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The mother of slain Chicago rapper FBG Duck says the FBI has five suspects in custody for his murder.

The aspiring rapper was gunned down in a drive-by shooting while he shopped with friends in the famed Gold Coast area of downtown Chicago on August 4, 2020.

The 26-year-old rapper, who was born Carlton Weekly, was one of Chicago's rising drill rappers. He was a member of the rap collective Fly Boy Gang, abbreviated as FBG.

His mother LaSheena Weekly took to social media on Wednesday to announce the FBI had five suspects in custody.

She said in a video:

"They killed my motherf**king son. I'm gonna be the first to tell you, they got them motherf**kers. They killed my son."

Cell phone video captured Duck's final moments as he struggled to breathe after being shot multiple times.

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The rapper and his friends had just exited a store when a black Taurus and a silver Chrysler 300 pulled up. Four shooters got out of the two vehicles and opened fire on the group.

At least 50 shots were fired at the victims in broad daylight, police say. One other man was injured but survived.

Some say Duck's murder was in retaliation for dissing deceased Chicago gang members on his last song, titled "Dead B*tches," which dropped in 2020.

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Autopsy results by a private forensic pathologist sparked rampant rumors of organ harvesting.

Jelani Day, a graduate student from Illinois, was reported missing on August 24. On Sept. 4, his body was pulled from the Illinois River in Peru, not far from where his car was discovered parked in a wooded area.

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Local authorities and the FBI reached the same conclusion - Jelani took his own life by drowning.

According to Revolt.com, autopsy findings revealed the corpse was missing multiple organs including his brain, spleen, liver, and eyeballs.

His top and bottom teeth were allegedly removed, his jaw had been "sawed out", and his genitalia was "unidentifiable."

The report also stated that his remaining internal organs were "completely liquefied."

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As "organ harvesting" rumors spread on social media, Jelani's mother, Carmen Bolden Day clarified that two autopsies had been performed on Jelani. One autopsy was performed by the Peru medical examiner, followed by a second independent autopsy by a private pathologist.

The family sought an independent autopsy to confirm their suspicions that Jelani was murdered.

Bolden Day further clarified that her son's organs were removed during the first autopsy and that none of his organs were missing.

"No organs were missing," she said in a statement.

"I do not want to stray off from the facts. There were contradicting facts from the first preliminary autopsy compared to the second independent autopsy, but this is not a case of organ harvesting.

"However, my son did not put himself in a river. My son was murdered and my goal and purpose are to find out what happened and hold those responsible accountable."

 
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Thousands of fake Covid-19 vaccine cards are flooding the streets of America as more local and state governments announce vaccine mandates.

A Chicago-based pharmacist was arrested on Tuesday for selling more than 100 counterfeit vaccine cards on eBay.com.

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And federal agents seized more than 3,000 counterfeit vaccine cards that arrived at a Memphis port in a shipment from China.

Michael Neipert, Area Port Director of Memphis, said:

"If you do not wish to receive a vaccine, that is your decision. But don't order a counterfeit, waste my officer's time, break the law, and misrepresent yourself.

"When you order a fake vaxx card, you are using my officers time as they also seize fentanyl and methamphetamines."

The FBI has warned people that "buying, selling, or using a counterfeit COVID-19 vaccination card is a crime."

In an effort to crack down on counterfeit cards, local health officials in NY City are providing restaurants, retailers and gym owners with instructions on how to spot fake vaxx cards.

The action comes after Mayor Bill de Blasio announced a ban on unvaccinated people in restaurants, stores and gyms.

People with at least one mRNA vaccine dose in their arms are not considered unvaccinated.

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Disturbing new details have emerged in the brutal stabbing death of a 40-year-old Atlanta woman.

Katherine "Katie" Janness was brutally stabbed and dismembered inside Piedmont Park while walking her dog Bowie Tuesday evening.

Police say Janness died from multiple stab wounds and parts of her body were missing from the "gruesome" crime scene.

According to a Channel 2 Action News reporter, a homophobic slur was scrawled on Janness' body.

Atlanta police have denied the reporter's claim that the information came from a confidential police source.

Still, the FBI is investigating the case as a possible federal hate crime against a member of the LGBT+ community.

Janness' family is "distraught" over the disturbing new details.

A GoFundMe page raised over $61,000 in donations for Janness' funeral.

Police are not ruling out a serial killer on the loose in Atlanta.

Janness was the second woman killed in Atlanta area parks in 24 hours.

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Tori Lang, 18, was shot to death inside Yellow River Park in Gwinnett County on Tuesday, July 27. Her body was found under a tree around 6:30 a.m. Wednesday. There are no suspects in her murder.

A GofundMe set up by Lang's family has raised nearly $10,000 for funeral expenses.

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According to 11Alive News, 43-year-old Patrick Boland, an openly ghey man, was found stabbed to death in Piedmont Park around 1:30 a.m. on May 28, 2009. There were no arrests in his case.

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The FBI has joined the investigation into the fatal stabbing and dismemberment of a 40-year-old woman inside Atlanta's Piedmont Park early Wednesday.

Katherine Janness was walking her dog in the park Tuesday evening when she was brutally attacked.

Janness' lesbian partner pinged her phone and located her spouse's body inside the park.

Janness' body parts were found scattered about 100 yards inside the Charles Allen Drive entrance to the park near 10th Street in Midtown just after 1 a.m. Wednesday. Her dog Bowie was also stabbed to death.

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Bowie defended his owner during the vicious attack. FBI agents plan to use DNA from the dog's saliva to identify the killer.

Atlanta police have stepped up foot patrols inside the park since the "gruesome" murder.

Police are trying to determine if Janness' murder was random or targeted because the killer spent time with her body after she died.

Investigators aren't ruling out a serial killer. Janness is the second woman killed at an Atlanta area park in the past week.

Police are asking residents who live on 10th Street near the park to check their security videos.

Janness worked as a bartender for Campagnolo restaurant in Midtown Atlanta.

A $10,000 reward is being offered by Atlanta Crime Stoppers for information on the case.
 

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The Federal Bureau of Investigation has demanded the IP addresses of everyone who read a USA Today article about two agents killed during a Florida child porn raid.

The FBI issued a subpoena to the news outlet demanding the IPs and phone numbers of everyone who clicked on the story between 8:03 p.m. and 8:38 p.m. on Feb. 2, 2021.

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The article was published that same day on the USA Today website at 9:30 a.m.

The newspaper's publisher has refused to hand over the information, citing a violation of the First Amendment.

On Feb. 2, agents Daniel Alfin and Laura Schwartzenberger were gunned down and three others were wounded while serving a warrant on 55-year-old David Huber.

The suspect started shooting as the agents approached his apartment in Fort Lauderdale shortly after 6 a,m.

Huber took his own life after opening fire on the agents.

USA Today, owned by Gannett corporation, was among the many newspapers covering the story that morning. It isn't clear if the FBI is demanding the IP addresses and phone numbers from other media outlets that covered the story.

According to DailyMail.com, the subpoena doesn't specify why the FBI wants the information.

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Sherhonda Gaulden clapped back at Wendy Williams for criticizing her son, NBA YoungBoy.

Sherhonda doesn't play about her children. The entrepreneur was a teenage mom when she gave birth to NBA YoungBoy, real name Kentrell Gaulden.

The 21-year-old father-of-7 was arrested by the LAPD after a brief foot chase on Monday in Los Angeles.

According to TMZ, the rapper was arrested on an outstanding warrant for firearms possession stemming from an arrest in Baton Rouge, Louisiana in September.

At issue were two weapons police found on YoungBoy at the time of his arrest last year. He is currently in FBI custody, pending possible RICO charges.

As part of her job as the reigning gossip queen of daytime talk TV, Wendy Williams spoke on YoungBoy's arrest during Tuesday's "Hot Topics" segment.

"He's got to go to jail," said Williams. "How do you do a hot pursuit? There are innocent people out here. You could've hurt innocent people in your hot pursuit and running through people's backyards. Nobody wants that – bringing down the property values.

"And, and how is it that you do what you do with seven kids at only 21-years-old? And I wonder what Yaya Mayweather's father, Floyd, is saying about this," she said, referring to YoungBoy's 7th baby mama, Yaya, who gave birth to his son, Kentrell Gaulden Jr., last year.
 

YoungBoy's mother was furious and she checked Wendy about her comments on her son.

"F**k Wendy Williams around here letting a half-dead 90-year-old white man suck her d*ck worried about my child stop tagging me in b***h."

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In a follow-up meme after Instagram removed her Wendy diss, she wrote: "They removed my post remove her show [sic]."

She captioned the crying laughing meme: "I'm sorry she not a man I lied she a woman I quit."
 

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There's a new sheriff in town. Chicago's violent crime has gone unchecked for far too long. Now the Biden administration is doing something about it.

Chicago's violence has impacted victims as far south as Georgia. Gun violence and murders spiraled out of control in Atlanta and the surrounding suburbs during the lockdowns in 2020.

Frightened Chicago residents reached out to Washington for help. That help has come in the form of severe prison sentences for federal crimes such as carjackings.

A carjacker in Chicago now faces life in prison rather than the customary bail and a slap on the wrist.

The FBI's field office in Chicago tweeted on Thursday: "Federal time for a federal crime. If you carjack a vehicle in #Chicago, you could face a lifetime behind bars."

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The FBI continued:

"...but it's just a car.

In reality, it's so much more. It's a victim, it's a trauma, and sometimes it's a life.

Violent carjackings happen at gunpoint with repeat offenders pointing weapons at innocent people. Rushing to escape, carjackers cause accidents that claim more lives.

No one should have to live in fear of being carjacked. It's a big issue, and it deserves a big response. We’re partnering with law enforcement and the courts—both federally and locally—to investigate and prosecute these crimes to the fullest extent of the law."

Chicagoans who are wary of lenient Chicago lawmakers expressed relief on Twitter.

On Twitter user wrote: "Bout f---in time."

Another wrote: "We Must take All Carjackings prosecutions Away from Kimberly Foxx. Charge these so call teenagers Federally as adults. Additionally, FBI Chicago must look into any and All connections between Kim Foxx and the Chicago gangs. Look under the hood."

And a third Twitter user wrote: "Thankfully there are honorable men and women that will do the job that @SAKimFoxx refuses to do!"

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Lady Gaga's dog walker was allegedly targeted for her pricey French bulldogs for ransom, officials say.

Ryan Fischer, 30, who was watching the animals for Gaga while she's away in Rome, Italy, was shot in the chest by dognappers who fled with two of Gaga's dogs, Koji and Gustavo.

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A third dog, Miss Asia (pictured), managed to escape and was recovered by police. A bodyguard was photographed picking up Miss Asia from the police station.

Fischer was walking the three pooches near his Los Angeles home around 10 p.m. Wednesday when he was shot.

According to the Sun newspaper, FBI officials are quietly working with the Los Angeles Police Department detectives on the case.

Investigators are working on the theory that the dogs may have been stolen for ransom.

French bulldogs normally retail from $2,000 to $10,000.

Police are searching for two Black males between the ages of 20 and 25. Fischer's wallet was not stolen and LAPD Capt. Jonathan Tippet told People magazine the dog walker was targeted.

Neighbor Buck Angel, who called 911, told The Sun that "where the attack happened can't just be down to chance."

He said the property where Fischer was attacked by the suspects has "no witnesses that live there" and has "been empty for five years."

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"They had to have chosen that spot to carry out the attack, and those dogs were targeted for ransom, it had to be. They must have wanted to blackmail Lady Gaga for money."

He added that "it wouldn't have been hard to figure out her dog walker's routine."

Lady Gaga is offering $500,000 for the safe return of her dogs -- no questions asked.

But the FBI may have a few questions of their own for the dognappers.

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The feds are cracking down on Georgia employees who submitted fake medical excuse letters that claim they fell ill after testing positive for Covid-19.

Santwon Antonio Davis, of Atlanta, was charged with wire fraud for emailing a phony Covid-19 medical excuse letter to his employer in May 2020.

Davis, 35, also pleaded guilty to bank fraud related to the scheme to defraud a mortgage company while he was out on bond for the Covid-19 wire fraud charge.

"The defendant caused unnecessary economic loss to his employer and distress to his coworkers and their families," said U.S. Attorney Byung J. "BJay" Pak. "We will take quick action through the Georgia COVID-19 Task Force to put a stop to Coronavirus-related fraud schemes."

Chris Hacker, Special Agent in Charge of FBI Atlanta, said Davis caused "undue harm to the company he worked for and their employees," after the corporation sent employees home and shut down the Atlanta facility for cleaning.

Employees were paid to stay home - a loss in excess of $100,000 to the corporation, according to the U.S. Attorney's Office in the Northern District of Georgia.

According to the complaint, the defendant was hit with an additional charge for submitting fraudulent documentation to obtain benefits from his employer prior to the Covid-19 outbreak.

Davis allegedly submitted a paid bereavement leave claim for the death of his child in the fall of 2019. But a subsequent investigation determined the child did not exist.

Davis' arrest is among the first in Covid-19-related employee fraud investigations currently underway in Georgia.

This case is being investigated by the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) with assistance from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development Office of the Inspector General.

"The FBI and our federal and state partners remain vigilant in detecting, investigating and prosecuting any fraud related to this crisis we are all facing," said Hacker.