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Three Dead, One Seriously Injured in Hit-and-Run Outside Chicago Gay Bar

Three Dead, One Seriously Injured in Hit-and-Run Outside Chicago Gay Bar

By Kilian Melloy | Aug 15, 2022

Reports and social media posts say that three gay Black men were killed and a fourth seriously injured by a car that struck them as they stood outside a gay bar in Chicago.

Gay Black Students at Ole Miss 'Terrified' in Wake of Killing

Gay Black Students at Ole Miss 'Terrified' in Wake of Killing

By Kilian Melloy | Aug 15, 2022

More than a month after what prosecutors say was the July murder of out gay student Jimmie Lee and the arrest of a suspect, other gay Black students at the University of Mississippi remain "terrified" of returning to the school.

1 Dead, 17 Hurt in Crash During Fundraiser for Fire Victims

1 Dead, 17 Hurt in Crash During Fundraiser for Fire Victims

Aug 14, 2022

One person was killed and another 17 people injured when a vehicle struck a crowd gathered at a Pennsylvania bar for a fundraiser for victims of a house fire that killed 10 earlier this month.

DC Couple Attacked, Called 'Monkeypox F*****s'

DC Couple Attacked, Called 'Monkeypox F*****s'

Aug 14, 2022

A gay couple walking in NW Washington D.C. Shaw neighborhood were called "monkeypox f*****s" before being attacked by teenagers on Sunday afternoon

Troubling Questions Unresolved in Latest End to Till Case

Troubling Questions Unresolved in Latest End to Till Case

By Jay Reeves | Aug 13, 2022

By her own telling, Mississippi authorities provided Carolyn Bryant Donham with preferential treatment rather than prosecution after her encounter with Emmett Till led to the lynching of the Black teenager.

FBI Seized Top Secret Documents in Trump Estate Search

FBI Seized Top Secret Documents in Trump Estate Search

By Michael Balsamo, Zeke Miller, and Eric Tucker | Aug 13, 2022

The FBI recovered "top secret" and even more sensitive documents from former President Donald Trump's Mar-a-Lago estate in Florida, according to court papers released Friday.

Writer Salman Rushdie in 'Serious' Condition after Attack

Writer Salman Rushdie in 'Serious' Condition after Attack

By Joshua Goodman | Aug 13, 2022

Salman Rushdie, 75, was flown to a hospital and underwent surgery. His agent said the writer was on a ventilator, with a damaged liver, severed nerves in his arm and an eye he was likely to lose.

Author Salman Rushdie Attacked on Lecture Stage in New York

Author Salman Rushdie Attacked on Lecture Stage in New York

By Joshua Goodman | Aug 12, 2022

Salman Rushdie, the author whose writing led to death threats from Iran in the 1980s, was attacked Friday as he was about to give a lecture in western New York.

Watch: German Diplomat, Suspected of Murdering Husband, Arrested in Brazil

Watch: German Diplomat, Suspected of Murdering Husband, Arrested in Brazil

By Kilian Melloy | Aug 11, 2022

A German diplomat who claimed his husband took ill and fell, striking his head, has been arrested following a coroner's report that suggests a fatal beating was the cause of death.

Texas Trump Supporter Faces Hate Crime Charges After Hurling Homophobic Slurs at Neighbors

Texas Trump Supporter Faces Hate Crime Charges After Hurling Homophobic Slurs at Neighbors

Aug 9, 2022

A Texas boutique owner has been arrested and charged with hate crimes after being accused of attacking a transgender man and his boyfriend in April.

NYC Gay Man Says Stabbing in Subway Attack Was a Hate Crime

NYC Gay Man Says Stabbing in Subway Attack Was a Hate Crime

Aug 8, 2022

An NYC gay man is alleging he was targeted in a hate crime on Sunday, August 7.

Search Renewed for Remains of 4 Victims of 1973 Gay Bar Fire

Search Renewed for Remains of 4 Victims of 1973 Gay Bar Fire

By Janet McConnaughey | Aug 8, 2022

Nearly a half-century after arson killed 32 people in a New Orleans gay bar, the City Council has renewed the search for the remains of four victims, including three who were never identified.

Watch: Family Denies Beating, Blinding Gay Man

Watch: Family Denies Beating, Blinding Gay Man

By Kilian Melloy | Aug 5, 2022

A Florida family claims that they are not guilty of beating a gay man and leaving him blind, despite the alleged victim's claims.

Suspect Mistakenly Freed in Lady Gaga's Dog Theft Recaptured

Suspect Mistakenly Freed in Lady Gaga's Dog Theft Recaptured

Aug 5, 2022

A suspect mistakenly released from a Los Angeles County jail where he was being held on suspicion of shooting Lady Gaga's dog walker and stealing her French bulldogs has been recaptured.

Utah Police Investigating Attack on Gay Couple as Hate Crime

Utah Police Investigating Attack on Gay Couple as Hate Crime

Aug 4, 2022

Police said on Wednesday that an attack against a gay couple in suburban Salt Lake City is being investigated as a hate crime.

NY Man Who Sent Threats to LGBTQ Groups Gets 30 Months

NY Man Who Sent Threats to LGBTQ Groups Gets 30 Months

Aug 4, 2022

A 74-year-old retired schoolteacher from a New York City suburb was sentenced to 30 months in prison Wednesday for mailing dozens of violent threats to LGBTQ affiliated individuals, groups and businesses.

Neo-Nazi Leader Arrested in Altercation Outside Boston Drag Queen Hour

Neo-Nazi Leader Arrested in Altercation Outside Boston Drag Queen Hour

Jul 27, 2022

A leader of a neo-Nazi group was arrested on Saturday, July 23, by Boston Police following a demonstration by the group in the Jamaica Plain neighborhood.

Has Florida Man Finally Met His Match? Meet Florida Sherif

Has Florida Man Finally Met His Match? Meet Florida Sherif

By Freida Frisaro and Curt Anderson | Jul 23, 2022

The Sunshine State has become internationally notorious for the oddball miscreants who populate its police blotters and local news reports — known collectively as Florida Man. But an equally eccentric cast of hard-boiled sheriffs are making their mark.

$5K Reward for Suspect in Shooting of Lady Gaga's Dog Walker

$5K Reward for Suspect in Shooting of Lady Gaga's Dog Walker

By Stefanie Dazio | Jul 20, 2022

Federal authorities are offering a $5,000 reward for information about the man who allegedly shot Lady Gaga's dog walker last year in Hollywood and stole two of the pop star's French bulldogs.

6 Suspects Accused of Targeting Idaho Pride Event Appear in Court

6 Suspects Accused of Targeting Idaho Pride Event Appear in Court

By Nicholas K. Geranios | Jul 19, 2022

Six of the 31 members of a white supremacist group who were arrested near a northern Idaho pride event last month pleaded not guilty Monday to misdemeanor charges of conspiracy to riot.

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