Category:  Crime

Stolen car crashes into gay-owned print shop in Midtown

Stolen car crashes into gay-owned print shop in Midtown

The driver of a stolen car crashed the vehicle into gay-owned print shop Creative Approach, knocking down a street pole and shattering windows.    READ MORE »

Atlanta man arrested after alleged sex with teen met on dating app

Atlanta man arrested after alleged sex with teen met on dating app

A 46-year-old Atlanta man is behind bars after allegedly having sex with a 14-year-old boy in Peachtree City.    READ MORE »

Georgia soldier arrested after alleged underage Grindr sex

Georgia soldier arrested after alleged underage Grindr sex

A 21-year-old man was arrested after allegedly having sex behind a Savannah business with a minor he met on Grindr who initially claimed to be 28.    READ MORE »

Man pretended to be gay then raped Atlanta lesbian, DA says

Man pretended to be gay then raped Atlanta lesbian, DA says

A Fulton County jury convicted a man for rape after he gained his lesbian victim’s trust by claiming he was gay, then lured her to his home and attacked her.    READ MORE »

Gay film star arrested for child molestation in Dunwoody

Gay film star arrested for child molestation in Dunwoody

A metro Atlanta man who stars in gay adult films was arrrested in DeKalb County earlier this month and charged with child molestation while already facing charges for allegedly kicking in the door of an apartment while drunk.    READ MORE »

Georgia police agencies stumble in tracking anti-LGBTQ hate crimes

Georgia police agencies stumble in tracking anti-LGBTQ hate crimes

A gay couple said they were spit on and called homophobic slurs in a drive-through line at a Chick-fil-A in Buckhead, but the incident was one of several across metro Atlanta that went unreported to the FBI’s hate crime statistics program.    READ MORE »

Police: Augusta man had sex with relative, exposed him to HIV

Police: Augusta man had sex with relative, exposed him to HIV

A 36-year-old Augusta area man is accused of performing oral sex on a younger male relative while he slept and exposing him to HIV, according to the Richmond County Sheriff's Office.    READ MORE »

Atlanta stripper gets life in prison for murdering boyfriend

Atlanta stripper gets life in prison for murdering boyfriend

A former dancer at a gay Atlanta club was sentenced to life in prison for killing his boyfriend in what prosecutors called "a horrifying case."    READ MORE »

Man who robbed, threatened gay Atlanta activist arrested again

Man who robbed, threatened gay Atlanta activist arrested again

The man convicted of robbing an LGBTQ advocate at a 2017 march for transgender rights in Midtown was arrested again and now faces child molestation charges.    READ MORE »

Fulton DA seeks death penalty for LGBTQ artist’s ‘inhuman’ murder

Fulton DA seeks death penalty for LGBTQ artist’s ‘inhuman’ murder

Two metro Atlanta men with gang ties now face the death penalty for the “wantonly vile” rape and murder of an LGBTQ artist.    READ MORE »

Gay man dies while in custody at Fulton jail

Gay man dies while in custody at Fulton jail

A gay inmate at the Fulton County Jail died after being treated for an unspecified “chronic illness,” according to the county sheriff’s office.    READ MORE »

Atlanta Black Pride shooting not a hate crime, police say
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Atlanta Black Pride shooting not a hate crime, police say

A man who was beaten and shot in the back during an Atlanta Black Pride party was not targeted for his sexual orientation, according to police.    READ MORE »

1 in 5 hate crimes in Georgia motivated by anti-gay bias

1 in 5 hate crimes in Georgia motivated by anti-gay bias

Law enforcement agencies in Georgia reported nine hate crimes involving anti-gay bias last year, with six of those occurring in Atlanta, according to the FBI and Atlanta police.    READ MORE »

Atlanta boyfriends get life in prison for Molotov cocktail murders

Atlanta boyfriends get life in prison for Molotov cocktail murders

A man and his boyfriend were convicted of firebombing a house and murdering two people they believed were encroaching on their drug trade in northwest Atlanta.    READ MORE »

Gay DeKalb man, Emory employee murdered in his home
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Gay DeKalb man, Emory employee murdered in his home

A gay DeKalb County man and beloved Emory University Hospital employee was shot in the head and murdered in his dining room.    READ MORE »

Vandals repeatedly targeting home of Valdosta gay couple

Vandals repeatedly targeting home of Valdosta gay couple

Valdosta police arrested a man for allegedly stealing several mini Pride flags and a yard sign from the home of a gay couple.    READ MORE »

‘RuPaul’s Drag Race’ star Tatianna arrested during Atlanta Pride
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‘RuPaul’s Drag Race’ star Tatianna arrested during Atlanta Pride

“RuPaul’s Drag Race” star Tatianna was arrested on Sunday at Ten Atlanta after allegedly refusing to leave the popular Midtown gay bar.    READ MORE »

Police: Killers recite nursery rhyme before murdering LGBTQ artist

Police: Killers recite nursery rhyme before murdering LGBTQ artist

A suspect in the rape and shooting death of an LGBTQ college student in Southwest Atlanta made a game out of selecting who he would kill before pulling the trigger, according to police.    READ MORE »

Georgia Supreme Court upholds conviction in gay Craigslist murder

Georgia Supreme Court upholds conviction in gay Craigslist murder

The Georgia Supreme Court unanimously upheld the murder conviction and life sentence for a man who lured an Augusta doctor then strangled and beat him to death.    READ MORE »

HIV-positive man’s arrest for spitting called ‘plain and simple discrimination’

HIV-positive man’s arrest for spitting called ‘plain and simple discrimination’

A 31-year-old man in Rome, Ga., was charged with exposing police officers to HIV after allegedly spitting on them, which HIV activists said highlights why the state needs to fix its HIV laws.    READ MORE »

 
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