Eric Harvis Killed in No. Oakland Where He Sold BBQ to Help Pay for Wedding

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Eric Harvis Killed in No. Oakland Where He Sold BBQ to Help Pay for Wedding

TRAGEDY:  Eric Harvis, a Vallejo chef, was fatally shot in a north Oakland neighborhood Sunday night where he was selling barbecue to help pay for his wedding.

The Oakland Tribune reports Eric Harvis, 41, was shot about 7:19 p.m. in the 800 block of 46th Street as he sat in inside his truck. Police are investigating whether he was gunned down during an attempted robbery.

Eric Harvis had reportedly packed up and was about to leave the Oakland neighborhood when he was accosted by someone on foot, who shot him from outside the vehicle before fleeing the scene. Harvis’ fiancee was inside the truck at the time of the shooting, police said.

 

Remains Found in Search for Missing UVA Student Hannah Graham

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Remains Found in Search for Missing UVA Student Hannah Graham

#BREAKING:  Remains have been found in the search for missing University of Virginia student Hannah Graham. The Charlottesville police would not say if the remains is that of Graham, but said forensic tests must be conducted to identify the body.

The case has changed from a search investigation to a death investigation. The remains were found in an abandoned property in south Albemarle county. Jesse Matthew, the chief suspect in the case, has been charged with her abduction but not murder.

Jesse Matthew grew up near the location where Hannah Graham’s remains were found. His mother lived in the area.

Father, 2 Children Dead, 1 Child Critical in Port Orange Shooting

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Father, 2 Children Dead, 1 Child Critical in Port Orange Shooting

PORT ORANGE MURDER-SUICIDE:  A father and two children are dead, third child in critical condition in Port Orange shooting. The Volusia County Sheriff Ben Johnson said the man shot his kids and turned the gun on himself in an apparent double murder-suicide stemming from a domestic dispute at a home located at 1927 Jackson Lane, Port Orange.

Police have not released the names of the victims, but property records show the five-bedroom home was purchased by David and Cynthia Mahoney in 2010.

Police say the woman fled to a neighbor’s home to get help before the argument with her husband turned deadly. She told the neighbor her husband had threatened her with a gun. Moments later, gunshots rang out. Police were called to the home at about 5:11 a.m. Friday.

Police say the couple’s two oldest children and their father were killed; a 9-year-old girl is in critical condition at a local hospital. David and Cynthia Mahoney had moved to Florida from South Dakota. They had filed for divorce and a temporary injunction had been served in June. According to the divorce papers, they have three kids — David, Lauren and Savanna.

Ex-Charlotte Mayor Patrick Cannon Sentenced to 44 Months on Corruption Charges

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Ex-Charlotte Mayor Patrick Cannon Sentenced to 44 Months on Corruption Charges (Photo credit: Video Screengrab)

#BREAKING:  Former Charlotte, NC, mayor Patrick Cannon (was sentenced to 44 months in prison for corruption charges. He was fined $10,000 and will have two years supervised release after he serves his prison sentence. The Judge Frank Whitney also asked, “Is it worth destroying your reputation and betraying your family and friends?”

Patrick Cannon apologized for his actions before he was sentenced. Another stunning fall from grace for a promising black politician.

Judge Whitney rejected the 37-month-sentence recommended by federal prosecutors because of Cannon’s cooperation and accepting the guilty plea quickly for taking more than $50,000 in bribes. The judge said Cannon’s wife, Trenna, his children and Charlotte bore the brunt of his misconduct.

 

Elliott William Orsborn Fatally Shoots Woman After She Jokingly Slaps Him

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Elliott William Orsborn Fatally Shoots Woman After She Jokingly Slaps Him

JESUS TAKE THE WHEEL:  Elliott William Orsborn, 26, is accused of fatally shooting Jamie Lee Martin, 26, after she “jokingly slapped him across the face,” the Florida Times Union reports.

Witnesses told authorities Martin, Orsborn and several other friends had been hanging out in the garage throughout the night while Martin’s two children slept in the house, according to the Sheriff’s Office.

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As the night went on and the group drank more, Martin and Orsborn were sitting at a table talking when Martin said something Orsborn didn’t like. Witnesses said Gavin Lamberth, Martin’s boyfriend of about 5 months who lives with her and her children, told Orsborn to “just chill.”

Then, Martin “jokingly slapped the defendant across the face.”

Witnesses told authorities Orsborn pulled his gun out of his shorts pocket, pointed it at Martin’s forehead and shot her, the Sheriff’s Office said. Source: Florida Times Union

Elliott William Orsborn is a convicted felon. He was charged with aggravated assault in 2011. Jamie Lee Martin leaves behind two children.

Brigitte Jackson Accused of Filing Fake Georgia State Tax Return for $94 Million

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Brigitte Jackson Arrested for Filing Fake Georgia State Tax Return for $94 Million (Photo Credit: WSB-TV Video Screengrab)

SMH:  Brigitte Jackson was arrested for allegedly filing a fake Georgia state tax return for $94 million.  Gee, I wonder what was the thought process behind cooking up this scheme?

Jackson was arrested on Friday when she went to a bank counter inside a Cobb County supermarket to pick up her check. She is facing five charges, including conspiracy to defraud the state and attempted theft by taking.

Investigators are looking for her cousin, Darrius White, who also filed a fake tax return, claiming he made an income of $99 million.  He is already on felony probation.

Um, there are no words to describe to level of stupidity. None.

UPS Shooting: 3 Dead, Including Gunman at UPS Birmingham Facility

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UPS Shooting: 3 Dead, Including Gunman at UPS Birmingham Facility

UPS SHOOTING:  Three people are dead, including the suspected gunman, in a shooting at a UPS facility in Birmingham, Ala., at about 9:30 a.m. on Tuesday.

According to AL.com, the shooter who was wearing a UPS uniform is a white male in his 40s.

The shooting occurred at UPS’ facility in Inglenook, which is an industrial area near Birmingham airport. Police Chief A. C. Roper said he was trying to confirm reports that the gunman was fired yesterday. He said, “We have a pretty good idea about what transpired.”

Police entered the building and found the three dead people, Roper said. The two other people killed were employees.

The gunman, who has not been identified, walked into the facility and opened fire, killing two employees.

Victor Marshall Nash Charged for Raping, Choking Teacher at South Dade Senior HS

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Victor Marshall Nash Charged for Raping, Choking Teacher at South Dade Senior HS

SHOCK:  Victor Marshall Nash, 18, was charged with attempted first degree murder, sexual battery, robbery and grand theft for an alleged brutal attack against his teacher at South Dade Senior High School last Friday.

Police say Nash allegedly raped and choked the female teacher until she passed out and left the used condom in her purse.

According to detectives, the 6-foot-1, 200 pound teen, approached the teacher two hours after the last class, put his arms around her. When she told him to stop, he body-slammed her to the floor, slamming her head. He then choked her until she was unconscious and raped her.

Victor Marshall Nash threw the teacher’s cell phone in the garbage and fled the school in her car. When she regained consciousness, the teen was gone.

Nash confessed to police after they apprehended him five hours later. The teen’s father, Victor Marshall Nash Sr., who is a convicted sex offender stemming from past child abuse charges, said he was shocked to learn of his son’s arrest, WSVN reports. The elder Nash said, “It’s just upsetting. I never wanted him to go through the things I went through.”

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“Heaven Sent” Singer Keyshia Cole Arrested on Suspicion of Battery

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“Heaven Sent” Singer Keyshia Cole Arrested on Suspicion of Battery (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

KEYSHIA COLE ARRESTED:  Heaven Sent” singer Keyshia Cole was arrested on suspicion of battery after an altercation early Friday morning. Los Angeles police officer Nuria Vanegas sayd the Grammy-nominated singer was arrested at about 5 a.m. after someone attempted a private person’s arrest.

Keyshia Cole was arrested on a suspicion of battery charge and released Friday afternoon.

Here’s more from TMZ:

Keyshia showed up at a swanky condo complex in West L.A. at around 5 AM. We’re told she went there to see Birdman — the CEO of Cash Money — who she’s reportedly dating.

Our sources say … for some reason security let her go up to Birdman’s penthouse and when she got in she saw another woman and went nuts.

We’re told Keyshia attacked her … leaving scratches all over her face. Cops were called … and Keyshia was arrested for battery and an outstanding reckless driving warrant. She was just released on $46,000 bail.