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Utah Hate Crime Law Under Scrutiny After Tire Shop Beating

Utah Hate Crime Law Under Scrutiny After Tire Shop Beating

By Brady McCombs and Lindsay Whitehurst | Dec 6
The recent beating of a young man and his father at their Salt Lake City tire shop by an attacker who told police he targeted them because they were Mexican is renewing criticism of the state's hate crime law, which one prosecutor is calling unusable.

Border Agent Indicted for Capital Murder in 4 Texas Deaths

Border Agent Indicted for Capital Murder in 4 Texas Deaths

Dec 6
A U.S. Border Patrol agent who confessed to killing four sex workers told investigators he wanted to "clean up the streets" of his Texas border hometown, a prosecutor said while announcing that a grand jury had indicted the man for capital murder.

Gay Student, Found Injured by Train Tracks, Shoots Down Amtrak's 'Suicide Attempt' Theory

Gay Student, Found Injured by Train Tracks, Shoots Down Amtrak's 'Suicide Attempt' Theory

By Kilian Melloy | Dec 5
The openly gay student who had been aboard a train before he was found unconscious and with serious injuries next to the tracks last May has this to say to the suicide attempt theory floated by Amtrak: No way.

Teen Who Killed Parents Sentenced to 40 Years

Teen Who Killed Parents Sentenced to 40 Years

By David Sharp | Dec 5
A teenager who told authorities she "snapped" and killed her parents while struggling with gender identity and acceptance was sentenced Tuesday to 40 years in prison.

Watch: Gay Couple Allege They Were Stabbed by Attackers; Neighbors Did Nothing

Watch: Gay Couple Allege They Were Stabbed by Attackers; Neighbors Did Nothing

By Kilian Melloy | Dec 4
A gay couple living in Las Vegas was attacked and stabbed by a pair of assailants, one of the men told a local news channel — all while their neighbors looked on and didn't do so much as call for the police.

Florida Man Gets Prison for Making Secret Sex Recordings

Florida Man Gets Prison for Making Secret Sex Recordings

Dec 4
A Florida man has been sentenced to three years in federal prison for secretly recording and selling his sexual encounters with dozens of other men.

Alleged Canadian Serial Killer Won't Stand Trial Until 2020

Alleged Canadian Serial Killer Won't Stand Trial Until 2020

Dec 1
A Canadian man facing murder charges in the deaths of eight men with ties to Toronto's gay village won't stand trial until January 2020.

Prosecution: Man Killed Lover to Keep Gay Relationship A Secret

Prosecution: Man Killed Lover to Keep Gay Relationship A Secret

By Kilian Melloy | Nov 30
A Brockton, Massachusetts, man has allegedly admitted that he was in a sexual relationship with a male murder victim he's been accused of killing in a Nov. 12 shooting.

Two More Arrests in Alleged Hookup Turned Robbery, Beating

Two More Arrests in Alleged Hookup Turned Robbery, Beating

By Kilian Melloy | Nov 30
Two more men have been arrested in connection with an alleged incident in which a Florida man who says he arranged for a sexual encounter using social media was allegedly kidnapped, beaten, and robbed.

Football Players Face Life in High School Locker-Room Attack

Football Players Face Life in High School Locker-Room Attack

Nov 30
Four Maryland 15-year-olds are out on bail but face life in prison after being charged as adults with first-degree rape in a locker room attack.

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