Crime

WTF: 300 Pound Woman Admits To Crushing Her Boyfriend To Death Over Crack

A woman has pleaded guilty to killing her boyfriend by stabbing him, hitting him with a table leg and crushing him under the weight of her roughly 300 pounds.

Windi Thomas, of Erie, faces a sentence of 18 to 36 years after pleading guilty to third-degree murder. She had been scheduled for trial next week, but instead will be sentenced on Dec. 21.

Former Inmate With HIV Wins $140K Lawsuit After Spending A Year In Solitary Confinement

A former inmate with HIV will receive $150,000 after he was given a harsher penalty for alleged sexual activity than a non-infected partner.

The state agreed to change policy in assessing inmates with HIV, the proposed settlement says.

John Dorn, 47, said he spent 11 months in administrative segregation, was given a higher security classification then sent to a prison in the Upper Peninsula. The other prisoner only lost privileges for 30 days.

Dorn contended he had an undetectable viral load because of anti-retroviral medication he was taking.

Neighbors Refused To Call Police As Gay Couple Beaten and Stabbed Outside Home

A gay couple said they were the target of a hate crime outside their central Las Vegas home.

Charles Clements said two people ambushed him and his boyfriend, Vincent, sending them both to the hospital.

Charles was hit in the head. He was released Friday morning. On the phone, Vincent told FOX5 he was released from University Medical Center on Friday night. But he is still in a lot of pain. He has two broken ribs and a punctured lung.

Thursday night, Charles picked up Vincent from work at Walmart. Little did they know two people were following them home.

Baltimore Police Search For Trans Woman's Killer

Baltimore Police have offered a reward for anyone who may have information on the death of a trans woman known as Tydie.

Tydie was shot while on the 1900 block of West Lanvale Street in West Baltimore on November 26 around 4.15 am local time. She died of her injuries two days later.

The circumstances of the shooting are unclear, but Balitmore police is investigating it as a homicide.

Uber Passenger Arrested For Pulling D*ck Out, Asking If Driver Wanted To Touch It

Police arrested a Coralville man after he allegedly exposed himself to an Uber driver Wednesday morning. 

Christopher Wayne Jensen, 27, allegedly got into the front seat of an Uber he called for on the morning of July 19, according to a report. Police say during the ride, Jensen pulled out his penis and masturbated in front of the driver.

Jensen asked the driver, "do you want to touch it?" according to the complaint. Police say the Uber driver stopped and told Jensen to leave the car. 

Parole Officer Kills Parolee To Hide Their Sexual Relationship

BROCKTON — A Brockton murder defendant’s desire to keep his gay relationship on the down low may have motivated him to kill his former lover, according to the prosecution.

Kian Willis, 21, of Brockton, was arraigned on a charge of murder late Wednesday afternoon at Brockton District Court following his arrest by Brockton police at 2 p.m. Willis is being accused of pulling the trigger, or at least being part of a joint venture, in the fatal shooting of 27-year-old Patrick Sequeira-Ferreira on Nov. 12 on Keith Avenue in Brockton.

4 Highschool Football Players Arrested For Raping Teammate With Broomstick

Four suspects charged in an alleged locker room sexual assault at Damascus High School were released on bond Monday.

A bond hearing was held for four of the five players who were being charged as adults.

Jean Claude Abedi, Kristian Jamal Lee, Will Daniel Smith, Caleb Thorpe face charges including first-degree rape in the alleged Halloween locker room attack against their own teammates on the Damascus JV football team.

Man Gets Only 10 Years After Killing Brother And Saying 3 Black Men Did It

A Bronx man who stabbed his younger brother to death, then tried to blame the killing on three made-up black men, will serve 10 years behind bars — a sentence that left the slain sibling’s family fuming.

As teared poured from his eyes and snot ran from his nose, Dennis Martinez begged Bronx Supreme Court Judge Lester Adler to give him “the lowest possible time that you can” for killing his 36-year-old brother, Jorge Montanez, saying he’ll be forever haunted by his actions.

A jury found the 53-year-old Martinez guilty of manslaughter in October.

Uber Driver Drags Man Down The Street After He Hugs His Husband

It was supposed to be a quick Uber ride, but a gay Manhattan couple claims the driver turned on them, leaving them scarred in more ways than one.

Taray Carey and Alex from the East Village say the driver gunned the car, dragging one of them along the ground down a busy street and they said it all started from a hate-filled tirade.

The couple tells News 4 in an exclusive interview that it was a hug in the backseat that set the Uber driver into a hateful rage Tuesday night.

Gay Man Beaten And Robbed After Paying $50 To Have Sex With Man He Met On Instagram

A Vero Beach man was arrested after a man reported being kidnapped, beaten and subjected to an anti-gay slur, according to the Sebastian Police Department.

Matthew Evans, 20, of the 1400 block of 14th Court, was charged Nov. 21 with kidnapping and attempted robbery.

Two Sebastian men are wanted in the case.

The accuser told police he arranged to meet Evans and another man for a sexual encounter at the Sebastian River Landing clubhouse, near Sebastian Boulevard and 90th Avenue, after meeting them on Instagram, according to Evans' arrest warrant.