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Watch: Gay Chef Suffers Allegedly Homophobic Assault; Attack Caught on Video

Watch: Gay Chef Suffers Allegedly Homophobic Assault; Attack Caught on Video

By Kilian Melloy | Feb 20
Nelson Bardales, a chef at Tu Tierra restaurant in Miami, told the media that a Feb. 10 assault that left him with fractured facial bones — an assault captured on security cameras — came out of the blue from a complete stranger.

Salt Lake City Police Question Alleged Assailant; Video Shows Man Ask 'Are You Gay?' Before Striking

Salt Lake City Police Question Alleged Assailant; Video Shows Man Ask 'Are You Gay?' Before Striking

By Kilian Melloy | Feb 19
Police in Salt Lake City questioned a suspect who could be seen striking a gay man in a video that the alleged victim recorded and later uploaded to Twitter.

No Plan for Smollett to do Follow-Up Police Interview Monday

No Plan for Smollett to do Follow-Up Police Interview Monday

Feb 18
Attorneys for "Empire" actor Jussie Smollett say there are no plans for him to meet with Chicago detectives Monday for a follow-up interview about his reported assault.

Smollett Developments Leave Some Baffled, Others Outraged

Smollett Developments Leave Some Baffled, Others Outraged

By Lindsey Bahr | Feb 18
The national outrage that simmered after actor Jussie Smollett said he was attacked by people shouting racial and anti-gay slurs was fueled in part by celebrities who spoke out loud and strong on social media.

Chicago Police Seek Follow-Up Interview with Jussie Smollett

Chicago Police Seek Follow-Up Interview with Jussie Smollett

By Sara Burnett and Greg McCune | Feb 18
Chicago police said Sunday they're still seeking a follow-up interview with Jussie Smollett after receiving new information that "shifted" their investigation of a reported attack on the "Empire" actor.

Aurora Attacker Took Gun to Work He Shouldn't Have Owned

Aurora Attacker Took Gun to Work He Shouldn't Have Owned

By Don Babwin and Caryn Rousseau | Feb 17
The man who opened fire and killed five co-workers took a gun he wasn't supposed to have to a job he was about to lose.

Chicago Police: Jussie Smollett Assault Case Has 'Shifted'

Chicago Police: Jussie Smollett Assault Case Has 'Shifted'

By Greg McCune | Feb 17
Chicago police said Saturday the investigation into the assault reported by Jussie Smollett has "shifted" due to information received from two brothers questioned in the case.

Illinois Man Being Fired from Job Fatally Shoots 5 Workers

Illinois Man Being Fired from Job Fatally Shoots 5 Workers

By Carrie Antlfinger and Amanda Seitz | Feb 16
The frantic calls started pouring in at 1:24 p.m. A gunman was shooting people inside a sprawling manufacturing warehouse in Aurora, Illinois.

Key Moments in Actor Jussie Smollett's Chicago Attack

Key Moments in Actor Jussie Smollett's Chicago Attack

Feb 15
"Empire" actor and R&B singer Jussie Smollett told Chicago police last month that two men physically attacked him and yelled racial and homophobic slurs. Here are some key moments in the story.

Chicago Police: 2 Questioned in Smollett Attack are Suspects

Chicago Police: 2 Questioned in Smollett Attack are Suspects

By Don Babwin | Feb 15
Two men characterized by police as "persons of interest" in the attack against "Empire" actor Jussie Smollett are now considered suspects and have been arrested on "probable cause that they may have committed a crime," a Chicago police spokesman said.

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