Family Friend Convicted in Jet Ski Death of Tameka Raymond's Son

The family friend who was riding a Jet Ski that ran over 11-year-old Kile Glover on Lake Lanier was found guilty of homicide by vessel today. Kile is the son of singer Usher Raymond's ex-wife Tameka Raymond.

The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports that Jeffrey Simon Hubbard "was also found guilty of serious injury by vessel, reckless operation, unlawful operation of personal watercraft and boat traffic violation in a Hall County courtroom."

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Usher covers Mens Health magazine

Former celebrity stylist Tameka Raymond may be divorced from R&B hottie Usher Raymond, but, after all, she is still a woman.

The 40-something entrepreneur tweeted her admiration of her ex's abs on her timeline yesterday. She quickly retreated when Twitter followers accused her of obsessing over Usher.

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Tameka Raymond and Usher Raymond

R&B crooner Usher Raymond's ex-wife Tameka Raymond has filed court documents criticizing his parenting skills. The 34-year-old singer was awarded primary custody of his two sons with Tameka Raymond last year.

In court documents filed in Atlanta, Tameka has asked a judge to hold Usher in contempt of court for storming out of a co-parenting class in July.

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TI and Tiny Harris

Rapper Clifford "T.I." Harris, aka Tip, celebrated his 33rd birthday with a private star-studded bash following the 8th Annual BET Hip Hop Awards in Atlanta on Saturday, Sept. 28. Celebrity guests included T.I.'s loverly wife Tameka "Tiny" Harris, singer and actress extraordinaire Brandy Norwood, T.I.'s artist rapper B.o.b, music producer Rico Love, rap mogul Sean "P.Diddy" Combs, actress Keshia Knight Pulliam, reality TV stars Erica Dixon, Mimi Faust, Nicci Gilbert, Shay Johnson, Dice Dixon, Mariah Huq, and KeKe Wyatt; V-103 Morning Show jock Ryan Cameron, Celebrity baby mamas Tameka Raymond and Monyetta Shaw, NBA baller Josh Smith, former reality TV star D. Woods, and more!

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Tameka Raymond Talks Custody Issues On GMA

Usher's ex-wife Tameka Raymond appeared as a guest on ABC's "Good Morning America" to discuss her ongoing custody battle for her two sons. Usher and Tameka's 5-year-old son, Usher Raymond V, was released from a children's hospital on Sunday, one week after nearly drowning in a swimming pool accident.

Tameka described the moment she got the call that her son, Usher V, almost drowned. "It was like I relived it. My brain went into all these modes. I'd gotten this call before." Tameka was referring to the death of her 11-year-old son Kile Glover who was declared brain dead after a freak boating accident on Lake Lanier in July 2012. He died 2 weeks later when he was taken off life support.

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Usher Raymond V

Usher's ex-wife Tameka Raymond Instagram'd a photo of her sleepy son, Usher Raymond V, who was still recovering in the hospital this weekend after nearly drowning in a pool accident last week. The caption reads: "Woke up cheerful, happy and hungry. Watching Fresh Prince... What does he know about the Fresh Prince? Intense face. Lol"

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Usher and Tameka Raymond in court

Moments ago, Judge John J. Goger denied Tameka Raymond's request for primary custody of her two sons with singer Usher Raymond.

After the judge gave his decision, Tameka and Usher hugged in open court. Tameka filed for an emergency hearing on Tuesday after one of her sons nearly drowned on Monday.

Both Usher and Tameka took the stand saying the other was unfit to raise their 2 children, Usher Raymond V and Naviyd Ely Raymond, 4.

But after hearing from both sides, Judge Goger let stand a previous judge's order giving Usher primary custody of his kids.

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Usher and Tameka Raymond in court

Singer Usher Raymond smiled as he arrived at Fulton County Courthouse court in Atlanta, Georgia earlier today to face his ex-wife, Tameka Raymond, in a new child custody battle after one of their sons nearly drowned in a swimming pool accident Monday.

Five-year-old Usher Raymond V, aka Cinco, is still recovering at Children's Healthcare of Atlanta Hospital, according to the Tameka's lawyer, Lisa West.

Tameka took the stand this afternoon and said she was concerned there was no pool drain cover installed in the pool as required by law. She said there have been other incidents -- in addition to Cinco's near drowning this week -- that prove Usher is a bad dad.

Tameka also expressed concerns that Usher's aunt, Rena Oden, was incapable of caring for the 2 boys. Cinco almost drowned at Oden's house on Howell Mill Road in DeKalb County, north of Atlanta.

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Tameka Raymond Usher Raymond Judge Goger

This email came from a credible source within the Fulton County courthouse. The email concerns Fulton County Superior Court Judge John Goger who is presiding over Tameka Raymond's emergency hearing to request custody of her 2 sons with Usher Raymond.

Usher and Tameka's 5-year-old son, Usher Raymond V, nearly drowned in his aunt's swimming pool on Monday.

Usher Raymond V, aka Cinco, is still recovering in an Atlanta area hospital. The boy inhaled chlorine water into his lungs and required respiratory support when he first arrived in the ICU.

Yesterday, Tameka tweeted a photo of herself holding Cinco in his hospital room.

In the caption she wrote:

My favorite 5 year old. What a blessing! I have always loved and appreciated my sons but tragedies and close calls make this even more evident. URV had an angel named Kile Ishmael and our Lord and true savior to look after him. Words cannot express the relief and how thankful to God I truly am. Thank you Jehovah God, Jesus and Kile...also The AV worker that saved my son is my Hero!!! Period

Judge Goger is the same judge who returned a girl to her millionaire father after the father was arrested twice for abusing her.

Read the email after the break.

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Tameka Raymond Usher Raymond Judge John Goger

Fulton County Superior Court Judge John J. Goger granted Tameka Raymond's request for an emergency hearing on Tuesday -- one day after her 5-year-old son nearly drowned in his aunt's swimming pool in Fulton County. The emergency hearing is scheduled for Friday, August 9.

Tameka Raymond is asking Judge Goger to reverse a previous court order giving singer Usher Raymond primary custody of their two sons, Usher Raymond V and Naviyd Ely, 4.

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Pool entrapment law

On Monday, singer Usher Raymond's 5-year-old son, Usher Raymond V, almost became another tragic pool drain statistic.

The boy was playing in the pool with his aunt when his arm became caught in the pool's drain. His aunt, a nanny, and a housekeeper were unsuccessful in pulling the boy from the drain.

Sound technician Eugene Stachurski, who was installing AV equipment in the house, heard the women's screams and dived into the pool. Stachurski pulled the boy from the drain and performed CPR on him. CNN reports that the child was "conscious, alert and breathing" when an ambulance transported him to a hospital. He was kept overnight for observation.

"My son is OK, but I have no further comment at this time," the boy's mother Tameka Foster told CNN Tuesday. She answered "I have no comment" when asked about media reports that her lawyer filed an emergency injunction to remove her two sons from Usher's care on Tuesday.

Usher and Tameka were lucky. Their son was saved by a quick thinking contractor. But an inexpensive pool drain cover could have prevented the near-tragedy from happening.

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