Crime

Man Brutally Attacks Gay Man For "Turning His Brother Gay" After They Had Sex

A gay man had to beg for an ambulance and was told he was going to die after his attacker took umbrage to the fact he had 'slept with his brother'.

Luke Pope, 29, of Douglas Avenue in Whitstable, launched a brutal attack on his victim who had shared a taxi with him after leaving Cameo nightclub in Ashford.

The homophobic attack, which lasted around 15 to 20 minutes, took place because the assailant said the victim "was one of the reasons his brother was gay".

Lesbian Couple Drives Off Cliff With Their Adopted Children After Child Abuse Allegations

The lesbian mothers who died on Monday along with at least three of their six adopted children after plunging 100ft over a coastal cliff in California had been reported to Child Protective Services days earlier for allegedly starving their kids. 

On Friday, neighbors of Jennifer and Sarah Hart, both 39, called CPS to report that their son Devonte had come to their home asking for food every day for a week. 

Man Ordered Girlfriend To Rape 11 Year Old Autistic Son He Thought Was Gay

An Alabama man and his girlfriend were convicted this week for the rape of his 11-year-old autistic son.

Sean Cole was convicted for the rape of his 11-year-old autistic son.
The boy's father, 29-year-old Sean Cole, got his girlfriend to rape, sodomize and abuse the child because he thought his son was gay, according to the prosecutor.

On Tuesday, a Madison County jury convicted Cole and his girlfriend, Khadeijah Moore, of rape, sodomy and sexual abuse of a child younger than 12. Each faces up to life in prison. Sentencing is May 24 at 11 a.m.

Transwoman Amia Tyrae Berryman Found Dead Of Gunshot Wounds In New Orleans

A New Orleans resident has become the seventh trans woman to have been killed in the US this year.

The body of Amia Tyrae Berryman, 28, was found at 1.15am yesterday morning at the Shades Motel on Airline Highway, Baton Rouge. Berryman had gunshot injuries. The local coroner confirmed to GSN that an autopsy will be performed later today.

Hotel staff have told police Berryman was a guest at the hotel and had checked in for the night.

Local news outlets mis-gendered the victim, but her death has been mourned by online LGBTI activists and bloggers.

Man Shot While Holding Husband's Hand At Gay Resort In Puerto Vallarta

A Palm Springs real estate agent was injured early Saturday when he was shot while walking through Puerto Vallarta, Mexico, in what he and his husband are calling a hate crime.

At about 2:30 a.m., at the end of a night of dancing, Carl Blea and Marc Lange were holding hands and walking to the condo where they were staying, Lange said. As they passed through a plaza, a man standing nearby yelled something at them. Blea then noticed the man pull out a gun and tried to get himself and Lange to safety.

Transwoman Found Stabbed To Death In London Hotel

A trans woman was stabbed to death in a London hotel near Heathrow Airport.

Naomi, 36, was discovered at Heathrow Palace in Hounslow with knife injuries at 10.50am on Sunday last week.

She was pronounced dead 30 minutes later.

Jesse McDonald, 24, of Hounslow, was charged with murder.

A 17-year-old girl, who cannot be named for legal reasons, was charged with assisting an offender. She was released on bail and will appear at the Old Bailey on April 17th  .

Tributes were paid to the victim.

Expelled Grad Student Charged With Raping Male Classmates At Gunpoint

ST. LOUIS — Four days before a Kansas State University graduate was due in court on charges that he sexually assaulted an unconscious man at a campus fraternity last fall, he sexually assaulted a University of Missouri-St. Louis student at gunpoint in an on-campus apartment, prosecutors allege.

Community Mourns Nurse Killed After Driver Plows Through Crowd Outside Gay Club

HOUSTON, Texas (KTRK) -- The driver will now face murder charges in connection with a bar fight that ended with a man getting run over.

The incident happened outside Bayou City Bar and Grill in Montrose.

Edwin Lopez buried his face in his hands the moment police told him his best friend, Jared Jacobs, didn't make it.

Lopez and Jacobs left the bar around 2 a.m. when he says out of nowhere a car plowed through the crowded parking lot.

Police say the driver, seen in handcuffs, hit at least four people.

Police Officer Charged With Performing Oral Sex On Suicidal Man While In Custody

A man who was being held by police on a misdemeanor charge was sexually assaulted twice by one of his guards while he was at the hospital on Feb 3., prosecutors say. Now Officer Carlyle Calhoun, 46, a 10-year-veteran of the police force, faces multiple charges in the alleged assault.

Police were holding an unnamed suspect for a misdemeanor charge when he began saying he was suicidal, leading Calhoun and another officer to drive him to a local hospital for a psychiatric evaluation, reported ABC 7.

Men Arrested For Trying To Burn Down Ex Boyfriend's House With Spaghetti Sauce

Yes you read the title correctly.  Two Florida men are accused of breaking into their ex-boyfriend’s home and using Ragu sauce to try and burn it down.

Derrick Irving, 36, and John Silva, 28, were arrested on March 13 after allegedly breaking into the home and stealing several items, including a flat-screen television, window A/C unit and vacuum, according to Orlando television station  WKMC.

The victim called 911 after being alerted by security cameras of motion being detected in the house. He said a towel had been placed over one of the cameras.