down and tried to take a selfie with it.

While she was trying to get a good angle, the crocodile attacked her and clamped down on her thigh. Luckily, the crocodile quickly let go of the woman.

The woman was rushed to the hospital, where she is said to be in stable condition.

Government official drives past dying man lying on road because he was too busy to help

Azmeera Chandulal driving past dying man
By: Chan Yuan WorldWideWeirdNews.com

A government official in India, is being slammed for not stopping to help a dying man who was lying on the road following an accident.

The criticism came after photos showing welfare minister Azmeera Chandulal of Telangana, driving past 30-year-old Taduri Madhusudhana Chary, who was dying following the accident.

Chary died on Sunday, after a truck rammed into his motorcycle while he was traveling on a quiet road. The driver of the truck suffered minor injuries.

As Chary was dying on the road, Chandulal’s motorcade drove by, but he did not stop to offer any help.

Later that day, Chandulal was asked why he did not stop to help the dying man. He said that he was too busy and was on his way to meet his relatives.

Police detain 65 boys after being caught watching porn and ISIS beheading videos in Internet cafes

Internet cafe (illustration)
By: Wayne Morin WorldWideWeirdNews.com

(Scroll down for video) Police in India, said that they have detained a large number of children after their parents complained that they were spending a lot of time at Internet cafes.

Hyderabad police said that on Wednesday, police officers raided multiple Internet cafes and detained those children who were caught watching porn videos or ISIS beheadings.

A total of 65 boys were detained. Some of the boys were just 11 years old.

Police decided to take action after numerous parents complained that their children were away from home for many hours, claiming that they had to go to Internet cafes in order to complete their homework.

Officers visited one hundred cafes and detained 65 boys. The owners of the Internet cafes were cited for not having security cameras and allowing children to watch porn.

The parents were called to the police station, where the children received counseling.

Man breaks into home during family party and kills 11 people including his estranged wife and his 8-year-old son

Isamara Filier, Sidnei Ramos de Araujo with their son
By: Tanya Malhotra WorldWideWeirdNews.com

A family in Brazil, was left devastated after a man broke into their home and slaughtered their family.

The man began screaming about the fact that his estranged wife, Isamara Filier, 41, took away his son from him.

According to witnesses, Sidnei Ramos de Araujo, 46, jumped over a wall of a property in Campinas, and broke into the home before midnight on New Year's Eve.

Araujo shot his estranged wife in front of their son before killing the boy and his wife’s family members.

11 people were declared dead at the scene and were removed from the home in coffins. Three additional family members were taken to a hospital.

The gunman left a recorded message on his cellphone, apologizing for his actions before killing the family and turning the gun on himself at the scene.

The victims were identified as Isamara Filier, and her son, Joao Victor Filier de Araujo, Rafael Filier, 33, the brother of Isamara, Liliane Ferreira Donato, 44, while her husband is among the wounded who are hospitalized in Campinas.

Alessandra Ferreira de Freitas, 40, the sister of Liliane, Antonia Dalva Ferreira de Freitas, 62, the mother of Liliane and Alessandra, Abadia das Gracas Ferreira, 56, the sister of Antonia, Paulo de Almeida, 61, Abadia’s husband, Ana Lucia Ferreira, 52, the sister of Antonia and Abadia, Larissa Ferreira de Almeida, 24, Ana's daughter, Luzia Maia Ferreira, 85, the mother of Antonia, Abadia and Ana, and grandmother to Liliane, Alessandra and Larissa, Carolina Oliveira Batista, 26, who was a single mother, were among the dead.

The gunman, Sydnei Ramos de Araujo, 46, worked as a science and technology laboratory technician in Campinas.

Neighbors said that they did not call for help because they thought the gunshots were firecrackers in honor of the New Year.

Couple found dead outside car on highway while their three children were in the back seat

Heather Kelsey and Daniel Kelsey
By: Feng Qian WorldWideWeirdNews.com

(Scroll down for video) A community in Florida, was shocked to hear about the sudden death of a couple.

A state trooper stopped to assist the couple after spotting a maroon SUV parked at the side of the road with the hazard lights flashing.

When the officer approached the vehicle, he found the Volusia County couple dead outside the car.

The bodies of the two parents, who were identified as Heather Kelsey, 30, and Daniel Kelsey, 32, were discovered on the I-4 near DeLand at 2:00 a.m.

The officer then spotted the couple’s two sons in the back seat of the car. The children, who are aged between eight months to 4 years old, were taken to the Halifax Health Medical Center in Daytona Beach for observation.

Police are now investigating the incident. An autopsy will determine the cause of death. Detectives said that there were no obvious signs of foul play.

Uber driver is suing his passenger who agreed to drive his car so that he can take a nap in the back seat

Juan Carlos
By: Chan Yuan WorldWideWeirdNews.com

An Uber driver is suing his passenger and his bosses after the customer took the wheels of his car and led police on a high speed chase.

43-year-old Corey Robinson, who worked as a part time Uber driver and a part time plumber, was hired to drive a man from
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, to the Bronx in New York City.

During the trip, Robinson became tired and asked his passenger, 20-year-old Juan Carlos, who does not have a driver’s license, to drive.

At about 5:30 a.m., Robinson took a nap in the back seat of the car, while Carlos drove the vehicle.

According to the lawsuit, New York State Troopers spotted Robinson’s 2016 Hyundai Sonata going 86 miles per hour in a 65 mph zone.

The officers tried to pull over the vehicle, but Carlos sped off and he refused to stop.

Robinson awoke to the commotion and when he realized what was happening, he ordered Carlos to pull over, but he refused.

Carlos eventually lost control of the car and crashed into a guardrail, and the vehicle was totaled.

Carlos was arrested for driving without a license along with several traffic violations, including unlawfully fleeing a police officer.

In his lawsuit, which was filed in the Bronx Supreme Court, Robinson said that when Carlos agreed to take the wheel, he effectively became a “servant or agent” of Uber, and therefore, they are also responsible to pay for the damages.

Robinson is seeking an unspecified amount in damages.

Illegal immigrant rapes 13-year-old girl on Greyhound bus after being deported 19 times from the United States

Tomas Martinez-Maldonado
By: Wayne Morin WorldWideWeirdNews.com

A man who had been deported from the United States a whopping 19 times, came back again and this time he raped a girl.

U.S. Republican senators are demanding that the Department of Homeland Security hand over immigration records for 38-year-old Tomas Martinez-Maldonado.

Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) declined to discuss the specific of the case involving Maldonado, beyond its statement that he was forcefully deported from the United states 10 times and he was voluntarily removed from the U.S. another 9 times since 2003.

Maldonado was arrested again. This time, he is accused of raping a 13-year-old girl on a Greyhound bus that traveled through Kansas, where the crime was committed.

Maldonado is being held in the Geary County jail, on $100,000 bond.

Immigration attorney David Trevino, who is representing the suspect, said that most of Maldonado's family lives in Mexico, but he also has family in the United States. His family is “devastated” over the accusations, Trevino said.

School children are crushed in escalator accident during which kids fell on one another

The children falling
By: Mahesh Sarin WorldWideWeirdNews.com

(Scroll down for video) Police in Russia, are investigating an incident after school children were injured in a horrific escalator accident.

The group of school children from Stavropol, were on a school trip when the accident occurred.

Detectives said that 44 young children were coming down an escalator after watching a movie when several students lost their balance and fell to the bottom.

Teachers could not reach those children before the entire group began to pile on one another.

Witnesses said that they heard agonizing screams from the dozens of children as they were being buried under the weight of their many school mates.

Shoppers quickly came to their aid and they began pulling children away in an attempt to reach those who were trapped on the ground.

Five children were taken to the hospital with broken bones and deep cuts.

The school teachers who accompanied the children, are being investigated by the police for negligence.

A spokesperson for the Investigative Committee said that the teachers who accompanied the group of children failed in their duties to ensure the student's safety.

Anger as IVF clinic mix up may have led to 26 children sharing biological father instead of their intended dads

Pregnant woman (illustration)
By: Tanya Malhotra WorldWideWeirdNews.com

An IVF clinic announced that it had a mix-up in its center.

The IVF clinic in the Netherlands, announced that it is investigating how a mix up may have led to the eggs of 26 women to be fertilized by the sperm of the wrong man.

The University Medical Centre (UMC) in Utrecht, said that a “procedural error” was to blame.

Sadly, they did not catch the error until half of the women who have undergone fertility treatments have become pregnant or have already given birth to their babies.

The error occurred between April 2015 and November 2016.

In a statement, the center explained that during fertilization, the sperm cells from one man may have ended up with the egg cells of 26 other women.

“There is a chance that the egg cells have been fertilized by sperm other than that of the intended father,” they said.

“For some of the 26 couples, frozen embryos are still available, but the possibility remains that they too have been fertilized by the sperm of a man other than the intended father," the UMC added.

The affected families will have to take DNA tests to determine if their eggs were compromised.

37-year-old man is angry after being banned from Starbucks for asking 16-year-old barista on date

Starbucks coffee (illustration)
By: Feng Qian WorldWideWeirdNews.com

A man is asking the public to call Starbucks to reverse their decision of banning him from their restaurant.

The 37-year-old man in Washington, who did not want to identify himself because he was not charged with a crime, took to Facebook to vent his frustration.

“I was flirting with a barista. For some reason, she thought I was funny, said I was funny. So I gave her a note to see if she would be interested in dinner,” the man wrote on Facebook.

He said that the next day when he returned to Starbucks, a Spokane police officer came over and informed him that he was banned from the location.

Spokane police said that businesses are legally allowed to refuse service to anyone who is causing trouble or being disruptive for as long as they want.

The manager apparently found the note to be “creepy.”

However, the 37-year-old man said that he is being discriminated against because of his age.

“I know the female Starbucks barista was of legal age to date. I broke no laws. I merely took a chance with my heart. I'm tired of hearing the word ‘creep’ as any black person or gay person is tired of hearing certain words. I have a whole web page dedicated to age gap love,” he wrote on Facebook.

He asked people on Facebook to contact Starbucks and to boycott the chain until he is welcomed back there.

However, many people complimented Starbucks on their Facebook page for supporting and protecting their employees.

“We have no tolerance for any such inappropriate behavior or harassment, and we will continue to support our store partners and local authorities investigating the situation,” a Starbucks spokesperson said.

Danica Hendricks wrote: “I have never been so proud to be a Starbucks customer! As a teen I had to deal with similar issues working in a restaurant as a hostess. It is an uncomfortable position, and no girl wants to be in it. Thank you so much for supporting your employees.”

Chloe Taylor wrote: “5 stars for protecting your employees! I can't tell you, as a person stalked by a ‘challenged’ person, how strongly I feel about this, and how it made me weep at the company's willingness to step in and protect! This man's thinking is way out of line. A 16 year old is not an adult no matter what he thinks!

Pit bull mauls family after mother tried to put it in a sweater

Ismael and Brenda Guerrero
By: Chan Yuan WorldWideWeirdNews.com

A couple and their son in Florida, were mauled by their dog.

Police in Tampa, said that the three people were injured after their dog attacked them after the mother tried to dress it in a sweater.

Tampa police said that 52-year-old Brenda Guerrero, tried to put the sweater on the dog when she was attacked.

When the husband, Ismael, 46, tried to pull the dog off of his wife, the dog started attacking him.

Police said that the couple’s son, 22-year-old Antoine Harris, came out of the home with a knife and stabbed the dog in the head and neck to try to stop the attack.

The dog then began attacking Harris. All three were eventually able to escape and they ran into the house, leaving the dog in the backyard.

However, the injured dog managed to make its way into the home and went to a bedroom, where two children were.

Animal Control and the Tampa police arrived at the house and found the dog that was very aggressive.


Officers deployed a bean bag gun and Taser to subdue the dog. The dog was eventually captured and was placed in the custody of animal control.

The husband and wife were taken to a hospital to be treated for their wounds. Brenda's injuries are believed to be serious, but not life threatening.

Father breaks silence after not speaking to wife for 20 years despite living together

Otou and Yumi Katayama
By: Wayne Morin WorldWideWeirdNews.com

(Scroll down for video) A brave teenager helped his parents’ marriage get back on track after his father refused to talk for 20 years.

Otou Katayama of Japan, finally spoke to his wife for the first time in 20 years, after getting into a bad mood over something she said that upset him.

Otou continued living with his wife Yumi and their three children, who are now all grown up.

During the years, Yumi desperately tried to get her husband to talk to her and to help ease her concerns with their children. However, he never responded with more than a nod or grunt, she said.

The couple’s 18-year-old son Yoshiki, finally decided to intervene and break his father’s silence.

He contacted a television show and asked for help. Yoshiki said that he never heard his parents having a conversation.

The producers arranged for the couple to meet in a park, where they had their first date and the cameras were rolling as Otou uttered his first words to his long suffering wife.

The couple’s two daughters and their son sat on side and they cried as they watched their parents talking for the first time in 20 years.

Otou began by saying: “Somehow it's been quite a while since the two of us talked.”

“I know,” his wife replied, while waiting for him to say more.

“You were so concerned about the kids. Yumi, up until now, you have endured a lot of hardship. I want you to know I'm grateful for everything,” he added.

“I am so very thankful,” Yumi replied.

Otou then told his wife that after this, he wants to talk more. “I hope we can work together,” he added.

Otou reportedly later admitted that he “was kind of jealous of the attention the children were getting.”

Easy Ways To Keep Your Home Clean And Organized

Messy room (illustration)
By: Michelle Parker WorldWideWeirdNews.com

When a home is clean and organized, we are less stressed and it feels more welcoming.

Here are simple tips that will help keep your home clean and organized.

Place a laundry basket in each bedroom.

Many children and especially teenagers, don’t take the time to place their dirty laundry in the basket because they are too tired or lazy to walk to the laundry room.

By placing a laundry basket in each room, you will eliminate this problem.

When you are ready to wash the laundry, you can just grab the full basket rather than collecting clothes from the floor.

This will also help keep the room clean and organized throughout the week.

Each morning, make all beds in the home. This will take only a few minutes, but it will make a very big difference to the appearance of the rooms.

Take a few minutes to make the beds before you rush out to work. It always feels better to come home from work to a clean home.

Close all closet and cabinet doors. Although this seems like a simple thing, it will make the entire room look so much more organized.

Try it, walk into your kitchen and open a few cabinets, then take a step back. Suddenly, the room looks so much more chaotic and cluttered.

Close the cabinet doors and watch the room look much more clean.

Sweep the floors in your bedrooms a few times a week. Sweep the kitchen and other high trafficked areas a few times a day.

Keeping the floors clean will help you keep the house looking much more neat.

Keep counters clear. Don’t leave appliances out. When you have things on the counter, the entire kitchen looks more cluttered.

Put away items as soon as you are done using them. This is especially important after cooking and when changing clothes.

It takes only a few minutes to put one item away or to hang up one piece of clothing, but it can take hours to reorganize once things have piled up.


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