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The superfan who paid $100,000 of R. Kelly's $1 million bond is reportedly a 47-year-old female entrepreneur who owns a restaurant and daycare center in suburban Chicago, Illinois.

Fox 32 News anchor Tia Ewing reports the generous benefactor who helped spring the troubled R&B crooner from jail on Monday owns the Love on the Blu restaurant in Blue Island, Illinois.

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The mother of Ethan Couch, the 'affluenza' teen who killed four people while drunk driving, bonded out of a Texas jail on Tuesday. Tonya Couch walked out of the Tarrant County jail Tuesday morning after after a judge reduced her bail from $1 million to just $75,000.

Texas State District Judge Wayne Salvant said Couch's charge -- hindering the apprehension of a fugitive -- wasn't serious enough to warrant such a high bail.

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Rap magnate Jay Z was seen coming and going from his NYC office with his security team on Monday. The 46-year-old father-of-3 glanced nervously over his shoulders several times. The former crack dealer has come under attack by Baltimore residents and police officers for wiring "tens of thousands of dollars" to a Baltimore author to bond looters and rioters out of jails. Family members had complained that the high bond amounts placed an unfair burden on their loved ones. Judges set steep bonds from $100K to $500K on the majority black jail detainees. Many of the rioters couldn't afford the 10% required to bond out of jail.
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Justin Whittington

A 23-year-old man who was caught on surveillance video punching his young son in the face is being held on $1 million bond.

Justin Whittington was arrested early Friday morning after the owner of Vest Market in Bakersfield uploaded the shocking video to Facebook.com on Thursday.

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Erich Nowsch arrest

A teenage neighbor of a Las Vegas mother of 4 who was shot during a road rage incident is in police custody.

Las Vegas police arrested Erich Nowsch, 19, on Thursday following a SWAT standoff outside his home just one block from where Tammy Meyer's lived.

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Bobby Shmurda arrested

Whenever police confiscate a huge cache of guns, they put the firearms on display for the media to gawk at and photograph. But yesterday's display of rapper Bobby Shmurda's weapons arsenal was a little underwhelming as far as gun collections go.

The 21-year-old "Hot N*gga" rapper along with his entire crew were busted in a NYPD task force sting yesterday. The take down was part of a 2-year investigation into alleged illegal activities of the notorious G-Stone Crips (GS9) gang.

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Jeezy on private jet

All charges have been dismissed against rap tycoon Young Jeezy in Orange County, CA. The rapper, whose real name is Jay Jenkins, was arrested along with his entourage on August 24 after a police search of his tour bus turned up an unlicensed AK-47. After spending a week in jail, Jeezy was released on $1 million bond. The court refunded Jeezy's $1 million cash bond minus the bondsman fees.

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Rap mogul Young Jeezy is a free man after posting 10% of his $1 million bond yesterday, MTV News reports.

Jeezy, 36, was among 6 people taken into custody on Sunday in Irvine, CA. when police found an AK-47 and another firearm during a search of Jeezy’s custom tour bus outside the Verizon Wireless Amphitheater.

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A San Antonio TV station tweeted the wrong photo of rapper Young Jeezy who is being held on a $1 million cash bond following his arrest on a weapon charge in California.

KSAT-TV, which lacks basic knowledge of the hip hop culture, tweeted: "'Young Jeezy' arrested after Wiz Khalifa concert shooting." The tweet included a photo of Cash Money Records co-founder Birdman, and was shared over 3,000 times on Twitter.com before KSAT deleted the tweet without explanation.

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Sanel Saint Simon, the suspect in the disappearance of 16-year-old Alexandria Chery, was granted two $100,000 bonds in a Orlando, FL courtroom today, according to Jeff Weiner of the Orlando Sentinel. Prosecutors had asked for a $500,000 bond.

Simon, 43, is the longtime boyfriend of Alex's mother. He was arrested Wednesday, July 30, and charged with felony obstruction, News13 reports. Police also charged Simon with giving false statements and attempting to destroy evidence.

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