Theodore Moore, 48, was shot and killed during a home invasion on Sept. 25, DeKalb County police say. Burglars forced their way into the home and locked Moore's husband in a closet when Moore returned from w...
Atlanta police ask for public’s help in finding armed robbers of lesbian-owned Delia’s Chicken Sausage
Atlanta police and Crime Stoppers are asking for the public’s help in finding two armed men who robbed lesbian-owned Delia’s Chicken Sausage restaurant on Moreland Avenue in East Atlanta last month. The robb...
David Sanchez, 46, of Gainesville, Ga., died Thursday at Northeast Georgia Medical Center from injuries sustained in a robbery.
Sanchez, who was openly gay according to his friend Greg Bautista, was shot while outside Victory Processing plant on Memorial Park Drive in Gainesville. The Gainesville Times reports the Hall County Sheriff's Department said that Sanchez was with a woman when they were forced out of their car and then multiple shots were fired.
Three gay men, including one from Atlanta, who were robbed and beaten earlier this month in St. Lucia want police to arrest and prosecute their assailants. Others associated with the east Caribbean island, however, are concerned news of the attack will harm the island’s reputation and the tourism dollars it needs to survive.
The St. Lucia government issued an apology to Michael Baker of Atlanta, his boyfriend Nick Smith of South Carolina, and Todd Wiggins, who was living in St. Lucia with his partner at the time of the attack. Wiggins, formerly of Atlanta, and his partner, Tom Richman, are currently staying with relatives in South Georgia.
“St. Lucia does not condone such acts of violence [that] appeared to be perpetrated by individuals whose views do not reflect sentiments of the majority of law-abiding citizens,” the St. Lucia government said in a statement, according to a March 14 article in the Jamaica Observer.
Two men robbed at gunpoint in front of the Flying Biscuit at Piedmont Avenue and 10th Street on Wednesday in the heart of what’s known as the gayborhood led to the arrests of three men suspected in a rash of robberies in Virginia Highland and Midtown.