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Man torches parents’ house to avenge decade-old fart prank

A Washington man still reeling from his brother’s decade-old fart prank set his parents’ home on fire this week as revenge for the gassy insult, according to a report. Police say Joel Cruz, 29, was alone inside his parents’ home in the city of Yakima Wednesday when his anger reignited from his brother cutting the cheese in his face 10...

‘Horror house’ torture got worse over time: investigators

The torture of 13 California siblings at the hands of their own parents lasted for decades and only got worse as it went on, investigators revealed Thursday. “The victimization appeared to intensify over time,” Riverside County District Attorney Michael Hestrin said during a press conference. “What started out as neglect became severe, pervasive abuse.” Parents David and Louise Turpion are accused of 38 counts...

Cable crew caught trying to sneak in fake bomb at Newark Airport

Seven members of a cable TV crew were arrested at Newark Airport on Thursday after trying to film themselves passing a fake explosive device through a security checkpoint and onto a plane, according to reports. The crew was working for the cable network CNBC, according to nj.com. The fake explosive device was in a carry-on bag and never made it past security,...

Chinese woman ties her son’s hands before dragging him behind her scooter because ‘he’s naughty’

A young boy has apparently been tied to a scooter with strings by his mother before being dragged along the ground in south-west China. The mother claimed she was punishing her son for being naughty as she pushed the scooter forward on the road. One onlooker who witnessed the horrifying incident tried to stop her from abusing her son, but got told off...

Jail inmate charged with hiding knife in buttocks

Samantha Nicole Wise has been charged in Great Falls with possession of a deadly weapon by a prisoner. Wise, an inmate at the Cascade County Detention Center, was charged on Tuesday after jail officer found her with a knife in her cell. Court documents state that on the afternoon of Saturday, January 13, a Sheriff's deputy was called to the jail...

Couple’s honeymoon cruise ruined by ‘poop’ shower

A couple from Missouri says their honeymoon cruise was ruined by sewage spewing from a shower drain, leaving them to celebrate amid the smell of “poop” inside their cabin. Christine Parker and John Shoemaker, of St. Louis, detailed their foul experience in November aboard the Carnival Triumph in an interview with the Miami Herald, claiming unsanitary conditions on the 14-deck,...

Mom sends drugs to son in jail

GEORGETOWN, Del. — A Maryland woman is accused of mailing a shipment of drugs to her son, an inmate at a Delaware prison. Department of Corrections spokeswoman Jayme Gravell said in a statement Tuesday that investigators learned in late December that a shipment of contraband was expected to arrive at the Sussex Correctional Institution in Georgetown. According to the statement, investigators...

International cocaine ring hid drugs in fresh pineapples: cops

LISBON – Police in Portugal and Spain said they seized hundreds of kilograms of cocaine hidden inside fresh pineapples, and arrested nine members of a gang that had transported the drug from South America. The seizure, from shipping containers, was part of an ongoing investigation across both countries that started April 2017, police said on Wednesday. Aside from the 1,642 pounds...

Umbrella mistaken for weapon causes hospital lockdown

KIRKLAND, Wash. — An umbrella sparked a scare at a Seattle-area hospital after it was mistaken for a rifle. KOMO reports an employee of Evergreen Medical Center in Kirkland, Washington, noticed a visitor Wednesday morning carrying a backpack that had a long-handled item sticking from the top of it. Evergreen Health spokeswoman Kay Taylor said surveillance video was reviewed but it wasn’t...

Teacher fired after telling student he’d be kicked out of US

SANFORD, Maine — A Maine substitute teacher has been fired after telling a student he would get kicked out of the country if the proposed U.S.-Mexico border wall is built. Sanford School Department officials tell the Portland Press Herald the exchange happened in an 11th grade classroom at Sanford Regional Technical Center last week. The district fired the teacher following an investigation...

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