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Seattle Seahawks player Chad Wheeler was arrested on suspicion of domestic violence after beating his girlfriend to a bloody pulp.

Wheeler was arrested Saturday night and charged with felony domestic violence, according to the Seattle Times.

He was released from King County Jail on Tuesday morning on $400,000 bond.

King County police responded to a call late Saturday night from a frantic woman who said she was locked in a bathroom following a "physical fight with her boyfriend."

Police responded to the address and found the woman suffering from a dislocated arm, and other injuries.

She also told police that Wheeler strangled her until she lost consciousness.

A friend of the offensive lineman's girlfriend shared a photo of her horrific injuries in a post online on Tuesday. She said Wheeler continued to eat dinner while his girlfriend lay motionless on the floor. She has since deleted the post.

Wheeler was not cooperative with police upon their arrival, according to a police spokesman.

The Seahawks released a statement Monday night, saying the team is "Aware of the situation and still gathering information."

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The Harlem community came out in support of a 31-year-old woman who was attacked by a group of men after she rejected one of them.

Hundreds of people protested outside the liquor store where the woman was attacked.

The woman, who asked not to be identified, said she was walking home from work around 6 p.m. when she stopped at a liquor store for a bottle of wine.

Inside the store on 128th Street and St. Nicholas Avenue, she was accosted by a group of men who offered to buy the wine for her.

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The woman said the man in the red parka (pictured above) asked if he could buy her bottle of wine for her, but she politely declined.

After she left the store the men chased her across the street and kicked her -- and the man in the red parka bit her face above her eye. They also stole her phone and the bottle of wine.

“No matter how much I asked, you know, I'm trying to get [home] to my daughter, please leave me alone. I said 'I'll call the cops' -- he didn’t care about that. He had one thing on his mind and that was to attack me. That's what he wanted to do."

"I couldn't believe it, it was like an animal. That's the only way I can put it, it was like an animal," she said in an interview. "I just remember screaming to the top of my lungs, I just kept saying 'He's biting me! He's biting me!' He bit through my eyebrow and then he continued to just, he kept opening his mouth to try to like re-grasp."

Her injuries required stitches and she still has bruises from the encounter.

"I was mauled, this is more than being bitten. I was mauled - that he didn't just bite me and like that was it. This was a recurring action that he did on my face as if he was trying to literally take my eye. That's what it felt like," she told ABC7.

"I will never forget that look in his eyes and it's just being that close to me in my face, and just trying to do that like it's feeling him biting on me and just his breath on me and just the scent of his clothes. He really just needs to be caught, all of them, because I didn't deserve this, I was minding my business."

Her attackers are still at large.
 

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Two Florida women are behind bars, accused of impersonating Sarasota police officers.

Police arrested Jymieka McDowell, 28, and 39-year-old Ryshawnna Poole, who are accused of impersonating a police officer more than once.

Police responded to a 911 call about a suspicious traffic stop at 1 a.m. Sunday. The caller told dispatch they believed a Sarasota Police Department officer was in distress.

While searching the area for the distressed officer, police stumbled upon the two women pulling over a vehicle while impersonating police officers.

During the investigation, police learned the women live-streamed their fake traffic stops where they used profanity and ordered occupants out of their vehicles.

The women can be heard telling the victims, "driver, exit the vehicle," "put your ******* hands up driver," "I need everyone to exit the ******* car," "do not make a move," "Black lives don't ******* matter," and "anybody move and I will shoot."

Sarasota Police Chief Bernadette DiPino advised motorists to call 911 dispatch if they suspect they are being pulled over by someone impersonating a police officer.
 

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Atlanta's crime wave hit close to home for Chris "Ludacris” Bridges. The rap mogul's black Mercedes-Benz was stolen when he stopped at the ATM on Monday, 11 Alive News reports.

The Atlanta-based rapper flagged down a police cruiser around 4:40 p.m. after his car was stolen when he left it running while he stopped at the ATM.

He said he heard his car speed away while he was at the ATM and did not get a good look at the suspect.

Police used the car's electronic tracking device to locate an area off Lois Place where the car was driven. Some of the rapper's personal belongings were found discarded there but the car was gone.

Police continued to track the vehicle to a parking garage at 1270 Spring Street in Midtown Atlanta. An apartment complex called Spectrum shares the parking garage.

Police said the car was unoccupied and they returned the vehicle to Ludacris.

99 cars were stolen in the first week of January 2021 in Atlanta, according to 11 Alive News Of those, 76 cars had the keys inside -- or were running.

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11 days after 3-year-old Victoria "Tori" Rose Smith was beaten to death by her foster parents, the Simpsonville, SC Police Department finally released a heavily redacted police report that gives very little information in the case.

The death of the foster child at the hands of "Worst Cooks in America" reality competition winner, Ariel Robinson, 29, and her husband Jerry Robinson, 34, made headlines around the world.

The police report was obtained by FITSNews on Monday. Nearly every line in the report was redacted, leaving more questions than answers.

A fire department crew was the first to arrive at the scene in response to a 911 call about an unresponsive child on January 14.

The fire department immediately suspected child abuse and put in a call to the police department for child abuse/aggravated assault and emergency protective custody at 2:25 p.m., according to FITSNews.

Police interviewed Ariel Robinson first. Nearly the entire interview with Ariel was redacted, except for the part where she told police that something happened the day before.

Ariel told her husband to call 911, according to the report. The 911 dispatcher instructed Ariel to move the child to the floor and begin chest compressions only.

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By the time police arrived, Tori had already been transported the hospital, where she was pronounced dead.

Police also interviewed Jerry Robinson, but he invoked his right to counsel and refused to answer any questions. The Robinsons were both charged with homicide by child abuse around 2:20 p.m. on January 19. -- five days after Tori died.

The South Carolina Law Enforcement Division (SLED) is investigating the case per South Carolina law when the unexpected death of a child is involved.

Social media sleuths dug into Ariel's internet history to find more details about her.

She is best known as the winner of Season 20 of "Worst Cooks in America" on the Food Network. The network scrubbed Season 20 from the internet on Monday.

According to Ariel's website, she was a middle school teacher. Her teaching license was suspended in 2019. She was also an aspiring stand-up comedienne, radio host and TV personality who frequently referred to herself as a mother of five.

The Robinsons adopted Victoria "Tori" Rose Smith and her two older brothers in December 2019. On Christmas Day, she wrote on Facebook:

"This Christmas, my family was given the best news ever!! We are growing our family by 3!!! We were chosen by the agency and called by God to take in 3 precious siblings who will be joining our family soon!"

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The Robinsons also had two boys prior to the adoption.

In a podcast episode, Ariel joked about punching her two sons in the throat while social workers were visiting the home during the adoption process.

She also talked about her anger management problem, saying she had anger inside of her.

She talked about how people can "snap," saying "If you get angry today and fly off the handle, punch somebody, kill somebody, assault, murder, you are one bad decision away from ruining the rest of your life," she said.

In a podcast episode that aired in November, Ariel said she was no longer suicidal and she didn't want to hurt others, because she likes her "freedom" too much.

"This is the first year I've literally and specifically prayed to God 'can you just let the rapture take place?'" Ariel Robinson said. "I literally hate it here. I literally hate this earth."

The Robinsons are being held without bond at the Greenville County Detention Center, according to Fox Carolina.
 

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Another shooting in Atlanta's affluent Buckhead neighborhood has prompted a Buckhead group to push ahead with plans to secede from the city of Atlanta.

The fatal shooting of a man early Sunday is the latest incident in a violent crime wave in the prestigious community in northwest Atlanta.

Police say the man, age 40-50, was driving a Rolls-Royce on Piedmont Road near Sidney Marcus Boulevard when another vehicle pulled alongside and someone opened fire.

The driver, who was shot multiple times, lost control of the Rolls-Royce which slammed into a tree around 2:30 a.m. Sunday. He was pronounced dead at Grady Memorial Hospital that same day.

According to 11 Alive News, the crime spree has pushed one group to make Buckhead its own city.

The Buckhead Exploratory Committee is described as a "diverse group of individuals exploring the idea of Buckhead Cityhood."

In a statement, Sam Lenaeus, CEO of Buckhead Exploratory Committee, said making Buckhead its own city is a "top priority".

But Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms said establishing a new city is not the answer to the crime wave.

"A number of issues that we've had in the City of Atlanta... come from people traveling from out of state," she said. "So establishing a city is not going to address that issue.

Bottoms has come under fire for not doing enough to curb the high crime in Atlanta that spiked after the short-lived Covid-19 lockdowns in March.

Out-of-towners traveling to Atlanta from locked down Democratic cities contributed to the rise of violent crime in Atlanta and its surrounding suburbs.
 

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Food Network has pulled season 20 of "Worst Cooks in America" after its winner, Ariel Robinson, and her husband were charged with beating a 3-year-old girl to death.

Season 20 is no longer available for streaming on Discovery+, Hulu or YouTube following the arrest of Ariel and her husband, Jerry Robinson, on Tuesday, Jan. 19. They were charged with the murder of their 3-year-old foster daughter, Victoria Rose, according to Insider.com.

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Police responded to a 911 call about an unresponsive child who was pronounced dead after being transported to the hospital, Fox Carolina reported.

Ariel, 29, was named season 20 winner on August 2, 2020 finale episode, according to PEOPLE. She was arrested along with her husband Jerry, 34, both from Simpsonville, South Carolina.

In an interview with Fox Carolina News after her win, Ariel said she was a mother of five.

Ariel was also a former ELA teacher at Sanders Middle School until 2019.

The Robinsons are being held without bond at the Greenville County Detention Center, according to Fox Carolina.

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A reality TV contest winner and her husband were arrested and charged with the beating death of a 3-year-old child on Tuesday, Jan. 19.

Simpsonville police arrested 29-year-old Ariel Robinson and her husband Jerry Robinson, 34, and charged them with homicide by child abuse.

Police say the Robinsons are suspects in the murder of a child, Victoria Rose Smith, who died by multiple blunt force injuries.

Police responded to a 911 call about an unresponsive child who was pronounced dead after being transported to the hospital, Fox Carolina reported.

According to arrest warrants, the injuries were inflicted by the Robinsons. Police didn't say what relationship the couple had to the child.

Ariel Robinson was the winner of season 20 of Food Network's "Worst Cooks in America."

In an interview with Fox Carolina News after her win, she said she was a mother of five.

Ariel was also a former ELA teacher at Sanders Middle School until 2019.

Child protective services told police they are aware of the arrests and they are "taking appropriate action with any children remaining in the home after evaluating safety and risk".

The Robinsons are being held at the Greenville County Detention Center without bond, according to Fox Carolina.

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A former Boston prosecutor who was once named one of PEOPLE's most eligible bachelors has been charged with rape.

Gary Zerola, 49, of Salem, was arraigned on Jan. 15 on charges of rape and breaking and entering with felony intent. He is being held without bond.

The former defense attorney was once named to People's list of "America's Top 50 Bachelors."

According to Suffolk County District Attorney Rachael Rollins, Zerola is a danger to the community because he has rape allegations dating back to 1996.

Zerola grew up in the foster care system and lived in more than a dozen homes. After aging out of the system, he graduated with dual degrees in law and public administration from Suffolk University, according to the NY Post.

Zerola was already out on bail for a 2016 rape when the January 12 attack occurred, Masslive.com reported.

Zerola met his latest victim at a gathering on Jan. 11 and dropped her off at her apartment, along with a mutual friend.

Prosecutor's say Zerola returned later than night, and the victim awoke to find him on top of her.

Zerola has pleaded not guilty to rape and breaking and entering charges.

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A former employee at a Kroger store in north Georgia is accused of scamming the supermarket chain out of nearly $1 million.

Gwinnett County police say Tre Brown, 19, created more than 40 returns for $980,000 worth of non-existent items, and spread the refunds out over several different credit cards.

The refunds ranged from $75 to more than $87,000, the Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports.

Corporate employees tipped off law enforcement officers after they noticed the fraudulent transactions while the employee who normally flags unusual transactions was on vacation.

Brown used his ill-gotten proceeds to buy clothes, sneakers, shotguns, and two cars.

Police say the Atlanta teenager had just bought a brand new Chevrolet Camaro when he was arrested Thursday. He has since been released from hail on $11,200 bond, CBS News reported.

Police say a "large sum of money" was returned to Kroger following the arrest.