Indian amusement park ride plummets after pipe breaks, killing 2 and injuring 27

At least two people were killed and 27 were injured after a ride at an Indian amusement park unexpectedly plummeted on Sunday, the Hindustan Times reports.  The incident, which took place in Ahmedabad’s Kankaria Lake area, occurred after the pipe of the main shaft of a pendulum-swinging ride called “Discovery” broke, Ahmedabad Municipal Corporation chief fire officer M.F. Dastoor told the newspaper. Thirty-one people […]

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Jeremy Hunt says ‘right to a house is a basic human right’

Jeremy Hunt says ‘housing is a basic human right’ as he pledges to tackle UK’s homelessness crisis with £30million programme to give unconditional permanent shelter and treatment to rough sleepers Jeremy Hunt sets out new plans to get 1,000 homeless people off the streets Foreign Secretary wants to expand pilot programmes to London and other cities His ‘Housing First’ approach […]

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2 Women Escape Fla. Home Where Couple Allegedly Enslaved and Sexually Abused Them for Years

Police have arrested a Florida couple for allegedly holding two young women captive on their farm for years while sexually abusing and beating them, PEOPLE confirms. The Wakulla County Sheriff’s Office detained Mirko Ceska, 58, and his wife, Regina Ceska, 55, on Friday — nearly two weeks after the two alleged victims approached officers saying they’d escaped days before from […]

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Illinois woman gets prison for soliciting husband’s murder

A southern Illinois woman has been sentenced to 20 years in prison for soliciting the murder of her 76-year-old husband and helping to conceal his body. The (Carbondale) Southern Illinoisan reports that Jackson County State’s Attorney Michael Carr announced last week that 55-year-old Carmen Stonemark of DeSoto pleaded guilty to solicitation to commit murder and concealment of a homicidal death. […]

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