Former NBA Player Tyler Honeycutt Dies at 27

Armed, barricaded suspect may be former NBA, UCLA basketball star: report

The 27-year-old Honeycutt, who had barricaded himself inside a home in the Sherman Oaks neighborhood, apparently shot himself, his former high school coach Bort Escoto told the Los Angeles Times.

While no officers were hurt, at least one of them discharged a weapon, according to the Police Department.

When police arrived, Honeycutt allegedly shot at the officers, who shot back.

North Korea Says Talks With Pompeo Were 'Regrettable'
According to a pool report from USA reporters travelling with him, Pompeo replied: "Director Kim, I slept just fine". Both men said they needed to "clarify" certain elements of their previous discussions, but provided no detail.


Honeycutt was a UCLA basketball star, earning All-Pac-10 first team honors in 2011 as a sophomore, before being drafted by the Kings in the second round.

After the initial exchange of gunfire, the suspect barricaded himself inside his home, according to police. A SWAT crew was called to the incident and entered the residence, he said, where they found the suspect unresponsive. He declared for the National Basketball Association after his sophomore campaign, getting drafted by the NBA's Sacramento Kings. Police came to the scene after his mother called to say Honeycutt was acting erratically.

He spent a season playing for the D-League's Rio Grande Valley Vipers before moving overseas to play for the Ironi Nes Ziona team in the Israeli Super League. He spent most of his career with Khimki Moscow with which he won the 2015 EuroCup title. All morning, friends, family and fans took to social media to mourn the former Bruin.

Rescue postponed for soccer kids trapped in cave
They ventured in while the cave was dry but were caught out by a sudden deluge of rain, which flooded the system. The children urged relatives "not to worry" and asked for their favourite food once they are safely evacuated.


Rest in Peace, Tyler.

Family members identified Honeycutt on Saturday, after reports that the man had been a former basketball player for both UCLA and the NBA, according to ABC 7.

Ofcom receives 650 complaints over Love Island episode
In Casa Amor, Jack confided he "loves" Dani. "I don't expect to be best friends with her but I don't want there to be a divide". Shortly after 9pm, the official Love Island Twitter account told fans the programme had been pushed back into a later slot.


Related news:

Hot News

isis-killer-beheading-video-story-top North Korea slams US 'rapacious' demands after Pompeo talks
Jul 08, 2018 - 02:43
Pompeo left the negotiations venue to make a secure phone call to update President Donald Trump on the talks, the report said. The talks are part of a broader US initiative to persuade North Korea to give up its nuclear and ballistic missile programs.

isis-killer-beheading-video-story-top Hurricane Beryl gains strength as it heads toward islands
Jul 08, 2018 - 02:26
This forecast is very close to what we consider an average season - 12 named storms, 6.5 hurricanes and two major hurricanes. The center determined the intensity of the storm to be 45 knots, but added "there is a lot of uncertainty in this estimate".

isis-killer-beheading-video-story-top Wimbledon 2018: Muguruza, Cilic beaten as big upsets continue
Jul 08, 2018 - 02:17
Uytvanck, who is openly gay and in a relationship with fellow Belgian pro 20-year-old Greet Minnen, said , "I mean, I'm not sick". Australia's Ashleigh Barty beat Canada's Eugenie Bouchard 6-4 7-5 in a match between former Wimbledon girls champions.

isis-killer-beheading-video-story-top Steven Adams' OKC Thunder owns the most expensive roster in National Basketball Association history
Jul 08, 2018 - 02:04
Many commentators looked straight at former NY star Carmelo Anthony's $27.9 million annual salary as the solution to the crisis. The 28-year-old forward officially signed a multi-year contract to remain with the Thunder, the team announced on Friday.

isis-killer-beheading-video-story-top Lovren’s Croatia set up World Cup semi-final with England
Jul 08, 2018 - 01:47
The hosts qualified for the last eight after a dramatic penalty shoot-out victory over former world champions, Spain. Petersburg, Sochi, Kazan, Saransk, Kaliningrad, Volgograd, Rostov-on-Don, Nizhny Novgorod, Yekaterinburg and Samara.

isis-killer-beheading-video-story-top Belgium can beat 'best team' Brazil in quarterfinal clash - Romelu Lukaku
Jul 07, 2018 - 18:50
We have to defend as well as we can and then cause them pain when we have the ball. If we play well, we can create a lot of chances.

isis-killer-beheading-video-story-top Japan Flooding Forces More Than 1 Million to Flee; 2 Killed
Jul 07, 2018 - 18:40
Most of the deaths have occurred in Hiroshima prefecture, which has been hit by torrential rain since Thursday. A number of people were buried in a landslide on Friday morning and rescuers were working to dig them out.

isis-killer-beheading-video-story-top 2 at Mother Teresa's charity arrested over alleged baby sale
Jul 07, 2018 - 18:39
The couple approached the Child Welfare Committee in Ranchi complaining against the Mother Teresa-founded organisation. A woman employee and the in-charge of the home have been arrested for selling children of inmates of the shelter.

isis-killer-beheading-video-story-top Northern white rhino could be saved from extinction using embryos
Jul 07, 2018 - 18:00
The idea that assisted reproductive technology might play a role in species conservation has been around since the 1970s. Researchers have created the first-ever in-vitro rhino embryos in hopes that they can save the species from extinction.

isis-killer-beheading-video-story-top England target World Cup semis after Belgium stun Brazil
Jul 07, 2018 - 17:45
A deep-rooted respect for Uruguay was the reason Antoine Griezmann did not celebrate his goal for France that confirmed the South Americans' exit from the World Cup on Friday.

isis-killer-beheading-video-story-top Butler has ‘no intentions’ of extension with…
Jul 07, 2018 - 16:17
Butler wants to play with Kyrie Irving in the Eastern Conference and the Knicks will be the beneficiary of this situation. The Celtics have been thought to be involved in trade talks for Kawhi Leonard , who wants out from San Antonio.

isis-killer-beheading-video-story-top Marcus Smart reportedly prepared to take one-year qualifying offer
Jul 07, 2018 - 16:10
The likes of Clint Capela, Jabari Parker and Zach LaVine are all still in the same boat as the tenacious Celtics defender. The fact that only a qualifying offer is on the table is being taken as an insult by the player and his camp.

isis-killer-beheading-video-story-top Oregon Woman Calls Police on Black Representative Campaigning in Her District
Jul 07, 2018 - 15:41
A black lawmaker in OR said the police were called on her while she was out canvassing in a neighborhood in her district. While she asked if she could speak face to face with the 911 caller, Bynum was told that the woman was "not available".

isis-killer-beheading-video-story-top Search stepped up after Amesbury poisoning
Jul 07, 2018 - 15:32
Wiltshire Police initially thought the pair had fallen ill after using a contaminated batch of heroin or crack cocaine. There was also a heavy operational presence at Mr Rowley's flat, where they were both taken ill .

isis-killer-beheading-video-story-top Apple Music Passes Spotify in Total U.S. Subscriber Numbers
Jul 07, 2018 - 14:21
Apple Music's's rate of growth is also higher than Spotify's, therefore Apple is expected to widen its lead in the coming months. Sirius XM Satellite Radio, which does not offer the same on-demand music options, has over 33 million subscribers.