Boy Steals Concrete Mixer, Leads Police On High Speed Chase

It was an unusual Sunday afternoon in Dodge Center, Minnesota when an 11-year-old boy was arrested after leading police on a high speed chase that lasted about 75 minutes. His choice of vehicle, a stolen concrete mixer truck. Some reports put top speeds at more than 110 miles per hour through residential suburban neighborhoods. A witness says that the boy was raised around farming, and knew how to drive a tractor and farming equipment. It could have become a tragedy … Continue reading →

Child Found In Carry-on Luggage

Here’s something you don’t see every day: French authorities say a woman was arrested in Paris for apparently smuggling a small child onto the plane in her carry-on bag. Officials for the Air France Flight 1891 from Istanbul to Paris found the hidden stowaway. French police have launched an investigation. This sounds like something my dad might do to avoid having to pay for an extra seat. Or maybe they had more nefarious intentions in mind. Either way, this falls … Continue reading →

All Good Mother’s Duct Tape Their Children

Here’s a tip: if you want to prove you’re not a bad mother, duct tape your children to chairs. Or at least that’s the dubious logic that led to one of the more unique cases of child abuse we’ve seen. ‘Mommie Dearest’ with duct tape restraint A mother and her boyfriend wanted their kids to watch the movie “Mommie Dearest” to show the kids that she wasn’t in fact, the worlds meanest mom. But apparently, the kids weren’t to keen … Continue reading →

Baby-deforming Mosquitoes Causing Wide Spread Birth Defects

Here’s a new threat for perspective parents to worry about: Zika, a mosquito born virus, has been linked to wide spread birth defects, and in particular causes children to be born with smaller-than-usual brains. In 2015 the virus spread through Brazil, affecting as many as 1.3 million people. This has caused several South American governments to take the unusual step of telling women to avoid pregnancy altogether. El Salvador even issued an advisory warning women to avoid pregnancy until at … Continue reading →

Lawsuit Involving Bullycide Victim

In another bullying case out of Fairfield, Ohio, the family of 13-year-old Emilie Olsen is suing the Fairfield City School District saying that school officials ignored bullying that lead to her death. Emilie committed suicide about a year ago. According to the federal law suite, Emilie, who is of Asian-American decent, had been the target of bullies for three years prior to her death, but the school did nothing about it. It included cyber-bullying in which her tormentors set up … Continue reading →

Dead Children Found In Storage Unit

A child abuse investigation that spanned multiple counties in norther California has led to the discovery of the bodies of two children inside a storage unit. Police arrested 39-year-old Tami Joy Huntsman and 17-year-old Gonzalo Curiel on charges of felony child abuse, torture, and mayhem. Police are treating the case as a homicide, pending the result of autopsies. Both will also be charged with two counts of first-degree murder with special circumstances, which includes murders committed during an act of … Continue reading →

Bullying the Muslim Kid

Kids really do follow your cue, no matter what you might think. This is especially true when it comes to bullying, which often mirrors society’s prejudices. This is why most bullying consists of sexual bullying. (Mirroring society’s neurosis on sex), and bullying minority students tends to rise and fall according to current events. When news coverage centers around “illegal emigrants” we saw a spike in bullying of Hispanic students. Now that terrorism is back in the news, Muslims are the … Continue reading →

Alligator Eats Burglar

In a strange case out of Brevard County, Florida, a man who was running from police after attempting to burglarize homes in the area was apparently killed by an alligator after he ventured into a lake. Twenty-two-year old Matthew Riggins told his girlfriend that he was heading over to Barefoot Bay Lake to rob houses with a friend. But when deputies responded to a call that two suspicious men were walking behind houses in the area dressed in black, the … Continue reading →

Ninja Police in California

In the town of Anderson, California, police officers are now being allowed to use nunchucks. It’s one of those things that just causes me to scratch my head as if police really needed another way to beat someone. Having used nunchucks, extensively during my martial arts phase, I can tell you that they’re not exactly the most practical weapon, especially for police. The trade off between these and a straight baton is that you get more bone-breaking power behind the … Continue reading →