VH1 Star Dead Alongside Detroit Rapper Husband In Murder-Suicide
“Hit the Floor” star Stephanie Moseley is dead after her rapper husband, who is a member of Floyd Mayweather’s Money Team shot her and then killed himself, TMZ has learned.
TMZ says residents at a swanky L.A. apartment complex near The Grove heard shots ring out early Monday morning. The SWAT team raced to the scene and knocked down the door of an apartment and found 2 people shot to death.
The Detroit rapper Earl Hayes, who was once signed to Mayweather’s record label, often partied with Floyd. Moseley has been a backup dancer with numerous singers, including Chris Brown and Britney Spears.
Residents heard a woman screaming in the apartment before shots rang out.
Sources connected with Moseley and Hayes tell TMZ, he had accused her of infidelity with a famous singer.
Chief Craig calling for Tasers after Detroit officer injured on the job
Detroit Police Chief James Craig has revived talks about Tasers in the police department after a rookie officer was hurt when a razor-wielding woman attacked him this weekend.
Angel Birch, 33, of Detroit has been charged with several various counts of assault and resisting police. She was arraigned on those charges Monday morning. Prosecutors say the officer was cut in the face multiples times with a razor blade Saturday morning in the 19300 block of Santa Rosa on Detroit’s west side. The officer had been dispatched to the home to investigate a suspicious person.
Craig used examples of how often Tasers are used effectively. A study, for example, cites more than 70 percent reduction in officer injuries. Another recent example is of the Amtrak stabbing suspect. The suspect, accused of hurting four people in Niles, Michigan Friday night, was subdued by a Taser.
Chief Craig pointed out Taser usage protects other people, too, including the suspect.
The Warren Police Department got Tasers in 2006 and stopped using them in 2012 after two deaths. The department says it couldn’t get a guarantee from the makers that the Tasers would be safe after five years. If the Detroit Police Department decides to get Tasers, it will have to go through a series of steps, such as acquiring the funding. Also to be decided is if every officer would be equipped with a Taser, or if they would be signed in and out on a case-by-case basis.
A Taser costs about $1,500 and comes with a camera inside. Other cheaper models without cameras are available. The Detroit Police Department is also considering equipping officers with cameras on their uniforms.
Detroit water shutoff protesters face charges
They stood in the way of water shutoffs in the city of Detroit last July. On Monday they were standing in front of a judge, while a crowd voicing their support, stood outside.More than 20 people demonstrated in front of 36th District Court Monday afternoon.
Inside, the Homrich Nine faced a judge. According to reports, the activists are facing disorderly conduct charges for blocking Homrich service vehicles back in July that they say were going to shut off water to thousands of Detroiters for non-payment.
The Homrich protesters said their actions were legally justified because the water shutoffs led to a human rights and health crisis.
Even bankruptcy judge Stephen Rhodes said the shutoffs represented an irreparable harm to Detroiters. The Detroit Water Department launched an aggressive water shutoff campaign last spring to recoup millions of dollars of unpaid bills. The effort made international headlines and drew widespread condemnation. As for the activists they could spend 90 days in jail if convicted of disorderly conduct.
They could go to trial in February.
Written by LBeasley (Lauren Beasley), Digital Producer of The Morning Heat and Sports Editor of Radio One Detroit
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