By Jorge Campos |Staff Writer|
Robocop prototype (Feb. 14)
In Miami, Florida, a group of scientists developed a prototype of “Robocop,” a robot with elements which allow it to serve as a patrol officer, according to beforeitsnews.com.
Although it’s still a prototype, there are companies who have shown their interest in the model and the functions that are being created, according to The News-Herald.
Canada allows strip searching of students (Feb.17)
It is acceptable to strip search students in Quebec if they are suspected of carrying drugs, and as long as it is done respectfully.
A student stripped down for suspicion of selling weed to a friend stated that the search left her feeling “intimidated, violated, and ashamed.”
Man beats wife after not being able to get her dress off (Feb. 17)
At 2:55 a.m., Amy Dawson’s husband decided to attack her when he failed to take off her dress the night of their wedding.
Dawson’s husband, who remained unnamed, attempted to undo his wife’s dress.
After he failed, he got up, and sat on top of her and started punching her. Dawson filed for divorce after the assualt, according to New York Post.
Man must pay $30k for a kid who is not his (Feb.17)
Carnell Alexander could go to jail for $30,000 owed in child support for a child that isn’t his. Alexander was made the father by default after his ex listed him as father when applying for welfare benefits.
The state claims that they notified Alexander of a paternity hearing, and when he didn’t show up, the state declared that he was the father. Alexander never received the notice, because he was in prison serving a sentence for an earlier crime, according to inquisitor.com.
Baby boy survives after falling onto railroad tracks (Feb. 19)
A baby boy survives after being born in a train toilet and dropped down a moving train onto the tracks. Most of the trains in India have holes to drop all waste directly onto the tracks below, which lead to an accident when a woman accidentally gave birth in the toilet.
Officials guarding the railway claim to have heard a baby crying and informed authorities about this after rescuing the child who survived with minor injuries, according to The Independent.