Delta Air Lines flight to Atlanta is forced to turn around after 2 passengers refused to wear masks

Delta Air Lines flight from Detroit to Atlanta is forced to turn around after two passengers refused to wear masks and ‘were non-compliant with crew instructions’ Flight 1227 was forced to return to the gate at Detroit Metro Airport on July 23 A Delta Air Lines spokesperson said that the two passengers ‘were non-comliant with … Read more Delta Air Lines flight to Atlanta is forced to turn around after 2 passengers refused to wear masks

Civil rights icon John Lewis mourned at Atlanta funeral

Former President George W. Bush told mourners at John Lewis’ funeral that Americans live in a ‘better and nobler country today’ because of the civil rights icon, while Bill Clinton urged the US to follow in his footsteps.  Politicians, dignitaries and other mourners filed into the Ebenezer Baptist Church in Atlanta on Thursday to honor the … Read more Civil rights icon John Lewis mourned at Atlanta funeral

Atlanta rapper Lil Marlo, 30, is shot dead in ‘targeted’ attack on downtown highway

Rapper Lil Marlo has died at the age of 30 after he was fatally shot as he was driving in Atlanta over the weekend in what cops believe was targeted attack. The rapper, who signed with Quality Control Music in 2017 and was close friends with rappers Lil Baby and Lil Yachty, was shot as he … Read more Atlanta rapper Lil Marlo, 30, is shot dead in ‘targeted’ attack on downtown highway

Rayshard Brooks to be laid to rest in Atlanta 11 days after he was shot dead by police

Scores of mourners, some dressed all in white or in Black Lives Matter shirts, filed into the historic Atlanta church once led by Reverend Martin Luther King Jr. on Tuesday for the funeral service of Rayshard Brooks, the black man whose killing by a white police officer at a fast-food drive-thru has stoked protests across … Read more Rayshard Brooks to be laid to rest in Atlanta 11 days after he was shot dead by police

Atlanta cop charged with assault in fatal shooting of Rayshard Brooks calls his death ‘tragic’

The white Atlanta police officer who was charged with assault during the fatal shooting of Rayshard Brooks in a Wendy’s parking lot on Friday night said the 27-year-old black man was ‘friendly and respectful’ and his death was ‘tragic.’ Officer Devin Brosnan on Thursday denied allegations by Atlanta prosecutors who say that Officer Garrett Rolfe … Read more Atlanta cop charged with assault in fatal shooting of Rayshard Brooks calls his death ‘tragic’

2 Chainz faces $10m legal showdown with Pablo Escobar’s family over name of his Atlanta restaurants

2 Chainz faces $10m legal showdown with Pablo Escobar’s family over name of his Atlanta-based restaurants Escobar Restaurant and Tapas and related merchandising efforts 2 Chainz runs two Atlanta restaurants called Escobar Restaurant and Tapas  Escobar Inc. represents relatives of the late drug lord  They say rapper, 40, didn’t have permission to the family name  … Read more 2 Chainz faces $10m legal showdown with Pablo Escobar’s family over name of his Atlanta restaurants

Rayshard Brooks death: Atlanta officers are charged

The officer who shot dead Rayshard Brooks has been charged on 11 counts including felony murder, a charge that carries a possible sentence of life without parole or the death penalty. The charges were announced at a press conference held by Fulton County District Attorney Paul Howard. Former cop Garret Rolfe, 27, has also been … Read more Rayshard Brooks death: Atlanta officers are charged

Coronavirus: 80% Atlanta patients were black, studies show

Black coronavirus patients in Atlanta were six times more likely to be hospitalized than white patients, new CDC data shows Researchers looked at more than 500 coronavirus patients at six hospital and associated outpatient clinics in Atlanta Nearly 80% of hospitalized patients were black, making them six times more likely to need hospitalization than white patients … Read more Coronavirus: 80% Atlanta patients were black, studies show

Eva Marcille announces she is leaving The Real Housewives Of Atlanta after three seasons:

Eva Marcille is leaving The Real Housewives Of Atlanta after three seasons. The 35-year-old star made the announcement about her exit from the Bravo reality show during an interview on the Rickey Smiley Morning Show on Tuesday. She said: ‘I appreciate the bond of friendship that I’ve made with my castmates and strong personal relationships … Read more Eva Marcille announces she is leaving The Real Housewives Of Atlanta after three seasons:

Police seek masked woman suspected of burning Wendy’s in Atlanta amid Rayshard Brooks protests

Video footage appears to show a masked white woman setting fire to a Wendy’s restaurant near where a black man was shot dead by police, as authorities offer a $10,000 reward for information leading to the arrest of arsonists.  The fast-food outlet was torched late on Saturday during demonstrations that erupted over the killing of 27-year-old … Read more Police seek masked woman suspected of burning Wendy’s in Atlanta amid Rayshard Brooks protests