Salted popcorn breaks marriage apart

Would you like anything else with that? A soda? Candy? A divorce?

A Wisconsin man caused a scene at a movie theater after his wife allegedly put salt on their popcorn without his permission and angrily declared their marriage to be over, according to the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel.

Police arrived at Marcus Majestic Cinema in Brookfield, a town 12 miles west of Milwaukee, after reports of a domestic situation stemming from a snack purchase gone awry.

According to a police report, the wife purchased the popcorn herself and was instructed by her husband not to salt it. Having paid for it, she decided to do it anyway.

The husband, salty in more ways than one, accused his wife of being “unfaithful” and doing “things” behind his back, the Sentinel reported.

He reportedly declined to see the movie despite already having purchased the tickets. His wife saw the film without him, then refused to let him drive home, telling police that he drives too fast when he is angry.

The husband, however, would not get in the car, prompting her to call the police.

Police said the wife never felt threatened at any point, and only called the cops for assistance on how to handle the unpleasant situation.

It is unclear whether divorce proceedings have begun.

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Elderly Louisiana man freezes to death in home with no heat

An elderly Louisiana man whose home had no heat was found dead Wednesday morning, and his wife was hospitalized, after temperatures dropped into the teens overnight.

Paul Maker, 84, of New Roads, was found lying on the floor of his home by sheriff’s deputies, the Baton Rouge Advocate reported. Both Maker and his wife were disabled and wheelchair-bound.

The house had no heat, and the couple was afraid to run their space heaters because of the fire hazard, law enforcement officials said. Deputies went to their home Wednesday morning after a neighbor who often checked on the Makers called 911 to request a welfare check.

“He was in the house with his wife, and they were deathly afraid of running their space heaters overnight,” Pointe Coupee Parish Sheriff Bud Torres told the newspaper. “This is just a sad situation.”

The couple’s children live in New Orleans and, upon learning of their father’s death and their mother’s hospitalization, could not travel the more than 100 miles to New Roads because most roads in south Louisiana were shut down due to the weather.

“I tried to call them all day yesterday to check on them and never got an answer,” Wanda Curly, the couple’s daughter, told the Advocate. “I knew the weather was bad, and I knew they couldn’t do a lot for themselves.”

The temperature in the house was about 20 degrees when deputies got there, Pointe Coupee Chief Deputy Coroner Joe Gannon said. Maker died of hypothermia.

Gannon said he believes Maker’s wife would have succumbed to the cold if the couple’s neighbor had not sought help.

“She would have been next, I think,” Gannon said.

Maker’s wife told deputies that she heard her husband fall in their living room around midnight, but could not check on him because she could not get out of bed on her own, the newspaper reported.

Curly said her parents moved to New Roads after Hurricane Katrina in 2005. She and her siblings tried in vain to get them to relocate to New Orleans over the years, but the couple, who were together for more than 60 years, valued their independence.

She said her mother would have to move to the city under this week’s tragic circumstances.

“She doesn’t have a choice now,” Curly said. “She can’t stay there by herself.”

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High-speed chase ends with suspects hugging, kissing each other

It could’ve been a scene straight out of Hollywood.

A high-speed chase in Arizona on Wednesday night ended with two suspects — a man and a woman — hugging and kissing one another before turning themselves in to police.

The criminal display of affection was caught on live television by local news crews, who were hovering overhead in helicopters.

“Here’s the #BonnieAndClyde finish to this AZ police chase,” tweeted FOX 10 reporter Matt Rodewald. “Stolen SUV, elude authorities for 30 mins. After running 100 yards on foot, they knew they were done.”

Cops reportedly chased the duo through Arizona’s East Valley before catching up to them in a desert area near Queen Creek, which is about 40 miles southeast of Phoenix.

An officer had tried pulling them over after receiving a report about a stolen SUV matching their vehicle’s description, according to The Arizona Republic.

The man and woman, who were not immediately identified, tried escaping on foot at one point after crashing their car into some rocks — but were unsuccessful.

They also attempted to run in different directions, to no avail.

After several minutes, the couple ran back to one another, embraced, got on their knees, and eventually surrendered.

They now face charges of unlawful flight, reckless driving, aggressive driving, criminal damage and vehicle theft.

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Girl bathed in peroxide, forced to eat cat food by stepfather: cops

A Georgia man beat his 13-year-old stepdaughter, forced her to eat cat food, made her bathe in peroxide and required her to complete cruel tasks as punishment during years of torture during which she was often made to attend school in urine-soaked clothes, authorities said.

Rimmon Lewis, 33, was charged with “15 counts of first-degree cruelty to children, four counts of aggravated battery and one count of aggravated stalking” for allegedly abusing the girl, who has been placed in state custody AJC reported.

Lewis’ wife and the teen’s mom, Angela Strothers, 33, was indicted on “four counts of cruelty to children and one count of aggravated stalking. “

Counselors at the victim’s school called police in March due to concerns about the teenager’s well-being.

The couple was initially arrested in April, charged and released on bond. But prosecutors added additional charges in late November after investigating further.

As a form of punishment, Lewis reportedly forced the teenager to stand on top of cans barefoot while writing sentences 1,000 times, WSB-TV reported.

“There were times she was only allowed to eat cat food, and there were times she wasn’t allowed to eat at all until the defendant decided she could eat,” prosecutor Tracie Cason said.

The victim was starved, beaten and locked in a laundry room for long periods of time, officials said. The teenager was allegedly locked in the room for so long she would sometimes urinate and defecate on herself — and was then forced to go to school in the urine-soaked attire.

Lewis would “tell the child to stop stuttering” and “push his thumbs into the mouth of [victim] with such force as to split the corners of her mouth and with such severity to leave scarring to both corners of her mouth,” the indictment stated.

Lewis also forced the child to take baths in either extremely hot or cold water that contained peroxide or lemon juice.

“It’s amazing to me how this child survived as long as she did,” Cason said.

Strothers posted the required bond and was released from jail. Prosecutors said Strothers was not directly aware of all the abuse but was aware of the victim being starved and beaten. She also reportedly went to her husband and informed him when her daughter was not following his rules.

This was not the first time Lewis has been accused of abuse. In 2014, Lewis was arrested for abusing the same teenager. He pleaded guilty to the charge and was put on probation. Lewis was sentenced to five years in prison during the summer for violating his probation.

Authorities said Lewis violated his probation by having contact with his stepdaughter despite a judge ordering him not to have any communication with the teen.

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Man arrested for attacking pregnant girlfriend over loud contractions

A Texas man was arrested on domestic violence charges for allegedly attacking his pregnant girlfriend for making too much noise while she was having contractions.

Lubbock police said Adam Reyna, 23, assaulted the expectant woman on numerous occasions, including while she was having contractions.

According to the Lubbock Avalanche-Journal, Reyna’s mom called police in June after learning about one alleged incident. The girlfriend told authorities that on June 21 she started having contractions in the middle of the night.

She said Reyna became agitated she wouldn’t be quiet and repeatedly punched her in the face until she stopped talking.

It’s not clear if the girlfriend had the baby already.

Reyna’s mother reportedly told police that her son struggles with mental health and substance abuse. She said she thinks that’s what influenced Reyna to attack his girlfriend.

Police were also called to the couple’s home in May. During that incident the girlfriend, seven months pregnant at the time, said Reyna used an “open hand” and hit her after an argument over their finances. A police report stated that Reyna also grabbed the woman by her hair and threw her to the ground, the outlet reports. 

Reyna has also been accused of attacking his family members. Authorities said an October 2016 argument led to Reyna allegedly assaulting his father.

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At the time, the father told police that his son started acting “crazy” and hit him. Reyna’s mother told police that he “smokes crack cocaine, which always leads him to be ‘crazy.'”

Reyna was booked in the Lubbock County Detention Center on charges of domestic assault, evading arrest/detention and for warrants, including continuous violence against family members.

His bond is $45,000.

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Man pulls out samurai sword during road rage incident

An argument between spouses in Florida on Tuesday provided the sparks for a road rage incident — that ended with the husband allegedly pulling a samurai sword on two brothers.

Police in Brooksville, located 50 miles north of Tampa, said the chain of events started after Daniel Seymour decided to go for a drive to blow off steam after he had a fight with his wife.

“Seymour said he was upset and he was taking his anger out on other people on the roadway,” Chief of Police George Turner told FOX13.

While Seymour was driving, authorities said he began slamming on his brakes to brake-check another vehicle directly behind him.

A passenger in the vehicle, Adrian Rivera, told FOX 13 his brother tried to drive around the car once the road widened, but Seymour sped up and struck their vehicle.

After the group exchanged words on the side of the road, police said Seymour went to his vehicle to pull out a sword. He then waved it at the brothers, threatening to kill them.

“We’re on the phone with the cops and he grabs the sword and is like, ‘you guys are f—— dead,’” Rivera said.

Police arrived shortly after Seymour picked up the sword, Rivera said.

“He got out, made about three steps with it and then turned around and threw it back in the trunk,” he told FOX 13.

Authorities took Seymour into custody. He’s been charged with aggravated assault, battery with a deadly weapon and reckless driving.

Turner told FOX13 he was just as surprised as the brothers to see the weapon.

“Nobody carries them around,” he said. “Unless they’ve got something in mind.”

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Couple detained after dead toddler found in parked SUV

RANCHO CORDOVA, Calif. — Authorities say they are investigating the death of a toddler found under some blankets in the back of an SUV parked the wrong way on a Northern California street.

Sacramento County Sheriff’s spokesman Sgt. Tony Turnbull says the child was found unresponsive Wednesday in the backseat by Rancho Cordova police officers and pronounced dead at the scene.

He says a man and a woman found near the car were detained for questioning.

Turnbull says the couple owns the car and that a records check revealed the man had an outstanding warrant out of Arkansas.

Turnbull says the child did not have obvious signs of trauma and that the Sacramento Coroner’s office will determine a cause of death.

Police did not immediately release the names, ages or relationship of the child or the adults.

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Fire department probes pic of couple having sex in fire engine

Holy smokes!

A photograph showing some hot action aboard a fire engine has left officials in Manchester red-faced.

The X-rated image was posted online by a man claiming to be a firefighter in the British city who is seeking “fellow swingers,” reported The Sun.

A naked blonde is seen being pushed up against the vehicle’s window as her partner gropes her left breast.

The alleged fireman’s profile claims he is a 27-year-old named Callum – a “down to earth” bisexual is interested in “adult parties, group sex, cross-dressing and dogging,” the Manchester Evening News reported.

The Greater Manchester Fire Service slammed the image, calling it an embarrassment to the department.

“I cannot believe we’re still seeing highly inappropriate images like this in the fire and rescue service in 2017. It’s not who we are,” a spokesman said.

“Firefighters in GMFRS are hard-working and proud to serve their communities,” he added. “We’ll do everything we can to find out about how this picture was made and who was involved. There is no place for this in our organization.”

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Couple busted for having sex in front of ‘several hundred’ people

Hundreds of park-goers were given an X-rated show last week when a Pennsylvania couple decided to get busy near a playground, authorities said.

Police responded to a call Thursday night about a man and woman engaging in sexual acts at Kirby Park in Wilkes-Barre, according to the Times Leader.

When cops arrived, they reportedly found Jacqueline Getz, 31, performing oral sex on Kyle McClure, 29, in full view of “several hundred” people, some of whom were children.

Horrified witnesses told police that they saw the pair involved in sexual intercourse, oral and digital sex. Some park-goers gave police video and photographic evidence of the couple’s erotic antics.

Both Getz, of Edwardsville, and McClure, of Wilkes-Barre, were charged with indecent exposure.

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