Crime

Undercover Police Used Gay Dating App Jack'd To Buy Weed and Were Sold Lawn Grass

On Tuesday, detectives from Metro Nashville’s Midtown Precinct logged onto the gay hookup app “Jack’d“, as part of an ongoing undercover investigation regarding robberies in the Hillside Avenue area. They were looking for suspects selling marijuana on the app, due to one of the robbery victims reporting that as a part of how he was lured to the area. A spokesperson for MNPD says the scope of use for the application was to prevent further victimization of members of the LGBT community, and not part of any larger operation.

Teacher Commits Suicide After Sexual Relationship With Male Student Surfaces

A teacher who disappeared after being charged with sexually abusing a sixth-grade boy in Georgia has been found dead from an apparent self-inflicted gunshot wound, police said.

Zachary Meadors, 28, of Lawrenceville, was found slumped over in a vehicle on Scenic Highway on Wednesday, four days after he was last seen, according to the Gwinnett County Police Department.

Meadors, who was reported missing by relatives Monday, had worked for two years as an English teacher at Freedom Middle School in Stone Mountain, WSB-TV reports.

Gay Adult Film Start Max Konnor Says He Was Kicked Out Of Leather Store Because He's Black

A gay porn star  has accused a New York City leather shop for kicking him out because of his race.

Max Konnor, of Lucas Entertainment, has claimed he was racially profiled at the west village shop The Leather Man.

Owners of The Leather Man have refuted his claims.

Guys, I just experienced racism full force,’ Konnor said on Twitter.

‘The owner of Leather Man just kicked me out after coming in trying to get an outfit made for the GayVN Awards.

‘Please let them know that this behavior will not stand. Do not support this company. Send them a message.’

Family Sues Walgreens For $525 Million After Security Guard Kills Son "For Being Black,Gay and Homeless"

"Jonathan Hart was profiled because he was homeless. He was harassed because he was gay, and he was shot because he was black."

A 21-year-old man who was fatally shot by a security guard at a Hollywood Walgreens store was not shoplifting, but was targeted because he was black and gay, an attorney for the man's family said Tuesday.

Jonathan Hart, 21, who was homeless and was also known as Sky Young, was fatally shot at 8:10 p.m. Dec. 2 inside the store at Sunset Boulevard and Vine Street.

Pastor Charged With Killing Transwoman To Keep Her Silent About Their Relationship

A Michigan pastor who allegedly killed a transgender woman was charged with murder on Monday.

Kelly Stough was found in a Detroit street on Friday and the Wayne County prosecutor’s office confirmed Albert Weathers had been arrested in relation to the crime.

FOX 2 Detroit reported that the 46-year-old was charged with first-degree murder and was being held on $1 million bond.

Speaking to the broadcaster, Jessica Williams Stough, the victim’s mother, vowed to fight on.

2 Men Arrested In Las Vegas Stabbing Attack of Gay Couple

Police arrested two men in the assault and stabbing of a gay couple near Simmons Street and Vegas Drive last week.

Kealan Abraham, 34, and Andre Duncan, 39, were arrested on Dec. 2 for battery with a deadly weapon, battery with use of deadly weapon result of substantial bodily harm and conspiracy to commit criminal contempt, according to Las Vegas Metropolitan Police.

Woman Suffers Broken Spine After Homophobic Attack On NYC Subway

The NYPD's Hate Crime Task Force is investigating an attack on a subway in Queens.

The attack happened November 30th on a Manhattan-bound E train heading to the Forest Hills Station.

Police say a man got into an argument with a 20-year-old woman. During the argument, police say the man used a homophobic slur

As the woman walked away, the man approached from behind, punched her in the back of the head, and shoved her to the ground, causing her to strike her head.

The attacker ran off.

The victim was treated for a fractured spine.

Man Arrested For Kidnapping and Sexual Assault After Hammering Ice Pick Through "Roomate's" Penis

A Utah man was charged for allegedly torturing his roommate and then hammering an ice pick-like tool through his genitals.

Jason Dee Maughn, 45, was charged on September 5, following the August 30 incident in Salt Lake County, Utah. Maughn, who was booked on Sunday, was charged with first-degree felony aggravated kidnapping, first-degree felony sexual assault, second-degree felony aggravated assault and second-degree felony mayhem.

Step Father Killed 10 Year Old Son He Thought Was Gay By Dropping Him On His Head 10 Times

LOS ANGELES -- Numerous calls made to the Los Angeles County Department of Children and Family Services have come to light after grand jury documents were unsealed by a judge presiding over a Lancaster child-abuse case.

The case revolves around 10-year-old Anthony Avalos, who died in June, and his mother and her boyfriend who are accused of torturing and murdering him.

Los Angeles County prosecutors describe Anthony's life as 10 years of torture that was doled out by Heather Barron and Kareem Leiva. The couple have been charged with murder.

Gay Couple Attacked Near DC Police Station After Kickball Game

DC Police are investigating an assault on two gay men as a hate crime. The incident happened near the U St. Corridor shortly after 11 p.m. on Sunday, September 16th.

One of the two victims posted photos to Facebook. The photos show lacerations to one man’s face, bruising under another’s eye.There’s also a photo of blood on a DC Kickball league shirt.

“Everything was and is a blur…but I cannot forget the confusion, fear, and sadness I felt in this moment,” the victim wrote on Facebook.

Zachory Hinson is a friend and DC Kickball team captain.