National: Crime


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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 »


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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 »


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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 »


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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 »


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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 »


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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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Atlanta police arrest second suspect in murder of LGBTQ artist

The second and final suspect in the rape and shooting death of an LGBTQ college student in Southwest Atlanta has been arrested.    READ MORE »


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LGBTQ artist raped, killed in Southwest Atlanta home invasion

A man is charged with kidnapping, raping and shooting to death 21-year-old LGBTQ college student Te’a Denise Liger in Southwest Atlanta.    READ MORE »


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Woman shoots, kills girlfriend outside Atlanta strip club

A woman is charged with shooting and killing her girlfriend during an argument outside a popular Atlanta strip club.    READ MORE »


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Police nab alleged gunman in murder of gay Decatur man

DeKalb County police arrested the third and final suspect in the “hate-motivated” murder of 28-year-old Decatur resident Trey Peters.    READ MORE »


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Police arrest second suspect in murder of gay Decatur man

A second suspect in the June hate crime murder of Trey Peters has been arrested and DeKalb police continue searching for a third person involved in the homicide.    READ MORE »


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Police arrest suspect in murder of gay Decatur man

A suspect in the June shooting death of Trey Peters has been arrested and DeKalb police have issued warrants for a second suspect.    READ MORE »


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Warner Robins woman gets life sentence for killing girlfriend

A Middle Georgia woman pleaded guilty Monday to stabbing and killing her domestic partner in front of police – just three days after being released from jail on charges she attacked her.    READ MORE »


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DeKalb police: Murder of gay Decatur man was ‘hate-motivated’

The gay man shot and killed as he walked to a MARTA station in Decatur was harassed by two men about his sexuality one week before the tragic incident.    READ MORE »


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Friends mourn gay man murdered during robbery in Decatur

Two men yelled homophobic slurs before shooting and killing a gay man as they tried to rob him as he walked home from a MARTA station in Decatur.    READ MORE »


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Gay DeKalb teacher dies in police chase after killing boyfriend

A gay high school teacher suspected of shooting and killing a man he had been dating on Monday died hours later after crashing his car during a police chase.    READ MORE »


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Gay Atlanta couple’s home trashed, robbed by Airbnb renters

A gay couple in East Atlanta has security video of what they say is an Airbnb renter who hosted a party before robbing them of thousands of dollars of electronics, toiletries and linens.    READ MORE »


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Fulton man gets life in prison for sex with gay teen

A Fulton County man was sentenced to life in prison without parole for molesting a gay 13-year-old boy less than a year after being released from prison for a similar crime.    READ MORE »


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Car break-ins at Henry’s lead to police chase, crash

A man with an extensive criminal history is in police custody after allegedly breaking into cars at Henry’s Midtown Tavern and crashing a car after leading police on a chase.    READ MORE »


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Atlanta lesbian shot by police after allegedly killing partner

A metro Atlanta woman accused of stabbing her partner to death and shooting at police is also a person of interest in the disappearance of another partner seven years ago.    READ MORE »

 
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