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IN Man Seth Cornell ID’d As Fatality In Friday Fiery Brazil Head-On Crash

CLAY COUNTY, IN. (THECOUNT) — Seth Cornell of Kingman, Indiana, has been identified as the victim in a fatal vehicle crash in Brazil on Friday.

Cornell, 30, was operating a vehicle before 5:30 A.M. on IN-59 & W County Rd 1350 N, in Brazil, when the fatal crash occurred.

Reports say, Cornell was attempting to pass several vehicles in an IN-59 no passing zone when he struck a small bus head-on.

Cornell became entrapped in the crashed vehicle when it burst in flames.

Responders tried to use fire suppression devices, but were unsuccessful.

Crews tried to remove Cornell from the vehicle, but the heat became too intense and dangerous for rescue efforts to continue. Continue reading

VA Police ID Young Women Killed Thursday In Highland Springs Shooting As Leona Samlall, Vanessa Zaman

HENRICO COUNTY, VA. (THECOUNT) — Leona Samlall and Vanessa Zaman have been identified as the teenaged women found suffering from gunshot wounds Thursday in Henrico County.

The victims, both 18, were gundown as they walked near the Oakmeade Apartment, located at 300 Airport Pl, in Highland Springs, VA, on Thursday after 12 p.m.

A suspect has not yet been apprehended.

Highland Springs High School was placed on lockdown Thursday afternoon while police investigated the fatal shootings.

In the hours after the shooting, someone posted a message on social media that threatened violence at the high school.

“We were able to isolate the conversation to students who attend Highland Springs High School,” a Henrico Police spokesperson said. “A juvenile suspect was identified and charges are pending. We thank the community and our media partners for bringing this post to our attention.” Continue reading

Watch SC Pastor John Gray Explain Lamborghini Gifted To Wife For Anniversary

GREENVILLE, South Carolina (KTRK) — Pastor John Gray, who leads his own church in Greenville, South Carolina, and teaches at Lakewood Church in Houston, is responding to people who criticized him for the lavish anniversary gift he gave to his wife for their eighth wedding anniversary on Dec.11.

In a video captured by R&B singer and actor Tyrese, Gray surprises his wife, Aventer, with a special edition Lamborghini Urus. According to the Kelley Blue Book, the 2019 luxury SUV starts at $200K.

Gray’s wife screams when the vehicle is revealed as he is heard in the back saying, “You light my fire. Let this Lamborghini light your fire, baby!” Continue reading

Stormy Daniels Set To Perform At “The Shady Lady” Gentlemen’s Club Salina KS February

SALINA, KS. (THECOUNT) — Stormy Daniels is set to perform at Kansas “The Shady Lady Gentlemen’s Club” in February.

According to an advertisement for the Salinia establishment posted to Facebook, Daniels will be performing at the club February 13 and 14.

The club says it will release further details in the coming weeks. Continue reading

Former 7 Season Atlanta Falcons Penn Hills Star Pitt All-American Bill Fralic Passes Away At 56

PITTSBURGH, PA. (THECOUNT) — We are learning of the passing of Bill Fralic, former University of Pittsburgh and Penn Hills football star, who was drafted by the Atlanta Falcons in the 1985 NFL draft and went on to play 7 seasons with Atlanta and one season with the Detroit Lions.

Fralic died at age 56 after a lengthy illness, reports said Friday.

A sports complex at Penn Hills High School had been named after the beloved player, “Fralic Athletic Center.”

The Penn Hills native was a 2-time All American offensive tackle at Pitt. He was recently inducted into the university’s athletics Hall of Fame.

2018 PIAA 5A STATE CHAMPIONS PENN HILLS FOOTBALL via Twitter:

“@phqbclub It is with a truly heavy heart & deep sadness that we have learned of the passing of our friend, Bill Fralic. He will be remembered as greatest o-lineman, ever, and as a true gentleman. He was our friend, our teammate, our brother. #pennhillspride @Pitt_FB @AtlantaFalcons” Continue reading

SC Woman Jennifer Mabry ID’d As Suspect Shot Dead In Thursday Spartanburg Police-Involved Shooting

SPARTANBURG, SC. (THECOUNT) — Jennifer Mabry from Pacolet, South Carolina, has been identified as the female killed during a Thursday night police-involved shooting near US-176 in Spartanburg.

Mabry, 34, was killed in the shooting following a police pursuit and footcase in Spartanburg near John Dodd Rd Thursday night.

Officials said deputies attempted to conduct a traffic stop on a dark sedan driven by Mabry around 7:46 p.m. near US 176 and John Dodd Rd, over a possible improper tag display issue.

Mabry reportedly sped away from deputies and a chase was initiated. Officials said Mabry began firing at deputies from the vehicle, however, deputies were somehow able to get close enough to the vehicle to perform a successful pit maneuver.

Mabry’s vehicle became disabled during the pit maneuver and she fled the vehicle on foot. Officers began a foot chase.

Officials say, Mabry eventually turned, faced officers and placed a weapon to her own head. Officials say she then pointed the weapon at officers which prompted them to open fire.

“It appears she took her own life, but deputies fired shots at her too,” Wright said. Continue reading

MN College Student, Drummer, Sarah Papenheim ID’d As Victim Fatally Stabbed While Studying Abroad In Rotterdam Netherlands

ROTTERDAM, NL. (THECOUNT) — Rotterdam Erasmus University student, Sarah Papenheim, from Andover, Minnesota, has been identified as the victim stabbed to death Wednesday in Rotterdam, Netherlands. A suspect who shared a common area with the young drummer has been taken in custody over the fatal incident.

Papenheim, 21, was found suffering from stab wounds in an apartment on Kralingse Kerklaan, Rotterdam, Netherlands. Attempts to resuscitate her failed, police said Friday.

According to a police statement, authorities responded to reports of an altercation at an apartment complex on Kralingse Kerklaan on Wednesday. Upon arrival, police located Papenheim laying in a pool of blood suffering from multiple stab wounds, reports say.

An investigation led authorities to the suspect, Papenheim’s roommate, who was later arrested at the Eindhoven train station, the police statement said.

The two lived in the same apartment with their own rooms, but shared a kitchen and bathroom, police said.

The suspect has not been identified by police.

Papenheim, who attended Foothill High School in Redding, California, had moved to the Netherlands in 2016 to study in Rotterdam. She was an active musician, who was nicknamed “Thumper,” by star drummer Jellybean Johnson, after the two had a chance meeting when she was only 15.

“Sarah studied psychology and lived in the Netherlands since 2016. Our deepest condolences go out to all Sarah’s family and friends at this poignant time. The university is shocked by this terrible incident and is taking care of upset students and employees,” Erasmus University said in a statement..

“The thing that is going through my head is that she was coming home for Christmas, as we were all so excited to see her and to hear that she was coming back that way, and that was just tragic,” a heartbroken family member told reporters.

Rotterdam is a major port city in the Dutch province of South Holland. The Maritime Museum’s vintage ships and exhibits trace the city’s seafaring history. The 17th-century Delfshaven neighborhood is home to canalside shopping and Pilgrim Fathers Church, where pilgrims worshiped before sailing to America. After being almost completely reconstructed following WWII, the city is now known for bold, modern architecture, according to wikipedia.

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KY Man Carl Gross ID’d As Victim In Thursday Fatal Pikeville Head-On Crash Involving Teens

PIKEVILLE, KY. (THECOUNT) — Carl Gross, of Raccoon, KY, has been identified as the victim in a two-vehicle crash on US-119 Thursday afternoon, according to Kentucky State Police.

Gross, 48, was traveling on US 119 near Pikeville Medical Center around 3:15 p.m., when for unknown reasons, crossed centerlines and struck another vehicle head-on.

Two teenagers in the second vehicle were transported to the hospital with non-life threatening injuries.

Gross was pronounced dead at the scene of blunt force trauma injuries consistent with the crash.

Police are investigating.

No one thus far has been cited in the crash.

Anyone with possible information should contact police at 911. Continue reading

NE Man Jose Gonzalez Arrested After Runs Down Omaha Mother Of 3 Holding Toddler

OMAHA, NE. (THECOUNT) — Jose Gonzalez is accused of running his wife over with his truck as she clung to their 14-month-old child.

Gonzalez, 32, ran his wife over with his pickup truck following an argument at the couple’s Omaha home Thursday.

Reports say, police responded to an Omaha QuikTrip store near 60th & L St SW, in Omaha, NE, after an employee called and said a woman had locked herself and three children in a store bathroom area.

The QuikTrip employee advised officers observing the youngest child bleeding from head wounds.

Officials spoke with the woman who said Gonzalez ran her over with his pickup after an argument while she was holding their 14-month-old son.

The child suffered several lacerations to the face and head, police said. The other two children, 9 and 7 years old, were uninjured.

All three of the children and the mother were transported to an area hospital for observation.

Police said they later located Gonzalez, arrested him and took him in for questioning.

He faces charges of child abuse with intent of serious injury and domestic assault with a dangerous weapon. Continue reading

PA Gunman Shoots 4 Men Inside Philadelphia Broad Street Barbershop Thursday Night

PHILADELPHIA, PA. (THECOUNT) — A suspect opened fire striking four men inside a Philadelphia barbershop located in a Hunting Park area.

The shooting occurred inside a barbershop on the 4500 block of North Broad Street at 7:06 p.m. Thursday.

All four victims were transported to area hospitals. A 28-year-old man and a 42-year-old man were both transported in critical condition. The other two victims are stable.

A 28-year-old man was shot several times in the chest, a 42-year-old man was shot once in the leg and once in the chest, a 46-year-old man was shot once in the right arm and once in the chest and a 45-year-old man was grazed on his left shoulder. Continue reading