on June 29, 2019

MO Man Braylin G. Russell ID’d As Victim In Friday Pleasant Valley Single-Vehicle Crash

KANSAS CITY, MO. (THECOUNT) — Braylin G. Russell, of Kansas, Missouri, has been identified as the victim in a fatal crash north of Pleasant Valley on Friday.

Russell, 21, was operating a Ford Focus when he crossed centerlines and exited the roadway on Friday afternoon. 

The crash occurred in the area of I-435 and Highway 152, north of Pleasant Valley at about 5:30 p.m.

When first responders arrived, it was determined that Russell was traveling when he failed to negotiate a curve, according to officials.

The vehicle went off the left side of the roadway, crossed the ramp from westbound 152 to northbound 435, and came to rest overturned on the ramp from 435 northbound to 152 westbound, reports KCTV5.

Friends and family members took to Facebook to remember the young man:

Geo quick facts: Pleasant Valley is a city in Clay County, Missouri, United States. The population was 2,961 at the 2010 census – Wikipedia.

on June 29, 2019

TX Man Jadyn Phillips ID’d As Victim Shot Dead In San Angelo Home Invasion

SAN ANGELO, TX. (THECOUNT) — Jadyn Phillips of San Angelo has been identified as the victim in a deadly home invasion at Sedona Ranch Apartment in San Angelo, Texas, on Friday.

Officials were dispatched around midnight to the Sedona Ranch Apartment, located at, 2901 Sunset Drive, on report of shots fired. Upon arrival, Phillips, 20, was found suffering from at least one gunshot wound.

Prior to the dispatched call, San Angelo Public Safety Communications received a call for a prowler attempting to gain entry followed by additional calls for shots fired at the location, San Angelo said in a release.

Officers located Phillips inside the doorway of an apartment.

He was pronounced dead at the scene of gunshot injuries.

An autopsy has been ordered.

During the preliminary field-investigation, Detectives from the Department’s Criminal Investigations Division determined that Phillips and another man forced entry inside the apartment when the 20-year-old male resident fired several rounds towards the intruders, striking and killing Phillips. The other suspect fled the scene and is still at large. The resident was not injured.

Investigators also determined that Phillips was an acquaintance of the resident and that robbery may have been the motive for the home invasion, report SanAngeloPolice.

The investigation is ongoing.

Anyone with possible information should contact police at 911 immediately.

Geo quick facts: San Angelo is a city on the Concho River in Texas. It’s known for its 1860s U.S. army post, the Fort Concho National Historic Landmark. Its restored buildings display original artifacts and weapons. The Concho River Walk is a long, green corridor with walking trails, gardens and parks, such as The Bosque and Kids’ Kingdom. Downtown, Concho Avenue is lined with restored 19th- and 20th-century period buildings – wikipedia.

on June 29, 2019

IA Man Earl Caldwell ID’d As Victim In Friday Fatal Des Moines Shooting Suspect Larry Perry In Custody

DES MOINES, IA. (THECOUNT) — Earl Marcello Caldwell of Des Moines, Iowa, has been identified as the victim shot dead in Des Moines on Friday afternoon, according to officials.

Caldwell, 41, was found suffering from at least one gunshot wound in the 100 block of 22nd Street in Des Moines on Friday after 2 p.m.

Littleton William Clark, 39, also of Des Moines, remains hospitalized with unknown injuries.

62-year-old Des Moines resident Larry Perry (pictured) has been charged with Possession Of A Weapon As A Felon, Possession With Intent To Deliver – Cocaine, Possession Of Marijuana, and a Tax Stamp Violation, reports WeAreIowa.

According to Des Moines investigators, they were called to 22nd Street around 2:15 p.m. Friday on a call of shots fired.

Upon arrival, officials found Caldwell suffering from apparent gunshot injuries.

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

At approximately 2:25 p.m., Clark presented himself to a local hospital with a non-life threatening gunshot injury. The two incidents are believed to be connected, according to WeAreIowa.

Detectives executed a search warrant at the scene of this incident, where they found two assault style rifles, one handgun, cocaine, marijuana and drug paraphernalia were seized.

Perry is currently in the Polk County Jail.

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

Geo quick facts: Des Moines is the capital city of Iowa. The gold-domed Iowa State Capitol building is among the 19th- and early-20th-century landmarks of the East Village area. The Des Moines Art Center is noted for its contemporary collections and Pappajohn Sculpture Park. Local produce and live music are draws at the Downtown Farmers’ Market. The Greater Des Moines Botanical Garden has outdoor plant displays and a geodesic dome – wikipedia.

on June 29, 2019

Missing AL Woman Angela Bowman ID’d As Body Pulled From Mobile Creek Wednesday

MOBILE, ALABAMA. (THECOUNT) — Missing woman, Angela Bowman, has been identified as the body pulled from Halls Mill Creek in Mobile, Alabama, on June 26, according to officials.

Bowman, 41, was found floating in the Alabama waterway on Wednesday. The body was said to be that of the missing woman.

The victim’s body was located in the creek off Cypress Business Park Drive, after last being seen walking away from home on June 15 around 3:30 p.m. reported TheEpochTimes on Saturday.

Police say she never returned and told no one where she was going.

Bowman’s death is being treated by authorities as a homicide, according to officials, however, they later determined the death was due to accidental drowning as no evidence of foul play or self-harm was discovered.

Bowman, who was identified by her tattoos, will be DNA tested for positive identification.

Geo quick facts: Mobile is a port city on Alabama’s Gulf Coast. The WWII-era USS Alabama battleship is anchored in Battleship Memorial Park. Floats, costumes and photos at the Mobile Carnival Museum illuminate the city’s centuries-old Mardi Gras tradition. The 1850 Cathedral Basilica of the Immaculate Conception features intricate German stained glass. International fine and decorative art is displayed at the Mobile Museum of Art – wikipedia.

on June 29, 2019

NBA James Harden Ticketed For Speeding On Scooter In Shanghai China

SHANGHAI, CHINA. (THECOUNT) — NBA star, James Harden, was pictured receiving a ticket while operating a scooter in Shanghai, China.

Harden was speeding on a scooter when he was detained briefly by Chinese officials. The Rockets star is visiting China along with his teammates for an Adidas promotional tour, according to TMZ.

Harden was traveling on a Shanghai street “a little too fast,” when he was corralled by police and issued a ticket, reports the gossip outlet.

Khloe Kardashian’s ex was cruising on a scooter Friday when he was pulled over. It’s unclear exactly what he did wrong — allegedly — but whatever it was caught the eye of police. BTW, Shanghai is crawling with cops. It looks like he was riding with friends, and they went on their merry without incident, TMZ.

Harden is in the area conducting meet and greet events with Chinese fans at the Beijing University of Technology and led a youth basketball clinic at the Tianhe Sports Center in Guangzhou.

Geo quick facts: Shanghai, on China’s central coast, is the country’s biggest city and a global financial hub. Its heart is the Bund, a famed waterfront promenade lined with colonial-era buildings. Across the Huangpu River rises the Pudong district’s futuristic skyline, including 632m Shanghai Tower and the Oriental Pearl TV Tower, with distinctive pink spheres. Sprawling Yu Garden has traditional pavilions, towers and ponds – wikipedia.

on June 29, 2019

Newark NJ Halts All Flights Saturday Morning Over ‘Airport Emergency’

NEWARK, NJ. (THECOUNT) — Newark Liberty Airport, in New Jersey, has suspended all flights in and out citing an airport emergency, the airport said on Twitter Saturday.

Newark Liberty Airport via Twitter:

“@EWRairport: Due to an airport emergency there are currently no arrivals nor departures from Newark Airport.Please check with your carrier before coming to the airport [30]”

John Murray, who says he was a passenger on United Airlines flight that departed from LaGuardia Airport, said the plane had to make an emergency landing at Newark Airport during it’s trip to Houston, Texas, reports Pix11.

“Best I know–had a flat tire on takeoff(?), friction in the wheel well created some smoke. Flight crew and emergency response teams are top-notch,” Murray said in a tweet.


Geo quick facts: Newark is a New Jersey city, home to Newark Liberty International Airport. The New Jersey Performing Arts Center (NJPAC) hosts big-name concerts, dance performances and other shows. Newark Museum’s broad art collection features American paintings and sculptures. Branch Brook Park offers pathways, lakes and abundant cherry trees. The huge Cathedral Basilica of the Sacred Heart was built over decades, starting in 1898 – wikipedia.

on June 29, 2019

IN Couple Matt Grimes Jessica Krohn, Children, ID’d As Victims In Thursday Night Quadruple-Fatal Daviess County Crash

DAVIESS COUNTY, IN. (THECOUNT) — Matthew Grimes, Jessica Krohn, Madelyn Grimes and Isabella Pfingston, have been identified as the family involved in a quadruple-fatal crash in Elmore Township, Indiana Thursday night.

Matt Grimes, 26, was operating a Chrysler 300 on CR-425-E when he collided with a Ford F-150 pickup truck driven by 41-year-old Rodney Page of Plainville, Indiana on Thursday night.

The Chrysler 300 was traveling on County Rd 425-E, when for unknown reasons, it failed to yield the right of way at the intersection. The Chrysler 300 entered the path of the Ford F-150.

Grimes, 24-year-old Krohn, Mathew’s daughter, 5 year old Madelyn along with 7 year old Isabella Pfingston, all died at the scene of multiple blunt force injuries.

Page was transported to an area hospital where he was treated for a head wound.

Alcohol nor drugs are believed have been a factor in the deadly crash, reports WamWamFM.

Geo quick facts: Daviess County is a county located in the U.S. state of Indiana. As of 2010, the population was 31,648. The county seat is Washington. About 15% of the county’s population is Amish of Swiss origin, as of 2017 – Wikipedia.

on June 29, 2019

NC Man James Cashier ID’d As Victim In Friday Night Fatal Greensboro Shooting

GREENSBORO, NC. (THECOUNT) — James Cashier of Greensboro, North Carolina, has been identified as the victim shot Friday night in Greensboro, according to officials.

Cashier, 31, was was involved in a fatal shooting that occurred before 9:30 p.m. in Greensboro, reports say Saturday morning.

Greensboro police responded to a call of shots fired in the 700 block of Watkins Street. Upon arrival, Cashier was discovered suffering from at least one gunshot wound.

It is unclear if the victim died on the scene or if he was transported to an area hospital where he later died on gunshot injuries.

Police said they believe this was a domestic situation and there is no danger to the public, reports MyFox8 on Saturday morning.

According to social media, Cashier is originally from Syracuse, New York. He worked as the executive chef at Sweet Basil’s Catering, according to Facebook.


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

Geo quick facts: Greensboro is a city in North Carolina. The Greensboro Science Center houses red pandas, sharks and a hands-on museum. Nearby, Guilford Courthouse National Military Park has displays on the American Revolution. Video re-enactments and interactive exhibits trace the civil rights struggle at the International Civil Rights Center & Museum. The Bog Garden is a wetlands area with flowers, birds and an elevated boardwalk – wikipedia.

on June 28, 2019

VA Mother Julia Tomlin Arrested In Hampton On Presumed Death Of Little Noah

HAMPTON, VA. (THECOUNT) — Julia L. Tomlin, the mother of missing toddler, Noah, was arrested and the boy assumed dead, the Hampton police chief said Friday night.

Police arrested the mother after 2-year-old Noah Tomlin was reported missing on Monday morning. The boy was last seen wearing a white and green pajama shirt and diaper about 1 a.m. Monday at a mobile home in Bayside Village at Buckroe Beach, Virginia.

The Hampton police chief said specific charges against Julia Tomlin, 34, are pending. Meanwhile, officials said, the search for the child will intensify.

Police believe Noah is dead, Sult said at a news conference late Friday night at police headquarters, but “we’ll never give up hope,” reports PilotOnline.

“Our hearts and prayers continue to go out to the loved ones of Noah Tomlin and Noah Tomlin,” he said. Tomlin’s other children “are being taken care of.” The city’s Child Protective Services department is working to make sure Tomlin’s other children are safe, Sult said.

Police set up a command station at Buckroe Beach near the James T. Wilson Fishing Pier on Monday and Tuesday, Hampton police moved the focus of their search for the boy to the Bethel Landfill.

The focused investigation will continue 24 hours a day, he said, and will provide another update Saturday.

Hampton police had asked public works to delay trash pickup at the park until Wednesday morning.

Friends and family members took to Tomlin’s Facebook page to share their feelings:


Geo quick facts: Hampton is an independent city in the Commonwealth of Virginia in the United States. As of the 2010 census, the population was 137,438. As one of the seven major cities that compose the Hampton Roads metropolitan area, it is on the southeastern side of the Virginia Peninsula – Wikipedia.

on June 28, 2019

Watch NM Murder Victim’s Dad ‘Lose It’ When Stabbing Suspect Enters Albuquerque Courtroom

ALBUQUERQUE, NM. (THECOUNT) — The father of New Mexico murder victim, Shanta Hanish, had an outburst in an Albuquerque courtroom recently and it was all caught on local station KOB cameras.

Jesus Cartagena was appearing in front of a judge after being charged with two counts of murder in the stabbing death of Shanta, and her mother, Laura Hanish, in their Nob Hill home, when the father of the victim began berating and pointing at the suspect as a woman appeared to hold him back.

“You killed my daughter you son of a (expletive),” Shanta’s dad shouted at the courtroom video monitor showing Cartagena from jail. “It is not over! You’re lucky behind that! You are so lucky!”

According to court documents, Shanta broke up with Cartagena two weeks ago after dating him for about 4 or 5 years. Friends told police Cartagena wouldn’t leave Shanta alone, was following her to work, and was making suicidal threats.

Cartagena turned himself into police in El Paso following the murders, reports KOB.

Cartagena will remain in jail until a judge makes a decision on the state’s pretrial detention motion sometime next week.


Geo quick facts: Nob Hill centers on buzzing Central Avenue, a stretch of the iconic Route 66 packed with brewpubs, taquerias, hookah bars and pizzerias. Food trucks line the street late into the night, catering to crowds from local dance clubs and music bars. Quirky clothing boutiques and antiques stores dot the area, and small galleries exhibit contemporary artworks. The retro Guild Cinema shows independent and art-house movies wikipedia.