A New Mexico woman has been arrested for allegedly physically and sexually abusing her 17-year-old daughter for being gay. Local officials have enhanced the charges because they say the incident qualifies as a hate crime. KVIA 7 reports.
Victims of recent attacks and members of the LGBT community working for more security in Oak Lawn were fuming this week over the way police handled the arrests of two teens who allegedly committed a carjacking last weekend.
A trial date has yet to be set for the three people accused of attacking a gay couple in Center City this past fall.
GRAND FORKS, N.D. (AP) — A monthlong police investigation has concluded that a gay man who reported being the victim of a hate crime at a University of North Dakota fraternity invented the story and actually instigated the fight.
A federal grand jury has indicted a North Texas man on kidnapping and hate crime counts after authorities say he severely beat a gay man he met through an online service.
New York's highest court is allowing prosecutors to resubmit a case alleging manslaughter as a hate crime to a grand jury after agreeing that a man's earlier conviction had to be thrown out.
NEW YORK (AP) - A Brooklyn man has been sentenced to 20 years behind bars for an assault on a transgendered woman that left her with severe brain injuries.
(EDGE) A New York City woman was arrested after allegedly stabbing a black transgender man who offered his seat to her on a subway Christmas night. She has been charged with assault as a hate crime, the New York Daily News reports.
Officers from the New York Police Department arrested and charged two men and one teen suspected of chasing and shooting a man dressed as a woman in Brooklyn Saturday morning, the New York Daily News reports.
(EDGE) New York City Police are investigating the weekend stabbing of a 28-year-old gay man as a possible anti-gay hate crime.
NEW YORK — The NYPD is looking for a suspect in a gay bias attack on a New Jersey man on a subway platform.
At least two Indianapolis-based officials and two organizations are calling upon state lawmakers to establish a hate crime law.
CLEVELAND (AP) — A Cleveland police official says police believe the recent slayings of two transgender women were motivated by hate.
A judge sentenced an Ohio man, who was in charge of taking care of his younger disabled brother, with two-and-a-half years in prison Monday after threatening to castrate and "beat the gay" out of his sibling, the Lancaster Eagle Gazette reports.
A transgender woman and LGBT activist from Toledo, Ohio was attacked on her walk home Monday afternoon in what may be a hate crime, Northwest Ohio's NBC-affiliate station WNWO reports.
(WB) A gay man in Oklahoma raising a black son has filed a civil rights lawsuit against his local sheriff for allegedly allowing fellow residents to burn down his home in an attempt to run him out of town.
A jury found a woman guilty of obstruction of justice Wednesday for her role in an attack on a gay couple who were walking a pink poodle in Hillsboro.
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HILLSBORO, Ore. (AP) _ A 25-year-old Oregon woman convicted of murder in the death of her 4-year-old son has been sentenced to life in prison. Jessica Dutro will serve 25 years before she gets her first chance at parole.
A three-judge panel of the Third Circuit Court of Appeals last week upheld all current convictions against Frank R. Chester, who murdered Anthony V. Milano almost 30 years ago.