breaking news


Woman charged with murder after man dies from illegal silicone injections, police say

Published: Monday, March 20, 2017 @ 1:34 PM

Police in North Carolina charged Kavonceya Inman Cornelius with second-degree murder on Monday, March 20, 2017.
Salisbury Police Department

A North Carolina woman who gave a 19-year-old man silicone injections at her home has been charged with second-degree murder in his death, police said.

>> Read more trending stories

Police said Eugene Jones II went to Kavonceya Inman Cornelius’ home on Union Heights Boulevard in Salisbury for the injection. He died Jan. 12 in Fayetteville as a result of the procedure, authorities said. 

Police were notified Feb. 13 by another victim who received silicone injections from Cornelius and subsequently had serious health problems.

Police found that Cornelius had been conducting the medical procedures with non-medical-grade silicone.

Cornelius, who is also known as Kenneth Rudolph Cornelius, was charged Monday with second-degree murder.

Child sex abuse case surfaces after girl looks up porn at school, police say

Published: Thursday, May 25, 2017 @ 3:14 AM

Anthony Garay, 31
Bexar County Sheriff's Office

A Texas man is facing child sex abuse charges after a girl was caught accessing pornography on a school iPad to learn more about what he does to her, according to an affidavit filed by police.

The 9-year-old told a teacher at San Antonio’s Elm Creek Elementary School that Anthony Garay sexually abused her "all the time at night," according to KSAT and the Houston Chronicle.

>> Read more trending news

The shocked teacher reportedly called Child Protective Services, who interviewed the child. After the interview, police arrested Garay, 31. He’s been investigated – but not charged – by CPS in prior sexual abuse cases.

Garay was subsequently charged with a first-degree felony for continuous sexual abuse of a child. He is being held on $75,000 bond in the Bexar County Jail.

Related

Severed animal heads on Florida road was ‘cleansing ritual,' deputies say

Published: Wednesday, May 24, 2017 @ 10:37 AM

Volusia County deputies are investigating after nine severed animal heads were found on the side of a Florida road.
News | WFTV

Volusia County deputies are investigating after nine severed animal heads were found on the side of a Florida road.  

The gruesome discovery was made last week.

Investigators said that they think the animals were part of a "cleansing ritual."

>> Read more trending news

The bodies of animals were found underneath an upside down recycle bin by a woman riding her bike.

Investigators said a family told them they killed the five chickens, two pigeons, one goat and a turtle to cleanse a man of his schizophrenic thoughts. All the animals were missing their heads.

Court records showed the man the ritual was being performed on was arrested for animal cruelty last year for hanging a dog, investigators said.  

He pleaded no contest to the charge.  

An official with the sheriff's office told Eyewitness News that it is still investigating the case, and charges may be filed.

Related

Texas man guilty of stabbing girlfriend 27 times with screwdriver

Published: Wednesday, May 24, 2017 @ 10:07 AM

Willie Lee Brady pleaded guilty Tuesday during his trial for aggravated assault and accepted a 25-year prison sentence.
Travis County Courts

An Austin man, who stabbed his girlfriend 27 times with a screwdriver when she was recovering from surgery, pleaded guilty Tuesday on the opening day of his aggravated assault trial.

Willie Lee Brady Jr., 40, accepted a 25-year prison sentence, the low end of his punishment range, rather than continuing with the trial and risking up to a life sentence from a Travis County judge.

He informed his attorney of his decision during a break from the victim’s emotional testimony in which she told the court how she was punched, choked and stabbed on the morning of Dec. 4, 2015, during a fight with Brady over money he said was missing. The day before, the woman had been discharged from the hospital after foot surgery.

>> Read more trending news

About 11:30 a.m., police responded to a disturbance at a Motel 6 in South Austin. The woman said Brady, her boyfriend of two years, shoved her in the face, prompting her to call hotel security to have him removed, according to the arrest affidavit. But the violence continued, with Brady striking her in the mouth with a closed fist, she said.

The woman grabbed a screwdriver from her purse and slashed at Brady, cutting him above the eye, but he knocked the screwdriver loose, threw her to the bed and applied his forearm to the front of her neck, a police affidavit says. The woman told police she could not breathe for several seconds and was seeing stars.

She suspected Brady was high on “wet,” or embalming fluid, according to the affidavit. Prosecutors said they think he was under the influence of PCP.

A struggle for the screwdriver ensued, and Brady got to it first. He stabbed the victim repeatedly, striking her in the legs, buttocks, abdomen and left forearm, which required stitches, the affidavit says. Police found the screwdriver outside of the room under a jacket belonging to Brady.

According to the indictment, Brady had four previous felony convictions for possession of a controlled substance and a felony conviction for aggravated assault with a deadly weapon.

Related

Man jumps on car hood to prevent teen from stealing car

Published: Wednesday, May 24, 2017 @ 10:40 AM



WSOCTV

A 15-year-old boy attempted to steal a car Wednesday morning from a Marathon gas station in west Charlotte, North Carolina, according to police.

>> Read more trending news

Police said the suspect attempted to steal a car around 12:45 a.m. when the owner left it running on West Trade Street while he went inside the gas station.

The owner of the vehicle saw the car being stolen and jumped on the hood of the vehicle.

The suspect attempted to eject the victim, but crashed the car. He attempted to run from the scene.

A man at the gas station saw the victim jump on the car as the teen was stealing it. Al Deas said he was at the gas station, buying Kool-Aid, when he jumped in to help the victim hold the suspect.

"I come to get Kool-Aid, and I end up catching a carjacker," Deas said.

The suspect was not armed. No one was injured.

The suspect was charged with motor vehicle theft, but because of his age, his name will not be released.