The tragic accident that resulted in the falling death of one woman and the serious injury of a second woman late last month, has sparked several lawsuits against the midtown Atlanta hotel involved.
[READ: Atlanta Model Dies, Friend Injured After Fall From W Hotel Window]
Two lawsuits were filed last week, one by Maurice Threatt (father of the deceased model) on behalf of his daughter’s estate; the second by Gloria Williams, mother of Ciara Williams, 25, the friend who was seriously injured in the fall.
A third lawsuit was filed this week on behalf of Threatt’s 14 year old daughter, signaling a bit of dissension within the deceased model’s family… Continue Reading…
Meet 27 year old Rene Chantel Frank.
Frank, a former math teacher at Charles Drew High School in Riverdale, Georgia, posed for the above mugshot after admitting to having a sexual relationship with one of her students.
But wait. Here’s the clincher… police say Frank, who happens to be pregnant with twins, told them that one of her 17 year old students is the father of her unborn babies…. Continue Reading…
Meet 21 year old Kajul Harvey and her 20 year old abusive boyfriend Latoris Grovner.
This lovely pair of lovebirds were arrested in an Atlanta suburb after Harvey’s mother, 59 year old Alena Marble was found dead in the trunk of an abandoned car.
It’s being reported that Marble and her daughter, who shared a home, had a very volatile relationship but it was her daughter’s abusive boyfriend who is said to have killed the mother of two at her daughters request… Continue Reading…
The “original gangsta” turnt actor Ice T and his lovely wife CoCo joined Aiko Importers to officially launch the his “OG” brand of XO Brandy on Memorial Weekend in Atlanta, GA (May 28, 2011).
Ice T and CoCo began the OG XO launch activities signing autographs and bottles of OG XO for patrons at multiple package stores around the Atlanta area.
Fans of the former gangsta rapper, who has voiced his disdain several times for Atlanta rapper Soulja Boy, received signed OG XO merchandise and may brought their own memorabilia.
One fan even brought his copy of Ice T’s POWER album, that featured his ex-wifey/baby mama Darlene on the cover.
CoCo merely smiled and looked away while Ice T graciously obliged… signing each and every album, poster, cd that was presented.
Following their meet & greet with fans, the couple also hosted an OG XO tasting soiree at One Midtown Plaza.
More photos below: Continue Reading…
The city of Atlanta is reeling after a bizarre accident that took two vibrant young lives.
LaShawna Threatt, 30, an aspiring model, plunged to her death early Saturday morning and her close friend Ciara Williams, 25, clings to life in intensive care after a freak accident over the Memorial Day weekend.
The bizarre accident occurred during the early morning hours of Saturday (May 28), as both Threatt and Williams fell through a 10th floor window at the W Hotel in midtown Atlanta.
Witnesses at the swanky hotel told officers that Threatt and Williams crashed through the window at around 3:15 a.m.
Reportedly the two were “play fighting” and pressed up against a window, the glass suddenly gave way and the window broke as friends at the gathering watched in horror. Continue Reading…
An elderly woman suspected in a slew of robberies was shot dead today by Atlanta Police Officers.
58 year old Roxanne Taylor, of Martin Luther King Jr. Drive in Atlanta, was spotted in the drive-through of Wendy’s on Piedmont Road by someone who noticed that she matched the APD’s description of the “Grandma Bandit” who has robbed at least four metro area drugstores in the past two weeks.
Atlanta police arrived and attempted to stop the woman after she left the drive-through in a gold Jeep Liberty. The woman fled, leading police on a high-speed chase northbound on I85 northbound and causing a minor traffic accident after exiting at North Druid Hills Road.
According to the AJC, officers involved in the chase say they heard a gunshot, so they returned fire, hitting the elderly Taylor multiple times. Neither of the officers was injured.