Gucci Mane Denied Bond

Troubled rap artist Gucci Mane was granted a $75,000 bond by a Fulton County judge after spending 2 weeks in jail for assaulting a military veteran, the Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports.

The rapper, real name Radric Davis, 33, was arrested late last month and charged with aggravated assault. The unidentified soldier told authorities that Davis hit him over the head with a champagne bottle at an Atlanta nightclub after he requested a photo with the rap star. Davis is still being held in the Fulton County jail on unrelated DeKalb County charges.

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Beverly Hall

The arrest (and eventual conviction) of 35 educators continues a shameful legacy in the Atlanta Public School System cheating scandal.

The Atlanta Journal-Consitution reports that 35 teachers, testing coordinators and school administrators were given until midnight Tuesday to turn themselves in after being indicted in one of the biggest school cheating scandals in modern history. Only four of the 35 educators had not turned themselves in by the deadline.

The biggest fish -- former Atlanta school superintendent Beverly Hall -- turned herself in at the Fulton County jail just after 7:30 p.m. Tuesday. She was surrounded by her counsel who whisked her past the mob of shouting reporters. Hall, 66, wore her Sunday finest, adorned with pearl necklace and matching earrings. She was fingerprinted and sat for a classy mugshot before posting a $200,000 bond. Her bond was originally set at $7.5 million. “I don’t think there was really any serious entertainment of that,” her attorney, David J. Bailey, told the AJC.

After the break is a roll call of some of the former educators who took the walk of shame into the Fulton County jail yesterday.

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Chamique Holdsclaw indicted

On Wednesday a Fulton County grand jury indicted former WNBA star Chamique Holdsclaw on 6 charges including aggravated assault for the November attack on her ex-girlfriend, Jennifer Lacy. Holdsclaw faces 65 years in prison if she is found guilty on all the charges.

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car with 3 bodies towed from Flat Shoals exit ramp

Two of the three people found dead in a car alongside the highway in South Fulton County have been identified as a man and a woman from Montgomery, Alabama.

A Union City patrol officer doing routine patrol found the car parked near the I-85 northbound Flat Shoals exit ramp just south of Atlanta Hartsfield airport, according to Gloria Hodgson, a spokeswoman for the Union City Police Department.

The officer saw the bodies of 2 deceased males in the back seat of the car. He later looked in the trunk and found the body of a female.

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Nicole Derick Jones and Andruw Jones

Former Atlanta Braves star Andruw Jones was arrested in Atlanta early Christmas morning and charged with domestic battery, according to jail records obtained by The Atlanta Journal-Constitution.

The AJC reports that police responded to a domestic dispute call at the home of Jones and his wife, Nicole Derick-Jones, in Duluth, a suburb north of Atlanta.

Jones, 35, was booked into the jail around 3:45 a.m. and released on $2,400 bond by 11 a.m. Tuesday.

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Straightfromthea.com reports that Judge Bensonetta Tipton-Lane, who presided over the contentious Raymond vs Raymond child custody case, has stepped down.

In a controversial ruling in September, Judge Tipton-Lane awarded Usher Raymond full custody of his two boys, ages 4 and 5. Prior to the judge's ruling, Raymond shared custody of the boys with his ex-wife, Tameka Foster-Raymond.

Following the ruling, Foster-Raymond’s attorney, Lisa West, filed a Motion for Recusal, accusing Tipton-Lane of bias in light of Judge Lane’s close ties with Usher Raymond’s attorney, John Mayoue, who contributed to Judge Lane’s reelection campaign.

Sandrarose.com was the first blog to bring you the news of Judge Lane's ties to Usher's attorney.

After the break, watch a CBS News investigative report into the FBI probe of the Raymond vs Raymond decision, courrtesy of Hiphopenquirer.com.

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Frank Ski big announcement V-103 morning show co-host Frank Ski announced his decision to end his long-running term as co-host of the V-103 morning show Thursday.

"I am not leaving Atlanta. This is my home," said Ski after telling radio listeners he would be back on the air.

"This is not a goodbye, but instead, a to be continued very soon," Ski said before airing one last Inspirational vitamin.

UPDATE: Ski's co-host, Wanda Smith, broke down and cried after announcing her decision to leave the Frank & Wanda Morning Show. Through her tears, Wanda thanked her supportive husband and reminisced about the day 14 years ago when V-103's former PG, Tony Brown, plucked her from obscurity to join Frank Ski in the mornings.

Sources tell Sandrarose.com V-103 afternoon host Ryan Cameron will move to the morning show. His slot will be filled by former 106 & Park host Big Tigger.

LISTEN to Frank Ski's big announcement

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    Sasha Ray and Tyasia Jackson

    13-year-old Tyasia Jackson will be tried as an adult in the stabbing death of her 2-year-old half sister. The teen made her first court appearance on Tuesday.

    Sasha Ray was found in the back yard of her family's condo by her parents who left her and her siblings in Tyasia's care on Monday.

    The toddler's father, Shelton Ray, told Channel 2 Action News that his stepdaughter confessed to stabbing his youngest daughter in a phone call from jail around 11 p.m. Monday.

    According to a report in London's Daily Mail, Tyasia was caught with a boy inside the house while her parents were running errands.

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    13-year-old charged with killing stepsister

    The DeKalb teenager who stabbed her 2-year-old stepsister 7 times will be tried as an adult, The Atlanta Journal Constitution reports.

    DeKalb police have charged the 13-year-old girl with the murder of her 2-year-old half sister, Sasha Ray.

    “The girl had multiple stab wounds,” said DeKalb County police spokeswoman Mekka Parrish, who told reporters the teen would be charged as an adult. “The 13-year-old was angry about something,” Parrish said.

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    Chamblee carjack suspect

    Chamblee police are asking the public's help to identify a man who carjacked a woman on November 9. The man robbed the woman at gunpoint near the mail center inside the Chatsworth Apartment complex in Chamblee, a small town just north of Atlanta.

    The Atlanta Journal Constitution reports that the man stole the woman's ATM card and attempted to use the card 15 times at the same ATM machine.

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