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Basketball Wives star Brooke Bailey announced her daughter, Kayla, passed away at age 25.

Bailey announced Kayla's death in an Instagram post on Sunday. Her cause of death is unknown, but Facebook friends say she died from injuries sustained in a car crash.

Bailey shared photos of Kayla in a photo gallery which she captioned: "Forever my baby, Pretty Black aka Kayla Nicole Bailey... This is not a goodbye. Mommy will see you soon."

Bailey received support from her friends on social media.

Social media star Shannade Clermont wrote, "Soooo sorry for your loss. Our condolences praying for you."

"Love & Hip Hop: Atlanta" veteran, Tammy Rivera wrote, "Omg beautiful I'm sooooo sorry! My prayers are with you im lifting your name high tonight in prayer [sic]."

The mom-of-three thanked her supporters and fans in an Instagram Story.

"Thank you for LOVING my baby girl. Thank you. My baby girl is so loved by all of youuuuu !!! the love and support my family has received today is unreal and so appreciated."

Bailey, center, is pictured below with Kayla and her eldest son.

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TMZ obtained surveillance video showing the moment Ludacris' manager Chaka Zulu was jumped by 5 thugs outside his Buckhead, Atlanta restaurant on June 26.

Zulu, 52, fatally shot 23-year-old Artez Benton and wounded another man before he was shot in the back.

Zulu turned himself in to the Fulton County Sheriff's Office on Sept. 13. He was charged with murder, simple battery and possession of a firearm during the commission of a crime. He is free on $300,000 bond.

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Zulu's longtime friend, La La Anthony, was at the scene when the gang jumped Zulu after a verbal dispute.

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La La, 41, and Zulu are longtime friends. They met when she worked as a teenage DJ at Atlanta's Hot 97.5 radio station, alongside future rapper/actor Ludacris in the 1990s.

She attended a private party at Zulu's Apt 4B restaurant when an argument erupted after Zulu ordered Benton and his friends to leave because they weren't invited.

La La followed Zulu out into the parking lot and observed the 5 thugs attacking her friend.

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The actress, who wore a sheer dress similar to this one, turned to run, but she tripped and fell on the ground. A man and woman helped her to her feet.

In a cell phone video that has since been scrubbed from the Internet, La La is seen comforting Zulu after he was shot in the back.

La La, who attended the Fendi Spring Summer 2023 Show in Milan, Italy, on Sept. 21, has not released a statement in support of her friend.

Zulu's attorney, Gabe Banks, called into the "Ryan Cameron Uncensored" show on Majic ATL on Thursday. Banks said he plans to ask Fulton County DA Fani Willis not to seek an indictment against Zulu.

Banks said the well-respected businessman was protecting his employees when he fatally shot Benton.

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Ludacris' longtime manager Chaka Zulu (R) has been arrested on murder charges stemming from a shooting at an Atlanta nightclub on June 26.

WSB-TV reporter Michael Seiden broke the news in a tweet on Saturday.
 
RELATED: Ludacris' Manager Chaka Zulu Critically Wounded
 

Zulu and two other men were shot during a dispute at Apt4b, a Caribbean restaurant and bar Zulu owns in Buckhead.

Police say Zulu exchanged gunfire with another man. During the shootout, a stray bullet from Zulu's gun struck Artez Benton, 23, who was pronounced dead at the scene.

Benton's grieving family retained high-powered attorney Steve Sadow.

Zulu, whose real name is Ahmed Obafemi, was hospitalized in critical condition. He was eventually discharged from the hospital and turned himself in to police on September 13.

He was booked into the Fulton County Jail and bonded out the same day.

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Zulu is also charged with aggravated assault, possession of a firearm during the commission of a felony and simple battery, according to jail records.

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Mr. Chaka Zulu, a beloved son of the City of Atlanta, is disappointed in the Atlanta Police Department’s decision to bring charges against him surrounding the shooting that occurred in June 2022.

Update: Attorney Gabe Banks, legal counsel for Chaka Zulu, released a statement to Channel 2 Action News:

"A close review of all of the evidence, including the surveillance footage and eyewitness interviews, reveals that Mr. Zulu was attacked and jumped from behind by a gang of at least four (4) individuals (sadly including the decedent) and was forced to defend himself after this gang repeatedly stomped, punched, and kicked him while he was on the ground in a defenseless posture. Mr. Zulu was shot in the back during the shooting and nearly lost his life, and is still recovering from the nearly fatal injuries he sustained that evening.

Mr. Zulu was at his place of business that night and had every right to defend himself. In an attempt to save his life, Mr. Zulu lawfully discharged his weapon in self-defense, a weapon that he is licensed to carry. Mr. Zulu fully cooperated with law enforcement officials and their investigation, and voluntarily turned himself in once he learned of the arrest warrants. Mr. Zulu remains confident that his named will be cleared of all charges through the judicial process. It is not lost on Mr. Zulu that someone lost his life, but had Mr. Zulu not lawfully defended himself, Mr. Zulu would have been killed that night."

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Aspiring comedian Teddy Ray's body was found floating in a swimming pool around 10 a.m. on August 12, police say.

His body was found by a maintenance worker, who called 911.

The 32-year-old Los Angeles native was pronounced dead at a private residence in Rancho Mirage, California.

TMZ reported that Ray's official cause of death is drowning.

The Riverside County Coroner's office ruled the manner of death a suicide.

Police say there were no obvious signs of foul play.

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Ray lived in Gardena, California, about 125 miles west of the home where his body was discovered.

The comedian, born Theadore Brown, is best known for his comedy skits on multiple TV shows and TikTok videos. He got his start on BET's Comic View. He also appeared on Russell Simmons' All Def Digital, "Wild 'n Out" and "PAUSE with Sam Jay" on HBO Max.

His death was confirmed in a post on Comedy Central's Twitter account: "Teddy Ray was a hilarious and beloved performer. He'll be deeply missed by the entire comedy community."
 

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Dwayne Haskins' Wife Kalabrya Haskins can't get over the fact that police revealed her husband had a woman in his car the night he died at age 24.

"I can't stop crying, It feels like I'm dying," she wrote in a new Instagram post featuring a photo from her wedding night. She uploaded other photos from their life together in a gallery.

Previously, Kalabrya expressed her disappointment that Florida police revealed her husband had an unidentified woman in his car the night he died. The woman told Florida Highway Patrol officers that he left the car to go get gas.

The medical examiner's report noted that his cause of death was multiple blunt force injuries and the manner of his death was an accident.

Haskins was drunk and his blood alcohol levels were .20 and .24, above the legal limit of .08 in Florida. He also had the party drugs ketamine and norketamine in his system.
 
RELATED: Dwayne Haskins’ Wife Kalabrya Comments On Report He Was Drunk in Car with Another Woman
 
Kalabrya was upset that the medical examiner's report also noted that an unidentified "female companion" was in his car.

According to 911 audio released in April, Kalabrya, who was at home in another state, told a 911 dispatcher that the Steelers' quarterback was walking to get gas on the morning of April 9 and he told her that he would call her back when he returned to the car. When he didn't call back, she called 911 and requested that officers check on him.

By that time, his body had been found on the highway by FHP officers. But he didn't have identification on him. It was hours before Kalabrya learned of his fatal accident.

It was days before she learned - along with the public - that an inebriated woman was in his car.

Kalabrya said the woman in his car and his blood alcohol levels should not have been released to the public.

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On July 3, 2021 Kalabrya was charged with knocking Haskins' tooth out during an altercation in a Las Vegas hotel room. They were engaged a few weeks later and the assault charge was dropped.

According to Black Sports Online, the two met when she cheated on her boyfriend with Haskins. Kalabrya was dating Michigan State basketball player Nick Ward when she played basketball at MSU.

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NFL 1st round draft pick Jeff Gladney and his girlfriend, Mercedes Palacios, were killed in a fiery car crash in Dallas early Monday morning.

The Arizona Cardinals cornerback was driving a white Mercedes G-Wagon with his girlfriend in the passenger seat.

Police say Gladney's car clipped the rear bumper of another vehicle and he lost control around 2:30 a.m. Monday. The SUV flipped and came to rest under the Woodall Rodgers overpass near Routh Street, according to the Star-Telegram.

Gladney and Palacios, both 25, were trapped in the overturned G-Wagon. They died in the burning wreckage.

Friends of Palacios say she posted on her social media account while she and Gladney partied in the hours before the crash.

The Cardinals released a statement saying, "We are devastated to learn of Jeff Gladney's passing. Our hearts go out to his family, friends and all who are mourning this tremendous loss."

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Gladney started his career as a first round draft pick with the Minnesota Vikings. He was waived after an ex-girlfriend accused him of abusing her. He was later found innocent of the charges and was signed by the Cardinals.

Gladney leaves behind a toddler son from a previous relationship. In an Instagram post last July, he wrote: "My first born, you the one."

In another post featuring a video of his son next to a money counting machine, he wrote:

"Happy 1st birthday to the lil guy who came in and changed my life. From the first time i laid eyes on you I've been in love. You wouldn't understand how the thought of you has gotten me through many of my darkest days. Although we have many many more birthdays and memories to come this one is special. Daddy got you 4L my lil spoiled man .. Happy Cake Day Kingston Gee Gladney."




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A Washington, DC mom who admitted to throwing her 2-month-old son's body in the trash last year was killed by the baby's father.

Police say LaDonia Boggs, 39, was found stabbed to death in her Washington, D.C. apartment on Wednesday.

Officers from the Capital Area Regional Fugitive Task Force arrested Carl Jones, 44, the Metropolitan Police Department said in a press release on Thursday.

Boggs died nearly a year after she confessed to rolling over on her infant son while he slept in the bed with her.

In a video obtained by WRC-TV, Boggs talked about how she discovered her son had died.

"The last thing that I remember was that I had rolled over, and he was on my chest. After that, when I was 'sleep, rolled over, noticed he was unresponsive — breathing — and I panicked."

Boggs said she threw her son's lifeless body in the trash.

NBC Washington reported surveillance video showed Boggs taking a car seat, a plastic bag and a box to a dumpster at her apartment complex.

Authorities searched a local landfill for the child's body but his remains were never found.

Prosecutors decided not to pursue murder charges against Boggs, and instead charged her with tampering with evidence.

She was awaiting trial on the lesser charge when she died, according to NBC Washington.

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Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Dwayne Haskins has died after being hit by a dump truck on a highway early Saturday morning in Fort Lauderdale, Florida.

Haskins, 24, was in South Florida training with Steelers players for the 2022 NFL season, according to Yahoo! Sports.

According to MSN News, Haskins was "attempting" to walk cross Interstate 595 around 6:37 a.m. when he "collided with an oncoming dump truck," Florida Highway Patrol said in an accident report. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

Steelers head coach Mike Tomlin issued a statement confirming Haskins' death. He called the young player, "One of our hardest workers, both on the field and in our community."

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Charges were dropped against Haskins' wife, Kalabrya Gondrezick-Haskins who knocked his tooth out during a domestic violence incident in July 2021.
 
RELATED: Charges dropped after wife of Steelers QB Dwayne Haskins knocked his tooth out
 
The dispute occurred because Kalabrya was allegedly upset that he spent too much time with his boys at a nightclub.

Friends say Haskins fell into a deep depression after the incident.

The former Ohio State standout was a first round NFL draft pick in 2019 and served as the Steelers' No. 3 quarterback in 2021.

Haskins threw for 12 touchdowns and 14 interceptions in 13 starts for the team.

Haskins would have turned 25 on May 3.

Twitter reacted with outrage to tweets by ESPN NFL reporter Adam Schefter about Haskins' death Saturday morning.

Dez Bryant tweeted:

"Athletes for the record.. the shit @AdamSchefter
wrote that’s how a lot of people view us.. we ain’t shit but entertainment!.. if you let 1 treat you with disrespect the rest will follow..."

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More details have emerged about beauty queen Zoe Sozo Bethel who died after suffering a traumatic brain injury earlier this month.

Bethel, who was named Miss Alabama 2021, died Friday, Feb. 18, after she was removed from life support.

Bethel's official manner of death was ruled "accidental" by the Miami-Dade Medical Examiner, according to the Miami Police Department.

Multiple media outlets have reported conflicting stories about how Bethel suffered a brain injury. Some outlets report that she was in a car accident. DailyMail.com quoted a source within the Miami Police Department who said she "attempted suicide" by jumping from a seven-story condo.

Now the story has evolved again.

The Miami Police Department tell PEOPLE that officers "responded to a call of a possible suicide attempt" on Feb. 11 at about 12:05 a.m.

Their preliminary investigation revealed that the victim, who was identified as the 27-year-old, "fell out of a third-floor window."

"This was a tragic accident, and no foul play is suspected," the statement said.

Bethel's family launched a GoFundme page to raise money for emergency surgery before she passed away. $47,000 has been collected so far. On Tuesday, the goal was raised to $500,000 without explanation.

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The mayor of Boynton Beach, Florida has come under fire after blaming police for the death of 13-year-old Stanley Davis Jr.

Stanley died when police tried to pull him over after observing him riding recklessly on a dirt bike.

Surveillance video at a Chevron gas station shows Davis Jr. filling up his bike with gas as a patrol car turns into the station.

The patrol car followed Davis Jr. out of the station and attempted a traffic stop. The patrol unit is not equipped with a camera and the officer was not required to wear a body cam.

According to police, the boy was killed when his dirt bike crashed on North Federal Highway during the attempted traffic stop.

In a statement on Sunday, the Boynton Beach Police Department said the "preliminary investigation indicates that the dirt bike operator was observed driving recklessly on Boynton Beach Boulevard. Officers attempted a traffic stop, and the dirt bike went down in the 800 block of North Federal Highway."

Boynton Beach Mayor Steven B. Grant said "the city and the police are responsible" for the boy's death.

"We should not blame the police department for the actions of an individual officer. However, the city and the police are responsible," said Mayor Grant.

"You know, the situation that created this, you know, it didn't happen just yesterday," Mayor Grant said. "This is an aspect of how the city has treated parts of the community for decades before I was even mayor. And so the city is trying to understand and work with the community to get a result, resolution so that it is safer for everyone."

The unnamed officer was placed on administrative leave Sunday amid an investigation led by the Florida Highway Patrol, according to the report. "Based on our preliminary investigation, the officer's vehicle did not come into contact with the dirt bike," said an FHP spokesman.

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Four people were killed in a fiery Learjet crash near San Diego, California on Monday. The private Learjet 35A crashed shortly after 7 p.m. in unincorporated El Cajon, according to Eurweb.com.

The plane was carrying two passengers and two flight crew when it hit several power lines and crashed into a residential neighborhood while on approach to Gillespie Field.

The passengers were identified as two flight nurses who worked for an air ambulance service.

The plane departed earlier from John Wayne Airport in Orange County, NBC Los Angeles reports.

In audio leaked online, the Learjet pilot requested to land and asked an air traffic controller to turn up the approach lights a little bit more.

The air traffic controller said the approach lights were already at 100% brightness.

Seconds later, the pilot screamed "Oh sh*t! Oh sh*t! Oh SH*T!" followed by a scream before the transmission ends abruptly.

No injuries or fatalities were reported on the ground but one house was damaged. The fiery crash was captured on a resident's Ring doorbell camera.

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A car driven by Washington Football Team DB Deshazor Everett was involved in a single-car rollover crash that killed his passenger, Olivia S. Peters.

Peters, 29, died after Everett's 2010 Nissan GT-R hit several trees before rolling over on Thursday night in Loudin County, Virginia, according to TMZ.

The Loudoun County Sheriff's Office, which is investigating the accident, said Everett was transported to a hospital, where he is listed in critical but stable condition.

Sources tell Black Sports Online that Everett and Peters were possibly in a romantic relationship at the time of the crash. She was pronounced dead at Stone Springs Hospital.

Everett, 29, does not drink, so alcohol is not believed to be a factor in the crash.

Peters is an occupational therapist from Las Vegas, Nevada, according to her family who released photos of her at work. Peters opened offices in Las Vegas and NYC, according to a family statement.

It is not clear if she was wearing a seat belt.

According to Spotrac.com, Everett signed a 3-year, $6 million contract with the Washington Redskins. His contract included a $1 million signing bonus with $1.7 million guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $2 million.

The Washington Football Team, formerly Redskins, issued a statement that read, in part:

"We've been made aware of an automobile accident last night involving Deshazor Everett. A passenger in his vehicle lost their life and we extend our deepest sympathies to the family and friends who lost a loved one."

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A Georgia man was shot dead in his home by his toddler son, according to Savannah Police Chief Roy Minter in a statement.

Savannah police officers responding to a shots fired 911 call found Dustin Walters, 25, inside his home suffering from a gunshot wound at about 5:30 p.m. on Dec. 5.

Walters was rushed to a hospital, where he was pronounced dead.

Walters' toddler son apparently found the loaded handgun inside the home. Police said the boy is under 2 years old.

Walters is survived by his partner, Tori Pippin, and their only son, Mars, according to his obituary.

"As a parent, I cannot imagine what this family is going through or will continue to go through in the coming years," Chief Minter said.

He said parents should take steps to ensure the safety of their families by securing weapons.

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Henry Ruggs III has been let go by the Las Vegas Raiders following a drunk driving crash that left a female motorist dead early Tuesday.

Stores selling Ruggs' Las Vegas Raiders merchandise have pulled the items from their shelves, according to TMZ.

The 22-year-old star wide receiver faces two felony charges of driving while under the influence and reckless driving, ESPN reported.

Ruggs was released from the hospital and taken straight to jail on Tuesday to await a bond hearing scheduled for Wednesday, Nov. 3.

Ruggs was behind the wheel of a custom wrapped Chevrolet Corvette when it plowed into the back of a Toyota RAV4 on a busy roadway several miles west of the famed Las Vegas strip at about 3:39 a.m. local time.

When police arrived at the scene, the Toyota was fully engulfed in flames. Firefighters put out the blaze and discovered the deceased female driver inside.

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Photos taken at the scene show the extent of the damage to both vehicles. The Toyota was a charred shell and the Corvette's front end was completely demolished.

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Cones mark the direction of travel and the wreckage from both vehicles littering the street.

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Ruggs and his passenger, Kiara Je'nai Kilgo-Washington, with whom he has a baby daughter, remained at the scene. Police say he "showed signs of impairment," but the LVMPD declined to disclose the results of his breathalyzer test.

Police are barred by federal privacy law from disclosing medical information, Officer Larry Hadfield, a department spokesman, told ESPN.

Probation is not an option in Nevada for a DUI that causes death. Ruggs faces a maximum of 20 years in prison if convicted.

The Raiders selected the Alabama standout in the first-round of the 2020 NFL draft. At the time, team owner Mark Davis said, "He was the only person I wanted in this draft."

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Actress Janet Hubert blames Trump supporters for giving actor Alec Baldwin the loaded weapon that he used to accidentally kill a camerawoman.

Baldwin fired a prop gun that accidentally killed Halyna Hutchins and injured a director on the set of his low-budget independent film, "Rust," on Thursday.

A 24-year-old, non-unionized armorer with no experience, was given the assignment of handing the prop gun to Baldwin.

The Sante Fe, New Mexico Sheriff's Office investigated the shooting and no charges are expected.

However, Hubert took to Twitter on Wednesday to blame a Trump supporter for the tragic accident.

"Am I crazy, but my first thought was Baldwin was given this gun on purpose from someone to get back at him for his Trump impersonations? I have never seen prop guns sitting out on set EVER Then to photograph his pain and give it to the press! Hmmmm, so very heartless, TRUMPERS?"

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Baldwin was a vocal Trump hater who frequently impersonated the former President on Saturday Night Live while Trump was in office.

Other Trump-hating conspiracy theorists on Hubert's timeline agreed with her.