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Former Texas Pastor Murdered Wife & 11-Year-Old Son, Tried to Strangle Adult Daughter Before Killing Himself

A small community outside of Houston, Texas is reeling following a tragic double murder-suicide committed by a former pastor and non-profit founder and CEO. On Tuesday, February 11th, the 53-year-old Sugar Land, TX resident, Richard Logan, was found dead 160 miles away from his hometown outside of an environmental consulting company. Authorities were notified of the presence of the dead body, and upon arrival, they discovered the deceased Logan along with the gun he used to kill himself. After d...
Tags: Facebook, Murder, Texas, Crime, News, Guns, Jazz, Dan Winters, Murder-suicide, Gun Violence, San Marcos, Logan, Houston Texas, Texas State University, Patrick Kelley, Sad News


12-Year-Old Beaten, Tortured to Death by Grandparents & Teen Uncle Who Recorded Repeated Abuse on Their Phones

Three relatives have been charged in the death of a 12-year-old boy who police believe was brutally tortured and abused for at the least the past several months. James Hurley, 12, was found dead in his grandparents’ living room on February 3rd in a small Montana town. He had multiple wounds and contusions on his entire body, including a large gash in the back of his head. Police found his death suspicious and launched an investigation. A preliminary autopsy report shows that Hurley died from blu...
Tags: Wtf, Texas, Crime, News, Montana, Jazz, Child Abuse, Dad, James, Hurley, Batts, James Hurley, Sad News, Family Violence, James Sasser III, James Sasser Jr


Disney’s Queen of Katwe Star Nikita Pearl Waligwa Dies at 15 of Brain Tumor

Nikita Pearl Waligwa, a young actress who starred in Disney’s Queen of Katwe—a film about a chess prodigy from a Ugandan slum—has died at the age of 15 from a brain tumor. According to Ugandan media reports (via UK’s Mirror), Nikita passed away on Saturday (Feb. 15) at TMR International Hospital in Naalya, Kampala. Nikita played the role of Gloria in Queen of Katwe, a 2016 Disney film based on the true story of Phiona Mutesi, who started playing chess at the young age of 9 despite not being in s...
Tags: UK, Movies, News, India, Disney, World news, Uganda, Pop Culture, Jazz, David Oyelowo, Queen Of Katwe, Lupita Nyong, Gloria, Katwe, Mira Nair, Phiona Mutesi


Body of Missing 6-Year-Old South Carolina Girl Faye Swetlik Found After 3-Day Search

Three days after being reported as missing, the body of 6-year-old Faye Marie Swetlik was found on Thursday afternoon (Feb. 13) in the same Cayce, South Carolina neighborhood she disappeared from. “It is with extremely heavy hearts we’re announcing we found a body the coroner identified as Faye Marie Swetlik,” Bryon Snellgrove, Cayce Department of Public Safety Director, told reporters at a news conference. On Monday afternoon, Swetlik got off a school bus and was seen playing in her parents’...
Tags: Crime, News, Jazz, South Carolina, Faye, Cayce South Carolina, Missing Children, Sad News, Faye Swetlik, Faye Marie Swetlik, Churchill Heights, Snellgrove, Old South Carolina, Faye Marie Swetlik Bryon Snellgrove, Cayce Department of Public Safety Director, Swetlik


15-Year-Old High School Football Player Shot Dead at Grandfather’s Funeral, Shooting Caused by Family Dispute

A high school sophomore was shot dead just moments after attending his grandfather’s funeral. 15-year-old Terrance Jackson was shot in the neck on Saturday (Feb. 1) across the street from the church where he and his family held a memorial service for his grandfather. He was transported to a hospital where he was later pronounced dead. He would have turned 16 later this week. Tronicia Jackson, Terrance’s mother, is stricken with grief by the loss of her son. “My baby didn’t do anything. He never ...
Tags: Florida, Crime, News, Teens, Guns, Shootings, Jazz, Gun Violence, Georgia Tech, Gowdy, Riviera Beach, WSVN, Riviera Beach Police, Royce Freeman, Terrance, Adam Bernard


Kobe Bryant’s Daughter’s Basketball Teammate & Parent Among 9 Killed in Tragic Helicopter Crash

As the world continues to mourn the tragic loss of NBA legend Kobe Bryant and his 13-year-old daughter, information regarding the other victims in the fatal helicopter crash is starting to be revealed. According to reports, Bryant and his daughter, Gianna (Gigi) were headed to her basketball game in Thousand Oaks at Bryant’s Mamba Academy. Sources say, also on board, was one of Gianna’s teammates, their parent, and the helicopter pilot. Sources: Kobe Bryant was on his way to a travel basketball...
Tags: Celebs, News, Sports, Nba, Jazz, Kobe Bryant, Bryant, Gianna, Adrian Wojnarowski, Calabasas, Calabasas California, R.I.P, Sad News, Gianna Bryant, Gianna Gigi, Bryant 's Mamba Academy Sources


Appeals Court 'Reluctantly' Kills Youth Climate Case Against Trump

On Friday, the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals ruled to kill the landmark case where youth were suing the U.S. government for taking insufficient action on climate change.Read more...
Tags: Science, Climate Change, Youth, Lawsuits, Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals, Sad News, Climate Kids


Teen Obsessed With Social Media Kills Herself After Not Getting Enough Likes & Followers

A British teenager with an unhealthy addiction to social media took her own life after she was unable to gain a sizable following or get enough likes on her posts. According to news reports, 19-year-old Chloe Davison was taking selfies and was active on social media just moments before she was found dead in her bedroom after hanging herself. Davison’s 20-year-old sister Jade, who recently got engaged and gave birth to her first child, said Davison struggled with social anxiety and believes socia...
Tags: Facebook, UK, News, Instagram, Teens, Suicide, Social Media, Snapchat, Jazz, Jade, Chloe, Davison, Coombs, Human Interest, Sad News, Chloe Davison


Black Woman With Chest Pain Died After Waiting in the ER for Almost 3 Hours

A Milwaukee woman suffering from chest pains and shortness of breath died while trying to find a doctor to help her, and now her family is searching for answers as to why she wasn’t seen sooner. Tashonna Ward, a 25-year-old daycare worker, went to the emergency room of Froedtert Hospital and complained of having severe chest pains and trouble breathing. She waited for over two hours in the ER before leaving to find faster help and, not long afterward, collapsed and died. According to the Milwauk...
Tags: Facebook, News, Milwaukee, Jazz, Andrea, Ward, Idk, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, University of Arizona College of Medicine, Gulati, Human Interest, Froedtert Hospital, Froedtert, Sad News, Milwaukee County Medical Examiner, Andrew Ward


8 Months Pregnant Teacher Hit By Drunk Driver Minutes After Baby Shower, Loses Baby in Hit-and-Run Crash

The sad story of a soon-to-be mother who lost her baby due to a drunk driver just moments after her baby shower has social media in tears. Mashayla Harper, a 24-year-old elementary school teacher in Mississippi, was eight months pregnant at the time of the hit-and-run accident that occurred this past weekend. Here are a few things to know about Mashayla Harper and the drunk driver who hit her: Mashayla Harper was hit by a drunk driver about 15 minutes after leaving her baby shower. It was abo...
Tags: Facebook, Crime, News, Mississippi, Jazz, Harper, Gilbert, Hattiesburg, Pruitt, Sad News, Things You Need To Know, Drunk drivers, Hit-and-runs, Mashayla Harper, Mashayla, Maurice Pruitt


Mom Pushed Her Kids Off Parking Garage Roof Before Jumping to Her Own Death in Double Murder-Suicide on Christmas Day

The woman who police say pushed her two young children from the roof of a parking garage in Boston before jumping to her own death on Christmas Day has been identified as 40-year-old Erin Pascal. The bodies of Pascal and her two children, 4-year-old Allison and 16-month-old Andrew, were found near each other on the sidewalk Wednesday afternoon (Dec. 25) at the Renaissance Park Garage near the corner of Columbus Ave. and Melnea Cass Blvd, police said. Authorities believe the double murder-suicide...
Tags: South Korea, Crime, News, Boston, Massachusetts, Jazz, Murder-suicide, Pascal, Andrew, Boston College, Northeastern University, Rollins, WCVB, Allison, Columbus Ave, Renaissance Park


Man Facing Capital Murder Charges After Fatally Shooting Pregnant Mom in Front of Their Two Kids

Two young children are left without a mother after their father shot her dead right in front of them while in a grocery store. According to online court records, 39-year-old Michael Mitchell has been charged with three counts of capital murder after shooting Lavon McCreary to death earlier this month inside Evergreen, Alabama grocery store Pic-N-Save. Tragically, McCreary, 28, was pregnant at the time of her death and was expected to deliver this week. One of the capital murder charges against M...
Tags: Crime, News, Shooting, Guns, Alabama, Domestic Violence, Jazz, Gun Violence, Mitchell, McCreary, Michael Mitchell, Evergreen Alabama, Sad News, Family Violence, Lavon McCreary, Lacedric Goldman


High School Football Star Charged With Murder of Teammate Twin Brother

A star football player at a high school in Philadelphia is facing a murder charge after he shot and killed his own twin brother and teammate. NBC News reports that Philadelphia police responded to a call about a person with a gun Sunday evening (Dec. 1) and found that 18-year-old Suhail Gillard had been shot once in the chest. Investigators said Suhail and his twin brother, Fayaadh Gillard, were playing with a gun in their father’s apartment when it accidentally went off. Suhail was taken to a h...
Tags: School, Murder, Crime, News, Nbc, Nbc News, Pennsylvania, Jazz, Philadelphia, Trending, Sad News, Suhail, Family Tragedies, Suhail Gillard, Fayaadh Gillard, Philadelphia Officials


Grieving Mom Spends 2 Months Pumping Breast Milk to Donate After Son Dies Just 3 Hours After Birth

A grieving mother is being hailed for her selflessness after she spent two months pumping breast milk to donate to other babies after losing her own newborn son just three hours after his birth. Sierra Strangfeld of Neillsville, Wisconsin was 20 weeks pregnant when she found out her unborn son was diagnosed with trisomy 18—a rare and fatal genetic disorder that causes deformities of body parts and organs, and causes the death of infants within 24 hours of their birth, if they even make it to ter...
Tags: Facebook, News, Babies, Wisconsin, Jazz, Samuel, Porter, NICU, Human Interest, Good Deeds, Western Great Lakes, Samuel It, Sad News, Restoring Faith In Humanity, Sierra Strangfeld, Neillsville Wisconsin


South Carolina Man Posted About “Toxic” Relationships on Facebook Right Before His Baby Mama Murdered Him at a Motel

25-year-old Kodesha Iyuna Bryson was arrested on Tuesday (Nov. 19) for the murder of 22-year-old David Edens Jr. Kodesha is said to have shot Edens to death during an altercation that occurred at a motel room. The story has already begun to capture the attention of social media and several news outlets. Here are some things to know about the tragic incident: Kodesha Bryson shot and killed David Edens Jr. at a Motel 6 According to Fox Carolina, authorities responded to a call reporting a burgl...
Tags: Facebook, Murder, Crime, News, Guns, Jazz, Gun Violence, South Carolina, Toxic Relationships, Motel, Edens, Baldwin, Bryson, Wade Hampton Boulevard, WSPA, Greenville South Carolina


Mom Charged With Child Abuse & Neglect After 3-Year-Old Son Fell to His Death From Airport Escalator

A North Carolina mom is facing multiple counts of child abuse two months after her 3-year-old son fell to his death from an airport escalator. Jiterria Lightner is expected to turn herself in to authorities this week after Charlotte police charged her with three counts of misdemeanor child abuse and neglect in her son’s death. The boy’s death had initially been ruled an accident. However, the homicide unit opened an investigation which resulted in the charges filed against Lightner. “We went fro...
Tags: Florida, Crime, News, Jazz, North Carolina, Charlotte, Greene, Michael Greene, Cowart, Charlotte Douglas Airport, Lightner, Sad News, Jaiden Cowart, Jiterria Lightner


15-Year-Old Girl & 14-Year-Old Boy Killed in California High School Shooting Identified

Officials have released the names of the two students who were killed Thursday (Nov. 14) in a mass shooting at a California high school. The Los Angeles County Medical Examiner’s office confirmed Friday that 15-year-old Gracie Anne Muehlberger and 14-year-old Dominic Blackwell were identified as the two victims of the shooting at Saugus High School in Santa Clarita, California. Family members of both teens said they’d recently celebrated birthdays. Muehlberger had just turned 15 years old last m...
Tags: Crime, News, Instagram, Guns, California, Shootings, Jazz, School Shootings, Mass Shootings, Gun Violence, Trending, Santa Clarita California, Dominic, Cynthia, BLACKWELL, Anthony Martinez


Philadelphia Dad Allegedly Used 11-Month-Old Son As “Human Shield” in Shooting

An 11-month-old boy is clinging to life after allegedly being used as a “human shield” by his own father during a shooting in Philadelphia last month. The toddler, Yazeem Jenkins, was riding in the backseat of a car with his father, 25-year-old Nafes Monroe, Monroe’s girlfriend, and another man on October 19th when he was shot four times, including once in the head. Police said Monroe was up to no good and purposely put his young child in danger by using fake money to buy drugs, and even used th...
Tags: Wtf, Crime, News, Guns, Shootings, Police, Pennsylvania, Jazz, Philadelphia, Gun Violence, Trending, Ortiz, Monroe, VOCI, Sad News, CBS Philadelphia


Father of Atatiana Jefferson, Texas Woman Killed by Police in Her Own Home, Dies of Heart Attack

The father of Atatiana Jefferson, the Black Texas woman who was fatally shot by a Fort Worth police officer in her own home last month, has died. Family spokesman Bruce Carter told the Dallas Morning News that 58-year-old Marquis Jefferson suffered a heart attack and passed away Saturday (Nov. 9) at a Dallas area hospital, not even a full month after his daughter was murdered. “Less than a month ago, he was working at El Centro, mentoring kids twice a week,” Carter said. “He just couldn’t get ba...
Tags: Texas, News, Jazz, Dallas, Fort Worth, Dallas Morning News, Trending, Carter, Fort Worth Texas, Jefferson, El Centro, Tay, Erin Jones, Aaron Dean, Sad News, KTVT TV


Did This Oklahoma Dad Shoot & Kill His Daughter’s Boyfriend & His Cousin Because They Were Black?

A married Oklahoma couple is behind bars after the husband allegedly shot and killed their daughter’s boyfriend and his cousin when they showed up at their family home … all because the guys were black. Or at least that’s what it sounds like. 47-year-old Manuel Quezada and his wife, Angelica Quezada were arrested last Tuesday night (Oct. 23) after the fatal double shooting outside their home in Owasso, Oklahoma. Manuel was charged with first-degree murder for allegedly shooting Albert Thomas, h...
Tags: Crime, News, Guns, Shootings, Jazz, Oklahoma, Gun Violence, Thomas, Albert, Angelica, Manuel Quezada, Quezada, Sad News, Albert Thomas, Owasso Oklahoma, Oklahoma Dad Shoot


Body of Kamille “Cupcake” McKinney Found Inside Dumpster at Landfill, Birmingham Police Confirm

Police have confirmed that the body of a 3-year-old girl who went missing more than a week ago in Birmingham, Alabama was found inside a dumpster at a landfill. Birmingham Police Chief Patrick Smith said in a news conference that the remains of Kamille “Cupcake” McKinney were located in a trash bin that had been taken to a landfill. He said investigators had been watching garbage deposits there. Two suspects, 39-year-old Patrick Stallworth and his girlfriend, 29-year-old Derick Irisha Brown, ar...
Tags: Crime, News, Alabama, Jazz, Birmingham, Smith, Brown, McKinney, Birmingham Alabama, Stallworth, Birmingham Police, Patrick Smith, Missing Children, Kamille, Sad News, Randall Woodfin


Ex-Roommate Made Mom Watch Him Stab & Decapitate Her Children to “Punish” Her for Not Having Any Money or Valuables to Steal

Horrific new details of a triple homicide involving a young Arkansas mother and her two children have emerged, including how one of their attackers forced the woman to watch as he slaughtered her children in front of her before stabbing her to death. The disturbing information was revealed in court on Wednesday (Oct. 16) during opening statements in the trial of 26-year-old Michael Ivory Collins for the brutal slayings of 5-year-old A’Laylaih Fisher and 3-year-old Elijah Fisher, and their mother...
Tags: Wtf, Murder, Crime, News, Chicago, Arkansas, Jazz, Honda, Collins, Robbery, Brutal, William Alexander, Alexander, Scott, Little Rock, Cunningham


Mom of 2 Shot & Killed in Front of Kids By Boyfriend in Murder-Suicide

The shooting death of an Alabama woman who was killed in front of her kids by her boyfriend is making headlines as police investigate the incident as a murder-suicide. Jasmine Fields, a 26-year-old mother of two, was shot and killed by her ex-boyfriend, Tyvontae Johnson, on Thursday (Oct.3) at a home in Whistler as her young children watched. Here are some things to know about Jasmine and her tragic death. Jasmine Field’s family members say her ex-boyfriend Tyvontae Johnson murdered her in fron...
Tags: Crime, News, Guns, Alabama, Jazz, Whistler, Murder-suicide, Gun Violence, Shooting Death, Jasmine, Sad News, Things You Need To Know, Jasmine Fields, Tyvontae Johnson, Jasmine Field, Prichard Police


Photos of Missing New Jersey Teen Aviana Weaver Found on Sex Trafficking Websites

A New Jersey teen has been reported missing for over a week and now authorities believe she may have been sold into sex trafficking. 17-year-old Aviana Maribell Weaver was last seen on Thursday, September 12th in Mount Holly, New Jersey. Aviana’s mother, Angelica Scarlett, spoke to New Jersey 101.5 about her daughter’s disappearance and revealed that authorities recently found pictures of Aviana on sex trafficking websites. “We have pornography pictures and my daughter looked completely upset an...
Tags: Facebook, Crime, News, Sex Trafficking, New Jersey, Jazz, Philadelphia, Trending, Missing Persons, Weaver, Broad Street, Scarlett, WESTAMPTON, Rancocas Valley Regional High School, Sad News, Aviana


Houston Police Confirm Child’s Remains Were Found in Trash Bag After Maleah Davis’ Stepdad Confessed to Dumping Her Body in Arkansas

Amid the search for Maleah Davis, police confirmed that a black garbage back with remains found in Fulton, Arkansas were those of a child. The news comes not long after it was revealed that Maleah’s stepfather, Derion Vence, had allegedly confessed to dumping Maleah’s body remains in Arkansas after she died by accident. ABC 13 reports: Community activist Quanell X, who advocated for Maleah’s mother, Brittany Bowens, told ABC13 Eyewitness News of the discovery. Hours earlier, Quanell told reporte...
Tags: Texas, Crime, News, Arkansas, Jazz, Houston Texas, Sad News, Maleah Davis, Derion Vence


Rah Ali From “Love & Hip Hop” Loses Baby Girl After Premature Birth at 5 Months, BFF Nicki Minaj Offers Support

Former Love & Hip Hop star Rah Ali is going through it right now after losing her baby girl five months into her pregnancy. Multiple sources have confirmed that the 35-year-old “Stiletto Expert” gave birth to a daughter prematurely at five months on Sunday (May 26), but the baby sadly died “almost immediately” after being born, according to TMZ. Sources close to the reality star said she wasn’t due until mid-October. Via TMZ: We’re told Rah Ali was in her house Sunday when her water broke and co...
Tags: Nicki Minaj, Miscarriage, Pop Culture, Jazz, Ali, RAH, Cardi, Nicki, Love & Hip-Hop, Rah Ali, Celebrity Pregnancies, Sad News, Love & Hip Hop New York, Rah Ali From, Harpers Bazaar NYFW


Florida Brothers, Aged 5 & 6, Found Dead at Bottom of Apartment Complex Swimming Pool After Sneaking Out While Mom Was Asleep

Summer hasn’t even officially kicked off yet and drowning-related deaths are already beginning to make headlines and break the hearts of families across the country. Just in Florida last week, two young brothers died after drowning in an apartment pool in North Lauderdale. 6-year-old Ja’Kye Joseph and 5-year-old Branario Minto were found unresponsive at the bottom of the pool by their family members Wednesday night (May 22) at the Silver Palms Condominiums, the apartment complex where they lived...
Tags: Florida, Kids, News, Children, Jazz, Trending, Joseph, Department of Children and Families, North Lauderdale, Drowning, Sad News, NorthWest Medical Center, Kye Joseph, Branario Minto, Wildine Joseph, Joseph Police


4-Month-Old Baby Dies After Being Left in Van for 5 Hours in 92-Degree Weather, Daycare Owner Arrested

A Florida mother is grieving the tragic loss of her 4-month-old daughter who died as the result of being left alone inside a hot daycare van for five hours, and the owner of the daycare center has since been arrested. According to reports, Baby Brooklyn, along with other children, was picked up at her home Wednesday morning (May 22) and driven to Ewing’s Love and Hope Daycare Center in Jacksonville. When the driver of the van, 56-year-old Darryl Ewing, arrived around 8:25 a.m., he parked out fro...
Tags: Florida, Wtf, Crime, Kids, News, Children, Babies, Brooklyn, Jazz, Jacksonville, Van, Ewing, Isaac, Department of Children and Families, Jax, Duval County Jail


9 Months Pregnant Teen Killed & Baby Cut From Womb After Being Lured by Strangers Donating Baby Items

A 19-year-old Chicago woman who was nine months pregnant lured to a home with promises of free baby items was killed and had her baby cut out of her womb by a mother-daughter pair who prosecutors say planned the sadistic attack for months.46-year-old Clarisa Figueroa and her 24-year-old daughter Desiree were both charged with first-degree murder in the death of Marlen Ochoa-Lopez, Chicago police announced during a news conference Thursday (May 16).A third person, 40-year-old Piotr Bobak, Clarisa...
Tags: Facebook, Wtf, Murder, Crime, News, Teens, Mexico, Chicago, United States, Jim Murphy, Jazz, Associated Press, Pregnant, Illinois, Bond, Murphy


New Photos Show Last Time Maleah Davis Was Seen Alive Outside Family’s Apartment

Newly released photos show the last time Maleah Davis was seen alive before the 4-year-old Houston girl was reported missing nearly two weeks ago.A surveillance image shows Maleah Davis and her mother’s ex-fiancé Derion Vence walking into the family’s apartment, and in another surveillance photo, Vence is seen leaving without Maleah. RELATED: Maleah Davis Family Spokesperson Says Missing Girl Was “Dismembered” After Stepdad is Arrested for Tampering With Corpse Maleah was last seen alive on the ...
Tags: Texas, Crime, News, Massachusetts, Jazz, Houston, Nissan, Quanell X, Missing Persons, KHOU, Houston Texas, Houston Methodist Hospital, Stepdad, Bowens, Missing Children, Sad News