Category:  Crime

Gay Atlanta man guilty of fraud, embezzling $520,000

Gay Atlanta man guilty of fraud, embezzling $520,000

A gay Atlanta man who once pleaded guilty to child cruelty after sex with an underage teen is headed to federal prison for posing as a real estate investor and embezzling funds from four apartment complexes.    READ MORE »

Woman pleads guilty to killing Lateasha Shuntel

Woman pleads guilty to killing Lateasha Shuntel

The woman charged with administering a silicone injection that killed popular Atlanta transgender performer Lateasha Shuntel pleaded guilty to eight felonies related to her death and injections to other people.    READ MORE »

Gay Athens man attacked, called anti-gay slur

Gay Athens man attacked, called anti-gay slur

A 24-year-old North Georgia man was arrested after police say he yelled a slur at a gay man walking in downtown Athens and then physically attacked him.    READ MORE »

LGBT Atlanta mourns slain transgender performer

LGBT Atlanta mourns slain transgender performer

LGBT Atlanta is memorializing Chyna Gibson and raising funds to help the family of the popular transgender performer who was murdered Saturday as she celebrated Mardi Gras in New Orleans.    READ MORE »

Atlanta cop accused of beating gay bar patron

Atlanta cop accused of beating gay bar patron

A 25-year-old man says an Atlanta police officer beat him and knocked him unconscious during a struggle outside a Midtown gay bar after the man was asked to leave the venue.    READ MORE »

Atlanta drag queen, promoter arrested on drug charges

Atlanta drag queen, promoter arrested on drug charges

A popular Atlanta drag performer was arrested on drug possession charges and a gay nightlife promoter on drug trafficking charges when police stopped their car for a malfunctioning tag light.    READ MORE »

Midtown car vandalized with anti-LGBT graffiti

Midtown car vandalized with anti-LGBT graffiti

Four teen vandals defaced a car parked in Midtown with anti-LGBT and racist slurs, prompting Atlanta's new police to speak out against the hate-filled screeds.    READ MORE »

Drag-clad thieves targeting Atlanta mailboxes

Drag-clad thieves targeting Atlanta mailboxes

Atlanta loves its camp drag. So do thieves, who are pulling on wigs, scarves and flats to pillage apartment mailboxes across the region to steal your personal information and feed it to identity thieves.    READ MORE »

Police: Killer shot boyfriend in Midtown condo

Police: Killer shot boyfriend in Midtown condo

A dancer at a gay Atlanta club is accused of shooting his boyfriend twice in the head and killing him as he slept on a couch in the Midtown condo they shared.    READ MORE »

Gay Atlanta man arrested for choking boyfriend – again

Gay Atlanta man arrested for choking boyfriend – again

A gay Atlanta man and adult film performer – on probation for beating and choking his boyfriend – was arrested for beating the man again just a year after the first attack left his victim unconscious.    READ MORE »

Atlanta stripper charged with murdering roommate

Atlanta stripper charged with murdering roommate

A gay Atlanta stripper suspected of shooting and killing his roommate before fleeing to Alabama was extradited to Georgia and now faces murder charges in the Midtown homicide.    READ MORE »

Gwinnett school vandalized with anti-gay graffiti

Gwinnett school vandalized with anti-gay graffiti

Vandals struck a Gwinnett high school Tuesday, littering buildings, sidewalks and a sign with anti-gay, racist and anti-Semitic graffiti while expressing support for President-elect Donald Trump.    READ MORE »

Gay Atlanta man suspected of murdering family, friend

Gay Atlanta man suspected of murdering family, friend

A 27-year-old gay Atlanta man and Navy veteran is suspected of killing his mother and young sister before taking his own life in a murder-suicide in Gwinnett, just a short time after he may have gunned down a third victim in Atlanta.    READ MORE »

Gay Atlanta stripper a suspect in man’s murder

Gay Atlanta stripper a suspect in man’s murder

A dancer at a gay Atlanta strip club is suspected of shooting and killing a senior Comcast executive in his upscale high-rise condo in Midtown early last month.    READ MORE »

Gwinnett cop jailed after underage Grindr sex

Gwinnett cop jailed after underage Grindr sex

A Gwinnett County sheriff's deputy was arrested at his home on Wednesday on charges that the 31-year-old law enforcement officer had sex with a 13-year-old he met on Grindr.    READ MORE »

Man found guilty of murdering gay Atlanta activist

Man found guilty of murdering gay Atlanta activist

A man accused of raping, stabbing and choking to death a metro Atlanta LGBT activist was found guilty on all 12 charges Monday by a DeKalb County jury.    READ MORE »

Accused killer on trial for murder of LGBT activist

Accused killer on trial for murder of LGBT activist

The wife of a metro Atlanta LGBT activist delivered emotional testimony on Wednesday about discovering her wife's murder during the trial of the man accused of raping, stabbing and choking her to death.    READ MORE »

Execution set for Atlanta man who shot gay cop

Execution set for Atlanta man who shot gay cop

The man who murdered an Atlanta police officer and gravely wounded his lesbian partner faces execution later this month, some 19 years after the shooting unfolded during a domestic dispute in Buckhead.    READ MORE »

Suspected Grindr killer captured in metro Atlanta

Suspected Grindr killer captured in metro Atlanta

Police and the FBI captured a suspect in the murder of a gay Atlanta man on Wednesday, nearly three weeks after authorities say he and two accomplices lured their victim to his death using Grindr.    READ MORE »

Police: Killers lured gay Atlanta man with Grindr

Police: Killers lured gay Atlanta man with Grindr

The three men charged with killing a metro Atlanta gay man lured him to a trailer park using Grindr before beating him, stabbing him and leaving his body under an abandoned house.    READ MORE »

 
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