An Oregon woman was choked and raped by a violent ex-boyfriend after a 911 operator reportedly told that there were no officers on duty to help her.
Apparently, the sheriff's department in her county had just been forced to lay off 23 out of its 29 deputies and the hours of the remaining officers had their shifts cut down to only eight hours, Monday through Friday. Unfortunately, the woman called on a Saturday in August of last year--which is why, when she tried to explain that her former lover was trying to break into her house, she was transferred to an operator who reportedly responded by asking, "Can you ask him to go away?"
Have you ever heard anything more infuriating? I can't believe someone who is supposed to help in emergencies would just dismiss an obviously distressed person like that.Continue Reading >
No sé si recuerdas el caso de dos niñitos que prácticamente murieron porque sus padres se negaron a que recibieran tratamiento médico cuando se enfermaron. Según las creencias religiosas de Herbert y Catherine Schaible buscar ayuda médica es un pecado, ya que están convencidos que su fe mueve montañas. Lamentablemente, no sólo se equivocaron con su hijo Kent de 2 años, quien murió de pulmonía en el 2009, sino también con su bebito Brandon de 7 meses, quien murió de lo mismo, y de deshidratación, en abril.
Ahora, por su evidente negligencia, los Schaible han sido acusados de asesinato y no era para menos.Continue Reading >
Gabrielle Molina tenía tan sólo 12 años, pero harta del brutal acoso cibernético que estaba sufriendo por parte de sus compañeros de su escuela media en Queens, finalmente tomó la terrible decisión de suicidarse colgándose del ventilador de su cuarto con una correa el miércoles. Su hermana mayor fue quien la descubrió al preocuparse después de que pasara todo un día sin que abrir la puerta.Continue Reading >
Let's start off with a few basic details: Doug and Catherine Snodgrass of Temecula, California are suing their 17-year-old's high school for participating "with local authorities in an undercover drug sting that intentionally targeted and discriminated against their son."
You should know that I am steaming mad and seething as I write this! The kid was befriended by an undercover cop and basically peer pressured into buying drugs for the cop. But it gets worse!Continue Reading >
Shocking new footage has been released from the Oklahoma, after a teacher captured footage on her cell phone of the horrifying moment when the monster tornado barreled down on her school. Robin Dziedzic, a fifth grade teacher at Briarwood Elementary School was huddled with her 25 students in a bathroom when the tornado hit Monday afternoon.
The video she shot during the twister is so scary that it's hard to imagine the horror the victims went through witnessing it first-hand. Before you watch it, we warn you to brace yourselves as you witness the frightening moments this teacher and her students went through.Continue Reading >
Las hermanas que perdieron recientemente a su madre a causa del cáncer, fueron expulsadas de un puritano centro comercial de Filadelfia, después de que se negaron a quitarse las gorras que diseñaron para honrar a su mamá.
Makia, Zakia y Tasha Underwood, crearon y diseñaron una línea de ropa para crear conciencia del cáncer de mama, aunque claro… el mensaje es directo, y de acuerdo con el mall, "profano".Continue Reading >
Some people really do have luck on their side and Missouri mom of three Maryjane Hart is definitely one of them. The 57-year-old convenience store clerk won $1 million in last Saturday's $590 million Powerball jackpot--with a ticket she sold herself!
How crazy is that?! Talk about a happy coincidence!Continue Reading >
A 900 pound man is desperate to finally lose the weight. Ricky Naputi, one of the fattest men in the world has been bed-bound for the past five years in his own home on the pacific island of Guam, where there is no access to weight loss surgeries, at least not the type that he would need.
Cable network TLC has been following the morbidly obese man in a special program that premiered last night, 900 Pound Man, Race Against Time, as he battles to find a surgeon willing to take his case, bring him to the states, and perform the surgery. Will this man ever go back to living a normal life? Click to continue to see a full picture of Ricky.Continue Reading >
Imagine how heartbreaking it would be if your child was completely unable to smile. Sarah Tassi and her husband, Jason, have never seen their 1-year-old son Preston smile due to a rare neurological disorder called Moebius Syndrome. The condition affects the muscles of the face and keeps sufferers from properly eating, drinking, and impacts speech development.
But there's hope for little Preston!Continue Reading >
In an astounding act of bravery, an English mother of two put her own life on the line to try and persuade the two men who brutally murdered a soldier on the streets of London to put down their weapons.
Ingrid Loyau-Kennett was one of the first people on the scene after she jumped off a local bus to check the victim for a pulse. After realizing he was dead, the 48-year-old mom then tried to distract the attackers by engaging them in conversation, even as one of them reportedly told her, "We want to start a war in London tonight."Continue Reading >