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BOBBY BROWN SON BOBBY JR. DEAD AT 28 

Bobby Brown's son, Bobby Jr., has died at the age of 28. His death comes five years after half-sister Bobbi Kristina Brown died in an accidental drowning.

A Los Angeles Police Department spokesperson reports that authorities responded to a report of a medical emergency on Wednesday, Nov. 18. Upon arriving on the scene, they discovered a dead body, but were unable to disclose the identity of the deceased.

At this point, they do not believe there was foul play involved.

Bobby fathered Bobby Jr. with ex-girlfriend Kim Ward, whom he dated off and on for nearly 11 years.

TMZ was first to report the news.

Singer, songwriter Jeremih, hospitalized with Covid 19 

Jeremy Phillip Felton known professionally as Jeremih, Chicago-based R&B singer/songwriter, has been hospitalized due to the coronavirus, TMZ reports.

Jeremih, 33, is in the ICU on a breathing ventilator, sources confirmed to the outlet on Saturday, November 14. 

Various rappers and singers have been showing their support, via social media, for Jeremih, since the news surfaced.  

There have been no other updates on his condition, or progress at this time.  

Let's continue to keep Jeremih in our prayers, thoughts and wishes!

15 year old Quawan Charles, found dead 

15 year old Quawan ‚ÄėBobby‚Äô Charles was reported missing Friday, Oct. 30, from Baldwin, Louisiana, after his mother, Roxanne Nelson, made multiple attempts to reach him.¬†

Charles, was last seen leaving his father's home last Friday with Janet Irvin and her 17-year-old son, who are white, without Nelson’s permission. 

The family said their concerns were dismissed when they first alerted local authorities of Charles’ disappearance. When Nelson called 911 and officers from both the Baldwin Police Department and West St. Mary Sheriff’s Office responded, they said they were told Charles was probably at a football game. 

There also was no Amber Alert issued on Charles’ behalf so the family began their own investigation in hopes of finding him alive and well. Those hopes were dashed Monday, Nov. 2, when the teen was found dead in a sugarcane field off Ed Broussard Road near Loreauville.  

The family says they were told Quawan Charles drowned, but they are having an independent autopsy performed as they suspect foul play may have been involved. 

Celina Charles, the spokesperson for the family, says one reason she and other family members don't believe Quawan drowned is a graphic photo of Quawan's body circulating on social media. 

"His face is disfigured. So there's some explaining that needs to be done there," Charles said. 

Photos of the teenager‚Äôs disfigured face are eerily similar to those of the body of Emmitt Till, the 14-year-old Chicago teen who was lynched by white supremacists on August 28, 1955, for allegedly flirting with a white woman. Charles is being called the ‚ÄúEmmett Till of 2020‚ÄĚ on social media.¬†

A hashtag calling for #JusticeForQuawanCharles has gone viral on social media and, through their attorneys, the family has said they won’t stop until they get just that: justice.

Chicago Rapper King Von, Killed 

King Von, 26, whose legal name is Dayvon Bennett, from Chicago, was killed Friday during an early morning exchange of gunfire outside the Monaco Hookah Lounge in Atlanta. 

Two groups of men were arguing when the shots were fired around 3:30 a.m. Four people were wounded by gunfire, according to the Georgia Bureau of Investigation, which was investigating the shooting because officers fired their weapons. 

In addition to Von, Mark Blakely, 34, of Chicago was killed.

Timothy Leeks, 22, is in police custody while at Grady Hospital in Atlanta, where he was receiving treatment for a gunshot wound, according to the Atlanta Police Department. The Atlanta Police Homicide Unit has arrest warrants against Leeks for felony murder.

The APD's homicide investigation of Von's slaying is closed with the arrest of Leeks, the department said.

LIL WAYNE HOSPITALIZED FOR SEIZURES ... VEGAS GIG CANCELED 

8:55 PM PT -- A rep for Wayne confirms he suffered multiple seizures and his Vegas show has been canceled. We're told he's currently resting. 

Lil Wayne was hospitalized yet again this weekend for his ongoing bout with epilepsy and the seizures that come with it, TMZ has learned, and this time it might have torpedoed Sunday night's Vegas gig.  

Multiple sources tell us Wayne was hospitalized Sunday in Chicago after he was found unconscious in his hotel room at the Westin on Michigan Avenue after suffering at least one seizure. 

He was rushed to Northwestern Memorial, where we're told he suffered yet another seizure. Our sources say his team tried to have him discharged late Sunday afternoon so he could make it to his Vegas show. 

However, doctors advised against the discharge, saying he should be grounded for a few days. Wayne has suffered seizures while flying before, and the doctors felt it was too risky. He very well may still be at the hospital. 

Wayne is supposed to perform at Drais Beachclub in Vegas at midnight alongside¬†Rae SremmurdÔĽŅ, although it's unclear if he's still planning to show as of this writing.¬†¬†

Seizures have plagued Wayne for years. Just last year he had to cancel an appearance in Vegas because of his epilepsy. 

We've reached out to Wayne's camp on his condition ... so far, no word back.

At Least 13 Dead, 50 Injured After Van Plows Through Crowd in Terror Attack in Barcelona: Officials 

At least 13 people have died and 50 others injured after a van plowed into a crowd of people in a terror attack in Barcelona on Thursday, a government official said. One person has been arrested. 

Original story: 

At least one person died and 32 were injured after a van rammed into a crowd of people in a terror attack in the heart of Barcelona.

The number is ‚Äúbound to rise‚ÄĚ as some people are seriously injured, Joaquim Forn, interior councilor for Catalonia, told a news conference.¬†

Catalan police tweeted that 10 people were seriously injured. 

The attack occurred near the popular tourist area of Las Ramblas, which has been sealed off, according to a police spokesman. 

The police confirmed that the incident Thursday afternoon was a terror attack and said the force has activated its terror response protocols. 

Catalan police told everyone in the vicinity of Plaça de Catalunya to remain inside. Footage posted to social media by witnesses showed chaotic scenes and people lying in the street. 

Reuters reported that local emergency services have requested the closure of metro and train stations in the vicinity of the incident. Police told people to avoid the area. 

Catalan police tweeted that the search for the perpetrator of what they called a ‚Äúmassive trampling‚ÄĚ was continuing as of 6 p.m. local time (12 p.m. E.T.)

A witness told local media the situation was ‚Äúvery tense‚ÄĚ and that all surrounding shops were being evacuated. The witness said at least eight ambulances were at the scene. Emergency services said the area had been cordoned off and all public transportation stopped.¬†

A witness who was hiding in a shop nearby heard gunshots, according to state-run broadcaster TVE24. Another witness said he saw a van driving ‚Äúaround 80 kilometers‚ÄĚ per hour, or 50 mph. He said ‚Äúthere is no doubt it was intentional,‚ÄĚ according to TVE24.¬†

Spanish Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy tweeted: ‚ÄúIn contact with all administrations. Priority: tend to the injured in Las Ramblas and facilitate the work of security forces.‚Ä̬†

The Catalonian regional government is convening an emergency meeting to discuss the incident, its vice-president, Oriol Junqueras, said in a tweet. 

The Catalan emergency services urged people via Twitter to avoid going out or undertaking any other type of movement that is not ‚Äústrictly necessary‚ÄĚ to facilitate police operations.¬†

The US Consulate in Barcelona posted on Twitter: ‚ÄúWe are aware of a reported incident at Las Ramblas in Barcelona. Please avoid the area and monitor local police @mossos for updates.‚Ä̬†

NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg tweeted his condemnation of the attack. ‚ÄúMy thoughts are with all those affected. We stand united in the fight against terrorism,‚ÄĚ he said.

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Vehicle plows into crowd in Virginia city, several hurt: witnesses 

CHARLOTTESVILLE, vA. (Reuters) - At least one vehicle hit a crowd of people gathered in a Charlottesville, Virginia, on Saturday, hours after police broke up a clash between white nationalists and counter-protesters, according to witnesses, but it was not clear whether the incident was connected to the earlier melee. 

The accident involved three vehicles, and there were multiple injuries, Charlottesville city spokeswoman Miriam Dickler said in a text message.   

At least four injured people were spotted at the location where the vehicle struck demonstrators, including one person who was taken away on a stretcher by paramedics. Multiple ambulances were on the scene soon after the early-afternoon incident.   

Charlottesville police said in a statement on Facebook that they and Virginia State Police were at the scene of the incident in the city's downtown.   

Reporting by Brandon Shulleeta; Writing by Frank McGurty; Editing by Lisa Von Ahn

‚Ä™Protesters clash in Virginia city on eve of white nationalist rally 

(Reuters) - Hundreds of white marchers with blazing torches clashed briefly with counterprotesters on the Charlottesville campus of the University of Virginia on Friday, the eve of a rally planned by thousands of white nationalists, media said.  

The events highlight a persistent debate in the U.S. South over the display of the Confederate battle flag and other symbols of the rebel side in the Civil War, fought over the issue of slavery.  

The marchers chanted as made their way from Nameless Field through the sprawling campus to the school's Thomas Jefferson statue, where they were met by counterprotesters, an affiliate of NBC news said.

Both groups threw punches and pushed each other as police arrived to break up the clash. A chemical irritant was sprayed into the crowd, NBC29.com reported.  

At least one person was arrested and several on campus were treated for minor injuries, the Daily Progress newspaper said.  

"I am beyond disgusted by this unsanctioned and despicable display of visual intimidation on a college campus," Mayor Mike Singer said in a statement.  

The clash came the night before an estimated 2,000 to 6,000 people were to attend a Unite the Right rally to protest the removal of a statue of Confederate General Robert E. Lee from a public park on Saturday.  

Virginia Governor Terry McAuliffe has said extremist groups have threatened to try and attack rally participants, to express opposition to the statue's removal.

The National Guard is on standby, with Virginia State Police coordinating security in the city of 45,000, the governor said in a statement.  

"I want to urge my fellow Virginians, who may consider joining, either in support or opposition to the planned rally, to make alternative plans," McAuliffe said.  

The rally also aimed to protest against Charlottesville's decision to rename downtown Lee Park, now called Emancipation Park, besides the statue removal. 

Supporters call such statues racially insensitive, while opponents say Confederate symbols honor Southern heritage, and calls to remove them reflect "empty political correctness."  

Lee was a symbol for white people threatened by immigration and "ethnic cleansing," rally organizer and freelance journalist Jason Kessler said in an interview with Pennsylvania's WHLM radio on Thursday.  

City officials had planned to move the event to a larger park beyond downtown, citing safety concerns at the 1-acre (0.4 hectare) Emancipation Park.  

Kessler sued the city, and on Friday night a federal court sided with him. In a subsequent posting on social network Twitter, Kessler said the rally would be held at the downtown park.  

Mimi Arbeit, an organizer of the planned counter-protests, rejected Kessler's argument that the rally was about freedom of speech.  

"Fascism functions by using the institutions of a democracy towards its own ends," she said by telephone.  

Reporting by Ian Simpson in Washington; additional reporting by Bernie Woodall in Fort Lauderdale, Fla. and Brendan O'Brien in Milwaukee; Editing by Frank McGurty and Clarence Fernandez