A deadly meningitis outbreak in Los Angeles has claimed the lives of 3 men in the gay community, the LA Times reports.
The LA County health department announced earlier this week that eight cases of invasive meningococcal disease have been diagnosed in the county so far this year
Officials said 4 of the cases were men who have sex with men. 3 of them died. The county will provide free vaccinations to those without health insurance.
A similar meningitis outbreak spread rapidly among promiscuous men who practice unsafe sex with men in NY in 2013.
THe NYPD shut down a store that was set to sell the new $250 Supreme/Nike Air Foamposite sneakers on Thursday.
Police dispersed about 300 sneaker heads (mostly blacks and Hispanics) who lined up outside Supreme New York on Lafayette Street Thursday morning. Most of them were unaware that the NYPD cancelled the sale of the colorful basketball shoes.
13-year-old Jovan “JoJo” Mangual’s name has been added to the list of known victims who were crushed under tons of mud, trees and rocks in Oso, Washington’s mudslide on March 22.
JoJo’s body was found in the mudslide and officially identified on Thursday.
JoJo’s father, Army Staff Sgt. Jose Mangual, showed up at the site every day, wading through the debris looking for his son.
“I want to be there, I want to find my son. I wouldn’t do it any other way,” he said in an interview with CNN Monday.
Mangual searched through mud that was 70 feet deep in some places. “Of the five deployments I’ve been on, nothing compares to this,” he said.
Rapper Diamond is back. The 25-year-old Atlanta native was seen strutting her stuff on the set of her music video in Brooklyn, NY today. Diamond burst onto the rap scene in 2004 as a member of Crime Mob. The group’s hits included “Knuck If You Buck” and “Rock Yo Hips”. Diamond left Crime Mob in 2007 to pursue a solo career. She has been struggling ever since.
A body found in Lilburn, GA has been identified as missing 26-year-old stripper Angela Rabotte aka Climax. Rabotte dropped her 3-year-old daughter off with a friend before attending a party in Atlanta Friday night.
She was last seen at the Steeplechase Apartments in unincorporated Norcross about 6 a.m., the Atlanta Journal-Constition reports.
A man was taken into custody in connection with the case earlier this week. Rabotte’s friends say the man was the last person to see the dancer alive.
Songbird Mariah Carey stepped out in Tribeca, NYC yesterday with a phalanx of bodyguards to keep the paparazzi at bay. 45-year-old Mariah is reportedly struggling with symptoms of menopause, such as weight gain and mood swings. Friends say Mariah’s unpredictable mood swings have practically driven hubby Nick Cannon out of their home. As a result, poor Nick is crying out for attention. He publicly embarrassed himself last week by wearing white face and dying his hair to resemble leopard spots.
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Socialite and reality star Kim Kardashian and her infant daughter North West were seen arriving on a Flight at Lax from Thailand, where she filmed episodes of her poorly-rated reality show, Keeping Up With the Kardashians.
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Rapper Future Hendrix celebrated the upcoming release of his second album Honest at Halo Nightclub in Atlanta last night.
Top Atlanta Deejays DJ Cannon, DJ Drama, DJ Sense and DJ Trauma were in attendance to show support.
Honest is scheduled for release April 22 on Rocko Da Don‘s A-1 Recordings (Epic) and Future’s own Freebandz imprint label.
30-year-old Future is expecting a baby boy with singer Ciara Harris, who is due to deliver any day now.
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