Category: True Crime

Karen King arrest update: Embattled LHHATL star defends herself with new public statements

This week's Karen King arrest update is a busy one, as the Love and Hip Hop Atlanta star has been active on social media following her booking on three charges last week. The trio of charges for which Karen was arrested all stem from a 2015 shoplifting charge, before which she allegedly committed forgery and identity theft. Read on for the full story, plus Karen's chin-up response!

VIDEO LHHATL Karen King’s ex spills tea on six-figure robbery, drug running

Lyndon Baines Smith, Karen King's ex and the victim of the beating and kidnapping for which she and her sons Sas and Scrapp DeLeon were arrested in 2012, has spoken at length about he and Karen's relationship for the first time. In a wide-reaching interview with James Camper, Smith discusses he and Karen's history, the family they started together, and the series of events that brought their love to a violent end.

VIDEO Love and Hip Hop Atlanta’s Karen King doubles down on criminal past, says she’d do it all over

We're about quarter of the way through Season 5, but many viewers are still asking themselves: Who is Karen King from Love and Hip Hop Atlanta? The intriguing new cast member made quite an entrance earlier this year, thanks to our article on her criminal record–which features an appearance on America's Most Wanted for allegedly beating an ex-lover and leaving him for dead in the trunk of a car.

CONFIRMED LHHATL’s Tommie admits alias Latisha Jefferson, discusses extensive criminal history

The LHHATL Tommie criminal record story is true–and the source confirming it is none other than Tommie herself! After our Tommie mug shot extravaganza went viral last week, VH1 sat the newest Love and Hip Hop Atlanta cast member down for an interview–one in which she acknowledged that "Tommie" is a stage name, and that the alias attributed to her criminal past is her real name.

MUG SHOT When is Scrapp from LHHATL getting out of prison?

When is Scrapp from LHHATL getting out of prison? The 28-year-old hasn't featured too prominently on Love & Hip Hop Atlanta's fifth season, largely because he was imprisoned for part of the show's filming schedule. We previously reported on the drug trafficking charges for which Scrapp was sentenced; now, we know when to expect Scrapp–real name Will Cortez Robinson–to be released.

LHHATL Tia Becca alleged mug shot and criminal history

Another day, another set of rumors about a new Love & Hip Hop Atlanta cast member! Before the dust could even settle on news of the alleged criminal history of LHHATL's Tommie came a second report, this one leveling some pretty strong allegations against Tia Becca, and complete with a Tia Becca mug shot. But is there any truth to the claims? Read on for the latest!

LHHATL Karen King & sons’ assault victim blasts the show, promises secrets to come

News of the 2012 Karen King assault has captivated Love & Hip Hop fans since Season 5 premiered. Now, the victim of that assault has spoken up, and he does not have kind words for Karen King, sons Sas and Scrapp, or the entire Love & Hip Hop franchise. Read on to see what Lyndon Baines Smith said about the people who put him in the hospital back in 2012–and to find out which member of the LHHATL cast supports him!

LHHATL Tommie alias Atasha Jefferson arrest records and mugshots

Earlier this week, Love & Hip Hop Atlanta fans were surprised by a report which appeared to detail a secret identity for Tommie, one of several new additions to the show's cast. According to that report–none of which can be confirmed–Tommie is an alias for a woman with an extensive criminal record and alleged ties to a rumored forgery ring run by Karen "KK" King, another new LHHATL cast member. Read on to see the extent of the initial allegations, and to check out the extent of Atasha Jefferson arrest records, which include over a dozen crimes and outstanding warrants in three different states.

Father catfishes daughter into sending nude photos online

A New York man is in custody and faces up to 250 years in prison after being caught catfishing his own daughter into sending him a series of nude photos. The daughter, whose name has been withheld in order to protect her privacy, had been led to believe she was communicating with a teenaged boy. The father is facing a series of child pornography charges–keep reading for all the details.

Bobbi Kristina’s death caused by drug intoxication and water immersion; Nick Gordon ‘glad’ over findings

The Fulton County Medical Examiner ruled that Bobbi Kristina's death was caused by a combination of "drug intoxication and water immersion," according to her official autopsy. The official cause of Bobbi Kristina's death has been a source of great controversy since a judge sealed the coroner's records last autumn, pending a criminal investigation into any involvement that Bobbi Kristina's then-boyfriend, Nick Gordon, may have had in her death.

Billion Dollar Wreck: Martin Bayerle manslaughter charges explained

In the latest Billion Dollar Wreck update, we take a closer look at the Martin Bayerle manslaughter charges stemming from his 1991 arrest on murder charges. The case involved Bayerle; his then-wife Susan; and Susan's lover Stefano Robotti, who Martin Bayerle shot while trying, as Martin put it, to protect his family. Read on for more about what happened between the three, and why a jury convicted on the Martin Bayerle manslaughter charges, rather than murder.