News :: Crime

UK Man Threatened with Cattle Prod, Robbed in Grindr Date

CRIME | By Jason St. Amand | Oct 23
A gay London man says a date he met on the hookup Grindr robbed him after the date's accomplice threatened him with a cattle prod last month.

Natl Day of Action to End Violence Against Women With HIV

CRIME | By Winnie McCroy | Oct 23
October 23 is the first-ever national day of action to end violence against women with HIV and across the country, the Positive Women's Network has planned rallies, ruckus-raisings and social media actions.

Audio Surfaces of Potty-Mouthed Bristol Palin's Account of Drunken Brawl

CRIME | By Bobby McGuire | Oct 22
An audio account of the Palin family drunken brawls shows that daughter Bristol is more comfortable with the "f-bomb" than the paso doble.

Convicted Murderer Sues State Over Prison Porn Ban

CRIME | By Pat Eaton-Robb | Oct 21
A convicted murderer sentenced to more than a half-century behind bars is suing the state of Connecticut, saying its ban on pornography in prison violates his constitutional rights.

Alleged 'Fake Cop' Sex Assailant On Trial in SF

CRIME | By Seth Hemmelgarn | Oct 21
A San Francisco man who's accused of pretending to be a cop and forcing other men to engage in sexual acts with him faced testimony in recent days from most of his seven alleged victims.

Marine Accused in Philippine Trans Killing Tests US Ties

CRIME | By Jim Gomez | Oct 19
A U.S. Marine authorities suspect in the brutal slaying of a transwoman at a cheap hotel more than a week ago is testing the good will between countries.

Man Jailed For Threatening Gay Bar Patrons With Bat

CRIME | By Jason St. Amand | Oct 17
A Michigan man was slapped with a jail sentence Thursday for using a baseball bat to threaten patrons at a gay bar in April.

Ky. Police Arrest 'Ex-Gay Warlock' for Allegedly Raping Teen Boy

CRIME | By Jason St. Amand | Oct 16
Kentucky police arrested a Sunday school teacher and self-proclaimed warlock Monday, who confessed to sexually abusing one of his 16-year-old male students.

Only in Florida: Teen Arrested for Masturbating With Stuffed Animal at Walmart

CRIME | By Jason St. Amand | Oct 15
A Florida teen was arrested Tuesday after getting down and dirty with a stuffed animal inside of a Wal-Mart.

LGBT Activists Rally in Brooklyn After Attack on Trans Woman

CRIME | By EDGE | Oct 15
A rally was held in Brooklyn Tuesday night in response to the attack on a transgender woman by a group of men Sunday night.