The judge presiding over the contentious Raymond vs Raymond child custody hearing called an emergency meeting after closing arguments today. This, according to my confidential source who was seated in the courtroom during closing arguments.

The confidential source told there were two high points in the closing from both sides in this case: Tameka wants her child support to increase by 3k monthly, she also wants her nanny pay to be reimbursed to her in the amount of 34k. She doesn’t want Usher to have over night guests while the kids are with him, and she is adamant about having him return her Sak’s Fifth Avenue credit card back to her.

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Singer Usher Raymond's family -- including his mother, grandmother and brother -- arrived in court today to show support for the 33-year-old singer. Usher is seeking full custody of his two young sons with ex-wife Tameka Foster-Raymond, who called him a "control freak."

According to my confidential source, Foster-Raymond's attorney Lisa West spoke first. In the dramatic closing argument by attorney West, she said "Why are we here? Why are we here? We are here for Usher's latest performance."

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According to a confidential source, both sides rested in the Usher Raymond vs Tameka Foster-Raymond child custody case. Closing arguments for both sides will begin tomorrow. The case will go to the judge for her her decision at the end of closing arguments.

Usher, 33, filed for full custody of his two sons with Foster-Raymond, citing her unstable mental health. Foster-Raymond testified Tuesday, accusing Usher of being a "control freak," and citing her concerns for her children's safety after a stalker was arrested outside Usher's home last month.

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  • Day 2 of the second phase of Usher Raymond and Tameka Foster-Raymond's bitter child custody hearing continues today. Foster-Raymond took the stand yesterday to give stirring testimony about Usher's controlling behavior. Foster-Raymond also said she fears Usher's deranged stalker will harm their children, according to my confidential source.

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    Less than a month after the death of her 3rd born son, Usher's ex-wife, Tameka Raymond, returned to a Georgia courtroom today to give explosive testimony about Usher's controlling behavior. Tameka's son, Kile Glover, 11, died on July 21 after being taken off of life support at a local hospital. A judge denied Usher's request to delay the child custody hearing due to the child's death.

    Tameka Raymond said the Usher's sympathy for her son was "bogus." She called the 33-year-old singer a "Control Freak" who only filed for custody of their two sons because he believed she was going to file first.

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    The Atlanta Journal Constitution reports that two women have been arrested after brazenly targeting Atlanta area police and firefighters in an alleged ID theft scheme.

    Atlanta PD spokeswoman Kim Jones told the AJC that Cintia Ximena Pedone, 30, and Dawnetta Patrice Underwood, 23, were arrested Friday and charged with multiple counts of identity theft and racketeering.

    The two women pulled off their identity theft scheme by masquerading as insurance agents for AFLAC insurance, which holds contracts with the city of Atlanta.

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    Tameka Raymond is reportedly upset with her ex-husband, singer Usher Raymond, for allegedly using her son Kile Glover's death to delay their contentious child custody hearing.

    As I told you previously, Usher only visited 11-year-old Kile Glover "once" in the 3 weeks he stayed in ICU at a local children's hospital. Kile died of traumatic brain injuries sustained in a boating accident on Lake Lanier. Family members were upset that the media continued to describe Kile as Usher's "stepson" when Usher wasn't in Kile's life after his divorce from Tameka.

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    According to a source within Tameka Foster-Raymond's camp, the grieving mom will never take her son off a ventilator "as long as there is life in him."

    Kile Glover, 11, was critically injured on July 6 when he suffered closed head trauma in a Jet Ski accident on Lake Lanier. Kile is the son of Tameka Foster and local businessman Ryan Glover. Foster is the ex-wife of singer Usher Raymond.

    "He's not dead," the source told She said Kile responds to painful stimuli but not tactile stimuli (light touching) -- and that's enough for Tameka to keep Kile on a ventilator which breathes for him.

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    Remember Brandon White, the effeminate, skinny jeans-wearing Atlanta man who was assaulted by a gang of thugs on Feb. 4? The 3 gang members who brutally beat White, and videotaped their actions, were slapped with 5-year prison sentences on Friday. Fulton County Superior Court Judge Jackson Bedford also sentenced the thugs to 5 years probation each.

    According to the AJC, a fourth suspect, Javaris Bradford, 24, who allegedly videotaped the beating, is still on the lam.

    The crime made headlines worldwide because of the media attention on anti-gay bullying. (White, 20, is an out and proud gay man.)

    But in a strange twist, several local gay activists wrote a letter to the judge asking for leniency for the 3 men.

    Project Q Atlanta published the letter which was signed by local politician, state Rep. Simone Bell, who is an out and proud lesbian. Ms. Bell asked the judge to release the convicted men on probation -- so two of them could finish high school.

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    A woman says she was raped by two male strippers at a northwest Atlanta gay strip club.

    According to Channel 2 Action news, citing a police report, the incident occurred in June in a VIP room at Swinging Richard’s gay strip club on Northside Drive.

    “We wish we would’ve got it the very next day,” APD Major Crimes Commander Darryl Tolleson told

    Tolleson told Channel 2’s Mark Winne that delays have not hurt the investigation. After a judge initially denied a court order, Tolleson said the club voluntarily gave police access to what they wanted on July 3 and Tuesday.

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    Singer Usher Raymond is so distraught over his ex-stepson Kile Glover's critical injury that he has pulled out as a presenter at tonight’s ESPY awards, the NY Post is reporting. Kile is the son of Usher's ex-wife, Tameka Raymond, and local businessman Ryan Glover.

    Kile, 11, was critically injured when he was hit by a speeding Jet Ski during an outing on Lake Lanier last weekend. Kile, and a 15-year-old female companion who was also injured, were airlifted to Egleston Children's hospital in Atlanta Friday.

    Gossip website, citing unnamed sources, reported that doctors declared Kile brain dead on Sunday.

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    Atlanta police have released surveillance video of a man they believe shot a 85-year-old woman during a home invasion Friday.

    The video shows a man prowling an apartment complex in the 1800 block of Campbellton Road in southwest Atlanta around 6:30 a.m. The gunman, wearing a white short sleeved shirt and tan slacks, is seen going from door to door until he gains entry into Evelyn Atwater's apartment.

    Police tell the Atlanta Journal Constitution that Atwater fought with her attacker who shot her once in the head before fleeing on foot.

    "We thought it was just a beating, and when they got her here to Grady [Memorial Hospital], they did a CAT scan and said, 'Your mother has a bullet in her head. She's been shot. And we were just devastated,'" daughter Wendy Atwater Truitt told Channel 2.

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    Tameka Raymond's family has released a statement asking the public to pray for 11-year-old Kile Glover, who was critically injured in a boating accident.

    "We know God's in control, and are leaning on our faith in him and his word at this most difficult time," the family said in a statement to CNN on Tuesday. "We firmly believe in the power of prayer and ask that you all continue to pray and lift Kile up, as it's the best way we can all support him now."

    The statement seems to confirm rumors that Tameka, ex-wife of singer Usher Raymond, is unwilling to remove her son from life support.

    Citing unnamed sources, gossip blog has reported that Kile's brain shows no activity, but hospital officials at Egleston Children's hospital in Atlanta have declined to release any information on the child's condition, citing HIPAA privacy regulations.

    Kile and an unidentified 15-year-old girl were injured around 3:30 p.m. Friday afternoon on Lake Lanier when a man on a personal watercraft collided into them. Two Georgia Department of Natural Resources officers witnessed the accident and rescued the girl, who suffered a broken arm and a laceration on her head.

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    Former heavyweight boxing champ recently lost his sprawling $10 million dollar mansion to foreclosure. The 54,000 sq. ft. Fayetteville, Georgia mansion sold at a loss for $7.5 million on the courthouse steps on March 6, according to

    According to his senior advisor, Holyfield was "confident that an amiable agreement" would be reached so he could stay in his home that was fit for a king. But he lost that fight. So today was moving day.

    A loyal reader snapped a pic of Holyfield's prized 1984 Corvette secured to the back of a tow truck rolling down Jonesboro road just moments ago. Meanwhile, back at the ranch, my spy spotted eight huge 18-wheelers parked on the property. Moving men were busy loading the trucks with Holyfield's worldly possessions.

    There's no word on where Holyfield is moving to.

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    On Sunday it was reported that the 11-year-old son of Usher Raymond's ex-wife, Tameka Raymond, was declared brain dead in an Atlanta hospital.

    Kile Glover and a 15-year-old female companion were struck by Jet Ski as they sat in an inner tube on Lake Lanier around 3 p.m. Friday.

    Kile was unresponsive when he was airlifted to Egleston Children's hospital. According to gossip website, diagnostic tests determined that Kile was brain dead. There has been no confirmation from Tameka or Usher's camps.

    The Atlanta Journal Constitution reports that Kile remains in critical condition as of this morning.

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