Crime

Eight Black Women Run This City's Entire Justice System

Two years ago the city of South Fulton, Georgia got to do something unusual: Build a government and a justice system from scratch. 

The brand new city of 100,000 residents — 90% of whom are black — broke off from greater Fulton County. One of the first things they did was build a justice system founded on the progressive, rehabilitative principles reflected in the community, and one that looks like the community, too. In the end — and almost by accident — they started a branch of government entirely run by eight black women. 

Gay Argentinian rugby player left with fractured eye after brutal homophobic attack

A RUGBY player in Argentina suffered an horrendous homophobic attack which left him hospitalised with a fractured eye.

Jonathan Castellari was buying breakfast when we was jumped by seven men and savagely beaten up.

The player is a member of Ciervos Pampas Rugby Club, an organisation that aims to fight discrimination against homophobia.

According to Marca, Castellari was with a friend at the time when the group of men started hurling insults in his direction.

Gay Man Loses An Ear After Homophobic Attack

A gay man suffered such extensive injuries from a homophobic attack that he lost one of his ears.

Police in Albany, New York, have arrested 37-year-old Hubert Dabbs in connection with the assault.

Dabbs stomped on the head of the victim on the steps of an apartment building, according to police. The incident occurred this Saturday (9/1/2018). As he left the scene, a bloody footprint was left behind on the steps.

Man Killed After Dallas Police Officer Enters His Apartment Thinking It Was Hers

A Saint Lucian was shot dead Thursday night after a Dallas police officer entered an apartment unit she believed was her own, local reports say.

The deceased has been identified as Botham Shem Jean.

The shooting happened at the South Side Flats before 10 p.m., about one block from the Dallas Police Department Headquarters, it has been reported.

According to local media, at a news conference early Friday morning, Dallas Sgt. Warren Mitchell said the officer was heading home after working a full shift when she walked into an apartment unit she believed was her own.

Philadelphia Transwoman Shantee Tucker The 19th Transwoman Killed This Year

A week after two transgender women — one in Chicago and one in Shreveport — were murdered in one day, Philadelphia magazine is reporting that a trans woman has been murdered in Philly.

According to police reports, officers responding to a shooting call at 4300 Old York Road at 1:05 a.m. Wednesday, Sept. 5, found the body of 30-year-old Shantee Tucker. Tucker had been shot in the back; she was taken to Temple Hospital where Dejanay Stanton

Rapper Young Thug Arrested For Possession Of Meth

Atlanta rapper Young Thug faces new felony charges related to an arrest last year.

The artist, whose real name is Jeffery Lamar Williams, is charged with possession of meth, hydrocodone, and marijuana with intent to distribute as well as having three other controlled substances and a firearm during the commission of a felony. In the DeKalb County grand jury indictment obtained by FOX 5 News, Williams is mentioned with co-defendants Cedric Lamont Jones and Sergio Giavanni Kitchens.

Gay PHD Student Killed Within 4 Hours After Moving To Chicago To Live With Fiance

A Northwestern University doctoral student who beat cancer was one of six people shot to death over the weekend in Chicago, gunned down by a stray bullet when he walked into the middle of a gunfight just four hours after arriving in the city to start school, police and his mother said.

Shane Colombo, 25, was killed Sunday in the Rogers Park neighborhood of Chicago while on an errand to buy clothes hangers, said his mother, Tonya Colombo of Menifee, California.

2 Priests Arrested For Blowing Each Other Near Children's Playground

Two Chicago-area priests were charged Monday with Lewd and Lascivious behavior and Indecent Exposure after being caught performing a sexual act inside a car parked on a Miami Beach street.

According to Miami Beach Police, 39-year-old Diego Berrio and 30-year-old Edwin GiraldoCortez were in the front seat of a car performing oral sex.

Police got a 911 call about a lewd and lascivious incident taking place in the 1300 block of Ocean Drive.

Man Sentenced To Death After Murdering Gay Couple

A Florida man has been sentenced to death for the “cold, calculated and premeditated” murder of a married gay couple in South Florida.

Peter Avsenew, 33, was found guilty last November on two counts of first-degree murder for the 2010 deaths of Kevin Powell, 52, and Stephen Adams, 47. A jury voted unanimously in January for the death penalty, and a judge earlier this week granted their recommendation.

Pastor and Politician Arrested For 26 Felony Counts of Sex With Underage Males

Via News Cleveland5:

A Conneaut Councilman is behind bars for more than two dozen charges of sexual misconduct.

Phillip Garcia, 63, was arrested and taken to the Ashtabula County Jail on Tuesday, according to employees at the sheriff's office.

Court documents revealed that Garcia is being held on 26 felony charges.

The 26-count indictment includes five counts of rape, four counts of corruption of a minor and two counts of sexual conduct with a minor. He was also indicted on 15 felony counts of compelling prostitution.