Category:  Crime

Woodstock man arrested for murdering his gay business partner

Woodstock man arrested for murdering his gay business partner

The business partner of a gay Cobb County man who was stabbed to death was arrested and charged in the killing – just days after another man was convicted of the murder.    READ MORE »

Atlanta police arrest suspect in robbery of gay Midtown man

Atlanta police arrest suspect in robbery of gay Midtown man

A 46-year-old homeless man with a history of armed robberies was arrested Friday and charged with robbing and assaulting a gay man in Midtown.    READ MORE »

‘Cold-blooded killer’ convicted of murdering Cobb gay man

‘Cold-blooded killer’ convicted of murdering Cobb gay man

A judge sentenced a felon to two consecutive life sentences in prison without parole for the brutal stabbing death of gay East Cobb man Jerry Moore.    READ MORE »

Gay Atlanta man robbed, assaulted in Midtown

Gay Atlanta man robbed, assaulted in Midtown

An unidentified man is still at large after threatening to shoot a gay Atlanta man during a robbery in Midtown. The perpetrator claimed he needed money for HIV medication.    READ MORE »

Felon on trial for ‘brutal murder’ of Cobb gay man

Felon on trial for ‘brutal murder’ of Cobb gay man

The alleged killer of a gay East Cobb man went on trial last week, with prosecutors saying the motive involved greed and a failing business.    READ MORE »

Athens trans woman cleared in death of a trans rival
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Athens trans woman cleared in death of a trans rival

An Athens judge dismissed murder charges against a transgender woman who fatally shot another transgender woman, ruling that the shooting was self defense.    READ MORE »

Man leaves puppy in LA Fitness locker while he works out

Man leaves puppy in LA Fitness locker while he works out

Atlanta police cited a man for animal cruelty after gym-goers at LA Fitness at Ansley Mall heard his puppy barking – from inside the locker where he left the dog while he worked out.    READ MORE »

Ex Atlanta man arrested for falsely accusing Grindr meetup of rape

Ex Atlanta man arrested for falsely accusing Grindr meetup of rape

A former Atlanta resident is facing five years in prison after he was caught lying to police about being raped by another man he met on Grindr.    READ MORE »

Atlanta man arrested in Nashville for robbing victim using Jack’d

Atlanta man arrested in Nashville for robbing victim using Jack’d

Nashville police arrested a 28-year-old Atlanta resident for allegedly robbing a man he met on the gay cruising app Jack'd.    READ MORE »

HIV exposure charges dropped against gay former Atlanta man

HIV exposure charges dropped against gay former Atlanta man

Charges have been dropped against a gay former Atlanta man who faced years in prison after being accused of exposing a sex partner to HIV.    READ MORE »

Gay Atlanta man who stole from non-profit avoids jail time

Gay Atlanta man who stole from non-profit avoids jail time

The former executive director of a gay Atlanta non-profit pleaded guilty to embezzling more than $56,000 from the organization, but avoided jail time and is now raising money to start a new non-profit.    READ MORE »

Genderqueer person killed during argument in Northwest Atlanta

Genderqueer person killed during argument in Northwest Atlanta

Friends and family of Nino Fortson are grieving after the early Sunday morning shooting death of the gender nonconforming Atlanta resident, a member of the local ballroom scene.    READ MORE »

Man arrested for sexually assaulting male victim in restroom

Man arrested for sexually assaulting male victim in restroom

Atlanta police arrested a 54-year-old Uber Eats driver for allegedly sexually assaulting a mentally disabled man in a bathroom at the popular Southwest Atlanta restaurant where he worked.    READ MORE »

Young man raped inside popular gay-owned Atlanta restaurant

Young man raped inside popular gay-owned Atlanta restaurant

A 21-year-old man says he was sexually assaulted by another man in a restroom at a popular gay-owned restaurant in Southwest Atlanta on Sunday.    READ MORE »

Alleged killer indicted for murder of Atlanta transgender woman

Alleged killer indicted for murder of Atlanta transgender woman

The transgender woman accused of killing Atlanta trans woman Ava Le'Ray Barrin during a parking lot fight between rival groups of friends was formally indicted by a grand jury on murder charges.    READ MORE »

Man who allegedly shot gay bar patron ‘not competent’ for trial

Man who allegedly shot gay bar patron ‘not competent’ for trial

The 47-year-old felon charged with harassing and then shooting a man leaving a gay Atlanta bar – and a separate shooting weeks earlier – was declared mentally incompetent and won't face a criminal trial anytime soon.    READ MORE »

Transgender woman murdered in Macon driveway

Transgender woman murdered in Macon driveway

Candace Towns – a 30-year-old transgender woman not seen for three days – was found shot to death on Tuesday at the top of a hill in a blighted neighborhood in Macon.    READ MORE »

Gay Atlanta non-profit leader charged with stealing $56,000

Gay Atlanta non-profit leader charged with stealing $56,000

The former longtime executive director of a gay Atlanta non-profit that cares for the pets of critically ill people was arrested and faces charges that he embezzled more than $56,000 from the beloved organization.    READ MORE »

Atlanta police arrest suspect in shooting of gay bar patron

Atlanta police arrest suspect in shooting of gay bar patron

A 47-year-old convicted felon that Atlanta police called 'extremely dangerous' was arrested Thursday – just three days after he's accused of sexually harassing and then shooting a man who left a gay bar in Midtown.    READ MORE »

Man shot twice outside gay Atlanta bar in Midtown

Man shot twice outside gay Atlanta bar in Midtown

A man was shot twice outside of a Midtown gay bar Monday night after the suspect harassed him and a group of friends, panhandled for money, made sexual advances and ordered them to take off their clothes.    READ MORE »

 
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