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Three Gay Men Robbed After Night at NYC's The Eagle

Three Gay Men Robbed After Night at NYC's The Eagle

By Emell Adolphus | Feb 3, 2023

Three men in their late 30s and 40s visited the Chelsea gay leather bar on separate nights in October and November and say they were lured away from the club and robbed.

45-Year Sentence Given for 2020 Attack on Gay Louisiana Man

45-Year Sentence Given for 2020 Attack on Gay Louisiana Man

Jan 27, 2023

A Louisiana man has been sentenced to 45 years in prison for the kidnapping and grisly knife attack on a teen in 2020 — part of what federal authorities said was a scheme to kidnap and murder gay men.

Prosecutors Seek Justice in Baldwin Case, Regardless of Fame

Prosecutors Seek Justice in Baldwin Case, Regardless of Fame

By Morgan Lee | Jan 22, 2023

Alec Baldwin faces two types of manslaughter charges in a reckoning on gun safety and the film industry, with two potential standards for proof and possible sanctions of up to five years in prison.

Ex-GOP Candidate Arrested in Shootings at Lawmakers' Homes

Ex-GOP Candidate Arrested in Shootings at Lawmakers' Homes

By Rio Yamat | Jan 17, 2023

A failed Republican candidate who made baseless claims the election last November was "rigged" against him was arrested in connection with drive-by shootings targeting homes of Democratic lawmakers.

Study: LGBTQ+ People 9 times More Likely to be Hate Crime Targets

Study: LGBTQ+ People 9 times More Likely to be Hate Crime Targets

Jan 13, 2023

A new study suggests that the odds of being a violent hate crime victim is nine times greater for LGBTQ+ people than for cisgender and straight people from 2017 to 2019.

Gay Club Dancer Stabbed Rental Host After Several Unwanted Advances

Gay Club Dancer Stabbed Rental Host After Several Unwanted Advances

By Emell Adolphus | Jan 12, 2023

Geoffrey Tracy was 25 and waiting for his dreams of being a personal trainer to happen when he was offered a place to stay in what turned out to be an ultimately violent situation.

Ukrainian Family Accused in Beating of Gay Man Heading to Court

Ukrainian Family Accused in Beating of Gay Man Heading to Court

By Emell Adolphus | Jan 8, 2023

The Ukrainian Makarenko family facing attempted murder charges for allegedly attacking and blinding a gay Florida man are heading to court on January 27.."

'Real Housewives of Salt Lake City' Star Jennifer Shah Gets 6 1/2 Years

'Real Housewives of Salt Lake City' Star Jennifer Shah Gets 6 1/2 Years

By Larry Neumeister | Jan 6, 2023

A judge sentenced a member of "The Real Housewives of Salt Lake City" to 6 1/2 years in prison on Friday for defrauding thousands of people nationwide in a telemarketing scam, many of them vulnerable or older.

NYC Robbery Crews Drug Unsuspecting Men, Some Fatally

NYC Robbery Crews Drug Unsuspecting Men, Some Fatally

Dec 26, 2022

Multiple people have been fatally poisoned with narcotics in what investigators say were schemes by criminal crews to incapacitate and rob people at New York City bars and nightclubs.

LA Jury Convicts Tory Lanez of Shooting Megan Thee Stallion

LA Jury Convicts Tory Lanez of Shooting Megan Thee Stallion

By Andrew Dalton | Dec 24, 2022

In a courtroom that turned chaotic after a trial that seethed with tension, a Los Angeles jury on Friday found rapper Tory Lanez guilty of three felonies in the 2020 shooting of hip-hop star Megan Thee Stallion.

Mother Continues Awareness Campaign Months After Son's Robbery and Death

Mother Continues Awareness Campaign Months After Son's Robbery and Death

By Emell Adolphus | Dec 21, 2022

Robberies affecting NYC's gay nightlife scene are being illuminated by a grieving mom: 'This has gone on too long, ' she says months after her son's death.

New York City Councilman Erik Bottcher Targeted By Anti-LGBTQ Vandalism

New York City Councilman Erik Bottcher Targeted By Anti-LGBTQ Vandalism

By Emell Adolphus | Dec 20, 2022

Two people were arrested Monday for breaking into New York City Councilman Erik Bottcher's apartment building.

Nonbinary Department of Energy Official Sam Brinton Officially Fired

Nonbinary Department of Energy Official Sam Brinton Officially Fired

By Emell Adolphus | Dec 13, 2022

Nonbinary Department of Energy official Sam Brinton officially fired over a string of thefts. Brinton was let go after being accused of a string of luggage thefts, according to multiple reports

Energy Department Official Sam Brinton Also Allegedly Stole $1,700 In Jewelry

Energy Department Official Sam Brinton Also Allegedly Stole $1,700 In Jewelry

By Emell Adolphus | Dec 12, 2022

Energy Department official Sam Brinton allegedly stole $1,700 in jewelry, Brinton, who identifies as nonbinary, recently made news after being charged in two separate instances for stealing suitcases at U.S. airports.

Britain's Most Wanted: See Why this Boxer's Mugshot is Trending

Britain's Most Wanted: See Why this Boxer's Mugshot is Trending

Dec 9, 2022

When the mugshot of British boxer Robert Rimmer was posted on the Internet, he got a lot of attention but none of it has helped police locate the 36 year old on drug-related charges.

Colorado Shooter's 2021 Case Dropped for Lack of Cooperation

Colorado Shooter's 2021 Case Dropped for Lack of Cooperation

By Colleen Slevin, Jim Mustian, Mike Balsamo, Bernard Condon and Jesse Bedayn | Dec 9, 2022

The Colorado Springs gay nightclub shooter had charges dropped in a 2021 bomb threat case after family members who were terrorized in the incident refused to cooperate, according to the district attorney and court documents unsealed Thursday.

Lead Sponsor of Florida's 'Don't Say Gay' Law Busted for Alleged Fraud

Lead Sponsor of Florida's 'Don't Say Gay' Law Busted for Alleged Fraud

By Kilian Melloy | Dec 8, 2022

The Republican state representative who was the lead sponsor of Florida's "Don't Say Gay" law faces decades in prison for allegedly defrauding the government's pandemic loan program for $150,000.

Watch: Police Investigating Death of Trans Woman Day Rodas, 27

Watch: Police Investigating Death of Trans Woman Day Rodas, 27

By Kilian Melloy | Dec 6, 2022

Police are investigating the death of transgender woman Day Rodas, 27, whose body was discovered last week in the countryside outside Malibu, California.

Man who Shot Lady Gaga's Dog Walker Gets 21 Years in Prison

Man who Shot Lady Gaga's Dog Walker Gets 21 Years in Prison

By Stefanie Dazio | Dec 6, 2022

The man who shot and wounded Lady Gaga's dog walker while stealing her French bulldogs last year took a plea deal and was sentenced to 21 years in prison on Monday, officials said.

Man Charged with Threatening Doctor over Transgender Care

Man Charged with Threatening Doctor over Transgender Care

Dec 4, 2022

Federal prosecutors have charged a Texas man with threatening a Boston physician who cares for transgender children.

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