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Iyanna "Yaya" Mayweather reacted to the news that her baby daddy, NBA YoungBoy is in federal custody in Los Angeles.

Yaya is the mother of YoungBoy's youngest child. He has 7 children by various women, with an eighth baby rumored to be on the way.

The distraught single mom took to her Instagram Story to call for her baby daddy's freedom.

"My day has been ruined [sad face emoji, broken heart emoji]," wrote Yaya, the daughter of champion boxer Floyd Mayweather. In a follow-up post, she added, "#FREEKENTRELL."

The 21-year-old rapper, whose moniker means Never Broke Again YoungBoy, was taken into custody on Monday by the LAPD after they pulled over a vehicle he was in, TMZ reported. Cops unleashed a K9 officer to sniff him out when he fled on foot.

An unregistered firearm was recovered in the vehicle.

YoungBoy, real name Kentrell Gaulden, is now in the custody of the FBI, who recently formed a task force to lock up violent gang members masquerading as rappers.

Also on their list is Atlanta gangbanger YFN Lucci and Chicago gangbanger-turned-rapper Lil Durk, who currently resides in Atlanta.

YoungBoy has been arrested multiple times in the past -- mostly on drugs and firearms charges, as well as probation violations.

His most recent arrest was for drugs and weapons possession in his native Baton Rouge, Louisiana in September.
 

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Authorities in North Carolina have charged a couple with the murder of a missing pregnant mother of two, whose body was found stuffed in a suitcase on Monday.

Brittany Samone Smith, 28, was reported missing on Feb. 5. She was last seen alive on February 4, according to the Wake County Sheriff's Office.

Her body was found stuffed inside a suitcase near the shoreline of the Neuse River, in Raleigh, according to a statement from the sheriff's office.

Her cause of death is strangulation. A motive for her murder was not disclosed.

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Authorities arrested Thomas Clayton Johnson, 37, and Emmalei Grace Trevathan, 24, during a traffic stop in Wake County on Wednesday.

Investigators did not reveal the information that led them to the suspects.

Johnson and Trevathan are being held without bond on charges of murder, murder of an unborn child, and concealment of a body.

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A former Covid-19 data manager was arrested Sunday for allegedly hacking into Florida's emergency alert system to collect Covid-19 data.

Rebekah Jones, the woman who created and ran Florida's online coronavirus data site, was arrested Sunday, Jan. 17, for illegally accessing the state's emergency alert system in December.

Jones accused Florida's governor and health officials of downplaying the severity of Covid-19 cases in the state.

Jones was fired from her job in May 2020 for resisting efforts by the state Department of Health to make the data harder to access for the public, researchers and the news media.

State police suspected Jones of setting up her own online dashboard of Covid-19 case data by illegally accessing the state's EAH system and downloading personal data on Florida residents, according to the Orlando Sentinel.

Authorities conducted a raid at Jones' home and seized her computers, hard drives and 600 to 700 documents containing contact information for about 19,000 Floridians. The documents included phone numbers, email and home addresses, according to the arrest warrant.

Jones turned herself in on Sunday. A judge denied a prosecutor's request to ban Jones from the Internet or require her to wear a GPS monitor.

Florida, Georgia and Texas are among the states that resisted lockdowns and have fewer Covid-19 restrictions.

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A suspect arrested in the murder of aspiring rapper MO3 (right), allegedly shot his transgender friend in August.

Kewon Dontrell White, 22, was arrested Wednesday after a confidential informant identified White as the gunman who killed MO3, real name Melvin Noble, on a Dallas freeway on Nov. 11.

White was taken into custody at his home in an Oak Cliff neighborhood in Dallas.

Witnesses say White got out of his car and chased Noble after the rapper's car was disabled on the freeway.

White shot Noble multiple times with an AK-47 pistol, then got back into his car and drove away.

Noble was taken to a hospital, where he was pronounced dead.

White was also charged with felony weapon possession after police found a 9 mm handgun in his possession during an arrest in November.

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White was arrested in August when he allegedly shot a male-to-female transgender whom White was in an intimate relationship with.

The victim, who goes by the username @BarbieAdamore on social media, survived the shooting. White was released on bond.

In a comment posted under a recent photo of Adamore wearing a green sweatsuit, an Instagram user wrote: "No weapon formed against you shall prosper."

Another user wrote: "Lord keep u covered he disowned yo a** when u aint accept yo real self."

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A Detroit man is accused of stealing unemployment benefits and flaunting his luxury lifestyle in photos on Instagram.

Andre Taylor Jr., of Farmington Hills, was indicted Wednesday and accused of stealing unemployment benefits intended for Detroit residents who lost their jobs during the coronavirus outbreak.

Taylor, 27, who used the Instagram handle @_bigjuno, is accused of defrauding the Michigan Unemployment Insurance Agency and credit card companies and going on shopping sprees with the stolen loot.

Taylor stole the identities of area residents and filed for unemployment debit cards starting in April, during the early weeks of the pandemic, according to the Detroit News.

The debit cards were mailed to Taylor's home and to the homes of relatives, prosecutors said. He is accused of paying cash bribes to mail carriers to give him the debit cards and obtain the names of people who lived along their mail routes, prosecutors said in the indictment.

Taylor used the debit cards to purchase expensive clothing, shoes, jewelry and luxury cars, then shared photos of his substantial stolen wealth on Instagram.

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In one photo, Taylors wears a diamond-encrusted Audemars Piguet timepiece while flashing a handful of cash next to a table. On the table appears to be a blue Michigan unemployment insurance debit card.

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In another photo, Taylor leans against a white Bentley while wearing expensive designer clothes and a Louis Vuitton bag. The post includes the hashtag #F***THEFEDS.

He was arrested in Los Angeles in June and charged with wire fraud, mail fraud and aggravated identity theft.

At the time of his arrest, he told federal agents he had assets totaling $1,800 and worked at a Novi construction company in Detroit, earning about $400 per week, according to court paperwork.

He was released on bond and ordered to stay in Detroit, avoid committing any more crimes and he can't be in possession of firearms.

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A Florida woman was arrested and charged with felony battery on her 69-year-old boyfriend.

Pinellas County Sheriff’s Department deputies responded to an assault call at a home in Largo, just west of Tampa, around 3 a.m. on Sunday.

According to the arrest report obtained by The Smoking Gun, the victim and Katanya Jordan, 46, were arguing about her "smoking crack." The victim said Jordan "was high" and began "hitting and scratching him" after he refused her demands for oral sex from him.

According to the report, the victim had "several small lacerations" consistent with being "caused by fingernails."

Jordan fled the home before police arrived. She was found a short distance from the house with the help of a K-9 unit. After she was apprehended, Jordan claimed her boyfriend choked her and she had acted in self-defense.

Jordan, who is 5-feet-10 and 180 pounds, was charged with felony domestic battery and grand theft for allegedly stealing the victim's cellphone. She is being held at Pinellas County jail on $12,500 bond.

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1,000 Georgia residents who were caught double-voting in Georgia's primary could face felony charges and jail time.

Georgia Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger said Tuesday that his office would investigate and, if appropriate, bring charges against anyone who voted twice in June.

Residents who were caught double-voting had cast their vote by mail and then in person on the day of the election.

"A double voter knows exactly what they’re doing, diluting the votes of each and every voter that follows the law," Raffensperger told reporters on Tuesday. "Those that make the choice to game the system are breaking the law. And as secretary of state, I will not tolerate it."

Raffensperger, a Republican, said there weren't enough double-votes to change the outcome of the primary elections.

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President Trump and other Republicans warned of the potential for voter fraud with mail-in ballots. But Scott Hogan, executive director of the Democratic Party of Georgia, dismissed any suggestion of voter fraud.

Hogan said voter fraud is rare and he accused Raffensperger of wasting the taxpayer's time investigating double-voters.

"It is clear that rather than do his job of promoting the safety and security of our voting process, the secretary of state is instead pushing the GOP’s voting conspiracy theories and disinformation," Hogan said.

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Derek Chauvin, the former Minneapolis police officer who is already facing charges in the death of George Floyd, is also facing multiple felonies after he and his wife underreported their income for years.

According to CBS Minnesota, Derek and his wife Kellie - who are in the midst of divorce proceedings - were charged with nine counts of felony tax evasion.

The Chauvins reportedly worked multiple side jobs over the years - and earned over $400,000 between them. But their side hustle income was not reported according to the feds.

Kellie filed for divorce following Chauvin's arrest on murder charges in May. The action was likely taken to protect the couple's assets.

Investigators began looking into the Chauvins in June, 2020 for failing to file Minnesota individual income tax returns on time from 2016 to 2019, and for fraudulently filing tax returns from 2014 to 2019.

The investigation began after the feds overheard recorded jail phone calls between the two.

In one call, Derek was overheard telling Kellie someone was looking into their tax returns. He suggested she contact the person who handled their taxes. That person turned out to be his father.

According to the complaint, the Chauvins failed to file income tax returns or pay state income taxes. They also allegedly underreported and underpaid taxes on income from various employments each year.

The Chauvins own homes in Minnesota and Florida. They also own a 2019 BMW that was registered in Florida - where there are no state taxes - but the car was serviced 10 times in Minnesota.

The felony tax evasion charges are the result of an investigation conducted by the Minnesota Department of Revenue and the Oakdale Police Department. The couple faces a maximum sentence of 45 years in prison and/or a $90,000 fine each.

Washington County Attorney Pete Orput noted: "When you fail to fulfill the basic obligation to file and pay taxes, you are taking money from the pockets of citizens of Minnesota.

"Our office has and will continue to file these charges when presented. Whether you are a prosecutor or police officer, or you are a doctor or a realtor, no one is above the law."

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Rayshard Brooks’ girlfriend, Natalie White, was arrested Tuesday for allegedly burning down the Wendy's restaurant in Atlanta where Brooks was fatally shot by police.

White is reportedly the girlfriend of Brooks, who was married to Tomika Miller, the mother of 3 of his four children.

White was arrested Tuesday, the same day Brooks was laid to rest in Atlanta.

Pictures and videos allegedly show White holding an aerosol can which was used to spread the flames.

Brooks mentioned a "Natalie White" as his girlfriend in police body cam footage before he died.

"Natalie White, she's my girlfriend," Brooks told the officers.
 

The attorney for White claims she was "close friends" with Brooks, but the attorney for Brooks' family say they are unaware of any connection between them.

A bond hearing for White is set for today, June 24.

Brooks, 27, was gunned down after stealing a police taser and firing it at a pursuing officer after he ran while resisting a DUI arrest on June 12.

Both officers were fired from the police force and charged in Brooks' death.

A group of about 50 people protested Tuesday night outside the Fulton County Jail demanding White's release. Bloggers are raising money to pay her bond.
 

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The man who recorded Ahmaud Arbery's fatal shooting in Brunswick, Georgia has been arrested and charged with murder.

William "Roddie" Bryan, 50, was arrested Thursday, May 21, on felony murder charges and criminal attempt to commit false imprisonment, the Associated Press reports.

Arbery, 25, was killed as he ran down a street in the Satilla Shores neighborhood on Feb. 23. He was pursued by Travis McMichael, 34, and his father, retired cop Gregory McMichael, 64, who rode in the bed of a pickup truck armed with a .357 magnum.

Arbery was shot three times during a struggle over Travis's shotgun. Bryan was in a second vehicle and recorded the life and death struggle on his cell phone.

Gregory McMichael leaked the video to a radio station because he thought the footage would vindicate him and his son. But the video footage caused outrage on social media and sparked reactions from President Trump and former vice president Joe Biden.

The McMichaels were finally arrested two months after the shooting. Both were charged with felony murder and aggravated assault. They are in the Glynn County jail awaiting trial.

Bryan, through his attorney, claimed he received death threats and was in hiding because he feared for his life.

His arrest comes two days after Arbery's family attorney, S. Lee Merritt, called for him to be charged.