carjacking

2 teenagers are in police custody charged in connection with theft of a SUV with two baby girls inside. The incident happened on Wednesday at a Clayton County gas station, south of Atlanta.

Police tracked an iPad and an iPhone stolen from the SUV to the southwest Atlanta home of Khyree Swift, 17, early Friday morning. Another teen was arrested at a different location.

Police did not release the name of Swift’s accomplice because he is only 16. He will face a judge on Monday, where he may be charged as an adult.

Police are still searching for a 3rd accomplice.

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armed robbery
 
An armed security guard interrupted a robbery in progress at a New Jersey 7-Eleven. Two men entered a 7-Eleven in Hamilton, NJ on Thursday night. One of the men hopped the counter and produced what appeared to be a handgun. The armed thug robbed the cashier at gunpoint while the other thug hopped the counter and began to empty the cash drawer.

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NeNe Leakes Mbele

In season 10, episode 9 of Bravo’s Real Housewives of Atlanta, NeNe Leakes attempts to resolve her on-going conflicts with co-stars Porsha Williams and Kim Zolciak by bringing all the cast members together for a heart-to-heart talk about their scripted issues.

Prior to the ladies’ get-together, NeNe hires Mbele, an “energy reader” (better known as a voodoo priestess), to clear the “bad energy” out of the room.

As the ladies arrive for the meeting, Mbele orders them to give up their cell phones, which only Kim refuses to do.

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Harvey Weinstein slapped

Harvey Weinstein was assaulted by a fellow diner at a Scottsdale, Arizona restaurant. Weinstein and a friend were leaving a restaurant when a man named “Steve” approached him and asked for a Selfie but was turned down, according to TMZ.

Weinstein fell from grace after dozens of women came forward to accuse him of sexual harassment.

In video obtained by TMZ, as Weinstein walked away, Steve back-hand slapped him twice, saying “Get your a– out of here. You’re a f-cking piece of sh-t!”

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Oprah

Oprah Winfrey shared photos and video on social media of the mudslides that affected her multimillion dollar Montecito, Calif. home. 15 people are dead and hundreds are still awaiting rescue in their homes in the wealthy enclave, west of downtown Los Angeles.

The mudslides swept away homes and injured dozens of residents. The damage to Oprah’s property was limited to her orange trees and a fence separating her property from her neighbor.

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Xscape

R&B group Xscape performed live at Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms‘ Inauguration Ball at Atlanta’s City Hall on Tuesday night. The group performed their hit song “Understanding” for the standing room only crowd. Bottoms, a Democrat, defeated Mary Norwood, who ran as an independent, in a very close mayoral race. Norwood conceded defeat 2 weeks ago. Bottoms, 47, is Atlanta’s 2nd female mayor.

Watch the video below.

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Freddie Jackson

The Internet is abuzz over singer Freddie Jackson‘s dramatic weight loss. A recent video uploaded to Facebook.com raised new concerns about the R&B crooner’s health status.

But in 2015, the “You Are My Lady” singer had a perfect explanation for his skeletal appearance.

In an interview with WBLS radio, Jackson, 61, dismissed rumors that he was at death’s door or he had HIV.

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Cast at Love & Hip Hop: Miami Screening in Miami

Season 1 of Mona Scott Young‘s new reality TV series Love & Hip Hop: Miami premiered on Monday, Jan. 1, on VH1. The series follows Mona’s usual reality show formula: washed up rappers, fake fights, fake women, scripted drama, drag queens, gays, etc.

The only recognizable names in the cast are former rappers Trick Daddy, Trina, old skool singer Pleasure P (of Pretty Ricky), and reality TV veteran Shay Johnson.

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Simone Smith Italia Smith

Italia Anita Maria Smith, rap icon LL Cool J‘s 26-year-old daughter, is pregnant with her first child. Her proud mom, Simone Smith, (LL’s long-suffering wife) shares a private moment with her eldest daughter, who turns 27 on Jan. 3.

“You have been my best friend. You call me… can I just tell you my daughter calls me everyday,” says Simone, fighting back tears. “It’s just been a pleasure raising you,” she continues. “And I just absolutely love you to pieces…. And you look like me too!”

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TI Christmas

T.I. Harris surprised single moms at an Atlanta area Target by paying for electronics and toys for their children.

In a video posted on his Instagram.com page, the 37-year-old rapper is seen telling single moms to join him at the checkout counter. “Thank you, T.I!” says one excited mom.

After paying for purchases, the rapper said he had to leave quickly to catch a flight. But he said the single mothers helped him spend $20,000 in 30 minutes.

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