on February 28, 2019

TN Woman Jessica Whaley ID’d As Victim In Wednesday Fatal Cleveland Shooting Chadesha Jones Charged Reckless Homicide

BRADLEY COUNTY, TN. (THECOUNT) — Chadesha Dejoy Jones has been identified as the Tennessee woman charged with reckless homicide in connection to the fatal shooting of another woman in Cleveland on Wednesday.

Officials say, Jessica Elizabeth Whaley, 30, was found suffering from at least one gunshot wound to her chest just before 4 p.m. on Victory Street.

Reports say, Jones, whose age was not provided, called 911 to report the accidental shooting of Whaley.

The victim was transported to an area hospital where she was later pronounced dead of gunshot injuries.

Cleveland Police Chief Mark Gibson told WDEF that the department is in the very early stages of the investigation.

“On these types of cases we look more at the history and the demographics of the victim and the suspect in this case to help see if there’s more to the story.”

Police indicated the two women are acquaintances.

Anyone with possible information on the deadly incident may contact police at 911.

Geo quick facts: Cleveland is a city in Bradley County, Tennessee, United States. The population was 41,285 at the 2010 census – Wikipedia.

on February 28, 2019

Body Of IL Man Terry Alan Fodemski Missing Since Nov 2018 Found In Icy Winfield Pond

WINFIELD, IL. (THECOUNT) — The body of Terry Alan Fodemski, the 64-year-old Winfield man who went missing on his way to a doctor’s appointment in November, 2018, has been located in an iced-over pond in Winfield, Illinois on Wednesday, according to family members.

Nancy Dubovich last spoke with her brother on the phone Nov. 2, 2018, about a doctor’s appointment. Dubovich and her husband were concerned that Fodemski wasn’t taking his medication, they said at the time.

Nancy Dubovich was going to go with Fodemski to the doctor’s office for his appointment, but Fodemski never showed up, she said at the time.

After they didn’t hear from Fodemski in the days afterward, “obviously, we were concerned,” George Dubovich said. The couple went to Fodemski’s home Nov. 9 where he lived alone.

George Dubovich said his family’s posts on social media about Fodemski were shared hundreds of times and fliers were posted around the area.

A cause of death was not provided.

Anyone with possible information please contact police at 911.

Geo quick facts: Winfield is an incorporated village located in Milton and Winfield Townships, DuPage County, Illinois, United States. The population was 8,718 at the 2000 census and as of 2016 the population was 9,492. Winfield is home to Central DuPage Hospital, one of the largest hospitals in the Chicago suburbs – Wikipedia.

on February 28, 2019

TX Woman Karolina Camara Arrested & Fans Of ‘The Office’ Noticed Something Hilarious About Her Austin Mugshot

AUSTIN, TX. (THECOUNT) — Austin woman, Karolina Camara, is facing a theft charge for using her position in the Austin Polish Society to write checks for personal gain, but it’s her mugshot that getting all the attention, especially from fans of TV Series, The Office.

Camara, 41, who was arrested and accused of issuing 54 checks worth $72,800 to herself and her husband while serving as treasurer of the Austin Polish Society, a non-profit organization, is now going viral over the mugshot, which Office fans think mirror the features of beloved character, Pam Beesly, aka, Jenna Fischer.

Camara was booked into Williamson County Jail earlier this month but has since paid bond, according to TheBuzz.

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on February 28, 2019

DE State U Student Marlon Jackson Dies In Hospital Following Saturday Smyrna Crash

DOVER, DE. (THECOUNT) — Marlon Jackson, the Delaware State University student involved in a violent Saturday vehicle crash, that also injured several other students, has passed away in the hospital.

Family members say, Jackson, 23, died following the crash. He had been kept alive by a hospital life support system.

The crash occurred on Delaware 1, in Smyrna, Delaware, on Feb. 23 in the late afternoon after Jackson, who was operating a Chevy Impala, exited the roadway and headed into the path of a semi-tractor heading in the opposite direction.

Jackson, who previously served time in the Air Force, was being sent on trips, known as missions at all hours while pledging for Kappa Alpha Psi fraternity, according to his family members.

Following the accident, his mother said he fell asleep at the wheel because the fraternity he was pledging, Kappa Alpha Psi, was keeping him up. She said she begged him to get rest hours before the crash, reported Fox29 on Thursday.

His girlfriend also claimed he was being hazed at the time of the deadly crash.

Officials at Delaware State University are investigating the incident.

The vehicle’s front passenger was also critically injured.

The two rear passengers were hospitalized in stable condition after the crash.

Jackson’s heart, lungs, kidneys, liver and pancreas were donated to seven people.

Geo quick facts: Smyrna is a town in Kent and New Castle counties in the U.S. state of Delaware. It is part of the Dover, Delaware Metropolitan Statistical Area. According to the Census Bureau, as of 2010, the population of the town is 10,023 – Wikipedia.

on February 28, 2019

Greta Van Susteren Headed To Gray Television Hired As Chief National Political Analyst

ATLANTA, G. (THECOUNT) – Gray Television Inc., announced Thursday that former Fox News, MSNBC host, Greta Van Susteren, has joined the company as its Chief National Political Analyst.

Susteren, 64, will provide the company’s newsrooms in more than 90 markets coast-to-coast with the expert, unbiased coverage of national and international political developments that have been the hallmark of her distinguished news career. In addition, she has two nationally syndicated shows in development with Gray, Gray announced on Thursday.

“After more than 20 years on cable news platforms, I am thrilled to move to broadcast news and especially excited to join Gray Television’s journalists all across the country,” Van Susteren said. “It’s a journalist’s dream to be part of a growing media company so focused on delivering quality news in local markets big and small through trusted, local institutions like Gray’s television stations.”

“We’re thrilled to have someone with Greta’s depth of experience join our team,” said Hilton Howell Jr., Gray Chairman and CEO. “Our stations and our viewers will benefit from Greta’s no-nonsense, straightforward approach to complex political issues.”

Sandy Breland, Gray Senior Vice President of Local Media, said news viewers are wanting to know the impact of national government decisions on their lives and communities more than ever.

“With her decades of covering current events and legal issues, Greta will provide an in-depth look at issues that matter the most to our viewers,” Breland said.

Van Susteren hosted “On the Record” on the Fox News Channel for 14 1/2 years before a short stint hosting a nightly news program on MSNBC. Prior to Fox News, she hosted CNN’s prime-time news and analysis program “The Point with Greta Van Susteren” and co-hosted the network’s daily legal analysis show, “Burden of Proof.”

Her legal analysis for CNN’s coverage of Election 2000 earned her the American Bar Association’s Presidential Award for Excellence in Journalism.

She currently and will continue to host “Plugged in with Greta Van Susteren” on Voice of America, which broadcasts exclusively outside the U.S. The VOA program features Van Susteren’s first-hand reporting around the world from the G-20 to the North Korean summit.

She also recently completed the VOA documentary “Displaced,” about the continuing crisis affecting the Rohingya people. In the past few months, she has interviewed numerous world leaders one-on-one, including President Donald Trump, Israel Prime Minister Netanyahu and former President Jimmy Carter.

Van Susteren has represented various clients in civil and criminal cases during her career as a trial attorney and appellate attorney. She has authored two books and served as an adjunct professor at the Georgetown University Law Center from 1984 through 1999.

Gray Television Inc., is headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia.

Geo quick facts: Atlanta is the capital of the U.S. state of Georgia. It played an important part in both the Civil War and the 1960s Civil Rights Movement. Atlanta History Center chronicles the city’s past, and the Martin Luther King Jr. National Historic Site is dedicated to the African-American leader’s life and times. Downtown, Centennial Olympic Park, built for the 1996 Olympics, encompasses the massive Georgia Aquarium – wikipedia.

on February 28, 2019

TN “Look Alive” Drake Collaborator Rapper ‘BlocBoy JB’ James Baker Arrested In Memphis

MEMPHIS, TN. (THECOUNT) – Memphis rapper BlocBoy JB, AKA, James Baker, was taken into custody in Shelby County on Wednesday, according to officials.

Baker, 22, was arrested after a warrant was issued for his arrest earlier this month on charges of possession of drugs & drug paraphernalia, convicted felon in possession of a handgun, and for theft of property.

He was previously arrested for possession of drugs with intent to sell, evading arrest and theft. He served time for those charges.

The rapper had his first major hit last year with “Shoot,” and the viral dance that went along with it. He’s also known in the national rap scene for the song “Look Alive” with superstar Drake that made it into the top five of the Billboard Hot 100 chart, reports wmcactionnews5.

He’s currently scheduled to perform as part of the Beale Street Music Festival in a few months.

Geo quick facts: Memphis is a city on the Mississippi River in southwest Tennessee, famous for the influential strains of blues, soul and rock ‘n’ roll that originated there. Elvis Presley, B.B. King and Johnny Cash recorded albums at the legendary Sun Studio, and Presley’s Graceland mansion is a popular attraction. Other music landmarks include the Rock ‘n’ Soul Museum, Blues Hall of Fame and Stax Museum of American Soul Music – wikipedia.

on February 28, 2019

KS Man Kimball Hiner ID’d As Victim In Fatal Duman TX Single-Vehicle Crash Sunday

SHERMAN COUNTY, TX. (THECOUNT) — Kimball Hiner, of Elkhart, Kansas, has been identified as the victim in a fatal single-vehicle crash in Sherman County, TX on Sunday.

Hiner, 60, who was residing in Dumas, died after DPS officials say he fell asleep while operating a vehicle in Sherman County on Sunday.

According to DPS officials, Hiner was traveling north on FM 119 when he fell asleep after 8 a.m. Sunday morning.

His car then veered off to the west of the roadway, went airborne and crashed into the ground on its nose, reports NewsChannel10 Wednesday.

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

DPS officials said in a crash report that the victim was not wearing a seatbelt at the time of the crash.

The crash remains under investigation.

According to social media, Hiner works as a driller and is originally from Lawton, Oklahoma.

Geo quick facts: Sherman County is a county located in the U.S. state of Texas. As of the 2010 census, its population was 3,034. Its county seat is Stratford. The county was created in 1876 and organized in 1889. It is named for Sidney Sherman, who fought in the Texas Revolution – Wikipedia.

on February 28, 2019

VA Man Billy Bickers ID’d As Victim In Wednesday Ashland Single-Vehicle Crash

HANOVER, VA. (THECOUNT) — William “Billy” Lee Peyton Bickers, of Ashland, Virginia, has been identified as the victim killed after rolling his vehicle in Ashland on Wednesday evening.

Bickers, 37, was found suffering from blunt force trauma injuries after Hanover deputies responded to a single-vehicle crash on Ashland Road, near the intersection at Old Sawmill Lane, at approximately 7:31 p.m., on Wednesday.

The victim was operating Volvo in the area of Ashland Road when it exited the roadway in a curve, and rolled over.

Peyton Bickers was pronounced dead at the scene, according to NBC12.

The crash remains under investigation.

Anyone with possible information on the deadly incident may contact police at 911.

Geo quick facts: Ashland is a town located 16 miles north of Richmond along Interstate 95 and U.S. Route 1 in Hanover County, Virginia, United States. As of the 2010 census it had a population of 7,225, up from 6,619 at the 2000 census – Wikipedia.

on February 28, 2019

TX Man Desmond Arnez Nixon ID’d As Victim Found Shot Dead In Beaumont Wednesday

BEAUMONT, TX. (THECOUNT) — Desmond Arnez Nixon has been identified as the victim found shot in the 5800 block of Picadilly Lane in Beaumont, Texas, Wednesday night according to police.

Nixon, 35, was found suffering from at least one gunshot wound around 11:50 p.m. after officers responded to the area on a call of shots fired, according to a Beaumont Police Department news release.

Nixon was transported to an area hospital where he was later pronounced dead of gunshot injuries.

Anyone with possible information on the deadly incident should contact police immediately at 911.

Via Beaumont Police Department news release:

On Wednesday, February 27, 2019 at 11:51 p.m., Beaumont Police responded to the 5800 block of Picadilly Lane in reference to a victim of a shooting.

When Officers arrived they found the victim, identified as Desmond Nixon (35 year old Beaumont resident), suffering from gunshot wounds.

Beaumont EMS transported Nixon to a local hospital where he died from his injuries.

BPD Detectives are following multiple leads and are asking anyone with information to call Beaumont Police at 409-832-1234 or Southeast Texas Crime Stoppers at 409-833-TIPS (8477).

You can also submit tips privately through the Beaumont Police Facebook Page or by downloading the P3 Tips app on your smartphone.

Detectives are also asking anyone who lives in the area of the 5800 block of Picadilly [sic] to check their home security and doorbell cameras between the hours of 11:00 pm last night (2-27-19) and 12:30 a.m. (2-28-19) for any unusual behavior/traffic that may assist with the homicide investigation. source

In 2015, Nixon, then 31, had two Murder warrants issued for his suspected involvement in a May shooting at Magnolia Park, in Beaumont. It is unclear what became of that 2015 case.

Geo quick facts: Beaumont is a city in southeastern Texas. It’s known for the Spindletop-Gladys City Boomtown Museum, a recreated town showing life in the early 1900s, at the start of the Texas oil boom. Downtown, the early-20th-century McFaddin-Ward House, now a museum, reflects the wealth of the family who lived there. The Art Museum of Southeast Texas and the Dishman Art Museum showcase regional and national contemporary art – wikipedia.

on February 28, 2019

90210 Luke Perry Dead At 52

SHERMAN OAKS, CA. (THECOUNT) — 90210 actor Luke Perry has passed away, according to entertainment news site TMZ.


@TMZ #BREAKING: Luke Perry Suffered Massive Stroke, Currently Hospitalized

Perry suffered an apparent stroke Wednesday in L.A. and remained hospitalized.

Paramedics were called to Perry’s home in Sherman Oaks, California, around 9:40 a.m., according to WPXI.


Geo quick facts: Sherman Oaks is a San Fernando Valley neighborhood that’s popular with families seeking suburban comforts. Bordered by busy freeways, it features a pair of slick shopping malls, including the open-air Sherman Oaks Galleria. On Ventura Boulevard, the area’s main commercial strip, gastropubs, wine bars and bright brunch cafes mix it up with old-school Mexican and burger joints – wikipedia.