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Gay Man Lured with Fake Grindr Profile, Attacked by Hammer-Weilding Gang of Teens

Gay Man Lured with Fake Grindr Profile, Attacked by Hammer-Weilding Gang of Teens

By Kilian Melloy | Oct 18
A gay man in Dublin, Ireland, is now speaking out publicly to tell the story of how a hammer-wielding gang of laughing teens attacked him after using a fake Grindr profile to lure him into an ambush.

Plan to Close Notorious Rikers Jail Complex by 2026 Approved

Plan to Close Notorious Rikers Jail Complex by 2026 Approved

By Karen Matthews | Oct 18
New York City lawmakers voted Thursday to close the notorious Rikers Island jail complex, which has become synonymous with violence and neglect, and replace it with four smaller jails.

Man Heard in Strangling Video Charged in 2nd Death In Alaska

Man Heard in Strangling Video Charged in 2nd Death In Alaska

Oct 17
A man accused of killing a woman who was seen strangled in videos on a digital memory card was charged Thursday with the death of another woman, authorities in Alaska said.

Fourth Transgender Murder Reported in Kansas City

Fourth Transgender Murder Reported in Kansas City

By Sam Cronin | Oct 17
Police in Kansas City have a man in custody for fatally shooting a transgender woman, Brianna "BB" Hill. This is the fourth murder of a transgender person in Kansas City this year. The city has a reported 118 homicides this year in total.

'Tarzan' Actor Ron Ely's Wife Killed; Son Shot by Deputies

'Tarzan' Actor Ron Ely's Wife Killed; Son Shot by Deputies

Oct 17
"Tarzan" actor Ron Ely's wife was stabbed to death in their California home by their 30-year-old son, who was then shot and killed by sheriff's deputies, authorities said Wednesday.

NYC Gay Man Says He Was Attacked, Robbed after Refusing Sex on the Street

NYC Gay Man Says He Was Attacked, Robbed after Refusing Sex on the Street

By Kilian Melloy | Oct 16
A gay NYC man recounts being propositioned on the street by a stranger who then subjected him to a brutal attack and robbery.

Jury Selection Set to Begin in Landmark Federal Opioid Trial

Jury Selection Set to Begin in Landmark Federal Opioid Trial

By Mark Gillispie and Julie Carr Smyth | Oct 16
Jury selection is scheduled to begin Wednesday in the first federal trial over the opioids epidemic.

Felicity Huffman Starts Serving Prison Time in College Scam

Felicity Huffman Starts Serving Prison Time in College Scam

Oct 15
"Desperate Housewives" star Felicity Huffman reported Tuesday to a U.S. prison in California to serve a two-week sentence in a college admissions scandal, a representative said.

Watch: Drag Performer Victim of Hit and Run-in Possible Hate Crime

Watch: Drag Performer Victim of Hit and Run-in Possible Hate Crime

By Kilian Melloy | Oct 15
Friends and authorities are wondering whether drag performer and fashion designer Sasha Markgraf was intentionally targeted by the driver of a car that reportedly veered toward him and his group of friends before striking him in a possible hate crime.

'Drag Race' Star Tatianna Arrested During Pride Event for Disorderly Conduct

'Drag Race' Star Tatianna Arrested During Pride Event for Disorderly Conduct

Oct 15
"RuPaul's Drag Race" Season 2 star Tatianna was arrested for disorderly conduct in Atlanta, Ga. Sunday during a Pride event.

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